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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Greece / Council of State / 1414/2018

Ministry of National Defence
30/04/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Greece

Key facts of the case:

The case concerns a petition lodged before the Council of State for the annulment of a Decision by the Special Secretariat of the Ministry of Defence on the appointment of the Staff Council members for the General Headquarters of Aviation. The...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Greece / Council of State / 134/2018

Bank of Greece - CITIBANK INTERNATIONAL P.L.C
17/03/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Greece

Key facts of the case:

The applicant was a branch of a credit institution established in Greece authorized in another EU Member State, subject to the supervision of the Bank. The infringements for which the fines at issue were imposed are governed by provisions of general...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Greece / Council of State / 311/2018

Athens Pharmaceutical Association-Ministry of National Defence, v. Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Social Solidarity, Ministry of Health
07/03/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Greece

Key facts of the case:

The case concerns a petition lodged before the Greek Council of State by the Athens Pharmaceutical Association for the annulment of the Ministerial Decrees regulating the establishment and operation of military...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Greece / Council of State

Panhellenic Federation of Employees of Public Hospitals v Minister of Administrative Reform and e-Governance and Minister of Health
04/03/2016
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Greece

Key facts of the case: 

The applicant requested the annulment of joint ministerial decision Υ4α/οικ.80672/27.8.2013 (OG Β/2123/28.8.2013) of the Minister of Administrative Reform and e Governance and the...

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ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

Greece / Council of State / 1741/2015

Director of 7th Customs of Independent Custom Groups of Piraeus v natural persons
08/05/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Greece

Key facts of the case:

By decision No 28/98/20.5.1999 of the Director of the 7th Customs Office of the Customs Complex of Pireus, multiple penalties were imposed on a company that made...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Greece / Council of State / 1900/2014

An individual v the Minister of Education
23/05/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Greece

Key facts of the case:

The applicant (a teacher) was automatically suspended due to the referral at the Civil Servants Council of Secondary Education on disciplinary grounds of derelictions of duty. The applicant and the Confederation claimed that the (temporary)...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Greece / Council of State / 1506/2014

Bondholders of Greek State bonds v the Prime Minister, the Minister of Finance and the Bank of Greece
28/04/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Greece

Key facts of the case:

Bondholders of bonds issued or guaranteed by the Greek State claimed that the bonds replacement process that was adopted by a year 2012 act was against the law. We mention that according to that legislation the bonds lost most of their value. The...

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ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

Greece / Council of State / 1113/2014

A natural person v the Minister of Justice
20/03/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Greece

Key facts of the case:

The Ministry of Justice rejected the petition of the applicant, a judge, for a 9 months paternal leave on the grounds that according to national legislation, a male employee of the public sector is not eligible for this kind of leave in case that...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Greece / Council of State / 845/2013

A physical person (the applicant was a prosecutor) v the Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights
28/02/2013
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Greece

Key facts of the case:

The applicant, mother of triplets, claimed that the maternity leave should be increased due to the fact that not one but three children were born and have to be raised. The Court examined the application of the Code of labour for public servants for...

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