Kuric And Others v Slovenia: ECHR 26 Jun 2012

Grand Chamber – Yugoslav citizens resident in Slovenia at the time of independence, failed to acquire Slovenian citizenship and their names were ‘erased’ from the register of permanent residents, thus making them stateless. It was not in dispute that the ‘erasure’ and its repercussions amounted to an interference with the ‘private or family life’ of the applicants under article 8 of the Convention.
Held: The domestic legal system had failed to regulate clearly the consequences of the ‘erasure’, and that it involved an interference which was not ‘in accordance with the law’ as required by article 8(2)
Nicolas Bratza, P
26828/06 (Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction)), [2012] ECHR 1083, (2013) 56 EHRR 20, 33 BHRC 521
Bailii
European Convention on Human Rights 8-2
Human Rights
Cited by:
See AlsoKuric And Others v Slovenia ECHR 12-Mar-2014
Grand Chamber – Article 41
Just satisfaction
Award in respect of pecuniary damage incurred by the applicants as a result of unlawful removal from the Register of Permanent Residents
Article 46
Pilot judgment
General . .
See AlsoKuric And Others v Slovenia ECHR 12-Mar-2014
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