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Dutch parliament overrides court to keep curfew

The Dutch government proposed an emergency law after a court rejected the curfew’s legal basis

The Dutch parliament’s upper house approved late Friday legislation to keep its nighttime curfew in place until at least March 3, in order to comply with a court ruling that the…

  • Eline Schaart
  • Politico

The government is pushing the emergency legislation through parliament, which it believes will give the measure, meant to curb the spread of the coronavirus, legal footing.

On Thursday, the lower house of parliament already gave its backing to the bill, which officially enters into force this weekend.

The rush to…

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