|Civil Service Tribunal
|"Decisions are appealed to||"General Court|
|No. of positions||7|
|Currently||Sean Van Raepenbusch|
This article is part of a series on the
The European Union Civil Service Tribunal was a specialised court within the "Court of Justice of the European Union. It was established on 2 December 2005. It ceased to exist on 1 September 2016.
The "Treaty of Nice provides for the creation of judicial panels in certain specific areas. This provision is later amended and codified in Article 257 ("specialised courts") of the "Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union by the "Treaty of Lisbon:
The European Parliament and the Council, acting in accordance with the ordinary legislative procedure, may establish specialised courts attached to the General Court to hear and determine at first instance certain classes of action or proceeding brought in specific areas. The European Parliament and the Council shall act by means of regulations either on a proposal from the Commission after consultation of the Court of Justice or at the request of the Court of Justice after consultation of the Commission. [...]
The "Council of the European Union on 2 November 2004, adopted on that basis a decision establishing the European Union Civil Service Tribunal. The new specialised court, composed of seven judges, is called upon to adjudicate in disputes between the European Union and "its civil service, a jurisdiction until 2005 was exercised by the "General Court. Its decisions will be subject to "appeal on questions of law only to the General Court and, in exceptional cases, to review by the "European Court of Justice.
|Year||Presidents of the Civil Service Tribunal|
|2005–2011||" "Paul J. Mahoney|
|2011–2016||" Sean Van Raepenbusch|
|Judge since||Member state||Members of the Civil Service Tribunal|
|2011||"Belgium||Sean Van Raepenbusch|