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Document 31999H0232

1999/232/EC: Council Recommendation of 22 March 1999 concerning the discharge to be given to the Commission in respect of the implementation of the operations of the European Development Fund (1989) (Seventh EDF) for the financial year 1997

OJ L 86, 30.3.1999, p. 16–16 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

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31999H0232

1999/232/EC: Council Recommendation of 22 March 1999 concerning the discharge to be given to the Commission in respect of the implementation of the operations of the European Development Fund (1989) (Seventh EDF) for the financial year 1997

Official Journal L 086 , 30/03/1999 P. 0016 - 0016


COUNCIL RECOMMENDATION of 22 March 1999 concerning the discharge to be given to the Commission in respect of the implementation of the operations of the European Development Fund (1989) (Seventh EDF) for the financial year 1997 (1999/232/EC)

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular Article 206 thereof,

Having regard to the Fourth ACP-EEC Convention, signed at Lomé on 15 December 1989,

Having regard to Council Decision 91/482/EEC of 25 July 1991 on the association of the overseas countries and territories with the European Economic Community (1),

Having regard to the Internal Agreement on the financing and administration of Community aid (2), signed in Brussels on 16 July 1990, and in particular Article 33(3) thereof,

Having regard to the Financial Regulation of 29 July 1991 applicable to the Seventh European Development Fund (3), and in particular Articles 69 to 77 thereof,

Having examined the revenue and expenditure account and the balance sheet relating to the operations of the European Development Fund (1989) (Seventh EDF) as at 31 December 1997 and the Court of Auditors' report relating to the financial year 1997 together with the Commission's replies (4),

Whereas, pursuant to Article 33(3) of the Internal Agreement, the discharge for the management of the EuropeanDevelopment Fund (1989) (Seventh EDF) must be given to the Commission by the European Parliament on a recommendation from the Council;

Whereas the overall implementation by the Commission of the operations of the European Development Fund (1989) (Seventh EDF) during the financial year 1997 has been satisfactory,

HEREBY RECOMMENDS that the European Parliament give the Commission a discharge in respect of the implementation of the operations of the European Development Fund (1989) (Seventh EDF) for the financial year 1997.

Done at Brussels, 22 March 1999.

For the Council

The President

G. VERHEUGEN

(1) OJ L 263, 19. 9. 1991, p. 1.

(2) OJ L 229, 17. 8. 1991, p. 288.

(3) OJ L 266, 21. 9. 1991, p. 1.

(4) OJ C 349, 17. 11. 1998, p. 149.

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