Act concerning the conditions of accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania and the adjustments to the Treaties on which the European Union is founded - Annex III:List referred to in Article 19 of the Act of Accession: adaptations to acts adopted b


Published: 2005-04-25

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2. AGRICULTURE
1. 31989 R 1576: Council Regulation (EEC) No 1576/89 of 29 May 1989 laying down general rules on the definition, description and presentation of spirit drinks (OJ L 160, 12.6.1989, p. 1), as amended by:
- 31992 R 3280: Council Regulation (EEC) No 3280/92 of 9.11.1992 (OJ L 327, 13.11.1992, p. 3),
- 31994 R 3378: Regulation (EC) No 3378/94 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22.12.1994 (OJ L 366, 31.12.1994, p. 1),
- 11994 N: Act concerning the conditions of accession and the adjustments to the Treaties — Accession of the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden (OJ C 241, 29.8.1994, p. 21),
- 12003 T: Act concerning the conditions of accession and the adjustments to the Treaties ‐ Accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic (OJ L 236, 23.9.2003, p. 33),
- 32003 R 1882: Regulation (EC) No 1882/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29.9.2003 (OJ L 284, 31.10.2003, p. 1).
(a) The following is added to Article 1(4), point (i):
"(5) The name "fruit spirit" may be replaced by the designation "Pălincă" solely for the spirit drink produced in Romania."
(b) In Annex II, the following geographical designations are added:
- to point 4: "Vinars Târnave", "Vinars Vaslui", "Vinars Murfatlar", "Vinars Vrancea", "Vinars Segarcea"
- to point 6: "Сунгурларска гроздова ракия/Гроздова ракия от Сунгурларе/Sungurlarska grozdova rakiya/Grozdova rakiya from Sungurlare", "Сливенска перла (Сливенска гроздова ракия/Гроздова ракия от Сливен)/Slivenska perla (Slivenska grozdova rakiya/Grozdova rakiya from Sliven)", "Стралджанска мускатова ракия/Мускатова ракия от Стралджа/Straldjanska muscatova rakiya/Muscatova rakiya from Straldja", "Поморийска гроздова ракия/Гроздова ракия от Поморие/Pomoriyska grozdova rakiya/Grozdova rakiya from Pomorie", "Русенска бисерна гроздова ракия/Бисерна гроздова ракия от Русе/Rusenska biserna grozdova rakiya/Biserna grozdova rakiya from Ruse", "Бургаска мускатова ракия/Мускатова ракия от Бургас/Bourgaska muscatova rakiya/Muscatova rakiya from Bourgas", "Добруджанска мускатова ракия/Мускатова ракия от Добруджа/Dobrudjanska muscatova rakiya/Muscatova rakiya from Dobrudja", "Сухиндолска гроздова ракия/Гроздова ракия от Сухиндол/Suhindolska grozdova rakiya/Grozdova rakiya from Suhindol", "Карловска гроздова ракия/Гроздова ракия от Карлово/Karlovska grozdova rakiya/Grozdova rakiya from Karlovo"
- to point 7: "Троянска сливова ракия/Сливова ракия от Троян/Troyanska slivova rakiya/Slivova rakiya from Troyan", "Силистренска кайсиева ракия/Кайсиева ракия от Силистра/Silistrenska kaysieva rakiya/Kaysieva rakiya from Silistra", "Тервелска кайсиева ракия/Кайсиева ракия от Тервел/Tervelska kaysieva rakiya/Kaysieva rakiya from Tervel", "Ловешка сливова ракия/Сливова ракия от Ловеч/Loveshka slivova rakiya/Slivova rakiya from Lovech", "Ţuică Zetea de Medieşu Aurit", "Ţuică de Valea Milcovului", "Ţuică de Buzău", "Ţuică de Argeş", "Ţuică de Zalău", "Ţuică ardelenească de Bistriţa", "Horincă de Maramureş", "Horincă de Cămârzan", "Horincă de Seini", "Horincă de Chioar", "Horincă de Lăpuş", "Turţ de Oaş", "Turţ de Maramureş".
2. 31991 R 1601: Council Regulation (EEC) No 1601/91 of 10 June 1991 laying down general rules on the definition, description and presentation of aromatized wines, aromatized wine-based drinks and aromatized wine-product cocktails (OJ L 149, 14.6.1991, p. 1), as amended by:
- 31992 R 3279: Council Regulation (EEC) No 3279/92 of 9.11.1992 (OJ L 327, 13.11.1992, p. 1),
- 11994 N: Act concerning the conditions of accession and the adjustments to the Treaties — Accession of the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden (OJ C 241, 29.8.1994, p. 21),
- 31994 R 3378: Regulation (EC) No 3378/94 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22.12.1994 (OJ L 366, 31.12.1994, p. 1),
- 31996 R 2061: Regulation (EC) No 2061/96 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8.10.1996 (OJ L 277, 30.10.1996, p. 1),
- 32003 R 1882: Regulation (EC) No 1882/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29.9.2003 (OJ L 284, 31.10.2003, p. 1).
In Article 2(3), the following subparagraph is inserted after subparagraph (h):
"(i) Pelin: an aromatized wine-based drink produced from white or red wine, grape must concentrate, grape juice (or beet sugar) and specific tincture of herbs, having an alcoholic strength of not less than 8,5 % vol., a sugar content expressed as invert sugar of 45-50 grams per litre, and a total acidity of not less than 3 grams per litre expressed as tartaric acid."
and, subparagraph (i) is re-lettered (j).
