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Document 42017D1543

Decision (EU, Euratom) 2017/1543 of the Representatives of the Governments of the Member States of 6 September 2017 appointing a Judge to the General Court

OJ L 236, 14.9.2017, p. 22–22 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2017/1543/oj

14.9.2017   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 236/22


DECISION (EU, Euratom) 2017/1543 OF THE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE GOVERNMENTS OF THE MEMBER STATES

of 6 September 2017

appointing a Judge to the General Court

THE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE GOVERNMENTS OF THE MEMBER STATES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Article 19 thereof,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, and in particular Articles 254 and 255 thereof,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community, and in particular Article 106a(1) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Article 48 of Protocol No 3 on the Statute of the Court of Justice of the European Union, as amended by Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2015/2422 of the European Parliament and of the Council (1), provides that the General Court consists of 47 Judges as from 1 September 2016. Point (b) of Article 2 of that Regulation fixes the term of office of the seven additional Judges in such a way that the end of their term of office corresponds to the partial replacements of the General Court which will take place on 1 September 2019 and 1 September 2022.

(2)

It is on that basis that Mr Geert DE BAERE has been nominated for the post of additional Judge of the General Court.

(3)

The panel set up under Article 255 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union has given an opinion on the suitability of Mr Geert DE BAERE to perform the duties of Judge of the General Court.

(4)

Mr Geert DE BAERE should therefore be appointed for the period from the date of entry into force of this Decision to 31 August 2022,

HAVE ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

Mr Geert DE BAERE is hereby appointed Judge of the General Court for the period from the date of entry into force of this Decision to 31 August 2022.

Article 2

This Decision shall enter into force on the day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Done at Brussels, 6 September 2017.

The President

K. TAEL


(1)  Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2015/2422 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2015 amending Protocol No 3 on the Statute of the Court of Justice of the European Union (OJ L 341, 24.12.2015, p. 14).


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