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 Joined Cases C-609/17 and C-610/17/ Opinion

Terveys- ja sosiaalialan neuvottelujärjestö (TSN) ry v Hyvinvointialan liitto ry (C 609/17), other party Fimlab Laboratoriot Oy and Auto- ja Kuljetusalan Työntekijäliitto AKT ry v Satamaoperaattorit ry (C 610/17), other party Kemi Shipping Oy
06/11/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion

Introduction

1. The present requests for a preliminary ruling concern the interpretation of Article 7(1) of Directive 2003/88/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 November 2003 concerning certain aspects of the organisation of working time and of Article ...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Case C-465/18/ Opinion

AV, BU v Comune di Bernareggio, joined parties: CT
02/10/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion

Key facts

  1. This request for a preliminary ruling, lodged with the Court Registry on 16 July 2018 by the Consiglio di Stato (Council of State, Italy), concerns the interpretation of Articles 45, 49 to 56 and 106
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EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Cases C-542/18 RX-II, C-543/18 RX-II/ Opinion

Eric Simpson v Council of the European Union and HG v European Commission
12/09/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion

Introduction

What should happen if candidates duly qualified to perform the duties of judge at the European Union Civil Service Tribunal (‘the CST’) are appointed following a procedure that proves to be irregular? These unprecedented proceedings contain all the...

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

CJEU C-642/18 / Opinion

European Commission v Kingdom of Spain
05/09/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Spain

Key facts of the case:

The Waste Directive provides for the development of waste management plans and the regular evaluation and revision thereof. The issue to be resolved in the present proceedings is whether Spain has carried out this revision in a timely manner in two...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

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.
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EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Joined Cases C-469/18 and C-470/18 / Opinion

IN (C‑469/18) JM (C‑470/18) v Belgische Staat
11/07/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Belgium

Key facts of the case:

  1. Is a Member State implementing Union law if its tax authorities use, for an income tax assessment, evidence that the investigating authorities obtained after
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EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Case C-467/18 / Opinion

Rayonna prokuratura Lom v EP
10/07/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion

Key facts of the case:

Preliminary ruling — Directives 2012/13/EU, 2013/48/EU and (EU) 2016/343 — Scope — Policing — Pre-trial criminal investigation by the public prosecution service — Special criminal procedure for the adoption of coercive medical measures — Committal...

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CJEU Joined cases C-585/18, C-624/1/ and C-625/18 / Opinion

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Sąd Najwyższy (Poland) lodged on 20 September 2018 — A. K. v Krajowa Rada Sądownictwa
27/06/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Poland

Key facts of the case:

The present cases, like the problems which I considered in my Opinions in Commission...

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, (
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