The Human Rights Act 1998 and constitutional principles

  title={The Human Rights Act 1998 and constitutional principles},
  author={D. Feldman},
  journal={Legal Studies},
The article assesses the interaction between the United Kingdom's traditional constitutional principles and the innovative Human Rights Act 1998, which introduces a range of substantive, constitutional values through ‘Convention rights’. These values are compatible with collective as well as individual interests, and the scheme of the Act accommodates existing constitutional principles. The Act should therefore generate evolutionary rather than revolutionary change. The limited measure of… Expand
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