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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Second Chamber) of 18 May 2015 — Bischoff v Commission

(Case F-36/14) 1

(Civil service — Officials — Compulsory retirement — Article 23(1) of Annex XIII to the Staff Regulations — Retirement age — Refusal to extend the period of activity — Second paragraph of Article 52 of the Staff Regulations — Interest of the service)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Hartwig Bischoff (Brussels, Belgium) (represented by: C. Bernard-Glanz and A. Blot, lawyers)

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


Application to annul the Commission’s decisions rejecting, first, the application to extend the applicant’s service and, second, confirming the applicant’s compulsory retirement on 1 June 2014.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Declares that Mr Bischoff is to bear all of his own costs and all of the costs incurred by the European Commission.



1 OJ C 292, 1/9/2014, p. 60.