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Ousting the Jurisdiction of the Courts: R (Privacy International) v Investigatory Powers Tribunal [2017] EWHC 114 (Admin)

Paul Daly February 6, 2017

R (Privacy International) v Investigatory Powers Tribunal [2017] EWHC 114 (Admin) is a rare example of an effective ouster clause. The applicant took issue with the Tribunal’s conclusion that, as a matter of law, the Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary was entitled to engage in computer hacking under s. 5 of the Intelligence Services Act 1994. […] Read more

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Henry VIII Clauses in Comparative Perspective

Paul Daly February 1, 2017

I had a free evening earlier this month and put together a submission to the House of Lords Constitution Committee’s Legislative Process Inquiry. You can find my submission here. Here is a brief excerpt:   Henry VIII clauses are constitutionally exceptional and exceptionable. Several examples can be given from jurisdictions with written and unwritten constitutions. […] Read more

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Dr. Paul Daly is University Senior Lecturer in Public Law, University of Cambridge and the Derek Bowett Fellow in Law at Queens' College, Cambridge. He came to Cambridge from the University of Montreal, where he was successively Assistant Professor, Associate Dean and Associate Professor, having previously worked at the University of Ottawa and Lerners LLP, Toronto.

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