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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United Kingdom / Court of Appeal, Civil Division / T3/2016/3471 & 3931

R. (on the applications of XH and AI) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
02/02/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
United Kingdom

Key facts of the case: 

The case concerns the appeals of XH and AI, British nationals, against a decision upholding the Secretary of State's decision to use prerogative powers to cancel their passports on the...

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Bulgaria / Constitutional Court / 6/2016

Motioner: plenary of the Supreme Cassation Court
31/01/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Bulgaria

Key facts of the case:

Supreme Court justices claim the unconstitutionality of a provision in the Judiciary Act (Закон за съдебната власт) which prohibits discharging a judge or...

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Romania / Romanian Constitutional Court / 46

Vlad-Ciprian Bozeşan
31/01/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Romania

Key facts of the case:

The applicant, who was a party in a civil case, asked for his case to be moved to a different court. According to the Romanian Civil Code, decisions on such requests do not need to be...

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United Kingdom / Court of Appeal, Civil Division / T3/2016/0278

AZ v Secretary of State for the Home Department
27/01/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
United Kingdom

Key facts of the case: 

AZ was a refugee present in the UK who had been refused a Convention Travel Document to visit his sick father in Jordan. The Secretary of State did not give reasons for her decision to...

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Portugal / Administrative Central Court of the North / 00643/16.OBEPRT

Ukrainian citizen v Portuguese Immigration and Borders Service
27/01/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Portugal

Key facts of the case:

A Ukrainian citizen (and his son) asked for international protection in Portugal under the terms of Law 27/2008, of 30 June, as amended and republished by Law...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Bulgaria / Supreme Administrative Court / 10383/2015

The Commission for the Protection against Discrimination (CPD) v the director of an elementary school in the town of R
17/01/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Bulgaria

Key facts of the case: 

Ms E.P.D. appeals a decision by the Sofia City Administrative Court (SCAC) (...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Bulgaria / Supreme Administrative Court / 13985/2016

Ms H v the Chief of Migration Division of Sofia Directorate of the Interior
17/01/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Bulgaria

Key facts of the case:

Ms H, a chinese citizen, is appealing the decision of the lower administrative court, which left her appeal against a notification by the chief of Migration Division (сектор „Миграция“...

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Czech Republic / Supreme Administrative Court / 5 Azs 229/2016 - 37

O.O. v the Ministry of Interior
12/01/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Czech Republic

Key facts of the case: 

The plaintiff was an asylum-seeker whose application for asylum in the Czech Republic had been considered inadmissible, since the state responsible, according to Article 3 of the Dublin...

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