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20. RIGHTS OF PARLIAMENTARY REPRESENTATIVES
I. Freedom of speech in debates or any proceedings in Parliament may not be impeached or questioned in any court of law.

II. MPs shall be entitled freely to communicate with their constituents, and vice-versa. An MP’s parliamentary office shall not be subject to search or interference, save with the permission of the Speaker of the relevant House, who shall if practicable seek the assurance of the Attorney-General that the search is necessary for the investigation of a serious crime.

III. Parliament shall not be disturbed, and MPs shall not be subject to arrest or other forcible process in Parliament or its precincts, except by permission of the Speaker, once the Attorney-General has confirmed that such action is necessary to investigate serious crime.

IV. In all other respects, MPs and peers shall not be above the law.


21. RIGHT TO EFFECTIVE JUSTICE
I. No one shall be denied justice by virtue of excessive court fees or judicial delay.

II. Everyone whose rights and freedoms set out in this statute are violated shall have an effective remedy by way of access to a court or a tribunal empowered to apply the provisions of this Statute.


22. PROHIBITION OF DISCRIMINATION
I. Everyone is equal before the law. In all laws made or to be made, every person may be bound alike; and no tenure, estate, charter, degree, birth or place may confer any exemption from the ordinary course of legal proceedings whereunto others are subjected.

II. The enjoyment of the rights and freedoms set forth in this Statute shall be secured without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, race, colour, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, association with a minority, property, birth or other status.

III. In the implementation of government policy, public servants shall in all decisions that involve the rights stated in sections 16-18 above, bear in mind their duty to narrow the gap between rich and poor.


23. RIGHTS OF CHILDREN
I. Every child has the right —

a) to a name and a nationality from birth;

b) to family care, parental care, or adequate and appropriate alternative care if removed  in accordance with law from a dangerous family environment;

c) to be protected from maltreatment, neglect, abuse or degradation;

d) to be protected from exploitative labour practices;

e) not to be detained except as a matter of last resort and then only for the shortest appropriate period of time.

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Malcolm Knott
August 21st, 2015
8:08 PM
eoffrey Robertson's so-called Statute of Liberty is nothing of the sort. It is a mish-mash of broadly left-wing policies written in the prose style of a social worker's training manual.

gildedtumbril
June 29th, 2015
4:06 PM
Ballox. All we need is what we have The English Bill of Rights 1689, it is immutable.

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