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Government Response on Human Rights Protections in International Agreements published

21 May 2019

The Human Rights Committee publishes the Government’s Response to its report on Human Rights Protections in International Agreements.

Background

The Government commits to ensuring that all Explanatory Memoranda accompanying treaties laid before Parliament under the Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010 (CRaG) contain a separate section which sets out the compatibility of the treaty’s provisions with the UK’s international human rights obligations (see Committee recommendations 3 and 14)

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