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Human Rights Act 1998

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Introduction

    1. 1.The Convention Rights

    2. 2.Interpretation of Convention rights

  3. Legislation

    1. 3.Interpretation of legislation

    2. 4.Declaration of incompatibility

    3. 5.Right of Crown to intervene

  4. Public authorities

    1. 6.Acts of public authorities

    2. 7.Proceedings

    3. 8.Judicial remedies

    4. 9.Judicial acts

  5. Remedial action

    1. 10.Power to take remedial action

  6. Other rights and proceedings

    1. 11.Safeguard for existing human rights

    2. 12.Freedom of expression

    3. 13.Freedom of thought, conscience and religion

  7. Derogations and reservations

    1. 14.Derogations

    2. 15.Reservations

    3. 16.Period for which designated derogations have effect

    4. 17.Periodic review of designated reservations

  8. Judges of the European Court of Human Rights

    1. 18.Appointment to European Court of Human Rights

  9. Parliamentary procedure

    1. 19.Statements of compatibility

  10. Supplemental

    1. 20.Orders etc. under this Act

    2. 21.Interpretation, etc

    3. 22.Short title, commencement, application and extent

  11. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      The Articles

      1. Part I The Convention

      2. Part II The First Protocol

      3. Part III The Sixth Protocol

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Remedial Orders

      1. Orders

        1. 1.(1) A remedial order may— (a) contain such incidental, supplemental,...

      2. Procedure

        1. 2.No remedial order may be made unless—

      3. Orders laid in draft

        1. 3.(1) No draft may be laid under paragraph 2(a) unless—...

      4. Urgent cases

        1. 4.(1) If a remedial order (“the original order”) is made...

      5. Definitions

        1. 5.In this Schedule— “representations” means representations about a remedial order...

      6. Calculating periods

        1. 6.In calculating any period for the purposes of this Schedule,...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Derogation and Reservation

      1. Part I Derogation

        1. The 1988 notification

        2. The 1989 notification

      2. Part II Reservation

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Judicial Pensions

      1. Duty to make orders about pensions

        1. 1.(1) The appropriate Minister must by order make provision with...

      2. Contributions

        1. 2.A pensions order may, in particular, make provision—

      3. Amendments of other enactments

        1. 3.A pensions order may amend any provision of, or made...

      4. Definitions

        1. 4.In this Schedule— “appropriate Minister” means— in relation to any...

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