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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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: 

CJEU Case C-49/18/ Judgment

Carlos Escribano Vindel v Ministerio de Justicia
07/02/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

  1. This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of the second paragraph of Article 19(1) TEU, Article 21 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (‘the Charter’) and Article 2(1) and (2)(b) of Council Directive 2000/78/EC
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EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Case T-11/17/ Judgment

RK v Council of European Union
07/02/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

Application under Article 270 TFEU, seeking, first, annulment of the undated decision of the Council, adopted on the basis of Article 42c of the Staff Regulations of Officials of the European Union, to...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Case C-646/17/ Opinion

Criminal proceedings against Gianluca Moro
05/02/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion

Introduction

  1. Mr Moro (‘the Defendant’) was charged with the criminal offence of handling the proceeds of crime, namely stolen gold jewellery. During the trial hearing, the Defendant confessed that it was in
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EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Case C-676/17/ Opinion

Oana Mădălina Călin v Direcţia Regională a Finanţelor Publice Ploieşti — Administraţia Judeţeană a Finanţelor Publice Dâmboviţa Statul Român — Ministerul Finanţelor Publice Administraţia Fondului pentru Mediu
05/02/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Introduction

  1. Ms Oana Mădălina Călin had to pay an environmental stamp duty in order to register in Romania a second-hand car imported from Germany. She believed that tax to be levied in breach of EU law. She
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EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Case C-55/18/ Opinion

Federación de Servicios de Comisiones Obreras (CCOO) v Deutsche Bank SAE Interveners: Federación Estatal de Servicios de la Unión General de Trabajadores (FES-UGT), Confederación General del Trabajo (CGT), Confederación Solidaridad de Trabajadores Vascos (ELA), Confederación Intersindical Galega (CIG)
31/01/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Introduction

  1. Is it necessary for the Member States, in order to ensure that the health and safety of workers in the workplace is fully and effectively protected — which is an objective pursued by Directive
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EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Case C-704/17/ Opinion

D.H. joined party: Ministerstvo vnitra
31/01/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion

Introduction

  1. By this request for a preliminary ruling the Nejvyšší správní soud (Supreme Administrative Court, Czech Republic) asks the Court for guidance on the interpretation of the provisions of Directive
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EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Case Avis 1/17/ Opinion

Request for an opinion by the Kingdom of Belgium
29/01/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Belgium

Introduction

  1. On 30 October 2016 Canada, of the one part, and the European Union and its Member States, of the other part, signed in Brussels a ‘Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement’, better known by the
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EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

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