The fundamental laws of the European Union are set out in the Treaties. Find out how the institutions of the EU also have the power to make new laws.
Charter of Fundamental Rights
The civil, political, social and economic rights recognised by the European Union are listed in the Charter of Fundamental Rights.
Appealing rights under EU law
An outline of how your rights are safeguarded under EU law and the various European institutions involved
Solving problems accessing rights in other EU Member States
The SOLVIT service is an EU/EEA service that attempts to resolve problems faced by citizens and businesses caused by the misapplication of Internal Market law without the need for legal action