Compliance checks: The Human Rights Act and penalties — CC/FS9

Find out about the rights article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights gives you when HMRC are considering charging certain types of penalties.



Factsheets are for guidance only and reflect HMRC’s position at the time of writing.

Published 14 April 2009
Last updated 7 April 2022 + show all updates
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