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Document 32018R1871

Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/1871 of 23 November 2018 registering a geographical indication for a spirit drink in Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 110/2008 (‘Карнобатска гроздова ракия’/‘Гроздова ракия от Карнобат’/‘Karnobatska grozdova rakya’/‘Grozdova rakya ot Karnobat’ (GI))

C/2018/7995

OJ L 306, 30.11.2018, p. 7–8 (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

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2018/1871/oj

30.11.2018   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 306/7


COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2018/1871

of 23 November 2018

registering a geographical indication for a spirit drink in Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 110/2008 (‘Карнобатска гроздова ракия’/‘Гроздова ракия от Карнобат’/‘Karnobatska grozdova rakya’/‘Grozdova rakya ot Karnobat’ (GI))

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

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

Having regard to Regulation (EC) No 110/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 January 2008 on the definition, description, presentation, labelling and the protection of geographical indications of spirit drinks and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 1576/89 (1), and in particular Article 17(8) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Pursuant to Article 17(5) of Regulation (EC) No 110/2008, the Commission examined Bulgaria's application for registration of the geographical indication ‘Карнобатска гроздова ракия’/‘Гроздова ракия от Карнобат’/‘Karnobatska grozdova rakya’/‘Grozdova rakya ot Karnobat’.

(2)

After concluding that the application complied with Regulation (EC) No 110/2008, the Commission published the main specifications of the technical file in the Official Journal of the European Union (2) as required by Article 17(6) of that Regulation.

(3)

As no statement of objection has been received by the Commission under Article 17(7) of Regulation (EC) No 110/2008, the indication ‘Карнобатска гроздова ракия’/‘Гроздова ракия от Карнобат’/‘Karnobatska grozdova rakya’/‘Grozdova rakya ot Karnobat’ should be registered as a geographical indication in Annex III thereto.

(4)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Committee for Spirit Drinks,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

In Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 110/2008, the following entry is added in the product category ‘Wine spirit’:

‘Wine spirit

“Карнобатска гроздова ракия”/“Гроздова ракия от Карнобат”/“Karnobatska grozdova rakya”/“Grozdova rakya ot Karnobat”

Bulgaria’

Article 2

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

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

Done at Brussels, 23 November 2018.

For the Commission,

On behalf of the President,

Phil HOGAN

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 39, 13.2.2008, p. 16.

(2)  OJ C 296, 7.9.2017, p. 23.


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