Decision of Court (Third Section Committee), March 17, 2015 (case CSIBI v. ROMANIA)

Resolution DateMarch 17, 2015
Issuing OrganizationCourt (Third Section Committee)



Application no. 66623/12Barna CSIBIagainst Romania

The European Court of Human Rights (Third Section), sitting on 17 March 2015 as a Committee composed of:

             Ján Šikuta, President,              Dragoljub Popović,              Iulia Antoanella Motoc, judges,

and Marialena Tsirli, Deputy Section Registrar,

Having regard to the above application lodged on 6 August 2012,

Having deliberated, decides as follows:


The applicant, Mr Barna Csibi, is a Romanian and Hungarian national, who was born in 1979 and lives in Miercurea Ciuc.

The Romanian Government (“the Government”) were represented by their Agent, Ms C. Brumar, from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Relying on Articles 6, 10 and 11 of the Convention the applicant raised several complaints before the Court.

The applicant’s complaints under Articles 10 and 11 concerning the administrative sanctions imposed on him for organising on his own a public event were communicated to the Government, who submitted their observations on the admissibility and merits. The observations were forwarded to the applicant, who was invited to submit his own observations. No reply was received to the Registry’s letter.

By letter dated 18 March 2014, sent by registered post, the applicant was notified that the period allowed for submission of his observations had expired on 6 March 2014 and that no extension of time had been requested. The applicant’s attention was drawn to Article 37 § 1 (a) of the Convention, which provides that the Court may strike a case...

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