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-366/18 / Judgment

REQUEST for a preliminary ruling under Article 267 TFEU from the Juzgado de lo Social No 33 de Madrid (Social Court No 33, Madrid, Spain)
18/09/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision

Key facts of the case:

This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Articles 8, 10 and 157 TFEU, Article 3 TEU, Article 23 and Article 33(2) of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (hereinafter...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Luxembourg / Administrative Court / 35820C

Mr … v Minister of Higher Education and Research
22/07/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Luxembourg

Key facts of the case:

Mr ..., a student residing in Belgium, applied for financial aid for students in higher education in Luxembourg, which was refused to him by the Minister of Higher Education and Research (Ministre de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche...

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Greece / Council of State / 1113/2014

A natural person v the Minister of Justice
20/03/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Greece

Key facts of the case:

The Ministry of Justice rejected the petition of the applicant, a judge, for a 9 months paternal leave on the grounds that according to national legislation, a male employee of the public sector is not eligible for this kind of leave in case that...

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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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Spain / High Court, social division / 28/2014

Federation of services to citizenship of CCOO (Trade Union Workers Commission), Federation of Transport, Communication and Sea Workers of UGT (Workers General Union), Unión Sindical Obrera, Intercentros Unipost S.A. committee, union section USO, union section CGT and union section UGT
11/02/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Spain

Key facts of the case:

Legal actions filed by the trade unions referred to above, with regard to the company UNIPOST S.A., against the Spanish Ministry of Employment and Social Security, contesting an arbitration award adopted in a previous procedure aimed at the non-...

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CJEU - C 86/12 / Opinion

Adzo Domenyo Alokpa, Jarel Moudoulou, Eja Moudoulou v Ministre du Travail, de l’Emploi et de l’Immigration
21/03/2013
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Key facts of the case:
  1. This request for a preliminary ruling, made by the Cour administrative (Luxembourg) (Higher Administrative Court, Luxembourg), relates to the interpretation of Article 20 TFEU, potentially undertaken in the light of fundamental rights,
  2. ...
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Greece / Council of State / 845/2013

A physical person (the applicant was a prosecutor) v the Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights
28/02/2013
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Greece

Key facts of the case:

The applicant, mother of triplets, claimed that the maternity leave should be increased due to the fact that not one but three children were born and have to be raised. The Court examined the application of the Code of labour for public servants for...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Hungary / Supreme Court / Kfv. II. 37.374/2011/8

Family reunion
09/05/2012
National Court/Tribunal
Hungary

Key facts of the case:

According to section 19 of the TCN Act recognised refugees are entitled to reunite with their family members abroad with preferential condition six months from their recognition by Hungarian authorities. A former unaccompanied minor refugee's...

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Portugal / Southern Central Administrative Court / 08316/11

Appellant v Ministry of Foreign Affairs
12/01/2012
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Portugal

Key facts of the case:

The Foreigners and Borders Service (Serviço de Estrangeiros e Fronteiras, SEF) issued an Order on 7 December 2005 deferring the application for reuniting the family whereby the applicant’s children were notified to hand in their respective visa...

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