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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Portugal / Constitutional Court / 242/2018

Public Prosecutor’s Office
08/05/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Portugal

Key facts of the case:

 

Article 7 (3) of Law 34/2004 of 29 July (law governing access to the law and to the courts), as amended by Law 47/2007, of 28 August, excluded immediately and categorically the possibility of granting legal aid to legal persons operating...

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Portugal / Constitutional Court / 225/2018

Request for an abstract review of constitutionality made by a Group of Members of the Parliament.
24/04/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Portugal

Key facts of the case:

The Constitutional Court examined a request for an abstract review of constitutionality made by a Group of Members of the Portuguese Parliament related to: the insertion in the Law on Medically Assisted Procreation (MAP), approved by Law 32/2006, of...

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Portugal / Constitutional Court / 420/2017

Public Prosecutor’s appeal against the decision of the Lower Court
13/07/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Portugal

Key facts of the case: 

In this case, the Public Prosecutor's Office requested an authorisation for the transmission of identification data of a user suspect of committing the crime of child pornography. The...

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Portugal / Administrative Central Court of the North / 00643/16.OBEPRT

Ukrainian citizen v Portuguese Immigration and Borders Service
27/01/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Portugal

Key facts of the case:

A Ukrainian citizen (and his son) asked for international protection in Portugal under the terms of Law 27/2008, of 30 June, as amended and republished by Law...

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Portugal / Supreme Court / 134/15.7YFLSB

Judge v the Supreme Judicial Council
23/06/2016
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Portugal

Key facts of the case: 

In this case, a judge appealed against a decision made the Supreme Judicial Council (Conselho Superior da Magistratura, CSJ) that sentenced him to a disciplinary measure based on...

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Portugal / Supreme Court / 538/14.2YRLSB.S2

Appeal lodged by a Ukrainian citizen against a judicial decision
03/02/2016
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Portugal

Key facts of the case: 

In this case, a Ukrainian citizen appealed against a judicial decision determining his extradiction to Ukraine. Ukraine requested his extradition on the grounds of him...

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Portugal / Constitutional Court / 403/2015 and 773/15

Appraisal of the constitutionality of a Decree passed by the Parliament
27/08/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Portugal

Key facts of the case:

The President of the Republic asked the Constitutional Court to make an appraisal of whether Article 78 (2) in Parliamentary Decree 426/XII entitled “Legal System of the Republic’s...

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