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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Third Chamber) of 5 December 2012 - Z v Court of Justice

(Case F-88/09 and F-48/10) 

(Civil service - Officials - Reassignment - Interests of the service - General rule of correspondence between the grade and the post- Rights of the defence - Psychological harassment - Article 12 of the Staff Regulations - Duty of care- Principle of sound administration - Disciplinary proceedings - Disciplinary measure - Written warning - Rights of the defence and principle of the right to be heard)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Z (Luxembourg, Luxembourg) (represented: initially by L. Levi and M. Vandenbussche, lawyers, subsequently by F. Rollinger, lawyer)

Defendant: Court of Justice of the European Union (represented by: A. V. Placco, Agent)


Application for annulment of the decision to transfer the applicant in the interest of the service to another directorate and an order that the defendant pay compensation for non-material loss.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the actions in Joined Cases F-88/09 and F-48/10;

Orders Z to bear three-quarters of his own costs in Case F-88/09 and to bear his own costs and to pay those incurred by the Court of Justice of the European Union in Case F-48/10;

Orders the Court of Justice of the European Union to bear its own costs and to pay a quarter of those incurred by Z in Case F-88/09.


1 - OJ C 24, 30.1.2010, p. 80.