3. 31992 R 2075: Council Regulation (EEC) No 2075/92 of 30 June 1992 on the common organisation of the market in raw tobacco (OJ L 215, 30.7.1992, p. 70), as amended by:
- 11994 N: Act concerning the conditions of accession and the adjustments to the Treaties — Accession of the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden (OJ C 241, 29.8.1994, p. 21),
- 31994 R 3290: Council Regulation (EC) No 3290/94 of 22.12.1994 (OJ L 349, 31.12.1994, p. 105),
- 31995 R 0711: Council Regulation (EC) No 711/95 of 27.3.1995 (OJ L 73, 1.4.1995, p. 13),
- 31996 R 0415: Council Regulation (EC) No 415/96 of 4.3.1996 (OJ L 59, 8.3.1996, p. 3),
- 31996 R 2444: Council Regulation (EC) No 2444/96 of 17.12.1996 (OJ L 333, 21.12.1996, p. 4),
- 31997 R 2595: Council Regulation (EC) No 2595/97 of 18.12.1997 (OJ L 351, 23.12.1997, p. 11),
- 31998 R 1636: Council Regulation (EC) No 1636/98 of 20.7.1998 (OJ L 210, 28.7.1998, p. 23),
- 31999 R 0660: Council Regulation (EC) No 660/1999 of 22.3.1999 (OJ L 83, 27.3.1999, p. 10),
- 32000 R 1336: Council Regulation (EC) No 1336/2000 of 19.6.2000 (OJ L 154, 27.6.2000, p. 2),
- 32002 R 0546: Council Regulation (EC) No 546/2002 of 25.3.2002 (OJ L 84, 28.3.2002, p. 4),
- 32003 R 0806: Council Regulation (EC) No 806/2003 of 14.4.2003 (OJ L 122, 16.5.2003, p. 1),
- 32003 R 2319: Council Regulation (EC) No 2319/2003 of 17.12.2003 (OJ L 345, 31.12.2003, p. 17),
- 12003 T: Act concerning the conditions of accession and the adjustments to the Treaties ‐ Accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic (OJ L 236, 23.9.2003, p. 33).
(a) In the Annex, point V. "Sun-cured", the following is added:
"Molovata
Ghimpaţi
Bărăgan"
(b) In the Annex, point VI. "Basmas", the following is added:
"Djebel
Nevrokop
Dupnitsa
Melnik
Ustina
Harmanli
Krumovgrad
Iztochen Balkan
Topolovgrad
Svilengrad
Srednogorska yaka"
(c) In the Annex, point VIII. "Kaba Koulak (classic)", the following is added:
"Severna Bulgaria
Tekne".
4. 31996 R 2201: Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/96 of 28 October 1996 on the common organisation of the markets in processed fruit and vegetable products (OJ L 297, 21.11.1996, p. 29), as amended by:
- 31997 R 2199: Council Regulation (EC) No 2199/97 of 30.10.1997 (OJ L 303, 6.11.1997, p. 1),
- 31999 R 2701: Council Regulation (EC) No 2701/1999 of 14.12.1999 (OJ L 327, 21.12.1999, p. 5),
- 32000 R 2699: Council Regulation (EC) No 2699/2000 of 4.12.2000 (OJ L 311, 12.12.2000, p. 9),
- 32001 R 1239: Council Regulation (EC) No 1239/2001 of 19.6.2001 (OJ L 171, 26.6.2001, p. 1),
- 32002 R 0453: Commission Regulation (EC) No 453/2002 of 13.3.2002 (OJ L 72, 14.3.2002, p. 9),
- 12003 T: Act concerning the conditions of accession and the adjustments to the Treaties ‐ Accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic (OJ L 236, 23.9.2003, p. 33),
- 32004 R 0386: Commission Regulation (EC) No 386/2004 of 1.3.2004 (OJ L 64, 2.3.2004, p. 25).
Annex III is replaced by the following:""ANNEX III
Processing thresholds referred to in Article 5
Net weight fresh product
(in tonnes) |
| Tomatoes | Peaches | Pears |
Community thresholds | 8860061 | 560428 | 105659 |
National thresholds | Bulgaria | 156343 | 17843 | n.r. |
Czech Republic | 12000 | 1287 | 11 |
Greece | 1211241 | 300000 | 5155 |
Spain | 1238606 | 180794 | 35199 |
France | 401608 | 15685 | 17703 |
Italy | 4350000 | 42309 | 45708 |
Cyprus | 7944 | 6 | n.r. |
Latvia | n.r. | n.r. | n.r. |
Hungary | 130790 | 1616 | 1031 |
Malta | 27000 | n.r. | n.r. |
Netherlands | n.r. | n.r. | 243 |
Austria | n.r. | n.r. | 9 |
Poland | 194639 | n.r. | n.r. |
Portugal | 1050000 | 218 | 600 |
Romania | 50390 | 523 | n.r. |
Slovakia | 29500 | 147 | n.r. |
n.r. = not relevant". |"5. 31998 R 2848: Commission Regulation (EC) No 2848/98 of 22 December 1998 laying down detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EEC) No 2075/92 as regards the premium scheme, production quotas and the specific aid to be granted to producer groups in the raw tobacco sector (OJ L 358, 31.12.1998, p. 17), as amended by:
- 31999 R 0510: Commission Regulation (EC) No 510/1999 of 8.3.1999 (OJ L 60, 9.3.1999, p. 54),
- 31999 R 0731: Commission Regulation (EC) No 731/1999 of 7.4.1999 (OJ L 93, 8.4.1999, p. 20),
- 31999 R 1373: Commission Regulation (EC) No 1373/1999 of 25.6.1999 (OJ L 162, 26.6.1999, p. 47),
- 31999 R 2162: Commission Regulation (EC) No 2162/1999 of 12.10.1999 (OJ L 265, 13.10.1999, p. 13),
- 31999 R 2637: Commission Regulation (EC) No 2637/1999 of 14.12.1999 (OJ L 323, 15.12.1999, p. 8),
- 32000 R 0531: Commission Regulation (EC) No 531/2000 of 10.3.2000 (OJ L 64, 11.3.2000, p. 13),
- 32000 R 0909: Commission Regulation (EC) No 909/2000 of 2.5.2000 (OJ L 105, 3.5.2000, p. 18),
- 32000 R 1249: Commission Regulation (EC) No 1249/2000 of 15.6.2000 (OJ L 142, 16.6.2000, p. 3),
- 32001 R 0385: Commission Regulation (EC) No 385/2001 of 26.2.2001 (OJ L 57, 27.2.2001, p. 18),
- 32001 R 1441: Commission Regulation (EC) No 1441/2001 of 16.7.2001 (OJ L 193, 17.7.2001, p. 5),
- 32002 R 0486: Commission Regulation (EC) No 486/2002 of 18.3.2002 (OJ L 76, 19.3.2002, p. 9),
- 32002 R 1005: Commission Regulation (EC) No 1005/2002 of 12.6.2002 (OJ L 153 13.6.2002, p. 3),
- 32002 R 1501: Commission Regulation (EC) No 1501/2002 of 22.8.2002 (OJ L 227, 23.8.2002, p. 16),
- 32002 R 1983: Commission Regulation (EC) No 1983/2002 of 7.11.2002 (OJ L 306, 8.11.2002, p. 8),
- 32004 R 1809: Commission Regulation (EC) No 1809/2004 of 18.10.2004 (OJ L 318, 19.10.2004, p. 18).
