Royal Arms Human Rights Act 1998

1998 Chapter 42


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Human Rights Act 1998

1998 Chapter 42


1.The Convention Rights.
2.Interpretation of Convention rights.

3.Interpretation of legislation.
4.Declaration of incompatibility.
5.Right of Crown to intervene.

Public authorities
6.Acts of public authorities.
8.Judicial remedies.
9.Judicial acts.

Remedial action
10.Power to take remedial action.

Other rights and proceedings
11.Safeguard for existing human rights.
12.Freedom of expression.
13.Freedom of thought, conscience and religion.

Derogations and reservations
16.Period for which designated derogations have effect.
17.Periodic review of designated reservations.

Judges of the European Court of Human Rights
18.Appointment to European Court of Human Rights.

Parliamentary procedure
19.Statements of compatibility.

20.Orders etc. under this Act.
21.Interpretation, etc.
22.Short title, commencement, application and extent.

    Schedule 1-The Articles.
    Part I-The Convention.
    Part II-The First Protocol.
    Part III-The Sixth Protocol.
    Schedule 2-Remedial Orders.
    Schedule 3-Derogation and Reservation.
    Part I-Derogation.
    Part II-Reservation.
    Schedule 4-Judicial Pensions.

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