Case Law 82/2008 (27/05/2008)
Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Belgium) - Cour Constitutionnelle
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)