Commission Regulation (EC) No 871/2005 of 8 June 2005 laying down the reduction coefficient to be applied under tariff subquota III for common wheat of a quality other than high quality opened by Regulation (EC) No 2375/2002


Published: 2005-06-08

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9.6.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 145/24


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 871/2005

of 8 June 2005

laying down the reduction coefficient to be applied under tariff subquota III for common wheat of a quality other than high quality opened by Regulation (EC) No 2375/2002

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1784/2003 of 29 September 2003 on the common organisation of the market in cereals (1),

Having regard to Commission Regulation (EC) No 2375/2002 of 27 December 2002 opening and providing for the administration of Community tariff quotas for common wheat of a quality other than high quality from third countries and derogating from Council Regulation (EEC) No 1766/92 (2), and in particular Article 5(3) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Regulation (EC) No 2375/2002 opens an annual tariff quota of 2 981 600 tonnes of common wheat of a quality other than high quality. That quota is divided into three subquotas.

(2)

Article 3(3) of Regulation (EC) No 2375/2002 fixes a quantity of 592 900 tonnes for subquota III for the period 1 April to 30 June 2005.

(3)

The quantities applied for on 6 June 2005, in accordance with Article 5(1) of Regulation (EC) No 2375/2002, exceed the quantities available. The extent to which licences may be issued should therefore be determined and a reduction coefficient laid down to be applied to the quantities applied for,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Each application for an import licence for subquota III for common wheat of a quality other than high quality lodged and forwarded to the Commission on 6 June 2005 in accordance with Article 5(1) and (2) of Regulation (EC) No 2375/2002 shall be accepted at a rate of 6,19683 % of the quantity applied for.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on 9 June 2005.

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

Done at Brussels, 8 June 2005.

For the Commission

J. M. SILVA RODRÍGUEZ

Director-General for Agriculture and Rural Development


(1)  OJ L 270, 21.10.2003, p. 78.

(2)  OJ L 358, 31.12.2002, p. 88. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1111/2003 (OJ L 158, 27.6.2003, p. 21).