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2004/509/EC:Commission Decision of 4 June 2004 adjusting the weightings applicable from 1 August, 1 September, 1 October, 1 November and 1 December 2003 to the remuneration of officials of the European Communities serving in third countries


Published: 2004-06-04

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10.6.2004   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 207/13


COMMISSION DECISION

of 4 June 2004

adjusting the weightings applicable from 1 August, 1 September, 1 October, 1 November and 1 December 2003 to the remuneration of officials of the European Communities serving in third countries

(2004/509/EC)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to the Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities and the conditions of employment of other servants of the Communities laid down by Regulation (EEC, Euratom, ECSC) No 259/68 (1), as last amended by Regulation (EC, ECSC, Euratom) No 2182/2003 (2), and in particular the second paragraph of Article 13 of Annex X thereto,

Whereas:

(1)

Pursuant to the first paragraph of Article 13 of Annex X to the Staff Regulations, Council Regulation (EC, ECSC, Euratom) No 64/2004 (3) laid down the weightings to be applied from 1 July 2003 to the remuneration of officials serving in third countries, payable in the currency of their country of employment.

(2)

The Commission has made a number of adjustments to these weightings (4) in recent months, pursuant to the second paragraph of Article 13 of Annex X to the Staff Regulations.

(3)

Some of these weightings should be adjusted with effect from 1 August, 1 September, 1 October, 1 November and 1 December 2003 given that the statistics available to the Commission show that in certain third countries the variation in the cost of living measured on the basis of the weighting and the corresponding exchange rate has exceeded 5 % since weightings were last laid down or adjusted,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Sole Article

With effect from 1 August, 1 September, 1 October, 1 November and 1 December 2003 the weightings applicable to the remuneration of officials serving in third countries payable in the currency of their country of employment are adjusted as shown in the Annex.

The exchange rates for the calculation of such remuneration shall be those used for implementation of the general budget of the European Communities for the month preceding the dates referred to in the first paragraph.

Done at Brussels, 4 June 2004.

For the Commission

Erkki LIIKANEN

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 56, 4.3.1968, p. 1.

(2)  OJ L 327, 16.12.2003, p. 3.

(3)  OJ L 10, 16.1.2004, p. 1.

(4)  OJ L 308, 25.11.2003, p. 25.


ANNEX

PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT

Weightings August 2003

Nil

 


PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT

Weightings September 2003

Dominican Republic

43,5


PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT

Weightings October 2003

The Gambia

35,0


PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT

Weightings November 2003

Dominican Republic

51,0

Eritrea

43,4

Venezuela

73,8


PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT

Weightings December 2003

Angola

116,6

Jamaica

83,0

Mozambique

73,5

Rumania

50,0