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Children's Rights Bill [HL] : a bill to give further effect to rights and feedoms guaranteed under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, and for connected purposes

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newbook.book HL Bill 8 54/5 Children’s Rights Bill [HL] CONTENTS Introduction 1 The Convention Rights 2 Interpretation of Convention rights Legislation 3 Interpretation of legislation 4 Declaration of incompatibility 5 Right of crown to intervene Public Authorities 6 Acts of public authorities 7 Proceedings 8 Judicial remedies 9 Judicial acts Remedial action 10 Power to take remedial action Other rights and proceedings 11 Safeguard for existing human rights 12 Freedom of expression 13 Freedom of thought, conscience and religion Designated declarations 14 Designated declarations 15 Periodic review of designated declarations Parliamentary procedure 16 Statements of compatibility Children’s Rights Bill [HL]ii Supplemental 17 Orders etc. under this Act 18 Interpretation, etc. 19 Short title, commencement, application and extent Schedule 1 — The Articles Part 1 — The Convention Part 2 — Optional Protocol on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography Part 3 — Optional Protocol on the involvement of children in armed conflict Schedule 2 — Remedial Orders Schedule 3 — Designated Declarations HL Bill 8 54/5 Children’s Rights Bill [HL] 1 A B I L L TO Give further effect to rights and freedoms guaranteed under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child; and for connected purposes. E IT ENACTED by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:— Introduction 1 The Convention Rights (1) In this Act “the Convention rights” means the rights and fundamental freedoms set out in— (a) Articles 1 to 42 of the Convention, (b) Articles 1 to 16 of the Optional Protocol on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography, and (c) Articles 1 to 12 of the Optional Protocol on the involvement of children in armed conflict, as set out in Parts I, II and III r

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