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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Ireland / High Court / [2018] IEHC 403

Muraview & anor -v- The Minister for Justice and Equality & ors
04/07/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Ireland

Key facts of the case:

The case concerned an application by a citizen of the Russian Federation for temporary residence in the State by virtue of his parentage of his son, the second named applicant, who was born in Ireland and is an Irish citizen.The applicants sought to...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Ireland / Supreme Court / [2017] IESC 35

N.H.V. v Minister for Justice & Equality and ors
30/05/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Ireland

Key facts of the case: 

The case concerned the right of asylum seekers to work in Ireland. ‘Direct provision’ is the system which applies to asylum seekers while their applications for refugee status are being...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Ireland / Court of Appeal / [2016] IECA 231

Sony Music Entertainment Ireland Ltd & Ors v UPC Communications Ireland Ltd
28/07/2016
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Ireland

Key facts of the case: 

This is an appeal brought by UPC Communications Ireland Ltd. (UPC). UPC, is a non-infringing internet service provider (ISP). In the judgment under appeal Cregan J. made an order...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Ireland / High Court / [2016] IEHC162

CRH PLC v The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission
04/05/2016
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Ireland

Key facts of the case:

A ‘dawn raid’ was undertaken at the premises of Irish Cement Limited at Platin, County Louth, by authorised officers of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC), acting...

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

Ireland / High Court / [2015] IEHC 328

AVP (Sierra Leone) v The Refugee Appeals Tribunal, The Minister for Justice and Equality, Ireland and the Attorney General
12/05/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Ireland

Key facts of the case:

The applicant challenged the decision of the Refugee Appeals Tribunal which affirmed the negative recommendation of the Refugee Applications Commissioner on the applicant's asylum application. The applicant challenged the decision of the Refugee...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C 218/14 / Opinion

Kuldip Singh and Others v Minister for Justice and Equality
07/05/2015
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Ireland

Key facts of the case:

  1. The question at the centre of the present request for a preliminary ruling is whether a third-country national who resided as the spouse of a Union citizen together with her in an EU Member State of which the Union citizen is not a national is
  2. ...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Ireland / High Court / [2015] IEHC 246

N.H.V. and F.T. v The Minister for Justice and Equality and the Irish Human Rights Commission
17/04/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Ireland

Key facts of the case:

Mr V is a Burmese national. He arrived in Ireland in July 2008 and applied for refugee status the following day. On 25th November 2008, he attended the interview with the Office of the Refugee Applications Commissioner (ORAC) and received a negative...

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

Ireland / High Court / [2015] IEHC 222

P (Otherwise P) v The Chief Superintendent of the Garda National Immigration Bureau, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Ireland and the Attorney General, The Irish Human Rights Commission, Amicus Curiae
15/04/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Ireland

Key facts of the case:

The applicant is a Vietnamese woman who at the time the case was being heard was in custody in the Dóchas Centre (a committal prison for females committed on remand or sentenced from all Courts outside the Munster area) on charges relating to the...

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

Ireland / High Court / [2014] IEHC 310

Maximillian Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner
18/06/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Ireland

Key facts of the case:

Edward Snowden, who worked for the US National Security Agency (NSA), unlawfully appropriated thousands of highly classified NSA files in 2013. He subsequently disclosed them to various media outlets and revealed the interception and surveillance of...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

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