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Local Authorities and the Human Rights Act, 1998 isbn 9781845927141

Local Authorities and the Human Rights Act, 1998

ISBN13: 9780406926746
ISBN: 0406926743
New Edition ISBN: 1845927141
Published: September 1999
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

""This book is a comprehensive guide concentrating on the practical implications of the 1998 Human Rights Act on local authorities. It is the only work to address human rights from a local government perspective.The work considers the Act in general with particular reference to the principles of proportionality and margin of appreciation and then examines its effect on employment and discrimination, education, social services, housing, environment, planning and licensing.Contains the text of the Act.""

Reprinted with ISBN 9781845927141

Local Government Law, Human Rights and Civil Liberties
""A: General.
1. The effect of the Act.
2. Interpretation.
3. The principles of proportionality.
4. The margin of appreciation.
5. Remedies.
6. Costs.B: Special Subjects.
1. Employment and discrimination. a) Unfair dismissal. b) Freedom of association and trade union rights. c) Discrimination. d) Art 6 and the right to a fair hearing.
2. Education.
3. Social Services. a) Community care and long term care. b) Mental health. c) Child care. d) Asylum seekers. e) Access to files and confidentiality.
4. Housing and Property Rights.
5. Environment, Planning and Licensing. a) Environment. b) Planning and Highways. c) Gypsies and Travellers. d) Licensing. Appendix: The Human Rights Act 1998.""