Annex I is replaced by the following:""ANNEX I
PERCENTAGES OF THE GUARANTEE THRESHOLD PER MEMBER STATE OR SPECIFIC REGION FOR THE RECOGNITION OF PRODUCER GROUPS
Member State or specific region of establishment of the producer group | Percentage |
Germany, Spain (except Castile-Leon, Navarra and the Campezo area in the Basque Country), France (except Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Picardy), Italy, Portugal (except the Autonomous Region of the Azores), Belgium, Austria, Romania | 2 % |
Greece (except Epirus), Autonomous Region of the Azores (Portugal), Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Picardy (France), Bulgaria (except the Banite, Zlatograd, Madan and Dospat municipalities in the Djebel area and Veliki Preslav, Varbitsa, Shumen, Smiadovо, Varna, Dalgopol, General Tоshevо, Dobrich, Kavarna, Krushari, Shabla and Antonovo municipalities in the North Bulgaria area) | 1 % |
Castile-Leon (Spain), Navarra (Spain), the Campezo area in the Basque Country (Spain), Epirus (Greece), Banite, Zlatograd, Madan and Dospat municipalities in the Djebel area and Veliki Preslav, Varbitsa, Shumen, Smiadovо, Varna, Dalgopol, General Tоshevо, Dobrich, Kavarna, Krushari, Shabla and Antonovo municipalities in the North Bulgaria area (Bulgaria) | 0,3 %". |"6. 31999 R 1493: Council Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999 of 17 May 1999 on the common organisation of the market in wine (OJ L 179, 14.7.1999, p. 1), as amended by:
- 32000 R 1622: Commission Regulation (EC) No 1622/2000 of 24.7.2000 (OJ L 194, 31.7.2000, p. 1),
- 32000 R 2826: Council Regulation (EC) No 2826/2000 of 19.12.2000 (OJ L 328, 23.12.2000, p. 2),
- 32001 R 2585: Council Regulation (EC) No 2585/2001 of 19.12.2001 (OJ L 345, 29.12.2001, p. 10),
- 32003 R 0806: Council Regulation (EC) No 806/2003 of 14.4. 2003 (OJ L 122, 16.5.2003, p. 1),
- 12003 T: Act concerning the conditions of accession and the adjustments to the Treaties ‐ Accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic (OJ L 236, 23.9.2003, p. 33),
- 32003 R 1795: Commission Regulation (EC) No 1795/2003 of 13.10.2003 (OJ L 262, 14.10.2003, p. 13).
(a) The following is added to Article 6:
"5. For Bulgaria and Romania, newly created planting rights shall be allocated for the production of quality wines psr amounting to 1,5 % of the total vineyard area, amounting to 2302,5 hectares for Bulgaria and 2830,5 hectares for Romania as of the date of accession. These rights shall be allocated to a national reserve to which Article 5 shall apply."
(b) In Annex III (Wine-growing zones), the following is added to point 2:
"(g) in Romania, in the area of Podişul Transilvaniei"
(c) In Annex III (Wine-growing zones), the last sentence in point 3 is replaced by the following:
"(d) in Slovakia, the Tokay region
(e) in Romania, areas under vines not included in points 2(g) or 5(f)."
(d) In Annex III (Wine-growing zones), the following is added to point 5:
"(e) in Bulgaria, areas under vines in the following regions: Dunavska Ravnina (Дунавска равнина), Chernomorski Rayon (Черноморски район), Rozova Dolina (Розова долина)
(f) in Romania, areas under vines in the following regions: Dealurile Buzăului, Dealu Mare, Severinului and Plaiurile Drâncei, Colinele Dobrogei, Terasele Dunării, the South wine region including sands and other favourable regions"
(e) In Annex III (Wine-growing zones), the following is added to point 6:
"In Bulgaria, wine-growing zone C III a) comprises the areas under vines not included in point 5(e)"
(f) In Annex V, Part D.3, the following is added:
"and in Romania".
7. 32000 R 1673: Council Regulation (EC) No 1673/2000 of 27 July 2000 on the common organisation of the markets in flax and hemp grown for fibre (OJ L 193, 29.7.2000, p. 16), as amended by:
- 32002 R 0651: Commission Regulation (EC) No 651/2002 of 16.4.2002 (OJ L 101, 17.4.2002, p. 3),
- 12003 T: Act concerning the conditions of accession and the adjustments to the Treaties ‐ Accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic (OJ L 236, 23.9.2003, p. 33),
- 32003 R 1782: Council Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003 of 29.9.2003 (OJ L 270, 21.10.2003, p. 1),
- 32004 R 0393: Council Regulation (EC) No 393/2004 of 24.2.2004 (OJ L 65, 3.3.2004, p. 4).
