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Order of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 14 July 2015 — Roda v Commission

(Case F-109/14) 1

(Civil Service — Remuneration — Survivor’s pension — Article 27 of Annex VIII to the Staff Regulations — Right of the divorced spouse of the deceased official — Alimony paid by the deceased official — Capping of the survivor’s pension — Action manifestly unfounded)

Language of the case: Italian


Applicant: Silvana Roda (Ispra, Italy) (represented by: L. Ribolzi, lawyer)

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


Application for annulment of the Commission’s decision not to increase the amount of the survivor’s pension of which the applicant, who is the ex-spouse of a deceased official, is the beneficiary.

Operative part of the order

1.    The action is dismissed as manifestly unfounded.

2.    Orders Ms Roda to bear her own costs and to pay the costs incurred by the European Commission.


1     OJ C 7, 12.1.15, p. 54.