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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Third Chamber) of 5 December 2012 - Grazyte v Commission

(Case F-76/11) 

(Civil Service - Remuneration - Expatriation allowance - Condition laid down in Article 4(1)(b) of Annex VII to the Staff Regulations - Ten-year reference period - Starting point - Expiry point - Periods of service for an international organisation disregarded - Application by analogy with the provisions of Article 4(1)(a) of Annex VII of the Staff Regulation)

Language of the case: Italian


Applicant: Diana Grazyte (Utena, Lithuania) (represented by: R. Guarino, lawyer)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: D. Martin, Agent and A. Dal Ferro, lawyer, then V. Joris, Agent and A. Dal Ferro, lawyer)


Application for the annulment of the decision of the Appointing Authority refusing the applicant's claims for expatriation allowance.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Orders Ms. Grazyte to bear her own costs and to pay those incurred by the European Commission.


1 - OJ C 319, 29.10.2011.