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Action brought on 26 September 2006 - Buckingham and Others v Commission

(Case F-116/06)

Language of the case: French


Applicants: Anne Buckingham (Brussels, Belgium) and Others (represented by: N. Lhoëst, lawyer)

Defendant: Commission of the European Communities

Form of order sought

annul the decision adopted by the Commission on 23 November 2005, published in Administrative Notices No 85-2005, in that it did not allocate any priority points to the applicants, officials in grade A*12, recognising the work carried out in the interests of the institution for 2004;

in so far as necessary, annul the express decisions of the Commission rejecting the complaints made by the applicants pursuant to Article 90(2) of the Staff Regulations;

order the defendant to pay the costs.

Pleas in law and main arguments

The action is based on infringement of Articles 9 and 13 of the General Provisions for Implementing Article 45 of the Staff Regulations and, as a subsidiary plea, on the unlawfulness of the said provisions in that they result in discrimination and infringe Article 5(5) of the Staff Regulations.