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Case Law 2008-09-0106 (16/12/2008)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Latvia) - Satversmes Tiesa

Date: 12/16/2008

Subject: The Satversmes Tiesa judges on the compatibility of the First Part of Section 230.1 of the Criminal Code, concerning individual responsibility for violation of the regulations in the matter of animals’ custody, with the principle of legality in criminal matter, provided by the ECHR and the Constitution of the State.

Parties: Boleslavs Murans

Original language: Latvian

Classification: Justice - Art. 48 Presumption of innocence - Art. 49 Principles of legality (nullum crimen, nulla poena sine lege; lighter penalty)

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