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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Czech Republic / Supreme Administrative Court / 3 Azs 327/2016 - 37

P.N.B. v Police department
26/04/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Czechia

Key facts of the case: 

The plaintiff, a citizen of Vietnam, wife of a foreign national legally residing in the Czech Republic and mother of two minors, had been living in the Czech Republic illegally for two...

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

H. D. N. v Migration Office of the Ministry of Interior
26/04/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Slovakia

Key facts of the case: 

The plaintiff's application for international protection in Slovakia was denied as ineligible by the Migration Office of the Ministry of Interior (defendant). In the defendant’s view, in line with the Article 11 (3...

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Poland / Administrative Court / IV SA/GI 1129/16

P.P. v local self-government authority
24/04/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Poland

Key facts of the case: 

The applicant P.P. submitted a motion to the local self-government authority for the “500+” social benefit. This benefit is dedicated to families who have at least two children. The Act...

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Czech Republic / Supreme Administrative Court / 10 Azs 122/2015 - 150

S. A. C., A. A. C., A. A. C. v the Ministry of the Interior
20/04/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Czechia

Key facts of the case: 

The plaintiffs – asylum-seekers – were held in administrative detention in order to be transferred to the responsible Member State (Hungary) since there was a risk of them absconding....

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Italy / Constitutional Court / 76/2017

Surveillance Court of Bari (Tribunale di Sorveglianza di Bari) v Italian Government
12/04/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Italy

Key facts of the case:

The Surveillance Court of Bari questioned the constitutional legitimacy of art. 47 of the Law No. 354 of 26 July 1975, on “Dipositions concerning the penitentiary system and on the execution of measures depriving people...

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Spain / Supreme Court / 627/2017

A candidate to the Civil Guard against appeal against the Decision of the High Court of Justice of Madrid 375
05/04/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Spain

Key facts of the case: 

This judgement is an appeal against the Decision of the High Court of Justice of Madrid 375, of 10 April 2015, on the open-call decision for public employment within the Civil Guard –...

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Belgium / Council State / 237.860

Non profit organisation ‘Touche pas à mes certificats verts’, François Régis, Warin Christian v the Walloon Region
30/03/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Belgium

Key facts of the case: 

The requesting party requested the annulment of a Ministerial Decree of 2 October 2014 regulating electricity produced by renewable sources of energy. Before the adoption of the Ministerial...

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Hungary / Szeged Regional Court of Appeal / Pf.II.21.591/2016/8

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29/03/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Hungary

Key facts of the case: 

The plaintiff signed a loan contract with the legal predecessor of the respondent (a financial institution) to purchase a car. In the individual loan contract, they first agreed on the...

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Malta / Civil Court, Constitutional Jurisdiction / 52/2016/LSO

Marie Therese Cuschieri v Attorney General
28/03/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Malta

Key facts of the case: 

Ms. Cuschieri separated from her husband in 2013 and their marriage was later dissolved by the Courts in 2015. Further to the dissolution of the marriage, Ms...

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