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Act concerning the conditions of accession of the Republic of Croatia and the adjustments to the Treaty on European Union, the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community - ANNEX V List referred to in Article 18 of the Act of Accession: transitional measures - 4. AGRICULTURE

OJ L 112, 24.4.2012, p. 70–71 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)
OJ L 300, 9.11.2013, p. 71–72 (HR)

In force

24.4.2012   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 112/6


ANNEX V

List referred to in Article 18 of the Act of Accession: transitional measures

4.   AGRICULTURE

I.   TRANSITIONAL MEASURES FOR CROATIA

1.

32001 L 0113: Council Directive 2001/113/EC of 20 December 2001 relating to fruit jams, jellies and marmalades and sweetened chestnut purée intended for human consumption (OJ L 10, 12.1.2002, p. 67).

By way of derogation from the obligation laid down in Article 8, the marketing of products designated under the names ‘domaća marmelada’ and ‘ekstra domaća marmelada’ shall be permitted on the Croatian market until clearance of the stocks existing at the date of accession.

2.

32006 R 0510: Council Regulation (EC) No 510/2006 of 20 March 2006 on the protection of geographical indications and designations of origin for agricultural products and foodstuffs (OJ L 93, 31.3.2006, p. 12 and OJ L 335M, 13.12.2008, p. 213).

(a)

In Article 5(8), the second subparagraph is replaced by the following:

‘Bulgaria, Romania and Croatia shall introduce the said laws, regulations or administrative provisions no later than one year after their respective date of accession.’.

(b)

In Article 5(11), the first subparagraph is replaced by the following:

‘11.   In the case of Bulgaria, Romania and Croatia, the national protection of geographical indications and designations of origin existing at the date of their accession may continue for twelve months from their respective date of accession.’.

3.

32007 R 1234: Council Regulation (EC) No 1234/2007 of 22 October 2007 establishing a common organisation of agricultural markets and on specific provisions for certain agricultural products (Single CMO Regulation) (OJ L 299, 16.11.2007, p. 1).

(a)

In Article 118m, the following paragraph is added:

‘5.   By way of derogation from paragraphs 1 to 4, Croatia shall be allowed to place on the market in Croatia or export to third countries, wines with the denomination “Mlado vino portugizac”, until clearance of the stocks existing at the date of accession. Croatia shall set up a computerised databank with information on the stocks existing at the date of accession, and shall ensure that these stocks are verified and declared to the Commission.’.

(b)

In Article 118s, the following paragraph is added:

‘5.   For Croatia, the wine names published in OJ C 116 of 14 April 2011 shall be protected under this Regulation, subject to a favourable outcome of the objection procedure. The Commission shall list them in the register provided for in Article 118n.

Paragraphs 2 to 4 of this Article shall apply, subject to the following: the deadline referred to in paragraph 3 shall be one year from the date of accession of Croatia. The deadline referred to in paragraph 4 shall be four years from the date of accession of Croatia.’.

4.

32009 R 0073: Council Regulation (EC) No 73/2009 of 19 January 2009 establishing common rules for direct support schemes for farmers under the common agricultural policy and establishing certain support schemes for farmers, amending Regulations (EC) No 1290/2005, (EC) No 247/2006, (EC) No 378/2007 and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003 (OJ L 30, 31.1.2009, p. 16).

(a)

By way of derogation from the obligation laid down in Article 4(1) of Regulation (EC) No 73/2009 to respect the statutory management requirements listed in Annex II of that Regulation, farmers in Croatia receiving direct payments shall include into the scope of cross compliance the statutory management requirements laid down in Points A, B and C of Annex II in accordance with the following timetable: as of 1 January 2014 for Point A, as of 1 January 2016 for Point B and as of 1 January 2018 for Point C.

(b)

The following Chapter heading and Article are inserted after Chapter 1 in title V of Regulation (EC) No 73/2009:

CHAPTER 1a

Single payment scheme

Article 121a

Single payment scheme in Croatia

For Croatia, the application of Articles 4, 5, 23, 24 and 25 shall be optional until 31 December 2013 insofar as those provisions relate to statutory management requirements. As of 1 January 2014, a farmer receiving payments under the single payment scheme in Croatia shall fulfil the statutory management requirements referred to in Annex II in accordance with the following timetable:

(a)

requirements referred to in Point A of Annex II shall apply from 1 January 2014;

(b)

requirements referred to in Point B of Annex II shall apply from 1 January 2016;

(c)

requirements referred to in Point C of Annex II shall apply from 1 January 2018.’.

II.   TRANSITIONAL TARIFF QUOTA FOR RAW CANE SUGAR FOR REFINING

An annual autonomous erga omnes import quota of 40 000 tonnes of raw cane sugar for refining shall be reserved for Croatia for a period of up to three marketing years following its accession at an import duty of EUR 98,00 per tonne. Should negotiations with other Members of the World Trade Organisation according to Article XXIV.6 of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade on compensatory adjustment following the accession of Croatia result in the opening of compensatory sugar quotas before the end of the transitional period, the quota of 40 000 tonnes allocated to Croatia shall be terminated, wholly or partially, upon the opening of the compensatory sugar quotas. The Commission shall adopt necessary implementing measures in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 195(2) of Council Regulation (EC) No 1234/2007 in conjunction with Article 13(1)(b) of European Parliament and Council Regulation (EU) No 182/2011.

III.   TEMPORARY DIRECT PAYMENTS MEASURES FOR CROATIA

The reimbursement of direct payments granted to farmers for the year 2013 shall be conditional on the application by Croatia, before accession, of rules identical to those set out for such direct payments in Council Regulation (EC) 73/2009 and in Commission Regulation (EC) No 1120/2009 of 29 October 2009 laying down detailed rules for the implementation of the single payment scheme provided for in Title III of Council Regulation (EC) No 73/2009 establishing common rules for direct support schemes for farmers under the common agricultural policy and establishing certain support schemes for farmers (1), Commission Regulation (EC) No 1121/2009 of 29 October 2009 laying down detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EC) No 73/2009 as regards the support schemes for farmers provided for in Titles IV and V thereof (2) and Commission Regulation (EC) No 1122/2009 of 30 November 2009 laying down detailed rules for the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 73/2009 as regards cross-compliance, modulation and the integrated administration and control system, under the direct support schemes for farmers provided for that Regulation, as well as for the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 1234/2007 as regards cross-compliance under the support scheme provided for the wine sector (3).


(1)  OJ L 316, 2.12.2009, p. 1.

(2)  OJ L 316, 2.12.2009, p. 27.

(3)  OJ L 316, 2.12.2009, p. 65.


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