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Document 32006R2026

Commission Regulation (EC) No 2026/2006 of 22 December 2006 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002 implementing the Kimberley Process certification scheme for the international trade in rough diamonds

OJ L 384, 29.12.2006, p. 85–91 (ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, NL, PL, PT, SK, SL, FI, SV)
Special edition in Bulgarian: Chapter 18 Volume 006 P. 70 - 76
Special edition in Romanian: Chapter 18 Volume 006 P. 70 - 76

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 03/05/2007; Implicitly repealed by 32007R0613

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2006/2026/oj

29.12.2006   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 384/85


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 2026/2006

of 22 December 2006

amending Council Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002 implementing the Kimberley Process certification scheme for the international trade in rough diamonds

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002 of 20 December 2002 implementing the Kimberley Process certification scheme for the international trade in rough diamonds (1) and in particular Articles 19 and 20 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Article 20 of Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002 provides for the amending of the list of participants in the Kimberley Process certification scheme in Annex II.

(2)

Bulgaria and Romania are listed as participants in the Kimberley Process certification scheme in Annex II.

(3)

In view of their accession to the European Union on 1 January 2007, Bulgaria and Romania cease to be participants in the Kimberley Process certification scheme in their own right on 31 December 2006 and should therefore be removed from the list of Participants.

(4)

Annex II should therefore be amended accordingly.

(5)

Article 19 of Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002 stipulates that Member States may designate Community authorities to fulfil the tasks required by the said Regulation, and entrusts the Commission with maintaining a list of Community authorities in Annex III.

(6)

Belgium and Germany have informed the Commission of changes to the details of their respective Community authorities.

(7)

Annex III should be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002 is hereby replaced by the text in Annex I to this Regulation.

Article 2

Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002 is hereby replaced by Annex II to this Regulation.

Article 3

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

It shall be applicable with effect from 1 January 2007.

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

Done at Brussels, 22 December 2006.

For the Commission

Benita FERRERO-WALDNER

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 358, 31.12.2002, p. 28. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1636/2006 (OJ L 306, 7.11.2006, p. 10).


ANNEX I

‘ANNEX II

List of participants in the Kimberley Process certification scheme and their duly appointed competent authorities as referred to in Articles 2, 3, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19 and 20

ANGOLA

Ministry of Geology and Mines

Rua Hochi Min

Luanda

Angola

ARMENIA

Department of Gemstones and Jewellery

Ministry of Trade and Economic Development

Yerevan

Armenia

AUSTRALIA

Community Protection Section

Australian Customs Section

Customs House, 5 Constitution Avenue

Canberra ACT 2601

Australia

Minerals Development Section

Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources

GPO Box 9839

Canberra ACT 2601

Australia

BANGLADESH

Ministry of Commerce

Export Promotion Bureau

Dhaka

Bangladesh

BELARUS

Department of Finance

Sovetskaja Str., 7

220010 Minsk

Republic of Belarus

BOTSWANA

Ministry of Minerals, Energy & Water Resources

PI Bag 0018

Gaborone

Botswana

BRAZIL

Ministry of Mines and Energy

Esplanada dos Ministérios — Bloco “U” — 3o andar

70065 — 900 Brasilia — DF

Brazil

CANADA

 

International:

Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade

Peace Building and Human Security Division

Lester B Pearson Tower B — Room: B4-120

125 Sussex Drive Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G2

Canada

 

For specimen of the Canadian KP Certificate:

Stewardship Division

International and Domestic Market Policy Division

Mineral and Metal Policy Branch

Minerals and Metals Sector

Natural Resources Canada

580 Booth Street, 10th Floor, Room: 10A6

Ottawa, Ontario

Canada K1A 0E4

 

General Enquiries:

Kimberley Process Office

Minerals and Metals Sector (MMS)

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)

10th Floor, Area A-7

580 Booth Street

Ottawa, Ontario

Canada K1A 0E4

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

Independent Diamond Valuators (IDV)

Immeuble SOCIM, 2ème étage

BP 1613 Bangui

Central African Republic

CHINA, People’s Republic of

Department of Inspection and Quarantine Clearance

General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ)

