The Dawn of Article 18 ECHR – A Safeguard Against European Rule of Law Backsliding?

@article{Tan2019TheDO,
  title={The Dawn of Article 18 ECHR – A Safeguard Against European Rule of Law Backsliding?},
  author={F. Tan},
  journal={The Law Behind Rule of Law Transfers},
  year={2019}
}
  • F. Tan
  • Published 2019
  • Law
  • The Law Behind Rule of Law Transfers
This article examines an underexplored avenue for the protection of the rule of law in Europe: Article 18 of the European Convention on Human Rights. This provision prohibits States from restricting the rights enshrined in the European Convention for any other purpose than provided for in the Convention. In this contribution, the author argues, based on a combination of textual, systematic and purposive interpretations of Article 18, that the provision is meant to safeguard against rule of law… 
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