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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Estonia / Administrative Law Chamber of the Supreme Court of Estonia / 3-17-1026

X vs The Police and Border Guard Board
01/10/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Estonia

Key facts of the case:

X applied for international protection in Estonia, stating that his life and security is in danger as he was believed to belong to an Islamic organisation Hizb ut-Tahrir (HT) illegal and punishable by life imprisonment or the death penalty in...

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

Estonia / Supreme Court / 1-17-4924/15

H.K. v the Prosecutors office
17/11/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Estonia

Key facts of the case: 

It was suspected that H.K. was guilty of money laundering, pursuant Article 394 section 2 subsection 3 of the Penal Code; these proceedings are ongoing. Information for this suspicion was...

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

Estonia / Supreme Court, Administrative Law Chamber / 3-3-1-84-15

Antti Tammeoks v Police and Border Guard Board
10/06/2016
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Estonia

Key facts of the case: 

The police conducted a criminal procedure that concerned the applicant. This prosecution applied for a surveillance order and according to the order, the applicant's mobile phone was...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Estonia / Supreme Court, Administrative Law Chamber / 3-3-1-49-15

Romeo Kalda v The Märjamaa Parish
09/11/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Estonia

Key facts of the case:

Mr. Kalda, sentenced to life imprisonment, applied to be registered as a voter for the European Parliament elections in spring 2015. The Märjamaa parish secretary did not register him as according to the European Parliament Elections Act (EPEA) art...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Estonia / Supreme Court, Civil Law Chamber / 3-2-1-88-15

F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG v Accord Healthcare OÜ
21/10/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Estonia

Key facts of the case:

F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG held a patent and a supplementary protection certificate for capecitabine (Drug XELODA). It received the supplementary protection certificate on 24 October 2001, and the protection lasts according to the certificate until 8...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Estonia / Supreme Court, Constitutional Review Chamber / 3-4-1-24-15

Raivo Paala v Estonia
07/07/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Estonia

Key facts of the case:

Raivo Paala was convicted of tax fraud. In the decision of 10 January 2011, the court established that he committed the crime together with his brother A.P. (who died on 12 May 2005). Raivo Paala made an individual complaint on behalf of his dead...

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ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

Estonia / Supreme Court, Criminal Law Chamber / 3-1-1-51-14

The State v Ruve Veski and Others
23/02/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Estonia

Key facts of the case:

The applicants were found guilty of insurance fraud as criminalised in § 212 para. 1 of the Penal Code. According to the facts as established by the courts, the applicants had staged a car crash. Some of the facts of the case were gathered through...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C 476/12 / Judgment

Liivimaa Lihaveis MTÜ v Eesti-Läti programmi 2007-2013 Seirekomitee
17/09/2014
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Estonia
Key facts of the case:
 
(Reference for a preliminary ruling — Structural funds — Regulations (EC) Nos 1083/2006 and 1080/2006 — European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — Operational programme aiming to promote European territorial cooperation between...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Estonia / Supreme Court, Constitutional Review Chamber / 3-4-1-49-13

R.K. v National Electoral Committee
08/10/2013
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Estonia

Key facts of the case:

The electoral committee refused to register a prisoner as a candidate in the local municipality government elections of 2013. The prisoner filed an appeal on the decision in the electoral committee of the county and the National Electoral Committee...

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ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

Estonia / Supreme Court, Administrative Chamber / 3-3-1-2-13

AS Liivimaa Lihaveis v Estonian-Latvian Monitoring Committee
21/03/2013
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Estonia

Key facts of the case:

The Estonian-Latvian Territorial Cooperation Programme 2007 – 2013 was implemented according to Council Regulation 1083/2006, with the ERDF Regulation, with the Commission Regulation 1828/2006 and with the Community Strategic Guidelines on Cohesion...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

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