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The United Kingdom's Statutory Bill of RightsConstitutional and Comparative Perspectives$
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Roger Masterman and Ian Leigh

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780197265376

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197265376.001.0001

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Human Rights and Legislative Supremacy

Human Rights and Legislative Supremacy

(p.199) 9 Human Rights and Legislative Supremacy
The United Kingdom's Statutory Bill of Rights

Anthony Mason

British Academy

This chapter outlines the measures implemented for the protection for human rights available in New Zealand, Australia, and Hong Kong. It examines the influence of jurisprudence from the United Kingdom and European Court of Human Rights on those systems, and traces the conditioning effect of the doctrine of legislative supremacy on the development and implementation of rights instruments in New Zealand and Australia.

Keywords:   parliamentary sovereignty, legislative supremacy, entrenchment, human rights, judicial technique, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong

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