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26.9.

98 EN Official Journal of the European Communities C 299/35

represented by Annetje-Theckla Ottow, of the Amsterdam ORDER OF THE COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE
Bar, with an address for service in Luxembourg at the of 8 July 1998
Chambers of Claude Medernach, 8Ð10, rue Mathias
Hardt, against the Commission of the European in Joined Cases T-85/94 (92) and T-85/94 (122) (92):
Communities (Agents: Hendrik Van Lier, Marc van der EugeÂnio Branco Lda v. Commission of the European
Woude and Rita Wezembeek-Geuke) Ð application for Communities (1)
annulment of the Commission's decision of 8 April 1997
(Taxation of costs)
addressed to the Kingdom of the Netherlands and
concerning an application for repayment of import duties (98/C 299/62)
Ð the Court of First Instance (Third Chamber), composed
of: V. Tiili, President, C. P. BrieÈt, and A. Potocki, Judges;
(Language of the case: Portuguese)
A. Mair, Administrator, for the Registrar, has given a
judgment on 16 July 1998 in which it:
In Cases T-85/94 (92) and T-85/94 (122) (92) EugeÂnio
1. annuls the Commission's decision of 8 April 1997 Branco Lda, established in Lisbon, represented by Bolota
addressed to the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Belchior of the Vila Nova de Gaia Bar, with an address for
concerning an application for repayment of import service in Luxembourg at the Chambers of Jacques
duties; Schroeder, 6, rue Heine, against the Commission of the
European Communities (Agents: Francisco de Sousa
Fialho and Knut Simonsson) Ð application for costs to be
2. orders the Commission to pay the costs. taxed following the Court's judgments in Branco v.
Commission (T-85/94 [1995] ECR II-45) and Commission
(1) OJ C 252, 16.8.1997. v. Branco (T-85/94 (122) [1995] ECR II-2993) Ð the
Court of First Instance (Third Chamber), composed of: V.
Tiili, President, and C. P. BrieÈt and A. Potocki, Judges; H.
Jung, Registrar, has made an order on 8 July 1998 in
which it:

JUDGMENT OF THE COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE 1. joins Cases T-85/94 (92) and T-85/94 (122) (92) for
(Fifth Chamber) the purpose of this order;
of 14 July 1998
in Case T-219/97: Anita Brems v. Council of the 2. fixes at PTE 3 500 000, plus VAT if appropriate, the
European Union (1) total amount of costs recoverable in Cases T-85/94
and T-85/94 (122).
(Officials Ð Action for annulment Ð Thermal cure Ð
Article 59 of the Staff Regulations Ð Sick leave Ð Special
(1) OJ C 120, 30.4.1994.
leave)
(98/C 299/61)

(Language of the case: French)

In Case T-219/97: Anita Brems, an official of the Council ORDER OF THE COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE
of the European Union, represented by Jean-NoeÈl Louis, of 15 July 1998
Thierry Demaseure and Ariane Tornel, of the Brussels Bar,
with an address for service in Luxembourg at Fiduciaire in Case T-155/95: LPN and GEOTA v. Commission of the
Myson SA Á RL, 30, rue de Cessange, against the Council of European Communities (1)
the European Union (Agents: TheÂreÁse Blanchet and Martin (Inadmissibility)
Bauer) Ð application for the annulment of decisions of
the Council refusing to grant to the applicant all her sick (98/C 299/63)
leave from 24 May to 8 June 1996 Ð the Court of First
Instance (Fifth Chamber), composed of J. Azizi, President,
(Language of the case: Portuguese)
R. García-Valdecasas and M. Jaeger, Judges; J. Palacio
GonzaÂlez, Administrator, for the Registrar, gave a
judgment on 14 July 1998, in which it: In Case T-155/95, LPN, Liga para ProteccËaÄo da Natureza
and GEOTA, Grupo de Estudos do Ordenamento do Ter-
1. dismisses the application; ritório e do Ambiente, both established in Lisbon,
represented by Agostinho Pereira de Miranda, Rui Amen-
doeira, Jose Cunhal Sendim and Paula Gomes Freire, of
2. orders the parties to bear their own costs. the Lisbon Bar, with chambers at Avenida António
Augusto Aguiar, 27, 2.o, Dt.o, Lisbon, against the
(1) OJ C 318, 18.10.1997. Commission of the European Communities (Agents:
António Caeiro and Günter Wilms), supported by the
Portuguese Republic (Agents: Luís Fernandes and Angelo
C 299/36 EN Official Journal of the European Communities 26.9.98

