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    How did the Human Rights Act affect judicial independence in the UK?
    Please provide references.

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    Judicial Independence

    How did the Human Rights Act affect judicial independence in the UK?

    May you supply the answer with references?
    The Human Rights Act of 1998, incorporates the European convention on Human Rights into UK law has brought about an increase in judicial independence. It gave the judges the power to judge local laws and to decide if these were incompatible with the convention. What has happened is that this has increased judicial independence and has led to several judgments that have set precedence that are in conflict with the Government's intentions.
    Basically, judicial independence implies that the judiciary is separate from and autonomous of the government. ...

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