9 Madiandonglu

Haidian District, Beijing

People’s Republic of China

HONG KONG, Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China

Department of Trade and Industry

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Peoples Republic of China

Room 703, Trade and Industry Tower

700 Nathan Road

Kowloon

Hong Kong

China

CONGO, Democratic Republic of

Centre d’Evaluation, d’Expertise et de Certification (CEEC)

17th floor, BCDC Tower

30th June Avenue

Kinshasa

Democratic Republic of Congo

CÔTE D’IVOIRE

Ministry of Mines and Energy

BP V 91

Abidjan

Côte d’Ivoire

CROATIA

Ministry of Economy

Zagreb

Republic of Croatia

EUROPEAN COMMUNITY

European Commission

DG External Relations/A/2

B-1049 Brussels

Belgium

GHANA

Precious Minerals Marketing Company (Ltd.)

Diamond House,

Kinbu Road,

P.O. Box M. 108

Accra

Ghana

GUINEA

Ministry of Mines and Geology

BP 2696

Conakry

Guinea

GUYANA

Geology and Mines Commission

P O Box 1028

Upper Brickdam

Stabroek

Georgetown

Guyana

INDIA

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council

Diamond Plaza, 5th Floor 391-A, Fr D.B. Marg

Mumbai 400 004

India

INDONESIA

Directorate-General of Foreign Trade

Ministry of Trade

JI M.I. Ridwan Rais No 5

Blok I Iantai 4

Jakarta Pusat Kotak Pos. 10110

Jakarta

Indonesia

ISRAEL

Ministry of Industry and Trade

P.O. Box 3007

52130 Ramat Gan

Israel

JAPAN

United Nations Policy Division

Foreign Policy Bureau

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2-11-1, Shibakoen Minato-ku

105-8519 Tokyo

Japan

Mineral and Natural Resources Division

Agency for Natural Resources and Energy

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

1-3-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku

100-8901 Tokyo

Japan

KOREA, Republic of

UN Division

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Government Complex Building

77 Sejong-ro, Jongro-gu

Seoul

Korea

Trade Policy Division

Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Enterprise

1 Joongang-dong, Kwacheon-City

Kyunggi-do

Korea

LAOS, People’s Democratic Republic

Department of Foreign Trade,

Ministry of Commerce

Vientiane

Laos

LEBANON

Ministry of Economy and Trade

Beirut

Lebanon

LESOTHO

Commission of Mines and Geology

P.O. Box 750

Maseru 100

Lesotho

MALAYSIA

Ministry of International Trade and Industry

Blok 10

Komplek Kerajaan Jalan Duta

50622 Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

MAURITIUS

Ministry of Commerce and Co-operatives

Import Division

2nd Floor, Anglo-Mauritius House

Intendance Street

Port Louis

Mauritius

NAMIBIA

Diamond Commission

Ministry of Mines and Energy

Private Bag 13297

Windhoek

Namibia

NORWAY

Section for Public International Law

Department for Legal Affairs

Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs

P.O. Box 8114

0032 Oslo

Norway

NEW ZEALAND

 

Certificate Issuing Authority:

Middle East and Africa Division

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Private Bag 18 901

Wellington

New Zealand

 

Import and Export Authority:

New Zealand Customs Service

PO Box 2218

Wellington

New Zealand

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Gokhran of Russia

14, 1812 Goda St.

