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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Greece / Council of State / 311/2018

Athens Pharmaceutical Association-Ministry of National Defence, v. Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Social Solidarity, Ministry of Health
07/03/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Greece

Key facts of the case:

The case concerns a petition lodged before the Greek Council of State by the Athens Pharmaceutical Association for the annulment of the Ministerial Decrees regulating the establishment and operation of military...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C-547/14 / Judgment

Philip Morris Brands
04/05/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Approximation of laws — Directive 2014/40/EU — Articles 7, 18 and 24(2) and (3) — Articles 8(3), 9(3), 10(1)(a), (c) and (g), 13 and 14 — Manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco products — Validity — Legal...

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Greece / Council of State

Panhellenic Federation of Employees of Public Hospitals v Minister of Administrative Reform and e-Governance and Minister of Health
04/03/2016
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Greece

Key facts of the case: 

The applicant requested the annulment of joint ministerial decision Υ4α/οικ.80672/27.8.2013 (OG Β/2123/28.8.2013) of the Minister of Administrative Reform and e Governance and the...

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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-...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C 544/10 / Judgment

Deutsches Weintor eG v Land Rheinland-Pfalz
06/09/2012
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Germany

Key facts of the case:

  1. This reference for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Article 2(2)(5) and the first subparagraph of Article 4(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 December 2006 on nutrition and
  2. ...
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Poland / Appellate Court, Wrocław / I ACa 1337/11

Payment for performance of extra-contractual medical services in emergency situations
19/01/2012
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Poland

Key facts of the case:

On 31 December 2008, the parties signed a contract for medical services for an amount of 11.242.215 PLN. The contract was altered several times. The claimant had to perform 1/12 of the yearly limit of services every month for which the defendant was...

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CJEU - Joined cases C 267/10 and C 268/10 / Order

André Rossius and Marc Collard v Belgium
23/05/2011
Court of Justice of the European Union
EU
Key facts of the case:
 
Two members of the Belgian army were, apparently in accordance with the internal army provisions and the consent of their superiors, involved in selling of tobacco products, a fact which was considered by the customs authorities...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C 343/09 / Opinion of Advocate General

The Queen, on the application of Afton Chemical Limited v Secretary of State for Transport
06/05/2010
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
United Kingdom
Key facts of the case:
 
This case involved a reference for an interpretation of Community legislation. It concerned the product Methylcyclopentadienyl-manganese-tricarbonyl (‘MMT’) which is a metallic additive added to motor fuel. By Directive 2009/30/EC...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - Joined cases C 570/07 and C 571/07 / Opinion

Blanco Pérez and Chao Gómez
30/09/2009
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Spain
Key facts of the case:
 
The plaintiffs were Spanish citizens who were qualified pharmacists but not accredited to open a pharmacy. They practised their profession for several years in veterinary pharmacies. They wished to operate their own pharmacy and...
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