DALLI TURNS TO COURT.

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Former Health Commissioner John Dalli filed proceedings with the EU General Court (Case T-562/12)afor annulment of the "termination of office" decision. Dalli is claiming damages from the European Commission for material losses and moral injury. He resigned on 16 October 2012. Based on a report by the EU's Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), Dalli was suspected of covering up a corruption attempt. An investigation is ongoing in Malta. The former commissioner's claim at the Luxembourg court is that Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso did not have jurisdiction to make his decision since under the treaty (Articles 245 and 247) it is the court - after the Council or the Commission have brought proceedings - that...

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