(a) Article 3(1) is replaced by the following:
"1. A maximum guaranteed quantity of 80878 tonnes per marketing year shall be established for long flax fibre and apportioned among all the Member States as national guaranteed quantities. That quantity shall be apportioned as follows:
- 13800 tonnes for Belgium,
- 13 tonnes for Bulgaria,
- 1923 tonnes for the Czech Republic,
- 300 tonnes for Germany,
- 30 tonnes for Estonia,
- 50 tonnes for Spain,
- 55800 tonnes for France,
- 360 tonnes for Latvia,
- 2263 tonnes for Lithuania,
- 4800 tonnes for the Netherlands,
- 150 tonnes for Austria,
- 924 tonnes for Poland,
- 50 tonnes for Portugal,
- 42 tonnes for Romania,
- 73 tonnes for Slovakia,
- 200 tonnes for Finland,
- 50 tonnes for Sweden,
- 50 tonnes for the United Kingdom."
(b) In Article 3(2), the introductory paragraph and subparagraph (a) are replaced by the following:
"2. A maximum guaranteed quantity of 147265 tonnes per marketing year shall be established for short flax fibre and hemp fibre in respect of which aid may be granted. That quantity shall be apportioned in the form of:
(a) national guaranteed quantities for the following Member States:
- 10350 tonnes for Belgium,
- 48 tonnes for Bulgaria,
- 2866 tonnes for the Czech Republic,
- 12800 tonnes for Germany,
- 42 tonnes for Estonia,
- 20000 tonnes for Spain,
- 61350 tonnes for France,
- 1313 tonnes for Latvia,
- 3463 tonnes for Lithuania,
- 2061 tonnes for Hungary,
- 5550 tonnes for the Netherlands,
- 2500 tonnes for Austria,
- 462 tonnes for Poland,
- 1750 tonnes for Portugal,
- 921 tonnes for Romania,
- 189 tonnes for Slovakia,
- 2250 tonnes for Finland,
- 2250 tonnes for Sweden,
- 12100 tonnes for the United Kingdom.
However, the national guaranteed quantity fixed for Hungary concerns hemp fibre only."
8. 32003 R 1782: Council Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003 of 29 September 2003 establishing common rules for direct support schemes under the common agricultural policy and establishing certain support schemes for farmers and amending Regulations (EEC) No 2019/93, (EC) No 1452/2001, (EC) No 1453/2001, (EC) No 1454/2001, (EC) No 1868/94, (EC) No 1251/1999, (EC) No 1254/1999, (EC) No 1673/2000, (EEC) No 2358/71 and (EC) No 2529/2001 (OJ L 270, 21.10.2003, p. 1), as amended by:
- 32004 R 0021: Council Regulation (EC) No 21/2004 of 17.12.2003 (OJ L 5, 9.1.2004, p. 8),
- 32004 R 0583: Council Regulation (EC) No 583/2004 of 22.3.2004 (OJ L 91, 30.3.2004, p. 1),
- 32004 D 0281: Council Decision 2004/281/EC of 22.3.2004 (OJ L 93, 30.3.2004, p. 1),
- 32004 R 0864: Council Regulation (EC) No 864/2004 of 29.4.2004 (OJ L 161, 30.4.2004, p. 48).
(a) Article 2(g) is replaced by the following:
"(g) "new Member States" means Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovenia and Slovakia."
(b) In Article 5(2), the following is added at the end of the first subparagraph:
"However, Bulgaria and Romania shall ensure that land which was under permanent pasture on 1 January 2007 is maintained under permanent pasture."
(c) In Article 54(2), the following is added at the end of the first subparagraph:
"However, for Bulgaria and Romania, the date provided for the area aid applications shall be 30 June 2005."
(d) The following is added to Article 71g:
"9. For Bulgaria and Romania:
(a) the three-year reference period referred to in paragraph 2 shall be 2002 to 2004;
(b) the year referred to in paragraph 3(a) shall be 2004;
(c) in the first subparagraph of paragraph 4, the reference to 2004 and/or 2005 shall be 2005 and/or 2006, and the references to 2004 shall be to 2005."
(e) The following is added to Article 71h:
"However, for Bulgaria and Romania the reference to 30 June 2003 shall be to 30 June 2005."
(f) Article 74(1) is replaced by the following:
"1. The aid shall be granted for national base areas in the traditional production zones listed in Annex X.
The base area shall be as follows:
Bulgaria | 21800 ha |
Greece | 617000 ha |
Spain | 594000 ha |
France | 208000 ha |
Italy | 1646000 ha |
Cyprus | 6183 ha |
Hungary | 2500 ha |
Austria | 7000 ha |
Portugal | 118000 ha" |
(g) Article 78(1) is replaced by the following:
"1. A maximum guaranteed area of 1648000 ha for which the aid may be granted is hereby established."
(h) Article 80(2) is replaced by the following:
"2. The aid shall be as follows, according to the yields in the Member States concerned:
| Marketing year 2004/2005 and in case of application of Article 71 (EUR/ha) | Marketing year 2005/2006 and onward (EUR/ha) |
Bulgaria | - | 345,225 |
Greece | 1323,96 | 561,00 |
Spain | 1123,95 | 476,25 |
France: | | |
metropolitan territory | 971,73 | 411,75 |
French Guyana | 1329,27 | 563,25 |
Italy | 1069,08 | 453,00 |
Hungary | 548,70 | 232,50 |
Portugal | 1070,85 | 453,75 |
Romania | - | 126,075" |
(i) Article 81 is replaced by the following:
"Article 81
Areas
A national base area for each producing Member State is hereby established. However, for France two base areas are established. The base areas shall be as follows:
Bulgaria | 4166 ha |
Greece | 20333 ha |
Spain | 104973 ha |
France: metropolitan territoryFrench Guyana | 19050 ha 4190 ha |
Italy | 219588 ha |
Hungary | 3222 ha |
Portugal | 24667 ha |
Romania | 500 ha |
A Member State may subdivide its base area or areas into sub-base areas in accordance with objective criteria."
