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Case Law 119/2009 (16/07/2009)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Belgium) - Cour Constitutionnelle

Date: 07/16/2009

Subject: The Court, also applying the norms of the ECHR, states that art. 132 of the Code des droits de succession is unconstitutional, because it does not provide the presumption of innocence for the person who has totally or partially omitted the declaration of hereditary succession and it does not provide effective remedies.

Original language: Belgian

Classification: Justice - Art. 47 Justice: remedy - Right to an effective remedy before a tribunal - Art. 48 Presumption of innocence

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