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Case Law 3-4-1-33-09 (01/07/2010)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Esthonia) - Vabariigi Riigikohus

Date: 07/01/2010

Subject: The Vabariigi Riigikohus has stated the constitutional legitimacy of the law amending the European Parliament Election Act (EPEA), the Local Government Council Election Act (LGCEA) and the Riigikogu Election Act (REA), which prohibits political propaganda in public during the period of election campaign and provides sanctions in case of violation of such norms, recalling Community law and in particular the European Union Charter of Fundamental Rights;

Parties: Chancellor of Justice

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 11 Freedom of expression - Freedom of information - Art. 12 Freedom of association - Art. 17 Right to property - Citizens’ rights - Art. 39 Right to vote at elections to the european parliament

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