Human Rights Act 1998

Human Rights Act 1998

The Human Rights Act 1998 gives further effect to rights and freedoms guaranteed under the European Convention on Human Rights and makes provision with respect to holders of certain judicial offices who become judges of the European Court of Human Rights. Over-interference in a person’s human rights by public authorities and those acting on their behalf […]

The Reuse of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005

The Reuse of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005

Reference: UK/2005/SI/1515 The Reuse of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005 establish a minimum set of rules governing the re-use and the practical means of facilitating re-use of existing documents held by UK public sector bodies. EU directive The Reuse of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005 implement the EU Directive 2003/98/EC on the re-use of public sector […]

Civil Contingencies Act 2004

Civil Contingencies Act 2004

The Civil Contingencies Act 2004 makes provision about civil contingencies by establishing data-sharing protocols and guidance amongst emergency services and utilities and transport companies, including fixed and mobile telephone service providers in the event of national emergency… The UK government aims to ensure that people are able to go about their business freely and with confidence. […]