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C 236/8 EN Official Journal of the European Communities 28.7.


Authorisation for State aid pursuant to Articles 92 and 93 of the EC Treaty
Cases where the Commission raises no objections

(98/C 236/06)
(Text with EEA relevance)

Date of adoption: 18.11.1997 Legal basis:
—ÙTreuhandgesetz vom 17.6.1990
Member State: Sweden
—ÙGesetz zur abschließenden Erfüllung der verblei-
Aid No: NØ454/97 benden Aufgaben der Treuhandanstalt vom 9.8.1994

Title: Aid to the energy sector Aid intensity: DEM 12,928 million (approximately ECU
6,5 million)
Objective: To encourage the use of renewable energy
sources in electricity production Duration: 2001

Legal basis: Förordning om statligt bidrag till vissa inves-
teringar inom energiområdet
Date of adoption: 25.3.1998
Budget: SEK 900 million (ECU 105 million) Member State: United Kingdom
Aid intensity: Maximum 30Ø% gross Aid No: NNØ161/97
Duration: Five years Title: Use of discretionary resources by TECs and

Objective: Training particularly aimed to reduce unem-
Date of adoption: 11.3.1998 ployment

Member State: Italy Legal basis:
—ÙCompanies Act 1985
Aid No: NØ655/97
—ÙEmployment and Training Act 1973, Section 2
Title: Tax measures to support innovation within —ÙIndustrial Development Act 1982, Sections 11 to 12
industrial undertakings
Objective: To promote industrial and pre-competitive
—Ù1996/97: GBP 280 million (ECU 424,2 million)
—Ù1997/98: GBP 118 million (ECU 178,8 million)
Legal basis: Articolo 13 del decreto legge 79/97
convertito nella legge 140/97 Aid intensity:
—ÙIn assisted areas: 20Ø% NGE (intermediary areas);
Budget: ITL 350 billion, ITL 10 billion per year 30Ø% NGE (development areas)

Aid intensity: From 10 to 30Ø% —ÙIn non-assisted areas: 50Ø% for SMEs

Duration: Use of resources determined annually
Duration: Indefinite
Conditions: Notification of change in the content of the
Date of adoption: 25.3.1998

Member State: Germany (Brandenburg) Date of adoption: 12.6.1998

Aid No: NNØ132/97 Member State: Germany (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern)

Title: Additional financial measures (Vertragsmana- Aid No: NØ22/B/98
gement) of the BvS for Plasta Erkner Kunstharzfabrik
GmbH (chemicals) Title: Promotion of fishery products
28.7.98 EN Official Journal of the European Communities C 236/9

Objective: To promote sales and improve the position of Aid No: NØ194/98
fishery products on the markets
Title: Aid for the Günter Ewald company, Husum and
Legal basis: Richtlinien für die Gewährung von Zuwen- the Fehmarn fisheries cooperative
dungen des Landes zur Förderung des Absatzes und zur
Verbesserung der Marktposition land-, forst- und fisch- Objective: To modernise and improve the processing and
wirtschaftlicher Erzeugnisse (Entwurf) marketing conditions for fisheries products

Budget: DEM 230Ø000 (approximately ECU Ø116Ø162) Legal basis: Bewilligungsbescheid der Stadt Husum an
die Firma Ewald, Husum; Zuwendungsbescheid des
Aid intensity: 25Ø% of eligible expenditure Landes an die Fischereigenossenschaft Fehmarn, Burg
auf Fehmarn
Duration: 1999
Budget: DEM 311Ø844 (approximately ECU 157Ø496)
Conditions: Those laid down in Council Regulation
(EC) No 3699/93 and the guidelines for scrutinising aid Aid intensity: According to the scales and rates set out in
in the fisheries sector Annex IV to Council Regulation (EC) No 3699/93
Duration: 1998

Date of adoption: 12.6.1998 Conditions: Those laid down in Council Regulation
(EC) No 3699/93 and the guidelines for scrutinising aid
Member State: Germany (Schleswig-Holstein) in the fisheries sector

Non-opposition to a notified concentration
(Case No IV/M.1129 — Commercial Union/Berlinische Lebensversicherung AG)

(98/C 236/07)
(Text with EEA relevance)

On 30 June 1998, the Commission decided not to oppose the above notified concentration and
to declare it compatible with the common market. This decision is based on Article 6(1)(b) of
Council Regulation (EEC) No 4064/89. The full text of the decision is only available in
English and will be made public after it is cleared of any business secrets it may contain. It will
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