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Case Law 82/2008 (27/05/2008)

Type: Judgment

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

Date: 05/27/2008

Subject: The Constitutional Court has stated the illegitimacy of art. 14 of the Law 2 July 1981 of the Flemish Region, which provided protection of nature and the environment, because it was not compatible with the need for clarity, preciseness and predictability.

Parties: Cour d’appel de Gand

Original language: Belgian

Classification: Solidarity - Art. 37 Environmental protection - Justice - Art. 49 Principles of legality (nullum crimen, nulla poena sine lege; lighter penalty)

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