Opponents of nCoV quarantine op in Tarlac may go to court: DOJ
Manila, Feb. 9 -- The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Sunday said any official or resident of Capas, Tarlac with interest in business, tourism, investment, or health may file a complaint before the courts to question the use of the Southeast Asian Games athletes' village in the province as quarantine facilities amid the 2019 novel coronavirus threat. "The court will weigh their private or community interests against the wider public health and social welfare considerations. In the law on injunctions, this is known as the doctrine of relative inconvenience," Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said. The DOJ chief added that while a directive from the national government through the Department of Health takes precedence over the interest of the...
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