The central government of Spain is calling for a new “security law” that would force citizens to “temporarily” give up their rights and property in the event of another public health “crisis” like the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19). Though still in the proposal stage,…
The central government of Spain is calling for a new "security law" that would force citizens to "temporarily" give up their rights and property in the event of another public health "crisis" like the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19). Though still in the proposal stage,… pic.twitter.com/x3E4WVSFmY
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Excerpt from english El Pais
Spain drafts legal reform allowing state to mobilize all adults in times of crisis
The changes to the National Security Law, which incorporates lessons from the coronavirus pandemic, would also let the government requisition private assets and suspend activity
The reform also states that authorities can temporarily requisition all types of assets, take over or temporarily occupy those that are needed and suspend all activity. Citizens who are economically harmed by these actions have the right to compensation, according to the document. In its preliminary version, the bill does not include compensation for people whose services are required by the state.
The wording of the draft bill does not specifically mention Spanish citizens, but rather everyone who has reached the age of majority.