Order of the Civil Service Tribunal (3rd Chamber) of 20 July 2016 — Martens and Olsson v Commission

(Case F-119/13) 1

(Civil service — Officials — Pensions — Article 11(2) of Annex VIII to the Staff Regulations — Pension rights acquired, prior to entering the service of the EU, under a national pension scheme — Transfer to the EU pension scheme — Proposal concerning additional pensionable years — Objection of inadmissibility — Concept of an act having adverse effect — Article 83 of the Rules of Procedure)

Language of the case: French


Applicants: Lieve Martens (Kessel-Lo, Belgium) and Björn Mikael Olsson (Brussels, Belgium) (represented initially by D. de Abreu Caldas and J.-N. Louis, lawyers, and subsequently by J.-N. Louis, lawyer)

Defendant: European Commission (represented initially by J. Currall and G. Gattinara, acting as Agents, and subsequently by G. Gattinara, acting as Agent, and lastly by G. Gattinara and F. Simonetti, acting as Agents)


Application for annulment of the decisions relating to the transfer of the applicants’ pension rights to the European Union pension scheme which apply the new GIP relating to Articles 11 and 12 of Annex VIII to the Staff Regulations.

Operative part of the order

1.    The action is dismissed as inadmissible.

2.    Ms Lieve Martens and Mr Björn Mikael Olsson shall bear their own costs and pay the costs incurred by the European Commission.


1 OJ C 129, 28/4/2014, p. 37.