(j) Article 84 is replaced by the following:
"Article 84
Areas
1. A Member State shall grant the Community aid within the limit of a ceiling calculated by multiplying the number of hectares of its NGA as fixed in paragraph 3 by the average amount of EUR 120,75.
2. A maximum guaranteed area of 829229 ha is hereby established.
3. The maximum guaranteed area referred to in paragraph 2 shall be divided into the following NGA:
National Guaranteed Areas (NGA) |
Belgium | 100 ha |
Bulgaria | 11984 ha |
Germany | 1500 ha |
Greece | 41100 ha |
Spain | 568200 ha |
France | 17300 ha |
Italy | 130100 ha |
Cyprus | 5100 ha |
Luxembourg | 100 ha |
Hungary | 2900 ha |
Netherlands | 100 ha |
Austria | 100 ha |
Poland | 4200 ha |
Portugal | 41300 ha |
Romania | 1645 ha |
Slovenia | 300 ha |
Slovakia | 3100 ha |
United Kingdom | 100 ha |
4. A Member State may subdivide its NGA into sub-areas in accordance with objective criteria, in particular at regional level or in relation to the production."
(k) In Article 95(4) the following subparagraphs are added:
"For Bulgaria and Romania the total quantities referred to in the first subparagraph are set out in table (f) of Annex I of Council Regulation (EC) No 1788/2003 and reviewed in accordance with Article 6(1) sixth subparagraph of Council Regulation (EC) No 1788/2003.
For Bulgaria and Romania the 12-month period referred to in the first subparagraph shall be that of 2006/2007."
(l) In Article 103, the following is added to the second paragraph:
"However, for Bulgaria and Romania the condition for the application of this paragraph will be that the single area payment scheme is applied in 2007 and that the application of Article 66 has been opted for."
(m) Article 105(1) is replaced by the following:
"1. A supplement to the area payment of:
- EUR 291/ha for the marketing year 2005/2006,
- EUR 285/ha for the marketing year 2006/2007 and onwards,
shall be paid for the area down to durum wheat in the traditional production zones listed in Annex X, subject to the following limits:
(hectares) |
Bulgaria | 21800 |
Greece | 617000 |
Spain | 594000 |
France | 208000 |
Italy | 1646000 |
Cyprus | 6183 |
Hungary | 2500 |
Austria | 7000 |
Portugal | 118000" |
(n) In Article 108, the following is added to the second paragraph:
"However, for Bulgaria and Romania, applications for payment may not be made in respect of land which, on 30 June 2005, was under permanent pasture, permanent crops or trees or was used for non-agricultural purposes."
(o) Article 110c(1) is replaced by the following:
"1. A national base area is hereby established for:
- Bulgaria: 10237 ha
- Greece: 370000 ha
- Spain: 70000 ha
- Portugal: 360 ha."
(p) Article 110c(2) is replaced by the following:
"2. The amount of the aid per eligible hectare shall be in:
- Bulgaria: EUR 263
- Greece: EUR 594 for 300000 hectares and EUR 342,85 for the remaining 70000 hectares
- Spain: EUR 1039
- Portugal: EUR 556."
(q) Article 116(4) is replaced by the following:
"4. The following ceilings shall apply:
Member State | Rights (x 1000) |
Belgium | 70 |
Bulgaria | 2058,483 |
Czech Republic | 66,733 |
Denmark | 104 |
Germany | 2432 |
Estonia | 48 |
Greece | 11023 |
Spain | 19580 |
France | 7842 |
Ireland | 4956 |
Italy | 9575 |
Cyprus | 472,401 |
Latvia | 18,437 |
Lithuania | 17,304 |
Luxembourg | 4 |
Hungary | 1146 |
Malta | 8,485 |
Netherlands | 930 |
Austria | 206 |
Poland | 335,88 |
Portugal | 2690 |
Romania | 5880,620 |
Slovenia | 84,909 |
Slovakia | 305,756 |
Finland | 80 |
Sweden | 180 |
United Kingdom | 19492 |
Total | 89607,008" |
(r) Article 123(8) is replaced by the following:
"8. The following regional ceilings shall apply:
Belgium | 235149 |
Bulgaria | 90343 |
Czech Republic | 244349 |
Denmark | 277110 |
Germany | 1782700 |
Estonia | 18800 |
Greece | 143134 |
Spain | 713999 [*] |
France | 1754732 [**] |
Ireland | 1077458 |
Italy | 598746 |
Cyprus | 12000 |
Latvia | 70200 |
Lithuania | 150000 |
Luxembourg | 18962 |
Hungary | 94620 |
Malta | 3201 |
Netherlands | 157932 |
Austria | 373400 |
Poland | 926000 |
Portugal | 175075 [***] |
Romania | 452000 |
Slovenia | 92276 |
Slovakia | 78348 |
Finland | 250000 |
Sweden | 250000 |
United Kingdom | 1419811 [****] |
(s) Article 126(5) is replaced by the following:
"5. The following national ceilings shall apply:
Belgium | 394253 |
Bulgaria | 16019 |
Czech Republic | 90300 |
Denmark | 112932 |
Germany | 639535 |
Estonia | 13416 |
Greece | 138005 |
Spain [*****] | 1441539 |
France [******] | 3779866 |
Ireland | 1102620 |
Italy | 621611 |
Cyprus | 500 |
Latvia | 19368 |
Lithuania | 47232 |
Luxembourg | 18537 |
Hungary | 117000 |
Malta | 454 |
Netherlands | 63236 |
Austria | 375000 |
Poland | 325581 |
Portugal [] | 416539 |
Romania | 150000 |
Slovenia | 86384 |
Slovakia | 28080 |
Finland | 55000 |
Sweden | 155000 |
United Kingdom | 1699511 |
(t) In Article 130(3), the second subparagraph is replaced by the following:
"For the new Member States the national ceilings shall be those contained in the following table.
