23.9.2004   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 298/18


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1660/2004

of 22 September 2004

determining the extent to which applications lodged in September 2004 for import licences under the regime provided for by tariff quotas for certain products in the pigmeat sector for the period 1 October 2004 to 31 December 2004 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 1458/2003 of 18 August 2003 opening and providing for the administration of tariff quotas for certain products in the pigmeat sector (1), and in particular Article 5(6) 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)

The surplus to be added to the quantity available for the following period should be determined,

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 1458/2003 shall be met as referred to in Annex I.

2.   For the period 1 January to 31 March 2005, applications may be lodged pursant to Regulation (EC) No 1458/2003 for import licences for a total quantity as referred to in Annex II.

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 208, 19.8.2003, p. 3.


ANNEX I

Group

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

G2

100

G3

100

G4

100

G5

100

G6

100

G7

100


ANNEX II

(t)

Group No

Total quantity available for the period 1 January to 31 March 2005

G2

23 013,0

G3

3 737,5

G4

2 250,0

G5

4 575,0

G6

11 250,0

G7

4 102,3