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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Plenary session) of 26 April 2006 - Falcione v Commission

(Case F-16/05) 1

(Officials - Appointment - Classification in the higher career grade - Articles 5 and 31(2) of the Staff Regulations - Costs - Article 7(5) of Annex I to the Statute of the Court of Justice and Article 88 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court of First Instance)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Nicola Falcione (Brussels, Belgium) (represented by: S. Orlandi, X. Martin, A. Coolen, J.-N. Louis and E. Marchal, lawyers)

Defendant: Commission of the European Communities (represented by: V. Joris and K. Hermann, acting as Agents)


Annulment of the decision of 24 March 2004 by which the Commission of the European Communities fixed the applicant's definitive grade, after recruitment, at grade A5, step 4

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the application;

Orders the parties to bear their own costs.


1 - OJ C 143, 11.6.2005 (case initially registered before the Court of First Instance of the European Communities under number T-132/05 and transferred to the Civil Service Tribunal of the European Union by Order of 15.12.2005).