Ne bis in idem (case cmment): Igor Tarasov v Ukraine (application no.44396/05)

Ben Hudson

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Subject: Human rights . Other related subjects: Criminal procedure.

Keywords: Double punishment; Res judicata; Ukraine;

Abstract: Comments on the ECtHR ruling in Tarasov v Ukraine (44396/05) on whether criminal sanctions imposed on the applicant for disorderly conduct and fighting in a bar, for which he had already received an administrative penalty, meant that he had been punished twice for the same offence, in breach of the ne bis in idem rule under ECHR Protocol 7 art.4.

Legislation Cited:
European Convention on Human Rights 1950 Protocol 7 art.4

Cases cited:
Tarasov v Ukraine (44396/05) unreported 16 June 2016 (ECHR)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)588-590
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Human Rights Law Review
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2016


  • Human Rights
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Double Punishment
  • Res Judicata
  • Ukraine


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