Judgment No. 29
THE COMPLAINT IS DISMISSED.
"In fact, the term 'acquired rights' has no other import than that, up to the date of amending the Regulations in force, there shall be no interference with the application of the said Regulations to an official and that the amended Regulations shall have no retrospective effect."
acquired right; non-retroactivity; staff regulations and rules; amendment to the rules; enforcement; provision; definition
"The hearing of the witness called by the Tribunal on the request of the complainant as a result of which the complainant purported to show that there was a concerted hostile attitude of a political nature against him, has not resulted in any such proof but has only shown that certain frivolous and slanderous allegations were brought in issue, while no misuse of authority has been proved."
lack of evidence; testimony; oral proceedings; misuse of authority; bias
"Having heard the parties in public hearings [...] as well as [the] Deputy Director-General, as a witness on oath [...]."
oath; testimony; oral proceedings