Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Second Chamber) of 4 September 2008 - Lafili v Commission

(Case F-22/07) 1

(Staff case - Officials - Entry into force of Regulation (EEC, Euratom) No 723/2004 - Articles 44 and 46 of the Staff Regulations - Article 7 of Annex XIII to the Staff Regulations - Promotion - Grading - Multiplication factor)

Language of the case: French

Parties

Applicant: Paul Lafili (Genk, Belgium) (represented by: G. Vandersanden and L. Levi, lawyers)

Defendant: Commission of the European Communities (represented by: J. Currall, H. Kraemer and K. Herrmann, Agents)

Re:

Annulment of the decision to place the applicant in Grade AD 13, step 5, contained in a memorandum from DG ADMIN of 11 May 2006 and in the pay slip of June 2006 and in subsequent pay slips, inasmuch as that the decision infringes, inter alia, Articles 44 and 46 of the Staff Regulations of Officials and Article 7 of Annex XIII to those regulations.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Annuls the decision of the Head of Unit A 6 'Career structure, evaluation and promotion' in the 'Personnel and Administration' General-Directorate of the Commission of the European Communities of 11 May 2006;

Orders Mr Lafili to bear half his own costs;

Orders the Commission of the European Communities to bear its own costs and to pay half of Mr Lafili's costs.

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1 - O C 95, 28.04.2007, p. 59.