Hecq v Commission: ECJ 14 Dec 1988

ECJ An act which is no more than a management decision, such as a reassignment of duties within an administrative unit, which does not affect an official’ s position under the Staff Regulations or infringe the principle that the post to which an official is assigned should correspond to his grade, does not constitute an act adversely affecting the official within the meaning of Article 25 of the Staff Regulations.
Such an act falls within the discretionary power which each administration has to allocate duties among the members of its staff . The administration is not in that case obliged to give the official concerned a hearing or to state the grounds on which the decision is based .


C-280/87, [1988] EUECJ C-280/87






Updated: 23 May 2022; Ref: scu.134715