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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 18 June 2015 — CX v Commission

(Case F-27/13) 1

(Civil Service — Disciplinary procedure — Respective roles and powers of the Disciplinary Board and the Appointing Authority — Disciplinary penalty — Reduction in grade followed by a decision on promotion — Proportionality of the penalty)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: CX (represented by: É. Boigelot, lawyer)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: J. Currall and C. Ehrbar, acting as Agents)


Application for annulment of the decisions to reduce the applicant to grade AD 8 under Article 9(1)(f) of Annex IX to the Staff Regulations and a claim for damages for the material and non-material harm allegedly suffered.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Orders CX to bear his own costs and to pay the costs incurred by the European Commission.



1 OJ C 207, 20.7.2013, p. 56.