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 C-468/18 / Opinion

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Judecătoria Constanţa (Court of First Instance, Constanţa, Romania)
29/07/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts of the case:

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Judicial cooperation in civil matters — Jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of decisions in matters relating to maintenance obligations — Regulation (EC) No 4/2009 — Article 3(a) — Court of the place of...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

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

CJEU Case C-129/18/ Judgment

SM v Entry Clearance Officer, UK Visa Section
26/03/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

  1. This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Article 2(2)(c) and Articles 27 and 35 of Directive 2004/38/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the right of citizens of
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CJEU Case C-221/17/ Judgment

M.G. Tjebbes, G.J.M. Koopman, E. Saleh Abady, L. Buboux v Minister van Buitenlandse Zaken
12/03/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

  1. This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Articles 20 and 21 TFEU and of Article 7 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (‘the Charter’).
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EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Spain / Civil Chamber of the Supreme Court / ATS 10945/2018

Mrs. Olga vs Administration of Justice
17/10/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Spain

Key facts of the case:

 

Extraordinary appeal for procedural violation and appeals through cassation against the ruling issued in foreign enforcement proceedings legal title given by the High Court of England and Wales under Council Regulation (EC) No. 2201/2003 of...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Ireland / High Court / [2018] IEHC 403

Muraview & anor -v- The Minister for Justice and Equality & ors
04/07/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Ireland

Key facts of the case:

The case concerned an application by a citizen of the Russian Federation for temporary residence in the State by virtue of his parentage of his son, the second named applicant, who was born in Ireland and is an Irish citizen.The applicants sought to...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

United Kingdom / Supreme Court / [2018] UKSC 9 - Case ID UKSC 2015/0243

SM (Algeria) v. Entry Clearance Officer, UK Visa Section
14/02/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
United Kingdom

Key facts of the case:

Mr and Mrs M are both French nationals of Algerian origin living in the UK, where they married in 2001. Because they were unable to conceive, they decided to adopt a child in Algeria under the Islamic “kefalah” system. Mr and Mrs M travelled to...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Hungary / Curia / Kfv.VI.37.616/2017 (EBH2018.K.18.)

Bangladeshi citizen and first instance immigration authority
01/01/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Hungary

Key facts of the case:

The plaintiff is a Bangladeshi citizen with refugee status in Hungary. In 2016 the plaintiff and his family members (a wife and three children who remained in Bangladesh) submitted a request for a visa for...

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