Recent Cases

Larter v Hazzard [2022] NSWCA 238 (22 November 2022) (Brereton and Mitchelmore JJA)


Catchwords:


HEALTH – Public Health – COVID-19 – Public health orders made under Public Health Act 2010 (NSW), s 7, requiring state-employed healthcare workers to be vaccinated by particular dates – Whether it was open to the Minister to make the orders having regard to the risk to public health – Whether order could have effect beyond 90-day limit imposed by statute – Whether orders inconsistent with International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights