This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

How The Public Services Balance The Rights Of The Individual

680 words - 3 pages

In this task I will look at the rights of the individual and how the public services balance these rights in order to keep society safe, and the individual still content and with full human rights.The rights of the individual are the same as people's human rights; these include things such as freedom of assembly, freedom of expression, the right to life and quite a few more. These human rights should always be aloud in society; no one should be treated unfairly or discriminated against, however, these rights can only be upheld to some extent, there must be a line drawn somewhere to stop people over-using their rights.An example of someone overusing their human rights was Abu Hamza (the hook man) who preached about the destruction of Jews and their murder in a mosque in Finsbury Park, London. This was deemed as taking his rights too far, ...view middle of the document...

This is better for the good of society as it stops young people seeing or hearing things they shouldn't and will also stop people being offended.Everyone has the right to marriage and to have a family, however, when in prison for a long time this can be difficult, yet it must be accepted as a human right and therefore prisoners must be aloud to get married. "A marriage can take place in a prison as long as the prison authorities agree that the marriage can be performed there. This agreement must be in the form of a statement signed by the prison governor not more than twenty one days before you give your notices of marriage."( This means the prison authorities must agree and allow a wedding, the only reason they wouldn't agree would be if the prisoner was very dangerous, or they thought it was a trick, or the prison has broken too many rules.Another human right is 'enjoyment of possessions', this means enjoying and using things that are theirs without being harassed by other people, however, some possessions that people may have are illegal, or not legal in certain circumstances. For example, firearms (rifles, pistols, shotguns) are controlled under the 'firearms act 1997', this stops certain people buying them, selling them, using them, carrying them around and in some cases possessing them in general. Knives are controlled by law that says no-one under 16 can buy them, and some knives are totally illegal for everyone. Fireworks are controlled by laws that state they can't be bought or carried by anyone under 18, or used in streets. ( All these laws protect the public and individual against accidental (or sometimes purposeful) injuries from misuse of these possessions.

Other Essays On How The Public Services Balance The Rights Of The Individual

How And Why Is The Public The Persona That Iago Presents Different From The Character Revealed In His Soliloquies

901 words - 4 pages , betrayal and reality through the character Iago. The only way possible that the public persona he presents is different from the character revealed in his soliloquies is by deception. As readers it is frustrating to see the goings on of Iago's plan while the other characters are totally unaware until the last pages of the text, this is why Shakespeare's writing is so famous. Iago could be one of the most malevolent and devious characters in all of Shakespeare's play's, this thought is clearly presented to us through the text Othello.

The Idea Of Human Rights For All Is A Relatively

1415 words - 6 pages The idea of human rights for all is a relatively new concept. Thousands of years have past where slavery has existed, where human sacrifice has taken place, and where many other horrible things have been done to fellow human beings without regard to their unalienable rights. In Western civilization, for over the past century and a half the desire for human rights for all has become more and more evident. Anti-slavery movements, women?s rights

COMPETITION There are a number of weight loss products and services in the U.S. market today

567 words - 3 pages COMPETITIONThere are a number of weight loss products and services in the U.S. market today, ranging from chemical and herbal treatments to various kinds of programs and equipment that people can use. However, for our product our main competitors are other non-prescription tablets such as; Metabolife, Trimspa Fat Blocker, Xenadrine, Cortislim, Curb Your Cravings, Thermo-Burn and many more ( Other competitors include

Assess The Value Of Marketing In This Major Financial Services Group As A Business Philosophy. Based On Barclays. Module Was Marketing In Financial Services. Enjoy!!!

2338 words - 10 pages with how to deal with non-standardisation. By providing set procedures to our staff on how to deal with different needs quality can be assured and most importantly consistent.Perish abilityAs Barclay's products are produced and consumed simultaneously we cannot build and maintain stocks of our products. This can result in high demand period's customers being sent away disappointed or low demand periods where the product is being wasted.To maintain

Products, Services And Prices In The Free Market

1210 words - 5 pages IntroductionThe company chosen for this paper is McDonald's Corporation (McDonald's) and the product under consideration is the Big Mac™ sandwich. The discussion will focus on how McDonald's can meet their objective to increase company revenue using the economic concept of "Price Elasticity of Demand" to determine whether to increase or decrease the price. Next, consideration is placed on how the concept of "Income Elasticity of Demand

Public Perception And The Influential Mind

1195 words - 5 pages "cookie-cutter" image of people and how they "should" look like.People will seek out temporary fixes to make them feel more appealing such as plastic surgery or steroids. These temporary fixes lead to more self-confidence, if a person is completely contented with the way they look and their relationship with others then they will be happier people, but I believe we should be accepting of whom we are and what we look like. Whom are we trying to

Do You Consider That The Introduction Of The Citizen's Charter/Service First Initiatives Over The Past Decade Have Made Any Improvements To The Law Of Public Administration ?

