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Case Law 101/2009 (03/03/2009)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Portugal) - Tribunal Constitucional

Date: 03/03/2009

Subject: The Constitutional Court judges on the constitutionality of law 32/2006 (law on medically assisted procreation) following the claim lodged by a group of deputies and grounded on supposed contrasts with the norms of the Constitution, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Convention of Oviedo (Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine) of the Council of Europe. The Court, also recalling the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, has considered the law compatible with Constitutional norms and in particular with the principle of human dignity.

Parties: Um grupo de trinta e um Deputados à Assembleia da República

Original language: Portuguese

Classification: Dignity - Art. 1 Human dignity - Art. 3 Physical and mental integrity - Freedoms - Art. 7 Privacy - Solidarity - Art. 35 Preventive health care

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