58. Invoking the Convention rights against public authorities.

A person1 who claims that a public authority2 has acted or proposes to act in a way which is unlawful under the Human Rights Act 19983 may bring proceedings against the authority4 in the appropriate court or tribunal5 by exercising a right of appeal6, or rely on the Convention right or rights concerned in any legal proceedings7. Proceedings against an authority in a court or tribunal8 must be brought before the end of the period of one year beginning with the date on which the act complained of took place