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Order of the Civil Service Tribunal (3rd Chamber) of 12 April 2016 — Beiner v Commission

(Case F-135/15) 1

(Civil service — Competition — Eligibility conditions — Professional experience — Selection board’s decision not to allow the applicant to sit the competition — Manifest error of assessment)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Laurent Beiner (Knutange, France) (represented by: B. Sahki, lawyer)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: G. Gattinara and F. Simonetti, Agents)


Annulment of the decision of the selection board in Competition EPSO/AST/130/14 not to admit the applicant to the assessment stage, on the ground that he did not have the required level of studies and professional experience of a minimum of six years related to the nature of the work.

Operative part of the order

The action is dismissed as in part manifestly inadmissible and in part manifestly unfounded.

Mr Laurent Beiner shall bear his own costs and is ordered to pay the costs incurred by the European Commission.


1 OJ C 7 of 11/01/2016, p. 37.