17 December 2018

The Supreme Court upholds the High Court of Justice of Catalonia’s ruling against the organisers of the 9 November consultation, but reduces their sentences


The Supreme Court upholds theHigh Court of Justice of Catalonia’s conviction of Artur Mas, Joana Ortega and Irene Rigau for disobedience, but reduces their respective periods of disqualification from public office from two years to one year and one month, from one year and nine months to nine months and from a year and a half to six months, thus sentencing Mas to a disqualification period of the same length as the one it had handed down to Francesc Homs. The ruling is not notified until 23 January. All three submit appeals for legal protection before the Constitutional Court.

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