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-233/18/ Jugdment

Zubair Haqbin v Federaal agentschap voor de opvang van asielzoekers
12/11/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Belgium

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 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: 

CJEU C-377/18 Judgment

REQUEST for a preliminary ruling under Article 267 TFEU, from the Spetsializiran nakazatelen sad (Specialised Criminal Court, Bulgaria)
05/09/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision

Key facts of the case:

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Judicial cooperation in criminal matters — Directive (EU) 2016/343 — Article 4(1) — Presumption of innocence — Public references to guilt — Agreement concluded between the prosecutor and the perpetrator of an...

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ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Case C-619/18 / Jugdment

European Commission v Poland
24/06/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Poland

Key facts of the case:

By its application, the European Commission requests that the Court declare that, first, by lowering the retirement age of the judges appointed to the Sąd Najwyższy (Supreme Court, Poland) and by applying that measure to the judges in post appointed...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU C-230/18 / Judgment

PI v Landespolizeidirektion Tirol
08/05/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision

Key facts of the case:

This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Article 15(2) and Articles 41, 47 and 52 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (‘the Charter’).

The request has been made in proceedings between PI and...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

France / Court de Cassation / N° de pourvoi: 17-10499

M. Y/Google France
14/02/2019
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
France

Key facts of the case:

 

Mr Y accused Google of exploiting personal data concerning him without his consent,  by means of the search engine. He took the case to court, on the basis of Article 809 of the Code of Civil Procedure, in order to obtain the cessation of...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU C-492/18 / PPU Judgment

REQUEST for a preliminary ruling under Article 267 TFEU from the rechtbank Amsterdam (District Court, Amsterdam, Netherlands),
12/02/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Netherlands

Key facts of the case:

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Judicial cooperation in criminal matters — Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA — European arrest warrant — Article 12 — Keeping a person in detention — Article 17 — Time limits for adoption of the decision to execute...

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: 

Netherlands / Council of State / ECLI:NL:RVS:2018:3303

Appellant and the Board of Directors of the Council for Legal Aid
10/10/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Netherlands

Key facts of the case:

The appellant asked for free legal aid in order to appeal against a decision of the director of the Central Office on Driving Licenses, in which the director stated that the appellant’s complaint against the decision to invalidate his driving...

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