The Brussels Court of Appeal asks the Belgian Constitutional Court whether its jurisdiction should extend to decisions taken by the College of Competition Prosecutors in the context of a dawn raid

Introduction The Brussels Court of Appeal was asked to annul and provisionally suspend three decisions adopted by the Belgian College of Competition Prosecutors in relation to documents seized in the course of a dawn raid. The main question is whether the Brussels Court of Appeal has jurisdiction over investigative measures adopted in the course of a dawn raid. In this context, he Court, referred to the Belgian Constitutional Court on April 6, 2011 two preliminary questions on the compatibility of that Article with the provisions of the Belgian Constitution, the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union and the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) establishing the right to an effective remedy on appeal. Background Under Belgian Competition law, the Competition

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Thibault Balthazar, Bruno Lebrun, The Brussels Court of Appeal asks the Belgian Constitutional Court whether its jurisdiction should extend to decisions taken by the College of Competition Prosecutors in the context of a dawn raid, 6 avril 2011, e-Competitions April 2011, Art. N° 37147

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