How does the HRA work with the ECHR

What does convention list?
Rights agreed by the nations
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HRA introduced?
They provide mechanisms to rely on those rights
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What is an example of these mechanisms?
s.6 of HRA prevents public authorities for going against convention rights e.g. if public authority tried to kill someone you would rely on section 6 and list the convention rights
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What is the test of proportionality?
Proportionality is a general principle in law which covers several special (although related) concepts. ... Under international humanitarian law governing the legal use of force in an armed conflict, proportionality and distinction are important fact
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What are the three different types of right?
Qualified rights (only be restricted in order to protect the rights of other people or if it’s in the public interest), Limited rights (can be restricted in certain circumstances), and absolute rights (can't be interfered with)
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