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Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 567/2013 of 18 June 2013 correcting Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 laying down detailed rules for implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 as regards the arrangements for imports of organic products from third countries Text with EEA relevance

OJ L 167, 19.6.2013, p. 30–32 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)
Special edition in Croatian: Chapter 15 Volume 028 P. 231 - 233

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ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg_impl/2013/567/oj

19.6.2013   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 167/30


COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) No 567/2013

of 18 June 2013

correcting Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 laying down detailed rules for implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 as regards the arrangements for imports of organic products from third countries

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

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

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 of 28 June 2007 on organic production and labelling of organic products and repealing Regulation (EEC) No 2092/91 (1), and in particular Article 33(2) and (3) and Article 38(d) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Annex III to Commission Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 (2) sets out the list of third countries whose system of production and control measures for organic production of agricultural products are recognised as equivalent to those laid down in Regulation (EC) No 834/2007. In relation to some countries listed in that Annex as amended by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 508/2012 (3) the internet address indicated for some control bodies is not correct or no longer correct.

(2)

Annex IV to Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 sets out the list of control bodies and control authorities competent to carry out controls and issue certificates in third countries for the purpose of equivalence. In relation to some control bodies or control authorities the text of that Annex as amended by Implementing Regulation (EU) No 508/2012 and Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 125/2013 (4) contains errors as regards the product categories indicated for some third countries.

(3)

In addition, for one control body the internet address as indicated in Annexes III and IV to Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 is incorrect.

(4)

Annexes III and IV to Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 should therefore be corrected accordingly.

(5)

For the sake of legal certainty, the corrected provisions relating to AGRECO R.F. GÖDERZ GmbH should apply from the date of application of Annex II to Implementing Regulation (EU) No 508/2012 and the corrected provisions relating to IMO-Control Sertifikasyon Tic. Ltd Ști and Organización Internacional Agropecuaria should apply from the date of application of Annex II to Implementing Regulation (EU) No 125/2013.

(6)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the regulatory Committee on organic production,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 is corrected as follows:

(1)

Annex III is corrected in accordance with Annex I to this Regulation;

(2)

Annex IV is corrected in accordance with Annex II to this Regulation.

Article 2

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

However, point (1) of Annex II shall apply from 1 July 2012 and points (3) and (4) of Annex II shall apply from 1 April 2013.

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

Done at Brussels, 18 June 2013.

For the Commission

The President

José Manuel BARROSO


(1)  OJ L 189, 20.7.2007, p. 1.

(2)  OJ L 334, 12.12.2008, p. 25.

(3)  OJ L 162, 21.6.2012, p. 1.

(4)  OJ L 43, 14.2.2013, p. 1.


ANNEX I

Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 is corrected as follows:

(1)

in point 5 of the text relating to ‘Canada’, the entry relating to CA-ORG-002 is replaced by the following:

‘CA-ORG-002

British Columbia Association for Regenerative Agriculture (BCARA)

www.certifiedorganic.bc.ca’

(2)

in the text relating to ‘Costa Rica’, point 4 is replaced by the following:

‘4.

Competent authority: Servicio Fitosanitario del Estado, Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería, www.sfe.go.cr’.

(3)

the text relating to ‘India’ is corrected as follows:

(a)

point 4 is replaced by the following:

‘4.

Competent authority: Agricultural and Processed Food Export Development Authority APEDA, http://www.apeda.gov.in/apedawebsite/index.asp’.

(b)

in point 5, the entries relating to IN-ORG-009, IN-ORG-011, IN-ORG-016, IN-ORG-019 and IN-ORG-021 are replaced by the following:

‘IN-ORG-009

ISCOP (Indian Society for Certification of Organic products)

www.iscoporganiccertification.org

IN-ORG-011

Natural Organic Certification Agro Pvt. Ltd (NOCA Pvt. Ltd)

www.nocaagro.com

IN-ORG-016

Rajasthan Organic Certification Agency (ROCA)

www.krishi.rajasthan.gov.in

IN-ORG-019

TUV India Pvt. Ltd

www.tuvindia.co.in

IN-ORG-021

Madhya Pradesh State Organic Certification Agency (MPSOCA)

www.mpkrishi.org’

(4)

in point 5 of the text relating to ‘Japan’, the entry related to JP-BIO-005 is replaced by the following:

‘JP-BIO-005

Japan Organic & Natural Foods Association

http://jona-japan.org/english/’

(5)

in point 5 of the text relating to Tunisia, the entry relating to TN-BIO-004 is replaced by the following:

‘TN-BIO-004

Lacon

www.lacon-institut.com’

(6)

in point 5 of the text relating to the United States, the entries relating to US-ORG-005, US-ORG-023, US-ORG-028 and US-ORG-055 are replaced by the following:

‘US-ORG-005

BIOAGRIcert

http://www.bioagricert.org/english

US-ORG-023

Maryland Department of Agriculture

http://mda.maryland.gov/foodfeedquality/Pages/certified_md_organic_farms.aspx

US-ORG-028

Montana Department of Agriculture

http://agr.mt.gov/agr/Producer/Organic/Info/index.html

US-ORG-055

Texas Department of Agriculture

http://www.texasagriculture.gov/regulatoryprograms/organics.aspx’


ANNEX II

Annex IV to Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 is corrected as follows:

(1)

in point 3 of the text relating to ‘AGRECO R.F. GÖDERZ GmbH’, the entry for Ghana is replaced by the following:

‘Ghana

GH-BIO-151

x

x

—’

(2)

in the text relating to ‘BioAgriCert S.r.l.’, point 2 is replaced by the following:

‘2.

Internet address: http://www.bioagricert.org/english/’;

(3)

in the text relating to ‘IMO-Control Sertifikasyon Tic. Ltd Ști’, point 3 is replaced by the following:

‘3.

Third countries, code numbers and product categories concerned:

Third country

Code number

Category of products

 

 

A

B

C

D

E

F

Turkey

TR-BIO-158

x

x

—’

(4)

in point 3 of the text relating to ‘Organización Internacional Agropecuaria’, the entry for Argentina is replaced by the following:

‘Argentina

AR-BIO-110

x

—’


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