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Document 32010R0716

Commission Regulation (EU) No 716/2010 of 6 August 2010 concerning the classification of certain goods in the Combined Nomenclature

OJ L 210, 11.8.2010, p. 22–23 (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 02 Volume 021 P. 189 - 190

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2010/716/oj

11.8.2010   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 210/22


COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 716/2010

of 6 August 2010

concerning the classification of certain goods in the Combined Nomenclature

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

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

Having regard to Council Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 of 23 July 1987 on the tariff and statistical nomenclature and on the Common Customs Tariff (1), and in particular Article 9(1)(a) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

In order to ensure uniform application of the Combined Nomenclature annexed to Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87, it is necessary to adopt measures concerning the classification of the goods referred to in the Annex to this Regulation.

(2)

Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 has laid down the general rules for the interpretation of the Combined Nomenclature. Those rules apply also to any other nomenclature which is wholly or partly based on it or which adds any additional subdivision to it and which is established by specific provisions of the Union, with a view to the application of tariff and other measures relating to trade in goods.

(3)

Pursuant to those general rules, the goods described in column 1 of the table set out in the Annex should be classified under the CN code indicated in column 2, by virtue of the reasons set out in column 3 of that table.

(4)

It is appropriate to provide that binding tariff information which has been issued by the customs authorities of Member States in respect of the classification of goods in the Combined Nomenclature but which is not in accordance with this Regulation can, for a period of three months, continue to be invoked by the holder, under Article 12(6) of Council Regulation (EEC) No 2913/92 of 12 October 1992 establishing the Community Customs Code (2).

(5)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Customs Code Committee,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The goods described in column 1 of the table set out in the Annex shall be classified within the Combined Nomenclature under the CN code indicated in column 2 of that table.

Article 2

Binding tariff information issued by the customs authorities of Member States, which is not in accordance with this Regulation, can continue to be invoked for a period of three months under Article 12(6) of Regulation (EEC) No 2913/92.

Article 3

This Regulation shall enter into force on the 20th day following 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, 6 August 2010.

For the Commission, On behalf of the President,

Janusz LEWANDOWSKI

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 256, 7.9.1987, p. 1.

(2)  OJ L 302, 19.10.1992, p. 1.


ANNEX

Description of the goods

Classification

(CN code)

Reasons

(1)

(2)

(3)

A product comprising:

a high pressure mercury vapour discharge lamp with a non-sealed beam reflector,

cabling,

ventilation slots,

an installation frame with a holder, and

a socket.

The product is designed to be used in projectors.

8539 32 10

Classification is determined by General Rules 1 and 6 for the interpretation of the Combined Nomenclature, Note 2(a) to Section XVI and by the wording of CN codes 8539, 8539 32 and 8539 32 10.

As the product is considered to be a part of a projector, Note 2 to Section XVI applies.

By virtue of Note 2(a) to Section XVI, parts which are goods included in any of the headings of Chapter 84 or 85 are to be classified in their respective headings.

Given its characteristics, the product meets the terms of heading 8539. Consequently, classification under heading 8529 is excluded.

The product is therefore to be classified under CN code 8539 32 10 as a mercury vapour discharge lamp.


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