Official Journal of the European Union

C 301/29

Judgment of the General Court of 11 July 2018 — CLF v Parliament

(Case T-54/17) (1)

((Institutional law - European Parliament - Decision awarding a grant to a political party - Pre-financing set at 33 % of the maximum amount of the grant awarded - Obligation to provide a bank pre-financing guarantee - Financial Regulation - Rules of Application of the Financial Regulation - Regulation (EC) No 2004/2003 on the regulations governing political parties at European level and the rules regarding their funding - Proportionality - Equal treatment))

(2018/C 301/38)

Language of the case: German


Applicant: Coalition for Life and Family (CLF) (Brussels, Belgium) (represented by: P. Richter, lawyer)

Defendant: European Parliament (represented by: N. Görlitz, C. Burgos and S. Alves, acting as Agents)


Application on the basis of Article 263 TFEU seeking the annulment in part of Decision FINS-2017-16 of the European Parliament of 12 December 2016 concerning the award of a grant to the applicant, in so far as that decision restricts the pre-financing to 33 % of the maximum amount of the grant and makes its payment subject to the provision of a bank guarantee.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:


Dismisses the action;


Orders Coalition for Life and Family (CLF) to pay the costs.

(1)  OJ C 78, 13.3.2017.