Rights-consistent interpretation and the Human Rights Act 1998

Sales, Philip and Ekins, Richard (2011) Rights-consistent interpretation and the Human Rights Act 1998. Law Quarterly Review, 127 217-238.

Author Sales, Philip
Ekins, Richard
Title Rights-consistent interpretation and the Human Rights Act 1998
Journal name Law Quarterly Review   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0023-933X
Publication date 2011-04
Sub-type Article (original research)
Open Access Status
Volume 127
Start page 217
End page 238
Total pages 22
Place of publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher Sweet & Maxwell
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Legislation: Human Rights Act 1998 s.3 , s.4
European Convention on Human Rights 1950

*217 “Our aim is a straightforward one. It is to make more directly accessible the rights which the British people already enjoy under the Convention. In other words, to bring those rights home”1 

1. From the White Paper, Rights Brought Home: The Human Rights Bill (HMSO, 1997) Cm.3782, at para.1.19.
Keyword Canad
Human rights
Legislative intention
New Zealand
Rule of law
Statutory interpretation
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

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