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Children's Rights Bill [HL]


 

Children’s Rights Bill [HL]

 

 
 

Contents

Introduction

1   

The Convention Rights

2   

Interpretation of Convention rights

Legislation

3   

Interpretation of legislation

4   

Declaration of incompatibility

5   

Right of crown to intervene

Public Authorities

6   

Acts of public authorities

7   

Proceedings

8   

Judicial remedies

9   

Judicial acts

Remedial action

10   

Power to take remedial action

Other rights and proceedings

11   

Safeguard for existing human rights

12   

Freedom of expression

13   

Freedom of thought, conscience and religion

Designated declarations

14   

Designated declarations

15   

Periodic review of designated declarations

Parliamentary procedure

16   

Statements of compatibility

 

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Supplemental

17   

Orders etc. under this Act

18   

Interpretation, etc.

19   

Short title, commencement, application and extent

Schedule 1   —   

The Articles

Part 1   —   

The Convention

Part 2   —   

Optional Protocol on the sale of children, child prostitution

and child pornography

Part 3   —   

Optional Protocol on the involvement of children in armed

conflict

Schedule 2   —   

Remedial Orders

Schedule 3   —   

Designated Declarations

 
 

 
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