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Liberty, MPs challenge emergency surveillance law

Tuesday 22 July 2014 | 15:57 CET | News
Civil rights group Liberty confirmed that it seek a Judicial Review of the Government's 'emergency' surveillance law - on behalf of MPs David Davis and Tom Watson. This comes days after the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014 (DRIP) was rushed through Parliament onto the statute book. Liberty is arguing that the new legislation is incompatible with Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), the right to respect for private and family life, and Articles 7 and 8 of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, respect for private and family life and protection of personal

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Luckily the gov opted to no longer answer to the ECHR and allow parliament to have the last word on such cases if you could all bend over a little more mr cameron would appreciate it
paul mycock @ 22/7/2014 - 17:29


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