Tarsasag A Szabadsagjogokert v Hungary: ECHR 13 Nov 2008

The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union sought access to details of a legal challenge filed by a Hungarian parliamentarian in the Hungarian Constitutional Court concerning the constitutionality of legislative amendments to the Hungarian Criminal Code. The Union contended that the refusal of the Constitutional Court to grant it access to the documents was a violation of Article 10. The Government accepted that there had been an interference with the Union’s Article 10 rights.


37374/05, [2008] ECHR 1606




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ECHR Article 10-1
Freedom to impart information
Freedom to receive information
Refusal by regional authority to provide copy of its decisions to an association wishing to study the impact of . .
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Updated: 24 July 2022; Ref: scu.334616