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2.—(1) In section 1(1)(c) (the Convention rights) of the Human Rights Act 1998 (“the Act”), for “Articles 1 and 2 of the Sixth Protocol” substitute “Article 1 of the Thirteenth Protocol”.
(2) In section 21(1) (interpretation) of the Act omit the definition of “the Sixth Protocol” and insert after the definition of “the Eleventh Protocol”—
““the Thirteenth Protocol” means the protocol to the Convention (concerning the abolition of the death penalty in all circumstances) agreed at Vilnius on 3rd May 2002;”
(3) For Part 3 of Schedule 1 to the Act, substitute—
The death penalty shall be abolished. No one shall be condemned to such penalty or executed.”
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