Commission Regulation (EC) No 1557/2005 of 23 September 2005 determining the extent to which applications lodged in September 2005 for import licences under the regime provided for by tariff quotas for certain products in the pigmeat sector for the period


Published: 2005-09-23

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24.9.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 249/4


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1557/2005

of 23 September 2005

determining the extent to which applications lodged in September 2005 for import licences under the regime provided for by tariff quotas for certain products in the pigmeat sector for the period 1 October to 31 December 2005 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 2005 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 2005 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 2006, applications may be lodged pursuant 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 2005.

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

Done at Brussels, 23 September 2005.

For the Commission

J. M. SILVA RODRÍGUEZ

Director-General for Agriculture and Rural Development


(1)  OJ L 208, 19.8.2003, p. 3. Regulation as amended by Regulation (EC) No 341/2005 (OJ L 53, 26.2.2005, p. 28).


ANNEX I

Group

Percentage of acceptance of import licences submitted for the period 1 October to 31 December 2005

G2

100

G3

G4

G5

G6

G7


ANNEX II

(t)

Group No

Total quantity available for the period 1 January to 31 March 2006

G2

23 071,5

G3

3 750,0

G4

2 250,0

G5

4 575,0

G6

11 250,0

G7

4 125,0