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Joint Committee on Human Rights Publications

Joint Committee on Human Rights - Twenty-Ninth Report

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Lords and the House of Commons to be printed 21 July 2008.


Terms of Reference


1  Introduction

2  Does the UK need a Bill of Rights?

3  A "British" Bill of Rights and the Devolution Dimension

4  What should be included in a UK Bill of Rights?

5  Economic and social rights

6  "Third generation rights"

7  Relationship between Parliament, Executive and the Courts

8  Responsibilities and duties

9  Process

Conclusions and recommendations

Annex 1: Outline of a UK Bill of Rights and Freedoms

Annex 2: Explanatory Notes to the Outline Bill of Rights and Freedoms

Annex 3: Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission Methodology

Annex 4: Examples of Economic and Social Rights Provisions

Formal Minutes

List of Witnesses

List of Written Evidence

Reports from the Joint Committee on Human Rights in this Parliament

Oral and Written Evidence

Monday 3 December 2007

Monday 14 January 2008

Monday 28 January 2008

Tuesday 4 March 2008

Monday 10 March 2008

Wednesday 21 May 2008

Written Evidence

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