Language of document :

Order of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 14 December 2007 - Steinmetz v Commission

(Case F-131/06) 1

(Staff cases - Officials - Amicable settlement - Performance of an agreement - Refusal to reimburse expenditure in connection with a mission - Manifest inadmissibility - No legal interest in bringing proceedings - Apportioning costs - Unreasonable and vexatious costs)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Robert Steinmetz (Luxembourg, Luxembourg) (represented by: J. Choucroun, lawyer)

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


Application for annulment of the Commission's decision of 21 February 2005 not to give full effect to the amicable settlement reached between the parties in Case T-155/05, which was brought before the Court of First Instance of the European Communities.

Operative part of the order

1.    The action is dismissed as manifestly inadmissible.

2.    Mr Steinmetz is ordered to bear his own costs, with the exception of an amount of EUR 500.

3.    In addition to its own costs, the Commission of the European Communities is ordered to bear Mr Steinmetz's costs in the sum of EUR 500.


1 - OJ C 326, 30.12.06, p. 86.