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Document 32002R1768

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1768/2002 of 3 October 2002 amending Regulation (EC) No 1555/96 on rules of application for additional import duties on fruit and vegetables

EÜT L 267, 4.10.2002, p. 15–16 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

Legal status of the document No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 31/10/2002; mõjud tunnistatud kehtetuks 32002R1949

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2002/1768/oj

32002R1768

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1768/2002 of 3 October 2002 amending Regulation (EC) No 1555/96 on rules of application for additional import duties on fruit and vegetables

Official Journal L 267 , 04/10/2002 P. 0015 - 0016


Commission Regulation (EC) No 1768/2002

of 3 October 2002

amending Regulation (EC) No 1555/96 on rules of application for additional import duties on fruit and vegetables

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 2200/96 of 28 October 1996 on the common organisation of the market in fruit and vegetables(1), as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 545/2002(2), and in particular Article 33(4) thereof,

Whereas:

(1) Commission Regulation (EC) No 1555/96(3), as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1427/2002(4), provides for surveillance of imports of the products listed in the Annex thereto. That surveillance is to be carried out in accordance with the rules on the surveillance of preferential imports laid down in Article 308d of Commission Regulation (EEC) No 2454/93(5), as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 444/2002(6).

(2) For the purposes of Article 5(4) of the Agreement on Agriculture(7) concluded during the Uruguay Round of multilateral trade negotiations and in the light of the latest data available for 1999, 2000 and 2001, the trigger levels for additional duties on tomatoes should be adjusted.

(3) The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Management Committee for Fruit and Vegetables,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The Annex to Regulation (EC) No 1555/96 is replaced by the Annex hereto.

Article 2

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

It shall apply from 1 October 2002.

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

Done at Brussels, 3 October 2002.

For the Commission

Franz Fischler

Member of the Commission

(1) OJ L 297, 21.11.1996, p. 1.

(2) OJ L 84, 28.3.2002, p. 1.

(3) OJ L 193, 3.8.1996, p. 1.

(4) OJ L 206, 3.8.2002, p. 6.

(5) OJ L 253, 11.10.1993, p. 1.

(6) OJ L 68, 12.3.2002, p. 11.

(7) OJ L 336, 23.12.1994, p. 22.

ANNEX

"ANNEX

Without prejudice to the rules for the interpretation of the Combined Nomenclature, the wording of the description of the goods is regarded as being for information purposes only. The scope of the additional duties for the purposes of this Annex is determined by the scope of the CN codes as they exist at the time of adoption of this Regulation. Where "ex" appears before the CN code, the scope of the additional duties is determined both by the scope of the CN code and the corresponding trigger period.

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