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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 28 June 2011 - AS v Commission

(Case F-55/10) 1

(Staff case - Officials - Notice of vacancy - Rejection of application - Legal interest in bringing proceedings - Official on invalidity - Decision to reject candidature not inseparable from decision to appoint - Distinction drawn between officials in the same function group and holding the same grade and at a different stage in their career)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: AS (Brussels, Belgium) (represented by: N. Lhoëst, lawyer)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: J. Currall and B. Eggers, Agents)


Application for annulment of the decision refusing to take into consideration the applicant's application for a post as a library assistant and for an order for the Commission to pay her a sum as compensation for the material and non-material damage suffered.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Annuls the decision of 30 September 2009 by which the European Commission rejected AS's application;;

Orders the European Commission to pay AS the sum of EUR 3 000;

Dismisses the remainder of the action;

Orders the European Commission to pay, in addition to its own costs, three quarters of AS's costs;

Orders AS to pay a quarter of her own costs.


1 - OJ C 246, 11.9.2010, p. 43.