Case Law 2008-01-01 (21/10/2009)
Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Latvia) - Satversmes Tiesa
Subject: The Constitutional Court, also applying the Court of Strasbourg’s jurisprudence and recalling the European Union’s Charter of Fundamental Rights, has stated the constitutional illegitimacy of Article 1, Section 1, of law “On Expropriation of Immovable Property for the Needs of the Border Checkpoint Terehova”, because in contrast with the right to property.
Parties: Limited liability company “Ziemelu – Rietumu Tranzīts” and Andris Līpacis
Original language: Latvian
Classification: Freedoms - Art. 17 Right to property - Citizens’ rights - Art. 41 Right to good administration by the bodies of the union