04 May 2020 – High Court allows man to visit dying father against Ministry of Health decision

Type of Intervention: Judiciary
Sectors Involved: Corrections / Justice
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: High Court Justice

Overview: High Court rules in favour of man seeking to leave managed quarantine to visit his dying father
Full details here: http://www.courtsofnz.govt.nz/assets/cases/Christiansen-v-The-Director-General-of-Health-Reasons-NZHC-887.pdf

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Type of Justification: Expert testimony
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – other, medical testimony
Evidence/Justification: Expert medical evidence attested to poor health of father and level of precaution required to safely visit him