Pellegrin v France: ECHR 8 Dec 1999

The court modified the approach taken in earlier decisions, that there are excluded from the scope of article 6(1) disputes raised by public servants whose duties typify the specific activities of the public service in so far as the latter is acting as the depositary of public authority responsible for protecting the general interests of the State or other public authorities.


28541/95, ECHR 1999-II, (2001) 31 EHRR 52, [1999] ECHR 140


Worldlii, Bailii


European Convention on Human Rights 6(1)

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AppliedDevlin v The United Kingdom ECHR 30-Oct-2001
National Security Certificates issued in Northern Ireland which had the effect of preventing his making a claim of discrimination, was disproportionate. The Act guaranteed person’s a right not to be discriminated for religious belief or political . .
CitedMatthews v The Ministry of Defence QBD 22-Jan-2002
The claimant sought damages for asbestos related diseases, incurred whilst working as an engineer in the Royal Navy. He claimed that the bar on claiming against the Crown infringed his rights to a remedy. The 1987 Act removed the bar to a claim, but . .
CitedMeerabux v The Attorney General of Belize PC 23-Mar-2005
(Belize) The applicant complained at his removal as a justice of the Supreme Court, stating it was unconstitutional. The complaint had been decided by a member of the Bar Council which had also recommended his removal, and he said it had been . .
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Updated: 04 June 2022; Ref: scu.165789