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Council Decision of 19 February 2018 appointing the Chairperson of the Board of Appeal of the Community Plant Variety Office

OJ C 65, 21.2.2018, p. 4–5 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

21.2.2018   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 65/4


COUNCIL DECISION

of 19 February 2018

appointing the Chairperson of the Board of Appeal of the Community Plant Variety Office

(2018/C 65/04)

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

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

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 2100/94 of 27 July 1994 on Community plant variety rights (1), and in particular Article 47(1) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

By Decision of 4 December 2012 (2) the Council renewed the term of office of Mr Paul A.C.E. VAN DER KOOIJ as Chairperson of the Board of Appeal of the Community Plant Variety Office (the ‘Office’).

(2)

The term of office of Mr Paul A.C.E. VAN DER KOOIJ expired on 18 December 2017.

(3)

On 14 December 2017, after obtaining the opinion of the Administrative Council of the Office, the Commission proposed Mr Paul A.C.E. VAN DER KOOIJ, the only shortlisted candidate, for the post of Chairperson of the Board of Appeal of the Office,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

1.   Mr Paul A.C.E. VAN DER KOOIJ is hereby appointed Chairperson of the Board of Appeal of the Community Plant Variety Office (the ‘Office’) for a period of five years.

2.   The term of office of Mr Paul A.C.E. VAN DER KOOIJ shall run from the date on which he takes up his duties. That date shall be agreed between the President and the Administrative Council of the Office.

Article 2

The Chairperson of the Administrative Council of the Office shall be empowered to provide for all the arrangements necessary to implement Article 1.

Article 3

This Decision shall enter into force on the date of its adoption.

Done at Brussels, 19 February 2018.

For the Council

The President

R. PORODZANOV


(1)  OJ L 227, 1.9.1994, p. 1.

(2)  Council Decision of 4 December 2012 renewing the term of office of the Chairman of the Board of Appeal of the Community Plant Variety Office (OJ C 378, 8.12.2012, p. 2).


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