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Legislating for Human Rights: The Parliamentary Debates on the Human Rights Bill

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Edited by: Lib Peck, Jonathan Cooper, Anne Owers, Adrian Marshall-Williams

ISBN13: 9781841130989
ISBN: 1841130982
Published: October 2000
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £27.00



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A compendium of the Parliamentary debates on The Human Rights Act 1998. It is important reading for those taking cases under the Act or interested in the development of human rights. The Government's intention for each section of the Act is set out in an accessible format.

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Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Contents:
Part 1 General statements on the Human Rights Act: opening speeches at second reading
ministerial replies at second reading
general contribution during second reading
opening speech at third reading.

Part 2 The Human Rights Act section by section: long title
section 1 the convention rights
section 2 interpretation of convention rights
section 3 interpretation of legislation
section 4 declaration of incompatibility
section 5 right of the crown to intervene
section 6 acts of public authorities
section 7 proceedings
section 8 judicial remedies
section 9 judicial acts
section 10 power to take remedial action
section 11 safeguard for existing human rights
section 12 freedom of expression
section 13 freedom of thought, conscience and religion
section 14 to 17 derogations and reservations
section 18 appointment to European Court of Human Rights
section 19 statements of compatibility
section 20 orders etc. under this act
section 21 interpretation
section 22 short title, commencement, application and extent
schedule 2 remedial orders.

Part 3 Specific issues arising out of the Human Rights Act: articles 8 & 10 press freedom, self regulation and the right to respect for private life
article 13 the absence of a right to an effective remedy
margin of appreciation
Human Rights Commission
parliamentary committee
article 14 protecting against discrimination
Scotland
Channel Islands and the Isle of Man
duties on counsel.