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Document 11985I303

DOCUMENTS CONCERNING THE ACCESSION OF THE KINGDOM OF SPAIN AND THE PORTUGUESE REPUBLIC TO THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES, ACT CONCERNING THE CONDITIONS OF ACCESSION OF THE KINGDOM OF SPAIN AND THE PORTUGUESE REPUBLIC AND THE ADJUSTMENTS TO THE TREATIES, ARTICLE 303

OJ L 302, 15.11.1985, p. 114 (DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 31/12/1993

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/treaty/acc_1985/act_1/art_303/sign

11985I303

DOCUMENTS CONCERNING THE ACCESSION OF THE KINGDOM OF SPAIN AND THE PORTUGUESE REPUBLIC TO THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES, ACT CONCERNING THE CONDITIONS OF ACCESSION OF THE KINGDOM OF SPAIN AND THE PORTUGUESE REPUBLIC AND THE ADJUSTMENTS TO THE TREATIES, ARTICLE 303

Official Journal L 302 , 15/11/1985 P. 0114


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Article 303

During the period of seven years following accession , the levy on raw cane sugar originating in the Ivory Coast , Malawi , Zimbabwe and Swaziland , which is imported into Portugal up to a maximum quantity annually of 75 000 tonnes expressed as white sugar , shall be equal to the amount of the levy on raw sugar calculated in accordance with the rules of the common organization of the markets , reduced by the difference between the threshold price and the intervention price for raw sugar .

For the period 1 March to 1 July 1986 and for the period 1 July to 31 December 1992 , the maximum annual quantity referred to above shall be reduced in proportion to the length of those periods .

Where , during the above periods :

( a ) the Community forward estimate for raw sugar for a given marketing year or part thereof shows that the availability of raw sugar is insufficient to ensure adequate supply of Portuguese refineries , or

( b ) exceptional and unforeseeable circumstances justify it during the marketing year or part thereof ,

the Portuguese Republic may be authorized , according to the procedure provided for in Article 41 of Regulation ( EEC ) No 1785/81 , to import from third countries under the marketing year or part thereof concerned , the quantities which it is estimated are lacking , under the same conditions regarding the reduced levy as those provided for in respect of the quantity referred to in the first paragraph .

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