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Consolidated text: Council Regulation (EC) No 499/96 of 19 March 1996 opening and providing for the administration of tariff quotas of the Union for certain fish and fishery products originating in Iceland

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1996R0499 — EN — 01.08.2016 — 005.001


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COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) No 499/96

of 19 March 1996

►M3  opening and providing for the administration of tariff quotas of the Union for certain fish and fishery products originating in Iceland ◄

(OJ L 075 23.3.1996, p. 8)

Amended by:

 

 

Official Journal

  No

page

date

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COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) No 1921/2004 of 25 October 2004

  L 331

5

5.11.2004

 M2

COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1314/2007 of 8 November 2007

  L 291

13

9.11.2007

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 185/2011 of 25 February 2011

  L 53

36

26.2.2011

 M4

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) No 725/2014 of 30 June 2014

  L 192

40

1.7.2014

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/1219 of 26 July 2016

  L 201

2

27.7.2016




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COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) No 499/96

of 19 March 1996

►M3  opening and providing for the administration of tariff quotas of the Union for certain fish and fishery products originating in Iceland ◄



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Article 1

1.  When products originating in Iceland listed in the Annex are put into free circulation in the European Union, they shall be eligible for exemption of customs duties within the limits of the tariff quotas, during the periods and in accordance with the provisions set out in this Regulation.

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3.  Protocol 3 to the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Republic of Iceland concerning the definition of the concept of ‘originating products’ and methods of administrative cooperation, as amended by Decision of the EU-Iceland Joint Committee No 1/2016, shall apply ( 1 ).

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4.  The benefit of the tariff quotas with order numbers 09.0792 and 09.0812 shall not be granted for goods declared for release for free circulation during the period 15 February to 15 June.

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Article 2

The tariff quotas set out in this Regulation shall be managed in accordance with Articles 49 to 54 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/2447 ( 2 ).

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Article 4

Each Member State shall guarantee importers of the products in question equal and continuous access to the quotas as long as the balance of the corresponding quota volume allows.

Article 5

1.  The provisions necessary for the application of this Regulation, in particular:

(a) the amendments and technical adaptations, in so far as necessary, arising from amendments of the combined nomenclature and Taric codes;

(b) the necessary adaptations resulting from the conclusion by the Council of protocols or Exchanges of Letters between the Community and Iceland in the framework of the Agreement referred to in this Regulation;

(c) the prorogation of tariff measures conforming to the provisions contained in the Agreement referred to in this Regulation;

(d) the necessary adaptations of volumes, periods and quota duty arising from decisions adopted by the Council; and

(e) the amendments to this Regulation necessary for the putting into practice of any other act within the framework of the Agreement referred to in this Regulation

shall be adopted in accordance with the procedure laid down in Article 6 (2).

2.  The provisions adopted pursuant to paragraph 1 shall not authorize the Commission to:

 carry over a balance of preferential quantities from one quota period to another,

 modify the timetable laid out in the agreements or protocols,

 transfer quantities from one quota to another,

 open and manage quotas resulting from new agreements,

 adopt legislation effecting the management of quotas which are the subject of certificates of importation.

Article 6

1.  The Commission shall be assisted by the Customs Code Committee set up by Article 247 of Regulation (EEC) No 2913/92 ( 3 ).

2.  The representative of the Commission shall submit to the Committee a draft of the measures to be taken. The Committee shall deliver its opinion on a draft within a time limit which the chairman may lay down according to the urgency of the matter. The opinion shall be delivered by the majority laid down in Article 148 (2) of the Treaty in the case of decisions which the Council is required to adopt on a proposal from the Commission. The votes of the representatives of the Member States within the Committee shall be weighted in the manner set out in that Article. The chairman shall not vote.

The Commission shall adopt the measures, which shall apply immediately. However, if these measures are not in accordance with the opinion of the Committee, they shall be communicated by the Commission to the Council forthwith. In that event:

 the Commission shall defer application of the measures which it has decided for three months from the date of such communication,

 the Council, acting by qualified majority, may take a different decision within the period referred to in the first paragraph.

3.  The Committee may examine any question concerning the application of this Regulation which is raised by its chairman either on his own initiative or at the request of a Member State.

Article 7

Member States and the Commission shall cooperate closely in order to ensure that this Regulation is complied with.

Article 8

This Regulation shall enter into force on the day following its publication in the Official Journal of the European Communities.

