Hajduova v Slovakia (App No 2660/03) (30 November 2010)

Husband convicted for having abused and threatened the wife, and ordered to undergo psychiatric treatment instead of a prison sentence. Held that the state's failure to order the husband's detention enabled him to make further threats against the wife and was a breach of the state's positive obligations under Article 8 to secure respect for the wife's private life.

Report: Family Law

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