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Action brought on 11 December 2006 - Speiser v Parliament

(Case F-146/06)

Language of the case: German


Applicant: Michael Alexander Speiser (Neu-Isenburg, Germany) (represented by: F. Theumer)

Defendant: European Parliament

Form of order sought

Annul the defendant's decision of 11 September 2006 (No 115521) dismissing the applicant's complaint of 31 March 2006 pursuant to Article 90(2) of the Staff Regulations in respect of payment of the expatriation allowance;

Order the defendant to pay the applicant the expatriation allowance pursuant to Article 4(1)(a) of Annex VII to the Staff Regulations with retroactive effect from 3 October 2005;

Order the defendant to bear the costs of the proceedings.

Pleas in law and main arguments

The applicant, who started working as a 'temporary agent' for the EPP-ED Group on 3 October 2005, is challenging the rejection of his application for payment of the expatriation allowance. He claims that he submitted all the documents and information necessary for claiming the allowance and that he satisfies all the criteria.