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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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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Luxembourg / Administrative Court / 29435Ca

Mme ... et consorts v ministre du Travail, de l’Emploi et de l’Immigration en matière de police des étrangers
11/02/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Luxembourg

Key facts of the case:

Ms ..., from Togo, had two children born in France and with French nationality. She applied for a family member residence permit in Luxembourg, which was refused by the Minister of Labour, Employment and Immigration (...

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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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Ireland / High Court / [2013] IEHC 246

EB (A minor suing by her mother and next friend AB), JB (A minor suing by her mother and next friend AB), WB (A minor suing by her mother and next friend AB), AB and FBK v The Minister for Justice and Equality
30/04/2013
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Ireland

Key facts of the case:

The first three applicants were Irish citizen children and therefore citizens of the EU. The fourth and fifth named applicants were their mother and father. The Minister for Justice made a deportation order in respect of the fifth applicant, the...

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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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