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5 judgments found.


Tali v. Estonia

Country: Estonia
Year: 2014
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Application No. 66393/10; [2014] ECHR 294
Health Topics: Prisons
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
Facts:

Mr. Tali, an Estonian sentenced to life in prison, claimed he was subjected to inhuman and degrading treatment contrary to Article 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (“Convention”). On July 3 2009, Tali was told he would be taken to a punishment cell. The guards used defensive equipment …Read more

Tags: Abuse, Cruel treatment, Custody, Degrading treatment, Detainee, Detention, Humiliating treatment, Imprisonment, Incarceration, Inhuman treatment, Jail
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Case 3-4-1-11-10

Country: Estonia
Year: 2011
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: 3-4-1-11-10; Request no. 6 of 28 October 2010 of the Chancellor of Justice
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to family life, Right to social security
Facts:

The Tallinn City Council adopted new regulations on the payment of social benefits to parents of newly born children. The new regulations imposed requirements that a) both parents residents of Tallinn and one of them was a resident for at least a year before the birth, b) the social benefits are paid in two parts, …Read more

Tags: Budget, Children, Social security
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Case 3-4-1-8-09

Country: Estonia
Year: 2010
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: Constitutional Judgment 3-4-1-8-09, Supreme Court (16 March 2010
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health systems and financing
Facts:

In 2009, the state legislative body passed the 2009 Supplementary Budget Act and Related Acts Amendment Act (“Supplementary Budget Act”), which amended a series of statutes in order to limit the state budget deficit. The Tallinn City Council filed a petition with the Estonian Supreme Court, asking it to declare certain provisions of the Supplementary …Read more

Tags: Budget, Children, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health regulation, Health spending, Social security
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Case 3-2-1-143-03

Country: Estonia
Year: 2004
Court: Supreme Court
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to property
Facts:

The defendant appealed a decision from a lower court by claiming that § 4(2) of the Estonian Health Insurance Fund Act (the “Act”) violated § 11 of the Estonian Constitution. Under § 4(2) of the Act, a health insurance fund was entitled to collect costs which such fund had incurred upon payment of health insurance …Read more

Tags: Employment, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Reimbursement, Social security
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Case 3-4-1-7-04

Country: Estonia
Year: 2004
Court: Supreme Court
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to social security
Facts:

Petitioner sought nullification of the lower courts’ decisions finding that termination of his insurance coverage by the South Estonian division of Health Insurance Fund was lawful and that § 28 of the Constitution did not guarantee the right to any type of free health care. The South Estonian division of Health Insurance Fund sent a …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Emergency care, Employment, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Social security
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