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Case Law 58675/00 (12/04/2006)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: European Court of human rights

Date: 04/12/2006

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

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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.