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Case Law 36818/1997 (04/12/2007)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: European Court of human rights

Date: 12/04/2007

Subject: The applicant, Raffaele Pasculli, is an Italian national who was born in 1924 and lives in Foggia (Italy). The case concerned a plot of land he owned which was subject to an expropriation order issued in connection with a housing scheme. In a judgment of 17 May 2005 the Court held unanimously that there had been a violation of Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 (protection of property) and that the question of just satisfaction was not yet ready for decision. In today‚Äôs judgment it held by six votes to one that Italy was to pay the applicant EUR 800,000 for pecuniary damage, EUR 10,000 for non-pecuniary damage and EUR 65,000 for costs and expenses.

Parties: Pasculli c/ Italia

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 17 Right to property