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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 30 November 2010 - Taillard v Parliament

(Case F-97/09) 1

(Civil service - Official - Successive sick leave - Arbitration - Finding that the applicant was able to work - Refusal of new duly issued medical certificate - No medical examination - Sick leave deducted from annual leave - Inadmissibility - Action for annulment and damages)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Christine Taillard (Thionville, France) (represented by: N. Cambonie and C. Lelièvre, lawyers)

Defendant: European Parliament (represented by: K. Zejdová and S. Seyr, Agents)


First, an action for annulment of the decision by which the European Parliament declares a medical certificate attesting to the applicant's incapacity to work inadmissible and the resultant decision to withdraw annual leave. Second, a claim for compensation for the damage suffered by the applicant

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Annuls the Decision of the European Parliament of 15 January 2009, by which the Parliament refused to accept the medical certificate of 5 January 2009 and the resultant decision to deduct Ms Taillard's absence of 6 to 9 January2009 from her annual leave;

Dismisses the remainder of the action;

Orders the Parliament to bear its own costs and pay those incurred by Ms Taillard.


1 - OJ C 24, 30.1.2010, p. 81.