Overhauling of Epidemic Disease Act, 1897: In the Context of COVID 19

Author: Soumya Nayak, student of National Law University Odisha.

Recently, various states in India have invoked legislation to curb this menace caused by a novel coronavirus. In this context, this article aims to review the legislation and its significance in the current scenario. It seems that the Epidemic Disease Act of 1897 is an…