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Document 31980D1233

80/1233/EEC: Commission Decision of 12 December 1980 establishing that the apparatus described as 'Ortec-AD 811 camac octal analog-to-digital converter' may not be imported free of Common Customs Tariff duties

OJ L 374, 31.12.1980, p. 11–11 (DA, DE, EN, FR, IT, NL)

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31980D1233

80/1233/EEC: Commission Decision of 12 December 1980 establishing that the apparatus described as 'Ortec-AD 811 camac octal analog-to-digital converter' may not be imported free of Common Customs Tariff duties

Official Journal L 374 , 31/12/1980 P. 0011 - 0011


COMMISSION DECISION of 12 December 1980 establishing that the apparatus described as "Ortec-AD 811 camac octal analog-to-digital converter" may not be imported free of Common Customs Tariff duties (80/1233/EEC)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EEC) No 1798/75 of 10 July 1975 on the importation free of Common Customs Tariff duties of educational, scientific and cultural materials (1), as amended by Regulation (EEC) No 1027/79 (2),

Having regard to Commission Regulation (EEC) No 2784/79 of 12 December 1979 laying down provisions for the implementation of Regulation (EEC) No 1798/75 (3), and in particular Article 7 thereof,

Whereas, by letter dated 3 June 1980, the Government of the United Kingdom has requested the Commission to invoke the procedure provided for in Article 7 of Regulation (EEC) No 2784/79 in order to determine whether or not the apparatus described as "Ortec-AD 811 camac octal analog-to-digital, converter", to be used for the encoding of signals produced by detection of the 14C ions, should be considered as a scientific apparatus and, where the reply is in the affirmative, whether apparatus of equivalent scientific value is currently being manufactured in the Community;

Whereas, in accordance with the provisions of Article 7 (5) of Regulation (EEC) No 2784/79, a group of experts composed of representatives of all the Member States met on 4 December 1980 within the framework of the Committee on Duty-Free Arrangements to examine the matter;

Whereas this examination showed that the apparatus in question is an analog-to-digital converter;

Whereas it does not have the requisite objective characteristics making it specifically suited to scientific research ; whereas, moreover, apparatus of the same kind are principally used for non-scientific activities ; whereas its use in the case in question could not alone confer upon it the character of a scientific apparatus ; whereas it therefore cannot be regarded as a scientific apparatus,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The apparatus described as "Ortec-AD 811 camac octal analog-to-digital converter", which is the subject of an application by the Government of the United Kingdom of 3 June 1980, may not be imported free of Common Customs Tariff duties.

Article 2

This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 12 December 1980.

For the Commission

Étienne DAVIGNON

Member of the Commission (1) OJ No L 184, 15.7.1975, p. 1. (2) OJ No L 134, 31.5.1979, p. 1. (3) OJ No L 318, 13.12.1979, p. 32.

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