The Constitutional Court awarded court costs of €4,000 in favor of the respondent
The Supreme Constitutional Court, as a Second Instance Jurisdiction, in a unanimous decision rejected the appeal (no. 49/2017) of Sokratis Sokratos against the decision of the Administrative Court which validated the promotion, after a review, to the permanent position of Director General of the House of Representatives of Vasiliki Anastasiadou, validating the first instance decision.
The Court also partially accepted an appeal by Giannakis Georgiadis against another decision of the Administrative Court on the appointment of Vasiliki Anastasiadou, in which the parties was Mr. Georgiadis against the Republic of Cyprus, through the Public Service Commission.
The Constitutional Court notes that the partial success of the Georgiadis appeal does not alter its essence as an appeal that has succeeds and sets aside the first instance decision to the corresponding extent. He further gave instructions to refer the appeal no. 6045/13 to the Administrative Court for adjudication of the remaining issue,
The Constitutional Court awarded court costs of €4,000 in favor of the respondent and against the appellant in the dismissed appeal and the same amount in favor of the appellant and against the appellant in the partially successful appeal.