Prohibition on Abuse of Rights in UK Law

  • 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 ... with,the commission of a gross human rights abuse or violation; and whether conduct constitutes or ... may—(a) create exceptions to any prohibition or requirement imposed by the regulations;(b) ......
  • Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 2014
    ...... 1 may attach a power of arrest to a prohibition or requirement of the injunction if the court ...“harm” includes serious ill-treatment or abuse", whether physical or not;“housing accommodation\xE2"... officer must have particular regard to the rights of freedom of expression and freedom of assembly ......
  • Care Act 2014
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 2014
    ...... provision about safeguarding adults from abuse or neglect; to make provision about care ... that any restriction on the individual's rights or freedom of action that is involved in the ... in the adult's case.(5) Section 22 (prohibition on provision of health services) is to have ......
  • Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016
    • Wales
    • January 01, 2016
    ...... . (10) In subsection (6), "harm" means abuse or impairment of-. . . (a) physical or mental ... . . (b) section 1(1) of the   rights of children and young persons (wales) measure ... out those activities while subject to prohibition. . (12) In addition to making provision about ......
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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
    • No. 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
    • No. 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...
    ...... reported instances of exploitation and abuse by the employers with whom they arrived in the ... 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
    • No. 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...
  • I Book Review: The Prohibition of Propaganda for War in International Law
    • No. 28-2, June 2010
    • Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights
    ...... 20(1) of the International Covenant on Civ il and Political Rights (ICCPR), which simply states that ‘any propaganda for war sha ll be ... that could arise in its interpretat ion and the possibilities for abuse. If all simplistic va lue judgements, 3 Nowa k, Manf red, U.N. ......
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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 Ltd [...
    ...... 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 ......
  • 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 ......
    • 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 ......
  • 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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  • T400)
    • HM Courts & Tribunals Service court and tribunal forms
    Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) forms and guidance documents including the judicial review form.
    ......permission, penalties for market abuse, disciplinary measures and official listings. In. ...prohibition of a trustee, imposition of a contributory ... before the tribunal has the same rights to apply to. have the decision set aside or to ......
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