16.12.2006   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 358/31


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1860/2006

of 15 December 2006

amending Regulation (EEC) No 1859/82 concerning the selection of returning holdings for the purpose of determining incomes of agricultural holdings

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EEC) No 79/65/EEC of 15 June 1965 setting up a network for the collection of accountancy data on the incomes and business operation of agricultural holdings in the European Economic Community (1), and in particular Articles 4(4) and 6(2) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Annex I to Commission Regulation (EEC) No 1859/82 (2) fixes the number of returning holdings per division.

(2)

The number of returning holdings per division in Sweden should be adjusted so that the sample may better represent all the types of farm that are present in the field of observation.

(3)

Regulation (EEC) No 1859/82 should therefore be amended accordingly.

(4)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Community Committee for the Farm Accountancy Data Network,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annex I to Regulation (EEC) No 1859/82 is amended in accordance with the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the seventh day following its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

It shall apply from the 2007 accounting year.

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

Done at Brussels, 15 December 2006.

For the Commission

Mariann FISCHER BOEL

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ 109, 23.6.1965, p. 1859/65. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 660/2204 (OJ L 104, 8.4.2004, p. 97).

(2)  OJ L 205, 13.7.1982, p. 5. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1187/2005 (OJ L 193, 23.7.2005, p 20).


ANNEX

In Annex I to Regulation (EEC) No 1859/82, the part concerning Sweden is replaced by the following:

‘SWEDEN

710

Plains of southern and central Sweden

702

720

Forest and mixed agricultural and forest areas of southern and central Sweden

217

730

Areas of northern Sweden

106

Total Sweden

1 025’