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Document 31970R0037

Regulation (EEC) No 37/70 of the Commission of 9 January 1970 on determining the origin of essential spare parts for use with any piece of equipment, machine, apparatus or vehicle dispatched beforehand

OJ L 7, 10.1.1970, p. 6–7 (DE, FR, IT, NL)
Danish special edition: Series I Volume 1970(I) P. 3 - 4
English special edition: Series I Volume 1970(I) P. 3 - 4
Greek special edition: Chapter 02 Volume 001 P. 76 - 77
Spanish special edition: Chapter 02 Volume 001 P. 62 - 63
Portuguese special edition: Chapter 02 Volume 001 P. 62 - 63

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 01/01/1994; Repealed by 393R2454

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/1970/37/oj

31970R0037

Regulation (EEC) No 37/70 of the Commission of 9 January 1970 on determining the origin of essential spare parts for use with any piece of equipment, machine, apparatus or vehicle dispatched beforehand

Official Journal L 007 , 10/01/1970 P. 0006 - 0006
Danish special edition: Series I Chapter 1970(I) P. 0003
English special edition: Series I Chapter 1970(I) P. 0003
Greek special edition: Chapter 02 Volume 1 P. 0076
Spanish special edition: Chapter 02 Volume 1 P. 0062
Portuguese special edition Chapter 02 Volume 1 P. 0062


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( 1 ) OJ N L 148 , 28 . 6 . 1968 , P . 1 .

REGULATION ( EEC ) N 37/70 OF THE COMMISSION

OF 9 JANUARY 1970

ON DETERMINING THE ORIGIN OF ESSENTIAL SPARE PARTS FOR USE WITH ANY PIECE OF EQUIPMENT , MACHINE , APPARATUS OR VEHICLE DISPATCHED BEFOREHAND

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES ,

HAVING REGARD TO THE TREATY ESTABLISHING THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY ;

HAVING REGARD TO COUNCIL REGULATION ( EEC ) N 802/68 ( 1 ) OF 27 JUNE 1968 ON THE COMMON DEFINITION OF THE CONCEPT OF THE ORIGIN OF GOODS , AND IN PARTICULAR THE SECOND PARAGRAPH OF ARTICLE 7 THEREOF ;

WHEREAS THE FIRST PARAGRAPH OF ARTICLE 7 OF REGULATION ( EEC ) N 802/68 PROVIDES THAT THE ACCESSOIRES , SPARE PARTS OR TOOLS DELIVERED WITH ANY PIECE OF EQUIPMENT , MACHINE , APPARATUS OR VEHICLE WHICH FORM PART OF ITS STANDARD EQUIPMENT SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE THE SAME ORIGIN AS THAT PIECE OF EQUIPMENT , MACHINE , APPARATUS OR VEHICLE ;

WHEREAS THE SECOND PARAGRAPH OF ARTICLE 7 OF THAT REGULATION PROVIDES THAT THE CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH THE PRESUMPTION OF ORIGIN REFERRED TO IN THE FIRST PARAGRAPH OF THAT ARTICLE WILL ALSO APPLY TO ESSENTIAL SPARE PARTS FOR USE WITH ANY PIECE OF EQUIPMENT , MACHINE , APPARATUS OR VEHICLE DISPATCHED BEFOREHAND SHALL BE DTERMINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROCEDURE LAID DOWN IN PARAGRAPH 14 ;

WHEREAS IT IS NECESSARY TO DETERMINE THOSE CIRCUMSTANCES ;

WHEREAS THE MEASURES PROVIDED FOR IN THIS REGULATION ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE OPINION OF THE COMMITTEE ON ORIGIN ;

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION :

ARTICLE 1

1 . ESSENTIAL SPARE PARTS FOR USE WITH ANY PIECE OF EQUIPMENT , MACHINE , APPARATUS OR VEHICLE DISPATCHED BEFOREHAND SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE THE SAME ORIGIN AS THAT PIECE OF EQUIPMENT , MACHINE , APPARATUS OR VEHICLE SUBJECT TO THE CONDITIONS PRESCRIBED BY THIS REGULATION BEING SATISFIED .

