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Document 32008R1268

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1268/2008 of 12 December 2008 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002 implementing the Kimberley Process certification scheme for the international trade in rough diamonds

OJ L 338, 17.12.2008, p. 39–45 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

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17.12.2008   

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Official Journal of the European Union

L 338/39


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1268/2008

of 12 December 2008

amending Council Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002 implementing the Kimberley Process certification scheme for the international trade in rough diamonds

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002 of 20 December 2002 implementing the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme for the international trade in rough diamonds (1), and in particular Articles 20 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

The Delhi Plenary meeting of the Kimberley Process has revised the list of Participants who meet the minimum requirements of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme.

(2)

The addresses of the KP authorities of some Participants need to be updated.

(3)

Annex II should be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002 is hereby replaced by Annex I 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, 12 December 2008.

For the Commission

Benita FERRERO-WALDNER

Member of the Commission


(1)   OJ L 358, 31.12.2002, p. 28.


ANNEX I

‘ANNEX II

List of participants in the Kimberley Process certification scheme and their duly appointed competent authorities as referred to in Articles 2, 3, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19 and 20

ANGOLA

Ministry of Geology and Mines

Rua Hochi Min

C.P # 1260

Luanda

Angola

ARMENIA

Department of Gemstones and Jewellery

Ministry of Trade and Economic Development

M. Mkrtchyan 5

Yerevan

Armenia

AUSTRALIA

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Trade Development Division

R.G. Casey Building

John McEwen Crescent

Barton ACT 0221

Australia

BANGLADESH

Export Promotion Bureau

TCB Bhaban

1, Karwan Bazaar

Dhaka

Bangladesh

BELARUS

Ministry of Finance

Department for Precious Metals and Precious Stones

Sovetskaja Str., 7

220010 Minsk

Republic of Belarus

BOTSWANA

Ministry of Minerals, Energy & Water Resources

PI Bag 0018

Gaborone

Botswana

BRAZIL

Ministry of Mines and Energy

Esplanada dos Ministérios — Bloco “U” — 4o andar

70065 — 900 Brasilia — DF

Brazil

CANADA

International:

Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade

Peace Building and Human Security Division

Lester B Pearson Tower B - Room: B4-120

125 Sussex Drive Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G2

Canada

General Enquiries:

Kimberley Process Office

Minerals and Metals Sector (MMS)

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)

580 Booth Street, 9th floor

Ottawa, Ontario

Canada K1A 0E4

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

Secrétariat Permanent du Processus de Kimberley

BP 26

Bangui

Central African Republic

CHINA, People's Republic of

Department of Inspection and Quarantine Clearance

General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ)

9 Madiandonglu

Haidian District, Beijing 100088

People's Republic of China

HONG KONG, Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China

Department of Trade and Industry

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Peoples Republic of China

Room 703, Trade and Industry Tower

700 Nathan Road

Kowloon

Hong Kong

China

CONGO, Democratic Republic of

Centre d'Evaluation, d'Expertise et de Certification (CEEC)

17th floor, BCDC Tower

30th June Avenue

Kinshasa

Democratic Republic of Congo

CONGO, Republic of

Bureau d'expertise, d'évaluation et de certification (BEEC)

Ministère des Mines, des Industries Minières et de la Géologie

BP 2474

Brazzaville

Republic of Congo

CROATIA

Ministry of Economy, Labour and Entrepreneurship of the Republic of Croatia

Ulica grada Vukovara 78

10000 Zagreb

Croatia

EUROPEAN COMMUNITY

European Commission

DG External Relations/A/2

170, rue de la Loi

B-1049 Brussels

Belgium

GHANA

Precious Minerals Marketing Company (Ltd.)

