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Order of the Civil Service Tribunal (3rd Chamber) of 20 July 2016 — Piessevaux v Council

(Case F-94/13) 1

(Civil service — Officials — Pensions — Article 11(2) of Annex VIII to the Staff Regulations — Pension rights acquired, before entering the service of the European Union, under a national pension scheme — Transfer to the EU pension scheme — Proposal concerning additional pensionable years — Plea of inadmissibility — Concept of an act adversely affecting the applicant — Article 83 of the Rules of Procedure)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Vincent Piessevaux (Brussels, Belgium) (represented initially by D. de Abreu Caldas, A. Coolen, J.-N. Louis and É. Marchal, lawyers, subsequently by D. de Abreu Caldas and J.-N. Louis, lawyers, then by J.-N. Louis, lawyer, and lastly by L. Ponteville, lawyer)

Defendant: Council of the European Union (represented by: M. Bauer and J. Herrmann, acting as Agents)


Application to annul the decision to calculate the accrual of pension rights acquired before entry into service on the basis of the new General Implementing Provisions relating to Articles 11 and 12 of Annex VIII to the Staff Regulations.

Operative part of the order

The action is dismissed as inadmissible.

M. Vincent Piessevaux shall bear his own costs and is ordered to pay the costs incurred by the Council of the European Union.


1 OJ C 336 of 16.11.2013, p. 32.