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Administrative Law

Administrative Law (11th edn)

William Wade and Christopher Forsyth
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date: 22 July 2024

6. Incorporation of European Lawlocked

6. Incorporation of European Lawlocked

  • Sir William WadeSir William Wadeformerly Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law, University of Cambridge
  •  and Christopher ForsythChristopher ForsythFellow in Law, Balliol College, University of Oxford


This chapter discusses the incorporation of European law into British constitutional and administrative law. In particular, it considers the the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ECHR), incorporated by the Human Rights Act 1998, and the European Union (formerly the European Economic Community), incorporated by the European Communities Act 1972.

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