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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Finland / Supreme Administrative Court / KHO:2018:112; Decision no. 3774; 173/1/17

X and the Data Protection Ombudsman v Google Finland and Google Inc.
17/08/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Finland

Key facts of the case:

 

X had requested that Google Finland and Google Inc. remove the links to two web addresses from the results obtained from a search made in Google Search on the basis of X’s name. The internet pages in question contained information relating...

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Finland / Supreme Administrative Court / KHO:2018:52; Decision 1762; 3891/4/17

X v the Finnish Immigration Service
13/04/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Finland

Key facts of the case:

The Finnish Immigration Service had rejected X’s asylum application which was based on a fear of persecution on grounds of sexual orientation. The administrative court upheld the decision, after having held an oral hearing in the case. Both the...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Finland / Supreme Administrative Court / 3872/2017; 3736/3/15

X v the Embassy of Finland in Switzerland
15/08/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Finland

Key facts of the case:

The Finnish Embassy in Switzerland had rejected a passport application because the applicant had not agreed to it that his fingerprints are stored not only in the passport’s data chip but...

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Finland / Supreme Administrative Court / KHO:2016:155; 24.10.2016/4434

Y v Finnish Immigration Service
24/10/2016
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Finland

Key facts of the case: 

Y had applied for a residence permit in Finland on the basis of family ties. Y had married Z in 2014 and that same year they also had a child. Z had lived in Finland since 1998 and had a...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Finland / Supreme Court / KKO:2016:38; S2015/754; 1234

A, B and C v E
31/05/2016
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Finland

Key facs of the case: 

In a case concerning child maintenance obligations, the children (A, B and C), who lived in Germany, and the father (E), who lived in Finland, disagreed on the question whether Finnish or...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Finland / Supreme Administrative Court / KHO:2016:53; 20.4.2016/1503

X v Finnish Immigration Service
20/04/2016
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Finland

Key facts of the case: 

The Supreme Administrative Court was to decide whether the non-refoulement principle prevented the transfer of an Afghan asylum-seeker X to Hungary which by virtue of the Dublin III...

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Finland / Supreme Administrative Court / 22.6.2015/1743 KHO:2015:100

A v The Finnish Immigration Service
22/06/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Finland

Key facts of the case:

A was a Nigerian citizen and had arrived in Italy in 2005. B had been born in Italy in 2012. Since 2012 both A and B had a long-term resident residence permit for third-country nationals in Italy. After learving Italy, ...

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Finland / Supreme Administrative Court / 20.10.2014/3199 KHO:2014:152

A and B v The Finnish Immigration Service
20/10/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Finland

Key facts of the case:

A and B were Russian citizens. The Finnish Immigration Service had rejected their application for asylum and a residence permit and had refused them entry. The administrative court had dismissed their appeal without giving their counsel the...

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Finland / Supreme Administrative Court / 26.6.2014/2041 KHO:2014:114

A v The Finnish Immigration Service
26/06/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Finland

Key facts of the case:

The Finnish Immigration Service had made a decision by which A’s subsidiary protection status and residence permit were withdrawn and she was deported to Somaliland. The Immigration Service found that A had given false information as to where in...

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