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Complaints to the European Human Rights Commission concerning forensic-psychiatric opinions

JÓZEF BUKOWSKI1, Józef Kocur1, RENATA NENTWICH1, WIESŁAWA TRENDAK2
1. Wojskowej Akademii Medycznej w Łodzi
2. Akademii Medycznej w Łodzi
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 2000, suplement 4 (12), 45-48
Keywords: Council of Europe, forensic-psychiatric opinion

Abstract

In order to ensure that the HighParties to the Agreement shall observe the commitmentsresulting from the Convention on the Protectionof Human Rights and Basic Liberties, theEuropean Human Rights Commission and HumanRights Tribunal have been established. Polandrecognizes the competencies of these organs to examineindividual complaints about Polish authoritiesconcerning lack of observance of this Conventionas from May l, 1993. The authors analyze thesecomplaints and pay special attention to those whichare concerned with forensic-psychiatric opinionsissued between 1990 and 1999.

Address for correspondence:
Dr Józef Bukowski, Zakład Bioetyki i Prawa Medycznego
Instytutu Nauk Wojskowo-Medycznych Wojskowej Akademii Medycznej,
Pl. Hallera 1,90-647 Łódź