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17.6.

2008 EN Official Journal of the European Union L 157/95

COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 549/2008


of 16 June 2008
on the issuing of import licences for applications lodged during the first seven days of June 2008
under the tariff quota opened by Regulation (EC) No 979/2007 for pigmeat

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES, 1 July to 30 September 2008 do not cover the total
quantity available. The quantities for which applications
Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European have not been lodged should therefore be determined
Community, and these should be added to the quantity fixed for the
following quota subperiod,
Having regard to Council Regulation (EEC) No 2759/75 of
29 October 1975 on the common organisation of the market
in pigmeat (1), HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Having regard to Commission Regulation (EC) No 979/2007 of


21 August 2007 opening and providing for the administration
Article 1
of an import tariff quota for pigmeat originating in Canada (2),
and in particular Article 5(5) thereof, The quantities for which import licence applications under
quota 09.4204 have not been lodged under Regulation (EC)
Whereas: No 979/2007, to be added to the subperiod 1 October to
31 December 2008, are 1 156 000 kg.
(1) Regulation (EC) No 979/2007 opened import tariff
quotas for pigmeat products.
Article 2
(2) The applications for import licences lodged during the
first seven days of June 2008 for the subperiod This Regulation shall enter into force on 17 June 2008.

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

Done at Brussels, 16 June 2008.

For the Commission


Jean-Luc DEMARTY
Director-General for Agriculture and
Rural Development

(1) OJ L 282, 1.11.1975, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Regu-


lation (EC) No 1913/2005 (OJ L 307, 25.11.2005, p. 2). Regulation
(EEC) No 2759/75 will be replaced by Regulation (EC) No
1234/2007 (OJ L 299, 16.11.2007, p. 1) as from 1 July 2008.
(2) OJ L 217, 22.8.2007, p. 12. Regulation as amended by Commission
Regulation (EC) No 1564/2007 (OJ L 340, 22.12.2007, p. 36).