12 JUN 2018
Novotny v The Czech Republic (Application no 16314/13)
(European Court of Human Rights, 7 June 2018)
Private law children – Paternity – Challenge not permitted by domestic courts – Whether there had been a breach of Art 8, European Convention
The European Court of Human Rights held that the domestic courts’ refusal to permit the applicant to challenge a decision on paternity constituted a breach of Art 8 of the European Convention.
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CASE OF NOVOTNÝ v. THE CZECH REPUBLIC
(Application no. 16314/13)
7 June 2018
This judgment will become final in the circumstances set out in Article 44 § 2 of the Convention. It may be subject to editorial revision.
Judgment: Novotny v The Czech Republic (Application no 16314_13).docx