Smiljanić v Croatia

Authors / Contributors: Bridget Dolan KC , Briony Ballard
Smiljanic v Croatia
Issue: Whether successive failures to prosecute and sanction a serial driving offender was a breach of the substantive obligation under Art 2; whether the passing of a sentence for reckless driving below the statutory minimum, combined with the lengthy delay in enforcing that sentence, was a breach of the procedural obligation under Art 2.
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Reference:   Appn 35983/14
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Judge(s): K Wojtyczek, (President), K Turkovic, L-A Sicilianos, A Polácková, G Felici, R Sabato, L Schembri Orland
Date: 25 March 2021