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Document 32001R2476

Commission Regulation (EC) No 2476/2001 of 17 December 2001 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein

OJ L 334, 18.12.2001, p. 3–4 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 29/08/2003; Implicitly repealed by 32003R1497

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2001/2476/oj

32001R2476

Commission Regulation (EC) No 2476/2001 of 17 December 2001 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein

Official Journal L 334 , 18/12/2001 P. 0003 - 0004


Commission Regulation (EC) No 2476/2001

of 17 December 2001

amending Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 of 9 December 1996 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein(1), as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1579/2001(2), and in particular Article 19(3), thereof,

Whereas:

(1) Amendments have been made to Appendix III to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. Those amendments should be incorporated in Annex C to Regulation (EC) No 338/97.

(2) Regulation (EC) No 338/97 should therefore be amended accordingly.

(3) The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Committee on Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora established pursuant to Article 18 of Regulation (EC) No 338/97,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The Annex to Regulation (EC) No 338/97 is amended as shown in the Annex hereto.

Article 2

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

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

Done at Brussels, 17 December 2001.

For the Commission

Margot Wallström

Member of the Commission

(1) OJ L 61, 3.3.1997, p. 1.

(2) OJ L 209, 2.8.2001, p. 14.

ANNEX

The Annex to Regulation (EC No 338/97 is amended as follows:

1. The "Notes on interpretation of Annexes A, B, C and D" are amended as follows:

(a) Paragraph 12 is replaced by the following: "12. (III) against the name of species or higher taxon indicates that it is included in Appendix III to the Convention. In this case the country with respect to which the species or higher taxon is included in Appendix III is also indicated by a two-letter codes as follows. AR (Argentina), AU (Australia), BO (Bolivia), BR (Brazil), BW (Botswana), CA (Canada), CO (Colombia), CR (Costa Rica), GB (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland), GH (Ghana), GT (Guatemala), HN (Honduras), ID (Indonesia), IN (India), MY (Malaysia), MU (Mauritius), MX (Mexico), NP (Nepal), PE (Peru), TN (Tunisia), UY (Uruguay) and ZA (South Africa)."

(b) In paragraph 15 the annotation >TABLE>

is replaced by: >TABLE>

2. Annex C is amended as follows:

(a) In the order "Lamniformes" listed under the heading "Fauna", "Pisces" the following entry is added: >TABLE>

(b) In the family "Meliaceae" listed under the heading "Flora":

(i) The entry "Cedrela odorata (III PE) + 219

5

Cigar-box cedar"

is replaced by: "Cedrela ordorata (III CO, PE) + 219

5

Cigar-box cedar"

(ii) The entry "Swietenia macrophylla (III BO, BR, CR, MX, PE) + 218

5

Big-leaf mahogany"

is replaced by: "Swietenia macrophylla (III BO, BR, CO, CR, MX, PE) + 218

5

Big-leaf mahogany."

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