- WJEC AS Law Study and Revision Guide (S Davies, K Phillips, L Walters)
- European Convention of Human Rights and the Human Rights Act 1998
- Set up after World War 2 to achieve unity among countries
- The European Covention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms was drafter and signed in 1950 and ratified by UK in 1951 and became binding in 1953.
- Article eight - Right to privacy
- The rights in the Convention are not absolute rights; the Articles contain exceptions as to when the rights can be withheld. Article 3 is the only absolute right.
- You can enforce the rights in the Convention only against public bodies.
- It is civil law, meaning you sue for a breach of human rights