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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Sweden / Labour Court / A-93-2016 (Case number) 2018-42 (Ruling number)

Manpower, a temporary employment agency vs. the Equality Ombudsman (Diskrimineringsombudsmannen) acting on behalf of the discriminated party, A.A.
20/06/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Sweden

Key facts of the case:

A woman, A.A., with a disability, which allows her to work 50 percent of full-time, has on three occasions applied for or made a request enter into a framework agreement with a temporary employment agency (bemanningsföretag) and thus become...

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Sweden / Administrative Court of Appeal in Stockholm / 2597-17

Borderlight Ltd. (a communications company) vs. Uppsalahem (a property owner and landowner) and/or Telenor (the contracted communications operator for the properties in question)
04/04/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Sweden

Key facts of the case:

Borderlight Ltd. delivers communications services (data connections) to various healthcare and medical service functions in Uppsala municipality and county council. The activities in question are located in premises owned by Uppsalahem Ltd, a public...

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Sweden / Migration Court of Appeal / Ö 2240-16

A. and their children vs. the decisions of the Migration Agency and the Migration Court
05/03/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Sweden

Key facts of the case:

A, is married to a man - here called F, who is a citizen of Eritrea. He was granted refugee status permanent and residence permit in September 2014 as of chapter 4, sections 1 and 3 of the Aliens Act [Utlänningslag [2005: 716])...

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CJEU - Joined Cases C‐203/15 and C‐698/15 / Opinion

Tele2 Sverige v. Post och telestyrelsen and Secretary of State for the Home Department v Tom Watson and Others
19/07/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Sweden

Key facts of the case:

« Renvoi préjudiciel – Directive 2002/58/CE – Traitement des données à caractère personnel et protection de la vie privée dans le secteur des communications électroniques – Législation nationale prévoyant une obligation générale de conserver les...

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Sweden / The Supreme Administrative Court / 1161-14

T.W. v The Police Authority
28/05/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Sweden

Key facts of the case:

T.W. was given a conditional sentence for assault and battery by the “Värmland District Court” on 10 April 2013. When the sentence became legally binding, the “Police Authority Värmland” ...

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Sweden / Market Court / MD 2015:4

The Swedish Competitions Authority v Swedavia
17/04/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Sweden

Facts of the case:

The case concerns the imposition of a fine to Swedavia due to their position in...

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Sweden / Migration Court of Appeal / UM8877-13

A. v the Swedish Migration Board
24/03/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Sweden

Key facts of the case:

In November 2010, the Swedish Migration Board refused A. residence and work permit and decided to deport her from Sweden. Her main reason for wanting to stay in Sweden was her deteriorating...

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Sweden / Supreme Court / B5191-13

F.L. v Public Prosecutor’s Office
25/04/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Sweden

Key facts of the case:

The public prosecutor brought charges against F. L. for serious tax crime and serious accounting fraud at the Gothenburg District Court. During the fiscal years 2004-2007 F.L. was engaged in consultancy work via his own firm. The business consisted...

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Sweden / Supreme Court / 461-11

BillerudKorsnäs Sweden Ltd v Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
25/02/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Sweden

Key facts of the case:

On 10 December 2007 National Environmental Protection Agency decided that Billerud Karlsborg Ltd. and Billerud Skärblacka Ltd. (now one company) should pay a charge to the State for from the companies' factories in accordance with Chapter 8,...

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Sweden / Supreme Court / Ö2785-12

R.G. v Public Prosecutor’s Office
20/02/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Sweden

Key facts of the case:

On 3 May 2010 R.G. was speeding on a highway with a speed limit of 120 kilometer per hour when he was stopped by a police officer that imposed a penalty for exceeding the speed limit. R.G. accepted the fine at the time but later appeled to the Court...

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