Human Rights Act 1998
1998 Chapter 42 - continued
Schedule 1, THE ARTICLES - continued

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  PART II
  THE FIRST PROTOCOL
  ARTICLE 1
  PROTECTION OF PROPERTY
  Every natural or legal person is entitled to the peaceful enjoyment of his possessions. No one shall be deprived of his possessions except in the public interest and subject to the conditions provided for by law and by the general principles of international law.
  The preceding provisions shall not, however, in any way impair the right of a State to enforce such laws as it deems necessary to control the use of property in accordance with the general interest or to secure the payment of taxes or other contributions or penalties.
  ARTICLE 2
  RIGHT TO EDUCATION
  No person shall be denied the right to education. In the exercise of any functions which it assumes in relation to education and to teaching, the State shall respect the right of parents to ensure such education and teaching in conformity with their own religious and philosophical convictions.
  ARTICLE 3
  RIGHT TO FREE ELECTIONS
  The High Contracting Parties undertake to hold free elections at reasonable intervals by secret ballot, under conditions which will ensure the free expression of the opinion of the people in the choice of the legislature.
 
 
 
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