Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 240 (Jul)
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Judge:

Judges Pellonpaa (President), Bratza, Pastor Ridruejo, Palm, Fischbach, Casadevall and Pavlovschi, and Mr M O'Boyle (Section Registrar)

Judgment Dates: 16 July 2002

Catchwords

Human rights - Fair trial - Civil right - Length of proceedings - Action to disqualify applicant as director - Secretary of State failing to file evidence at outset of proceedings - Proceedings adjourned for criminal trial - Whether delays constituting breach of applicant's right to fair trial - Whether applicant entitled to just satisfaction for pecuniary and non-pecuniary loss - European Convention on Human Rights, arts 6(1), 41.

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