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Human Rights Act 2004

In Force


  1. Under the Human Rights Act 2004, section 31 international law and the judgments of foreign and international courts and tribunals relevant to a human right may be considered in interpreting a human right (see also dict, def international law). The accessibility of this material to the public is one of the criteria for deciding whether to consider the material and the weighting to be given to it. Material on the ACT legislation register is taken to be accessible to the public. Various human rights conventions and convenants are published on the legislation register.
  2. Various declarations of incompatibility are published on the legislation register.

Current version

Effective Files/Formats Version Published Notes
12 December 2023 HTMLPDFWord R15 12 December 2023

Republication for amendments by A2023-53

Administering Minister and Directorate

  • Minister for Human Rights - Justice and Community Safety Directorate