Official Journal of the European Union
Corrigendum to Commission Regulation (EC) No 794/2004 of 21 April 2004 implementing Council Regulation (EC) No 659/1999 laying down detailed rules for the application of Article 93 of the EC Treaty
Official Journal of the European Union L 140 of 30 April 2004
On page 16, in Part III of Annex I, point 14:
Shipbuilding aid (to be completed)’,
Aid to the fisheries sector’.
On page 134 add the following text to the end of the document:
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION SHEET FOR AID TO FISHERIES
Objectives of the scheme (tick as appropriate):
aid for the permanent withdrawal of fishing vessels through their transfer to third countries (aid to export, aid for the setting up of joint ventures) (point 4.2 of the guidelines);
aid for the temporary cessation of fishing activities (point 4.3 of the guidelines);
aid for investment in the fleet (aid for renewal, aid for modernisation and equipment, aid for the purchase of used vessels) (point 4.4 of the guidelines);
socioeconomic measures (point 4.5 of the guidelines);
aid to make good damage caused by natural disaster or exceptional occurrences (point 4.6 of the guidelines);
others (in particular, indicate if the aid concerned falls within the categories of aid covered by the Commission Regulation on State aid to SMEs in the fisheries sector).
Where aid scheme concerns permanent transfer of fishing vessels to developing countries, indicate how will it be ensured that international law will be not infringed in particular with respect to conservation and management of marine resources.
A fully reasoned justification as to why and on the basis of which provision of the guidelines the scheme may be considered as compatible with the common market shall be provided. This text should include a detailed demonstration that all conditions of the guidelines and, where they refer to Regulation (EC) No 2792/1999, the conditions of the relevant provisions of, and annexes to that Regulation are fulfilled. It should also summarise the content of the necessary supporting documents submitted with the notification (e.g. socioeconomic data on the recipient regions, scientific and economic justification).
Each notification should contain the following undertakings from the Member State:
commitment that the measures financed and their effects comply with Community law,
commitment that, during the grant period, the beneficiaries of the aid comply with the rules of the Common Fisheries Policy.’