Retention and disclosure of police caution data infringe Article 8 – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted November 15th, 2012 in cautions, criminal records, human rights, news, Northern Ireland, vetting by sally

“The European Court of Human Rights yesterday handed down a Chamber judgment in declaring that the arrangements for the indefinite retention of data relating to a person’s caution in a criminal matter and for the disclosure of such data in criminal record checks infringe Article 8 of the ECHR.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 15th November 2012