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-447/18 / Opinion

UB v Generálny riaditeľ Sociálnej poisťovne Bratislava
11/07/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Slovakia

Key facts of the case:

  1. The main proceedings furnish an opportunity for the Court to develop its case-law on the circumstances in which an additional benefit reserved to nationals of a Member State are to be extended to all EU nationals resident in that Member State.
  2. ...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C 408/14 / Opinion

Aliny Wojciechowski v Office national des pensions (ONP)
11/06/2015
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
EU

Key facts of the case:

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal du travail de Bruxelles (Belgium).

1. This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of the principle of sincere cooperation between the European Union and the Member...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Portugal / Constitutional Court / 296/2015 and 1057/14

Legality and constitutionality of certain rules contained in the Law on the Social Integration Income
25/05/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Portugal

Key facts of the case:

The Public Prosecutor’s Office sought to obtain a declaration pertaining to the illegality and the unconstitional nature of Article 6 (1) a) and b) and (4) in Law 13/2003 of 21 May in the amended version of Decree Law...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Luxembourg / Court of Cassation / 68/14

X and Y
06/11/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Luxembourg

Key facts of the case:

The Board of Directors of Y) had denied the appellant X) in cassation monthly financial support on the grounds of Article 4 of the act of 18 December 2009 on welfare. The law excludes the person on a temporary stay from receiving financial...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C 647/13 / Opinion

Office national de l’emploi v Marie-Rose Melchior
13/10/2014
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion

Key facts of the case:

(Request for a preliminary ruling from the cour du travail de Bruxelles (Belgium)) (Access to unemployment benefits in a Member State — Taking into account periods of employment completed as a member of the contract staff of an EU institution —...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Italy / Constitutional Court / 168

Presidenza del Consiglio dei ministri v Regione autonoma Valle d’Aosta/Vallée d’Aoste
11/06/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Italy

Key facts of the case:

The case arises from a direct challenge brought by the State Government before the Constitutional Court against a provision in a regional law once it had been enacted. It required at least eight years of residence in the Region, not necessarily...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

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 (...

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

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-...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

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