FMF FEATURE ARTICLE
Ending state of disaster only the first step in restoring constitutional government – Martin van Staden
It seems conceivable that the state of disaster declared under the Disaster Management Act (DMA) in 2020 might soon end. This would involve the removal of various regulatory restrictions South Africans have been burdened with to cope with the spread of COVID-19. But repealing these restrictions would be only the first step in restoring constitutional government under the Rule of Law. Social and commercial introspection will also be necessary to return to normality.