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/ 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. ...
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Luxembourg / Administrative Court / 29435Ca

Mme ... et consorts v ministre du Travail, de l’Emploi et de l’Immigration en matière de police des étrangers
11/02/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Luxembourg

Key facts of the case:

Ms ..., from Togo, had two children born in France and with French nationality. She applied for a family member residence permit in Luxembourg, which was refused by the Minister of Labour, Employment and Immigration (...

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ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

Ireland / High Court / [2013] IEHC 246

EB (A minor suing by her mother and next friend AB), JB (A minor suing by her mother and next friend AB), WB (A minor suing by her mother and next friend AB), AB and FBK v The Minister for Justice and Equality
30/04/2013
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Ireland

Key facts of the case:

The first three applicants were Irish citizen children and therefore citizens of the EU. The fourth and fifth named applicants were their mother and father. The Minister for Justice made a deportation order in respect of the fifth applicant, the...

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CJEU - C 34/09 / Judgment

Gerardo Ruiz Zambrano v Office national de l’emploi (ONEm)
08/03/2011
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU
Key facts of the case:
 
A married couple of Columbian nationals applied for asylum in Belgium and remained there, though their application was rejected, due to the non-refoulement clause. Two children of this couple, born in Belgium, gained Belgian...
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Portugal / Tribunal Constitucional / Judgment 97/2011

Scope of article 78a (1) of the Constitutional Court Act
09/02/2011
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Portugal
Key facts of the case:
 
The situation under review is in the scope of article 78a (1) of the Constitutional Court Act (Lei do Tribunal Constitucional), since a similar question had already been subject to a previous judgment of this Court, Judgment No....
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Italy / Court of Cassation, Civil Division / 13332

Enunciation of "principle in the interest of the law"
27/04/2010
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Italy

Key facts of the case:

General attorney at the Italian High Court– under petition of Ai.Bi. (Associazione amici dei bambini), authorized board in Italy which manages the international adoptions procedures – required the Court to clarify the specific competence of the...

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