235 Privacy

Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights provides:

‘1    Everyone has the right to respect for his private and family life, his home and his correspondence.

2    There is to be no interference by a public authority with the exercise of this right except such as in accordance with the law and is necessary in a democratic society in the interests of national security, public safety or the economic well-being of the country, for the prevention of disorder or crime, for the protection of health or morals, or for the protection of the rights and freedoms of others.’

The European Convention

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