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Case Law 142/2009 (17/09/2009)

Type: Judgment

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

Date: 09/17/2009

Subject: The loi de defense sociale of 1930, which was reformed in 1964, has been deemed incompatible with the Belgian Constitution, as interpreted in the light of the Court of Strasbourg’s jurisprudence concerning the limitation of freedom of persons affected by mental disorders.

Parties: A.V.H. c/ le Conseil des Ministres

Original language: Belgian

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 6 Personal liberty - Personal security - Solidarity - Art. 35 Preventive health care

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