Ministers ‘could get powers to overrule European Court of Human Rights’ – The Guardian

Posted September 9th, 2011 in human rights, ministers' powers and duties, news by tracey

“The European Court of Human Rights could have its powers downgraded by handing ministers across the continent the right to strike down rulings under plans being examined by the British government. A commission set up by the government to examine reforms to the Strasbourg-based ECHR has floated the idea of handing ministers and parliamentarians on the Council of Europe the right to override rulings of the court.”

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The Guardian, 9th September 2011