European Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
<<<<<ExitArticles>>>>>

Convention Article 38
Examination of the case
Created by Protocol 14, Article 14

The Court shall examine the case together with the representatives of the parties and, if need be, undertake an investigation, for the effective conduct of which the High Contracting Parties concerned shall furnish all necessary facilities.

Convention Article 38
Examination of the case and friendly settlement proceedings
Deleted by Protocol 14, Article 14

  1. If the Court declares the application admissible, it shall
    1. pursue the examination of the case, together with the representatives of the parties, and if need be, undertake an investigation, for the effective conduct of which the States concerned shall furnish all necessary facilities;
    2. place itself at the disposal of the parties concerned with a view to securing a friendly settlement of the matter on the basis of respect for human rights as defined in the Convention and the protocols thereto.
  2. Proceedings conducted under paragraph 1(b) shall be confidential.