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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Third Chamber) of 31 January 2008 - Buendía Sierra v Commission

(Case F-97/05) 1

(Staff cases - Officials - Promotion - 2004 Promotion procedure - Award of priority points - Temporal application of provisions of the new Staff Regulations)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: José Luis Buendía Sierra (Brussels, Belgium) (represented by: M. van der Woude and V. Landes, lawyers)

Defendant: Commission of the European Communities (represented by: G. Berscheid and V. Joris, Agents, assisted by D. Slater, lawyer)


First, annulment of the decisions awarding priority points to the applicant in the 2004 Promotion procedure and, secondly, annulment of the merit list of officials in Grade A*11 promoted to Grade A*12 in the 2004 Promotion procedure

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

annuls the decision fixing Mr Buendía Sierra's total number of points at the end of the 2004 Promotion procedure and the decision not to promote him in that procedure;

dismisses the remainder of the claims in the action;

orders the Commission of the European Communities to pay all the costs.


1 - OJ C 10 of 14.01.2006, p. 24 (case initially registered before the Court of First Instance of the European Communities under No T-380/05 and transferred to the European Civil Service Tribunal by order of 15.12.2005).