HC Deb 01 February 1978 vol 943 c491

'( ).—(1) It is hereby recognised and declared that in Scotland there have existed, and, under the new institutions of government established by this Act, there shall continue to exist, those rights and freedoms acknowledged by the United Kingdom by virtue of its ratification of the European Convention of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms and the First and Fourth Protocols thereto, and set out in Schedule (Bill of Rights for Scotland) to this Act.

(2) The provisions of Schedule (Bill of Rights for Scotland) to this Act are referred to in the following provisions of this Act as the Bill of Rights for Scotland.'.—[Mr. Brittan.]

Brought up, and read the First time.

5.3 p.m.

Mr. Leon Brittan (Cleveland and Whitby)

I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.

The Chairman

With this we may take the following new clause:

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