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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Austria / Constitutional Court / G44/2017 ua

Booking.com v Austria
29/09/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Austria

Key facts of the case: 

The applicant runs an online-booking platform at booking.com. Once a room is booked, a service agreement (...

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Malta / Civil Court, Constitutional Jurisdiction / 52/2016/LSO

Marie Therese Cuschieri v Attorney General
28/03/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Malta

Key facts of the case: 

Ms. Cuschieri separated from her husband in 2013 and their marriage was later dissolved by the Courts in 2015. Further to the dissolution of the marriage, Ms...

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Belgium / Constitutional Court / 2/2016

The Institute for the equality for women and a private individual (anonymous) v Council of Ministers
14/01/2016
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Belgium

Key facts of the case: 

The mother of a child and the Institute for the Equality of Women and Men have lodged two actions before the Constitutional Court for annulment of Article 2 of the Law of 8 May 2014 amending the Civil Code with the aim...

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CJEU - C 354/13 / Opinion

FOA, acting on behalf of Karsten Kaltoft v Kommunernes Landsforening (KL), acting on behalf of the Municipality of Billund
17/07/2014
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Denmark
Key facts of the case:
 
(Equal treatment in employment and occupation — Discrimination on grounds of disability — Whether EU fundamental rights law includes a general prohibition of discrimination in the labour market covering discrimination on grounds...
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Poland / Supreme Court / I PK 276/13

S.W. v Polish Railways
09/05/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Poland

Key facts of the case:

S.W., the plaintiff, sued the Polish Railways claiming that his salary was disproportionaly reduced in comparison to the persons working under his supervision. The plaintiff sued the Polish Railways for 510 PLN (approx. 121 EUR) for each month from...

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Austria / Constitutional Court / B166/2013

Claim according to Art. 144 Constitutional Act because of violation of constitutionally guaranteed rights
13/03/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Austria

Key facts of the case:

Two married Dutch men, living in Tyrol, wanted to repeat their marriage in Austria. This was repealed, stating that marriage cannot be achieved by homosexual couples, but only registered partnership. Marriage is Austria is assessed using Austrian...

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CJEU - Joined Cases C 199/12 to C 201/12 / Judgment

X., Y. and Z. v Minister voor Immigratie en Asiel
07/11/2013
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Key facts of the case:
  1. These requests for a preliminary ruling concern the interpretation of Article 9(1)(a) of Council Directive 2004/83/EC of 29 April 2004 on minimum standards for the qualification and status of third-country nationals or Stateless persons as
  2. ...
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Germany / Higher Administrative Court of Baden-Württemberg / A 9 S 1872/12

Cameroonian citizen v Federal Office for Migration and Refugees
07/03/2013
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Germany

Key facts of the case:

The plaintiff is a Cameroonian citizen who entered Germany in November 2011. He initiated legal proceedings in April 2012 to gain recognition of his right of asylum. After partially withdrawing the action, he was successful with his application to...

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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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