Prohibition on Abuse of Rights in UK Law

Legislation
  • Data Protection Act 2018
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 2018
    ...... (b) (b) conferring rights on the data subject to obtain information about ... in Article 9(1) of the GDPR (prohibition on processing of special categories of personal ... to health, social work, education and child abuse data, as allowed for by Article 23(1) of the ......
  • Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015
    • Scotland
    • January 01, 2015
    ...... of the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009 (abuse of a position of trust), or. . . (b) would ... in accordance with Article 4 of the Human Rights Convention (which prohibits a person from being ... . . (b) each prohibition or. requirement in the order is necessary for ......
  • Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 2018
    ...... a deterrent to gross violations of human rights, or otherwise promote— . (i) compliance with ... the commission of a gross human rights abuse or violation; and whether conduct constitutes or ... (2)(b) “sanctions” means prohibitions and requirements of the kinds which are imposed ......
  • Human Rights Act 1998
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 1998
    ......insurrection. Article 3 . Prohibition of torture . Prohibition of torture. . No one shall be subjected to .... Article 17 . Prohibition of abuse of rights . Nothing in this Convention may be interpreted as implying for ......
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Books & Journal Articles
  • O'Keeffe v Ireland: The Liability of States for Failure to Provide an Effective System for the Detection and Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse in Education
    • Nbr. 78-1, January 2015
    • The Modern Law Review
    In O'Keeffe v Ireland, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights found that Ireland failed to protect the applicant from sexual abuse suffered as a child in an Irish National School i...
    ...... v Ireland , the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights found that Ireland failed to protect the applicant from sexual abuse ... School in 1973 and violated her rights under Article 3 (prohibition of inhuman and degrading treatment) and Article 13 (right to an effective ......
  • ‘Am I Free Now?’ Overseas Domestic Workers in Slavery
    • Nbr. 42-3, September 2015
    • Journal of Law and Society
    This article examines United Kingdom overseas domestic worker and diplomatic domestic worker visas in place since 2012. These visas tie workers to an employer by making it unlawful for them to chan...
    ...... employer, even when seriously exploited or abused. The article presents the findings of a ... whether the visa is contrary to the prohibition of slavery, servitude, forced and compulsory ... 4 of the European Convention on Human Rights and the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015. [The ......
  • Decriminalising Consensual Heterosexual Conduct outside Marriage: The Women's Case under International Human Rights Law
    • Nbr. 20-3, September 2002
    • Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights
    In many countries all over the world, women's real or alleged engagement in consensual sexual activity outside marriage can give rise to a criminal conviction, leading to the imposition of a senten...
  • Review: Delayed Prosecution for Childhood Sexual Abuse
    • Nbr. 12-4, November 2008
    • International Journal of Evidence & Proof, The
    ...... tested when theoretical commitments to due process and fair trial rights are examined under the spotlight of child sexual abuse. Lewis acknowl - ... of the decision to prosecute and request for an order of prohibition. Throughout these chapters Lewis carefully sets out the specific ......
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Law Firm Commentaries
  • Enforcement Of Mortgage Charge: Valid Defence Was Too Late
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    Failing to diligently assert a defence to enforcement of a charge over property may preclude a borrower from relying on that defence. The Court of Appeal in Dickinson & anr v UK Acorn Finance L...
    ...... possession proceedings had started, was an abuse of process. In November 2010, the defendant, UK ...-charge precluded the exercise of Acorn’s rights. This challenge failed, so a warrant was issued ... activity” in contravention of the prohibition on carrying out a regulated activity unless the ......
  • MAKING HEAVY WEATHER OF THE UK’S UNJUSTIFIED INFRINGEMENT THREATS RULES
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    The UK has for a long time had laws in place that make it illegal for IP owners to make “unjustified threats” to bring proceedings for infringement of registered IP rights.  In recent years, this p...
    ...... for infringement of registered IP rights.  In recent years, this prohibition has been ... and passing-off, which are just as open to abuse as registered rights.  In this regard the law in ......
  • Financial Services Bulletin - Market Abuse: The New Regime
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......Units in a collective investment scheme; . Rights under a stakeholder pension scheme; . Options; . Futures; . Contracts for ... obtained by research or analysis is exempt from any prohibition enabling it to be freely used. There is also an exemption for "order flow ......
  • UK CAT Awards 2 Travel £93,000 In Damages Against Cardiff Bus For Abuse Of Dominant Position In Cardiff Public Transport Market
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... predatory conduct against 2 Travel, contrary to the Chapter II prohibition of the Competition Act 1998. Cardiff Bus did not, however, receive a fine ... and cynically decided to disregard the law as well as 2 Travel's rights; Cardiff Bus' conduct was seriously anti-competitive and motivated by an ......
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