Tue, Jan 19, 2021
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Today, Neasa has written to the Government asking that reconsideration be given to their current stance on mandatory quarantining for passengers entering the country.
In particular, should NPHET renew/maintain its call for mandatory quarantining and other travel related measures, Government should give significant weight to that recommendation.
In considering the introduction of any mandatory quarantining, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties have highlighted a number of measures and stringent safeguards that could be put in place to ensure the legitimacy of any system. This includes, but is not limited to:
Neasa has asked Government that a mandatory quarantining system now be considered, while taking on board the views of the ICCL in the letter attached below.