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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Poland / Appellate Court / II AKz 160/17

Case of O.T.
24/05/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Poland

Key facts of the case:

The applicant O.T. was found guilty of a crime of robbery and sentenced by the court in the United Kingdom. The Regional Court in Poland found it admissible to execute a part of O.T’s sentence in Poland. O.T. appealed...

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Slovakia / Regional Court Košice / 5Saz/7/2017

K.Q.F. v Migration Office of the Ministry of Interior
15/05/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Slovakia

Key facts of the case:

The application for international protection by the plaintiff was declared inadmissible by the Defendant as it was established that the country responsible...

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Austria / Supreme Administrative Court / Ra 2016/21/0144

Algerian Citizen v Austria
11/05/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Austria

Key facts of the case:

The Federal Office for Immigration and Asylum (Bundesamt für Fremdenwesen und Asyl, BFA) imposed detention pending removal on the applicant (an Algerian citizen) in order to ensure deportation. The applicant...

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Slovenia / Supreme Court / VSRS Sodba I Up 72/2017

Appeal of the Ministry of the Interior of a decision of the Administrative Court
10/05/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Slovenia

Key facts of the case: 

The plaintiff (the Ministry of the Interior) appealed a decision of the Administrative Court (the first instance court) which abolished its decision to...

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Latvia / Latgale Regional Court, Civil Division

anonymised
08/05/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Latvia

Key facts of the case: 

The applicant served as the director and board member in three companies (respondents) until he was released from the office in all three companies and the employment relationship between the applicant and defendants...

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Slovakia / Regional Court Košice / 5Saz/5/2017

H. D. N. v Migration Office of the Ministry of Interior
26/04/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Slovakia

Key facts of the case: 

The plaintiff's application for international protection in Slovakia was denied as ineligible by the Migration Office of the Ministry of Interior (defendant). In the defendant’s view, in line with the Article 11 (3...

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Czech Republic / Supreme Administrative Court / 3 Azs 327/2016 - 37

P.N.B. v Police department
26/04/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Czech Republic

Key facts of the case: 

The plaintiff, a citizen of Vietnam, wife of a foreign national legally residing in the Czech Republic and mother of two minors, had been living in the Czech Republic illegally for two...

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Poland / Administrative Court / IV SA/GI 1129/16

P.P. v local self-government authority
24/04/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Poland

Key facts of the case: 

The applicant P.P. submitted a motion to the local self-government authority for the “500+” social benefit. This benefit is dedicated to families who have at least two children. The Act...

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Czech Republic / Supreme Administrative Court / 10 Azs 122/2015 - 150

S. A. C., A. A. C., A. A. C. v the Ministry of the Interior
20/04/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Czech Republic

Key facts of the case: 

The plaintiffs – asylum-seekers – were held in administrative detention in order to be transferred to the responsible Member State (Hungary) since there was a risk of them absconding....

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