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    The Supreme Court can disapply primary legislation only when it is incompatible with EU law. The Supreme Court can make a declaration that primary legislation is incompatible with the ECHR, but the Act of Parliament will still be enforced. They can also find that a piece of delegated legislation is incompatible with the ECHR, and that because of an Act of Parliament that legislation cannot be interpreted differently by the court.

    From a more theoretical perspective, you might consider the obiter dicta in R (Jackson) v A-G, with regard to whether the court could refuse to apply a piece of legislation because it exceeded Parliament's legitimate authority or violated fundamental rights (eg, by revoking any judicial capacity for reviewing legislation). That's a hypothetical question, though.
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    They can't

    There is a slightly longer and more complicated version os that answer, but basically they can't
 
 
 
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