A Report on the Application of the European Convention on Human Rights Act 2003 and the European Charter of Fundamental Rights: Evaluation and Review

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Title: A Report on the Application of the European Convention on Human Rights Act 2003 and the European Charter of Fundamental Rights: Evaluation and Review
Authors: Kingston, Suzanne
Thornton, Liam
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/7044
Date: Jul-2015
Abstract: This project explores the extent that the European Convention on Human Rights (the Convention), the European Convention on Human Rights Act 2003 (the ECHR Act), and the European Charter of Fundamental Rights (the Charter) have been utilised before Irish courts and specified tribunals. The remit of this research report explores rights under these instruments that have been: Utilised in argument before Irish Superior Courts and specified tribunals, with a clear identification of the areas of law at issue, and the precise right under the ECHR Act, the Convention and the Charter, that has been argued and/or considered; Relied upon by domestic courts and tribunals in coming to their decisions; Interpreted in light of Ireland's constitutional framework. 
Type of material: Technical Report
Publisher: Law Society of Ireland
Copyright (published version): 2015 Law Society of Ireland and Dublin Solicitors Bar Association
Keywords: ECHR;European Convention on Human Rights;ECHR Act 2003;European Convention on Human Rights Act 2003;High Court;Supreme Court;District Court;Tribunals;Irish law
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Law Research Collection

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