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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Second Chamber) of 8 July 2010 - Kurrer v Commission

(Case F-139/06) 1

(Civil Service - Officials - Appointment - Temporary agents appointed as officials - Candidates placed on a reserve list prior to the entry into force of the new Staff Regulations - Transitional rules governing classification in grade at the time of recruitment - Classification in grade pursuant to the new, less favourable rules - Article 5(4) and Article 12(3) of Annex XIII to the Staff Regulations)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Christian Kurrer (Watermael-Boitsfort, Belgium) (represented by: S. Orlandi, A. Coolen, J.-N. Louis and É. Marchal, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: J. Currall and H. Krämer, Agents)

Intervener in support of the defendant: Council of the European Union (represented by: B. Driessen and M. Simm, Agents)


Annulment of the Commission decision, effective from 1 April 2006, by which the applicant - a member of the temporary staff in grade A7 (now grade A*8) and a successful candidate in Open Competition COM/A/3/03 - was appointed as an official in grade A*6, step 2, pursuant to the provisions of Annex XIII to the Staff Regulations, without maintenance of the points which he had accumulated as a member of the temporary staff

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Orders the parties to bear their own respective costs.


1 - OJ C 20 of 27.01.07, p. 39.