“In the absence of any mechanism for review, placing an offender on the sex offenders register indefinitely was a disproportionate interference with the right to respect for private and family life.”
The Times, 23rd January 2009
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“This report examines how courts in the UK and Europe respond when human rights and security appear to conflict. It compares cases from the UK, France, Germany, Spain, and the European Court of Human Rights, and examines how human rights are applied and how courts use the concept of proportionality to mediate conflicts between rights and security.”
Ministry of Justice, 27th September 2007