Action brought on 18 December 2012 – ZZ v Commission

(Case F-153/12)

Language of the case: French

Parties

Applicant: ZZ (represented by: M. Kerger, lawyer)

Defendant: European Commission

Subject-matter and description of the proceedings

Application for annulment of the decision refusing entitlement to the household allowance and the survivor’s pension for the applicant’s partner

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Tribunal should:

Annul the decision of 25 September 2012;

Declare illegal and annul Article 1(2)(c)(iv) of Annex VII to the Staff Regulations on the grounds that it is discriminatory;

Declare illegal and annul the first paragraph of Article 17 of Annex VIII to the Staff Regulations;

Rule that the applicant is entitled to the household allowance with retroactive effect from 13 December 2011 and is entitled to the survivor’s pension for his partner;

Make any other appropriate orders;

Order the Commission to pay all the costs.