The Common Agricultural Policy (Wine) (Amendment) Regulations 1998

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Published: 1998-02-25

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 453

AGRICULTURE
The Common Agricultural Policy (Wine) (Amendment) Regulations 1998

Made
25th February 1998

Laid before Parliament
27th February 1998

Coming into force
1st April 1998

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Secretary of State, being Ministers designated(1) for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(2) in relation to the common agricultural policy of the European Community, acting jointly, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by the said section 2(2) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Regulations—

Title and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Common Agricultural Policy (Wine) (Amendment) Regulations 1998, and shall come into force on 1st April 1998.

Amendment of the Common Agricultural Policy (Wine) Regulations 1996

2.  The Common Agricultural Policy (Wine) Regulations 1996(3) shall be amended in accordance with regulations 3 to 13 of these Regulations.

3.  In each of paragraphs (2), (3) and (4) of regulation 11, for the words “Secretary to” there shall be substituted the words “Chief Executive of”.

4.  In Schedule 1 (Community provisions), in the items listed below, in each case at the end of the first column, there shall be inserted—

(a)in item 13, the words “and by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1351/97 (OJ No. L186, 16.7.97, p.5)”;

(b)in item 14, the words “and by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1721/97 (OJ No. L242, 4.9.97, p.37)”;

(c)in item 15, the words “and by Council Regulation (EC) No. 128/97 (OJ No. L24, 25.1.97, p.2) and by Council Regulation (EC) No. 2612/97 (OJ No. L353, 24.12.97, p.2)”;

(d)in item 26, the words “and by Council Regulation (EC) No. 536/97 (OJ No. L83, 25.3.97, p.5) and by Council Regulation (EC) No. 1417/97 (OJ No. L196, 24.7.97, p.10) and by Council Regulation (EC) No. 2087/97 (OJ No. L292, 25.10.97, p.1)”;

(e)in item 29, the words “and by Council Regulation (EC) No. 1419/97 (OJ No. L196, 24.7.97, p.13)”;

(f)in item 33, the words “and by Council Regulation (EC) No. 2088/97 (OJ No. L292, 25.10.97, p.3)”;

(g)in item 34, the words “and by Council Regulation (EC) No. 127/97 (OJ No. L24, 25.1.97, p.1) and by Council Regulation (EC) No. 2611/97 (OJ No. L353, 24.12.97, p.1)”;

(h)in item 37, the words “and by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 822/97 (OJ No. L117, 7.5.97, p.10)”;

(i)in item 38, the words “and by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 609/97 (OJ No. L93, 8.4.97, p.9) and by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1472/97 (OJ No. L200, 29.7.97, p.18) and by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2543/97 (OJ No. L347, 18.12.97, p.24)”;

(j)in item 45, the words “and by Council Regulation (EC) No. 1419/97 (OJ No. L196, 24.7.97, p.13)”;

(k)in item 56, the words “and as amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 225/97 (OJ No. L37, 7.2.97, p.1)”.

5.  In Part I (accompanying documents and records) of Schedule 2 (relevant Community provisions), in item 2, in the second column, after the words “and by Regulation 120/96: Article 1” there shall be inserted the words “and by Regulation 127/97: Article 1”.

6.  In Part III (description and presentation) of Schedule 2, in item 1, at the end of the second column, there shall be inserted the words “and by Regulation 609/97: Article 1 and by Regulation 1472/97: Article 1”.

7.  In Part IV (production and control of planting) of Schedule 2, there shall be inserted—

(a)in item 1, at the end of the second column, the words “, and as amended by Regulation 225/97: Article 1”;

(b)in item 2, at the end of the first column, the words “and by Regulation 1417/97: Article 1”.

8.  In Part V (oenological processes and conditions for release to the market) of Schedule 2, there shall be inserted—

(a)in item 9, at the end of the first column, the words “and Regulation 1417/97”;

(b)in item 11, at the end of the first column, the words “and Regulation 1417/97 and Regulation 2087/97”;

(c)in item 17, at the end of the second column, the words “and Regulation 128/97: Article 1”;

(d)in item 19, at the end of the first column, the words “and by Regulation 1419/97: Article 1”;

(e)in item 22, at the end of the first column, the words “and by Regulation 1419/97: Article 2”.

