Case Law 58675/00 (12/04/2006)
Authority: European Authorities: European Court of human rights
Subject: Embezzlement of money. The European Court of Human Rights unanimously holds a violation of article 6 par. 1 (right to a fair trial), since the applicant – accused of having embezzled public money – had not been heard, neither consulted, nor had he received the documents of the trial before being summoned in court.
Parties: Martinie v. France
Original language: English
Classification: Art. 47 Right to an effective remedy before a tribunal - Independent and impartial tribunal
Notices: Effectiveness of the Charter
To sustain its decision, the European Court of Human Rights expressly refers to article 47 of the Charter of Nice.