17.11.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 465/175


P9_TA(2021)0034

Non-objection to a delegated act: Union support for rural development in the year 2021

European Parliament decision to raise no objections to the Commission delegated regulation of 19 January 2021 amending Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 1305/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the amounts of Union support for rural development in the year 2021 (C(2021)00188 — 2021/2517(DEA))

(2021/C 465/21)

The European Parliament,

having regard to the Commission delegated regulation (C(2021)00188),

having regard to the Commission’s letter of 22 January 2021 asking Parliament to declare that it will raise no objections to the delegated regulation,

having regard to the letter from the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development to the Chair of the Conference of Committee Chairs of 2 February 2021,

having regard to Article 290 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

having regard to Regulation (EU) No 1305/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council (1), and in particular Article 58(7) and Article 83(5) thereof,

having regard to Rule 111(6) of its Rules of Procedure,

having regard to the recommendation for a decision of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development,

having regard to the fact that no objections have been raised within the period laid down in the third and fourth indents of Rule 111(6) of its Rules of Procedure, which expired on 9 February 2021,

A.

whereas Regulation (EU) 2020/2220 of the European Parliament and of the Council (2) (the ‘Transitional Regulation’), which amended Regulation (EU) No 1305/2013 by including national envelopes for the years 2021 and 2022, only entered into force on 29 December 2020;

B.

whereas the set envelopes need to be adjusted once the Member States inform the Commission about the amounts of the reduction of payments exceeding EUR 150 000 and about their implementation of flexibility between pillars;

C.

whereas in previous years such notification took place in August and the Commission adopted the delegated act amending the envelopes in the autumn but, due to the late adoption of the Transitional Regulation, this was not possible in 2020;

D.

whereas, in order for the Member States and the Commission to be able to start implementation of rural development programmes for 2021, it is of the utmost importance for the delegated regulation to enter into force as soon as possible;

1.

Declares that it has no objections to the delegated regulation;

2.

Instructs its President to forward this decision to the Council and the Commission.

(1)  Regulation (EU) No 1305/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 on support for rural development by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1698/2005 (OJ L 347, 20.12.2013, p. 487).

(2)  Regulation (EU) 2020/2220 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 December 2020 laying down certain transitional provisions for support from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and from the European Agricultural Guarantee Fund (EAGF) in the years 2021 and 2022 and amending Regulations (EU) No 1305/2013, (EU) No 1306/2013 and (EU) No 1307/2013 as regards resources and application in the years 2021 and 2022 and Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013 as regards resources and the distribution of such support in respect of the years 2021 and 2022 (OJ L 437, 28.12.2020, p. 1).