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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CJEU Joined Cases C‑469/18 and C‑470/18/ Judgment

IN (C‑469/18), JM (C‑470/18) v Belgische Staat
24/10/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

  1. These requests for a preliminary ruling concern the interpretation of Article 47 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (‘the Charter’).
  2. The
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CJEU Case C-558/17 P/ Judgment

OZ v European Investment Bank
04/04/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

By her appeal, OZ asks the Court of Justice to set aside the judgment of the General Court of the European Union of 13 July 2017, OZ v EIB (T‑607/16, not published, ‘the judgment under...

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Finland / Supreme Administrative Court / KHO:2018:112; Decision no. 3774; 173/1/17

X and the Data Protection Ombudsman v Google Finland and Google Inc.
17/08/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Finland

Key facts of the case:

 

X had requested that Google Finland and Google Inc. remove the links to two web addresses from the results obtained from a search made in Google Search on the basis of X’s name. The internet pages in question contained information relating...

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Netherlands / Council of State / ECLI:NL:RVS:2018:1802

Third country national v. Secretary of State of Justice and Security
31/05/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Netherlands

Key facts of the case:

This case is about an Iranian who sought asylum in the Netherlands. However, he will be sent back to Iran. He claims he will run serious risks there because he has a Christian tattoo on his hand. The Secretary of State and the court, too, are not...

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Latvia / Riga District Court / C33511316

Parties have been anonymised
23/05/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Latvia

Key facts of the case:

 

During June 2015, the defendant posted several photos from applicant’s property with the applicant’s name. The photos were posted with descriptions saying that the claimant is a bad neighbour, etc. The applicant also filed a complaint with...

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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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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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Hungary / Curia / Kfv.VI.37.616/2017 (EBH2018.K.18.)

Bangladeshi citizen and first instance immigration authority
01/01/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Hungary

Key facts of the case:

The plaintiff is a Bangladeshi citizen with refugee status in Hungary. In 2016 the plaintiff and his family members (a wife and three children who remained in Bangladesh) submitted a request for a visa for...

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Finland / Supreme Administrative Court / 3872/2017; 3736/3/15

X v the Embassy of Finland in Switzerland
15/08/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Finland

Key facts of the case:

The Finnish Embassy in Switzerland had rejected a passport application because the applicant had not agreed to it that his fingerprints are stored not only in the passport’s data chip but...

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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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