European Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Protocol 14, Article 7

After the new Article 26, a new Article 27 shall be inserted into the Convention, which shall read as follows:

Convention Article 27 : Competence of single judges

  1. A single judge may declare inadmissible or strike out of the Court\s list of cases an application submitted under Article 34, where such a decision can be taken without further examination.
  2. The decision shall be final.
  3. If the single judge does not declare an application inadmissible or strike it out, that judge shall forward it to a committee or to a Chamber for further examination.