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Case Law 10/2008 (23/01/2008)

Type: Judgment

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

Date: 01/23/2008

Subject: The Constitutional Court has rejected with interpretative reserve the claim against certain articles of Law 12 January 2004 on money laundering, considering the balance between the provided obligation of transmission of information and the characteristics of the lawyer’s profession.

Parties: Ordre des barreaux francophones et germanophone et autres

Original language: French

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

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