Judgment of the General Court (Fifth Chamber, Extended Composition) of 25 September 2018

Maria Psara and Others v European Parliament

Access to documents — Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 — European Parliament — Expenditure by Members of the Parliament of their allowances — Refusal to grant access — Non-existent documents — Personal data — Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 — Need to transfer the data — Specific and individual examination — Partial access — Excessive administrative burden — Obligation to state reasons

Cases T-639/15 to T-666/15 and T-94/16


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
14/12/2018 Psara v Parliament
Judgment
ECLI:EU:T:2018:602
25/09/2018 Psara v Parliament
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:T:2018:602
25/09/2018 Psara v Parliament
Application (OJ)
22/01/2016 Psara v Parliament
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

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Systematic classification scheme

1.
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.03 Right of public access to documents
    2.03.01 Scope
      2.03.01.00 General
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.03 Right of public access to documents
    2.03.01 Scope
      2.03.01.00 General
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.04 Protection of personal data by the EU institutions
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.03 Right of public access to documents
    2.03.02 Exceptions
      2.03.02.02 Absolute exceptions
        2.03.02.02.02 Protection of privacy and the integrity of the individual
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.04 Protection of personal data by the EU institutions
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.03 Right of public access to documents
    2.03.02 Exceptions
      2.03.02.02 Absolute exceptions
        2.03.02.02.02 Protection of privacy and the integrity of the individual
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.04 Protection of personal data by the EU institutions
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.03 Right of public access to documents
    2.03.02 Exceptions
      2.03.02.01 Principles
        2.03.02.01.03 Concrete, individual examination of the documents
          2.03.02.01.03.02 Exceptions to the obligation to carry out a concrete, individual examination
            2.03.02.01.03.02.02 General presumptions of confidentiality by reference to categories of documents
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.03 Right of public access to documents
    2.03.02 Exceptions
      2.03.02.01 Principles
        2.03.02.01.04 Partial access
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.03 Right of public access to documents
    2.03.02 Exceptions
      2.03.02.01 Principles
        2.03.02.01.02 Obligation to state reasons


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References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

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Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 13/11/2015

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

25/09/2018


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 16 from 14.01.2019, p.36

Application: OJ C 48 from 08.02.2016, p.53

Name of the parties

Psara v Parliament

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Péraldi Leneuf, Fabienne: Protection des données personnelles, Europe 2018 Décembre Comm. nº 12 p.12-14 (FR)
  2. Tassis, Spyros: Prosopika dedomena kai dimosiografikos elegchos : simeioma, Dikaio Meson Enimerosis & Epikoinonias 2019 p.266-267 (EL)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

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Subject-matter

  • Provisions governing the institutions
  • - Access to documents

Provisions of national law referred to

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Provisions of international law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Actions for annulment : dismissal on substantive grounds

Formation of the Court

cinquième chambre élargie (Tribunal)

Judge-Rapporteur

Labucka

Advocate General

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Language(s) of the Case

  • English

Language(s) of the Opinion

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