99. What role has the human rights act 1998 had on shaping police decision making?
You will need to talk about the police and how they operated before the human right act 1998 and after.
You will need to add a LOT of case law, this includes cases such as MALONE V UK. This needs to be refered into the essay, as a conclusion to why this shapes police descion making towards the human rights act and how this has changed. You will need to talk about European Convention on Human Rights and the Human Rights Act 1998, add this into the shaping and effect of human right act. You need to add differences of the policing force and on how policing can get confused with whats right and wrong, linking this to policing and the human rights. You need to analyse through police complaints being made, you will need to research this and make sure that you have a couple of examples.
You need to include \’ethical policing\’ and how this impacts the job. Also cultural behaviour in the police force and the changes its made to policing. You need to add restrictions made since the human rights act and the European Convention on Human Rights. The final principle regards accountability, which concerns Article 13 of the European Convention on Human Rights, stating that Everyone whose rights and freedoms as set forth in this Convention are violated shall have an effective.