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“If the [Human Rights Act 1998] did anything ingeniously, it was to undermine the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty and empower the judiciary to override primary legislation whilst at the same time appearing to do no such thing, and even claiming not to on its face.”

Adam Tucker, ‘Parliamentary Sovereignty and the Ingenuity of the Human Rights Act’ (2012) 3(1) Jurisprudence 307, 318.

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