Extensive interpretation of criminal law and non-application of a more specific provision infringed Article 7 of the ECHR
This means that public authorities must explain clearly what counts as a criminal offence so you know when you are breaking the law. Article 7 ECHR Michel Platini does not score at the European Court of Human Rights The European Court of Human Rights has declared inadmissible an application submitted by former football player Michel Platini. The long-term ban on leaving the country has more serious consequences than that on a sitizen and violated the right to privacy. …
In accordance with Article 52(3), the meaning and scope of this right are the same as those of the corresponding article of the ECHR. To take account of developments in technology the word "correspondence" has been replaced by "communications".
Article 7 of the European Convention on Human Rights provides as follows: (1) No one shall be held guilty of any criminal offence on account of any act or omission which did not constitute a criminal offence under national or international law at the time when it was committed. Article 7 of the Human Rights Act Article 7 means you cannot be charged with a criminal offence for an action that was not a crime when you committed it. The rights guaranteed in Article 7 correspond to those guaranteed by Article 8 of the ECHR.