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CJEU Case T-163/18 / Judgment

Gabriel Amisi Kumba v Council of the European Union

Policy area:
Foreign and security policy
Deciding Body type:
Court of Justice of the European Union
Deciding Body:
General Court (Ninth Chamber)
Type:
Decision
Decision date:
12/02/2020

Key facts of the case:

Common foreign and security policy — Restrictive measures adopted in view of the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo — Freezing of funds — Continued inclusion of the applicant’s name on the list of persons covered — Obligation to state reasons — Rights of the defence — Obligation on the Council to disclose new evidence justifying the renewal of restrictive measures — Error of law — Manifest error of assessment — Right to property — Proportionality — Presumption of innocence — Plea of illegality.

Outcome of the case:

 

On those grounds, THE GENERAL COURT (Ninth Chamber, Extended Composition) hereby:

  1. Dismisses the action;
  2. Orders Mr Gabriel Amisi Kumba to pay the costs.