The past 10 months were littered with court cases arising from the Covid-19 lockdown regulations imposed in terms of the Disaster Management Act — and the courts are set to be just as busy in 2021.

The regulations that govern the lockdown all but brought the economy to a standstill in the first half of 2020, and some concerned stakeholders turned to the courts before restrictions were gradually lifted as SA passed the first wave of Covid-19. But harsher restrictions were reimposed at the end of 2020 as a second wave hit the country...

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