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Case Law 2008-42-01 (23/04/2009)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Latvia) - Satversmes tiesa

Date: 04/23/2009

Subject: The Court considers that the “short visits” regime, provided by the law “On the Procedures concerning Custody”, is in contrast with the Constitution, as interpreted in the light of the ECHR.

Original language: Latvian

Classification: Dignity - Art. 4 Inhuman punishments - Freedoms - Art. 7 Privacy - Art. 9 Right to found a family - Justice - Art. 47 Justice: effective - Art. 49 Proportionality of penalties - General provisions - Art. 52 Principle of proportionality - Necessary limitations

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