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Friends of Antique Cultural Treasures –v- The Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

24th – 25th February 2020

The issue in the appeal is whether the ban on the trade in antique ivory to be introduced by the Ivory Act 2018 satisfies the applicable standards of proportionality under EU law, the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, and/ or Article 1 Protocol 1 ECHR.

Click here for lower court Judgment:

https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Admin/2019/2951.html

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