Your Rights by Megan Addis, Penelope Morrow

By Megan Addis, Penelope Morrow

This is the 8th variation of the winning civil liberties consultant Your Rights. Now extended and prolonged in scope to incorporate all new laws that has come into strength because the final variation was once released in 2000, this ebook comprises: -- a brand new creation masking the Human Rights Act 1998 and the eu conference on Human Rights -- a brand new bankruptcy at the Rights of the Bereaved -- up-to-date and extended chapters on: Rights of Suspects, Rights of Defendants, Rights of Prisoners, Rights of Immigrants, Rights of households and youngsters -- a brand new part on spiritual discrimination Written by means of major legal professionals and campaigners at Liberty, this is often the final word reference guide for experts and normal readers alike.

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All you need to do is to get a letter to the court within the six months setting out: 1. 2. 3. 4. Your details (name, address and nationality). The country against which you are making your application. The facts that have given rise to your application. The article or articles of the Convention that you say have been breached. You should send your letter to: The Registrar European Court of Human Rights Council of Europe F-67075 Strasbourg Cedex France Fax: 00 33 3 88 41 27 30 When it has received your letter the ECHR will send you one of its application forms to complete.

You can do this by applying to the Social Security and Child Support Commissioners. If you want to appeal to the Commissioners, you must first apply to the Appeals Service for permission. Your application will be considered at the Appeals Service by a District Chairman. The District Chairman will return your application to you, with permission granted or refused. You can then decide to send your application to the Office of the Commissioners, with the District Chairman’s decision. uk>. Child support Every Child Support Agency Centre (CSA) has a Customer Service Manager, and their phone number should be on correspondence you have received.

In February 1997 the Court of Appeal laid down guidelines on the level of damages in civil actions against the police in the case of The Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis v Thompson and Hsu. The court proposed a figure of £500 for the first hour of false imprisonment and then a downward sliding scale, with £3,000 to be awarded for 24 hours’ detention. The court also proposed damages for malicious prosecution of between £2,000 and £10,000, and that exemplary damages awarded against the police should be between £5,000 and £50,000.

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