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Document 31981D0194

81/194/EEC: Commission Decision of 16 March 1981 establishing that the apparatus described as 'Ortec gamma-X detector, model 2112-10175' may not be imported free of Common Customs Tariff duties

OJ L 88, 2.4.1981, p. 41–41 (DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL)

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31981D0194

81/194/EEC: Commission Decision of 16 March 1981 establishing that the apparatus described as 'Ortec gamma-X detector, model 2112-10175' may not be imported free of Common Customs Tariff duties

Official Journal L 088 , 02/04/1981 P. 0041 - 0041


COMMISSION DECISION of 16 March 1981 establishing that the apparatus described as "Ortec gamma-X detector, model 2112-10175" may not be imported free of Common Customs Tariff duties (81/194/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 8 September 1980, the Danish Government 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 gamma-X detector, model 2112-10175", to be used for research on activation analyses and in particular on radioactive isotopes, should be considered to be 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 5 March 1981, within the framework of the Committee on Duty-Free Arrangements, to examine the matter;

Whereas this examination showed that the apparatus in question is a gamma-X detector;

Whereas its objective technical characteristics, such as the resolution power and the use to which it is put, make it specially suited to scientific research;

whereas, moreover, apparatus of the same kind are principally used for scientific activities ; whereas it must therefore be considered to be a scientific apparatus;

Whereas, however, on the basis of information received from Member States, apparatus of scientific value equivalent to the said apparatus, capable of being used for the same purposes, are currently being manufactured in the Community ; whereas this applies, in particular, to the apparatus "Détecteur coaxial en germanium intrinsèque, Séries EG PC" manufactured by Enertec-Schlumberger, 1, rue Nieuport, F-78140 Vélizy-Villacoublay, to the apparatus "High Purity Germanium H.P. Ge Coaxial Detector Systems" manufactured by Harshaw Chemie BV, Strijkviertel 67, NL-3454 ZG De Meern, and to the apparatus "Séries Si(Li) X" manufactured by Laben, via E. Bassini 15, I-20133 Milan,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The apparatus described as "Ortec gamma-X detector, model 2112-10175", which is the subject of an application by the Danish Government of 8 September 1980, may not be imported free of Common Customs Tariff duties.

Article 2

This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 16 March 1981.

For the Commission

Karl-Heinz NARJES

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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