Tag: EU Law

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Human Rights Convention
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: Human Rights Convention. The Human Rights Act 1998, came into force in full on 2nd October 2000; guaranteeing the Convention rights of the individual against interference by the state and enabling people in the UK to enforce these rights and liberties in UK courts....

European Court of Human Rights Act
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: HUMAN RIGHT ACT 1988 The Human Rights Act 1998 is a United Kingdom Act of Parliament which received Royal Assent on November 9, 1998, and ......

Human Rights Act 1998 and the Law Relating to Land
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: The Human Rights Act 1998 (which incorporate the European Convention on Human Rights into our law (the Convention)) is having a significant impact on domestic law, and when it was implemented in October 2000, there was a lot of speculation about its effect......

Unintended Uses of the Human Rights Act
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: After the incorporation of European Convention of Human Rights via the Human Rights Act 1998, there have been considerable critical commentaries ......

Common Law Reasoning and Human Rights Act
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: The European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) was envisaged to prevent the repetition of the immense Human Rights violation as experienced in ......

Internet Copyright Protection
26th Feb 2021
Introduction: Internet Copyright Protection. Firstly, copyright is a property right that subsists in certain specified types of works provided for by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA); the owner of the copyright subsisting in a work has the exclusive right to do certain acts in relation to the work, such as making a copy, broadcasting or selling copies to the public...

The Supremacy of European Community Law
17th Feb 2021
Introduction: Critique the impact of the principle of the supremacy of European Community law on the principle of parliamentary sovereignty in the constitution of the United Kingdom....

European Convention of Human Rights
17th Feb 2021
Introduction: To what extent has the Human Rights Act 1998 and the European Convention of Human Rights 1950 affected the liability of public authorities in the Law of Negligence and the remedies available...

Public Authorities in Law of Negligence
17th Feb 2021
Introduction: Historically, the European Convention of Human Rights 1950 has brought Human Rights Act 1998 in United Kingdom whereby there is no need to travel ......

Impact of the Human Rights Act
9th Feb 2021
Introduction: In seeking to be able to critically examine the above quotation in terms of the effect and impact of the Human Rights Act (HRA) 1998 upon ......

The ECJ and ECHR Relationship
9th Feb 2021
Introduction: On one hand are all member-states of the EC/EU also parties to the ECHR and accepting the jurisdiction of the EctHR, on the other hand, the legal system of the European Community itself is not bound by the ECHR...

Flaminio Costa v ENEL - 1964
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: The claimant, Costa, was an Italian citizen with shares in the Italian electricity supply company Edisonvolta, and he sought......

Peck v UK - 2003
30th Dec 2020
Introduction: Release of CCTV footage of suicidal man breached Article 8 ECHR. The applicant was captured on CCTV as he carried a large knife and was in the process of attempting suicide....

Ireland v United Kingdom (1979-80) 2 EHRR 25
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: Case Summary of Ireland v United Kingdom (1979-80) 2 EHRR 25. Article 3 of the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR), freedom from torture....

Prohibition and Misuse of Drugs Act
17th Dec 2020
Introduction: A drug has been described in the Oxford Dictionary as: “a medicine or other substance which has a physiological effect when ingested ......

Assessing The French Civil Code
14th Dec 2020
Introduction: In comparing the two, one can say that the French code is much easier to understand for the normal citizen than the German code is. ...

Debates on the Human Rights Act
11th Dec 2020
Introduction: Human Rights are those rights that are deemed to belong to all individuals by virtue of their humanity. Previously, these rights were referred ......

Right to Environment of Human Right
11th Dec 2020
Introduction: Of late the worldwide society has amplified its alertness on the relationship between environmental dilapidation and human rights abuses.Exercise and enjoyment of Human Rights by all the people is necessary for full development as human beings....

Does the EU Suffer From a Democratic Deficit?
3rd Dec 2020
Introduction: The european union has regularly been accused of suffering from a democratic deficit. If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found......

Charter of Fundamental Rights
3rd Dec 2020
Introduction: This paper seeks to determine what difference the ‘Charter of Fundamental Rights’ makes to the legal protection of fundamental rights of the European Union (EU) under the Treaty of Nice....