Order of the Civil Service Tribunal (1st Chamber) of 3 May 2016 — Noël v Commission

(Case F-31/12) 1

(Civil service — Officials — Pensions — Article 11(2) of Annex VIII to the Staff Regulations — Pension rights acquired, prior to entering the service of the EU, under a national pension scheme — Transfer to the EU pension scheme — Initial proposal concerning the crediting of pensionable years, made by the appointing authority and accepted by the person concerned — Withdrawal of that proposal — New proposal based on new general implementing provisions — Objection of inadmissibility — Concept of an act having adverse effect — Article 83 of the Rules of Procedure)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Marc Noël (Bergen, the Netherlands) (represented by: initially, D. de Abreu Caldas, A. Coolen, J.-N. Louis, É. Marchal and S. Orlandi, lawyers, then D. de Abreu Caldas, J.-N. Louis and S. Orlandi, lawyers, and lastly, J.-N. Louis, lawyer)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: initially, D. Martin and J. Baquero Cruz, Agents, then J. Currall and G. Gattinara, Agents, then G. Gattinara, Agent, and lastly, G. Gattinara and F. Simonetti, Agents)


Application for annulment of the decisions to transfer the pension rights acquired prior to entering the service of the Commission on the basis of the PMO’s recalculated proposition.

Operative part of the order

1.    The action is dismissed as inadmissible.

2.    Marc Noël shall bear his own costs and pay the costs incurred by the European Commission.


1 OJ C 133, 5/5/2012, p. 31.