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Official Journal of the European Union, L 184, 20 July 2018


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Official Journal

of the European Union

L 184

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Legislation

Volume 61
20 July 2018


Contents

 

II   Non-legislative acts

page

 

 

REGULATIONS

 

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Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1025 of 19 July 2018 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 concerning certain specific restrictions on economic and financial relations with Iraq

1

 

 

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1026 of 19 July 2018 on the minimum selling price for skimmed milk powder for the 22nd partial invitation to tender within the tendering procedure opened by Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2080

3

 

 

DIRECTIVES

 

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Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2018/1027 of 19 July 2018 amending Council Directive 66/402/EEC as regards isolation distances for Sorghum spp. ( 1)

4

 

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Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2018/1028 of 19 July 2018 correcting Implementing Directive (EU) 2016/2109 amending Council Directive 66/401/EEC as regards the inclusion of new species and the botanical name of the species Lolium x boucheanum Kunth ( 1)

7

 

 

ACTS ADOPTED BY BODIES CREATED BY INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS

 

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Decision No 1/2018 of the EU-Turkey Association Council of 27 March 2018 amending Protocol 2 to Decision No 1/98 on the trade regime for agricultural products [2018/1029]

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(1)   Text with EEA relevance.

EN

Acts whose titles are printed in light type are those relating to day-to-day management of agricultural matters, and are generally valid for a limited period.

The titles of all other Acts are printed in bold type and preceded by an asterisk.


II Non-legislative acts

REGULATIONS

20.7.2018   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 184/1


COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2018/1025

of 19 July 2018

amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 concerning certain specific restrictions on economic and financial relations with Iraq

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

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

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 of 7 July 2003 concerning certain specific restrictions on economic and financial relations with Iraq and repealing Regulation (EC) No 2465/96 (1), and in particular Article 11(b) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 lists public bodies, corporations and agencies and natural and legal persons, bodies and entities of the previous government of Iraq covered by the freezing of funds and economic resources that were located outside Iraq on the date of 22 May 2003 under that Regulation.

(2)

On 13 July 2018, the Sanctions Committee of the United Nations Security Council decided to remove two entries from the list of persons or entities to whom the freezing of funds and economic resources should apply.

(3)

Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 is amended as set out in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the 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, 19 July 2018.

For the Commission,

On behalf of the President,

Head of the Service for Foreign Policy Instruments


(1)  OJ L 169, 8.7.2003, p. 6.


ANNEX

In Annex III, the following entries are deleted:

 

‘62.

IRAQI LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY. Addresses: (a) Aqaba Bin Nafie Square, P.O. Box 989, Baghdad, Iraq; (b) P.O. Box 989, Karradah Al Sharkiya, Baghdad, Iraq.’

 

‘96.

NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY [IRAQ]. Addresses: (a) Khullani Street, P.O. Box 248, Baghdad, Iraq; (b) Aman Building, Khullani Square, Baghdad, Iraq.’

20.7.2018   

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Official Journal of the European Union

L 184/3


COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2018/1026

of 19 July 2018

on the minimum selling price for skimmed milk powder for the 22nd partial invitation to tender within the tendering procedure opened by Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2080

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

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

Having regard to Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 establishing a common organisation of the markets in agricultural products and repealing Council Regulations (EEC) No 922/72, (EEC) No 234/79, (EC) No 1037/2001 and (EC) No 1234/2007 (1),

Having regard to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1240 of 18 May 2016 laying down rules for the application of Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to public intervention and aid for private storage (2), and in particular Article 32 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2080 (3) has opened the sale of skimmed milk powder by a tendering procedure.

(2)

In the light of the tenders received for the 22nd partial invitation to tender, a minimum selling price should be fixed.

(3)

The Committee for the Common Organisation of the Agricultural Markets has not delivered an opinion within the time limit laid down by its Chair,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

For the 22nd partial invitation to tender for the selling of skimmed milk powder within the tendering procedure opened by Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2080, in respect of which the period during which tenders were to be submitted ended on 17 July 2018, the minimum selling price shall be 112,50 EUR/100 kg.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the day 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, 19 July 2018.

