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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Austria / Constitutional Court / B166/2013

Claim according to Art. 144 Constitutional Act because of violation of constitutionally guaranteed rights
13/03/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Austria

Key facts of the case:

Two married Dutch men, living in Tyrol, wanted to repeat their marriage in Austria. This was repealed, stating that marriage cannot be achieved by homosexual couples, but only registered partnership. Marriage is Austria is assessed using Austrian...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 
ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

Portugal / Tribunal Constitucional / 121/2010

Constitutionality Previous Decision Adopted by all Justices of Constitutional Court
15/04/2010
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Portugal
Key facts of the case:
 
The Court decided upon a law approved by the Parliament in relation to whether same sex marriages were or were not considered compatible with the Constitution.
 
Results (sanctions) and key...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: