134. Extraterritoriality under the Human Rights Act 1998.

In considering whether the United Kingdom's obligations under the European Convention on Human Rights1 apply extraterritorially the court must consider whether the Convention is capable of applying to the acts of a United Kingdom public authority outside the territory of the United Kingdom (ie the scope of the Human Rights Act 1998); and, if so, whether the acts complained of are acts to which the Act applies, in the sense that the victims were 'within the jurisdiction' of the United Kingdom