It shall apply from 1 January 1995.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

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ANNEX

Notwithstanding the rules for the interpretation of the Combined Nomenclature, the wording for the description of the products is to be considered as having no more than an indicative value, the preferential scheme being determined, within the context of this Annex, by the coverage of the CN codes as they exist at the time of adoption of this Regulation. Where ex CN codes are indicated, the preferential scheme is to be determined by application of the CN code and corresponding description taken together.



Order No

CN code

TARIC subdivision

Description of products

Quota period

Quota volume (in tonnes net weight unless otherwise specified)

Quota duty (%)

09.0792

ex 0303 51 00

10

20

Herring (Clupea harengus, Clupea pallasii), frozen, excluding livers and roes, for industrial manufacture (1) (2)

From 1.1 to 31.12

950

0

09.0812

0303 51 00

 

Herring (Clupea harengus, Clupea pallasii), frozen, excluding livers and roes (2)

From 1.8.2016 to 30.4.2017

1 050

0

From 1.5.2017 to 30.4.2018

1 400

From 1.5.2018 to 30.4.2019

1 400

From 1.5.2019 to 30.4.2020

1 400

From 1.5.2020 to 30.4.2021

1 400

09.0793

0302 13 00

0302 14 00

0304 41 00

0304 81 00

 

Fresh or chilled fish (excluding livers and roes) and fresh or chilled or frozen fillets of:

Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha, Oncorhynchus keta, Oncorhynchus tschawytscha, Oncorhynchus kisutch, Oncorhynchus masou and Oncorhynchus rhodurus), Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and Danube salmon (Hucho hucho)

From 1.1 to 31.12

50

0

09.0794

 

 

Fresh or chilled:

From 1.1 to 31.12

250

0

0302 23 00

 

Sole (Solea spp.)

0302 24 00

0302 29

 

Turbot (Psetta maxima), megrim (Lepidorhombus spp.) and other flat fish

ex 0302 56 00

10

Blue whiting (Micromesistius poutassou)

 

 

Frozen:

0303 32 00

 

Plaice (Pleuronectes platessa)

0303 55 30

 

Chilean jack mackerel (Trachurus murphyi)

ex 0303 55 90

90

Other fish, excluding horse mackerel (scad) (Caranx trachurus)

0303 56 00

 

Cobia (Rachycentron canadum)

0303 69 90

0303 89 90

 

Other fish

0303 82 00

 

Rays and skates (Rajidae)

0303 83 00

 

Toothfish (Dissostichus spp.)

0303 84 90

 

Sea bass other than European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax)

0303 89 55

 

Gilt-head sea bream (Sparus aurata)

 

 

Fresh or chilled fillets of:

0304 31 00

 

Tilapia (Oreochromis spp.)

0304 32 00

 

Catfish (Pangasius spp., Silurus spp., Clarias spp., Ictalurus spp.)

0304 33 00

 

Nile perch (Lates niloticus)

0304 39 00

 

Carp (Cyprinus carpio, Carassius carassius, Ctenopharyngodon idellus, Hypophthalmichthys spp., Cirrhinus spp., Mylopharyngodon piceus), eels (Anguilla spp.) and snakeheads (Channa spp.)

0304 42 50

 

Trout of the species Oncorhynchus apache or Oncorhynchus chrysogaster

0304 49 10

 

Other freshwater fish

0304 43 00

 

Flat fish (Pleuronectidae, Bothidae, Cynoglossidae, Soleidae, Scophthalmide and Citharidae)

0304 44 30

 

Coalfish (Pollachius virens)

0304 44 90

 

Other fish of the families Bregmacerotidae, Euclichthyidae, Gadidae, Macrouridae, Melanonidae, Merlucciidae, Moridae and Muraenolepididae, excluding cod (Gadus morhua, Gadus ogac, Gadus macrocephalus) and fish of the species Boreogadus saida

0304 45 00

 

Swordfish (Xiphias gladius)

0304 46 00

 

Toothfish (Dissostichus spp.)

0304 49 50

 

Redfish (Sebastes spp.)

ex 0304 49 90

30

40

50

60

70

90

Other fish excluding herring and mackerel

 

 

Fish meat (whether or not minced), fresh or chilled of:

0304 53 00

 

Fish of the families Bregmacerotidae, Euclichthyidae, Gadidae, Macrouridae, Melanonidae, Merlucciidae, Moridae and Muraenolepididae

0304 54 00

 

Swordfish (Xiphias gladius)

0304 55 00

 

Toothfish (Dissostichus spp.)

0304 59 90

 

Other fish, excluding freshwater fish and flaps of herring

 

 

Frozen fillets of:

0304 61 00

 

Tilapia (Oreochromis spp.)

