(European Court of Human Rights, 5 July 2017)
Medical treatment – Withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment – Arts 2, 5, 6 and 8, European Convention
The European Court of Human Rights found the application to be manifestly ill-founded and inadmissible.
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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,
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.
Judgment: Gard and Others v United Kingdom (Application No 39793 17).doc