9.  In Part VIII (Community inspection) of Schedule 2, in item 1, at the end of the second column, there shall be inserted the words “as amended by Regulation 1754/97: Article 1”.

10.  In Schedule 3 (list of vine varieties for producing table wine)—

(a)the variety “Elbling” shall be deleted;

(b)after the variety “Pinot noir” there shall be inserted the variety “Red Elbling”;

(c)after the variety “Triomphe” there shall be inserted the variety “White Elbling”.

11.  For Part I (specified region of English vineyards) of Schedule 4 (specified regions producing quality wines psr) there shall be substituted the following Part—

“PART I(SPECIFIED REGION OF ENGLISH VINEYARDS)

The counties of—


Bath and North East Somerset

Bedfordshire

Berkshire

Bournemouth

Brighton and Hove

Buckinghamshire

Cambridgeshire

Cheshire

City of Bristol

City of Kingston upon Hull

Cornwall

Darlington

Derby

Derbyshire

Devon

Dorset

Durham

East Riding of Yorkshire

East Sussex

Essex

Gloucestershire

Greater London

Halton

Hampshire

Herefordshire

Hertfordshire

Isle of Wight

Kent

Leicester

Leicestershire

Lincolnshire

Luton

Milton Keynes

Norfolk

North East Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire

North West Somerset

Northamptonshire

Nottingham

Nottinghamshire

Oxfordshire

Peterborough

Plymouth

Poole

Portsmouth

Rutland

Shropshire

Somerset

South Gloucestershire

South Yorkshire

Southampton

Southend-on-Sea

Staffordshire

Stoke on Trent

Suffolk

Surrey

Thamesdown

the Medway Towns

The Wrekin

Thurrock

Torbay

Warrington

Warwickshire

West Midlands

West Sussex

West Yorkshire

Wiltshire

Worcestershire”.

12.  In Part II (specified region of Welsh vineyards) of Schedule 4, for the county “Cardiganshire” there shall be substituted the county “Ceredigion”.

13.  In Schedule 5 (list of vine varieties for producing quality wines psr)—

(a)the variety “Elbling” shall be deleted;

(b)after the variety “Pinot noir” there shall be inserted the variety “Red Elbling”;

(c)after the variety “Siegerrebe” there shall be inserted the variety “White Elbling”.

Donoughue
Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
25th February 1998

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales

Win Griffiths
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Welsh Office
25th February 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations, which come into force on 1st April 1998, amend for the second time the Common Agricultural Policy (Wine) Regulations 1996 (S.I. 1996/696) (“the principal Regulations”) which provide for the enforcement of EC Regulations concerned with the production and marketing of wine and related products.
These Regulations—
(a)substitute references to the Chief Executive of the Wine Standards Board for those to the Secretary to the Board, to take account of the change in designation of the Board’s senior officer (regulation 3);
(b)revise and bring up to date Schedules 1 and 2 to the principal Regulations so as to include references to any relevant EC Regulations which have been adopted since the coming into force of the first amending Regulations (S.I. 1997/542) (regulations 4 to 9);
(c)make minor changes to the list of vine varieties for producing table wines, contained in Schedule 3 to the principal Regulations (regulation 10);
(d)revise the list of counties forming the specified region of English vineyards, contained in Part I of Schedule 4 to the principal Regulations, to take account of the recent creation of several new counties (regulation 11);
(e)substitute the county name “Ceredigion” for that of “Cardiganshire” in the list of counties and county boroughs forming the specified region of Welsh vineyards, contained in Part II of Schedule 4 to the principal Regulations (regulation 12);
(f)make minor changes to the list of vine varieties for producing quality wines psr, contained in Schedule 5 to the principal Regulations (regulation 13).
A Compliance Cost Assessment has been prepared and has been deposited in the library of each House of Parliament.


(1)
S.I. 1972/1811.

(2)
1972 c. 68; the enabling powers conferred by section 2(2) were extended by virtue of section 1 of the European Economic Area Act 1993 (c. 51).

(3)
S.I. 1996/696, amended by S.I. 1997/542.
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