Slovakia / Banská Bystrica Regional Court / 23S 113/2011 Decision of the Central Mining Authority

Key facts of the case:
 
The court was asked to examine the decision by the Central Mining Authority in conjunction with the decision by the District Mining Authority, which prevented an environmental organization from taking part in the procedure aimed at staking out a mining area.
 
Results (sanctions) and key consequences of the case:
 
Change of a public defender for a private defender refused but granted by the Supreme Court. The appeal from  the Court of Appeals was rejected and the Supreme Court granted the accussed the right to choose his private defender as his public defender.
Paragraphs referring to EU Charter: 

 

41, 47