Australia’s ban on travellers returning from India due to Covid crisis may be unlawful

Australia’s ban on travellers returning from India due to Covid crisis may be unlawfulMay 1, 2021

Lawyers and academics say ban an ‘extraordinary precedent’ that could be open to multiple challenges

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The travel ban preventing Australians in India from returning home could be subject to legal challenges, with lawyers and academics believing the extraordinary measure may breach the law.

Scott Morrison’s government has been condemned for its “outrageous” decision to introduce fines of up to $66,600 or five years in prison, or both, for anyone defying a travel ban preventing Australians returning home from India.

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