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 / 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 / Supreme Court / 77/2012

Thomas Kaoulla, Eleni Kaoulla v the Republic of Cyprus, through the Attorney General of the Republic
13/02/2013
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Cyprus

Key facts of the case:

It is asked by the Court of Justice of the E.U. for a decision and/or order in relation to the question: Are the citizens of the Republic of Cyprus who are refugees because of the Turkish Invasion in 1974, despite the lack of specific legislation,...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Cyprus / Supreme Court / 287/2008

Avgoustina Xatziavraam v The Cooperative Credit Company of Morphou
11/07/2011
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Cyprus

Key facts of the case:

The exclusion of the claimant from the recruitment process of the Cooperative Credit Company of Morphou because of her age was challenged before the Supreme Court, after having been examined by the Industrial Disputes Tribunal (IDT). The company...

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Cyprus / Supreme Court / 1582/2008

Thadd Correia, Savvas Savva v The Republic of Cyprus, through the Director of the Civil Registry and Migration Department
22/07/2010
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Cyprus

Key facts of the case:

The claimants, a Cypriot and a Canadian man who were married in Canada, moved permanently to Cyprus. The Cypriot man addressed the Migration Department of the Republic with two letters asking for the necessary actions to be taken for ensuring his...

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