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10 Jun 19 #507973 by Jane2014
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Could anyone tell me if a Direct Access Barrister when representing you, has to comply with the Human Rights Act. I have read "In the UK, human rights are protected by the Human Rights Act 1998. Only public authorities must follow the Human Rights Act".

I would not consider Direct Access Barristers to be public authorities, so a bit confused.

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22 Jun 19 #508248 by Allcry
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For context can you expand on how they should follow it?
Usually, it's the court/gov that has to follow it.

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