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Order of the Civil Service Tribunal (Third Chamber) of 29 March 2007 - Chassagne v Commission

(Case F-39/06)1

(Officials - Remuneration - Annual travel expenses - Provisions applicable to officials originating from French overseas departments - Article 8 of Annex VII to the amended Staff Regulations - Application manifestly unfounded in law)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Olivier Chassagne (Brussels, Belgium) (represented by: S. Rodrigues and Y. Minatchy, lawyers)

Defendant: Commission of the European Communities (represented by: G. Berscheid and V. Joris, Agents)

Intervener in support of the defendant: Council of the European Union (represented by M. Bauer and I. Sulce, Agents)


Application for, first, an acknowledgement that Article 8 of Annex VII to the Staff Regulations, in the version in force since 1 May 2004, is illegal and consequently inapplicable to the applicant for the purpose of establishing the sum of annual travel expenses to be reimbursed and, secondly, an application for damages.

Operative part of the order

1.    The action is dismissed.

2.    Each party is to bear its own costs.


1 - OJ C 131, 3.6.2006, p. 53.