23.9.2004   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 298/16


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1659/2004

of 22 September 2004

determining the extent to which applications lodged in September 2004 for import licences for certain pigmeat sector products under the regime provided for by Council Regulation (EC) No 774/94 opening and providing for the administration of certain Community tariff quotas for pigmeat and certain other agricultural products can be accepted

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Commission Regulation (EC) No 1432/94 of 22 June 1994 laying down detailed rules for the application in the pigmeat sector of the import arrangements provided for in Council Regulation (EC) No 774/94 opening and providing for the administration of certain Community tariff quotas for pigmeat and certain other agricultural products (1), and in particular Article 4(4) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

The applications for import licences lodged for the fourth quarter of 2004 are for quantities less than the quantities available and can therefore be met in full.

(2)

It is appropriate to draw the attention of operators to the fact that licences may only be used for products which comply with all veterinary rules currently in force in the Community,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

1.   Applications for import licences for the period 1 October to 31 December 2004 submitted pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1432/94 shall be met as referred to in the Annex.

2.   Licences may only be used for products which comply with all veterinary rules currently in force in the Community.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 October 2004.

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

Done at Brussels, 22 September 2004.

For the Commission

J. M. SILVA RODRÍGUEZ

Agriculture Director-General


(1)  OJ L 156, 23.6.1994, p. 14. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 332/2004 (OJ L 60, 27.2.2004, p. 10).


ANNEX

Group No

Percentage of acceptance of import licences submitted for the period 1 October to 31 December 2004

1

100,00