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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Third Chamber) of 28 September 2011 - Allen v Commission

(Case F-23/10) 1

(Civil service - Social security - Serious illness - Article 72 of the Staff Regulations - Extension of sickness cover under the JSIS - Criterion of absence of insurance under another scheme)

Language of the case: English


Applicant: Finola Allen (Armacão de Pera, Portugal) (represented by: L. Levi and A. Blot, lawyers)

Defendant: Commission (represented by: J. Currall and D. Martin, Agents)


Action for annulment of the decision to reject the application for recognition that the applicant has a serious illness.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Annuls the decisions of 30 June 2009, 17 July 2009 and 7 January 2010 by which the European Commission refused to recognise that Ms Allen was suffering from a serious illness and refused to extend her sickness cover;

Dismisses the action as to the remainder of the heads of claim;

Orders the European Commission to bear all the costs.


1 - OJ C 161, 19.6.2010, p. 58.