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Local authorities and the European Convention on Human Rights Act 2003

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dc.contributor.author Kenna, Padraic en
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-11T09:47:32Z en
dc.date.available 2011-03-11T09:47:32Z en
dc.date.issued 2010 en
dc.identifier.citation Kenna, P. (2010). Local authorities and the European Convention on Human Rights Act 2003. In D. O'Connell (Ed.), Irish Human Rights Law Review 2010 (pp. 1-31). Dublin: Clarus Press. en
dc.identifier.uri 9781905536085 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10379/1743 en
dc.description.abstract This article discusses the impact of the European Convention on Human Rights Act 2003 (ECHR Act) on local authorities in Ireland. The Act creates a new framework for the representative, regulatory, agency and service provision roles of these "organs of the State". Judicial review "with its many limitations" remains the ultimate legalmethod of evaluating compliancewith these obligations. Interpreting the concepts of respect for human rights, positive obligations, reasonableness and proportionality from European Court of Human Rights precedents within Irish jurisprudence may bring some interesting outcomes. The Irish courts have already held that some local authorities failed to comply with their obligations under the ECHR Act. The Act could yet have a significant impact on the actions, obligations and judicial review of local authorities, but there en
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dc.publisher Clarus Press en
dc.subject Law en
dc.subject ECHR Act 2003 en
dc.subject Local authorities en
dc.subject Planning en
dc.title Local authorities and the European Convention on Human Rights Act 2003 en
dc.type Article en
dc.description.peer-reviewed peer-reviewed en

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