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Gard and Others v United Kingdom (Application No 39793/17)
Date:17 JUL 2017
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Law Reporter

(European Court of Human Rights, 5 July 2017)

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The European Court of Human Rights found the application to be manifestly ill-founded and inadmissible.


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FIRST SECTION


DECISION


This version was rectified on 3 July 2017
under Rule 81 of the Rules of Court.


Application no. 39793/17


Charles GARD and Others
against the United Kingdom


The European Court of Human Rights (First Section), sitting on 27 June 2017 as a Chamber composed of:
Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos, President,
Kristina Pardalos,
Aleš Pejchal,
Krzysztof Wojtyczek,
Armen Harutyunyan,
Tim Eicke,
Jovan Ilievski, judges,
and Abel Campos, Section Registrar,


Having regard to the interim measure indicated to the respondent Government under Rule 39 of the Rules of Court of 9 and 13 June 2017,
Having regard to the above application lodged on 19 June 2017, 
Having regard to the decision to grant priority to the above application under Rule 41 of the Rules of Court.

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