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Case Law 76/2018 (21/06/2018)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts Constitutional Court (Belgio)

Date: 06/21/2018

Subject: The decision of the Constitutional Court annuls the law of 29 January 2016, on the use of videoconferencing in the case of pre-trial detention of the accused person, for violation of the principle of legality provided for by the Constitution of the State, and in the articles 7 of the ECHR and 15 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Parties: Ordre des barreaux francophones et germanophone

Original language: Belgian

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

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