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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 20 January 2009 - Klein v Commission

(Case F-32/08) 1

(Staff case - Officials - Pensions - Invalidity pension - Death - Definition of dependent child - Article 2 of Annex VII to the Staff Regulations - Death allowance - Death grant - Orphans' pension)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Marie-Claude Klein (Grasse, France) (represented by: S. Rodrigues and C. Bernard-Glanz, lawyers)

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


Annulment of the Appointing Authority's decision of 4 May 2007 refusing to grant the applicant entitlement to a death grant, a death allowance and an orphans' pension.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Orders Ms Klein to pay all the costs.


1 - OJ C 116, 9.05.2008, p. 36.