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Document 31983D0174

83/174/EEC: Commission Decision of 7 April 1983 establishing that the apparatus described as 'Ithaco - Lock-in Amplifier, model Dynatrac 393 with accessories' may not be imported free of Common Customs Tariff duties

OJ L 104, 22.4.1983, p. 35–35 (DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/1983/174/oj

31983D0174

83/174/EEC: Commission Decision of 7 April 1983 establishing that the apparatus described as 'Ithaco - Lock-in Amplifier, model Dynatrac 393 with accessories' may not be imported free of Common Customs Tariff duties

Official Journal L 104 , 22/04/1983 P. 0035 - 0035


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COMMISSION DECISION

of 7 April 1983

establishing that the apparatus described as 'Ithaco - Lock-in Amplifier, model Dynatrac 393 with accessories' may not be imported free of Common Customs Tariff duties

(83/174/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 last amended by Regulation (EEC) No 608/82 (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 27 September 1982, the Federal Republic of Germany 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 'Ithaco - Lock-in Amplifier, model Dynatrac 393 with accessories', ordered on 3 May 1982 and intended to be used for the study of solids and solid solutions, 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 2 February 1983, 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 amplifier;

Whereas its objective technical characteristics, such as the very high suppression of the signal and noise harmonics, 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 'TE 9602' manufactured by Tekelec Airtronic SA, rue Carle-Vernet, F-92310 Sèvres and to the apparatus '5205' and '5206' manufactured by Brookdeal Electronics Ltd, Doncaster House, Doncaster Road, UK-Bracknell RG12 4PG, Berks,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The apparatus described as 'Ithaco - Lock-in Amplifier, model Dynatrac 393 with accessories', which is the subject of an application by the Federal Republic of Germany of 27 September 1982, may not be imported free of Common Customs Tariff duties.

Article 2

This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 7 April 1983.

For the Commission

Karl-Heinz NARJES

Member of the Commission

(1) OJ No L 184, 15. 7. 1975, p. 1.

(2) OJ No L 74, 18. 3. 1982, p. 4.

(3) OJ No L 318, 13. 12. 1979, p. 32.

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