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Coronavirus: PIL filed before Karnataka HC to amend Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, constitute Epidemic Disease Control Board

Rintu Mariam Biju

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed before the Karnataka High Court seeking to amend the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 by inviting suggestions from various organizations and experts in order to make the Act more effective, in light of the Coronavirus outbreak. [Mohammed Arif and vs Union of India and Anr]

A Division Bench of Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice Ashok S Kinagi will hear the matter on March 23.

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