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Case Law 5/2023 (30/01/2023)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts Supreme Court (Portugal))

Date: 01/30/2023

Subject: The decision of the Constitutional Tribunal, finds the illegitimacy of some norms of the Parliament Decree n. 23/XV, which rule the requirements for the exclusion of criminal liability for medically assisted death, for violation of the principle of certainty of criminal law, also analysing the jurisprudence of the Court of Strasbourg

Parties: Presidente da Rep├║blica

Original language: Portuguese

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

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