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Document 32001R2539

Commission Regulation (EC) No 2539/2001 of 21 December 2001 amending Regulation (EC) No 1555/96 on rules of application for additional import duties on fruit and vegetables

OJ L 341, 22.12.2001, p. 77–78 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 31/03/2002; Implicitly repealed by 32002R0498

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2001/2539/oj

32001R2539

Commission Regulation (EC) No 2539/2001 of 21 December 2001 amending Regulation (EC) No 1555/96 on rules of application for additional import duties on fruit and vegetables

Official Journal L 341 , 22/12/2001 P. 0077 - 0078


Commission Regulation (EC) No 2539/2001

of 21 December 2001

amending Regulation (EC) No 1555/96 on rules of application for additional import duties on fruit and vegetables

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 2200/96 of 28 October 1996 on the common organisation of the market in fruit and vegetables(1), as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 911/2001(2), and in particular Article 33(4) thereof,

Whereas:

(1) Commission Regulation (EC) No 1555/96(3), as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 2135/2001(4), provides for surveillance of imports of the products listed in the Annex thereto. That surveillance is to be carried out in accordance with the rules on the surveillance of preferential imports laid down in Article 308d of Commission Regulation (EEC) No 2454/93(5), as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 993/2001(6).

(2) For the purposes of Article 5(4) of the Agreement on Agriculture(7) concluded during the Uruguay Round of multilateral trade negotiations and in the light of the latest data available for 1998, 1999 and 2000, the trigger levels for additional duties on courgettes, lemons, apples and pears should be amended.

(3) The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Management Committee for Fresh Fruit and Vegetables,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The Annex to Regulation (EC) No 1555/96 is replaced by the Annex hereto.

Article 2

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

It shall apply from 1 January 2002.

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

Done at Brussels, 21 December 2001.

For the Commission

Franz Fischler

Member of the Commission

(1) OJ L 297, 21.11.1996, p. 1.

(2) OJ L 129, 11.5.2001, p. 3.

(3) OJ L 193, 3.8.1996, p. 1.

(4) OJ L 287, 31.10.2001, p. 19.

(5) OJ L 253, 11.10.1993, p. 1.

(6) OJ L 141, 28.5.2001, p. 1.

(7) OJ L 336, 23.12.1994, p. 22.

ANNEX

"ANNEX

Without prejudice to the rules for the interpretation of the Combined Nomenclature, the description of the products is deemed to be indicative only. The scope of the additional duties for the purposes of this Annex is determined by the scope of the CN codes as they exist at the time of the adoption of this Regulation. Where "ex" appears before the CN code, the scope of the additional duties is determined both by the scope of the CN code and the corresponding trigger period.

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