Home | About Us | Advanced search | Link Versione Italiana  English version  France version


European Observer on fundamental right's respect

  Advanced search

Case Law [2020] EWCOP 17 (25/03/2020)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Merit's Courts (England) - England and Wales Court of Protection

Date: 03/25/2020

Subject: The decision of the England and Wales Court of Protection, in which the Court exercises, on behalf of the United Kingdom, on grounds of the covid-19 emergency, the power to derogate from the application of the norms of the ECHR (in this specific case article 5, right to freedom), recognized to the States by the Convention, pursuant to article 15 in the event of emergency, simply giving credit of such thing in the decision concerning the case: article 15 of the ECHR, however, provides that such power must be notified to the Council of Europe by the State through an official communication

Parties:  BP - and - Surrey County Council - and – RP

Original language: English

Classification: General theme

Text download English