Lithuania's Constitutional Court accepts first individual complaint

  • 2019-10-29
Lithuania's Constitutional Case on October 24 accepted the first individual constitutional complaint after a person sentenced to prison used the possibility, created in September, to directly turn to the court. The person claims that the existing Penal Code's ban to postpone the execution of the sentence for very serious crimes restricts a court's right to issue an individualised sentence. The applicant's identity is not disclosed but it can be seen from the case materials that Klaipeda Regional Court sentenced the person for crimes related to the possession of drugs and smu...
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