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European Court Of Human Rights

Volume 84: debated on Wednesday 30 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he intends to introduce measures with respect to future participation in the European Court of Human Rights.

The Government have announced their intention to accept, for a further five years, the optional articles of the European Convention on Human Rights which recognise the right of individual petition and the compulsory jurisdiction of the court, when they fall due for renewal in January 1986.