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92/303/EEC: Commission Decision of 22 May 1992 approving measures to set up pilot projects for the control of rabies with a view to its eradication or prevention presented by the Federal Republic of Germany (Only the German text is authentic)

Official Journal L 162 , 16/06/1992 P. 0022 - 0022


COMMISSION DECISION of 22 May 1992 approving measures to set up pilot projects for the control of rabies with a view to its eradication or prevention presented by the Federal Republic of Germany (Only the German text is authentic) (92/303/EEC)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community,

Having regard to Council Decision 89/455/EEC of 24 July 1989 introducing Community measures to set up pilot projects for the control of rabies with a view to its eradication or prevention (1), and in particular Article 4 thereof,

Whereas, conforming to Article 1 of Decision 89/455/EEC the Federal Republic of Germany shall set up large-scale pilot projects in accordance with Article 3 for the eradication or prevention of rabies in the wild life of the Community using vaccines for the oral immunization of foxes;

Whereas the pilot projects as presented by the Federal Republic of Germany include the adjacent border areas of Czechoslovakia, Austria and Poland;

Whereas the pilot project is part of a cross border cooperation with Czechoslovakia, Austria and Poland;

Whereas by letters dated 20 August 1991 the Federal Republic of Germany notified the Commission of pilot projects for the control of rabies with a view to its eradication or prevention;

Whereas, after examination the pilot project was found to comply with Decision 89/455/EEC whereas the conditions for financial participation by the Community are therefore met;

Whereas the measures provided for in this Decision are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Veterinary Committee,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The pilot projects in April and May 1992 for the eradication and prevention of rabies, presented by the Federal Republic of Germany are hereby approved.

Article 2

The Federal Republic of Germany shall bring into force by 1 April 1992 the laws, regulations and administrative provisions for implementing the pilot projects referred to in Article 1.

Article 3

This Decision is addressed to the Federal Republic of Germany. Done at Brussels, 22 May 1992. For the Commission

Ray MAC SHARRY

Member of the Commission

(1) OJ No L 223, 2. 8. 1989, p. 19.