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 - Joined Cases C 199/12 to C 201/12 / Judgment

X., Y. and Z. v Minister voor Immigratie en Asiel
07/11/2013
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Key facts of the case:
  1. These requests for a preliminary ruling concern the interpretation of Article 9(1)(a) of Council Directive 2004/83/EC of 29 April 2004 on minimum standards for the qualification and status of third-country nationals or Stateless persons as
  2. ...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 
ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C 476/11 / Judgment

HK Danmark, acting on behalf of Glennie Kristensen, v Experian A/S
26/09/2013
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Key facts of the case:
 
This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Article 6(2) of Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation (OJ 2000 L 303...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C 195/12 / Judgment

Industrie du bois de Vielsalm & Cie (IBV) SA Industrie du bois de Vielsalm & Cie (IBV) SA v Région wallonne Région wallonne
26/09/2013
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Key facts of the case:
  1. This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Article 7 of Directive 2004/8/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 February 2004 on the promotion of cogeneration based on a useful heat demand in the
  2. ...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C 356/12 / Opinion

Glatzel
18/07/2013
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Key facts of the case:
 
(Request for a preliminary ruling from the Bayerischer Verwaltungsgerichtshof (Germany))
(Directive 2006/126/EC — Minimum standards concerning physical and mental fitness to drive a motor vehicle — Requirement that...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

ECtHR / Application no. 35943/10 / Judgment

Vona v Hungary
09/07/2013
European Court of Human Rights
Decision
Hungary
Key facts of the case:
  1. The applicant was born in 1978 and lives in Budapest.
  2. On 8 May 2007 Magyar Gárda Egyesület (Hungarian Guard Association; “the Association”) was founded by ten members of the political party Jobbik Magyarországért Mozgalom
  3. ...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 
ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C 234/12 / Opinion

Sky Italia s.r.l.
16/05/2013
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Key facts of the case:
  1. Advertising hits the screens of most European televisions at fairly regular intervals. This television advertising, which is generally regarded by viewers as an annoying interruption to the programme, has long since been an economic factor
  2. ...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C 195/12 / Opinion

Industrie du bois de Vielsalm & Cie (IBV) SA Industrie du bois de Vielsalm & Cie (IBV) SA v Région wallonne Région wallonne
08/05/2013
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Key facts of the case:
  1. For the first time the Court is called upon to interpret Directive 2004/8/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 February 2004 on the promotion of cogeneration based on a useful heat demand in the internal energy market and
  2. ...
EU Charter 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...

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

CJEU - C 401/11 / Judgment

Blanka Soukupová v Ministerstvo zemědělství
11/04/2013
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Key facts of the case:
 
REQUEST for a preliminary ruling under Article 267 TFEU from the Nejvyšší správní soud (Czech Republic), made by decision of 12 April 2011, received at the Court on 28 July 2011, in the proceedings Blanka Soukupová v Ministerstvo...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

France / State Council / 352393

Mrs A, an agent of the Electricity Transmission network v the State
13/03/2013
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
France

Key facts of the case:

Policy area concerned – labour law Facts of the case: Applicant requests to cancel Decree No. 2011-289 of 18 March 2011 amending the Staff Regulations of the national electricity and gas industries that raises the age (from 65 to 67 years old) at...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 
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