Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (1st Chamber) of 2 July 2014 — Psarras v ENISA

(Case F-63/13) 1

(Civil service — Member of the temporary staff — Termination of contract — Article 41(2)(a), of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union — Right to be heard — Non-pecuniary harm — Resulting unlawful decision — Excessive breach of the rights of a third party — Automatic compensation order — Non-compliance with an annulment judgment.

Language of the case: Greek

Parties

Applicant: Aristidis Psarras (Heraklion, Greece) (represented by: V. Christianos, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (represented initially by P. Empadinhas, acting as Agent and subsequently by S. Purser, acting as Agent, and C. Meidanis, lawyer)

Re:

Action for annulment, firstly, of the decision to dismiss the applicant and, secondly, of the decision, adopted after the judgment of the CST in Case F-118/10, to appoint another member of staff to the post of accountant and, finally, compensation for the non-pecuniary harm suffered.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Annuls the decision of 4 September 2012 of the Executive Director of the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security terminating Mr Psarras’s temporary staff contract;

Orders the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security to pay Mr Psarras the sum of EUR 40 000 euros;

Dismisses the action as to the remainder;

Declares that the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security is to bear its own costs and orders it to pay the costs incurred by Mr Psarras.

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1 OJ C 336, 16.11.2013, p. 31.