But in an appearance before the parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights, the Justice Secretary was warned that Britain could be forced out of the Council of Europe - the body which oversees the European Convention on Human Rights - if MPs vote to keep the ban.
What does ECHR stand for?
ECHR stands for European Convention on Human Rights
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- Echange pour l'Organisation et La Promotion des Petits Entrepreneurs (French: Exchange for the Organization and the Promotion of Small Entrepreneurs)
- Early Childhood Observation System (education)
- Epiphany Community Health Outreach Services (Houston, TX)
- European Conference on Hybrid and Organic Solar Cells (Paris, France)
- European Centre for Health Policy (World Health Organization)
- European Community Household Panel
- Extended Carrier-Hopping Prime Codes
- European Community Household Panel Survey
- Egyptian Centre for Housing Rights (public service group)
- European Club for Human Resources (Brussels, Belgium)
- European Court of Human Rights
- Exact Cell Hit Ratio
- European Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine
- Eastern Carolina Hunting Retriever Club (Micro, NC)
- Erie County Human Relations Commission (Pennsylvania)
- Ethnic Cooperation for Human Rights and the Environment (Japan)
- Early College High School
- East Canton High School (Ohio)
- East Catholic High School
- East Christian High School (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
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00 Hardcover Series: title KJC5132 In English and French, this major resource on the European Convention on Human Rights for 2010 begins with general information on the Convention's articles on human rights, establishment of the European Court of Human Rights, and ratifications of the Convention.
But backbench Conservatives are pushing Mr Cameron to go further than he promised, potentially pulling the UK out of the European Convention on Human Rights entirely and ending any authority the Strasbourg court has in the UK.
Mowbray, Alistair (2004), The Developement of Positive Obligations Under the European Convention on Human Rights by the European Court of Human Rights, Oxford: Hart Publisher.
Interpretation of the European Convention on Human Rights is binding on the 46 nations party to the treaty, including all the EU states.