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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Third Chamber) of 6 May 2009 -Campos Valls v Council

(Case F-39/07) 1

(Staff case - Officials - Recruitment - Appointment - Post of Head of Unit - Rejection of the applicant's candidature - Conditions required for the notice of vacancy - Manifest error of assessment)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Manuel Campos Valls (Brussels, Belgium) (represented by: S. Orlandi, A. Coolen, J.-N. Louis and É. Marchal, lawyers)

Defendant: Council of the European Union (represented by: M. Arpio Santacruz and I. Šulce, Agents)


First, annulment of the decisions of the appointing authority to reject the applicant's candidature for the post of head of the Spanish Language Unit of DG A, Directorate 3 - Translation and Document Production - Language Service, referred to in Staff Note CP46/06 and, second, of the decision to appoint another candidate to that post.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Orders each party to bear its own costs.


1 - OJ C 129, 09.06.2007, p. 28.