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Commission Regulation (EC) No 11/2008 of 8 January 2008 implementing Regulation (EC) No 1059/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of a common classification of territorial units for statistics (NUTS) on the transmission of the time series for the new regional breakdown

OJ L 5, 9.1.2008, p. 13–14 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)
Special edition in Croatian: Chapter 14 Volume 003 P. 79 - 80

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2008/11/oj

9.1.2008   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 5/13


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 11/2008

of 8 January 2008

implementing Regulation (EC) No 1059/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of a common classification of territorial units for statistics (NUTS) on the transmission of the time series for the new regional breakdown

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Regulation (EC) No 1059/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 May 2003 on the establishment of a common classification of territorial units for statistics (NUTS) (1), and in particular Article 5(5) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Regulation (EC) No 1059/2003 constitutes the legal framework for the EU regional classification in order to enable the collection, compilation and dissemination of harmonised regional statistics in the Community.

(2)

Article 5(5) of Regulation (EC) No 1059/2003 provides that when an amendment is made to the NUTS classification, the Member State concerned shall transmit to the Commission the time series for the new regional classification to replace data already transmitted. The list of the time series and their length shall be specified by the Commission taking into account the feasibility of providing them. These time series are to be supplied within two years of the amendment to the NUTS classification.

(3)

Regulation (EC) No 1059/2003 has been amended by Regulation (EC) No 1888/2005 (2) by reason of the accession of the Czech Republic, Estonia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Slovenia and Slovakia to the European Union and by Regulation (EC) No 105/2007.

(4)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Statistical Programme Committee, established by Council Decision 89/382/EEC, Euratom (3),

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Member States shall transmit to the Commission the time series for the new regional breakdown in accordance with the list specified in the Annex.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the 20th 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, 8 January 2008.

For the Commission

Joaquín ALMUNIA

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 154, 21.6.2003, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 105/2007 (OJ L 39, 10.2.2007, p. 1).

(2)  OJ L 309, 25.11.2005, p. 1.

(3)  OJ L 181, 28.6.1989, p. 47.


ANNEX

Required starting year by statistical domain

Domain

NUTS level 2

NUTS level 3

Agriculture

2007

 

Demography

1990

1990

Regional Accounts

1999

1999

Household accounts

1999

 

Education

2007

 

Health — causes of death

1994

 

Health — infrastructure

2000

 

Labour Force Survey

2000

 

Employment, Unemployment

 

2000

Research and Development

2003

 

Structural Business Survey

2007

 

Tourism

2000

2005

Transport — road

 

2007

Transport — rail

2005

 

Transport — inland waterways

2007

 

Environment — waste statistics

2004

 

Environment — other

2003

 


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