|Author (Corporate)||United Kingdom, Scotland: Scottish Parliament|
|Series Title||SPICe Briefings|
|Series Details||No.15/59 (September 2015)|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
This briefing provides information on the European Convention on Human Rights and the role of the European Court of Human Rights in enforcing the Convention. It then explains how the Convention has been applied in the United Kingdom including by the Human Rights Act 1998. It also sets out the proposals by the UK Government to reform human rights laws in the UK and examines the possible implications of any reform. The briefing updates a previous SPICe briefing published in November 2014.
|Subject Categories||Law, Values and Beliefs|
|Countries / Regions||United Kingdom|