2 judgments found.

Nowinski, Elsa Alicia s/inconstitucionalidad artículo 16 de la ley 6982

Country: Argentina
Year: 1999
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: N. 36. XXXII.
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom of association, Right to health, Right to property, Right to social security

The plaintiff filed a claim arguing the constitutionality of article 16 of the law no.6982, which required retirees and pensioners who previously received health services from the Institute of Social Welfare to change their affiliation to the Institute of Medical Assistance IOMA (a health provider). The plaintiff claimed that this law violated articles 14, 17, 28, 33, …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to healthcare, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Freedom of Association, Health regulation, Right to Health, Right to Life, Social security
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Sigurjonsson v. Iceland

Country: Iceland
Year: 1993
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: 16 E.H.R.R. 462 (1993)
Human Rights: Freedom of association, Freedom of expression

The applicant, an Icelandic national, was a taxi driver and resident in Reykjavik, Iceland. He refused to join an automobile association which, inter alia, protected taxi-cab drivers’ rights. Membership of the association was, under an Icelandic law passed in 1989, a prerequisite for acquisition of a taxi-cab driver’s license. The applicant complained that the subsequent refusal …Read more

Tags: Employment, Freedom of Association, Freedom of Expression, Freedom of Thought, Right to Effective Remedy
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