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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France / Council of State / 416192

Ms A. v Prefecture of Essonne
05/12/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
France

Key facts of the case: 

Mr. and Mrs. A. presented a request for asylum for themselves and their son D to the Prefecture of Essonne on 27 June 2017. In two Orders of 2 November 2017, the Prefect of Essonne...

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Estonia / Supreme Court / 1-17-4924/15

H.K. v the Prosecutors office
17/11/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Estonia

Key facts of the case: 

It was suspected that H.K. was guilty of money laundering, pursuant Article 394 section 2 subsection 3 of the Penal Code; these proceedings are ongoing. Information for this suspicion was...

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CJEU - C-398/13 P / Judgment

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and Others v European Commission
03/09/2015
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

...ask the Court to set aside the judgment of the General Court of the European Union of 25 April 2013 in Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and Others v Commission (T‑526/10, EU:T:2013:215; the judgment under appeal’) by which the General Court dismissed...

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Sweden / Market Court / MD 2015:4

The Swedish Competitions Authority v Swedavia
17/04/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Sweden

Facts of the case:

The case concerns the imposition of a fine to Swedavia due to their position in...

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CJEU - C-398/13 P / Opinion

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and Others v European Commission and Others
19/03/2015
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
EU

Key facts of the case:

  1. Was the EU legislature entitled to rely, in 2009, on Article 95 EC (now Article 114 TFEU) in order to impose an extensive ban on the placing on the market of seal products in the European internal market? This is in essence the question with
  2. ...
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Slovenia / Constitutional Court / U-I-65/13-19

Information Commissioner of the Republic of Slovenia National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia
03/07/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Slovenia

Key facts of the case:

The Information Commissioner (hereinafter referred to as the applicant) (Informacijski pooblaščenec) requested a review of the constitutionality of Articles 162 through 169 of the Electronic Communications Act (hereinafter referred to as the ECA-1...

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Poland / Supreme Administrative Court / I ONP 1/14

W.C. v Mazovian Voivodeship
30/05/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Poland

Key facts of the case:

In March 2011, the Mazovian Voivodeship issued a decision concerning compensation for W.C.’s real estate. W.C. did not agree with that decision and applied to the Voivodeship Administrative Court and than to the Supreme Administrative Court. The...

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Greece / Council of State / 1506/2014

Bondholders of Greek State bonds v the Prime Minister, the Minister of Finance and the Bank of Greece
28/04/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Greece

Key facts of the case:

Bondholders of bonds issued or guaranteed by the Greek State claimed that the bonds replacement process that was adopted by a year 2012 act was against the law. We mention that according to that legislation the bonds lost most of their value. The...

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