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Case Law Decision 578/2014 (28/08/2014)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Portugal) - Tribunal Constitucional

Date: 08/28/2014

Subject: The Constitutional Court stated the constitutional illegitimacy, for violation of the right to religious freedom, of article 9, n. 1, of the Law of the Autonomous Region of Madeira, where it demanded an explicit declaration in order to be exonerated from the compulsory school courses on moral and religious education, recalling the norms of the ECHR and the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and the jurisprudence of the Court of Strasbourg

Parties: Representante da República para a Região Autónoma da Madeira (RAM)

Original language: Portuguese

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 10 Freedom of religion

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