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Case Law 11912/2009 (18/03/2009)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Italy) - Corte di Cassazione

Date: 03/18/2009

Subject: The Court, on the basis of the Italian Constitution, the ECHR and the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU, states that, in case of transnational crimes, the norms on “equivalent seizure” cannot be applied to violations committed before the Italian law of 2006, which has ratified the UN’s Convention of 2001 against transnational organized crime

Original language: Italian

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

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Notices: Effectiveness of the Charter
The decision recalls the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU