Europejskiego Trybunału Praw Człowieka
z dnia 25 października 2018 r.
Application no. 39199/13
László PÁSZTOR and Others
(see appended table)
The European Court of Human Rights (Fourth Section), sitting on 25 October 2018 as a Committee composed of:
Georges Ravarani, President,
Péter Paczolay, judges,
and Liv Tigerstedt, Acting Deputy Section Registrar,
Having regard to the above application lodged on 5 June 2013,
Having regard to the observations submitted by the respondent Government and the observations in reply submitted by the applicants,
Having deliberated, decides as follows:
FACTS AND PROCEDURE
The list of applicants is set out in the appended table.
The applicants' complaints under Article 6 § 1 of the Convention concerning the excessive length of civil proceedings were communicated to the Hungarian Government ("the Government").
Complaints under Article 6 § 1 of the Convention
In the present application, having examined all the material before it, the Court considers that for the reasons stated below, the respondent Government cannot be held liable for the protraction of the proceedings.
In particular, the Court notes that the proceedings lasted from 14 April 2006 until 31 August 2013, during which time several substantial periods of delay were imputable to the applicants. The remaining duration of the litigation did not exceed a "reasonable time" within the meaning of Article 6 § 1 of the Convention.
In view of the above, the Court finds that these complaints are manifestly ill-founded and must be rejected in accordance with Article 35 §§ 3 and 4 of the Convention.
FOR THESE REASONS, THE COURT, UNANIMOUSLY,
Declares the application inadmissible.
Done in English and notified in writing on 15 November 2018.
Acting Deputy Registrar
Date of introduction
Date of birth
Start of proceedings
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Levels of jurisdiction
7 year(s), 4 month(s) and 18 day(s) 1 level(s) of jurisdiction