2005/738/EC: Commission Decision of 14 September 2005 on the clearance of the accounts of certain paying agencies in Belgium, Germany, Spain, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden and the United Kingdom concerning expenditure financed by t

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Published: 2005-09-14

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21.10.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 276/58

COMMISSION DECISION

of 14 September 2005
on the clearance of the accounts of certain paying agencies in Belgium, Germany, Spain, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden and the United Kingdom concerning expenditure financed by the European Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee Fund (EAGGF), Guarantee Section, for the 2003 financial year
(notified under document number C(2005) 3442)
(Only the Spanish, German, English, French, Dutch, Portuguese and Swedish texts are authentic)
(2005/738/EC)
THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,
Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,
Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1258/1999 of 17 May 1999 on the financing of the common agricultural policy (1), and in particular Article 7(3) thereof,
After consulting the Fund Committee,
Whereas:

(1)

Commission Decision 2004/451/EC of 29 April 2004 on the clearance of the accounts of Member States’ expenditure financed by the European Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee Fund (EAGGF), Guarantee Section, for the 2003 financial year (2), cleared the accounts of all the paying agencies except for the Belgian paying agencies ALT, ALP and BIRB, the German paying agencies Baden Württemberg, Bayern StMELF, Bayern-Umwelt, Berlin, Hamburg and Niedersachsen, the Spanish paying agency Navarra, the French paying agencies CNASEA, FIRS, OFIVAL, ONIC, ONIFLHOR, ONIOL, ONIVINS and SDE, the Luxembourg paying agency ministère de l’agriculture, the Dutch paying agencies HPA and Laser, the Portuguese paying agency INGA, the Swedish paying agency Swedish Board of Agriculture and the United Kingdom paying agencies CCW, DARD, FC, NAW, RPA and SEERAD.

(2)

Following the transmission of new information by Belgium, Germany, Spain, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden and the United Kingdom, and after additional checks, the Commission can now take a decision on the veracity, completeness, and accuracy of the accounts submitted by the Belgian paying agencies ALT, ALP and BIRB, the German paying agencies Baden Württemberg, Bayern StMELF, Berlin, Hamburg and Niedersachsen, Spanish paying agency Navarra, the French paying agencies CNASEA, FIRS, OFIVAL, ONIC, ONIFLHOR, ONIOL, ONIVINS and SDE, the Luxembourg paying agency ministère de l’agriculture, the Dutch paying agencies HPA and Laser, the Portuguese paying agency INGA, the Swedish paying agency Swedish Board of Agriculture and the United Kingdom paying agencies CCW, FC, RPA and SEERAD.

(3)

In clearing the accounts of the Belgian, German, Spanish, French, Luxembourg, Dutch, Portuguese, Swedish and British paying agencies concerned, the Commission must take account of the amounts already withheld from Belgium, Germany, Spain, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden and the United Kingdom on the basis of Decision 2004/451/EC.

(4)

In accordance with the second subparagraph of Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1258/1999 this Decision is taken without prejudice to decisions taken subsequently by the Commission, excluding from Community financing expenditure not effected in accordance with Community rules,
HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:
Article 1
The accounts of the Belgian paying agencies ALT, ALP and BIRB, the German paying agencies Baden Württemberg, Bayern StMELF, Berlin, Hamburg and Niedersachsen, the Spanish paying agency Navarra, the French paying agencies CNASEA, FIRS, OFIVAL, ONIC, ONIFLHOR, ONIOL, ONIVINS and SDE, the Luxembourg paying agency ministère de l’agriculture, the Dutch paying agencies HPA and Laser, the Portuguese paying agency INGA, the Swedish paying agency Swedish Board of Agriculture and the United Kingdom paying agencies CCW, FC, RPA and SEERAD concerning expenditure financed by the EAGGF Guarantee Section for the 2003 financial year are hereby cleared.
The amounts which are recoverable from, or payable to, each of the Member States concerned in accordance with this Decision are set out in the Annex.
Article 2
This Decision is addressed to the Kingdom of Belgium, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Kingdom of Spain, the French Republic, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Portuguese Republic, the Kingdom of Sweden and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Done at Brussels, 14 September 2005.


For the Commission

Mariann FISCHER BOEL


Member of the Commission




(1)  OJ L 160, 26.6.1999, p. 103.

(2)  OJ L 155, 30.4.2004, p. 123.

ANNEX I
CLEARANCE OF ACCOUNTS OF PAYING AGENCIES 2003 FINANCIAL YEAR
Amount to be recovered from or paid to the Member State

Member State
 
Expenditure in the 2003 financial year
Reductions and suspensions for the entire financial year
Total including suspensions and reductions
Advances paid to the Member State for the financial year
Amount to be recovered from (–) or paid to (+) the Member State
Amount recovered from (–) or paid to (+) the Member State under Decision 2004/451/EC
Amount to be recovered from (–) or paid to (+) the Member State under this Decision
Cleared
Disjoined
Total a + b
= expenditure declared in the annual declaration
= expenditure declared in the monthly declaration
 
 
a
b
c = a + b
d
e = c + d
f
g = e – f
h
i = g – h
BE
EUR
1 016 945 603,26
0,00
1 016 945 603,26
– 17 989,43
1 016 927 613,83
1 016 959 814,40
– 32 200,57
– 32 119,73
– 80,84
DE
EUR
5 821 140 790,97
22 317 594,43
5 843 458 385,40
– 332 346,61
5 843 126 038,79
5 843 311 780,61
– 185 741,82
– 185 741,82
0,00
ES
EUR
6 473 878 264,21
0,00
6 473 878 264,21
– 16 797 763,08
6 457 080 501,13
6 459 067 545,01
– 1 987 043,88
– 1 987 043,88
0,00
FR
EUR
10 425 389 800,61
0,00
10 425 389 800,61
– 5 675 864,78
10 419 713 935,83
10 419 067 788,02
646 147,81
– 728 491,58
1 374 639,39
LU
EUR
44 329 012,92
0,00
44 329 012,92
– 2 595 118,16
41 733 894,76
43 257 600,06
– 1 523 705,30
– 1 523 705,30
0,00
NL
EUR
1 360 466 615,75
0,00
1 360 466 615,75
– 1 296 238,97
1 359 170 376,78
1 359 713 294,61
– 542 917,83
– 644 855,06
101 937,23
PT
EUR
849 829 960,52
0,00
849 829 960,52
– 121 895,47
849 708 065,05
849 546 984,03
161 081,02
– 22 328,37
183 409,39
SE
SEK
7 905 413 840,22
0,00
7 905 413 840,22
5 834 913,34
7 911 248 753,56
7 911 261 488,75
– 12 735,19
0,00
– 12 735,19
UK
GBP
2 288 574 374,19
362 543 530,76
2 651 117 904,95
– 33 953 582,84
2 617 164 322,11
2 639 372 167,88
– 22 207 845,77
– 22 427 320,95
219 475,18
1.
To calculate the amount to be recovered from or paid to the Member State, the amount considered is either the total of the annual declaration for cleared expenditure (column a) or the aggregate of the monthly declarations for disjoined expenditure (column b).
2.
The reductions and suspensions are those taken into account in the system of advances, to which are added, in particular, corrections for failure to meet the payment deadlines established in August, September and October 2003.

ANNEX II
CLEARANCE OF ACCOUNTS OF PAYING AGENCIES 2003 FINANCIAL YEAR
List of paying agencies whose accounts remain disjoined and will be covered by a later decision

Member State
Paying agency
Germany
Bayern Umwelt
United Kingdom
DARD
United Kingdom
NAW
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