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Case Law 354/2021 (27/05/2021)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts Supreme Court (Portugal))

Date: 05/27/2021

Subject: The decision of the Constitutional Court, in the matter of non-retroactivity of criminal law, finds the constitutional illegitimacy of the norms of law n. 103/2015, which transposes Directive 2011/93/EU, which provided for the registration on the criminal record, in view of their identification as convicted of crimes against sexual self-determination and minors’ sexual freedom, of the persons sentenced before the entry into force of the law, also recalling the jurisprudence of the Court of Strasbourg

Parties: Ministério Público

Original language: Portuguese

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

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