Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Third Chamber) of 24 June 2008 - Agim Islamaj v Commission

(Case F-84/07) 1

(Staff case - Officials - Former members of the temporary staff paid from research appropriations - Promotion - Cancellation of points from the 'rucksack' - Transfer of an official from the research part to the administration part of the general budget)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Agim Islamaj (Grimbergen, Belgium) (represented by: S. Orlandi, A. Coolen, J.-N. Louis and E. Marchal, lawyers)

Defendant: Commission of the European Communities (represented by: C. Berardis-Kayser and L. Lozano Palacios, then by C. Berardis-Kayser and K. Herrmann, acting as Agents)


Application for annulment of the Commission's decision to cancel the 38.5 points from the applicant's 'rucksack' which he accumulated as a member of the temporary staff - Application for a declaration that Article 2 of the Commission Decision on detailed rules governing the promotion procedure for officials paid from research appropriations in the general budget is unlawful.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Orders Mr Islamaj to bear two thirds of his own costs;

Orders the Commission of the European Communities to pay, in addition to its own costs, one third of Mr Islamaj's costs.


1 - OJ C 235, 06.10.2007, p. 33.