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 / Court of Cassation / 3362

Two private citizens v the Public Revenue Agencies (Agenzia delle Entrate)
08/02/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Italy

Key facts of the case:

The two private citizens filed a complaint to the Court of Cassation against the decision of the Latium Regional Tax Commission to consider legitimate the  financial penalty imposed to...

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CJEU - T-472/13 / Judgment

H. Lundbeck and Others v. European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations
08/09/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Competition — Agreements, decisions and concerted practices — Market for antidepressant medicinal products containing the active pharmaceutical ingredient citalopram — Concept of restriction of competition ‘by object’ — Potential competition —...

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CJEU - C‑554/14 / Opinion

Criminal proceedings against Ognyanov
03/05/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
EU

Key facts of the case:

« Renvoi préjudiciel – Coopération policière et judiciaire en matière pénale – Décision-cadre 2008/909/JAI – Article 17 – Droit régissant l’exécution d’une mesure privative de liberté – Règle nationale de l’État d’exécution prévoyant l’octroi d’une...

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CJEU - C-592/14 / Opinion

European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients v. Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills
17/03/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
EU

Key facts of the case:

Request for a preliminary ruling — Internal market — Regulation No 1223/2009 — Article 18(1)(b) — Cosmetic products — Cosmetic ingredients — Ban on the marketing of cosmetic ingredients having been tested on animals

Results (sanctions...

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CJEU - C-105/14 / Judgment

Ivo Taricco and Others
08/09/2015
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Request for a preliminary ruling under Article 267 TFEU from the Tribunale di Cuneo (Italy), made by decision of 17 January 2014, received at the Court on 5 March 2014, in the criminal proceedings against Ivo Taricco, Ezio Filippi, Isabella Leonetti...

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CJEU - C 105/14 / Opinion

Ivo Taricco and Others
30/04/2015
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
EU

Key facts of the case:

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunale di Cuneo (Italy).

Protection of the European Union’s financial interests — Tax offences in the field of value added tax — Duty of the Member States to impose effective, proportionate and...

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Hungary / Constitutional Court / 30/2014 (IX. 30)

Company v Hugarian Competition Authority
30/09/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Hungary

Key facts of the case:

The petitioners submitted a constitutional complaint against judgment no. Kfv.II.37.076/2012/28 of the Curia, delivered in a competition law case. The petitioner is a company that was fined for violating Section 11 of Act No. LVII of 1996 on the...

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CJEU - C 398/12 / Judgment

Procura della Repubblica v M
05/06/2014
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Key facts of the case:
 
(Convention implementing the Schengen Agreement — Article 54 — ‘Ne bis in idem’ principle — Scope — Order made by a court of a Contracting State finding that there is no ground to refer a case to a trial court because of...
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Hungary / Constitutional Court / 16/2014 (V. 22.)

Abstract consititutional review of a law
22/05/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Hungary

Key facts of the case:

Several regional court (törvényszék) judges suspended criminal proceedings and petitioned the Constitutional Court for the abstract constitutional review (egyedinormakontroll eljárás) of the Curia’s (Supreme Court) Decision on the unity of law No.2/...

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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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