Judging the Charter

The Charter in judicial practise with a special focus on the case of protection of refugees and asylum seekers

Actiones - Handbook Module 1 General Rules on the Scope and Application of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights


Handbook developed within the EU co-funded project Active Charter Training Through Interaction of National Experiences (ACTIONES)

Module 1 is dedicated to the scope of application of Charter rights and principles and the relation of the Charter with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) and national standards. It provides an overview of the most relevant general provisions including references to the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union. The handbook is structured according to the logical path of reasoning of a national judge facing a case to which the Charter may be relevant.