A call on government to pause enforcement of COVID-19 fines over the holidays

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A coalition of 33 legal organisations have signed an open letter calling for an immediate pause on enforcement action of COVID-19 fines, raising concerns about the impact of hefty fines on people already experiencing vulnerability.

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Tens of thousands of fines issued during the COVID pandemic are to be withdrawn or refunded by the New South Wales state of Australia after government lawyers conceded on Tuesday that some fines were invalid in a test case brought by a legal advocacy group.
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