Protection of Fundamental Rights Post-Lisbon: The Interaction between the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and National Constitutions (FIDE National Report for the United Kingdom)

Tobias Lock, Patrick Layden

Research output: Working paper

Abstract

This is the United Kingdom national report for the FIDE XXV Congress on the 'Protection of Fundamental Rights Post-Lisbon'. The national report consist of answers from a UK perspective to questions posed by the general rapporteur on the following general topics: Nature and scope of fundamental rights protected; Horizontal Effect and Collision of rights; Consequences of the entry into force of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights; Consequences of the accession of the EU to the ECHR; The future of fundamental rights protection, national and European, in the EU as an ‘area of fundamental rights’.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherUniversity of Edinburgh, School of Law, Working Papers
Number of pages47
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • ECHR
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights
  • Fundamental Rights in the UK
  • horizontal effect
  • accession EU to the ECHR

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