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Case Law 154/2008 (06/11/2008)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Belgium) - Cour Constitutionnelle

Date: 11/06/2008

Subject: The Constitutional Court has stated the partial illegitimacy of the law of 21 April 2007 on internment of persons affected by mental illnesses, considering certain norms incompatible with the principles provided by articles 5 ยง 4 and 6 of the ECHR and with the decisions of the Court of Strasbourg.

Parties: P.H. et autres

Original language: Belgian

Classification: Justice - Art. 47 Right to an effective remedy before a tribunal - Fair trial, public hearing - Art. 48 Rights of defence

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