RGNUL Student Research Review Profile picture
RSRR is a bi-annual, student run, and blind peer reviewed, flagship law journal & blog based at @RGNULPUNJAB. RTs are not endorsements.
Apr 8, 2020 11 tweets 9 min read
The government declared #COVID-19 as a “notified disaster” under the #Disaster Management Act, 2005. As per Section 10 of the Act, the Health Ministry has directed National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority to regulate the price and availability of #sanitizers and #masks. (1/n) The prevention of fake news over social media is also being controlled by the #government.
It is for the first time that under Section 6(2)(i) of the Act, a national lockdown was declared by the National Disaster Management Authority and implemented in the States u/s 38. (2/n)