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Order of the Civil Service Tribunal (Third Chamber) of 30 October 2008 - Ortega Serrano v Commission

(Case F-48/08) 1

(Staff case - Manifestly inadmissible - Impossible for applicant to be represented by a lawyer who is not a third party - Legal aid - Application to intervene)

Language of the case: Spanish


Applicant: Antonio Ortega Serrano (Cádiz, Spain) (represented by: A. Ortega Serrano, lawyer)

Defendant: Commission of the European Communities (represented by: K. Herrmann and L. Lozano Palacios, Agents)


Annulment of the Selection Board's decision in competition EPSO/AD/26/05, refusing to enter the applicant in the reserve list, and fixing of a new date for the oral test.

Operative part of the order

1.    The action is dismissed as manifestly inadmissible.

2.    Mr Ortega Serrano's alternative claim, that he should be allowed to put his application in order, is dismissed.

3.    Mr Ortega Serrano is ordered to pay the costs.

4.    It is not necessary to rule on the application to intervene.

5.    The European Data Protection Supervisor is to bear the costs relating to his application to intervene.

6.    The application for legal aid in Case F-48/08 AJ Ortega Serrano v Commission is dismissed.


1 - OJ C 171, 05.07.2008, p. 52.