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Document 32020R2207

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/2207 of 22 December 2020 amending Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 605/2010 as regards the entries for the United Kingdom and the Crown Dependencies in the list of third countries or parts thereof authorised for the introduction into the Union of raw milk, dairy products, colostrum and colostrum-based products intended for human consumption (Text with EEA relevance)

C/2020/9548

OJ L 438, 28/12/2020, p. 18–20 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

Legal status of the document No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 20/04/2021

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg_impl/2020/2207/oj

28.12.2020   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 438/18


COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2020/2207

of 22 December 2020

amending Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 605/2010 as regards the entries for the United Kingdom and the Crown Dependencies in the list of third countries or parts thereof authorised for the introduction into the Union of raw milk, dairy products, colostrum and colostrum-based products intended for human consumption

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Directive 2002/99/EC of 16 December 2002 laying down the animal health rules governing the production, processing, distribution and introduction of products of animal origin for human consumption (1), and in particular the introductory phrase of Article 8, the first subparagraph of point (1) and point (4) of Article 8 and Article 9(4) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Commission Regulation (EU) No 605/2010 (2) lays down the public and animal health conditions and certification requirements for the introduction into the Union of consignments of raw milk, dairy products, colostrum and colostrum-based products intended for human consumption, and the list of third countries or parts thereof from which the introduction into the Union of such consignments is authorised. More particularly, Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 605/2010 lists the third countries and parts thereof from which the introduction into the Union of consignments of raw milk, dairy products, colostrum and colostrum-based products intended for human consumption is authorised.

(2)

The United Kingdom has provided the necessary guarantees required by Regulation (EU) No 605/2010 in order for the United Kingdom and the Crown Dependencies of Guernsey, the Isle of Man and Jersey to be listed in Annex I to that Regulation after the end of the transition period provided for in the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community (Withdrawal Agreement), without prejudice to the application of Union law to and in the United Kingdom in respect of Northern Ireland in accordance with Article 5(4) of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland to the Withdrawal Agreement in conjunction with Annex 2 to that Protocol.

(3)

Taking into account the guarantees provided by the United Kingdom, that third country and the Crown Dependencies should be included in Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 605/2010.

(4)

Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 605/2010 should therefore be amended accordingly.

(5)

As the transition period provided for in the Withdrawal Agreement ends on 31 December 2020, this Regulation should apply from 1 January 2021.

(6)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 605/2010 is amended in accordance with the text set out in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

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

It shall apply from 1 January 2021.

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

Done at Brussels, 22 December 2020.

For the Commission

The President

Ursula VON DER LEYEN


(1)   OJ L 18, 23.1.2003, p. 11.

(2)  Commission Regulation (EU) No 605/2010 of 2 July 2010 laying down animal and public health and veterinary certification conditions for the introduction into the European Union of raw milk and dairy products intended for human consumption (OJ L 175, 10.7.2010, p. 1).


ANNEX

Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 605/2010 is amended as follows:

(1)

the following entries for the United Kingdom and Guernsey are inserted after the entry for Ethiopia:

‘GB

United Kingdom (*1)

+

+

+

GG

Guernsey

+

+

+

(2)

the following entry for the Isle of Man is inserted after the entry for Israel:

‘IM

Isle of Man

+

+

+’

(3)

the following entry for Jersey is inserted after the entry for Iceland:

‘JE

Jersey

+

+

+’


(*1)  In accordance with the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community, and in particular Article 5(4) of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland in conjunction with Annex 2 to that Protocol, for the purposes of this Annex references to the United Kingdom do not include Northern Ireland.’


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