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Case Law 163/2013 (05/12/2013)

Type: Judgment

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

Date: 12/05/2013

Subject: The decision on the compatibility of article 2 of the law of 23 February 2012, amending article 458bis of the Penal Code, in order to extend it to the crimes of domestic violence, with professional secrecy, which recalls the norms of the ECHR and the jurisprudence of the Court of Strasbourg

Parties: « Orde van Vlaamse balies » et Edgar Boydens

Original language: Belgian

Classification: Equality - Art. 24 Children’s rights - Justice - Art. 48 Rights of defence - Art. 49 Principles of legality (nullum crimen, nulla poena sine lege; lighter penalty)

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