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R (GC) v Comr of Police of the Metropolis

R (on the application of GC) v The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis UKSC 21 was a 2011 judgment of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. [1]

27 relations: Alan Rodger, Baron Rodger of Earlsferry, Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, Association of Chief Police Officers, Biometrics, Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, Declaration of incompatibility, DNA profiling, Equality and Human Rights Commission, European Court of Human Rights, High Court of Justice, Home Office, Human Rights Act 1998, Igor Judge, Baron Judge, John Dyson, Lord Dyson, Judicial functions of the House of Lords, Judicial review, Leapfrog appeal, Liberty (advocacy group), Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, Nicholas Phillips, Baron Phillips of Worth Matravers, Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, Protection of Freedoms Act 2012, Right to privacy, S and Marper v United Kingdom, Simon Brown, Baron Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood, Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.

Alan Rodger, Baron Rodger of Earlsferry

Alan Ferguson Rodger, Baron Rodger of Earlsferry (18 September 1944 – 26 June 2011) was a Scottish lawyer and Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.

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Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights

Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights provides a right to respect for one's "private and family life, his home and his correspondence", subject to certain restrictions that are "in accordance with law" and "necessary in a democratic society".

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Association of Chief Police Officers

The Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO), officially The Association of Chief Police Officers of England, Wales and Northern Ireland, was a not-for-profit private limited company that for many years led the development of policing practices in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

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Biometrics

Biometrics refers to metrics related to human characteristics.

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Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis

The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis is the head of London's Metropolitan Police Service, classing the holder as a chief police officer.

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Declaration of incompatibility

A declaration of incompatibility is a declaration issued by judges in the United Kingdom that they consider that the terms of a statute to be incompatible with the UK's obligations under the Human Rights Act 1998, which incorporated the European Convention of Human Rights into the UK domestic law.

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DNA profiling

DNA profiling (also called DNA fingerprinting, DNA testing, or DNA typing) is a forensic technique used to identify individuals by characteristics of their DNA.

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Equality and Human Rights Commission

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is a non-departmental public body in Great Britain that was established by the Equality Act 2006 and came into being on 1 October 2007.

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European Court of Human Rights

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR; Cour européenne des droits de l’homme) is a supranational or international court established by the European Convention on Human Rights.

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High Court of Justice

Her Majesty's High Court of Justice in England (usually known as the High Court of Justice of England and Wales, the High Court of Justice or, simply, the High Court) is, together with the Court of Appeal and the Crown Court, one of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.

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Home Office

The Home Office (HO) is a ministerial department of the Government of the United Kingdom, responsible for immigration, security, and law and order.

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Human Rights Act 1998

The Human Rights Act 1998 (c42) is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom which received Royal Assent on 9 November 1998, and mostly came into force on 2 October 2000.

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Igor Judge, Baron Judge

Igor Judge, Baron Judge PC QC (born 19 May 1941), is a former English judge and was Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the head of the judiciary, from 2008 to 2013.

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John Dyson, Lord Dyson

John Anthony Dyson, Lord Dyson MR (born 31 July 1943) is the Master of the Rolls and Head of Civil Justice, the second most senior judge in England and Wales.

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Judicial functions of the House of Lords

The House of Lords, in addition to having a legislative function, historically also had a judicial function.

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Judicial review

Judicial review is the doctrine under which legislative and executive actions are subject to review by the judiciary.

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Leapfrog appeal

In the courts of England and Wales, a 'leapfrog' appeal is a special and relatively rare form of appeal in which a case which was heard by the High Court in its capacity as a trial court, an appellate court or as a source of judicial review is appealed directly to the Supreme Court (skipping the Court of Appeal).

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Liberty (advocacy group)

Liberty (formally known as the National Council for Civil Liberties or NCCL) is an advocacy group based in the United Kingdom, which campaigns to protect civil liberties and promote human rights – through the courts, in Parliament and in the wider community.

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Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales

The Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales is the head of the judiciary and President of the Courts of England and Wales.

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Nicholas Phillips, Baron Phillips of Worth Matravers

Nicholas Addison Phillips, Baron Phillips of Worth Matravers (born 21 January 1938) is an English former judge.

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Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE) (1984 c. 60) is an Act of Parliament which instituted a legislative framework for the powers of police officers in England and Wales to combat crime, as well as providing codes of practice for the exercise of those powers.

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President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

The President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom is the head of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.

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Protection of Freedoms Act 2012

The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Right to privacy

The right to privacy is a human right and an element of various legal traditions which may restrain both government and private party action that threatens the privacy of individuals.

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S and Marper v United Kingdom

S and Marper v United Kingdom is a case decided by the European Court of Human Rights which held that holding DNA samples of individuals arrested but who are later acquitted or have the charges against them dropped is a violation of the right to privacy under the European Convention on Human Rights.

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Simon Brown, Baron Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood

Simon Denis Brown, Baron Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood, PC, (born 9 April 1937) is a British lawyer and former Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.

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Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom is the supreme court in all matters under English and Welsh law, Northern Ireland law and Scottish civil law.

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Redirects here:

R (GC) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, R v Comr of Police of the Metropolis, ex p GC.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R_(GC)_v_Comr_of_Police_of_the_Metropolis

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