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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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 (...

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United Kingdom / Supreme Court / UKSC 2015/0233

R (on the application of UNISON) v Lord Chancellor
26/07/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
United Kingdom

Key facts of the case: 

In the UK, most employment law rights can only be enforced in employment tribunals (ETs). In 2013, fees for ETs were introduced with the intention of transferring the cost burden from...

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Spain / Supreme Court / 1308/2017

Regional Government of Aragón v Endesa Generación
18/07/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Spain

Key facts of the case: 

A Spanish electric company demands the money paid for a regional tax existing in the Autonomous Community of Aragon to protect the environment from polluting emmissions, governed by...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Spain / Supreme Court / 627/2017

A candidate to the Civil Guard against appeal against the Decision of the High Court of Justice of Madrid 375
05/04/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Spain

Key facts of the case: 

This judgement is an appeal against the Decision of the High Court of Justice of Madrid 375, of 10 April 2015, on the open-call decision for public employment within the Civil Guard –...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Belgium / Council State / 237.860

Non profit organisation ‘Touche pas à mes certificats verts’, François Régis, Warin Christian v the Walloon Region
30/03/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Belgium

Key facts of the case: 

The requesting party requested the annulment of a Ministerial Decree of 2 October 2014 regulating electricity produced by renewable sources of energy. Before the adoption of the Ministerial...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Malta / Civil Court, Constitutional Jurisdiction / 52/2016/LSO

Marie Therese Cuschieri v Attorney General
28/03/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Malta

Key facts of the case: 

Ms. Cuschieri separated from her husband in 2013 and their marriage was later dissolved by the Courts in 2015. Further to the dissolution of the marriage, Ms...

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CJEU - C-221/15 / Judgment

Etablissements Fr. Colruyt
21/09/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Directive 2011/64/EU — Article 15(1) — Free determination, by the manufacturers and importers, of the maximum retail selling prices of manufactured tobacco products — National regulation prohibiting the sale of...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Cyprus / Supreme Court / Appeal Nos. 42/2013, 43/2013, 44/2013 and 45/2013

Kristian Bekefi et al v The Republic of Cyprus through the Minister of the Interior
30/06/2016
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Cyprus

Key facts of the case: 

The appellants were Union citizens lawfully residing in Cyprus when the Minister of the Interior declared them as prohibited immigrants under the national immigration...

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CJEU - C-122/15 / Judgment

Preliminary Ruling Request from the Finnish Administrative Court
02/06/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Social policy — Principles of equal treatment and non-discrimination on grounds of age — Directive 2000/78/EC — Equal treatment in employment and occupation — Articles 2, 3 and 6 — Difference in treatment on...

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CJEU - C-221/15 / Opinion

Openbaar Ministerie v. Etablissements Fr. Colruyt NV
21/04/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
EU

Key facts of the case:

Directive 2011/64/EU — Excise duties applicable to manufactured tobacco — Retail price of manufactured tobacco — Revenue stamp —Minimum prices — Free movement of goods — Quantitative restrictions — Article 101 TFEU

Results (sanctions...

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