Constitutional Court Ruling no. 615/2018, dated 21.11.2018

Case n.º 1200/17
1st Section of the Constitutional Court
Reporting Judge: Maria de Fátima Mata-Mouros

Rules unconstitutional the provision imposing the defendant, who has fully won the case, the obligation to pay the remainder of the judicial fee, requiring him to claim the amount he has paid as part of the party’s costs (“custas de parte”), as a result of the article 14th, number 9, of the Litigation Costs Regulation (“Regulamento das Custas Processuais”).

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