Tag: UK Law

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Structure of Human Rights Act
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: The Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) is an outstanding pieces of legislation in the last decade and therefore needs no further introduction. It always ......

Human Rights Act 1998
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: The Human Rights Act 1998. The Human Rights Act gives every citizen a clear statement of rights and responsibilities, and it requires all of us in public services to respect human rights in everything we do (Blair 1999: 1)....

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......

Judicial Review and the Human Rights Act
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: The incorporation of the European Convention on Human Rights into UK law by way of the Human Rights Act 1998 which came into force on 2 October ......

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 ......

R v Graham - 1982
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: Paul Graham had been drinking and taking drugs when he and his homosexual partner killed Graham’s wife. Graham claimed he was under duress as his......

R v Cole - 1994
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: The appellant (C) was convicted of two robberies. He claimed the defence of duress on the basis that he was “desperate” for money as he owed money......

R v Hasan [2005] 2 AC 467
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: Hasan was charged with the crime of aggravated burglary. He was associated with a gang and relied on the defence of duress......

Elements of Duress, Necessity and Provocation
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: What are the elements of Duress, Necessity and Provocation, how are these differentiated in practice? Suggest ways in which the law may be made coherent....

DPP v A - 2000
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: The defendant wished to raise the defence of duress to a charge of robbery on the basis that two strangers had threatened to kill......

Defence of Duress Overview
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: It is well recognised that a defendant may be excused if he has committed a crime (except murder, attempted murder or treason) because he was threatened......

Reform of Duress and Necessity
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: 'Summarise the provisions and recommendations of the Law Reform Commission in reform of the pleas of duress and necessity' The Law Reform ......

Duress Makes a Contract Voidable
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: Duress is a means by which a person or party can be released from a contract, where that person or party has been forced or coerced ......

Wheeler v Office of the Prime Minister - 2008
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: The claimant (W) applied for permission to seek judicial review of the decision of the Office of the Prime Minister and Secretary of State for Foreign......

The Citizen and the State
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: The area of law this question is concerned with is ‘judicial review’. Judicial review is defined as the sovereign means by which the high court in this country exercises supervision over the performance...

What is Judicial Review?
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: Judicial review is the process by which the superior court exercises its supervisory jurisdiction over the proceedings and decisions of inferior ......

Judicial Review Giving Power to the Courts
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: Judicial Review is a great weapon in the hands of judges, it gives power to the courts to review statutes and governmental actions to determine ......

Action Based on Judicial Review
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: Judicial review can also be expressed as a challenge to the public body in ways judgements are reached, as (Taylor, 2008) comments that ‘Judicial review allows the individual to directly challenge at least some...