CJSA/2663/2006 - Social Security and Child Support Commissioners' Decisions - secondary legislation and Human Rights - 14.6.07

The Social Security Commissioner confirmed in this case that the Human Rights Act 1998 requires that secondary legislation, such as the Job Seekers Allowance Regulations 1996, must either be interpreted so as to be compatible with European Convention rights, or set aside, unless primary legislation compels otherwise.

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