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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Hungary / Budapest-Capital Regional Court of Appeal / 5.Beuf.10.142/2018 (EBD2018.B.23.)

Defendant with foreign nationality and public prosecutor representing the State
01/01/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Hungary

Key facts of the case:

A Slovak court issued a European arrest warrant against the defendant in a pending criminal procedure. An unrelated criminal procedure was initiated against the defendant before the Hungarian authorities. In view of the European arrest warrant, the...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Hungary / Curia / Kfv.VI.37.616/2017 (EBH2018.K.18.)

Bangladeshi citizen and first instance immigration authority
01/01/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Hungary

Key facts of the case:

The plaintiff is a Bangladeshi citizen with refugee status in Hungary. In 2016 the plaintiff and his family members (a wife and three children who remained in Bangladesh) submitted a request for a visa for...

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ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

Hungary / Szeged Regional Court of Appeal / Pf.II.21.591/2016/8

anonymised
29/03/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Hungary

Key facts of the case: 

The plaintiff signed a loan contract with the legal predecessor of the respondent (a financial institution) to purchase a car. In the individual loan contract, they first agreed on the...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

ECtHR / Applications nos. 42461/13 and 44357/13 / Judgment

Karácsony and Others v Hungary
17/05/2016
European Court of Human Rights
Decision
Hungary

Key facts of the case:

A. The applicants in case no. 42461/13

  1. The applicants, Mr Gergely Karácsony, Mr Péter Szilágyi, Mr Dávid Dorosz and Ms Rebeka Katalin Szabó, were born in 1975, 1981, 1985 and 1977 respectively and live in Budapest.
  2. At
  3. ...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Hungary / Kúria / Mfv.I.10.116/2015/6.

Former civil servant v state entity (anonymised)
02/12/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Hungary

Key facts of the case: 

The plaintiff, a former financial administrator, submitted a petition for review (felülvizsgálati kérelem) to the Curia. On 7 March 2011 he was dismissed without reasons on the basis of Section 17 (1) of Act no...

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ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

Hungary / Constitutional Court / 3143/2015 (VII. 24.)

Financial institution constitutional complaint
24/07/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Hungary

Key facts of the case:

The petitioner, a financial institution submitted a constitutional complaint against two lower courts’ judgments, the Curia Unity of Law Decision no. 2/2004 and Act no. XXXVIII of 2014. The Curia (Hungary’s supreme court) in the unity of law...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Hungary / Supreme Court / Pfv.VI.20.453/2015/4

A financial institution v the Hungarian State
14/04/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Hungary

Key facts of the case:

The plaintiff, a financial institution requested the Curia to quash the first and second instance courts’ judgments in an extraordinary review procedure. The case concerned the fairness of the clause in the foreign currency loan agreements that...

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