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Interpreting Convention Rights: Essential Human Rights Cases of the Commonwealth


ISBN13: 9780406918376
ISBN: 0406918376
Published: June 2001
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



This book offers a comprehensive collection of Commonwealth human rights case law summaries and materials, which will assist practitioners in interpreting the European Convention on Human Rights following its incorporation into UK Law.

The book sets out the background to human rights jurisprudence in jurisdictions including Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, Hong Kong, India and Zimbabwe. It examines the different structures of the constitutions in different countries and provides comparative analysis between those constitutions and the Convention.

Cases are organised according to the provision of the European Convention and presented in an easily accessible format.

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Contents:
1. The Right to Life
2. The Right to be Free of Ill -Treatment
3. The Right to Liberty
4. Fair Trial Rights
5. The Right to Privacy
6. The Right to Marry and to Family Life
7. Freedom of Conscience and Religion
8. Freedom of Expression
9. Freedom of Assembly and Association
10. Freedom from Discrimination
11. The Right to Property
12. Remedies.
Appendices:
The Convention of Rights (part).
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (part).
Constitution of India (part).
New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990.
Constitution of South Africa (part).
Constitution of Zimbabwe (part).
Tables
Index