Decision of Court (Third Section Committee), April 21, 2015 (case SARKOCY v. SLOVAKIA)

Judge:KORCEKOVA E.
Resolution Date:April 21, 2015
Issuing Organization:Court (Third Section Committee)

THIRD SECTION

DECISION

Application no. 62656/13Ján SARKOCYagainst Slovakia

The European Court of Human Rights (Third Section), sitting on 21 April 2015 as a Committee composed of:

             Iulia Antoanella Motoc, President,              Ján Šikuta,              Branko Lubarda, judges,

and Marialena Tsirli, Deputy Section Registrar,

Having regard to the above application lodged on 18 September 2013,

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

Having deliberated, decides as follows:

FACTS AND PROCEDURE

The applicant, Mr Ján Sarkocy, is a Slovak national, who was born in 1953 and lives in Limbach. He was represented before the Court by Ms E. Korčeková, a lawyer practising in Pezinok.

The Slovak Government (“the Government”) were represented by their Agent, Ms M. Pirošíková.

The applicant complained under Article 6 § 1 of the Convention about the length of his civil proceedings. He also complained of a violation of Article 13 of the Convention.

On 13 and 21 January 2015 the Court received friendly settlement declarations signed by the parties under which the applicant agreed to waive any further claims against Slovakia in respect of the facts giving rise to this application against an undertaking by the Government to pay him 3,700 euros to cover any pecuniary and non-pecuniary damage as well as costs and expenses. This sum will be free of any taxes that may be applicable and 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...

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