2 . THE PRESUMPTION OF ORIGIN REFERRED TO IN THE PRECEDING PARAGRAPH SHALL ONLY BE ACCEPTED :

_ IF IT IS NECESSARY FOR IMPORTATION INTO THE COUNTRY OF DESTINATION ; AND

_ IF THE USE OF THE SAID ESSENTIAL SPARE PARTS AT THE PRODUCTION STAGE OF THE PIECE OF EQUIPMENT , MACHINE , APPARATUS OR VEHICLE CONCERNED WOULD NOT HAVE PREVENTED THE PIECE OF EQUIPMENT , MACHINE , APPARATUS OR VEHICLE FROM HAVING COMMUNITY ORIGIN OR THAT OF THE COUNTRY OF MANUFACTURE .

ARTICLE 2

FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS REGULATION

( A ) " PIECES OF EQUIPMENT , MACHINES , APPARATUS OR VEHICLES " MEANS GOODS LISTED AS SUCH IN SECTIONS XVI , XVII AND XVIII OF THE COMMON CUSTOMS TARIFF ;

( B ) " ESSENTIAL SPARE PARTS " MEANS PARTS WHICH AT THE SAME TIME :

_ ARE COMPONENTS WITHOUT WHICH THE PROPER OPERATION OF THE GOODS REFERRED TO IN ( A ) WHICH HAVE BEEN DISPATCHED BEFOREHAND CANNOT BE ENSURED ;

_ ARE CHARACTERISTIC OF THOSE GOODS ;

_ ARE INTENDED FOR THEIR NORMAL MAINTENANCE AND TO REPLACE PARTS OF THE SAME KIND WHICH ARE DAMAGED OR HAVE BECOME UNSERVICEABLE .

ARTICLE 3

WHEN APPLICATION IS MADE FOR A CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN FOR ESSENTIAL SPARE PARTS WITHIN THE MEANING OF ARTICLE 2 , THAT CERTIFICATE AND THE APPLICATION RELATING THERETO MUST INCLUDE IN THE " DESCRIPTION OF GOODS " COLUMN A DECLARATION BY THE PARTY CONCERNED THAT THE GOODS MENTIONED THEREIN ARE INTENDED FOR THE NORMAL MAINTENANCE OF A PIECE OF EQUIPMENT , MACHINE , APPARATUS OR VEHICLE WHICH HAS BEEN DISPATCHED BEFOREHAND , TOGETHER WITH THE EXACT PARTICULARS OF THE SAID PIECE OF EQUIPMENT , MACHINE , APPARATUS OR VEHICLE .

MOREOVER , THE PARTY CONCERNED SHALL , AS FAR AS POSSIBLE , GIVE THE REFERENCES FOR THE CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN ( ISSUING AUTHORITY , NUMBER AND DATE OF CERTIFICATE ) UNDER COVER OF WHICH THE PIECE OF EQUIPMENT , MACHINE , APPARATUS OR VEHICLE FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF WHICH THE PARTS ARE INTENDED WAS DISPATCHED .

ARTICLE 4

WHERE THE ORIGIN OF ESSENTIAL SPARE PARTS WITHIN THE MEANING OF ARTICLE 2 MUST BE PROVED ON IMPORTATION BY THE PRODUCTION OF A CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN , THE CERTIFICATE MUST INCLUDE THE PARTICULARS REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 3 .

ARTICLE 5

IN ORDER TO ENSURE APPLICATION OF THE RULES LAID DOWN IN THIS REGULATION , THE COMPETENT AUTHORITIES MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL PROOF , IN PARTICULAR :

_ PRODUCTION OF THE INVOICE OR A COPY OF THE INVOICE RELATING TO THE PIECE OF EQUIPMENT , MACHINE , APPARATUS OR VEHICLE DISPATCHED BEFOREHAND ;

_ THE CONTRACT OR A COPY OF THE CONTRACT OR ANY OTHER DOCUMENT SHOWING THAT DELIVERY IS BEING EFFECTED AS PART OF THE NORMAL MAINTENANCE SERVICE .

ARTICLE 6

THIS REGULATION SHALL ENTER INTO FORCE ON 1 FEBRUARY 1970 .

THIS REGULATION SHALL BE BINDING IN ITS ENTIRETY AND DIRECTLY APPLICABLE IN ALL MEMBER STATES .

DONE AT BRUSSELS , 9 JANUARY 1970 .

FOR THE COMMISSION

THE PRESIDENT

JEAN REY

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