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Human Rights Act: Government launches independent review

The Ministry of Justice has launched anindependent review by a panel of experts which will examine whether there is a need to reform the Human Rights Act. The review, led by former Court of Appeal Judge Sir Peter Gross, will consider:

The MoJ says that the UK remains committed to the European Convention on Human Rights and that the review is limited to looking at the structural framework of the Human Rights Act, rather than the rights themselves.

For more information and short profiles of the panel members, click here.