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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 408/2011

of 27 April 2011

implementing Regulation (EC) No 1185/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning statistics on pesticides, as regards transmission format

(Text with EEA relevance)

(OJ L 108, 28.4.2011, p.21)

Amended by:

 

 

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 408/2011

of 27 April 2011

implementing Regulation (EC) No 1185/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning statistics on pesticides, as regards transmission format

(Text with EEA relevance)



THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

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

Having regard to Regulation (EC) No 1185/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2009 concerning statistics on pesticides ( 1 ), and in particular Article 5(1) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Regulation (EC) No 1185/2009 establishes a new framework for the production of comparable European statistics on sales and use of pesticides.

(2)

In accordance with Article 3(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1185/2009, Member States are to transmit the statistical data in electronic form, in conformity with an appropriate technical format to be adopted by the Commission.

(3)

In order to ensure confidentiality, a flag indicating whether the information transmitted on the substance, chemical class, category of product or major group is confidential or not will be included in the transmission file.

(4)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the European Statistical System Committee,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:



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Article 1

Member States shall transmit the statistical data on pesticides referred to in Annexes I and II to Regulation (EC) No 1185/2009 using the SDMX data structure definitions. The data shall be provided to the Commission (Eurostat) through the single entry point services or the data shall be made available for retrieval by the Commission (Eurostat) by electronic means.

Article 2

The data structure for the transmission on the placing on the market of pesticides to the Commission (Eurostat) shall be as specified in Annex I.

The data structure for the transmission on the agricultural use of pesticides to the Commission (Eurostat) shall be as specified in Annex II.

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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.

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ANNEX I

Statistical data structure on the placing on the market of pesticides

The following data structure shall be included in the transmission files:



Number

Field

Remarks

1

Country

e.g. France

2

Year

Reference year for the data (e.g. 2010)

3

Major group

Codes listed in Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1185/2009

4

Categories of products

 

5

Chemical class

 

6

Active substance

 

7

Observation value (the quantity sold)

in kilograms of substances.

8

For fields number 3, 4, 5 and 6, the confidentiality flag

Flag




ANNEX II

Statistical data structure on the agricultural use of pesticides

The following data structure shall be included in the transmission files:



Number

Field

Remarks

1

Country

e.g. France

2

Year

Reference year for the data (e.g. 2010)

3

Crop

Breakdown by single crops

4

Active substance

Codes listed in Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1185/2009

5

Observation value: quantity of substance used on the crop

In kilograms of substances

6

Observation value: area of the crop treated with this substance

In hectares

7

Confidentiality flag

Flag



( 1 ) OJ L 324, 10.12.2009, p. 1.