This checklist can help you establish whether a specific case is covered by the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights.
The Charter applies only to acts by:
- EU bodies, or
- national bodies of EU countries, when implementing EU law.
The checklist can help you determine whether acts by national bodies are implementing EU law.
This checklist is only for guidance purposes; it does not offer legal advice for individuals and we do not accept any liability in that regard.
If you are an individual seeking advice on initiating legal proceedings, you should seek professional legal advice on your specific situation.
The guidance deals solely with the question of whether the Charter can in theory be applied to an individual case. If the answer to this question is positive, it does not automatically imply that the Charter was violated.
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