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Supreme Court of Spain Order of Admission (Special)

Appears in case: Complaint Against the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Through a ‘Special Procedure for the Protection of Fundamental Rights’




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Recipient State

Saudi Arabia

Document Type

Other Court Documents

The Supreme Court admits the case for consideration, specifying it will focus on whether denying access to licensing information is a disproportionate interference with a fundamental right.nnn

The High Court’s decision will be heard on appeal by the Supreme Court who have specified two areas of consideration. First, whether, as the High Court determined, the right to information under the Spanish Constitution can be limited on the grounds of national security, defence and economic and commercial interests as enshrined in Law 19/2013. Second, the scope of the qualification of certain documents as classified in relation to the right of access to information.