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Can an application to the European Court of Human Rights be issued when the remedies of the national courts have not been exhausted?

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Published on LexisPSL on 26/02/2015

The following Local Government Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Can an application to the European Court of Human Rights be issued when the remedies of the national courts have not been exhausted?
  • Human Rights Act 1998
  • European Convention on Human Rights
  • Applying to the European Court of Human Rights

Can an application to the European Court of Human Rights be issued when the remedies of the national courts have not been exhausted?

Human Rights Act 1998

The Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998) incorporated the articles of the European Convention of Human Rights (the Convention) into UK law, so that individuals can now rely on the Convention directly in UK courts.

Our Practice Note: An introduction to the Human Rights Act 1998 sets out the human rights which HRA 1998 protects and explains how English law must now be interpreted as a result of the introduction of HRA 1998. It explains how courts can declare English legislation incompatible with the principles of the Convention and the judicial remedies which the courts have available to them. The Practice Note also touches on the future of the

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