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 Joined Cases C‑532/15 and C‑538/15 / Judgment

Eurosaneamientos SL and Others v ArcelorMittal Zaragoza SA and Francesc de Bolós Pi v. Urbaser SA
08/12/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Spain

Key facts of the case:

(Reference for a preliminary ruling — Services provided by Procuradores de los Tribunales — Tariff — Jurisdictions — Derogation impossible)

Results (sanctions) and key consequences of the case:

On those grounds, the...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU / C‐395/15 / Judgment

Mohamed Daouidi v. Bootes Plus SL and Others
01/12/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Spain

Key facts of the case:

(Reference for a preliminary ruling — Social policy — Directive 2000/78/EC — Equal treatment in employment and occupation — Articles 1 to 3 — Prohibition of all discrimination based on a disability — Whether a ‘disability’ exists — Concept of ‘long-...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - T‐720/14 / Judgment

Arkady Romanovich Rotenberg v. Council of the European Union
30/11/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

(Common foreign and security policy — Restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening Ukraine — Freezing of funds — Restrictions on admission to the territories of the Member States — Natural person actively supporting or...

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

CJEU - C‑442/14 / Judgment

Bayer CropScience SA‐NV and Stichting De Bijenstichting v. College voor de toelating van gewasbeschermingsmiddelen en biociden
23/11/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Netherlands

Key facts of the case:

(Reference for a preliminary ruling — Environment — Aarhus Convention — Directive 2003/4/EC — Article 4(2) — Public access to information — Concept of ‘information relating to emissions into the environment’ — Directive 91/414/EEC — Directive 98/8/...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

ECtHR / Application nos. 24130/11 and 29758/11 / Judgment

A and B v. Norway
15/11/2016
European Court of Human Rights
Decision

Key facts of the case:

THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE CASE

  1. The first applicant, Mr A, was born in 1960 and lives in Norway. The second applicant, Mr B, was born in 1965 and lives in Florida, United States of America.
  2. The applicants and Mr E.K.
  3. ...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C‐156/15 / Judgment

‘Private Equity Insurance Group’ SIA v. ‘Swedbank’ AS
10/11/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Latvia

Key facts of the case:

(Reference for a preliminary ruling — Directive 2002/47/EC — Scope — Definition of ‘financial collateral’, ‘relevant financial obligations’ and ‘provision’ of financial collateral — Whether it is possible to enforce financial collateral...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C‐243/15 / Judgment

Lesoochranárske zoskupenie VLK v. Obvodný úrad Trenčín
08/11/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Slovakia

Key facts of the case:

« Renvoi préjudiciel – Environnement – Directive 92/43/CEE – Conservation des habitats naturels – Article 6, paragraphe 3 – Convention d’Aarhus – Participation du public au processus décisionnel et accès à la justice en matière d’environnement –...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - T-153/15 / Judgment

Mohamad Hamcho et Hamcho International contre Conseil de l'Union européenne
26/10/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Politique étrangère et de sécurité commune – Mesures restrictives prises à l’encontre de la Syrie – Gel des fonds – Annulation des actes antérieurs par un arrêt du Tribunal – Nouveaux actes incluant les noms des requérants dans les listes – Recours...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - T-155/15 / Judgment

Khaled Kaddour contre Conseil de l'Union européenne
26/10/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

« Politique étrangère et de sécurité commune – Mesures restrictives prises à l’encontre de la Syrie – Gel des fonds – Annulation des actes antérieurs par un arrêt du Tribunal – Nouveaux actes incluant le nom du requérant dans les listes – Recours en...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - T-154/15 / Judgment

Aiman Jaber contre Conseil de l'Union européenne
26/10/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Politique étrangère et de sécurité commune – Mesures restrictives prises à l’encontre de la Syrie – Gel des fonds – Annulation des actes antérieurs par un arrêt du Tribunal – Nouveaux actes incluant le nom du requérant dans les listes – Recours en...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

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