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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Bulgaria / Supreme Cassation Court of the Republic of Bulgaria / Private civil case 2253/2018

Cassation appellant: Mr E.D.M. seeking compensation for unlawful actions by investigative police
05/07/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Bulgaria

Key facts of the case:

As a result of a ruling by the lower appellate and the lowest instance, terminating his civil case in question, a Mr E.D.M. submitted a cassation appeal asking whether Art. 13 of the ECHR could open the possibility for compensation for damage...

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Bulgaria / Supreme Cassation Court of the Republic of Bulgaria / 1/2016

Proposing parties: vice presidents and chairs of the Civil and Commercial Chambers of the Supreme Cassation Court
21/06/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Bulgaria

Key facts of the case:

As the group of persons entitled to receive compensation for non-material damage caused by the wrongful death of a relative/person in close relations is not determined by Bulgarian law, this has traditionally been done by decrees of the plenary of...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Bulgaria / Supreme Administrative Court of the Republic of Bulgaria / 14082/2017

Appellate: S.I. LLC against an act by the head of the contracting authority of an operative programme
21/06/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Bulgaria

Key facts of the case:

The appellant S.I. LLC appealed against a decision of the lower administrative court, rejecting the company’s appeal against a decision by the contracting authority of an operative programme, obliging the company to reimburse funds under a grant...

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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...

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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Bulgaria / Sofia City Court / 2237/2016

D.M.S. v Director of prison in the town of S.
28/06/2016
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Bulgaria

Key facts of the case: 

Mr S, deprived of liberty, became eligible for transfer from a prison hostel of closed type to a prison hostel of open type. However, he was continuously not included in the list of inmates...

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Bulgaria / Supreme Administrative Court / 8412/2015

K.D.K. v Commission for Uncovering Documents and Declaring Affiliation of Bulgarian Citizens to State Security and the Intelligence Services of the Bulgarian National Army
01/06/2016
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Bulgaria

Key facts of the case: 

Mr K. appealed the decision of the lower administrative court, by which his motion to nullify a decision by the Commission, proclaiming his affliations to...

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Bulgaria / Supreme Administrative Court / 6309/2015

N.N. v Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) (Висш съдебен съвет, ВСС) and N.O.
18/06/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Bulgaria

Key facts of the case: 

Mr N.N., a candidate for the post of prosecutor, appealed the decision of the SJC for appointing Ms N.O. as prosecutor in the District Prosecutor’s Office (DPO) (Окръжна прокуратура, ОП) in the town of S. and requested the suspension of...

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Bulgaria / Constitutional Court / 8/2014

Ombudsman of the Republic of Bulgaria (Омбудсман на Република България)
12/03/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Bulgaria

Key facts of the case:

The Constitutional Court (CC) (Конституционен съд, КС) was seized by a petition by the Ombudsman of the Republic of Bulgaria (Омбудсман на Република България) to declare unconstitutional several provisions of the...

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