Decision of Court (Third Section Committee), March 17, 2015 (case MITRIĆ v. SERBIA)

Resolution Date:March 17, 2015
Issuing Organization:Court (Third Section Committee)



Application no. 13851/08Slobodanka MITRIĆagainst Serbia

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 28 February 2008,

Having regard to the formal declarations accepting a friendly settlement of the case,

Having deliberated, decides as follows:


The applicant, Ms Slobodanka Mitrić, is a Serbian national, who was born in 1947 and lives in Beograd.

The Serbian Government (“the Government”) were represented by their Agent, Ms V. Rodić.

The applicant complained under Article 6 of the Convention about the length of civil proceedings instituted in 1996.

On 6 and 19 January 2015 the Court received friendly settlement declarations signed by the parties under which the applicant agreed to waive any further claims against Serbia in respect of the facts giving rise to this application against an undertaking by the Government to pay her EUR 3,600 (three thousand six hundred euros) to cover any non-pecuniary damage less any amounts which may have already been paid in that regard at the domestic level, which will be converted into national currency at the rate applicable on the date of payment, and will be free of any taxes that may be applicable. It will be payable within three months from the date of notification of the decision taken by the Court. In the event of failure to pay this sum within the said three-month period, the Government undertook to pay simple interest on it, from the...

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