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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Italy / Regional Administrative Tribunal, Rome, Second section / 633

A.N.D.E. v Comune di Civitavecchia
21/01/2013
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Italy

Key facts of the case:

The case originated from the elections in the Municipality of Civitavecchia. The executive body of the Municipality which was appointed after the elections was made up of six persons – five men and a woman. The National Association of Women Voters (...

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CJEU - C 571/10 / Judgment

Servet Kamberaj v Istituto per l’Edilizia Sociale della Provincia autonoma di Bolzano (IPES), Giunta della Provincia autonoma di Bolzano, Provincia Autonoma di Bolzano
24/04/2012
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Italy
Key facts of the case:
 
Since the year 1994, Mr Kamberaj,an Albanian national, applicant in the main proceedings, has resided and has been employed in the Autonomous Province of Bolzano. According to the order for reference, he is the holder of a...
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Italy / Tribunale di Firenze, Sezione Lavoro / 2940 R.G.

Maternity benefits for stateless person
09/08/2011
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Italy

Key facts of the case:

The plaintiff is stateless person though she was born and has since lived in Italy. She holds a temporary stay permit for stateless persons. After the birth of her child, she applied for maternity benefits and her application was turned down by both...

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Italy / Tribunale di Vicenza /

Additional requirements to issue a certification of adequate housing
27/05/2011
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Italy

Key facts of the case:

The application refers to two deliberations of the municipality of Montecchio Maggiore which introduced additional requirements to issue a certification of adequate housing. This certification is necessary for third-country nationals in order to...

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Italy / Tribunale di Milano, Prima Sezione Civile /

Offensive article on municipality website
21/04/2011
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Italy

Key facts of the case:

In a quarterly publication of the municipality of Gerenzano, the town counsellor for security wrote that the administration in which he served, had not invested in new public housing to avoid the risk of foreigners benefiting from similar investment...

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Italy / Tribunal of Bolzano / 20/12/2010

K v Autonomous Province of Bolzano
20/12/2010
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Italy

Key facts of the case:

K. filed an application for rent subsidy. Although K met all the requirements requested, his application was rejected because the quota of funds allocated to non-EU nationals had been exhausted.

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Italy / Court of Cassation, Civil Division / 13332

Enunciation of "principle in the interest of the law"
27/04/2010
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Italy

Key facts of the case:

General attorney at the Italian High Court– under petition of Ai.Bi. (Associazione amici dei bambini), authorized board in Italy which manages the international adoptions procedures – required the Court to clarify the specific competence of the...

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