Examination of Witnesses

Part of Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:47 am on 21st June 2011.

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Keir Starmer: That does not impact on the decisions that I make. The significance of the exercise in the High Court is that it is governed, among other things, by the Human Rights Act 1998, and therefore if there are inconsistencies between the substance or process and the requirements of the 1998 Act, they are teased out. That is exactly what has been going on for a number of years.