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CJEU - C 566/10 / Judgment

Italy v Commission

Deciding Body type:
Court of Justice of the European Union
Deciding Body:
European Court of Justice
Type:
Decision
Decision date:
27/11/2012
Key facts of the case:
 
By its appeal, the Italian Republic seeks to have set aside the judgment of the General Court of the European Union of 13 September 2010 in Joined Cases T‑166/07 and T‑285/07 (‘the judgment under appeal’) by which the General Court dismissed the actions brought by the Italian Republic seeking annulment of the notices of open competitions EPSO/AD/94/07 to constitute a reserve pool of Administrators (AD 5) in the field of information, communication and the media (OJ 2007 C 45 A, p. 3), EPSO/AST/37/07 to constitute a reserve pool of Assistants (AST 3) in the field of communication and information (OJ 2007 C 45 A, p. 15) and EPSO/AD/95/07 to constitute a reserve pool of Administrators (AD 5) in the field of information science (library/documentation) (OJ 2007 C 103 A, p. 7).
 
Results (sanctions) and key consequences of the case:
 
The Court (Grand Chamber) hereby:
  1. Sets aside the judgment of the General Court of the European Union of 13 September 2010 in Joined Cases T‑166/07 and T‑285/07;
  2. Annuls the notices of open competitions EPSO/AD/94/07 to constitute a reserve pool of Administrators (AD 5) in the field of information, communication and the media, EPSO/AST/37/07 to constitute a reserve pool of Assistants (AST 3) in the field of communication and information and EPSO/AD/95/07 to constitute a reserve pool of Administrators (AD 5) in the field of information science (library/documentation);
  3. Orders the European Commission to pay the costs of the Italian Republic and to bear its own costs in both sets of proceedings; 
  4. Orders the Hellenic Republic and the Republic of Lithuania to bear their own costs.