668. Right to property.

The EU Charter provides that everyone has the right to own, use, dispose of and bequeath his or her lawfully acquired possessions, and that no-one may be deprived of his or her possessions except in the public interest and in the cases and under the conditions provided for by law, subject to fair compensation being paid in good time for their loss1. It further provides that the use of property may be regulated in law insofar as is necessary for the general interest2. These provisions correspond to the right to the right to own property guaranteed under the European