Constitutional And Administrative Law Coursework

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BFL0001- Constitutional and Administrative Law Coursework
The Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) was passed in 1998 and brought into action in 2000 so that each citizen has a pure testimony of rights for their safety. The HRA was accepted in british law in order to give a much better effect to the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) and this is represented in S.1 of the HRA. Two effects of the HRA is the time given and the cost, as the citizen would had to take the case to the Strasbourg court in France. The ECHR was created because of the causes which occurred in the world war II, for example, the brutal toleranced violence and the gas chambers which was used to kill innocent citizens which to be specific is called as the Holocaust, so to prevent the abuse which the citizens received does not happen again, therefore the ECHR was brought into place. The ECHR was passed in November 1950 and brought into action on September 1953. There are 3 rights under the HRA. The first is the absolute right. This is a right that cannot be broken under any conditions and can not be taken away. Article 4 Prohibition of Slavery and Forced Labour is a good example. The second right is the limited right. This is a right that is like the absolute right and the right may be limited for extent conditions. Article 5 Right to

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