CortesaÄo SeicËa Neves) Ð application for the annulment of Action brought on 10 July 1998 by Svend Bech Kristensen
the Commission decision of 21 December 1994 granting against the Council of the European Union
funding under Council Regulation (EC) No 1164/94 of (Case T-103/98)
16 May 1995 establishing a Cohesion Fund (2) for Project
No 94/10/65/005 concerning the construction of a new (98/C 299/65)
road bridge across the Tagus in the Lisbon region of
Portugal Ð the Court of First Instance (Fifth Chamber),
composed of: J. Azizi, President, R. García-Valdecasas and (Language of the case: French)
M. Jaeger, Judges; Registrar: H. Jung, made an order on
15 July 1998 in which it:
An action against the Council of the European Union was
brought before the Court of First Instance of the European
1. dismisses the application as manifestly inadmissible; Communities on 10 July 1998 by Svend Bech Kristensen,
resident in Waterloo, Belgium, represented by Jean-NoeÈl
2. orders the applicants to bear their own costs and, Louis, VeÂronique Leclercq, Ariane Tornel and FrancËoise
jointly and severally to pay those incurred by the Parmentier, of the Brussels Bar, with an address for service
Commission; in Luxembourg at the offices of Fiduciaire Myson SARL,
30, rue de Cessange.

3. orders the Portuguese Republic to bear its own costs.
The applicant claims that the Court should:
(1) OJ C 286, 28.10.1995.
(2) OJ L 130, 25.5.1994, p. 1.
Ð annul the Council decision of 6 October 1997 refusing
the request for refund of that part of the pension
rights transferred to the Community pension scheme
which was not taken into consideration in the
calculation of the pensionable service to be taken into
account pursuant to Article 11(2) of Annex VIII to the
ORDER OF THE COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE Staff Regulations,
(Fourth Chamber)
of 8 July 1998 Ð order the Council to pay the costs.
in Case T-200/95 X. v. Commission of the European
Communities (1)
Pleas in law and main arguments adduced in support:
(Officials Ð Time limit for submitting a complaint Ð
Manifest inadmissibility)
The applicant, a Council official of Danish nationality,
(98/C 299/64) challenges the decision of the Director-General for
Administration and Protocol of 6 October 1997 rejecting
(Language of the case: Greek) his request for a refund of that part of the sum paid to the
institution by the Danish pension schemes, on the transfer
In Case T-200/95: X., a former official of the Commission of his pension rights acquired in Denmark, which could
of the European Communities, residing in Brussels, not be taken into account in the calculation of the number
represented by Georges A. Sakellaropoulos, of the Athens of years of pensionable service to be credited under the
Bar, with an address for service in Luxembourg at the Community pension scheme.
Chambers of Aloyse May, 31, Grand'Rue, against the
Commission of the European Communities (Agents: Maria
In support of his claims he contends:
Condou and Ana Maria Alves Vieira) Ð application for
annulment of a decision refusing the applicant admission
to the Commission's buildings following the adoption of a Ð that Article 11(1) and (2) of Annex VIII to the Staff
decision removing him from his post and also for Regulations has been infringed. Under that provision
compensation for the loss suffered in that connection Ð an official is entitled on establishment to have paid to
the Court (Fourth Chamber), composed of: P. Lindh, the Communities either the actuarial equivalent or the
President of the Chamber, and K. Lenaerts and J. D. flat-rate redemption value of retirement pension rights
Cooke, Judges; H. Jung, Registrar, has made an order on acquired before his entry into service. In the
8 July in which it: applicant's view, that is a mandatory duty not
allowing the exercise of any discretion as to the
1. dismisses the application as manifestly inadmissible; appropriateness of taking into account the whole or
part of the amount of the pension rights transferred by
the official,
2. orders the parties to bear their own costs.

(1) OJ C 351, 30.12.1995. Ð that the third indent of Article 10(3) of the general
provisions implementing Article 11 of Annex VIII to
the Staff Regulations is unlawful inasmuch as it lays