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Council Regulation (EC) No 1159/2001 of 11 June 2001 amending Regulation (EC) No 1255/96 temporarily suspending the autonomous common customs tariff duties on certain industrial, agricultural and fishery products

Official Journal L 169 , 23/06/2001 P. 0001 - 0004


Council Regulation (EC) No 1159/2001

of 11 June 2001

amending Regulation (EC) No 1255/96 temporarily suspending the autonomous common customs tariff duties on certain industrial, agricultural and fishery products

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular Article 26 thereof,

Having regard to the proposal from the Commission,

Whereas:

(1) It is in the interest of the Community to suspend partially or totally the autonomous common customs tariff duties for a number of new products not listed in the Annex to Regulation (EC) No 1255/96(1).

(2) A number of products which are referred to in the said Regulation should be withdrawn from the list in the said Annex because it is no longer in the Community's interest to maintain suspension of autonomous common customs tariff duties or because the description needs to be altered in the light of technical developments.

(3) Products whose description needs to be altered should be regarded as new products,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The Annex to Regulation (EC) No 1255/96 is amended as follows:

1. the products set out in Annex I to this Regulation shall be inserted;

2. the products for which the codes are set out in Annex II to this Regulation shall be deleted.

Article 2

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

It shall apply with effect from 1 July 2001.

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

Done at Luxembourg, 11 June 2001.

For the Council

The President

M. Sahlin

(1) OJ L 158, 29.6.1996, p. 1. Regulation last amended by Regulation (EC) No 2801/2000 (OJ L 331, 27.12.2000, p. 1).

ANNEX I

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ANEXO II - /BILAG II - /ANHANG II - /ΠΑΡΑΡΤΗΜΑ II - /ANNEX II - /ANNEXE II - /ALLEGATO II - /BIJLAGE II - /ANEXO II - /LIITE II - /BILAGA II -

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