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-465/18/ Opinion

AV, BU v Comune di Bernareggio, joined parties: CT
02/10/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion

Key facts

  1. This request for a preliminary ruling, lodged with the Court Registry on 16 July 2018 by the Consiglio di Stato (Council of State, Italy), concerns the interpretation of Articles 45, 49 to 56 and 106
  2. ...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU C-230/18 / Judgment

PI v Landespolizeidirektion Tirol
08/05/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision

Key facts of the case:

This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Article 15(2) and Articles 41, 47 and 52 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (‘the Charter’).

The request has been made in proceedings between PI and...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Sweden / Labour Court / A-93-2016 (Case number) 2018-42 (Ruling number)

Manpower, a temporary employment agency vs. the Equality Ombudsman (Diskrimineringsombudsmannen) acting on behalf of the discriminated party, A.A.
20/06/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Sweden

Key facts of the case:

A woman, A.A., with a disability, which allows her to work 50 percent of full-time, has on three occasions applied for or made a request enter into a framework agreement with a temporary employment agency (bemanningsföretag) and thus become...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Ireland / Supreme Court / [2017] IESC 35

N.H.V. v Minister for Justice & Equality and ors
30/05/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Ireland

Key facts of the case: 

The case concerned the right of asylum seekers to work in Ireland. ‘Direct provision’ is the system which applies to asylum seekers while their applications for refugee status are being...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Germany / Bavarian Administrative Court / 20 BV 16.1961

Company v Provincial capital Munich
03/05/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Germany

Key facts of the case:

The plantiff is a company producing, filling and marketing honey, sold, among others, in small 20 g packages which do not indicate the country of origin. However, these packages are packed in paper boxes which display information on the country of...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Bulgaria / Constitutional Court / 6/2016

Motioner: plenary of the Supreme Cassation Court
31/01/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Bulgaria

Key facts of the case:

Supreme Court justices claim the unconstitutionality of a provision in the Judiciary Act (Закон за съдебната власт) which prohibits discharging a judge or...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C-447/15 / Judgment

Muladi v Krajský
07/07/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Transport — Directive 2003/59/EC — Obligation to obtain an initial qualification — Article 4 — Acquired rights — Holders of driving licences issued before the dates laid down in Article 4 — Exemption from the...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C-134/15 / Judgment

Lidl GmbH & Co KG v Freistaat Sachsen
30/06/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Regulation (EC) No 543/2008 — Agriculture — Common organisation of the markets — Marketing standards — Fresh pre-packaged poultrymeat — Obligation to indicate the total price and the price per weight unit on the...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - T-817/14 / Judgment

Zoofachhandel Züpke GmbH
17/03/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Non-contractual liability — Health policy — Combating avian influenza — Prohibition of the importation of captured wild birds into the European Union — Regulation (EC) No 318/2007 and Implementing Regulation (EU) No 139/2013 — Sufficiently serious...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C-134/15 / Opinion

Lidl GmbH & Co. KG v Freistaat Sachsen
16/03/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
EU

Key facts of the case:

Commission Regulation (EC) No 543/2008 — Marketing standards for poultry meat — Validity of Article 5(4)(b) — Fresh pre-packaged poultrymeat — Obligation to indicate the total price and the price per weight unit on the pre-packaging or on a label...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

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