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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 26 March 2015 — Coedo Suárez v Council

(Case F-38/14) 1

(Civil Service — Officials — Disciplinary procedure — Disciplinary action –Revocation and reduction of the invalidity allowance — Proportionality of the penalty — Manifest error of assessment — Concept of conduct of the official throughout his career — Adhering to working hours)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Ángel Coedo Suárez (Brussels, Belgium) (represented by: S. Rodrigues and C. Bernard-Glanz, lawyers)

Defendant: Council of the European Union (represented by: M. Bauer and A. Bisch, acting as Agents)


Application to annul the decision of the Secretary General of the Council to impose the penalty of revoking and reducing the invalidity allowance by 15% until the age of retirement.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Orders Mr Coedo Suárez to bear his own costs and to pay the costs incurred by the Council of the European Union.



1 OJ C 212, 7.7.2014, p. 45.