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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Cyprus / Supreme Court of Cyprus, Appeal Jurisdiction / Civil appeals No. 2/2018 and 3/2018

Eliades v. Republic of Cyprus; Bank of Cyprus Public Company Ltd v The Republic of Cyprus
12/09/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Cyprus

Key facts of the case:

They appealed their conviction on a number of grounds including the principle of lex mitior as enshrined in article 15(1) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, recognised in the CJEU ruling in Silvio Berlusconi et al...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Cyprus / Supreme Court of Cyprus, Primary Jurisdiction / Civil application No. 33/2018

Re. the application of Ioannis Hadjioannou and George Longkritis for permit to file an application for a certiorari order
02/05/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Cyprus

Key facts of the case:

The applicants applied for a certiorari order cancelling a discovery order that had been issued by the District Court on 19 January 2018 which gave the police access to their telecommunication data for the purpose of investigating a criminal case...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Cyprus / Supreme Court of Cyprus, Appeal Jurisdiction / Civil Appeal No. 26/2017

Re. the Application of Artemis Kkolos for the issue of a certiorari order
26/04/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Cyprus

Key facts of the case:

 In 2017 the appellant applied to the Supreme Court seeking to annul an order issued by the first instance court which had granted access to his IP address. At the first instance trial, the applicant had argued that the issue of the order for access...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Cyprus / Supreme Court / 262/2016

Renos Neofytou v Attorney General of the Republic
29/09/2016
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Cyprus

Key facts of the case: 

With this appeal procedure, the appellant sought to challenge the first instance decision ordering the execution of a European arrest warrant issued against him by a Greek court in April...

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...

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

Cyprus / Electoral Court / 1/2016

Organisation of fighters for justice et al v The House of Representatives
09/05/2016
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Cyprus

Key facts of the case:

The applicants sought to challenge an amendment to the electoral law, adopted in 2015, which increased the electoral measure for parties to enter the...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Cyprus / Supreme Court / Joint cases 216/14 and 36/2015

Application of Constantinos Syphantos from Geroskipou regarding the issue of a certiorari order
27/10/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Cyprus

Key facts of the case:

In October 2010 the police secured from the district court of Paphos orders to access the telephone data of the applicant, in the process of investigating criminal charges against him concerning the dispatch of threatening messages through SMS. The...

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

Cyprus / Supreme Court, Primary jurisdiction / 95/2015

Application of Nicolas Kyriakou Ypermachou for the issue of a Certiorari Prerogative Order
23/07/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Cyprus

Key facts of the case:

The applicant applied for a certiorari order to cancel a decision of the district court regarding the extension of two European arrest warrants issued against him, which had been requested by the Greek authorities. The certiorari application alleged...

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

Cyprus / Supreme Court / 213/2014

Ex parte application of Constantinos Syfantos for the granting of a permit to lodge an application for certiorari
18/12/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Cyprus

Key facts of the case:

The applicant, who had previously been charged with the offence of sending threatening messages via his mobile phone, applied to the Supreme Court for a certiorari order in order to cancel two orders issued by the district court two months earlier...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

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