Explanatory Notes

Compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights

298 The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union has made a statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998 that, in his view, the provisions of the Bill are compatible with the Convention rights.

299 The Government will publish a separate ECHR memorandum which explains its assessment of the compatibility of the Billʹs provisions with the Convention rights.


Prepared 13th July 2017