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Document 32002R1609

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1609/2002 of 10 September 2002 on the issue of import licences for high-quality fresh, chilled or frozen beef and veal

OJ L 243, 11.9.2002, p. 11–11 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2002/1609/oj

32002R1609

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1609/2002 of 10 September 2002 on the issue of import licences for high-quality fresh, chilled or frozen beef and veal

Official Journal L 243 , 11/09/2002 P. 0011 - 0011


Commission Regulation (EC) No 1609/2002

of 10 September 2002

on the issue of import licences for high-quality fresh, chilled or frozen beef and veal

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Commission Regulation (EC) No 936/97 of 27 May 1997 opening and providing for the administration of tariff quotas for high-quality fresh, chilled and frozen beef and for frozen buffalo meat(1), as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1524/2002(2),

Whereas:

(1) Regulation (EC) No 936/97 provides in Articles 4 and 5 the conditions for applications and for the issue of import licences for meat referred to in Article 2(f).

(2) Article 2(f) of Regulation (EC) No 936/97 fixes the amount of high-quality fresh, chilled or frozen beef and veal originating in and imported from the United States of America and Canada which may be imported on special terms for the period 1 July 2002 to 30 June 2003 at 11500 t.

(3) It should be recalled that licences issued pursuant to this Regulation will, throughout the period of validity, be open for use only in so far as provisions on health protection in force permit,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

1. All applications for import licences from 1 to 5 September 2002 for high-quality fresh, chilled or frozen beef and veal as referred to in Article 2(f) of Regulation (EC) No 936/97 shall be granted in full.

2. Applications for licences may be submitted, in accordance with Article 5 of Regulation (EC) No 936/97, during the first five days of October 2002 for 3597,446 t.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on 11 September 2002.

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

Done at Brussels, 10 September 2002.

For the Commission

J. M. Silva Rodríguez

Agriculture Director-General

(1) OJ L 137, 28.5.1997, p. 10.

(2) OJ L 229, 27.8.2002, p. 7.

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