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Case Law [2009] UKHL 28 (10/06/2009)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (England) - House of Lords

Date: 06/10/2009

Subject: The House of Lords, recalling the Chahal vs UK and A. vs UK cases, deems incompatible the secret evidence measure, provided by Section 2 of the Prevention of Terrorism Act of 2005, with the ECHR’s norms.

Original language: English

Classification: Justice - Art. 47 Justice: remedy - Justice: effective - Fair trial, public hearing - Art. 48 Rights of defence - General provisions - Art. 52 Scope of guaranteed rights - Respect the essence of rights - Principle of proportionality - Necessary limitations - Art. 54 Prohibition of abuse of rights

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