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-619/18 / Opinion

European Commission v Poland
11/04/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Poland

Key facts of the case:

Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations — Article 258 TFEU — Article 7 TEU — Rule of law — Article 19(1) TEU — Principle of effective judicial protection — Principles of independence and irremovability of judges — Charter of Fundamental...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Case C-324/17/ Opinion

Criminal proceedings against Ivan Gavanozov
11/04/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion

Introduction

  1. The opening of borders within the European Union has inevitably facilitated the cross-border aspect of crime, and indeed created new opportunities in that respect. Accordingly, the legal framework in which investigations are carried out, in particular
  2. ...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Case C-558/17 P/ Judgment

OZ v European Investment Bank
04/04/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

By her appeal, OZ asks the Court of Justice to set aside the judgment of the General Court of the European Union of 13 July 2017, OZ v EIB (T‑607/16, not published, ‘the judgment under...

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

CJEU Case C-617/17/ Judgement

Powszechny Zakład Ubezpieczeń na Życie S.A. v Prezes Urzędu Ochrony Konkurencji i Konsumentów
03/04/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

  1. This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of the principle of ne bis in idem enshrined in Article 50 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union,
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EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Case C-171/18/ Opinion

Safeway Ltd v Andrew Richard Newton, Safeway Pension Trustees Ltd
28/03/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Introduction

  1. The main proceedings furnish an unusual opportunity for the Court to rule on what is required under EU law to secure the effective enforcement of the principle of equal pay for equal work between men and women, in circumstances in which Member State law
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EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Case C-129/18/ Judgment

SM v Entry Clearance Officer, UK Visa Section
26/03/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

  1. This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Article 2(2)(c) and Articles 27 and 35 of Directive 2004/38/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the right of citizens of
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EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Joined Cases C-297/17, C-318/17, C-319/17, C-438/17/ Judgment

Bashar Ibrahim (C 297/17), Mahmud Ibrahim, Fadwa Ibrahim, Bushra Ibrahim, Mohammad Ibrahim, Ahmad Ibrahim (C 318/17), Nisreen Sharqawi, Yazan Fattayrji, Hosam Fattayrji (C 319/17) v Bundesrepublik Deutschland, and Bundesrepublik Deutschland v Taus Magamadov (C 438/17)
19/03/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

  1. These requests for a preliminary ruling concern the interpretation of Article 33(2)(a) and of the first paragraph of Article 52 of Directive 2013/32/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council
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CJEU Case C-221/17/ Judgment

M.G. Tjebbes, G.J.M. Koopman, E. Saleh Abady, L. Buboux v Minister van Buitenlandse Zaken
12/03/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

  1. This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Articles 20 and 21 TFEU and of Article 7 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (‘the Charter’).
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