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Document 31999R1093

Council Regulation (EC) No 1093/1999 of 30 March 1999 establishing a double-checking system for exports of certain ECSC steel products from the Republic of Poland to the European Community for the period 1 April to 31 December 1999

OJ L 133, 28.5.1999, p. 6–14 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 01/05/2004

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/1999/1093/oj

31999R1093

Council Regulation (EC) No 1093/1999 of 30 March 1999 establishing a double-checking system for exports of certain ECSC steel products from the Republic of Poland to the European Community for the period 1 April to 31 December 1999

Official Journal L 133 , 28/05/1999 P. 0006 - 0014


COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) No 1093/1999

of 30 March 1999

establishing a double-checking system for exports of certain ECSC steel products from the Republic of Poland to the European Community for the period 1 April to 31 December 1999

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular Article 113 thereof,

Having regard to the proposal from the Commission

Whereas the Europe Agreement establishing an association between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Poland, of the other part, entered into force on 1 February 1994(1);

Whereas the Parties decided in Association Council Decision No 2/1999(2) to establish a double-checking system for the period between 1 April and 31 December 1999;

Whereas it is consequently necessary to establish the Community's implementing legislation,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

1. For the period 1 April to 31 December 1999, in accordance with the provisions of Association Council Decision No 2/1999, imports into the Community of certain iron and steel products covered by the ECSC Treaty and originating in Poland, as listed in Annex I, shall be subject to the presentation of a surveillance document issued by the authorities in the Community.

2. The classification of the products covered by this Regulation is based on the tariff and statistical nomenclature of the Community (hereinafter called the "Combined Nomenclature", or in abbreviated form "CN"). The origin of the products covered by this Regulation shall be determined in accordance with the rules in force in the Community.

3. For the period 1 April to 31 December 1999, imports into the Community of the products listed in Annex I shall, in addition, be subject to the issue of an export document issued by the competent Polish authorities. Presentation by the importer of the original of the export document must be effected not later than 31 March of the year following that in which the goods covered by the document were shipped. Shipment is considered to have taken place on the date of loading onto the exporting means of transport.

4. An export document will not be required for goods already shipped to the Community before the date of application of this agreement, provided that their destination has not changed from a non-Community to a Community destination and provided that those goods which, under the prior surveillance regime applicable in 1999, could be imported only on presentation of a surveillance document are in fact accompanied by such a document.

5. The export document shall conform to the model shown in Annex II. It shall be valid for exports throughout the customs territory of the Community.

Article 2

1. The surveillance document referred to in Article 1(1) shall be issued automatically by the competent authority in the Member States, without charge for any quantities requested, within five working days of presentation of an application by any Community importer, wherever established in the Community. This application shall be deemed to have been received by the competent national authority no later than three working days after submission, unless it is proven otherwise.

2. A surveillance document issued by one of the competent national authorities listed in Annex III shall be valid throughout the Community.

3. The surveillance document shall be made out on a form corresponding to the model set out in Annex I to Council Regulation (EC) No 3285/94(3) and taking into account the provisions of Article 2 of Council Regulation (EC) No 1103/97 of 17 June 1997 on certain provisions relating to the introduction of the euro(4). The importer's application shall include the following elements:

(a) the name and full address of the applicant (including telephone and telefax numbers, and possible identification number used by the competent national authorities) and VAT registration number, if subject to VAT;

(b) if applicable, the name and full address of the declarant or representative of the applicant (including telephone and telefax numbers);

(c) the full name and address of the exporter;

(d) the exact description of the goods, including:

- their trade name,

- the Combined Nomenclature (CN) code(s),

- the country of origin,

- the country of consignment;

(e) the net weight, expressed in kg and also quantity in the unit prescribed where other than net weight, by Combined Nomenclature heading;

(f) the cif value of the goods in euros at the Community frontier by Combined Nomenclature heading;

(g) whether the products concerned are seconds or of substandard quality, in accordance with the criteria set out in the Commission communication concerning identification criteria of non-prime steel products from third countries applied by customs services of Member States(5);

(h) the proposed period and place of customs clearance;

(i) whether the application is a repeat of a previous application concerning the same contract;

(j) the following declaration, dated and signed by the applicant with the transcription of his name in capital letters:

"I, the undersigned, certify that the information provided in this application is true and given in good faith, and that I am established in the Community."

The importer shall also submit a copy of the contract of sale or purchase, the proforma invoice and/or, in cases where the goods are not directly purchased in the country of production, a certificate of production issued by the producing steel mill.

4. Surveillance documents may be used only for such time as arrangements for liberalisation of imports remain in force in respect of the transactions concerned. Without prejudice to possible changes in the import regulations in force or decisions taken in the framework of an agreement or the management of a quota:

- the period of validity of the surveillance document is hereby fixed at four months,

- unused or partly used surveillance documents may be renewed for an equal period.

5. The importer shall return surveillance documents to the issuing authority at the end of their period of validity.

Article 3

1. A finding that the unit price at which the transaction is effected exceeds that indicated in the surveillance document by less than 5 % or that the total value or quantity of the products presented for import exceeds the value or quantity given in the surveillance document by less than 5 % shall not preclude the release for free circulation of the products in question.

2. Applications for surveillance documents and the documents themselves shall be confidential. They shall be restricted to the competent authorities and the applicant.

Article 4

1. Member States shall communicate to the Commission:

(a) on as regular and up-to-date a basis as possible and at least by the last day of each month, details of the quantities and values (calculated in euros) for which surveillance documents have been issued;

(b) within six weeks of the end of each month, details of imports during that month, in accordance with Article 26 of Commission Regulation (EC) No 840/96 of 7 May 1996 laying down certain provisions for the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 1172/95 as regards statistics on external trade(6).

