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The Draft Brighton Declaration, the Human Rights Act, and the Bill of Rights Debate


Mark Elliott


University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

March 2, 2012

UK Constitutional Law Group Blog, 2012

Abstract:     
The draft Brighton Declaration contains wide-ranging proposals for reform of the European Court of Human Rights and amendment of the European Convention on Human Rights. This paper considers the potential implications of the proposed reforms for the protection of human rights in UK law, with particular reference to the operation of the Human Rights Act 1998 and proposals for a UK Bill of Rights.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 4

Keywords: European convention on human rights, European court of human rights, human rights act 1998, UK Bill of Rights

JEL Classification: K00, K10, K19, K30

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Date posted: March 9, 2012  

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Elliott, Mark, The Draft Brighton Declaration, the Human Rights Act, and the Bill of Rights Debate (March 2, 2012). UK Constitutional Law Group Blog, 2012. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2018211

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Mark C. Elliott (Contact Author)
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law ( email )
10 West Road
Cambridge, CB3 9DZ
United Kingdom

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