Overview of procedural and substantive issues relating to the European Court’s assessment of requests under Rule 39 of the rules of court

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Author: Kirill Belogubets

Keywords: European Convention; European Court; provisional measures; Rule 39


The author gives an overview of the origin and scope of application in respect of interim measures issued by the European Court of Human Rights under Rule 39 of its Rules of Court. The article also provides the author’s opinion concerning difficulties relating to the introduction and substantiation of Rule 39 requests, on the one hand, and the Court’s assessment of such requests and the respondent State’s compliance with the indications made by the Court, on the other.