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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 5 June 2012 – Chatzidoukakis v Commission

(Case F-84/10) 1

(Civil service – Officials – Remuneration – Family allowances – Education allowance – Conditions of grant – Deduction of an allowance of like nature paid from other sources)

Language of the case: Greek


Applicant: Efstratios Chatzidoukakis (Schrassig, Luxembourg) (represented by: V. Christianos, lawyer)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: D. Martin, Agent, and E. Bourtzalas and E. Antypas, lawyers)


Annulment of the decision of the Commission whereby the education allowance granted to the applicant was reduced on the basis that his son receives financial assistance from a Member State by way of a grant and a loan.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Orders Mr Chatzidoukakis to pay the European Commission’s costs.


1 OJ C 13, 15.1.2011, p. 39.