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Case Law STC 19/2023 (22/03/2023)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts Tribunal Constitucional (Spain)

Date: 03/22/2023

Subject: The decision of the Constitutional Tribunal, in the light of the norms of the ECHR and of the jurisprudence of the Court of Strasbourg, rejects the claim lodged against law 3/2021 regulating euthanasia, since it recognizes the right to self-determination in order to decide in a free, informed and conscious way about the moment to face death in situations of terminal or seriously incapacitating infirmities, and introduces guarantees and controls in accordance with the constitutional standards of protection of the right to life from external interferences

Parties: Cincuenta diputados del Grupo parlamentario Vox en el Congreso de los Diputados

Original language: Spanish

Classification: Dignity - Art. 1 Human dignity - Person - Art. 2 Right to life - Freedoms - Art. 7 Privacy

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