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Fayed (Mohamed Al) and ors v United Kingdom

[1994] 18 EHRR 393

Case summary last updated at 06/02/2020 10:52 by the Oxbridge Notes in-house law team.

Judgement for the case Fayed (Mohamed Al) and ors v United Kingdom

F wanted to take over a company and a parliamentary commission undertook a public report into his conduct which X had attacked. The report was bad for F who argued that its contents breached article 6 – Right to a fair trial and to be heard before a tribunal. European Court of Human Rights said that article 6 was only engaged where there was a dispute decisively determining F’s civil rights or obligations. Clearly that wasn’t the case here so article 6 wasn’t engaged. Here, the parliamentary committee was carrying out an investigatory function

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