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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Third Chamber) of 8 October 2008 - Barbin v European Parliament

(Case F-44/07) 1

(Staff Cases - Officials - Promotion - Procedure for the allocation of merit points in the European Parliament - Illegality of the instructions governing that procedure - Examination of comparative merits)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Florence Barbin (Luxembourg, Luxembourg) (represented by: S. Orlandi, A. Coolen, J.-N. Louis and É. Marchal, lawyers)

Defendant: European Parliament (represented by: A. Lukošiūtė and R. Ignătescu, later by C. Burgos, A. Lukošiūtė and R. Ignătescu, agents)


First, annulment of the decision of 16 September 2006 to allocate one merit point to the applicant under the 2005 promotion procedure and, secondly, for a declaration that paragraph I.2(c) of the 'Implementing measures relating to the allocation of merit and promotion points' of the European Parliament of 10 May 2006 is illegal.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

dismisses the application;

orders the parties to bear their own costs.


1 - OJ C 155 of 7.07.2007, p. 45.