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HHC wins case for blind client barred from entering supermarket with seeing-eye dog

The HHC’s lawyer brought a lawsuit on behalf of a blind person who had been denied access to a supermarket (Match) because of his guide dog. On 18 March 2010, the first instance court established the violation of the plaintiff’s inherent personal rights, and obliged the defendant to apologize and also to pay HUF 500,000 as non-pecuniary damages. The defendant appealed against the decision, but on 10 December 2010 the second instance court approved the decision of the first instance court.

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Hungarian Helsinki Committee