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(1)In this Act “the Convention rights” means the rights and fundamental freedoms set out in—
(a)Articles 2 to 12 and 14 of the Convention,
(b)Articles 1 to 3 of the First Protocol, and
(c)[F1Article 1 of the Thirteenth Protocol],
as read with Articles 16 to 18 of the Convention.
(2)Those Articles are to have effect for the purposes of this Act subject to any designated derogation or reservation (as to which see sections 14 and 15).
(3)The Articles are set out in Schedule 1.
(4)The [F2Secretary of State] may by order make such amendments to this Act as he considers appropriate to reflect the effect, in relation to the United Kingdom, of a protocol.
(5)In subsection (4) “protocol” means a protocol to the Convention—
(a)which the United Kingdom has ratified; or
(b)which the United Kingdom has signed with a view to ratification.
(6)No amendment may be made by an order under subsection (4) so as to come into force before the protocol concerned is in force in relation to the United Kingdom.