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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Cyprus / Supreme Court, Review Jurisdiction / Joined cases 740/11, 891/11, 892/11 and other

Maria Koutselini-Ioannidou et al v The Republic of Cyprus
07/10/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Cyprus

Key facts of the case:

In 2011 a law was introduced suspending the pensions of those state officials or retired public officers who take up another paid public function or office or position following their retirement. The law had come as an effort to reduce public...

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CJEU - C 501/11 P / Judgment

Schindler Holding Ltd and Others v European Commission and Others
18/07/2013
Court of Justice of the European Union
Key facts of the case:
 
By their appeal, Schindler Holding Ltd (‘Schindler Holding’), Schindler Management AG (‘Schindler Management’), Schindler SA (‘Schindler Belgium’), Schindler Sàrl (‘Schindler Luxembourg’), Schindler Liften BV (‘Schindler...
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CJEU - C 501/11 P / Opinion

Schindler Holding Ltd and Others v European Commission and Others
18/04/2013
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Key facts of the case:
  1. The present case raises a number of fundamental legal questions in connection with the penalisation of cartel offences. Schindler Holding Ltd and several of its subsidiaries (hereinafter also referred to jointly as ‘Schindler’) call into
  2. ...
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CJEU - Joined cases C 201/11 P, C 204/11 P and C 205/11 P / Opinion

Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) v European Commission
12/12/2012
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Key facts of the case:
  1. The present appeals are concerned with disputes relating primarily to the scope of the examination which the European Commission must carry out in respect of the list of events of major importance for the society of a Member State (‘the
  2. ...
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CJEU - C 300/11 / Opinion

ZZ v Secretary of State for the Home Department
12/09/2012
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
United Kingdom
Key facts of the case:
  1. The present reference for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Article 30(2) of Directive 2004/38/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the right of citizens of the Union and their family
  2. ...
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CJEU - C 283/11 / Opinion

Sky Österreich GmbH v Österreichischer Rundfunk
12/06/2012
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Key facts of the case:
  1. This reference for a preliminary ruling requests the Court to evaluate the conformity with fundamental rights, in this case, the freedom to conduct a business and the right to property, of Article 15(6) of Directive 2010/13/EU of the
  2. ...
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Romania / Constitutional Court / 890D/2011, 1693D/2011, 14D/2012, 105D/2012, 392D/2012, 453D/2012

S.C.“Oltchim” S.A., Mircea Iulian Porţeanu and Dorel Cheche, Carol Stanciu and S.C.”Colierul” S.R.L. and others
10/05/2012
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Romania

Key facts of the case:

The applicants were involved in criminal proceedings, separately; all of the proceedings ended when the prosecutor issued a decision not to prosecute. The applicats filed to the court, complaining against the decision not to prosecute and demanding...

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