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Introduction to law & human rights for young people in the Commonwealth

Introduction to law & human rights for young people in the Commonwealth

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): John Hatchard
  • Language: English
  • Publication Information: Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Publication Type (Medium): Juvenile works, Juvenile literature
  • Material: Government publication, Juvenile audience, National government publication
  • Type: Book
  • Other titles: Introduction to law and human rights for young people in the Commonwealth
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/introduction-to-law-human-rights-for-young-people-in-the-commonwealth/ (Stable identifier)

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94 pages ; 30 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Introduction to law & human rights for young people in the Commonwealth is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Responsable Person: [by John Hatchard].
  • Publication Date: ©2003
  • Number of Editions: 4 editions
  • First edition Date: 2003
  • Last edition Date: 2004
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD5020
  • ISBN: 0850927242 9780850927245
  • OCLC: 53850297

Main Contents

1. Constitutions
2. Law, society and legal systems
Meaning of “law”
Limits of the law
Classification of law and legal systems
The Commonwealth legal heritage
3. Governance
Structure of the state
Commonwealth Observer Group on the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Zambia
4. Enforcing/protecting rights
Offices of the Ombudsman and Human Rights Commissions
The impact of emergency powers on constitutional rights
5. Making your VIews known and obtaining access to infrmation
Freedom of information
6. Youth and the criminal justice system.

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