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Commission Regulation (EEC) No 691/91 of 20 March 1991 on the supply of various consignments of cereals as food aid

OJ L 76, 22.3.1991, p. 11–13 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 15/05/1991



Commission Regulation (EEC) No 691/91 of 20 March 1991 on the supply of various consignments of cereals as food aid

Official Journal L 076 , 22/03/1991 P. 0011 - 0013

COMMISSION REGULATION (EEC) No 691/91 of 20 March 1991 on the supply of various consignments of cereals as food aid


Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EEC) No 3972/86 of 22 December 1986 on food-aid policy and food-aid management (1), as last amended by Regulation (EEC) No 1930/90 (2), and in particular Article 6 (1) (c) thereof,

Whereas Council Regulation (EEC) No 1420/87 of 21 May 1987 laying down implementing rules for Regulation (EEC) No 3972/86 on food-aid policy and food-aid management (3) lays down the list of countries and organizations eligible for food-aid operations and specifies the general criteria on the transport of food aid beyond the fob stage;

Whereas, following the taking of a number of decisions on the allocation of food aid, the Commission has allocated to certain countries and beneficiary organizations 23 500 tonnes of cereals;

Whereas it is necessary to provide for the carrying-out of this measure in accordance with the rules laid down by Commission Regulation (EEC) No 2200/87 of 8 July 1987 laying down general rules for the mobilization in the Community of products to be supplied as Community food aid (4); whereas it is necessary to specify the time limits and conditions of supply and the procedure to be followed to determine the resultant costs,


Article 1

Cereals shall be mobilized in the Community as Community food aid for supply to the recipients listed in the Annexes in accordance with Regulation (EEC) No 2200/87 and under the conditions set out in the Annexes. Supplies shall be awarded by the tendering procedure.

The successful tenderer is deemed to have noted and accepted all the general and specific conditions applicable. Any other condition or reservation included in his tender is deemed unwritten.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the day following its publication in the Official Journal of the European Communities. This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 20 March 1991.

For the Commission


Member of the Commission

(1) OJ No L 370, 30. 12. 1986, p. 1.

(2) OJ No L 174, 7. 7. 1990, p. 6.

(3) OJ No L 136, 26. 5. 1987, p. 1.

(4) OJ No L 204, 25. 7. 1987, p. 1.


1. Operation No (1): 25/91

2. Programme: 1991

3. Recipient (8): Euronaid, Rhijngeesterstraatweg 40, PO Box 77, NL-2340 AB Oegstgeest

4. Representative of the recipient (2): see OJ No C 103, 16. 4. 1987

5. Place or country of destination: Sudan

6. Product to be mobilized: common wheat

7. Characteristics and quality of the goods (3) (7) (10): see list published in OJ No C 216, 14. 8. 1987, p. 3 (under II.A.1)

8. Total quantity: 23 500 tonnes

9. Number of lots: one

10. Packaging and marking (4) (11): see list published in OJ No C 216, 14. 8. 1987, p. 3 (under II.B.1.c)

Marking on the bags in letters at least 5 cm high:

'ACTION No 25/91 / WHEAT / SUDAN / 912201 / PORT SUDAN'

11. Method of mobilization: the Community market

12. Stage of supply : free at port of shipment - fob stowed (9)

13. Port of shipment: -

14. Port of landing specified by the recipient: -

15. Port of landing: -

16. Address of the warehouse and, if appropriate, port of landing: -

17. Period for making the goods available at the port of shipment: before 15. 5. 1991

18. Deadline for the supply: -

19. Procedure for determining the costs of supply: tendering

20. Date of expiry of the period allowed for submission of tenders: 9. 4. 1991, at 12 noon

21. In the case of a second invitation to tender:

(a) deadline for the submission of tenders: 16. 4. 1991, at 12 noon

(b) period for making the goods available at the port of shipment: before 15. 5. 1991

(c) deadline for the supply: -

22. Amount of the tendering security: ECU 5 per tonne

23. Amount of the delivery security: 10 % of the amount of the tender in ecus

24. Address for submission of tenders (5): Bureau de l'aide alimentaire, à l'attention de Monsieur N. Arend, bâtiment Loi 120, bureau 7/58, 200 rue de la Loi, B-1049 Bruxelles; telex AGREC 22037 B or 25670 B.

25. Refund payable on request by the successful tenderer (6): refund applicable on 18. 3. 1991, fixed by Commission Regulation (EEC) No 484/91 (OJ No L 55 of 1. 3. 1991, p. 30)


(1) The operation number is to be quoted in all correspondence.

(2) Commission delegate to be contacted by the successful tenderer:

see list published in OJ No C 227, 7. 9. 1985, p. 4.

(3) The successful tenderer shall deliver to the beneficiary a certificate from an official entity certifying that for the product to be delivered the standards applicable, relative to nuclear radiation, in the Member State concerned, have not been exceeded.

The radioactivity certificate must indicate the caesium-134 and -137 and iodine 131 levels.

(4) Since the goods may be rebagged, the successful tenderer must provide 2 % of empty bags of the same quality as those containing the goods, with the marking followed by a capital 'R'.

(5) In order not to overload the telex, tenderers are requested to provide, before the date and time laid down in point 20 of this Annex, evidence that the tendering security referred to in Article 7 (4) (a) of Regulation (EEC) No 2200/87 has been lodged, preferably:

- either by porter at the office referred to in point 24 of this Annex,

or by telecopier on one of the following numbers in Brussels:

- 235 01 32,

- 236 10 97,

- 235 01 30,

- 236 20 05.

(6) Commission Regulation (EEC) No 2330/87 (OJ No L 210, 1. 8. 1987, p. 56) is applicable as regards the export refund and where appropriate, the monetary and accession compensatory amounts, the representative rate and the monetary coefficient. The date referred to in Article 2 of the abovementioned Regulation is that referred to in point 25 of this Annex.

(7) The successful tenderer shall supply to the beneficiary or its representative, on delivery, the following documents:

- phytosanitary certificate,

- certificate of origin.

(8) The successful tenderer shall contact the recipient as soon as possible to establish which consignment documents are required and how they are to be distributed.

(9) By way of derogation from Articles 7 (3) (f) and 13 (2) of Regulation (EEC) No 2200/87, the price tendered must include the loading and stowage costs. The loading and stowage operations will be the responsibility of the successful tenderer.

(10) Radiation certificate legalized by a consulate of Sudan.

(11) The supplier should send a duplicate of the original invoice to: M. De Keyzer and Schuetz BV, Postbus 1438, Blaak 16, NL-3000 BK Rotterdam.