Varbanov v Bulgaria

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
Varbanov v Bulgaria
Issue: Whether Art 5 European Convention was breached by detention on the order of a prosecutor to obtain psychiatric evidence as to whether an application should be made to a court for an order for committal for treatment.
Court: ECHR
Reference:   Appn 31365/96
Judge(s): G Ress (President), A Pastor Riduejo, L Caflisch, J Makarczyk, V Butkevych, M Pellonpaa, S Botoucharova
Date: 5 October 2000