Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Second Chamber) of 10 September 2009 - Behmer v European Parliament

(Case F-16/08) 1

(Officials - Procedure for the award of merit points at the European Parliament - Infringement of the obligation to state reasons - Statement of reasons given in the course of the procedure)

Language of the case: French

Parties

Applicant: Joachim Behmer (Brussels, Belgium) (represented by: S. Orlandi, A. Coolen, J.-N. Louis and É. Marchal, lawyers)

Defendant: European Parliament (represented by: C. Burgos and R. Ignătescu, Agents)

Re:

Action for annulment of the decision to award the applicant two merit points for the years 2004 and 2006.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Declares that it is not necessary to rule on the action in so far as it is directed against the decision of the European Parliament of 4 June 2007 awarding Mr Behmer two merit points in respect of the year 2004;

annuls the decision of the European Parliament of 26 June 2007 awarding Mr Behmer two merit points in respect of the year 2006;

orders the European Parliament to bear its own costs and to pay one half of the costs incurred by Mr Behmer;

orders Mr Behmer to bear one half of his own costs.

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1 - OJ 2008 C 116, p. 32.