Language of document :

Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 14 December 2010 - Lenz v Commission

(Case F-80/09) 1

(Civil service - Officials - Social security - Reimbursement of the costs of treatment provided by a 'Heilpraktiker' - Principle of non-discrimination)

Language of the case: German


Applicant: Erika Lenz (Osnabrük, Germany) (represented by: initally, V. Lenz and J. Römer, lawyers, and subsequently, V. Lenz, J. Römer and P. Birden, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: J. Currall and B. Eggers, agents)


Application for annulment of the Commission's decision of 4 May 2009 not to reimburse the costs of medical treatment provided by a 'Heilpraktiker'.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action of Mrs Lenz.

Orders Mrs Lenz to pay the costs.


1 - OJ C 282, 21.11.2009, p. 66.