16.2.2008   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 43/1


Authorisation for State aid pursuant to Articles 87 and 88 of the EC Treaty

Cases where the Commission raises no objections

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2008/C 43/01)

Date of adoption of the decision

5.12.2007

Reference number of the aid

NN 70/07

Member State

United Kingdom

Region

North-East England

Title (and/or name of the beneficiary)

Rescue aid to Northern Rock

Legal basis

Ad-hoc, Bank of England Acts 1694-1998

Type of measure

Individual aid

Objective

Rescue of firms in difficulty

Form of aid

Soft loan, Guarantee

Budget

Intensity

Duration

17.9.2007-17.3.2008

Economic sectors

Financial intermediation

Name and address of the granting authority

HM Treasury; The Governor and Company of the Bank of England

Other information

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confidential information has been removed, can be found at:

http://ec.europa.eu/community_law/state_aids/

Date of adoption of the decision

14.12.2007

Reference number of the aid

N 656/07

Member State

Belgium

Region

Title (and/or name of the beneficiary)

Prolongation du régime d'aide pour le transport combiné N 249/04

Verlenging van de steunregeling voor gecombineerd vervoer N 249/04

Legal basis

Arrêté royal modifiant l'arrêté royal du 30 septembre 2005 relative à la promotion du transport ferroviaire combiné de marchandises

Koninklijk besluit tot wijziging van het Koninklijk besluit van 30 september 2005 betreffende de bevordering van het gecombineerde goederenvervoer per spoor

Type of measure

Aid scheme

Objective

To promote combined transport

Form of aid

Direct grant

Budget

EUR 30 million per year

Intensity

Duration

2008

Economic sectors

Combined transport

Name and address of the granting authority

Service public fédéral mobilité et transport

Federale overheidsdienst Mobiliteit en Vervoer

Other information

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confidential information has been removed, can be found at:

http://ec.europa.eu/community_law/state_aids/