121170 Moscow

Russia

SIERRA LEONE

Ministry of Mineral Resources

Youyi Building

Brookfields

Freetown

Sierra Leone

SINGAPORE

Ministry of Trade and Industry

100 High Street

#0901, The Treasury,

Singapore 179434

SOUTH AFRICA

South African Diamond Board

240 Commissioner Street

Johannesburg

South Africa

SRI LANKA

Trade Information Service

Sri Lanka Export Development Board

42 Nawam Mawatha

Colombo 2

Sri Lanka

SWITZERLAND

State Secretariat for Economic Affairs

Export Control Policy and Sanctions

Effingerstrasse 1

3003 Berne

Switzerland

TAIWAN, PENGHU, KINMEN AND MATSU, Separate Customs Territory

Export/Import Administration Division

Bureau of Foreign Trade

Ministry of Economic Affairs

Taiwan

TANZANIA

Commission for Minerals

Ministry of Energy and Minerals

PO Box 2000

Dar es Salaam

Tanzania

THAILAND

Ministry of Commerce

Department of Foreign Trade

44/100 Thanon Sanam Bin Nam-Nonthaburi

Muang District

Nonthaburi 11000

Thailand

TOGO

Directorate General — Mines and Geology

B.P. 356

216, Avenue Sarakawa

Lomé

Togo

UKRAINE

Ministry of Finance

State Gemological Center

Degtyarivska St. 38-44

Kiev

04119 Ukraine

International Department

Diamond Factory “Kristall”

600 Letiya Street 21

21100 Vinnitsa

Ukraine

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Metals and Commodities Centre

PO Box 63

Dubai

United Arab Emirates

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

U.S. Department of State

2201 C St., N.W.

Washington D.C.

United States of America

VENEZUELA

Ministry of Energy and Mines

Apartado Postal No 61536 Chacao

Caracas 1006

Av. Libertadores, Edif. PDVSA, Pent House B

La Campina — Caracas

Venezuela

VIETNAM

Export-Import Management Department

Ministry of Trade of Vietnam

31 Trang Tien

Hanoi 10.000

Vietnam

ZIMBABWE

Principal Minerals Development Office

Ministry of Mines and Mining Development

Private Bag 7709, Causeway

Harare

Zimbabwe’.


ANNEX II

‘ANNEX III

List of Member States’ competent authorities and their tasks as referred to in Articles 2 and 19

BELGIUM

Federale Overheidsdienst Economie, KMO, Middenstand en Energie, Dienst Vergunningen/Service Public Fédéral Economie, PME, Classes moyennes et Energie, Service Licence,

Italiëlei 124, bus 71

B-2000 Antwerpen

Tel. (32-3) 206 94 70

Fax (32-3) 206 94 90

E-mail: kpcs-belgiumdiamonds@economie.fgov.be

In Belgium the controls of imports and exports of rough diamonds required by Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002 and the customs treatment will only be done at:

The Diamond Office

Hovenierstraat 22

B-2018 Antwerpen

CZECH REPUBLIC

In the Czech Republic the controls of imports and exports of rough diamonds required by Regulation 2368/2002 and the customs treatment will only be done at:

Generální ředitelství cel

Budějovická 7

140 96 Praha 4

Česká republika

Tel. (420-2) 61 33 38 41, (420-2) 61 33 38 59, cell (420-737) 213 793

Fax (420-2) 61 33 38 70

E-mail: diamond@cs.mfcr.cz

GERMANY

In Germany the controls of imports and exports of rough diamonds required by Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002, including the issuing of Community certificates, will only be done at the following authority:

OFD Koblenz

— Zoll- und Verbrauchsteuerabteilung —

Vorort Außenwirtschaftsrecht

Wiesenstraße 32

D-67433 Neustadt/Weinstraße

Tel. (49-6321) 89 43 49

Fax (49-6321) 89 48 50

E-Mail: diamond.cert@ofdko-nw.bfinv.de

Contact person: Ms Hiltraud Reinhardt (details as above)

E-Mail: hiltraud.reinhardt@ofdko-nw.bfinv.de

or

Hauptzollamt Koblenz

— Zollamt Idar-Oberstein —

Zertifizierungsstelle für Rohdiamanten

Hauptstraße 197

D-55743 Idar-Oberstein

Tel. (49-6781) 56 27-0

Fax (49-6781) 56 27-19

E-Mail: poststelle@zabir.bfinv.de

UNITED KINGDOM

Government Diamond Office

Global Business Group

Room W 3.111.B

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

King Charles Street

London SW1A 2AH

Tel. (44-207) 008 6903

Fax (44-207) 008 3905

E-mail: GDO@gtnet.gov.uk’


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