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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Second Chamber) of 11 December 2012 – Mata Blanco v Commission

(Case F-65/10) 1

(Civil service – Internal competition COM/INT/OLAF/09/AD 10 – Combating fraud – Respective competences of EPSO and the selection board – Admission tests supervised by the selection board –Oral test – Infringement of the notice of competition – Difference between marks – Evaluation criteria – Equal treatment of candidates –Manifest error of assessment – Principles of transparency and of sound administration – Obligation to state reasons)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Mata Blanco (Brussels, Belgium) (represented by: L. Levi and A. Blot, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: initially B. Eggers and P. Pecho, acting as Agents, then B. Eggers, acting as Agent)


Civil service – Application for annulment of the EPSO decision not to include the applicant on the reserve list for internal competition ‘COM/INT/OLAF.09/AD10 – Administrators specialised in anti-fraud’ and the reserve list and all the decisions taken on the basis of that list

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Orders Mr Mata Blanco to bear his own costs and to pay the costs incurred by the European Commission.



1 OJ C 288, 23.10.2010, p. 73.