Diamond House,

Kinbu Road,

P.O. Box M. 108

Accra

Ghana

GUINEA

Ministry of Mines and Geology

BP 2696

Conakry

Guinea

GUYANA

Geology and Mines Commission

P O Box 1028

Upper Brickdam

Stabroek

Georgetown

Guyana

INDIA

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council

Diamond Plaza, 5th Floor 391-A

Mumbai 400004

India

INDONESIA

Directorate-General of Foreign Trade

Ministry of Trade

JI M.I. Ridwan Rais No. 5

Blok I Iantai 4

Jakarta Pusat Kotak Pos. 10110

Jakarta

Indonesia

ISRAEL

Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor

Office of the Diamond Controller

3 Jabotinsky Road

Ramat Gan 52520

Israel

JAPAN

United Nations Policy Division

Foreign Policy Bureau

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2-2-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku

100-8919 Tokyo, Japan

Japan

KOREA, Republic of

Export Control Policy Division

Ministry of Knowledge Economy

Government Complex

Jungang-dong 1, Gwacheon-si

Gyeonggi-do 427-723

Seoul

Korea

LAOS, People’s Democratic Republic

Department of Import and Export

Ministry of Industry and Commerce

Vientiane

Laos

LEBANON

Ministry of Economy and Trade

Lazariah Building

Down Town

Beirut

Lebanon

LESOTHO

Department of Mines and Geology

P.O. Box 750

Maseru 100

Lesotho

LIBERIA

Government Diamond Office

Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy

Capitol Hill

P.O. Box 10-9024

1000 Monrovia 10

Liberia

MALAYSIA

Ministry of International Trade and Industry

Trade Cooperation and Industry Coordination Section

Blok 10

Komplek Kerajaan Jalan Duta

50622 Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

MAURITIUS

Import Division

Ministry of Industry, Small & Medium Enterprises, Commerce & Cooperatives

4th Floor, Anglo Mauritius Building

Intendance Street

Port Louis

Mauritius

MEXICO

Secretaría de Economía

Dirección General de Política Comercial

Alfonso Reyes No 30, Colonia Hipódromo Condesa, Piso 16.

Delegación Cuactemoc, Código Postal: 06140 México, D.F.

México

NAMIBIA

Diamond Commission

Ministry of Mines and Energy

Private Bag 13297

Windhoek

Namibia

NEW ZEALAND

Certificate Issuing authority:

Middle East and Africa Division

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Private Bag 18901

Wellington

New Zealand

Import and Export Authority:

New Zealand Customs Service

PO Box 2218

Wellington

New Zealand

NORWAY

Section for Public International Law

Department for Legal Affairs

Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs

P.O. Box 8114

0032 Oslo

Norway

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Gokhran of Russia

14, 1812 Goda St.

121170 Moscow

Russia

SIERRA LEONE

Ministry of Mineral Resources

Gold and Diamond Office (GDO)

Youyi Building

Brookfields

Freetown

Sierra Leone

SINGAPORE

Ministry of Trade and Industry

100 High Street

#0901, The Treasury,

Singapore 179434

SOUTH AFRICA

South African Diamond and Precious Metals Regulator

SA Diamond Centre

240 Commissioner Street

Johannesburg 2000

South Africa

SRI LANKA

National Gem and Jewellery Authority

25, Galleface Terrace

Colombo 03

Sri Lanka

SWITZERLAND

State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO)

Task Force Sanctions

Effingerstrasse 27

3003 Berne

Switzerland

TAIWAN, PENGHU, KINMEN AND MATSU, Separate Customs Territory

Export/Import Administration Division

Bureau of Foreign Trade

Ministry of Economic Affairs

1, Hu Kou Street

Taipei, 100

Taiwan

TANZANIA

Commission for Minerals

Ministry of Energy and Minerals

PO Box 2000

Dar es Salaam

Tanzania

THAILAND

Department of Foreign Trade

Ministry of Commerce

44/100 Nonthaburi 1 Road

Muang District, Nonthaburi 11000

Thailand

TOGO

Ministry of Mine, Energy and Water

Head Office of Mines and Geology

B.P. 356

216, Avenue Sarakawa

Lomé

Togo

TURKEY

Foreign Exchange Department

Undersecretariat of Treasury

T.C. Bașbakanlık Hazine

Müsteșarlığı İnönü Bulvarı No:36

06510 Emek — Ankara

Turkey

Import and Export Authority:

