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Order of the Civil Service Tribunal (Third Chamber) of 11 March 2013 – Marcuccio v Commission

(Case F-17/12) 1

(Civil service – Article 34(1) and (6) of the Rules of Procedure – Application lodged by fax within the time-limit for bringing proceedings – Lawyer’s hand-written signature different from that on the original application received by post – Action lodged out of time – Manifestly inadmissible)

Language of the case: Italian


Applicant: Luigi Marcuccio (Tricase, Italy) (represented by: G. Cipressa, lawyer)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: C. Berardis-Kayser, J. Banquero Cruz, Agents, and A. Dal Ferro, lawyer)


Application for an order that the Commission pay compensation for the damage which the applicant claims to have sustained as a result of the excessive duration of the procedure for recognising the serious nature of the illness from which he suffered.

Operative part of the order

1.    The action is dismissed as manifestly inadmissible.

2.    Mr Marcuccio is order to pay his own costs and to bear the costs incurred by the European Commission.



1 OJ C 138, 12.5.2012, p. 33.