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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France / State Council / 383664

M. Q. v the French Republic (request to annul an Order)
11/05/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
France

Key facts of the case:

Mr Q (a citizen of both France and Morocco) was stripped of French nationality by an Order of 28 May 2014 adopted on the basis of Articles 25 and 25-1 of the Civil Code, on the grounds that he was convicted by a final judgment of the High Court of...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

France / State Council / 352393

Mrs A, an agent of the Electricity Transmission network v the State
13/03/2013
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
France

Key facts of the case:

Policy area concerned – labour law Facts of the case: Applicant requests to cancel Decree No. 2011-289 of 18 March 2011 amending the Staff Regulations of the national electricity and gas industries that raises the age (from 65 to 67 years old) at...

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

France / Cour of Cassation, Social Chamber / 09-42535

Royal Bourbon Industries v Appeal Court of Saint-Denis de la Réunion
23/03/2011
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
France

Key facts of the case:

The Social Chamber of the Court of Cassation rejected the appeal of the company Royal Bourbon Industries, which contested the decision of the Appeal Court of Saint-Denis de la Réunion (24 February 2009). This decision was related to the dismissal...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

France / Court of Cassation / 09-65.853

Mrs X v Health Insurance Fund
11/03/2010
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
France

Key facts of the case:

The applicant, having concluded a registered partnership with another woman required the health insurance Fund the benefit of an indemnity of paternity leave, after her partner gave birth to the baby. This indemnity has been refused. The applicant...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: