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The Justice System and COVID-19 – We cannot Lose the Human Element

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in COVID-19 on Friday April 03, 2020.

Joseph A. Neuberger Neuberger & Partners LLP Criminal Defence Lawyers Access to the legal system and the proper functioning of our courts is an essential public service. Though the courts are not completely shut down during the coronavirus pandemic, case processing has slowed to the point that the backlog will cause significant problems. Former Chief Justice of Canada, Beverley McLachlin, writing for The Lawyer’s Daily, “beseech governments across Canada to...
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Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act – Take it Seriously and Help Stop the Spread of COVID19

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in COVID-19 on Wednesday April 01, 2020.

Joseph A. Neuberger Neuberger & Partners LLP Criminal Defence Lawyers www.nrlawyers.com The government of Ontario is determined to be very strong in their response to ensuring people social distance and obey orders to remain out of public areas. The Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (the “Act”) invoked during the pandemic has sever penalties including fines up to $100,000.000 and jail up to one year for disobeying the COVID-19 emergency...
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Quarantine Act Canada – Take it Seriously and Help Stop the Spread of COVID19

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in COVID-19 on Friday March 27, 2020.

Joseph A. Neuberger Neuberger & Partners LLP Criminal Defence Lawyers www.nrlawyers.com   The Quarantine Act (the “Act”) authorizes Quarantine Officers to implement various control measures to prevent the introduction and spread of communicable disease.  Under the Act, failure to comply can result in arrest, and fees and penalties. In order to prevent the spread of any communicable disease, including COVID19, the Public Health Agency of Canada collaborates with border partners,...
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Closure of All Playgrounds, Skateparks, Tennis Courts and other Public Gathering places to stop the spread of COVID-19

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in COVID-19 on Thursday March 26, 2020.

What you Need to Know Joseph A. Neuberger Neuberger & Partners LLP Criminal Defence Lawyers   In an effort to enforce physical distancing and curb the spread of Covid19, effective March 25, 2020, all city-owned playgrounds, sports fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, off-leash dog parks, skateboard and BMX parks, picnic areas, outdoor exercise equipment, and other parks amenities, as well as parking lots attached to its parks system are closed...
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COVID-19 UPDATE

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in COVID-19 on Tuesday March 17, 2020.

At Neuberger and Partners, we are monitoring the COVID-19 situation and have implemented safety measures to ensure the safety of our clients and staff. Our priority is and always will be the health, well-being and safety of our staff, clients and colleagues. We have put in place various measures to prevent and minimize the impact of COVID-19: In addition to standard hand-washing habits, our staff are washing hands before and...
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Can You Be Criminally Charged for Spreading Coronavirus?

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in COVID-19, Criminal Defence on Monday March 16, 2020.

What started as an epidemic in China has officially become a worldwide pandemic as of March 11, 2020. The World Health Organization reported the change in category after cases in different continents were reported without direct relation to the origin continent. Citizens and governments everywhere are concerned about containing the virus and preventing its spread. This issue has become so serious that some are wondering if you can be held...
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