IJ №1(13) 2015
Liseytseva and Maslov v. Russia: State Responsibility for the Debts of Unitary Enterprises

Case Commentary: Judgment of the European Court of Hum an Rights of 9 October 2014

Abstract

Non-enforcement of judgments by municipal unitary enterprises may give rise to State responsibility. No effective remedies against prolonged non-enforcement of judgments issued against municipal unitary enterprises undergoing liquidation proceedings are available in Russia, which constitutes a violation of Article 13 of the European Convention. Non-enforcement of judgments amounts to a violation of Article 6 and Article 1 Protocol No. 1 to the Convention.

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