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Private Rights, Private Law, and the Private Domain

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHuman Rights and Scots Law
Subtitle of host publicationComparative Perspectives on the Incorporation of the ECHR
EditorsAlan Boyle, Chris Himsworth, Andrea Loux, Hector MacQueen
PublisherHart Publishing
Number of pages36
ISBN (Print)1841130443, 9781841130446
Publication statusPublished - 2002


Argues for the horizontal effect of the ECHR under the Human Rights Act and considers the implications for the law of delict, contract and privacy. Also considers which non-public institutions might be considered public authorities for the purposes of applying Convention rights, in particular the privatised industries, the Press and the churches.

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