HL Deb 16 December 1999 vol 608 c61WA
Lord Clement-Jones

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What progress the Department of Health is making in its Human Rights Act 1998 audit. [HL356]

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Government departments are undertaking a broad assessment of the likely impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 on their work, as part of the preparations for implementation on 2 October 2000. This task is in progress in the Department of Health.