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/ Jugdment

Zubair Haqbin v Federaal agentschap voor de opvang van asielzoekers
12/11/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Belgium

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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Poland / Supreme Court / III UZP 4/18

Polish Security Insurance Institution (Zakład Ubezpieczeń Społecznych, ZUS) v. D.Ś.
02/08/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Poland

Key facts of the case:

D.Ś. was self-employed and ran a wedding fashion salon. In 2010-2011 he was employed in Slovakia and he filed to Slovak social insurance institution a motion to verify which law is applicable. The institution decided that he does not have to pay...

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Latvia / Civil Affairs Division of the Supreme Court Senate / C31247015 (SKC-79/2018)

Parties have been anonymised
06/06/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Latvia

Key facts of the case:

In this case the applicant who is a female claimed that she was discriminated on gender grounds because her collegue who is male had a higher salary – around EUR 850 more than she earned, even though they were working in the same position. The...

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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...

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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 (...

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United Kingdom / Supreme Court / UKSC 2015/0233

R (on the application of UNISON) v Lord Chancellor
26/07/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
United Kingdom

Key facts of the case: 

In the UK, most employment law rights can only be enforced in employment tribunals (ETs). In 2013, fees for ETs were introduced with the intention of transferring the cost burden from...

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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...

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Spain / Supreme Court / 627/2017

A candidate to the Civil Guard against appeal against the Decision of the High Court of Justice of Madrid 375
05/04/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Spain

Key facts of the case: 

This judgement is an appeal against the Decision of the High Court of Justice of Madrid 375, of 10 April 2015, on the open-call decision for public employment within the Civil Guard –...

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...

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Malta / Civil Court, Constitutional Jurisdiction / 52/2016/LSO

Marie Therese Cuschieri v Attorney General
28/03/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Malta

Key facts of the case: 

Ms. Cuschieri separated from her husband in 2013 and their marriage was later dissolved by the Courts in 2015. Further to the dissolution of the marriage, Ms...

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