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Assessing legislative incompatibilities relating to human rights

Assessing legislative incompatibilities relating to human rights
Published on: 06 January 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Assessing legislative incompatibilities relating to human rights
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  • What is the background to this report?
  • What does the report tell us in terms of the UK’s approach and record on the implementation of judgments of the ECtHR and declarations of incompatibility by UK courts?
  • Is there a notable case which you would highlight?
  • What does the report tell us about the government’s approach to human rights, read in the context of proposed reform of UK human rights law (and also reform of the ECtHR)?
  • Where can practitioners find information on this subject?

Article summary

Public Law analysis: The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) recently published a report to the Joint Committee on Human Rights on the government’s response to human rights judgments in 2014–16. Abigail Bright, barrister at Doughty Street Chambers, explains the background to the report and highlights its findings. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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