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UK Statutory Instruments

Version as made

2001 No. 4032

  • Version as made

Introductory Text

Statutory Instruments

2001 No. 4032


The Human Rights Act 1998 (Amendment No. 2)Order 2001


19th December 2001

Laid before Parliament

19th December 2001

Coming into force

20th December 2001

Whereas the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 14(1) and (6) of the Human Rights Act 1998(1), has made an Order(2) designating a proposed derogation from Article 5(1) of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (“the Convention”), agreed by the Council of Europe at Rome on 4th November 1950;

And whereas the United Kingdom Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe has on 18th December 2001, pursuant to Article 15(3) of the Convention, informed the Secretary General of the Council of Europe of this derogation, of the measures which the United Kingdom has taken, and of the reasons therefor;

Now, therefore the Lord Chancellor, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 14(5) of the Human Rights Act 1998(3), hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Human Rights Act 1998 (Amendment No. 2) Order 2001, and shall come into force on 20th December 2001.

Amendment of Schedule 3 to the Act

2.  Before Part II of Schedule 3 to the Human Rights Act 1998 there is inserted, as Part I, the text of the derogation set out in the Schedule to this Order. Irvine of Lairg,CDated 19th December 2001