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EU Charter of Fundamental Rights

Article 20 - Equality before the law

Article 20 - Equality before the law

Everyone is equal before the law.

  • Text:

    This Article corresponds to a principle which is included in all European constitutions and has also been recognised by the Court of Justice as a basic principle of Community law (judgment of 13 November 1984, Case 283/83 Racke [1984] ECR 3791, judgment of 17 April 1997, Case 15/95 EARL [1997] ECR I?1961, and judgment of 13 April 2000, Case 292/97 Karlsson  [2000] ECR 2737).

    Source:
    Official Journal of the European Union C 303/17 - 14.12.2007
    Preamble - Explanations relating to the Charter of Fundamental Rights:
    These explanations were originally prepared under the authority of the Praesidium of the Convention which drafted the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union. Although they do not as such have the status of law, they are a valuable tool of interpretation intended to clarify the provisions of the Charter.
  • Public Revenue Agency (Agenzia delle Entrate) v Municipality of Montieri
    Decision date:
    Deciding body type:
    National Court/Tribunal
    Deciding body:
    Type:
    Decision
    Policy area:
    Taxation
    ECLI (European case law identifier):
  • ‘Private Equity Insurance Group’ SIA v. ‘Swedbank’ AS
    Decision date:
    Deciding body type:
    Court of Justice of the European Union
    Deciding body:
    COURT (Fourth Chamber)
    Type:
    Decision
    Policy area:
    Budget
    ECLI (European case law identifier):
    ECLI:EU:C:2016:851
  • Petya Milkova v Izpalnitelen direktor na Agentsiata za privatizatsia i sledprivatizatsionen kontrol
    Decision date:
    Deciding body type:
    Court of Justice of the European Union
    Deciding body:
    Advocate General
    Type:
    Opinion
    Policy area:
    Employment and social policy
    ECLI (European case law identifier):
    ECLI:EU:C:2016:824
  • Microsoft Mobile Sales International Oy and Others v Ministero per i beni e le attività culturali (MiBAC) and Others
    Decision date:
    Deciding body type:
    Court of Justice of the European Union
    Deciding body:
    Court (Second Chamber)
    Type:
    Decision
    Policy area:
    Information society
    ECLI (European case law identifier):
    ECLI:EU:C:2016:717
  • Etablissements Fr. Colruyt
    Decision date:
    Deciding body type:
    Court of Justice of the European Union
    Deciding body:
    Court (Sixth Chamber)
    Type:
    Decision
    Policy area:
    Internal market
    ECLI (European case law identifier):
    ECLI:EU:C:2016:704
  • Openbaar Ministerie v. Etablissements Fr. Colruyt NV
    Decision date:
    Deciding body type:
    Court of Justice of the European Union
    Deciding body:
    Advocate General
    Type:
    Opinion
    Policy area:
    Taxation
    ECLI (European case law identifier):
    ECLI:EU:C:2016:288
  • National Iranian Oil Company v Council
    Decision date:
    Deciding body type:
    Court of Justice of the European Union
    Deciding body:
    Grand Chamber
    Type:
    Decision
    Policy area:
    Economic and monetary affairs, External relations, External trade, Foreign and security policy
    ECLI (European case law identifier):
    ECLI:EU:C:2016:128
  • The Institute for the equality for women and a private individual (anonymous) v Council of Ministers
    Decision date:
    Deciding body type:
    National Court/Tribunal
    Deciding body:
    Constitutional Court
    Type:
    Decision
    Policy area:
    ECLI (European case law identifier):
  • M. Q. v the French Republic (request to annul an Order)
    Decision date:
    Deciding body type:
    National Court/Tribunal
    Deciding body:
    State Council (High Administrative Court)
    Type:
    Decision
    Policy area:
    Justice, freedom and security
    ECLI (European case law identifier):
  • Benkharbouche/Janah v Sudan Embassy/Libya
    Decision date:
    Deciding body type:
    National Court/Tribunal
    Deciding body:
    Type:
    Decision
    Policy area:
    Employment and social policy
    ECLI (European case law identifier):

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