Published On: 11th July 2023

The Public Order Act 2023 is a serious infringement upon civil liberties and the democratic right to protest. It suppresses dissent, imposes arbitrary restrictions, and undermines freedom of expression.

The Act provides excessive power to the Government, enabling the suppression of dissenting voices and peaceful protests. The potential for abuse of power by law enforcement agencies is a significant, as the Act may disproportionately target certain groups. Such arbitrary restrictions not only infringe upon freedom of expression but also erode trust in the fairness and impartiality of the legal system.

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