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Case Law 6/2010 (04/02/2010)

Type: Judgment

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

Date: 02/04/2010

Subject: The Court states that articles 69 and 70 of the law of 8 June 2008, in the part which provides that such law must be applied also to cases started before its promulgation, do not violate the principle of non-retroactivity of the norm provided by art. 6 of the ECHR

Parties: Tribunal de première instance de Mons

Original language: Belgian

Classification: Justice - Art. 49 Principles of legality (nullum crimen, nulla poena sine lege; lighter penalty) - Irretroactivity of criminal law

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