17 March 2020 – Criminalised the intentional exposure of others to COVID-19

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Policing and justice
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Disaster Management Act made the intentional exposure of others to COVID19 potentially prosecutable as assault, attempted murder or murder.
Full details here: https://openbylaws.org.za/za/act/gn/2020/318/eng/#top