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Human Rights Act 1998

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Prior to the enactment of the human rights act 1998, the European convention was directly relevant to statutory interpretation because it could not be a source of right unless a statute was ambiguous, it could not be used for statutory interpretation according to R v State for Home Department ex party brims. Therefore with this in mind, the Human right act gives every citizen a clear statement if right and responsibility. Requires all of us in public services to respect human rights in everything we do. This was the statement made by the prime minister just a year before the introduction the Human right Act 1998. This came into force in 2Novemeber 20........ Protected  by ECHR. This is an international treaty that was drafted on 4november 1950 by the council of Europe. Original body that now comprises 46member states. These bodies principally responsible for the interpretation and application of the convention is the ECHR which sits in trustwo. 

The convention first article obliges all signature countries to secure the rights included in its clauses for everyone in their jurisdiction. Therefore apart from effective law, member stats needs to established procedure that provide effective remedy in case a right protective in the ECHR is breach. However for the UK, the act was meant to become something more that ...... In the absence if written constitution,the G hope, that the act will become the first of bill of right for both UK citizen and ppl living in Britain. It was also anticipated that it will gives to the UK citizens a new symbol that would unite them under one common vision thereof human right.

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