Human Rights

The Joint Committee on Human Rights' formal remit is to consider:
(a) matters relating to human rights in the United Kingdom (but excluding consideration of individual cases);
(b) proposals for remedial orders, draft remedial orders and remedial orders made under the Human Rights Act 1998; and
(c) in respect of draft remedial orders and remedial orders, whether the special attention of the House should be drawn to them on any of the grounds specified in HC Standing Order No. 151 (Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)).

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Date Business
06 March 2012
2:20 pm
Subject: The Justice and Security Green Paper
Witness(es): John Wadham, Legal Director, EHRC and Eric Metcalfe (2.20pm); The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, the Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke QC MP; James Brokenshire MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary for Crime and Security, Home Office (3.00pm)
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
13 March 2012
2:20 pm
Subject: Human Rights Judgments
Witness(es): Sir Nicolas Bratza, President of the European Court of Human Rights
Location: Room 5, Palace of Westminster

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