Panovits v Cyprus: ECHR 11 Dec 2008

The Court was asked as to the questioning of a child when the child had gone to the police station with his father, as requested by the police, and was thereafter arrested. The applicant complained, in particular, about the fairness of criminal proceedings at the pre-trial stage and before the domestic courts.
Held: ‘the concept of fairness enshrined in Article 6 requires that the accused be given the benefit of the assistance of a lawyer already at the initial stages of police interrogation’
Christos Rozakis, President
4268/04, [2008] ECHR 1688
Bailii
European Convention on Human Rights 6
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CitedAmbrose v Harris, Procurator Fiscal, Oban, etc SC 6-Oct-2011
(Scotland) The appellant had variously been convicted in reliance on evidence gathered at different stages before arrest, but in each case without being informed of any right to see a solicitor. The court was asked, as a devolution issue, at what . .

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Updated: 14 February 2021; Ref: scu.341455