Author: Allan Doughty

Allan Doughty

On the 18 March 2020, the first Covid-19 case was diagnosed in Bermuda. During the “first wave” of the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Government of Bermuda has taken extraordinary measures to deal with the crisis through the declaration of an emergency passed pursuant to Bermuda’s Constitution,...

Allan Doughty

On June 19, 2020, the House of Assembly passed a Bill to amend the Public Health Act. The effect of the amendment is that the Minister of Health now has the power to declare a “Public Health Emergency” if she is satisfied that a communicable...