605. Interference must be proportionate.

Any interference by a public authority with the right to property1 must strike a fair balance between the demands of the general interest of the community and the requirements of the protection of the individual's fundamental rights2. Specifically, there must be a reasonable relationship of proportionality between the means employed and the aim sought to be realised by any measures applied by the state3. In assessing whether a fair balance has been struck, the Court will take into account a number of factors including the terms of any compensation paid, the conduct of the parties, the means employed by