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NCJ Number: 134762 Find in a Library
Title: Survey of Activities, 1959-1990
Corporate Author: Council of Europe
France
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 67
Sponsoring Agency: Council of Europe
F-67075 Strasbourg, France
Type: Survey
Format: Document
Language: English; French
Country: France
Annotation: The European Court of Human Rights ensures the observance of the engagements undertaken by Contracting States under the Convention. This report includes a description of the court, a listing of judgments and referrals, cases pending, length of proceedings over the last 16 years, and a list of publications.
Abstract: The Court consists of a number of judges equal to that of the Member States of the Council of Europe (currently 24). No two judges may be nationals of the same State. Cases submitted to the Court must have originated in an application lodged with another institution, the European Commission on Human Rights, by a State or by a person, nongovernmental organization, or group of individuals. For the consideration of each case brought before it, the Court sits as a Chamber of 9 judges including, as ex officio members, the President or Vice-President and the judge who is a national of any State Party concerned. The Court decides all disputes regarding its jurisdiction. By majority vote, it gives final judgments which are binding on the States concerned and whose execution is supervised by the Committee of Ministers.
Main Term(s): Human rights violations
Index Term(s): Europe; Foreign courts
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