Commission Regulation (EC) No 1438/2004 of 11 August 2004 setting the minimum price to be paid to producers for dried plums and the production aid for prunes for the 2004/2005 marketing year


Published: 2004-08-11

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12.8.2004   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 265/5


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1438/2004

of 11 August 2004

setting the minimum price to be paid to producers for dried plums and the production aid for prunes for the 2004/2005 marketing year

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/96 of 28 October 1996 on the common organisation of the markets in processed fruit and vegetable products (1), and in particular Articles 6b(3) and 6c(7) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Article 3 of the Commission Regulation (EC) 1535/2003 of 29 August 2003 laying down detailed rules for applying Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/96 as regards the aid scheme for products processed from fruit and vegetables (2), lays down the dates of the marketing years.

(2)

The criteria for setting the minimum price and the production aid are laid down in Articles 6b and 6c respectively of Regulation (EC) No 2201/96.

(3)

The products for which the minimum price and the aid are to be set are listed in Article 3 of Commission Regulation (EC) No 464/1999 of 3 March 1999 laying down detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/96 as regards aid arrangements for prunes (3) and the characteristics that these products must possess are laid down in Article 2 of that Regulation. The minimum price and the production aid should therefore be set for the 2004/2005 marketing year.

(4)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Management Committee for Products Processed from Fruit and Vegetables,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

For the 2004/2005 marketing year:

(a)

the minimum price referred to in Article 3 of Regulation (EC) No 2201/96 for dried ‘d'Ente’ plums shall be EUR 1 935,23 per tonne net ex-producer's premises;

(b)

the production aid referred to in Article 4 of that Regulation for prunes shall be EUR 923,17 per tonne net.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the third day following its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

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

Done at Brussels, 11 August 2004.

For the Commission

Franz FISCHLER

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 297, 21.11.1996, p. 29. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 386/2004 (OJ L 64, 2.3.2004, p. 25).

(2)  OJ L 218, 30.8.2003, p. 14. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1132/2004 (OJ L 219, 19.6.2004, p. 3).

(3)  OJ L 56, 4.3.1999, p. 8. Regulation as amended by Regulation (EC) No 2198/2003 (OJ L 328, 17.12.2003, p. 20).