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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Denmark / Supreme Court / 108/2017

Danish Prosecution Service v. T
17/08/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Denmark

Key facts of the case

T is a Danish citizen residing in Denmark. In November 2015, a German court suspended T’s driving license after he in September 2015 in Germany drove a car with a blood alcohol level of 1.92 ‰ As a consequence of T’s...

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Denmark / Supreme Court / 81/2017

Nordens Céu Sagrado Mester Fernandos Center for Meditation og Videnskab v. the Ministry of Health
26/06/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Denmark

Key facts of the case: 

The case concerned whether the Ministry of health had violated the rights to freedom of religion by refusing to provide – for the use in a religious practise – authorisation to the import of ayahuasca wine, which...

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Denmark / Supreme Court / 251/2017

A v. the Danish National Police.
02/05/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Denmark

Key facts of the case:

A, an Iraqi citizen, who had not legally resided in Denmark, refused to cooperate in relation to his extraction to Iraq. Due to his lack of consent, the Iraqi authorities would not cooperate in concern of the forced...

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Denmark / Supreme Court / 267/2016 / 2

Danish Prosecution Service v T
31/05/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Denmark

Key facts of the case: 

This case is the continuation of case 267/2016 of 24 February 2017 in which the Supreme Court postponed its final decision while awaiting a statement from...

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Denmark / Supreme Court / 267/2016

Danish Prosecution Service v T
24/02/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Denmark

Key facts of the case: 

The Romanien authorities had issued a European arrest warrant for extradition of the complainant; T. T argued that the Danish authorities should refuse extradition under the arrest...

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Denmark / Danish Refugee Appeals Board / Ital/2017/1/SHH

A, B, C, D, E, and F v. Danish Immigration Service
01/01/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Denmark

Key facts of the case: 

During the summer of 2017, the Danish Immigration Service requested that the Italian immigration authorities take back A, who was of age, and her mother, B, including B’s four children,...

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CJEU - C 354/13 / Opinion

FOA, acting on behalf of Karsten Kaltoft v Kommunernes Landsforening (KL), acting on behalf of the Municipality of Billund
17/07/2014
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Denmark
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(Equal treatment in employment and occupation — Discrimination on grounds of disability — Whether EU fundamental rights law includes a general prohibition of discrimination in the labour market covering discrimination on grounds...
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Denmark / National Tax Tribunal / 04-0002640

The Danish Customs and Tax Administration (SKAT) v a company doing wholesale of wine
04/06/2013
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Denmark

Key facts of the case:

The case concerns the determination of VAT and tax on wine on the basis of the company’s accounting. The owner of the company was at the same time charged by the police for violation of the law on taxation on beer and wine. However, the police later...

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CJEU - C 421/07 / Judgment

Criminal proceedings against Frede Damgaard
02/04/2009
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Denmark

Key facts of the case:

Mr Damgaard was convicted in the Danish courts of advertising a medical product that had been refused marketing authorisation under national legislation. He appealed against this conviction and argued, in part, that the criminal sanction levied on...

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