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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Ireland / Supreme Court / [2017] IESC 35

N.H.V. v Minister for Justice & Equality and ors
30/05/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Ireland

Key facts of the case: 

The case concerned the right of asylum seekers to work in Ireland. ‘Direct provision’ is the system which applies to asylum seekers while their applications for refugee status are being...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

France / Council of State / 416192

Ms A. v Prefecture of Essonne
05/12/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
France

Key facts of the case: 

Mr. and Mrs. A. presented a request for asylum for themselves and their son D to the Prefecture of Essonne on 27 June 2017. In two Orders of 2 November 2017, the Prefect of Essonne...

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

Estonia / Supreme Court / 1-17-4924/15

H.K. v the Prosecutors office
17/11/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Estonia

Key facts of the case: 

It was suspected that H.K. was guilty of money laundering, pursuant Article 394 section 2 subsection 3 of the Penal Code; these proceedings are ongoing. Information for this suspicion was...

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ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

Netherlands / Supreme Court / 16/01180

Accused v Public Prosecutor
31/10/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Netherlands

Key facts of the case: 

A legal person transferred two containers with used paper from the United Kingdom to Saudi Arabia by ship, against the rules of the European Waste Shipment Regulation 1013/2006 for the transfer of waste products. It had...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Austria / Constitutional Court / G44/2017 ua

Booking.com v Austria
29/09/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Austria

Key facts of the case: 

The applicant runs an online-booking platform at booking.com. Once a room is booked, a service agreement (...

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

Croatia / Constitutional Court / U-III-1095/2014

Paolo Biasiol from Rijeka v Leopold Kesten from Rijeka and Getro Plc.
21/09/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Croatia

Key facts of the case: 

On 10 May 2003, the applicant, who was twelve years old at the time, was shopping with his father in a Getro store in Rijeka. After the purchase has been made, the anti-theft alarm went off while the applicant was...

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