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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Germany / Higher Administrative Court North Rhine-Westphalia / 13 B 238/17

Bavarian internet service provider (ISP) v Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur)
22/06/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Germany

Key facts of the case: 

An internet serive provider based in Munich had requested the Administrative Court Cologne (Verwaltungsgericht Köln) to issue an interim injunction (while waiting for the decision...

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Austria / Consitutional Court / E1486/2017

Afghan Citizen v Austria
14/06/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Austria

Key facts of the case:

The appellant, an Afghan citizen, applied for international protection on 28 June 2016. He entered the federal territory after passing through Iran, Turkey, Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary....

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Luxembourg / Administrative Court / 38397

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v a decision of the Minister of Immigration and Asylum
12/06/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
France

Key facts of the case: 

The case concerned an application for international protection by two sisters of Albanian origin, who claimed that they had been about to be forcibly married in their home country. It was their father, who had regularly...

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Denmark / Supreme Court / 267/2016 / 2

Danish Prosecution Service v T
31/05/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Denmark

Key facts of the case: 

This case is the continuation of case 267/2016 of 24 February 2017 in which the Supreme Court postponed its final decision while awaiting a statement from...

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Poland / Appellate Court / II AKz 160/17

Case of O.T.
24/05/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Poland

Key facts of the case:

The applicant O.T. was found guilty of a crime of robbery and sentenced by the court in the United Kingdom. The Regional Court in Poland found it admissible to execute a part of O.T’s sentence in Poland. O.T. appealed...

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Slovakia / Regional Court Košice / 5Saz/7/2017

K.Q.F. v Migration Office of the Ministry of Interior
15/05/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Slovakia

Key facts of the case:

The application for international protection by the plaintiff was declared inadmissible by the Defendant as it was established that the country responsible...

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Austria / Supreme Administrative Court / Ra 2016/21/0144

Algerian Citizen v Austria
11/05/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Austria

Key facts of the case:

The Federal Office for Immigration and Asylum (Bundesamt für Fremdenwesen und Asyl, BFA) imposed detention pending removal on the applicant (an Algerian citizen) in order to ensure deportation. The applicant...

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Slovenia / Supreme Court / VSRS Sodba I Up 72/2017

Appeal of the Ministry of the Interior of a decision of the Administrative Court
10/05/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Slovenia

Key facts of the case: 

The plaintiff (the Ministry of the Interior) appealed a decision of the Administrative Court (the first instance court) which abolished its decision to...

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Latvia / Latgale Regional Court, Civil Division

anonymised
08/05/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Latvia

Key facts of the case: 

The applicant served as the director and board member in three companies (respondents) until he was released from the office in all three companies and the employment relationship between the applicant and defendants...

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