0304 62 00

 

Catfish (Pangasius spp., Silurus spp., Clarias spp., Ictalurus spp.)

0304 63 00

 

Nile perch (Lates niloticus)

0304 69 00

 

Carp (Cyprinus carpio, Carassius carassius, Ctenopharyngodon idellus, Hypophthalmichthys spp., Cirrhinus spp., Mylopharyngodon piceus), eels (Anguilla spp.) and snakeheads (Channa spp.)

0304 82 50

 

Trout of the species Oncorhynchus apache or Oncorhynchus chrysogaster

0304 89 10

 

Other freshwater fish

 

 

Frozen meat of:

0304 95 21

 

Cod of the species Gadus macrocephalus

0304 95 25

 

Cod of the species Gadus morhua

0304 95 29

 

Cod of the species Gadus ogac and fish of the species Boreogadus saida

0304 95 40

 

Coalfish (Pollachius virens)

0304 95 50

 

Hake of the genus Merluccius

0304 95 60

 

Blue whiting (Micromesistius poutassou, Gadus poutassou)

ex 0304 95 90

11

13

17

19

90

Other fish, excluding hake of the genus Urophycis spp.

ex 0304 99 99

20

25

30

40

50

65

69

70

90

Other fish, excluding mackerel (Scomber scombrus, Scomber australasicus, Scomber japonicus)

09.0811

0304 49 50

 

Fillets of redfish (Sebastes spp.), fresh or chilled

From 1.8.2016 to 30.4.2017

2 211

0

From 1.5.2017 to 30.4.2018

2 948

From 1.5.2018 to 30.4.2019

2 948

From 1.5.2019 to 30.4.2020

2 948

From 1.5.2020 to 30.4.2021

2 948

09.0795

0305 61 00

 

Herrings (Clupea harengus, Clupea pallasii), salted but not dried or smoked, and herring in brine

From 1.1 to 31.12

1 750

0

09.0796

0306 15 90

 

Frozen Norway lobsters (Nephrops norvegicus), excluding smoked Norway lobsters

From 1.1 to 31.12

50

0

09.0810

0306 15 90

 

Frozen Norway lobsters (Nephrops norvegicus), excluding smoked Norway lobsters

From 1.8.2016 to 30.4.2017

1 106

0

From 1.5.2017 to 30.4.2018

1 474

From 1.5.2018 to 30.4.2019

1 474

From 1.5.2019 to 30.4.2020

1 474

From 1.5.2020 to 30.4.2021

1 474

09.0797

1604 12 91

1604 12 99

 

Prepared or preserved herrings, whole or in pieces but not minced, excluding fillets of herring, raw, merely coated with batter or breadcrumbs, whether or not pre-fried in oil, frozen

From 1.1 to 31.12

2 400

0

09.0798

1604 17 00

1604 19 97

 

Prepared or preserved eels and other prepared or preserved fish, whole or in pieces but not minced

From 1.1 to 31.12

50

0

ex 1604 20 90

20

30

35

50

60

90

Other prepared or preserved fish, except herring and mackerel

09.0700

1604 20 90

 

Other prepared or preserved fish

From 1.8.2016 to 30.4.2017

2 764

0

From 1.5.2017 to 30.4.2018

3 685

From 1.5.2018 to 30.4.2019

3 685

From 1.5.2019 to 30.4.2020

3 685

From 1.5.2020 to 30.4.2021

3 685

(1)   Entry under this subheading is subject to the conditions laid down in the relevant provisions of the European Union (see Article 254 of Regulation (EU) No 952/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 October 2013 laying down the Union Customs Code (OJ L 269, 10.10.2013, p. 1)).

(2)   As the most-favoured nation (‘MFN’) duty is free from 15 February to 15 June, the benefit of the tariff quota shall not be granted to goods declared for release for free circulation during this period.



( 1 ) Decision of the EU-Iceland Joint Committee No 1/2016 of 17 February 2016 amending Protocol 3 to the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Republic of Iceland concerning the definition of the concept of ‘originating products’ and methods of administrative cooperation (OJ L 72, 17.3.2016, p. 66).

( 2 ) Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/2447 of 24 November 2015 laying down detailed rules for implementing certain provisions of Regulation (EU) No 952/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the Union Customs Code (OJ L 343, 29.12.2015, p. 558).

( 3 ) OJ No L 302, 19. 10. 1992, p. 1. Regulation as amended by the 1994 Act of Accession.

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