2004/766/EC: Commission Decision of 5 November 2004 adopting the plan allocating to the Member States resources to be charged to the 2005 budget year for the supply of food from intervention stocks for the benefit of the most deprived persons in the Commu


Published: 2004-11-05

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16.11.2004   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 339/13


COMMISSION DECISION

of 5 November 2004

adopting the plan allocating to the Member States resources to be charged to the 2005 budget year for the supply of food from intervention stocks for the benefit of the most deprived persons in the Community

(notified under document number C(2004) 4356)

(2004/766/EC)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EEC) No 3730/87 of 10 December 1987 laying down the general rules for the supply of food from intervention stocks to designated organisations for distribution to the most deprived persons in the Community (1), and in particular Article 6 thereof,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 2799/98 of 15 December 1998 establishing agrimonetary arrangements for the euro (2), and in particular Article 3(2) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

In accordance with Article 2 of Commission Regulation (EEC) No 3149/92 of 29 October 1992 laying down detailed rules for the supply of food from intervention stocks for the benefit of the most deprived persons in the Community (3), the Commission must adopt a distribution plan to be financed from resources available in the 2005 budget year. The plan should lay down in particular, for each of the Member States applying the measure, the maximum financial resources available to carry out its part of the plan, and the quantity of each type of product to be withdrawn from the stocks held by the intervention agencies.

(2)

The Member States involved in the plan have supplied the information required in accordance with Article 1 of Regulation (EEC) No 3149/92.

(3)

For the purposes of resource allocation, account must be taken of experience and of the degree to which the Member States used the resources allocated to them in previous years.

(4)

The intra-Community transfers necessary to bring the plan to fruition should also be authorised under the conditions provided for in Article 7 of Regulation (EEC) No 3149/92.

(5)

To implement the plan, the operative event within the meaning of Article 3 of Regulation (EC) No 2799/98 should be the date on which the financial year for administration of stocks in public storage starts.

(6)

In accordance with Article 2(2) of Regulation (EEC) No 3149/92 the Commission sought the advice of the major organisations familiar with the problems of the most deprived persons in the Community when drawing up the plan.

(7)

The measures provided for in this Decision are in accordance with the opinions of all the relevant committees,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

For 2005, foodstuffs for distribution to the most deprived persons in the Community under Regulation (EEC) No 3730/87 shall be supplied in accordance with the distribution plan set out in Annex I.

Article 2

The intra-Community transfer operations listed in Annex II are hereby authorised.

Article 3

To implement the annual plan, the date of the operative event referred to in Article 3 of Regulation (EC) No 2799/98 shall be 1 October 2004.

Article 4

This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 5 November 2004.

For the Commission

Franz FISCHLER

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 352, 15.12.1987, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 2535/95 (OJ L 260, 31.10.1995, p. 3).

(2)  OJ L 349, 24.12.1998, p. 1.

(3)  OJ L 313, 30.10.1992, p. 50. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1903/2004 (OJ L 328, 30.10.2004, p. 77).


ANNEX I

Annual distribution plan for 2005

(a)   Financial resources made available to implement the plan in each Member State:

(in EUR)

Member State

Allocation

Belgium

3 047 791

Greece

5 704 637

Spain

42 544 686

France

48 620 337

Italy

60 294 489

Luxembourg

68 537

Malta

347 642

Poland

35 504 167

Portugal

12 527 718

Finland

2 825 645

Total

211 485 650

(b)   Quantity of each type of product to be withdrawn from Community intervention stocks for distribution in each Member State subject to the maximum amounts laid down in (a):

(tonnes)

Member State

Product

Cereals

Rice

(paddy rice)

Butter

Milk powder

Belgium

6 000

3 500

318

410

Greece

6 972

4 346

 

2 087

Spain

68 721

29 452

9 547

 

France

60 905

31 412

 

18 143

Italy

98 153

22 575

14 446

 

Malta

1 383

553

 

 

Poland

17 758

26 835

6 772

3 749

Portugal

8 588

14 708

2 594

480

Finland

15 000

 

 

600

Total

283 480

133 381

33 677

25 469

(c)   Allocation for Luxembourg with a view to purchases on the Community market of:

milk powder: EUR 68 537

(d)   Allocation for Malta with a view to purchases on the Community market of:

milk powder: EUR 113 404


ANNEX II

Intra-Community transfers authorised under the plan for 2005

 

Product

Quantity

(tonnes)

Holder

Consignee

1.

Cereals

6 000

BLE, Germany

BIRB, Belgium

2.

Cereals

6 972

BLE, Germany

Ministry of Agriculture, Greece

3.

Cereals

68 721

BLE, Germany

FEGA, Spain

4.

Cereals

45 440

BLE, Germany

Ministry of Agriculture, France

5.

Cereals

98 153

BLE, Germany

AGEA, Italy

6.

Cereals

1 383

BLE, Germany

National Research and Development Centre, Malta

7.

Cereals

17 758

BLE, Germany

ARR, Poland

8.

Cereals

8 588

BLE, Germany

INGA, Portugal

9.

Rice

3 500

Ente Risi, Italy

BIRB, Belgium

10.

Rice

553

Ente Risi, Italy

National Research and Development Centre, Malta

11.

Rice

26 835

Ente Risi, Italy

ARR, Poland

12.

Rice

14 708

FEGA, Spain

INGA, Portugal

13.

Milk powder

2 087

Department of Agriculture and Food, Ireland

Ministry of Agriculture, Greece

14.

Milk powder

18 143

Department of Agriculture and Food, Ireland

Ministry of Agriculture, France

15.

Milk powder

3 749

Department of Agriculture and Food, Ireland

ARR, Poland

16.

Milk powder

600

SJV, Sweden

Ministry of Agriculture, Finland

17.

Butter

59

BLE, Germany

BIRB, Belgium

18.

Butter

6 571

FEGA, Spain

AGEA, Italy

19.

Butter

3 584

BLE, Germany

ARR, Poland

20.

Butter

3 188

Ministry of Agriculture, Finland

ARR, Poland