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Document 32001R2087

Commission Regulation (EC) No 2087/2001 of 24 October 2001 suspending the introduction into the Community of specimens of certain species of wild fauna and flora

OJ L 282, 26.10.2001, p. 23–38 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 28/02/2003; Repealed by 32003R0349

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2001/2087/oj

32001R2087

Commission Regulation (EC) No 2087/2001 of 24 October 2001 suspending the introduction into the Community of specimens of certain species of wild fauna and flora

Official Journal L 282 , 26/10/2001 P. 0023 - 0038


Commission Regulation (EC) No 2087/2001

of 24 October 2001

suspending the introduction into the Community of specimens of certain species of wild fauna and flora

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(2) thereof,

After consulting the Scientific Review Group,

Whereas:

(1) Article 4(6) of Regulation (EC) No 338/97 provides for the establishment by the Commission of general restrictions, or restrictions relating to certain countries of origin, on the introduction into the Community of specimens of certain species and lays down the criteria for such restrictions.

(2) The list of such restrictions has been last established with Commission Regulation (EC) No 191/2001 of 30 January 2001 suspending the introduction into the Community of specimens of certain species of wild fauna and flora(3), and this list now needs to be revised in accordance with the first paragraph of Article 4(6) of Regulation (EC) No 338/97 and in the interest of clarity the list set out in Regulation (EC) No 191/2001 should be replaced in its entirety and Regulation (EC) No 191/2001 should accordingly be repealed.

(3) The countries of origin of the species subject to these restrictions were consulted.

(4) Article 41 of Commission Regulation (EC) No 1808/2001 of 30 August 2001 laying down detailed rules concerning the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein(4), contains provisions for the implementation by the Member States of the restrictions established by the Commission.

(5) The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Committee on Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Subject to the provisions of Article 41 of Regulation (EC) No 1808/2001, the introduction into the Community of specimens of the species of wild fauna and flora mentioned in the Annex to this Regulation is hereby suspended.

Article 2

Regulation (EC) No 191/2001 is hereby repealed.

Article 3

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, 24 October 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.

(3) OJ L 29, 31.1.2001, p. 12.

(4) OJ L 250, 19.9.2001, p. 1.

ANNEX

Specimens of species included in Annex A to Regulation (EC) No 338/97 whose introduction into the Community is suspended

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Specimens of species included in Annex B to Regulation (EC) No 338/97 whose introduction into the Community is suspended

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