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Response to the consultation on proposals to reform the Human Rights Act 1998

8 March 2022

“Positive obligations support effective, fair, and accountable public service delivery and are critical to the realisation of rights.

“Human rights must remain universal.

“People in the criminal justice system are especially vulnerable to abuses of power and must have access to effective remedies.

“The proposals on claimant conduct would reproduce racial inequalities and punish victims of abuse, exploitation and trafficking.

“The Ministry of Justice must continue to safeguard against rights abuses in private prisons.”

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