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Name: Human Rights Act, 1998 (c. 42).
Country: United Kingdom
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1998-11-09
Entry into force:
ISN: GBR-1998-L-57666
Bibliography: Constitutions of the Countries of the World, 2009-06, Gisbert H. Flans (Ed.), Oceana Publications, New York, ISBN: 978-0-139-00467-0, pp. 81-112
Act on-line Act on-line The UK Statute Law Database (consulted on 2009-11-05)
Abstract/Citation: Deals with various aspects of human rights. Sections 3-5 make provision for interpretation of legislation, declaration of incompatibility, and right of the Crown to intervene. Sections 6-9 deal with acts of public authorities, proceedings, judicial remedies and judicial acts. Subsequent sections provide for remedial action, rights and proceedings, derogations and reservations, appointment of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights, and parliamentary procedure.
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