| Bulls, steers, cows and heifers | Calves more than 1 and less than 8 months old and of carcass weight up to 185 kg |
Bulgaria | 22191 | 101542 |
Czech Republic | 483382 | 27380 |
Estonia | 107813 | 30000 |
Cyprus | 21000 | — |
Latvia | 124320 | 53280 |
Lithuania | 367484 | 244200 |
Hungary | 141559 | 94439 |
Malta | 6002 | 17 |
Poland | 1815430 | 839518 |
Romania | 1148000 | 85000 |
Slovenia | 161137 | 35852 |
Slovakia | 204062 | 62841" |
(u) The following paragraph is added to Article 143a:
"However, for Bulgaria and Romania direct payments shall be introduced in accordance with the following schedule of increments expressed as a percentage of the then applicable level of such payments in the Community as constituted on 30 April 2004:
- 25 % in 2007,
- 30 % in 2008,
- 35 % in 2009,
- 40 % in 2010,
- 50 % in 2011,
- 60 % in 2012,
- 70 % in 2013,
- 80 % in 2014,
- 90 % in 2015,
- 100 % as from 2016."
(v) The following subparagraph is added to Article 143b(4):
"However, for Bulgaria and Romania, the agricultural area under the single area payment scheme shall be the part of its utilised agricultural area which is maintained in good agricultural condition, whether in production or not, where appropriate adjusted in accordance with the objective criteria to be set by Bulgaria or Romania after approval by the Commission."
(w) Article 143b(9) is replaced by the following:
"9. For any new Member State the single area payment scheme shall be available for a period of application until the end of 2006 with the possibility of renewal twice by one year at the new Member State's request. However, for Bulgaria and Romania, the single area payment scheme shall be available for a period of application until the end of 2009 with the possibility of renewal twice by one year at their request. Subject to the provisions of paragraph 11, any new Member State may decide to terminate the application of the scheme at the end of the first or the second year of the period of application with a view to applying the single payment scheme. New Member States shall notify the Commission of their intention to terminate by 1 August of the last year of application."
(x) The following subparagraph is added to Article 143b(11):
"For Bulgaria and Romania, until the end of the 5 year period of application of the single area payment scheme (i.e. 2011), the percentage rate set out in the second paragraph of Article 143a shall apply. If the application of the single area payment scheme is extended beyond that date pursuant to a decision taken under point (b), the percentage rate set out in the second paragraph of Article 143a for the year 2011 shall apply until the end of the last year of application of the single area payment scheme."
(y) Article 143c(2), is replaced by the following:
"2. The new Member States shall have the possibility, subject to authorisation by the Commission, of complementing any direct payments up to:
(a) with regard to all direct payments, 55 % of the level of direct payments in the Community as constituted on 30 April 2004 in 2004, 60 % in 2005 and 65 % in 2006 and from 2007 up to 30 percentage points above the applicable level referred to in Article 143a in the relevant year. As far as Bulgaria and Romania are concerned, the following shall apply: 55 % of the level of direct payments in the Community as constituted on 30 April 2004 in 2007, 60 % in 2008 and 65 % in 2009 and from 2010 up to 30 percentage points above the applicable level referred to in the second paragraph of Article 143a in the relevant year. However, the Czech Republic may complement direct payments in the potato starch sector up to 100 % of the level applicable in the Community as constituted on 30 April 2004. However, for the direct payments referred to in Chapter 7 of Title IV of this Regulation the following maximum rates shall apply: 85 % in 2004, 90 % in 2005, 95 % in 2006 and 100 % as from 2007. As far as Bulgaria and Romania are concerned, the following maximum rates shall apply: 85 % in 2007, 90 % in 2008, 95 % in 2009 and 100 % as from 2010;
or
(b) (i) with regard to direct payments other than the single payment scheme, the total level of direct support the farmer would have been entitled to receive, on a product by product basis, in the new Member State in the calendar year 2003 under a CAP-like national scheme increased by 10 percentage points. However for Lithuania the reference year shall be the calendar year 2002. For Bulgaria and Romania the reference year shall be the calendar year 2006. For Slovenia the increase shall be 10 percentage points in 2004, 15 percentage points in 2005, 20 percentage points in 2006 and 25 percentage points from 2007;
(ii) with regard to the single payment scheme the total amount of complementary national direct aid which may be granted by a new Member State in respect of a given year shall be limited by a specific financial envelope. This envelope shall be equal to the difference between:
- the total amount of CAP-like national direct support that would be available in the relevant new Member State in respect of the calendar year 2003 or, in the case of Lithuania, of the calendar year 2002, each time increased by 10 percentage points. However, for Bulgaria and Romania the reference year shall be the calendar year 2006. For Slovenia the increase shall be 10 percentage points in 2004, 15 percentage points in 2005, 20 percentage points in 2006 and 25 percentage points from 2007,
- and
- the national ceiling of that new Member State listed in Annex VIIIa adjusted, where appropriate, in accordance with Articles 64(2) and 70(2).
For the purpose of calculating the total amount referred to in the first indent above, the national direct payments and/or its components corresponding to the Community direct payments and/or its components which were taken into account for calculating the effective ceiling of the new Member State concerned in accordance with Articles 64(2), 70(2) and 71c shall be included.
For each direct payment concerned a new Member State may choose to apply either option (a) or (b) above.
The total direct support the farmer may be granted in the new Member States after accession under the relevant direct payment including all complementary national direct payments shall not exceed the level of direct support the farmer would be entitled to receive under the corresponding direct payment then applicable to the Member States in the Community as constituted on 30 April 2004."
(z) Article 154a(2) is replaced by the following:
"2. The measures referred to in paragraph 1 may be adopted during a period starting on 1 May 2004 and expiring on 30 June 2009 and shall not apply beyond that date. However, for Bulgaria and Romania the period shall start on 1 January 2007 and expire on 31 December 2011. The Council, acting by a qualified majority on a proposal from the Commission, may extend these periods."
