25. Other relevance of treaties to English law.

25.     Other relevance of treaties to English law.

Beyond their established and potential uses in relation to statutory construction, the common law, and the exercise of discretionary powers1, there is any number of ways in which treaties2, both to which the United Kingdom is party and between third states, may be relevant to rights or obligations under English law3. It depends on the right or obligation at issue and the terms of the treaty.