For the Commission,

On behalf of the President,

Jerzy PLEWA

Director-General

Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development


(1)  OJ L 347, 20.12.2013, p. 671.

(2)  OJ L 206, 30.7.2016, p. 71.

(3)  Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2080 of 25 November 2016 opening the sale of skimmed milk powder by a tendering procedure (OJ L 321, 29.11.2016, p. 45).


DIRECTIVES

20.7.2018   

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Official Journal of the European Union

L 184/4


COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DIRECTIVE (EU) 2018/1027

of 19 July 2018

amending Council Directive 66/402/EEC as regards isolation distances for Sorghum spp.

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

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

Having regard to Council Directive 66/402/EEC of 14 June 1966 on the marketing of cereal seed (1), and in particular Article 21a thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

The conditions for seed production provided for in Directive 66/402/EEC are based on the international standards established by the Seed Scheme of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

(2)

At the 2017 Annual Meeting of the OECD on Seed Schemes, the standard for isolation distances for the cultivation of Sorghum spp. was amended especially to take into account areas where the presence of S. halepense or S. sudanense is a particular cross-pollination issue.

(3)

Directive 66/402/EEC should therefore be amended accordingly.

(4)

The measures provided for in this Directive are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DIRECTIVE:

Article 1

Amendments to Directive 66/402/EEC

Annex I to Directive 66/402/EEC is amended in accordance with the Annex to this Directive.

Article 2

Transposition

1.   Member States shall adopt and publish, by 31 December 2018 at the latest, the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive. They shall forthwith communicate to the Commission the text of those provisions.

They shall apply those provisions from 1 January 2019.

When Member States adopt those provisions, they shall contain a reference to this Directive or be accompanied by such a reference on the occasion of their official publication. Member States shall determine how such reference is to be made.

2.   Member States shall immediately communicate to the Commission the text of the main provisions of national law which they adopt in the field covered by this Directive.

Article 3

Entry into force

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

Article 4

Addressees

This Directive is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 19 July 2018.

For the Commission

The President

Jean-Claude JUNCKER


(1)  OJ 125, 11.7.1966, p. 2309/66.


ANNEX

Point 2 of Annex I to Directive 66/402/EEC is replaced by the following:

‘2.

The crop shall conform to the following standards as regards distances from neighbouring sources of pollen which may result in undesirable foreign pollination:

Crop

Minimum distance

Phalaris canariensis, Secale cereale other than hybrids:

 

for the production of basic seed

300 m

for the production of certified seed

250 m

Sorghum spp.

 

for the production of basic seed (*1)

400 m

for the production of certified seed (*1)

200 m

 

 

xTriticosecale, self-pollinating varieties

 

for the production of basic seed

50 m

for the production of certified seed

20 m

Zea mays

200 m

The minimum distances listed in the table above may be disregarded if there is sufficient protection from any undesirable foreign pollination.’


(*1)  In the areas where the presence of S. halepense or S. sudanense is a particular cross-pollination issue, the following shall apply:

a)

crops to produce basic seed of Sorghum bicolor or its hybrids must be isolated not less than 800 m from any source of such contaminating pollen;

b)

crops to produce certified seed of Sorghum bicolor or its hybrids must be isolated not less than 400 m from any source of such contaminating pollen.


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Official Journal of the European Union

L 184/7


COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DIRECTIVE (EU) 2018/1028

of 19 July 2018

correcting Implementing Directive (EU) 2016/2109 amending Council Directive 66/401/EEC as regards the inclusion of new species and the botanical name of the species Lolium x boucheanum Kunth

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

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

Having regard to Council Directive 66/401/EEC of 14 June 1966 on the marketing of fodder plant seed (1), and in particular Article 21a thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Due to a clerical error in Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2016/2109 (2) which amended Directive 66/401/EEC, the footnote reference ‘(1)’ in Annex III to Directive 66/401/EEC was erroneously deleted from the entry ‘Poaceae (Gramineae)’. As a result, it is no longer possible for Member States to authorise the maximum lot weight to be increased to 25 tonnes where the supplier has been authorised for this purpose by the competent authority.

