Hashtag: #CovidLegalChallenge

Court Dismisses Mandatory Quarantine Case

[Updated with PDF + audio] The Supreme Court has dismissed the legal challenge brought by the Constitutional Freedom Bermuda group in relation to the mandatory quarantine policy. The ruling said, “The Applicants’ application for a declaration that the mandatory quarantine for unvaccinated travellers implemented pursuant to the Quarantine [COVID-19]... Read more of this article

CFB: Government ‘Failed To File Any Evidence’

“The Premier and Minister of Health failed to file any evidence by the Court’s deadline,” the Constitutional Freedom Bermuda [CFB] group has claimed, adding that “the mandatory hotel quarantine was first announced in May 2021 and the Government should have had the evidence to support their position before announcing it to the public.” A... Read more of this article

Court: No Injunction, But Expedited Hearing

“The Court was not minded to grant our application for interim injunctive relief but it did grant our application for an expedited hearing on this matter” and the application will be heard on the 7th and 8th July, the Constitutional Freedom Bermuda group said. A spokesperson said, “Constitutional Freedom Bermuda would like to take this... Read more of this article

Challenge To Covid Regulations In Court Today

The Constitutional Freedom Bermuda group — which is challenging the mandatory quarantine requirements — confirmed that the “application for emergency injunctive relief” will be heard by the Supreme Court at 2pm today. A spokesperson said, “Constitutional Freedom Bermuda would like to take this time to thank the Bermudian public... Read more of this article

Challenge To Covid Regulations Filed In Court

The legal challenge to the Covid-19 regulations which seek to “require non-vaccinated Bermudian travellers to quarantine at their expense for fourteen days” at a local hotel has been filed with the Supreme Court. This is according to lawyer Mark Pettingill, who said, “I am pleased to confirm that our client’s constitutional challenge... Read more of this article

Video: BNV With Griffiths, Pettingill & Hill

Courtenay Griffiths QC, Mark Pettingill and Eron Hill are joining Bernews this afternoon [May 17] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series, with the discussion set to pertain to legal aspects related to the Covid regulations.You can find more information on the links below and also on our dedicated website BermudaCovid.com, which... Read more of this article

Pettingill To Work On Covid Regulations Challenge

Chancery Legal has confirmed that Mark Pettingill “has been instructed to take over the local representation” for the group who “is challenging the Government’s Covid-19 regulations.” A spokesperson said, “Chancery Legal is pleased to confirm that counsel, Mark Pettingill, has been instructed to take over the local... Read more of this article

Richardson ‘No Longer Associated With Group’

Charles Richardson has said that “he is no longer associated with Crowdfunding website for the purpose of making a constitutional challenge to the proposed quarantine restrictions” and said anyone who pledged funds as a result of his involvement “should take steps to rescind your donation.” The online fund has, as of this writing,... Read more of this article

Covid Rules: Group To Launch Legal Challenge

A legal action is apparently set to be launched, with Courtenay Griffiths QC claiming that “the Government’s existing and impending Covid-19 regulations have gone a step too far” and “trample on Bermudians’ constitutional rights.” Constitutional Freedom Bermuda lead counsel Dr Courtenay Griffiths said, “The required... Read more of this article