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Wolzenburg

Netherlands legislation may provide for different treatment of Netherlands nationals and nationals of other Member States with regard to execution of a European arrest warrant Article 12 EC (the principle of non-discrimination) does not preclude the legislation of a Member State of execution under which the competent judicial authority of that State is to refuse to execute a European...
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Sison II

On 30 September 2009 the General Court for the second time annulled acts of the Council ordering the freezing of the funds of Mr Jose Maria Sison, a Filipino national residing in the Netherlands....
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El Morabit

The Court of First Instance upholds the Council’s Decisions freezing the funds of Mr El Morabit.  Those decisions do not breach the principle of the presumption of innocence and the...
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Melli Bank (Melli I - CFI)

The Court of First Instance upholds the Council’s Decision freezing Melli Bank’s funds. The Court concluded that the Council was entitled to conclude that Melli Bank is owned or controlled...
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Othman

The Court of First Instance annuls the Council Regulation freezing Omar Mohammed Othman’s funds, notably on the ground that the applicant's rights of defence, in particular the right to be heard,...
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People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (OMPI II - CFI)

The Court of First Instance annuls the Council Decision 2007/868/EC of 20 December 2007  implementing Article 2(3) of Regulation No 2580/2001 on specific restrictive measures directed against...
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Ireland v. Council and Commission (Data Retention Directive)

The Data Retention Directive (Directive 2006/24/CE) is founded on an appropriate legal basis. The directive was correctly adopted on the basis of the EC Treaty as it relates predominantly to...
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