Civil Liability Bill [HL]

Explanatory Notes

Compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights

59. David Gauke MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

ʺIn my view, the provisions of the Bill are compatible with the Convention rights. ʺ

60. 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 28th June 2018