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Case Law 14065/15 (18/01/2021)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: European Court of human rights

Date: 01/18/2021

Subject: The judgment on a fine imposed on a vulnerable person of Roma origin, because he was begging, followed by detention for five days for not having paid the fine, behaviour which the Court deemed in violation of the Convention

Parties: Lacatus c. Svizzera

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