30.6.2006   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 176/68


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 974/2006

of 29 June 2006

amending Regulation (EC) No 877/2004 laying down detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EC) No 2200/96 as regards notification of the prices recorded on the markets for certain fresh fruit and vegetables

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 2200/96 of 28 October 1996 on the common organisation of the market in fruit and vegetables (1), and in particular Article 28(2) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

The Annex to Commission Regulation (EC) No 877/2004 (2) sets out a list of representative markets on which a substantial part of the national output of a given product is marketed throughout the marketing year or during one of the periods into which the year is divided.

(2)

In Germany, there has been a shift of the representative market for carrots from Schleswig-Holstein to Nordrhein-Westfalen.

(3)

Regulation (EC) No 877/2004 should therefore be amended accordingly.

(4)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Management Committee for Fresh Fruit and Vegetables,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

In the Annex to Regulation (EC) No 877/2004, for the product ‘Carrots’ the market ‘Schleswig-Holstein (DE)’ is replaced by the market ‘Nordrhein-Westfalen (DE)’.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the third day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

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

Done at Brussels, 29 June 2006.

For the Commission

Mariann FISCHER BOEL

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 297, 21.11.1996, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 47/2003 (OJ L 7, 11.1.2003, p. 64).

(2)  OJ L 162, 30.4.2004, p. 54.