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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Human Rights Act Toolkit 2nd ed isbn 9781903307618

Human Rights Act Toolkit

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ISBN13: 9781903307151
ISBN: 1903307155
New Edition ISBN: 9781903307618
Published: February 2005
Publisher: Legal Action Group
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The Human Rights Act came into force in October 2000. The impact of this historic piece of legislation on public authorities and charities is both fundamental and far-reaching. Increasingly, individuals and organizations are using the Act to challenge decisions made by public authorities. In defending these challenges, public authorities must demonstrate that they have taken human rights into account in their policies, procedures and service delivery. This title helps public authorities comply with human rights legislation in addition to enabling them to demonstrate that compliance. Introducing basic human rights principles, the simple check-list format is designed for non-legal public authority and voluntary sector staff working in areas such as health, housing, education, planning, social services, transport, criminal justice, residential care and equalities. Lawyers - whether employed or in private practice - should also find the analysis of the background and application of the Human Rights Act useful.

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Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Part 1 The checklist: the Human Rights Act checklist; mini checklist - the right to a fair trial; mini checklist - discrimination; worked case examples; the checklist questions.
Part 2 The law: the significance of the Human Rights Act 1998; breakdown of the convention rights; understanding the convention rights; human rights principles in the European Convention on Human Rights; how the Human Rights Act 1998 works.
Part 3 Human Rights Act 1998: Human Rights Act 1998.