Commission Regulation (EC) No 2156/2005 of 23 December 2005 amending the specification of a protected designation of origin listed in the Annex to Regulation (EC) No 1107/96 ( Siurana ) (PDO)


Published: 2005-12-23

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24.12.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 342/54


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 2156/2005

of 23 December 2005

amending the specification of a protected designation of origin listed in the Annex to Regulation (EC) No 1107/96 (Siurana) (PDO)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EEC) No 2081/92 of 14 July 1992 on the protection of geographical indications and designations of origin for agricultural products and foodstuffs (1), and in particular Article 6(3), the second indent of Article 6(4) and Article 9 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

In accordance with Article 6(2) of Regulation (EEC) No 2081/92, Spain’s request for amendments to the specification for the protected designation of origin ‘Siurana’, registered by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1107/96 (2) has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union  (3).

(2)

No statement of objection within the meaning of Article 7 of Regulation (EEC) No 2081/92 has been sent to the Commission so the amendments must be registered and published in the Official Journal of the European Union,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The specification of the protected designation of origin ‘Siurana’ is amended in accordance with Annex I to this Regulation.

Article 2

A summary listing the main points of the specification is given in Annex II to this Regulation.

Article 3

This Regulation shall enter into force on the 20th 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, 23 December 2005.

For the Commission

Mariann FISCHER BOEL

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 208, 24.7.1992, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 806/2003 (OJ L 122, 16.5.2003, p. 1).

(2)  OJ L 148, 21.6.1996, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 708/2005 (OJ L 119, 11.5.2005, p. 3).

(3)  OJ C 162, 11.7.2003, p. 8 (‘Siurana’).


ANNEX I

SPAIN

‘Siurana’

Amendment(s):

Specification headings:

Name

Description

image

Geographical area

Proof of origin

Method of production

Link

Labelling

National requirements

Amendment(s):

Extend the geographical area of the name to include the following municipalities:

Region

Municipality

Alt Camp

Aiguamúrcia; Alió; Bràfim; Cabra del Camp; Els Garidells; Figuerola del Camp; Masó, el; Milà, el; Montferri; Nulles; Pla de Santa Maria, el; Pont d'Armentera, el; Puigpelat; Querol; Riba, la; Rodonyà; Rourell, el; Vallmoll; Vilabella; Vilarodona

Baix Camp

Arbolí; Colldejou; Vilaplana

Baix Penedès

Albinyana; Arboç, l'; Banyeres del Penedès; Bellvei; Bisbal del Penedès, la; Bonastre; Calafell; Cunit; Llorenç del Penedès; Masllorenç; Montmell, el; Sant Jaume dels Domenys; Santa Oliva; Vendrell, el

Conca de Barberà

Barberà de la Conca; Blancafort; Espluga de Francolí, l'; Montblanc; Pira; Sarral; Senan; Solivella; Vallclara; Vilanova de Prades; Vilaverd; Vimbodí

Ribera d’Ebre

Garcia (1)

Tarragonès

Altafulla; Catllar, el; Creixell; Morell, el; Nou de Gaià, la; Pallaresos, els; Perafort; Pobla de Mafumet, la; Pobla de Montornès, la; Renau; Riera de Gaià, la; Roda de Barà; Salomó: Salou; Secuita, la; Tarragona; Torredembarra; Vespella de Gaià; Vilallonga del Camp

As regards the link with the environment (history, soil, relief and climate), the geographical area to be extended continues to demonstrate a cohesion and degree of homogeneity similar to what it had prior to the requested extension (initial PDO) and fulfils all the basic requirements set out in the specification for this protected designation of origin listed in the Community register, producing an extra virgin olive oil with the same characteristics as the protected olive oil.


(1)  Garcia: zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 22 and 23.


ANNEX II

COUNCIL REGULATION (EEC) No 2081/92

‘SIURANA’

(EC No: ES/0072/24.1.1994)

PDO (X)   PGI ( )

This summary has been drawn up for information purposes only. For full details, in particular the producers of the PDO or PGI concerned, please consult the complete version of the product specification obtainable at national level or from the European Commission (1).


(1)  European Commission, Directorate-General for Agriculture, Agricultural product quality policy, B-1049 Brussels.

(2)  ZONES: Flix, 13, 18, 19, 20 and 21; Garcia: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 22 and 23; Tivissa: 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 21, 22 and 23 (La Serra d'Almòs district); Torre de l’Espanyol: 1 and 2; Vinebre: 8 and 9.