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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Second Chamber) of 30 January 2014 — Ohrgaard v Commission

(Case F-151/12) 1

(Civil Service — Remuneration — Expatriation allowance — Residence condition laid down in Article 4(1)(b) of Annex VII to the Staff Regulations — Performance of duties in an international organisation — Concept — Work experience period of five months at the Commission — Exclusion)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Jakob Ohrgaard (Frederiksberg, Denmark) (represented by: S. Orlandi, A. Coolen, J.-N. Louis, É. Marchal and D. de Abreu Caldas, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: J. Currall and V. Joris, acting as Agents)


Application to annul the decision refusing the applicant the benefit of the expatriation allowance

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Annuls the decision of the European Commission of 6 March 2012 refusing Mr Ohrgaard the benefit of the expatriation allowance, as amended by the decision of 31 August 2012 rejecting the claim;

Orders the European Commission to bear its own costs and to pay the costs incurred by Mr Ohrgaard.



1 OJ C 55, 23.2.2013, p. 26.