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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Human Rights Law and Practice 3rd ed isbn 9781405736862

Human Rights Law and Practice 2nd ed

Edited by: Lord Lester of Herne Hill, David Pannick

ISBN13: 9780406969712
ISBN: 040696971X
New Edition ISBN: 9781405736862
Previous Edition ISBN: 0406901260
Published: July 2004
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



As this work examines the new legislation and includes detailed background to the Act, the provisions of the Act and each of the rights which are enshrined in the Act, you can be confident that you have the information you need to interpret a complicated area of law - with ease. European and Commonwealth case law is also included together with primary materials such as the Act itself and key international conventions to provide you with the most authoritative account of the Human Rights Act in one handy reference source.

The main focus of this indispensable title is upon civil and political rights but discussion is also given on such areas as economic, social and cultural rights, which are in part justiciable and relevant to the interpretation of some civil and political rights. Separate chapters consider the impact of the new legislation on Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales to allow you to evaluate the effect of the Human Rights Act 1998 across the entire United Kingdom.

This new edition also features a new chapter on the Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights.

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Contents:
Forward: Lord Woolf of Barnes
Preface: Anthony Lester and David Pannick
Table of Statutes
Table of Statutory Instruments;
Table of European Legislation
Table of International legislation
Table of Cases;
1. History and Context
2. Human Rights Act 1998
3. Principles of Interpretation
4. The European Convention on Human Rights
5. Scotland
6. Northern Ireland
7. Wales
8. Parliamentary Scrutiny of Human Rights
9. International Human Rights Codes and UK Law
Appendix 1. Human Rights Act 1998 as Ammended
Appendix 2. Procedure Rules and Practice Directions
Index;