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Includes information about not depriving a person of his liberty under Art.5 of the European Convention on Human Rights and the remedies available including habeas corpus and damages for false imprisonment.



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Freedom of the person

Your right to freedom includes how to take action for false imprisonment.

1 Right to liberty and security

Explains Article 5 of the Human Rights Act, and gives examples of where the courts have found Article 5 to have been breached.
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2 The Human Rights Act

The Human Rights Act 1998 is an important and wide-ranging law which could affect almost every part of our lives. Explains what the Act says and how it works.
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