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CJEU Case C-70/19 P / Judgment

European Commission v HM

Policy area:
Employment and social policy
Deciding Body type:
Court of Justice of the European Union
Deciding Body:
Court (Eight Chamber)
Type:
Decision
Decision date:
09/07/2020
ECLI:
ECLI:EU:C:2020:544

Key facts of the case:

Appeal – Civil service – Officials – Recruitment – Notice of competition EPSO/AST-SC/03/15 – Refusal to allow participation in the assessment tests – Request for review – Email of the European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) – EPSO’s failure to send the request for review to the selection board of the competition – Ground for refusal – Out of time – Classification of EPSO’s email – Decision to reject the request for review – Powers – No legal basis – Setting aside.

Outcome of the case:

Par ces motifs, la Cour (huitième chambre) déclare et arrête :

  1. L’arrêt du Tribunal de l’Union européenne du 21 novembre 2018, HM/Commission (T‑587/16, EU:T:2018:818), est annulé.
  2. L’affaire est renvoyée devant le Tribunal de l’Union européenne.
  3. Les dépens sont réservés.