1655 words - 7 pages performance.Since parliament is sovereign, it can pass laws that take away, or add, to any or all of the rights enjoyed by citizens. This means that the rights and responsibilities enjoyed by citizens are entirely dependent on the government of the day. This shows that in reality the concept of active citizenship, through the Citizen's Charter, may not have a significant role to play in improving public services. Citizens have no right of appeal if the

The Influence That Christianity Had On Public Morality And Education In Australia Throughout The Years Of 1788-1901

2706 words - 11 pages notice the significant influence that Christianity had on society, through education during 1788-1900 and how at times caused conflict between Christian denominations who were adamant to have ultimate control in Australian society and to enforce their own Christian teachings, such as with the Protestants.Several key religious and public figures were focused on the transformation of Australian society's moral standings. One of the leading, most

Transform The Organizational Structure Of A Organization To Enable Them To Meet The Public Need And To Gain The Knowledge And Expertise Required To Challenge The Competition

3552 words - 15 pages , ACME has been using a number of stand-alone information technology systems to run their business. Separate IT applications for manufacturing, order management, finance, and human resource management have worked just fine for the individual departments and they are completely satisfied with them. However, senior management at ACME is rapidly realizing that the lack of integration of their IT systems is becoming a huge problem with the organization

Does the constitution Forbid Religious Displays on Public Property?

545 words - 3 pages Does the Constitution Forbid Religious Displays on Public Property?We look to the United States Constitution, to answer many questions about our government and our rights. It outlines the structure of our federal government, as well as the freedoms this country affords. When I first thought about the question, “Does the Constitution forbid religious displays on public property?”, I automatically assumed that it did not. But upon

The Current FCC Issue And 1st Amendment Rights

641 words - 3 pages The same censorship that made George Orwell's novel "1984" a classic can be seen currently in the Federal Communications Commission's ("FCC") campaign for censorship. The present day actions taken by the FCC to deny the right to freedom of expression should be deemed unconstitutional.The First Amendment in the United States Bill of Rights states that we have the freedom of expression without government interference. However, bills passed by the

Similar Papers

How Have New Media Enabled A Renewal Of The Public Sphere And Extension Of Democratic Processes?

2461 words - 10 pages being as primitive as we now regard radio. 'It will not just be the technologies that change, it will be the way in which people relate to these new forms of communication.' (Street, 2001:163) The Internet in particular has provided an almost complete renewal of the public sphere and in turn, extended many democratic processes.This essay will explore the notion of the public sphere and how it has been altered with particular reference to the

How Does Shakespeare Maintain The Balance Between Seriousness And Comedy In The Play "Much Ado About Nothing"?

357 words - 2 pages Shakespeare balances seriousness and comedy in the play in two main respects, these are the types of characters, and the consistency in which both of these aspects are used, they are not over used but are uniformly spread throughout the play.One place where this sense of balance can be seen is in Act II Scene 2 and 3; Don John and Borachio devise a cruel plot to deceive Claudio into thinking that Hero had betrayed him. In the very next scene

What Factors Led To The Provision Of Britain's Fourth Television Channel? How Did Channel Four Change Public Service Broadcasting?

1970 words - 8 pages work ethics and his philosophy at the BBC was to inform, educate and entertain. This set of values had continued to grow as television progressed and even ITV had somehow incorporated it into their set of values, although the way in which they interpreted it was rather different. The idea that there would be one television station for everybody to watch was clearly not enough for the British public. The ideas at the BBC were considered to be very

Do Culture And Individual Beliefs Affect Logical Thinking? If So, How Do They Influence The Conclusions We Reach?

1641 words - 7 pages conclusions that are reached; the premises which have been 'jaded' by culture and individual beliefs.There are many aspects to culture and all of them affect what is personally known and the way one makes decisions. These are mainly language, background (history), race, religion, individual beliefs, and even geography. Individual beliefs are an aspect of culture which are defined as being opinions and convictions. These are normally based on the