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Joint Committee On Human Rights Publications

Joint Committee On Human Rights - Second Report

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Lords and the House of Commons to be printed 27 January 2003.


CONTENTS


Terms of Reference

REPORT

Summary

The Structure and Purposes of the Bill

Matters not requiring detailed Consideration on Human Rights Grounds

Provisions to which we draw attention on Human Rights Grounds

Safeguards for property rights of people in custody

Evidence of bad character

Definition of 'bad character' and the right to a fair hearing

Irrelevant evidence and the right to a fair hearing

Equality of arms

Hearsay Evidence

Disclosure to Child Defendants of Pre-sentence Reports

Other Provisions engaging Human Rights

Power to grant Bail after Arrest without taking Detainees to a Police Station

Abolition of Rule against Double Jeopardy

Provisions relating to sentencing and punishment

Sharing of Information when assessing Risks posed by Certain Offenders

Conclusion and recommendations

PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE RELATING TO THE REPORT

LIST OF REPORTS FROM THE COMMITTEE IN THE PRESENT PARLIAMENT SESSION 2002-03

LIST OF REPORTS FROM THE COMMITTEE IN THE PRESENT PARLIAMENT SESSION 2001-02


 
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