(2)

The relevant Annex to Implementing Directive (EU) 2016/2109 should therefore be corrected accordingly.

(3)

The measures provided for in this Directive are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DIRECTIVE:

Article 1

Amendment to Implementing Directive (EU) 2016/2109

The Annex to Implementing Directive (EU) 2016/2109 is amended in accordance with the Annex to this Directive.

Article 2

Transposition

1.   Member States shall adopt and publish, by 31 December 2018 at the latest, the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive. They shall forthwith communicate to the Commission the text of those provisions.

They shall apply those provisions from 1 January 2019.

When Member States adopt those provisions, they shall contain a reference to this Directive or be accompanied by such a reference on the occasion of their official publication. Member States shall determine how such reference is to be made.

2.   Member States shall immediately communicate to the Commission the text of the main provisions of national law which they adopt in the field covered by this Directive.

Article 3

Entry into force

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

Article 4

Addressees

This Directive is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 19 July 2018.

For the Commission

The President

Jean-Claude JUNCKER


(1)  OJ 125, 11.7.1966, p. 2298/66.

(2)  Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2016/2109 of 1 December 2016 amending Council Directive 66/401/EEC as regards the inclusion of new species and the botanical name of the species Lolium x boucheanum Kunth (OJ L 327, 2.12.2016, p. 59).


ANNEX

In point 2 of the Annex to Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2016/2109, amending Annex III to Council Directive 66/401/EEC, in the first column of the table, the entry for ‘Poaceae (Gramineae)’ is replaced by the following entry with accompanying footnote:

Poaceae (Gramineae)  (1)



ACTS ADOPTED BY BODIES CREATED BY INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS

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Official Journal of the European Union

L 184/10


DECISION No 1/2018 OF THE EU-TURKEY ASSOCIATION COUNCIL

of 27 March 2018

amending Protocol 2 to Decision No 1/98 on the trade regime for agricultural products [2018/1029]

THE EU-TURKEY ASSOCIATION COUNCIL,

Having regard to the Agreement establishing an Association between the European Economic Community and Turkey (1),

Having regard to the Additional Protocol to the Agreement establishing an Association between the European Economic Community and Turkey (2), and in particular Article 35 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Decision No 1/98 of the EC-Turkey Association Council (3) establishes the preferential regime applicable to trade in agricultural products between the Union and Turkey. Protocol 2 to that Decision contains details of the preferential regime applicable to the importation into Turkey of agricultural products originating in the Union, including a preferential regime for the importation of frozen bovine meat.

(2)

The Union and Turkey have held consultations and have agreed to amend the preferential regime applicable to the importation into Turkey of bovine meat originating in the Union, and to extend the scope of the existing tariff quota, set out in the Annex to Protocol 2 to Decision No 1/98, to fresh and chilled bovine meat.

(3)

Protocol 2 to Decision No 1/98 of the EC-Turkey Association Council should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

The Annex to Protocol 2 to Decision No 1/98 is amended in accordance with the Annex to this Decision.

Article 2

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

Done at Brussels, 27 March 2018.

For the EU-Turkey Association Council

The President

F. MOGHERINI


(1)  OJ L 361, 31.12.1977, p. 29.

(2)  OJ L 361, 31.12.1977, p. 60.

(3)  Decision No 1/98 of the EC-Turkey Association Council of 25 February 1998 on the trade regime for agricultural products (98/223/EC) (OJ L 86, 20.3.1998, p. 1).


ANNEX

The entries for CN code 0202 20 in the Annex to Protocol 2 to Decision No 1/98 are replaced by the following:

‘CN code

Description

Reduction of the MFN duty (%)

Tariff quota (tonnes net weight)

0201 20

0202 20

Other cuts of bovine meat, with bone in, fresh or chilled, or frozen

50 % reduction with maximum duty of 30 %

5 000

0201 20

0202 20

Other cuts of bovine meat, with bone in, fresh or chilled, or frozen

30 % reduction with maximum duty of 43 %

14 100 ’


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