Istanbul Gold Exchange

Rıhtım Cad. No:81

34425 Karaköy — İstanbul

Turkey

UKRAINE

Ministry of Finance

State Gemological Center

Degtyarivska St. 38-44

Kiev 04119

Ukraine

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

U.A.E Kimberley Process Office

Dubai Multi Commodities Center

Dubai Airport Free Zone

Emirates Security Building

Block B, 2nd Floor, Office # 20

Dubai

United Arab Emirates

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

United States Kimberley Process Authority

11 West 47 Street 11th floor

New York, NY 10036

United States of America

U.S. Department of State

Room 4843 EB/ESC

2201 C Street, NW

Washington D.C. 20520

United States of America

VIETNAM

Ministry of Industry and Trade

Import Export Management Department

54 Hai Ba Trung

Hanoi

Vietnam

ZIMBABWE

Principal Minerals Development Office

Ministry of Mines and Mining Development

Private Bag 7709, Causeway

Harare

Zimbabwe’


ANNEX II

‘ANNEX III

List of Member States' competent authorities and their tasks as referred to in Articles 2 and 19

BELGIUM

Federale Overheidsdienst Economie, KMO, Middenstand en Energie, Dienst Vergunningen/Service Public Fédéral Economie, PME, Classes moyennes et Energie, Service Licence,

Italiëlei 124, bus 71

B-2000 Antwerpen

Tel. (32-3) 206 94 72

Fax (32-3) 206 94 90

E-mail: kpcs-belgiumdiamonds@economie.fgov.be

In Belgium the controls of imports and exports of rough diamonds required by Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002 and the customs treatment will only be done at:

The Diamond Office,

Hovenierstraat 22

B-2018 Antwerpen

BULGARIA

Ministry of Finance,

External Finance Directorate

102, G. Rakovski str.

Sofia, 1040

Bulgaria

Tel. (359.2) 985.924.01/985.924.10/985.924.15

Fax (359.2).981.2498

E-mail: feedback@minfin.bg

CZECH REPUBLIC

In the Czech Republic the controls of imports and exports of rough diamonds required by Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002 and the customs treatment will only be done at:

Generální ředitelství cel

Budějovická 7

140 96 Praha 4

Česká republika

Tel. (420-2) 61 33 38 41, (420-2) 61 33 38 59, cell (420-737) 213 793

Fax (420-2) 61 33 38 70

E-mail: diamond@cs.mfcr.cz

GERMANY

In Germany the controls of imports and exports of rough diamonds required by Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002, including the issuing of Community certificates, will only be done at the following authority:

Hauptzollamt Koblenz

Zollamt Idar-Oberstein

Zertifizierungsstelle für Rohdiamanten

Hauptstraße 197

D-55743 Idar-Oberstein

Tel. (49-6781) 56 27-31

Fax (49-6781) 56 27-19

E-mail: poststelle@zabir.bfinv.de

For the purpose of Articles 5(3), 6, 9, 10, 14(3), 15 and 17 of this Regulation, concerning in particular reporting obligations to the Commission, the following authority shall act as competent German authority:

Bundesfinanzdirektion Südost

Krelingstraβe 50

D-90408 Nürnberg

Tel. (49-911) 376-3429, 376-3586, 376-3582

Fax (49-911) 376-2270

E-mail: diamond.cert@ofdn.bfinv.de

ROMANIA

Autoritatea Națională pentru Protecția Consumatorilor

(National Authority for Consumer Protection)

Precious Metals and Precious Stones Department

24 Gral Berthelot, Sect. 1

010164, Bucharest

Tel. (40-21) 318 46 35/312 98 90/312 12 75

Fax (40-21) 318 46 35/314 34 62

www.anpc.ro

UNITED KINGDOM

Government Diamond Office

Global Business Group

Room W 3.111.B

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

King Charles Street

London SW1A 2AH

Tel. (44-207) 008 6903

Fax (44-207) 008 3905

GDO@gtnet.gov.uk’


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