Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill

Explanatory Notes

Compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights

232 The Home Secretary, the Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid MP, has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

"In my view the provisions of the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill are compatible with the Convention rights".

233 The Government has published a separate ECHR memorandum with its assessment of compatibility of the Bill’s provisions with the Convention rights: this memorandum is available on the Government website.


Prepared 5th June 2018