Human rights p2

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  • Evolution of rights in the UK
  • MANGA CARTA 1215
    • HABEAS CORPUS ACT 1679
      • ENGLISH BILL OF RIGHTS
        • SEX DISCRIMINATION ACT 1975
          • RACE AND RELATIONS ACT 1976
            • DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION ACT 1995
              • HUMAN RIGHTS ACT 1998
                • THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000
                  • THE EQUALITY ACT 2010
                    • bought together 116 peices of legislation  to protect the rights of individuals and advance equality
                  • allows public to access government information on the grounds the information doesn't risk public safety
                • Uk citizens could take human right court cases to a court in the uk and not have to travel to European court in Strasbourg
              • Made discrimination of disability illegal in key areas of life like employment, education and transport
          • Made gender based discrimination illeagal in the area of employers, education and provision of goods and services
        • limited the power of the monarch and set out the rights of parliament. it included freedom to petition the monarch and the freedom from unfair and cruel punishments
      • This made sure that every arrested and detain person had the right to a fair trial to prove their arrest was justified
    • This English charter acknowledged that the laws should apply to the king and queen, it gave the right to trial by jury of peers
  • removed any previous racist laws and made racism illegal in employment, training education and housing

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