14.12.2004   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 367/21


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 2122/2004

of 13 December 2004

fixing the quantities for which applications for import licences can be lodged in respect of the period from 1 January to 30 June 2005 under the tariff quotas for beef and veal provided for in Council Regulation (EC) No 1279/98 for Bulgaria and Romania

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Commission Regulation (EC) No 1279/98 of 19 June 1998 laying down detailed rules for applying the tariff quotas for beef and veal provided for in Council Decisions 2003/286/EC and 2003/18/EC for Bulgaria, Romania (1), and in particular Article 4(4) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1349/2004 of 23 July 2004 determining the percentage of quantities which may be allowed in respect of import licence applications lodged in July 2004 under tariff quotas for beef and veal provided for in Regulation (EC) No 1279/98 for Bulgaria and Romania (2) lays down the conditions under which applications for import licences lodged for the period from 1 July to 31 December 2004 can be accepted.

(2)

All the available quantities of beef and veal products originating in Bulgaria that can be imported under special conditions in the period from 1 July to 31 December 2004, as provided for in the first paragraph of Article 2 of Regulation (EC) No 1279/98, have been used up.

(3)

Licence applications have been lodged for smaller quantities of beef and veal products originating in Romania that can be imported under special terms in the period from 1 July to 31 December 2004, as provided for in the first paragraph of Article 2 of Regulation (EC) No 1279/98, than the quantities actually available. In accordance with the second paragraph of that Article, therefore, the quantities left over from that period should be added to the quantities available for the following period for Romania.

(4)

The quantities of beef and veal products originating in Romania that can be imported under special terms in the period from 1 January to 30 June 2005 must be established in the light of the available quantities left over from the preceding period, in accordance with the second paragraph of Article 2 of Regulation (EC) No 1279/98,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The quantities for which applications for import licences can be lodged in respect of the period from 1 January to 30 June 2005 under the tariff quotas for beef and veal provided for by Regulation (EC) No 1279/98 shall be as set out in the Annex to this Regulation, by country of origin and quota serial number.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on 14 December 2004.

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

Done at Brussels, 13 December 2004.

For the Commission

J. M. SILVA RODRÍGUEZ

Director-General for Agriculture and Rural Development


(1)  OJ L 176, 20.6.1998, p. 12. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1118/2004 (OJ L 217, 17.6.2004, p. 10).

(2)  OJ L 250, 24.7.2004, p. 7.


ANNEX

Quantities available for the period referred to in Article 2 of Regulation (EC) No 1279/98, running from 1 January to 30 June 2005

Country of origin

Serial number

CN code

Quantity available

(t)

Romania

09.4753

0201

0202

2 860

09.4765

0206 10 95

0206 29 91

0210 20

0210 99 51

100

09.4768

1602 50

415

Bulgaria

09.4651

0201

0202

125