(aa) In Annex III, the following footnotes are added:
to the title of point A:
"* For Bulgaria and Romania the reference to 2005 should be read as a reference to the first year of application of the Single Payment Scheme."
to the title of point B:
"* For Bulgaria and Romania the reference to 2006 should be read as a reference to the second year of application of the Single Payment Scheme."
and, to the title of point C:
"* For Bulgaria and Romania the reference to 2007 should be read as a reference to the third year of application of the Single Payment Scheme."
(ab) Annex VIIIA is replaced by the following:""ANNEX VIIIA
National ceilings referred to in Article 71c
The ceilings have been calculated taking account of the schedule of increments provided for in Article 143a, and therefore do not require to be reduced.
(EUR million) |
Calendar year | Bulgaria | Czech Republic | Estonia | Cyprus | Latvia | Lithuania | Hungary | Malta | Poland | Romania | Slovenia | Slovakia |
2005 | - | 228,8 | 23,4 | 8,9 | 33,9 | 92,0 | 350,8 | 0,67 | 724,6 | - | 35,8 | 97,7 |
2006 | - | 266,7 | 27,3 | 12,5 | 39,6 | 107,3 | 420,2 | 0,83 | 881,7 | - | 41,9 | 115,4 |
2007 | 200,3 | 343,6 | 40,4 | 16,3 | 55,6 | 146,9 | 508,3 | 1,64 | 1140,8 | 440,0 | 56,1 | 146,6 |
2008 | 240,4 | 429,2 | 50,5 | 20,4 | 69,5 | 183,6 | 634,9 | 2,05 | 1425,9 | 527,9 | 70,1 | 183,2 |
2009 | 281,0 | 514,9 | 60,5 | 24,5 | 83,4 | 220,3 | 761,6 | 2,46 | 1711,0 | 618,1 | 84,1 | 219,7 |
2010 | 321,2 | 600,5 | 70,6 | 28,6 | 97,3 | 257,0 | 888,2 | 2,87 | 1996,1 | 706,4 | 98,1 | 256,2 |
2011 | 401,4 | 686,2 | 80,7 | 32,7 | 111,2 | 293,7 | 1014,9 | 3,28 | 2281,1 | 883,0 | 112,1 | 292,8 |
2012 | 481,7 | 771,8 | 90,8 | 36,8 | 125,1 | 330,4 | 1141,5 | 3,69 | 2566,2 | 1059,6 | 126,1 | 329,3 |
2013 | 562,0 | 857,5 | 100,9 | 40,9 | 139,0 | 367,1 | 1268,2 | 4,10 | 2851,3 | 1236,2 | 140,2 | 365,9 |
2014 | 642,3 | 857,5 | 100,9 | 40,9 | 139,0 | 367,1 | 1268,2 | 4,10 | 2851,3 | 1412,8 | 140,2 | 365,9 |
2015 | 722,6 | 857,5 | 100,9 | 40,9 | 139,0 | 367,1 | 1268,2 | 4,10 | 2851,3 | 1589,4 | 140,2 | 365,9 |
subsequent years | 802,9 | 857,5 | 100,9 | 40,9 | 139,0 | 367,1 | 1268,2 | 4,10 | 2851,3 | 1766,0 | 140,2 | 365,9" |"(ac) The following is added to Annex X:
"BULGARIA
Starozagorski
Haskovski
Slivenski
Yambolski
Burgaski
Dobrichki
Plovdivski"
(ad) Annex XIB is replaced by the following:""ANNEX XIB
National arable crops base areas and reference yields in the new Member States referred to in Articles 101 and 103
| Base area (hectares) | Reference yields (t/ha) |
Bulgaria | 2625258 | 2,90 |
Czech Republic | 2253598 | 4,20 |
Estonia | 362827 | 2,40 |
Cyprus | 79004 | 2,30 |
Latvia | 443580 | 2,50 |
Lithuania | 1146633 | 2,70 |
Hungary | 3487792 | 4,73 |
Malta | 4565 | 2,02 |
Poland | 9454671 | 3,00 |
Romania | 7012666 | 2,65 |
Slovenia | 125171 | 5,27 |
Slovakia | 1003453 | 4,06". |"9. 32003 R 1788: Council Regulation (EC) No 1788/2003 of 29 September 2003 establishing a levy in the milk and milk products sector (OJ L 270, 21.10.2003, p. 123), as amended by:
- 32004 D 0281: Council Decision 2004/281/EC of 22.3.2004 (OJ L 93, 30.3.2004, p. 1).
(a) The following subparagraph is added to Article 1(4):
"For Bulgaria and Romania a special restructuring reserve shall be established as set out in table (g) of Annex I. This reserve shall be released as from 1 April 2009 to the extent that the on-farm consumption of milk and milk products in each of these countries has decreased since 2002. The decision on releasing the reserve and its distribution to the deliveries and direct sales quota shall be taken by the Commission in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 23(2) on the basis of an assessment of a report to be submitted by Bulgaria and Romania to the Commission by 31 December 2008. This report shall detail the results and trends of the actual restructuring process in the country's dairy sector and, in particular the shift from production for on-farm consumption to production for the market."
(b) Article 1(5) is replaced by the following:
"5. For Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovenia and Slovakia the national reference quantities shall include all cow's milk or milk equivalent delivered to a purchaser or sold directly, as defined under Article 5 of this Regulation, irrespective of whether it is produced or marketed under a transitional measure applicable in these countries."
(c) The following paragraph is added to Article 1:
"6. For Bulgaria and Romania the levy shall apply from 1 April 2007."
(d) In Article 6(1) the second and third subparagraphs are replaced by the following:
"For Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovenia and Slovakia the basis for the individual reference quantities referred to is set out in table (f) of Annex I.
