Key facts of the case:
By his appeal, Mr Ayadi requests the Court to set aside the order of the General Court of the European Union of 31 January 2012 in Case T‑527/09 Ayadi v Commission (‘the order under appeal’), by which the General Court held that there was no longer any need to adjudicate on the action which he had brought for annulment of Commission Regulation (EC) No 954/2009 of 13 October 2009 amending for the 114th time Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with Usama bin Laden, the Al-Qaida network and the Taliban (OJ 2009 L 269, p. 20; ‘the regulation at issue’) in so far as that act concerned him.
Results (sanctions) and key consequences of the case:
The Court (Tenth Chamber) hereby:
- Sets aside the order of the General Court of the European Union of 31 January 2012 in Case T‑527/09 Ayadi v Commission in so far as the order decides that there is no longer any need to adjudicate on the action for annulment brought before the General Court by Mr Chafiq Ayadi;
- Refers the case back to the General Court of the European Union for it to rule again on Mr Chafiq Ayadi’s action for annulment;
- Reserves the costs.