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Notice for the OJ

 

     JUDGMENT OF THE COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE

     14 May 2002

in Case T-80/00: Associação Comercial de Aveiro v Commission of the European Communities(1)

    (Social policy ( European Social Fund ( Application for annulment ( Reduction of financial assistance ( Statement of reasons ( Principle of proportionality ( Assessment of facts)

    (Language of the case: Portuguese)

In Case T-80/00, Associação Comercial de Aveiro, established in Aveiro (Portugal), represented by J. Amaral e Almeida and B. Diniz de Ayala, lawyers, with an address for service in Luxembourg, v Commission of the European Communities (Agents: H. Speyart and M. França): Application for annulment of Commission Decision C(99) 3684 of 30 November 1999 reducing the European Social Fund assistance granted in the framework of project No 890365/P 1 to Associação Comercial de Aveiro, the Court of First Instance (Fifth Chamber), composed of: J.D. Cooke, President, R. García-Valdecasas and P. Lindh, Judges; J. Plingers, Administrator, for the Registrar, has given a judgment on 14 May 2002, in which it:

1.Annuls Commission Decision C(96) 3684 of 30 November 1999 reducing the European Social Fund assistance granted to the Associação Comercial de Aveiro in the context of project No 890365/P 1 in so far as it reduces the amount of the services invoiced by SI, ( Sistemas de Informação Ldª under subheading 14.3.9, hire and rental charges;

2.Dismisses the remainder of the application;

3.Orders the Commission to bear its own costs and to pay one third of those incurred by the applicant;

4.Orders the applicant to bear two thirds of its own costs.

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