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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 13 February 2007 - Guarneri v Commission

(Case F-62/06) 1

(Officials - Remuneration - Family allowances - Dependent child allowance - Rule against overlapping allowances applicable to national allowances)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Daniela Guarneri (Woluwe-Saint-Étienne, Belgium) (represented by: E. Boigelot, lawyer)

Defendant: Commission of the European Communities (represented by: J. Curall and D. Martin, Agents)


Annulment of the Commission's decision of 5 August 2005 applying the rule against overlapping allowances laid down in Article 67(2) of the Staff Regulations to the deduction of the Belgian orphans' pension from the family allowance received by the applicant and also annulment of the Appointing Authority's decision of 14 February 2006 rejecting the applicant's complaint against the contested decision.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Annuls the decision of the Commission of the European Communities of 5 August 2005 in so far as it deducts the amount of the Belgian orphans' pension received by Mme Guarneri from the family allowance paid to her;

Dismisses the remainder of the application;

Orders the Commission of the European Communities to pay the costs;

Orders the Council of the European Union to bear its own costs.


1 - OJ C 165 of 15.07.2006, p. 35.