In the case of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovenia and Slovakia the twelve month period for the establishment of the individual reference quantities shall commence on: 1 April 2001 for Hungary, 1 April 2002 for Malta and Lithuania, 1 April 2003 for the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Latvia and Slovakia, 1 April 2004 for Poland and Slovenia and 1 April 2006 for Bulgaria and Romania."
(e) The following subparagraph is added to Article 6(1):
"For Bulgaria and Romania the distribution of the total quantity between deliveries and direct sales as set out in table (f) of Annex I shall be reviewed on the basis of its actual 2006 figures on deliveries and direct sales and, if necessary, adjusted by the Commission in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 23(2)."
(f) In Article 9(2), the second subparagraph is replaced by the following:
"For Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovenia and Slovakia, the reference fat content referred to in paragraph 1 shall be the same as the reference fat content of the quantities allocated to producers on the following dates: 31 March 2002 for Hungary, 31 March 2003 for Lithuania, 31 March 2004 for the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Latvia and Slovakia, 31 March 2005 for Poland and Slovenia and 31 March 2007 for Bulgaria and Romania."
(g) The following subparagraph is added to Article 9(5):
"For Romania the reference fat content set in Annex II shall be reviewed on the basis of the figures for the full year 2004 and, if necessary, adjusted by the Commission in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 23(2)."
(h) In Annex I, tables (d), (e), (f) and (g) are replaced by the following:
"(d) Period 2007/2008
Member State | Quantities, tonnes |
Belgium | 3343535,000 |
Bulgaria | 979000,000 |
Czech Republic | 2682143,000 |
Denmark | 4499900,000 |
Germany | 28143464,000 |
Estonia | 624483,000 |
Greece | 820513,000 |
Spain | 6116950,000 |
France | 24478156,000 |
Ireland | 5395764,000 |
Italy | 10530060,000 |
Cyprus | 145200,000 |
Latvia | 695395,000 |
Lithuania | 1646939,000 |
Luxembourg | 271739,000 |
Hungary | 1947280,000 |
Malta | 48698,000 |
Netherlands | 11185440,000 |
Austria | 2776895,000 |
Poland | 8964017,000 |
Portugal | 1939187,000 |
Romania | 3057000,000 |
Slovenia | 560424,000 |
Slovakia | 1013316,000 |
Finland | 2431047,324 |
Sweden | 3336030,000 |
United Kingdom | 14755647,000 |
(e) Period 2008/2009 to 2014/2015
Member State | Quantities, tonnes |
Belgium | 3360087,000 |
Bulgaria | 979000,000 |
Czech Republic | 2682143,000 |
Denmark | 4522176,000 |
Germany | 28282788,000 |
Estonia | 624483,000 |
Greece | 820513,000 |
Spain | 6116950,000 |
France | 24599335,000 |
Ireland | 5395764,000 |
Italy | 10530060,000 |
Cyprus | 145200,000 |
Latvia | 695395,000 |
Lithuania | 1646939,000 |
Luxembourg | 273084,000 |
Hungary | 1947280,000 |
Malta | 48698,000 |
Netherlands | 11240814,000 |
Austria | 2790642,000 |
Poland | 8964017,000 |
Portugal | 1948550,000 |
Romania | 3057000,000 |
Slovenia | 560424,000 |
Slovakia | 1013316,000 |
Finland | 2443069,324 |
Sweden | 3352545,000 |
United Kingdom | 14828597,000 |
(f) Reference quantities for deliveries and direct sales referred to in the second subparagraph of Article 6(1)
Member State | Reference quantities for deliveries, tonnes | Reference quantities for direct sales, tonnes |
Bulgaria | 722000 | 257000 |
Czech Republic | 2613239 | 68904 |
Estonia | 537188 | 87365 |
Cyprus | 141337 | 3863 |
Latvia | 468943 | 226452 |
Lithuania | 1256440 | 390499 |
Hungary | 1782650 | 164630 |
Malta | 48698 | — |
Poland | 8500000 | 464017 |
Romania | 1093000 | 1964000 |
Slovenia | 467063 | 93361 |
Slovakia | 990810 | 22506 |
(g) Special restructuring reserve quantities referred to in Article 1(4)
Member State | Special restructuring reserve quantities, tonnes |
Bulgaria | 39180 |
Czech Republic | 55788 |
Estonia | 21885 |
Latvia | 33253 |
Lithuania | 57900 |
Hungary | 42780 |
Poland | 416126 |
Romania | 188400 |
Slovenia | 16214 |
Slovakia | 27472" |
(i) In Annex II, the table is replaced by the following:
"Reference fat content
Member State | Reference fat content (g/kg) |
Belgium | 36,91 |
Bulgaria | 39,10 |
Czech Republic | 42,10 |
Denmark | 43,68 |
Germany | 40,11 |
Estonia | 43,10 |
Greece | 36,10 |
Spain | 36,37 |
France | 39,48 |
Ireland | 35,81 |
Italy | 36,88 |
Cyprus | 34,60 |
Latvia | 40,70 |
Lithuania | 39,90 |
Luxembourg | 39,17 |
Hungary | 38,50 |
Netherlands | 42,36 |
Austria | 40,30 |
Poland | 39,00 |
Portugal | 37,30 |
Romania | 35,93 |
Slovenia | 41,30 |
Slovakia | 37,10 |
Finland | 43,40 |
Sweden | 43,40 |
United Kingdom | 39,70". |
[*] Without prejudice to the specific rules laid down in Regulation (EC) No 1454/2001.
[**] Without prejudice to the specific rules laid down in Regulation (EC) No 1452/2001.
[***] Without prejudice to the specific rules laid down in Regulation (EC) No 1453/2001.
[****] This ceiling shall be temporarily increased by 100000 to 1519811 until such time as live animals under six months of age may be exported."
[*****] Without prejudice to the specific rules laid down in Regulation (EC) No 1454/2001.
[******] Without prejudice to the specific rules laid down in Regulation (EC) No 1452/2001.
[] Without prejudice to the specific rules laid down in Regulation (EC) No 1453/2001."
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