Bill Of Rights

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Lady Hale, the former president of the UK Supreme Court, has warned of the "risks and dangers" posed by the proposed British Bill of Rights in a speech delivered in Belfast. The retired judge was invited to give the keynote address at the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission's (NIHRC) annual hum

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Freedom of speech and the views of elected lawmakers will be given greater weight in law under the controversial Bill of Rights introduced to Parliament today, the UK government claims. The bill aims to help prevent "trivial human rights claims from wasting judges’ time and taxpayer money". A

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A Stormont committee has failed to agree on a way forward for a bill of rights for Northern Ireland after nearly two years of work. The ad hoc committee on a bill of rights, established in February 2020, yesterday published its report, based on engagement with a wide range of experts in human rights

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More than four in five people in Northern Ireland believe that the right to an adequate standard of physical and mental health should be protected in law through a Bill of Rights following the Covid-19 pandemic. New public polling commissioned in collaboration by Ulster University, Queen’s Uni

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