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-24/17/ Judgment

Österreichischer Gewerkschaftsbund, Gewerkschaft Öffentlicher Dienst v Republik Österreich
08/05/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

  1. This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Article 45 TFEU, Articles 21 and 47 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (‘the Charter’), Article 7(1) of
  2. ...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Case T-737/17/ Judgment

Francis Wattiau v European Parliament
30/04/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

APPLICATION under Article 270 TFEU seeking annulment, first, of the decision of the Luxembourg Settlements Office for the Joint Sickness Insurance Scheme of the European Union, as evidenced by payment slip No 244 of 25 January 2017, making the applicant liable for the...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Case T-11/17/ Judgment

RK v Council of European Union
07/02/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

Application under Article 270 TFEU, seeking, first, annulment of the undated decision of the Council, adopted on the basis of Article 42c of the Staff Regulations of Officials of the European Union, to...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Case Avis 1/17/ Opinion

Request for an opinion by the Kingdom of Belgium
29/01/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Belgium

Introduction

  1. On 30 October 2016 Canada, of the one part, and the European Union and its Member States, of the other part, signed in Brussels a ‘Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement’, better known by the
  2. ...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Belgium / Constitutional Court / 77/2018

E.M. and the non-profit organisation “Aimer Jeunes” v. Belgian State
21/06/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Belgium

Key facts of the case

The Act of 6 July 2016 amends the Judicial Code concerning legal assistance. To determine if a person qualifies for legal assistance, the Order of Lawyers is no longer required to merely take into account the income of the...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Czech Republic / The Supreme Court / 30 Cdo 4231/2016

PLAINTIFF: WIS ENERGO MORAVSKÝ ŽIŽKOV S. R. O.AND WIS ENERGO KLADNO A. S., BOTH COMPANIES PRODUCING SOLAR ENERGY DEFENDANT: THE CZECH REPUBLIC, THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE
28/05/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Czechia

Key facts of the case:

The Plaintiffs, both of them companies producing solar energy, demanded compensation amounting to millions of CZK from the Czech Republic. The production of photovoltaic electricity was supported by the CR according to the Act on Support for...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Austria / Constitutional Court / G44/2017 ua

Booking.com v Austria
29/09/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Austria

Key facts of the case: 

The applicant runs an online-booking platform at booking.com. Once a room is booked, a service agreement (...

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

Spain / Supreme Court / 1308/2017

Regional Government of Aragón v Endesa Generación
18/07/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Spain

Key facts of the case: 

A Spanish electric company demands the money paid for a regional tax existing in the Autonomous Community of Aragon to protect the environment from polluting emmissions, governed by...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Belgium / Council State / 237.860

Non profit organisation ‘Touche pas à mes certificats verts’, François Régis, Warin Christian v the Walloon Region
30/03/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Belgium

Key facts of the case: 

The requesting party requested the annulment of a Ministerial Decree of 2 October 2014 regulating electricity produced by renewable sources of energy. Before the adoption of the Ministerial...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C-221/15 / Judgment

Etablissements Fr. Colruyt
21/09/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Directive 2011/64/EU — Article 15(1) — Free determination, by the manufacturers and importers, of the maximum retail selling prices of manufactured tobacco products — National regulation prohibiting the sale of...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

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