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Document 12003TN10/08/B

Act concerning the conditions of accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic and the adjustments to the Treaties on which the European Union is founded - Annex X: List referred to in Article 24 of the Act of Accession: Hungary - 8. Environment - B. Water quality

OJ L 236, 23.9.2003, p. 855–855 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

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12003TN10/08/B

Act concerning the conditions of accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic and the adjustments to the Treaties on which the European Union is founded - Annex X: List referred to in Article 24 of the Act of Accession: Hungary - 8. Environment - B. Water quality

Official Journal L 236 , 23/09/2003 P. 0855 - 0855


B. WATER QUALITY

1. 31991 L 0271: Council Directive 91/271/EEC of 21 May 1991 concerning urban waste water treatment (OJ L 135, 30.5.1991, p. 40), as amended by:

- 31998 L 0015: Commission Directive 98/15/EC of 27.2.1998 (OJ L 67, 7.3.1998, p. 29).

(a) By way of derogation from Articles 3, 4 and 5(2) of Directive 91/271/EEC, the requirements for collecting systems and treatment of urban waste water shall not fully apply in Hungary until 31 December 2015 in accordance with the following intermediate targets:

- by 31 December 2008, compliance with the Directive shall be achieved in sensitive areas for agglomerations with a population equivalent of more than 10000;

- by 31 December 2010, compliance with the Directive shall be achieved in normal areas for agglomerations with a population equivalent of more than 15000.

(b) By way of derogation from Article 13 of Directive 91/271/EEC, the requirements for biodegradable industrial waste water from plants belonging to the industrial sectors listed in Annex III shall not apply to the following plants in Hungary until 31 December 2008:

- Pannontej Rt., Répcelak

- Bácsbokodi Tejüzem, Bácsbokod

- Papp Kereskedelmi Kft. Konzervgyár, Nyírtas

- Vépisz Szövetkezet, Konzervüzem, Csegöld

- Szatmári Konzervgyár Kft., Tyukod

- PETISFOOD Kft. Konzervüzem, Vasmegyer

- Atev Rt., Debrecen-Bánk

- Mirsa Rt., Albertirsa

- Makói Tejüzem, Makó

- Zalka Tej Rt., Nagybánhegyes.

2. 31998 L 0083: Council Directive 98/83/EC of 3 November 1998 on the quality of water intended for human consumption (OJ L 330, 5.12.1998, p. 32).

By way of derogation from Article 9(1) of Directive 98/83/EC, Hungary may provide for derogations from the parametric value for arsenic until 25 December 2009 without communicating such a decision to the Commission. If Hungary wishes to extend such a derogation after that date, the procedure provided for in Article 9(2) shall apply. This derogation does not apply to drinking water intended for food processing.

The procedure provided for in Article 9(2) shall also apply if Hungary wishes to provide for the derogations under Article 9(1) for boron, fluoride and nitrite after 25 December 2006.

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