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British Overseas Territories Bill [HL]

This is the text of the British Overseas Territories Bill [HL], as introduction in the House of Commons on 30th October 2001.

 
EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory Notes to the Bill, prepared by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, are published separately as Bill 40- EN.


EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Mr Secretary Straw has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the British Overseas Territories Bill [HL] are compatible with the Convention rights.


 
 
  
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