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Case Law 40/2009 (11/03/2009)

Type: Judgment

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

Date: 03/11/2009

Subject: The Constitutional Court has rejected, with interpretative reservation, the claim lodged against law 10 May 2007 (law against racism) and based on an assumed contrast with the principles of legality, equality and non discrimination, as well as with freedom of expression and assembly and association, applying the ECHR and the jurisprudence of the Court of Strasbourg.

Parties: Jurgen Ceder et autres et ASBL « Liga voor Mensenrechten »

Original language: Belgian

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 11 Freedom of expression - Art. 12 Freedom of assembly - Freedom of association - Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination - Justice - Art. 49 Principles of legality (nullum crimen, nulla poena sine lege; lighter penalty)

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