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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ECtHR / Application no. 41738/10 / Judgment

Paposhvili v. Belgium
13/12/2016
European Court of Human Rights
Decision

Key facts of the case:

  1. The applicant was born in 1958. He lived in Brussels and died there on 7 June 2016.
  2. He arrived in Belgium via Italy on 25 November 1998, accompanied by his wife and a six-year-old child. The applicant claimed to be the
  3. ...
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ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

United Kingdom / Supreme Court / UKSC 3; 1 W.L.R. 324; 2 All E.R. 109; P.T.S.R. 182

R. (on the application of Buckinghamshire CC) v Secretary of State for Transport R. (on the application of HS2 Action Alliance Ltd) v Secretary of State for Transport R. (on the application of Heathrow Hub Ltd) v Secretary of State for Transport Also known as: HS2 Action Alliance Ltd v Secretary of State for Transport R. (on the application of Hillingdon LBC v Secretary of State for Transport)
22/01/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
United Kingdom

Key facts of the case:

X appealed against a decision ([2013] EWCA Civ 920, [2013] P.T.S.R. 1194) dismissing their challenges to the Secretary of State's proposals for the high speed rail project, HS2. The Secretary of State had issued a Command Paper or "next steps...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Finland / Supreme Administrative Court / 7.3.2012/KHO:2012:18

Third Country National v Finnish Immigration Service
07/03/2012
National Court/Tribunal
Finland

Key facts of the case:

A, who was a third country national, had applied for asylum in Finland on the basis of well-founded fear of persecution in his country of origin, which was Russia, and of a risk of human rights violations, which he faced in his country of previous...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C 467/10 / Judgment

Baris Akyüz
01/03/2012
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU
Key facts of the case:
 
A German national was considered, by the competent German authority, not to satisfy the physical and mental requirements for the safe driving of a motor vehicle; consequently, his application for a driving licence was rejected....
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Poland / Appellate Court, Wrocław / I ACa 1337/11

Payment for performance of extra-contractual medical services in emergency situations
19/01/2012
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Poland

Key facts of the case:

On 31 December 2008, the parties signed a contract for medical services for an amount of 11.242.215 PLN. The contract was altered several times. The claimant had to perform 1/12 of the yearly limit of services every month for which the defendant was...

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