Coronavirus Bill

Explanatory Notes

Compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights

672 Lord Bethell of Romford, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Health and Social Care 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.

673 The Government has published a separate ECHR memorandum which explains its assessment of the compatibility of the Billʹs provisions with the Convention rights.


24th March 2020