13.2.2009   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 36/1


Authorisation for State aid pursuant to Articles 87 and 88 of the EC Treaty

Cases where the Commission raises no objections

(2009/C 36/01)

Date of adoption of the decision

23.12.2008

Reference number of the aid

N 475/08

Member State

Italy

Region

Sardegna

Title (and/or name of the beneficiary)

Contributi per il miglioramento, l'adeguamento o la realizzazione delle strutture aziendali di allevamento nel comparto suinicolo

Legal basis

L.R. 5 marzo 2008, n. 3 (Finanziaria 2008) — articolo 7, comma 1

DGR n. 31/12 del 27 maggio 2008, concernente «Legge regionale del 5 marzo 2008, n. 3 — articolo 7 comma 1 — Contributi per il miglioramento, l'adeguamento o la realizzazione delle strutture aziendali di allevamento nel comparto suinicolo»

Type of measure

Investment aid

Objective

Investment aid

Form of aid

Direct grant

Budget

Overall budget: EUR 2 million

Intensity

40 % of eligible investments and 50 % of eligible investments in less favoured areas. For young farmers the maximum intensity is increased by 10 %

Duration

From approval by the Commission until 31 December 2010

Economic sectors

Agricultural sector

Name and address of the granting authority

Regione Autonoma Sardegna

Assessorato Agricoltura

Via Pessagno 4

Cagliari

Italia

Other information

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confidential information has been removed, can be found at:

http://ec.europa.eu/community_law/state_aids/

Date of adoption of the decision

23.12.2008

Reference number of the aid

N 643/08

Member State

Ireland

Region

Title (and/or name of the beneficiary)

Special measures relating to meat products of animal origin from pigs following a dioxin contamination in Ireland

Legal basis

The Central Fund (Permanent Provisions) Act, 1965

The Annual Appropriation Act

Type of measure

Compensation to remedy the consequences of an exceptional occurrence (Article 87(2)(b) of the Treaty)

Objective

Compensation to remedy for a serious disturbance in the economy

Form of aid

Direct grant

Budget

Around EUR 170 million

Intensity

Up to 100 %

Duration

Until 31.3.2009

Economic sectors

Agriculture

Name and address of the granting authority

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

Agriculture House

Kildare Street

Dublin 2

Ireland

Other information

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confidential information has been removed, can be found at:

http://ec.europa.eu/community_law/state_aids/