7.6.2004   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 202/92


Corrigendum to Commission Decision 2004/462/EC of 29 April 2004 amending Appendix A to Annex X to the 2003 Act of Accession to include certain establishments in the meat sector in Hungary in the list of establishments in transition

( Official Journal of the European Union L 156 of 30 April 2004 )

Decision 2004/462/EC should read as follows:

COMMISSION DECISION

of 29 April 2004

amending Appendix A to Annex X to the 2003 Act of Accession to include certain establishments in the meat sector in Hungary in the list of establishments in transition

(notified under document number C(2004) 1715)

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2004/462/EC)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to the Treaty of Accession of the Czech Republic, Estonia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Slovenia and Slovakia (1), and in particular Article 2(3) thereof,

Having regard to the Act of Accession of the Czech Republic, Estonia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Slovenia and Slovakia (2), and in particular Annex X, Chapter 5, Section B, point 1(d) thereto,

Whereas:

(1)

Annex X, Chapter 5, Section B, point 1(a) to the 2003 Act of Accession provides that the structural requirements laid down in Annex I to Council Directive 64/433/EEC of 26 June 1964 on health conditions for the production and marketing of fresh meat (3) are not to apply to establishments in Hungary listed in Appendix A to Annex X to the Act of Accession until 31 December 2006, subject to certain conditions.

(2)

In Hungary, 15 more high-capacity meat establishments have difficulties in complying with the structural requirements laid down in Annex I to Directive 64/433/EEC by 1 May 2004.

(3)

Accordingly those 15 establishments need time to finalise their upgrading process in order to be in full compliance with the relevant structural requirements laid down in Directive 64/433/EEC.

(4)

The 15 establishments, which are currently in an advanced state of upgrading, have given reliable guarantees that they have the necessary funds to correct their remaining shortcomings within a short time and have received a favourable opinion from the Hungarian Animal Health and Food Control Department, as regards the finalisation of their upgrading process.

(5)

For Hungary, the detailed information regarding the shortcomings for each establishment is available.

(6)

In order to facilitate the transition from the existing regime in Hungary to that resulting from the application of the Community veterinary legislation, it is justified therefore upon the request of Hungary to grant the 15 establishments a transitional period.

(7)

Due to the advanced stage of upgrading of the 15 establishments, the transitional period should be limited to a maximum of 12 months.

(8)

The Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health has been informed of the measures provided for in this Decision,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

1.   The establishments listed in the Annex to this Decision are added to the Appendix A referred to in Chapter 5, Section B, point 1 of Annex X to the 2003 Act of Accession.

2.   For the establishments listed in the Annex to this Decision the rules foreseen in Annex X, Chapter 5, Section B, point 1(b) of the Act of Accession are applicable.

Article 2

This Decision shall apply subject to and as from the date of the entry into force of the Treaty of Accession of the Czech Republic, Estonia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Slovenia and Slovakia.

Article 3

This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 29 April 2004.

For the Commission

David BYRNE

Member of the Commission

ANNEX

Meat establishments in transition

No

Veterinary approval number

Name and address of establishment

Sector: Meat

Date of compliance

Activity of the establishments

Fresh meat, slaughter, cutting

Meat products

Cold store

1.

02522

Halász Gábor, Ballószög

x

 

 

31.12.2004

2.

02523

Fejes és Társa Kft., Kecel

x

 

 

30.5.2004

3.

02524

Zvertyelhús Kft., Kisszállás

x

 

 

31.12.2004

4.

03525

Atalante Kft., Kaszaper

x

 

 

30.3.2005

5.

04526

Agrár COOP Kft, Mezőkövesd

x

 

 

30.4.2005

6.

06527

MUR HÚS- M Kft, Martonvásár

x

 

 

30.4.2005

7.

06528

Kalória Kft., Szabadbattyány

x

 

 

30.4.2005

8.

08529

Hajdú-Hús 2000 Kft., Debrecen

x

 

 

31.5.2004

9.

08530

Szoboszlóhús Kft., Hajdúhadház

x

 

 

1.8.2004

10.

08531

IMKI-Food Kft., Biharnagybajom

x

 

 

1.8.2004

11.

11532

Agro Produkt Kft, Pásztó

x

 

 

1.11.2004

12.

13533

Carnarium Kft, Juta

x

 

 

30.4.2005

13.

13534

Kapos-Ternero Kft., Hetes

x

 

 

30.4.2005

14.

14535

Borkesz Hús Kft, Kisvárda

x

 

 

31.3.2005

15.

16536

Hús Trió Kft, Simontornya

x

 

 

30.3.2005


(1)  OJ L 236, 23.9.2003, p. 17

(2)  OJ L 236, 23.9.2003, p. 33

(3)  OJ 121, 29.7.1964, p. 2012/64. Directive as last amended by the 2003 Act of Accession.