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Document 31996R1313

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1313/96 of 8 July 1996 amending Regulation (EEC) No 2245/90 laying down detailed rules for the application of the import arrangements applicable to products falling within CN codes 0714 10 91 and 0714 90 11 and originating in the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States or in the overseas countries and territories (OCT)

OJ L 170, 9.7.1996, p. 11–17 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 30/06/1997

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/1996/1313/oj

31996R1313

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1313/96 of 8 July 1996 amending Regulation (EEC) No 2245/90 laying down detailed rules for the application of the import arrangements applicable to products falling within CN codes 0714 10 91 and 0714 90 11 and originating in the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States or in the overseas countries and territories (OCT)

Official Journal L 170 , 09/07/1996 P. 0011 - 0017


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1313/96 of 8 July 1996 amending Regulation (EEC) No 2245/90 laying down detailed rules for the application of the import arrangements applicable to products falling within CN codes 0714 10 91 and 0714 90 11 and originating in the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States or in the overseas countries and territories (OCT)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 3290/94 of 22 December 1994 on the adjustments and transitional arrangements required in the agricultural sector in order to implement the agreements concluded during the Uruguay Round of multilateral trade negotiations (1), as amended by Regulation (EC) No 1193/96 (2), and in particular Article 3 (1) thereof,

Whereas Commission Regulation (EEC) No 2245/90 (3), as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 871/96 (4), lays down transitional measures, applicable until 30 June 1996, to facilitate the transition to the arrangements for importing cereal substitute products and processed cereal and rice products as provided for in Regulation (EEC) No 2245/90 with a view to the implementation of the Agreement on Agriculture concluded during the Uruguay Round of multilateral trade negotiations;

Whereas the period for taking the transitional measures was extended to 30 June 1997 by Regulation (EC) No 1193/96 extending the period for taking the transitional measures necessary in the agricultural sector to implement the agreements concluded under the Uruguay Round of multilateral trade negotiations; whereas, pending the adoption by the Council of a definitive measure, the aforementioned measures should be extended until 30 June 1997;

Whereas the measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Management Committee for Cereals,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Regulation (EEC) No 2245/90 is hereby amended as follows:

1. Article 1 is replaced by the following Articles:

'Article 1

1. For the purposes of Article 14 (1) of Council Regulation (EEC) No 715/90 (*), the customs duties on imports of products listed in Annex A to Regulation (EEC) No 1766/92 and Article 1 (1) (c) of Regulation (EEC) No 1418/76 and originating in the ACP States shall be as set out in the Annex hereto.

2. Without prejudice to paragraph 1, the reduced customs duties listed in the Annex hereto on imports of the products designated hereinunder and originating in the ACP States shall be reduced by:

- ECU 2,19 per 1 000 kg in the case of products falling within CN codes 0714 10 99 and ex 0714 90 19, with the exception of arrowroot,

- ECU 4,38 per 1 000 kg in the case of products falling within CN codes 0714 10 10 and ex 1106 20, with the exception of arrowroot flour and meal,

- 50 % in the case of products falling within CN codes 1108 14 00 and ex 1108 19 90, with the exception of arrowroot starch.

3. Notwithstanding paragraph 1, the customs duties on imports of the following products originating in the ACP States shall not be levied thereon:

- sweet potatoes falling within CN code 0714 20 10,

- products falling within CN code 0714 10 91,

- arrowroot falling within CN code 0714 90 11 and ex 0714 90 19,

- arrowroot flour and meal falling within CN code ex 1106 20,

- arrowroot starch falling within CN code ex 1108 19 90.

Article 1a

The detailed rules for the application of the import arrangements shall be as set out in Articles 2 to 8 as regards:

- products falling within CN codes 0714 10 91 and 0714 90 11 originating in the ACP States and imported into the Community (Title I),

- products falling within CN code 0714 90 11 originating in the ACP States or the OCT and imported into the French overseas territories (Title II).

(*) OJ No L 84, 30. 3. 1990, p. 85.`

2. In Articles 2 (2) and 4 (3), the words 'import duty` are replaced by 'Common Customs Tariff customs duty` each time they appear.

3. The Annex to this Regulation is added.

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 July 1996 to 30 June 1997.

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

Done at Brussels, 8 July 1996.

For the Commission

Franz FISCHLER

Member of the Commission

(1) OJ No L 349, 31. 12. 1994, p. 105.

(2) OJ No L 161, 29. 6. 1996, p. 1.

(3) OJ No L 203, 1. 8. 1990, p. 47.

(4) OJ No L 118, 15. 5. 1996, p. 3.

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