The information provided by Member States shall be broken down by product, CN code and by country.

2. Member States shall give notification of any anomalies or cases of fraud which they discover and, where relevant, the basis on which they have refused to grant a surveillance document.

Article 5

Any notices to be given hereunder shall be given to the Commission of the European Communities and shall be communicated electrinically within the integrated network set up for this purpose, unless for imperative technical reasons it is necessary to use other means of communication temporarily.

Article 6

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

This Regulation shall apply with effect from 1 April 1999.

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

Done at Brussels, 30 March 1999.

For the Council

The President

K.-H. FUNKE

(1) OJ L 348, 31.12.1993, p. 2.

(2) See page 44 of this Official Journal.

(3) OJ L 349, 31.12.1994, p. 53.

(4) OJ L 162, 19.6.1997, p. 1.

(5) OJ C 180, 11.7.1991, p. 4.

(6) OJ L 114, 8.5.1996, p. 7.

ANNEX I

POLAND

LIST OF PRODUCTS SUBJECT TO DOUBLE-CHECKING (1999)

Angles, shapes and sections of iron or non-alloy steel

U Sections

72163111

72163119

72163191

72163199

I Sections

72163211

72163219

72163291

72163299

H Sections

72163310

72163390

ALLEGATO II

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ANEXO III/BILAG III/ANHANG III/ΠΑΡΑΡΤΗΜΑ ΙΙΙ/ANNEX III/ANNEXE III/ALLEGATO III/BIJLAGE III/ANEXO/LIITE III/BILAGA III

LISTA DE LAS AUTORIDADES NACIONALES COMPETENTES/LISTE OVER KOMPETENTE NATIONALE MYNDIGHEDER/LISTE DER ZUSTÄNDIGEN BEHÖRDEN DER MITGLIEDSTAATEN/ΔΙΕΥΘΥΝΣΕΙΣ ΤΩΝ ΑΡΧΩΝ ΕΚΔΟΣΗΣ ΑΔΕΙΩΝ ΤΩΝ ΚΡΑΤΩΝ ΜΕΛΩΝ/LIST OF THE COMPETENT NATIONAL AUTHORITIES/LISTE DES AUTORITÉS NATIONALES COMPÉTENTES/ELENCO DELLE COMPETENTI AUTORITÀ NAZIONALI/LIJST VAN BEVOEGDE NATIONALE INSTANTIES/LISTA DAS AUTORIDADES NACIONAIS COMPETENTES/LUETTELO TOIMIVALTAISISTA KANSALLISISTA VIRANOMAISISTA/LISTA ÖVER KOMPETENTA NATIONELLA MYNDIGHETER

BELGIQUE/BELGIË

Ministère des affaires économiques

Administration des relations économiques

Quatrième division: Mise en oeuvre des politiques commerciales internationales - Services des licences

Rue Général Leman 60 B - 1040 Bruxelles Télécopieur: (32 2) 230 83 22 Ministerie van Economische Zaken

Bestuur van de Economische Betrekkingen

Vierde Afdeling: Toepassing van het Internationaal Handelsbeleid - Dienst Vergunningen

Generaal Lemanstraat 60 B - 1040 Brussel Fax: (32 2) 230 83 22

DANMARK

Erhvervsfremme Styrelsen

Søndergade 25 DK - 8600 Silkeborg Fax: (45) 87 20 40 77

DEUTSCHLAND

Bundesamt für Wirtschaft, Dienst 01

Postfach 5171 D - 65762 Eschborn 1 Fax: 49 (61 96) 40 42 12

ΕΛΛΑΔΑ

Υπουργείο Εθνικής Οικονομίας

Γενική Γραμματεία Δ.Ο.Σ

Διεύθυνση Διαδικασιών Εξωτερικού Εμπορίου

Κορνάρου 1 GR - 105 63 Αθήνα Τέλεφαξ: (301) 328 60 29/328 60 59/328 60 39

ESPAÑA

Ministerio de Economía y Hacienda

Dirección General de Comercio Exterior

Paseo de la Castellana, 162 E - 28046 Madrid Fax: (34 1) 5 63 18 23/349 38 31

FRANCE

Service des industries manufacturières

3-5, rue Barbet-de-Jouy F - 75357 Paris 07 SP Télécopieur: (33 1) 43 19 43 69

IRELAND

Licensing Unit

Departement of Enterprise, Trade and Employment

Kildare Street IRL - Dublin 2 Fax: (353 1) 676 61 54

ITALIA

Ministero per il Commercio estero

D.G. Import-export, Divisione V

Viale Boston I - 00144 Roma Telefax: 39 6-59 93 26 36 / 59 93 26 37

LUXEMBOURG

Ministère des affaires étrangères

Office des licences

BP 113 L - 2011 Luxembourg Télécopieur: (352) 46 61 38

NEDERLAND

Centrale Dienst voor In- en Uitvoer

Postbus 30003, Engelse Kamp 2 NL - 9700 RD Groningen Fax (31-50) 526 06 98

ÖSTERREICH

Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Angelegenheiten

Außenwirtschaftsadministration

Landstraßer Hauptstraße 55-57 A - 1030 Wien Fax: 43-1-715 83 47

PORTUGAL

Ministério da Economia

Direcção-Geral das Relações Económicas Internacionais

Avenida da República, 79 P - 1000 Lisboa Telefax: (351-1) 793 22 10

SUOMI

Tullihallitus

PL 512 FIN - 00101 Helsinki Telekopio: +358 9 614 2852

SVERIGE

Kommerskollegium

Box 6803 S - 113 86 Stockholm Fax: (46 8) 30 67 59

UNITED KINDGOM

Department of Trade and Industry

Import Licensing Branch

Queensway House - West Precinct Billingham, Cleveland UK - TS23 2NF Fax: (44 1642) 533 557

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