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The Human Rights Act

The Human Rights Act requires domestic courts to interpret legislation, where possible, in a manner consistent with the European Human Rights Convention.

There is protection to anyone prejudiced by the lack of a full judicial procedure in adjudication in the form of a 'right of appeal' to the next layer of dispute resolution provided for in the contract.

Adjudication under the Construction Act is not necessarily going to conflict with the terms of the Human Rights Act, which comes into force in October 2001.