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Eiropas Cilvēktiesību konvencijas 10.pants


Article 10 of
the European Convention on Human Rights

(Convention adopted by the Council of Europe in Rome on 4 November 1950).


1. Everyone has the right to freedom of expression. this right shall include freedom to hold opinions and to receive and im-part information an ideas without interference by public author-ity and regardless of frontiers. This article shall not prevent States from requiring the licensing of broadcasting, television or cinema enterprises.

2. The exercise of these freedoms, since it carries with it du-ties and responsibilities, may be subject to such formalities, conditions, restrictions or penalties as are prescribed by law and are necessary in a democratic society, in the interests of national security, territorial integrity or public safety, for the pre-vention of disorder or crime, for the protection of health or mor-als, for the protection of the reputation or the rights of others, for preventing the disclosure of information received in confi-dence, or for maintaining the authority and impartiality of the judiciary.