Sobanski v Poland: ECHR 21 Jan 2003

Hudoc Judgment (Merits and just satisfaction) Violation of Art. 6-1 ; Non-pecuniary damage – financial award ; Costs and expenses award – Convention proceedings
The claimant alleged that the delay in hearing his request for compensation was so long as to have denied his right to a hearing within a reasonable time.
Held: The total delay had been over eight years, of which substantial periods resulted form the court’s inactivity. His human rights had been infringed.


40694/98, [2003] ECHR 36


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Updated: 03 July 2022; Ref: scu.178763