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Case Law U-II-1/09-9 (05/05/2009)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Slovenia) - Ustavno Sodišče

Date: 05/05/2009

Subject: The Ustavno Sodišče judges on the possible consequences of constitutional legitimacy, which could follow from the non implementation, or from the refusal through a referendum, of the Act Amending the Lawyers Act. According to the Court, which also applies the Court of Strasbourg and the Court of Justice’s jurisprudence, the defeat or the suspension of the law under exam would damage the right to legal protection and to defence, which are not effectively protected by the law now in force.

Parties: National Assembly

Original language: Slovenian

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

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