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Case Law 146/2013 (06/11/2013)

Type: Judgment

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

Date: 11/06/2013

Subject: The Cour Constitutionnelle stated the constitutional legitimacy of the norms of the law of 26 November 2011, which amends and integrates the Criminal Code in order to consider as a crime any abuse of frailties of persons and to extend criminal protection of vulnerable persons against any abuse, recalling the norms of the ECHR and the jurisprudence of the Court of Strasbourg

Parties: Raymond Elsen et Jan Jelle Keppler, Zaki Chairi et Wahiba Yachou et Karim Geirnaert

Original language: Belgian

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 10 Freedom of religion - Art. 11 Freedom of expression - Justice - Art. 49 Principles of legality (nullum crimen, nulla poena sine lege; lighter penalty)

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