Case-law Database

The FRA Case-law Database provides a compilation of Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) case law with direct references to the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.

It also contains a selection of national case law with direct references to the Charter from all EU Member States.

The data include a formal reference to the decisions, judgments and opinions, an abstract in English, excerpts of the paragraphs where the Charter is quoted, and if available a link to the full text document.

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CJEU - C‐444/15 / Judgment

Associazione Italia Nostra Onlus v. Comune di Venezia and Others
21/12/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Environment — Directive 2001/42/EC — Assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment — Article 3(3) — Plans and programmes which require an environmental assessment only where the...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C‐201/15 / Judgment

Anonymi Geniki Etairia Tsimenton Iraklis (AGET Iraklis) v. Ypourgos Ergasias, Koinonikis Asfalisis kai Koinonikis Allilengyis
21/12/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Directive 98/59/EC — Approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to collective redundancies — Article 49 TFEU — Freedom of establishment — Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union — Article...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C‐119/15 / Judgment

Biuro podróży 'Partner' Sp. z o.o, Sp. komandytowa w Dąbrowie Górniczej v. Prezes Urzędu Ochrony Konkurencji i Konsumentów
21/12/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Poland

Key facts of the case:

(References for a preliminary ruling — Directive 93/13/EEC — Directive 2009/22/EC — Consumer protection — Erga omnes effect of unfair terms entered in a public register — Financial penalty imposed on a seller or supplier having used a term held to...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - Joined Cases C‑203/15 and C‑698/15 / Judgment

Tele2 Sverige v. Post och telestyrelsen and Secretary of State for the Home Department v Tom Watson and Others
21/12/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Electronic communications — Processing of personal data — Confidentiality of electronic communications — Protection — Directive 2002/58/EC — Articles 5, 6 and 9 and Article 15(1) — Charter of Fundamental Rights...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 
ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - T-762/14 / Judgment

Koninklijke Philips NV and Philips France v European Commission
15/12/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

APPLICATION under Article 263 TFEU for the annulment of Commission Decision C(2014) 6250 final of 3 September 2014 relating to proceedings under Article 101 TFEU and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement (Case AT.39574 — Smart Card Chips) or, in the...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - T‐248/13 / Judgment

Mohammed Al‐Ghabra v. European Commission
13/12/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

(Common foreign and security policy — Restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with Usama bin Laden, the Al-Qaeda network and the Taliban — Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 — Freezing of the funds and economic...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - T‐95/15 / Judgment

Printeos, SA and Others v. European Commission
13/12/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

(Competition — Agreements, decisions and concerted practices — European stock/catalogue and special printed envelopes market — Decision establishing an infringement of Article 101 TFEU — Coordination of sales prices and allocation of customers —...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

ECtHR / Application no. 41738/10 / Judgment

Paposhvili v. Belgium
13/12/2016
European Court of Human Rights
Decision

Key facts of the case:

  1. The applicant was born in 1958. He lived in Brussels and died there on 7 June 2016.
  2. He arrived in Belgium via Italy on 25 November 1998, accompanied by his wife and a six-year-old child. The applicant claimed to be the
  3. ...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 
ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - T‐549/15 / Judgment

Ramón Guiral Broto v. European Union Intellectual Property Office
13/12/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

(EU trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Application for the EU figurative mark CAFE DEL SOL — Earlier national figurative mark Café del Sol — Failure to submit evidence in the language of the opposition proceedings — Articles 75 and 76 of...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - T-713/14 / Judgment

Organisation des salariés auprès des institutions européennes et internationales en République fédérale d'Allemagne (IPSO) v. European Central Bank
13/12/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

ECB — Staff of the ECB — Temporary agency staff — Limit on the maximum length of service of the same agency worker — Action for annulment — Challengeable act — Direct and individual effect — Interest in bringing proceedings — Period allowed for...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

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