2 judgments found.

Bures v The Czech Republic

Country: Czech Republic
Year: 2012
Court: The European Court of Human Rights
Citation: [2012] ECHR 1819
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Controlled substances, Disabilities, Health care and health services, Hospitals, Informed consent, Medicines, Mental health
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to liberty and security of person

This case concerned an application against the Czech Republic lodged with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) under Article 34 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (the Convention). The applicant alleged that he was ill-treated in a sobering-up centre in violation of Article 3 of the Convention, and …Read more

Tags: Compulsory commitment, Compulsory treatment, Controlled substances, Cruel treatment, Custody, Degrading treatment, Detainee, Detention, Hospitals, Informed consent, Involuntary commitment, Involuntary confinement, Mandatory commitment, Mental disability, Mental health, Mental institution, Neurological diseases, Psychiatry, Psychology, Psychosis, Psychotropic drugs, Rehabilitation, Torture
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Ceylon Tobacco Company Ltd., et. al. v. Hon.NimalSiripala de Silva et. al.

Country: Sri Lanka
Year: 2006
Court: Supreme Court of Sri Lanka
Citation: S.C.(SD) Application Nos.1 to 6/2006

The Petitioners, the tobacco companies in Sri Lanka, challenged clause 40 of the National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol Bill (“Bill”), which seeks to prohibit smoking in closed public places. It is important to mention here that a petition was earlier filed, which challenged the Bill as whole but the Court dismissed the earlier petition …Read more

Tags: Controlled substances, Right to Health, Tobacco
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