Right to Privacy in UK Law

  • Campbell v MGN Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 06 May 2004
    ......-publicity and illegal drug abuse, Naomi Campbell whinges about privacy.' The article mentioned that 'the Mirror revealed last week how she is ...', an article referred to her plans 'to launch a campaign for better rights for celebrities or "artists" as she calls them'. The article included the ......
  • Douglas v Hello! Ltd (No 1)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 21 Dec 2000
    ...... added that the Douglas wedding, for which OK! had secured exclusive rights, was the last important feature before the end of the ABC year. . . ... a breach of trust, breach of fiduciary duty and an invasion of privacy, which would cause irreparable harm to Michael and Catherine and that, ......
  • Wainwright v Home Office
    • House of Lords
    • 16 Oct 2003
    ...... the strip searching of the Wainwrights was an invasion of their privacy which exceeded what was necessary and proportionate to deal with the drug ...Although the prison officers honestly believed that they had a right under the rules to search the Wainwrights (paragraph 83), they should not ......
  • A v B Plc and Another
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 11 Mar 2002
    ....... . 3 Since the coming into force of the Human Rights Act 1998 ("the 1998 Act") there has been an increase in the number of ..., the publication of which, it is alleged, would infringe their privacy. Such actions can be against any part of the media. . . 4 ......
  • R (Morgan Grenfell & Company Ltd) v Special Commissioner of Income Tax
    • House of Lords
    • 16 May 2002
    ......First, LPP is a fundamental human right long established in the common law. It is a necessary corollary of the ... by the European Court of Human Rights to be part of the right of privacy guaranteed by article 8 of the Convention ( Campbell v United Kingdom ......
  • M v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
    • House of Lords
    • 08 Mar 2006
    ....... . 3 Ms M. does not complain that her rights under article 8 of, or article 1 of the First Protocol to, the European ... and family life and one's home and correspondence: not a right to privacy or to family life, or to a home. This gives rise to both negative and ......
  • Michael Douglas (1st Respondent) Catherine Zeta-Jones (2nd Respondent) Nothern & Shell Plc (3rd Respondent) v Hello Ltd (1st Appellant) Hola S.A. (2nd Appellant) Eduardo Sanchez Junco (3rd Appellant)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 18 May 2005
  • Murray v Big Pictures (UK) Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 07 May 2008
    ......In the action David asserts an infringement of his right to respect for his privacy contrary to article 8 of the European ......
  • McKennitt v Ash
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 14 Dec 2006
    ...... have defeated the object of that hearing, one of the cases for privacy that is provided by CPR 39.2 (3) (a) . The judge enjoined further ...The judge rightly saw that to be a matter of great importance, such as to require him to ......
  • Harrow London Borough Council v Qazi
    • House of Lords
    • 31 Jul 2003
    ...... 1 By article 8(1) of the European Convention on Human Rights "Everyone has the right to respect for … his home …". This appeal ... Most international human rights instruments recognise a right to privacy. That is the concept which underlies article 8 of the Convention, as the ......
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