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Case Law 10/2015 (28/01/2015)

Type: Judgment

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

Date: 01/28/2015

Subject: The Constitutional Court states the compatibility of articles 2, 3 and 16 of the law of 17 March 2013, which amends the Judiciary Code with regard to the composition and the voting procedure of the members of the Court for the application of sanctions following decisions against persons condemned to 30 years’ or to life imprisonment, with article 7 of the ECHR, in the light of the jurisprudence of the Court of Strasbourg

Parties: Tribunal de l’application des peines de Bruxelles

Original language: Belgian

Classification: Justice - Art. 47 Right to an effective remedy before a tribunal - Art. 49 Principles of legality (nullum crimen, nulla poena sine lege; lighter penalty) - Proportionality of penalties

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