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Document 32021R0269

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/269 of 4 December 2020 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/427 as regards the date of application of the amendments to certain detailed production rules for organic products in Annex II to Regulation (EU) 2018/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council (Text with EEA relevance)

C/2020/8462

OJ L 60, 22.2.2021, p. 24–25 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg_del/2021/269/oj

22.2.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 60/24


COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) 2021/269

of 4 December 2020

amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/427 as regards the date of application of the amendments to certain detailed production rules for organic products in Annex II to Regulation (EU) 2018/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

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

Having regard to Regulation (EU) 2018/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 May 2018 on organic production and labelling of organic products and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 (1), and in particular Articles 12(2)(e), 14(2)(c) and 15(2)(a) and (d) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the related public health crisis, Regulation (EU) 2020/1693 of the European Parliament and of the Council (2) postponed the date of application of Regulation (EU) 2018/848 by one year, together with other related dates referred to in Regulation (EU) 2018/848.

(2)

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/427 (3) amended Regulation (EU) 2018/848 as regards certain detailed production rules for organic products. In the interest of legal certainty, those production rules should apply from the date of application of Regulation (EU) 2018/848.

(3)

Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/427 should therefore be amended accordingly.

(4)

As this Regulation needs to apply as a matter of urgency, it should enter into force on the day of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union and apply from 1 January 2021,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

In Article 2 of Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/427, the second paragraph is replaced by the following:

‘It shall apply from 1 January 2022.’

Article 2

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

It shall apply from 1 January 2021.

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

Done at Brussels, 4 December 2020.

For the Commission

The President

Ursula VON DER LEYEN


(1)   OJ L 150, 14.6.2018, p. 1.

(2)  Regulation (EU) 2020/1693 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 November 2020 amending Regulation (EU) 2018/848 on organic production and labelling of organic products as regards its date of application and certain other dates referred to in that Regulation, OJ L 381, 13.11.2020, p. 1.

(3)  Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/427 of 13 January 2020 amending Annex II to Regulation (EU) 2018/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards certain detailed production rules for organic products (OJ L 87, 23.3.2020, p. 1).


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