Does Westminster need Holyrood's consent to repeal the Human Rights Act 1998?

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Abstract

Considers whether, under the terms of the Sewel Convention on the principles for relations between the UK Government and the devolved executives, Westminster would require the consent of the Scottish Parliament for the repeal of the Human Rights Act 1998.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)160-164
Number of pages5
JournalScots Law Times
Issue number33
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Keywords

  • acts of parliament
  • consent
  • devolution
  • human rights
  • repeals
  • Scottish Parliament
  • sewel convention

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