JCHR

AcronymDefinition
JCHRJoint Committee on Human Rights (UK)
JCHRJava Constraint Handling Rules
JCHRJaeb Center for Health Research (Tampa, FL)
JCHRJerusalem Centre for Human Rights (est. 2001; Israel)
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Harriet Harman, the former Labour deputy leader who chairs the JCHR, said: "Parliament is entitled to expect an explanation of the Government's view of the legal justification for such a use of force before it happens, rather than wait until it does.
101) This notion of a pincer is drawn from some findings made about the operation of the UK JCHR and legislative scrutiny committees from Australian jurisdictions.
Hiebert, Parliament and the Human Rights Act: Can the JCHR Help Facilitate a Culture of Rights?
The JCHR has now compiled a report, which reviews the draft provisions for their compatibility with international standards for human rights institutions for children.
71) Janet L Hiebert, "Parliament and the Human Rights Act: Can the JCHR Help Facilitate a Culture of Rights?
The JCHR has highlighted the impact of forced relocation--especially on the families of controlled individuals who sometimes had to be uprooted from their communities and their schools--and has pointed out that its impact on both the suspect and the suspect's family has been described as "extraordinary".
36) Law Commission, Post-Legislative Scrutiny, above n 8, 53 (emphasis added), citing the JCHR, The Committee's Future Working Practices, House of Lords Paper No 239, House of Commons Paper No 1575, Session 2005-06 (2006) 26.
64) The JCHR generally found that 'on the evidence available to us, the balance between freedom and security in the Bill before us has not always been struck in the right place.
Harriet Harman, the chair of the JCHR, said: "We find ourselves today in a new situation for which our long-established legal frameworks were not designed.
Harriet Harman, the chair of the JCHR, said: "When the government orders our military to take a life outside of armed con-flict, there should be proper accountability.
Andrew Dismore, chair of the JCHR, said a combination of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 and the Intelligence Services Act 1994 led him to conclude "that the security services may be operating under a James Bond-style get-out clause".
JCHR chairman Andrew Dismore MP said: "Not only have we found no clear evidence of a need to go beyond the current 28 day maximum in the near future, we have also demonstrated in a series of reports that there is now a comprehensive alternative package of measures which together protect the public, whilst also reducing the risk of alienating minority communities.