Judgment No. 786
THE COMPLAINT IS DISMISSED.
"If a decision is taken, not within the 60 days, but at least before the complaint is filed, the complainant may not allege an implied decision [...] There is the case in which the Appeals Committee fails to report within a reasonable lapse of time: the staff member may then allege an implied decision."
implied decision; failure to answer claim; late decision; receivability of the complaint; internal remedies exhausted; time limit; reasonable time