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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 30 September 2010 - van Heuckelom v European Police Office (Europol)

(Case F-43/09) 1

(Civil Service - Staff Regulations of Europol - Article 29 - Advancement in step granted on the basis of staff reports - Plea of illegality of the decision establishing the policy for determining grades and steps - Respective powers of Europol's Director and Management Board - Europol's Director's discretion - Limits)

Language of the case: Dutch


Applicant: Carlo van Heuckelom (The Hague, Netherlands) (represented by: W.J. Dammingh and N.D.Dane, lawyers)

Defendant: European Police Office (Europol) (represented by: D. Neumann and D. El Khoury, Agents, assisted initially by B. Wägenbaur and R. Van der Hout, lawyers, then by B. Wägenbaur, lawyer)


Annulment of the decision of 14 July 2008 awarding the applicant a single step of classification in grade and of the decision of 19 January 2009 rejecting the complaint brought against the first decision

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses Mr. van Heuckelom's action;

Orders each party to bear its own costs.


1 - OJ C 180, 01/08/2009, p. 63.