18.12.2008   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 339/82


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1279/2008

of 17 December 2008

on the issuing of import licences for applications lodged during the first seven days of December 2008 under the tariff quota opened by Regulation (EC) No 1399/2007 for sausages and certain meat products originating in Switzerland

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1234/2007 of 22 October 2007 establishing a common organisation of agricultural markets and on specific provisions for certain agricultural products (Single CMO Regulation) (1),

Having regard to Commission Regulation (EC) No 1399/2007 of 28 November 2007 opening and providing for the administration of a tariff quota for sausages and certain meat products originating in Switzerland (2) and in particular Article 5(5) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Regulation (EC) No 1399/2007 opened a tariff quota for imports of sausages and certain meat products.

(2)

The applications for import licences lodged during the first seven days of December 2008 for the subperiod 1 January to 31 March 2009 do not cover the total quantity available. The quantities for which applications have not been lodged should therefore be determined and these should be added to the quantity fixed for the following quota subperiod,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The quantities for which import licence applications under the quota bearing the serial number 09.4180 have not been lodged pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1399/2007, to be added to the subperiod 1 April to 30 June 2009, shall be 469 000 kg.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on 18 December 2008.

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

Done at Brussels, 17 December 2008.

For the Commission

Jean-Luc DEMARTY

Director-General for Agriculture and Rural Development


(1)  OJ L 299, 16.11.2007, p. 1.

(2)  OJ L 311, 29.11.2007, p. 7.