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 Case C-233/18/ Jugdment

Zubair Haqbin v Federaal agentschap voor de opvang van asielzoekers
12/11/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Belgium

Introduction

  1. By its questions for a preliminary ruling, the arbeidshof te Brussel (Higher Labour Court, Brussels, Belgium) asks the Court to clarify the meaning of the provisions laid down in Article 20(4) of Directive 2013/33/EU, (
  2. ...
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CJEU Case C-233/18/ Opinion

Zubair Haqbin v Federaal agentschap voor de opvang van asielzoekers
06/06/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion

Introduction

  1. By its questions for a preliminary ruling, the arbeidshof te Brussel (Higher Labour Court, Brussels, Belgium) asks the Court to clarify the meaning of the provisions laid down in Article 20(4) of Directive 2013/33/EU, (
  2. ...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Ireland / High Court / [2018] IEHC 403

Muraview & anor -v- The Minister for Justice and Equality & ors
04/07/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Ireland

Key facts of the case:

The case concerned an application by a citizen of the Russian Federation for temporary residence in the State by virtue of his parentage of his son, the second named applicant, who was born in Ireland and is an Irish citizen.The applicants sought to...

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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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ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

Finland / Supreme Administrative Court / KHO:2018:52; Decision 1762; 3891/4/17

X v the Finnish Immigration Service
13/04/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Finland

Key facts of the case:

The Finnish Immigration Service had rejected X’s asylum application which was based on a fear of persecution on grounds of sexual orientation. The administrative court upheld the decision, after having held an oral hearing in the case. Both the...

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Slovenia / Supreme Court of the Republic of Slovenia / I Up 10/2018

Appellant: The Republic of Slovenia, Ministry of the Interior; Other party: international protection applicant.
04/04/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Slovenia

Key facts of the case:

The case originated from an application for international protection by an applicant. The problem emerged when the state ceased to provide the applicant material support for reception and health protection at the moment the transfer decision (to...

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Hungary / Budapest-Capital Regional Court of Appeal / 5.Beuf.10.142/2018 (EBD2018.B.23.)

Defendant with foreign nationality and public prosecutor representing the State
01/01/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Hungary

Key facts of the case:

A Slovak court issued a European arrest warrant against the defendant in a pending criminal procedure. An unrelated criminal procedure was initiated against the defendant before the Hungarian authorities. In view of the European arrest warrant, the...

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Croatia / Constitutional Court / U-III-1095/2014

Paolo Biasiol from Rijeka v Leopold Kesten from Rijeka and Getro Plc.
21/09/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Croatia

Key facts of the case: 

On 10 May 2003, the applicant, who was twelve years old at the time, was shopping with his father in a Getro store in Rijeka. After the purchase has been made, the anti-theft alarm went off while the applicant was...

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Croatia / Constitutional Court / U-I-60/1991

Applicants: Nike Karabaić, Antun Lisec from Vetovo, Hrvatski pokret za život i obitelj, Hrvatski katolički zbor "MI", Stjepan Herceg, U ime obitelji association, Saša Čajić and Daniel Majer
21/02/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Croatia

Key facts of the case:

In the period from 1991 to 2016, seven applicants, both natural persons and civil society organizations, lodged requests to challenge the constitutionality of the legislation regulating...

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Bulgaria / Supreme Administrative Court / 10383/2015

The Commission for the Protection against Discrimination (CPD) v the director of an elementary school in the town of R
17/01/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Bulgaria

Key facts of the case: 

Ms E.P.D. appeals a decision by the Sofia City Administrative Court (SCAC) (...

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