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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Second Chamber) of 30 June 2015 — Curdt-Christiansen v Parliament

(Case F-120/14) 1

(Civil Service — Officials — Remuneration — Annual travel expenses — Article 7(3) and Article 8 of Annex VII to the Staff Regulations — Fixing of the place of origin and the centre of interests — Request for revision of the place of origin — Concept of centre of interests — Change of residence of a family member — Period elapsed between the amendment of the centre of interests and the request for revision of the place of origin — Exceptional nature of the revision)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Caspar Curdt-Christiansen (Perl, Germany) (represented by: A. Salerno, lawyer)

Defendant: European Parliament (represented by: E. Taneva and N. Chemaï, acting as Agents)


Application for annulment of the decision of the Parliament rejecting the applicant’s request that his place of origin be changed to Larnaca (Cyprus) and the centre of his interests to Singapore, instead of Montreal (Canada), following his transfer to the European Parliament.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Orders Mr Curdt-Christiansen to bear his own costs and to pay the costs incurred by the European Parliament.


1 OJ C 7, 12.1.2015, p. 57.