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2003 EN Official Journal of the European Union C 105/35

Authorisation for State aid pursuant to Articles 87 and 88 of the EC Treaty

Cases where the Commission raises no objections


(2003/C 105/05)

Date of adoption of the decision: 19.3.2003 Lagförslag utfärdat av regeringen om ersättning för förluster på
grund av att pälsdjur dött till följd av förgiftning under 2002
Member State: France
Budget: EUR 2,93 million
Aid No: N 243/02
Aid intensity or amount: 100 % of the eligible losses
Title: Aid to assist lavandin producers

Objective: To assist restructuring of lavandin producers Duration: One-off


following the crisis in the sector in 2000-01
Other information: No specific procedure to deal with
Budget: Aid for restructuring: EUR 73 000 in 2002; Aid to outbreaks of botulism has been laid down in Community
producers of essential oils: EUR 76 000 in 2002 veterinary legislation. Botulism is an animal disease (zoonosis),
which is listed in Annex I to the amended Commission
Aid intensity or amount: EUR 2 000 maximum per holding proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and the
Council on the monitoring of zoonoses and zoonotic agents as
Duration: Unspecified a zoonosis to be monitored according to epidemiological
situation
Other information: France has undertaken to submit an
annual report on the application of the aid The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids

Date of adoption of the decision: 19.3.2003


Date of adoption of the decision: 19.3.2003

Member State: Finland Member State: Italy

Aid No: N 30/03 Aid No: NN 6/03 ex 220/02

Title: Aid for farmers to compensate damages due to feed Title: Tax credits for agricultural investments: amendments
contaminated by clostridium thereto

Objective: On 5 October 2002 the feed producing company Objective: To encourage investment on agricultural holdings
Terjärv Frys delivered to several fur farms a shipment of fur and for the processing and marketing of agricultural products
animal feed of company's own production. The feed was
contaminated by Clostridium botulinum bacterium resulting Legal basis: Legge finanziaria 388/2000 articolo 8, Decreto del
in an outbreak of botulism in the fur animal population on ministro delle Politiche agricole e forestali recante le tipologie
the farms. Out of the 50 000 animals lost ca. 42 000 or 84 % di investimento per il settore agricolo ammissibili al credito
were culled on 7 October 2002 on the order of the veter- d'imposta e articolo 11 della Legge 178/2002
inarians acting under Article 11 of the decree on Animal
Protection (Eläinsuojeluasetus 396/1996). The other ca. 8 000 Budget: EUR 175 million a year (for 2003 and 2004)
animals had died of the disease during the first two days of
the outbreak. The notified aid scheme would provide compen- Aid intensity or amount: Varies, depending on the measure
sation for the loss income from the sales of fur animal skins. (40 or 50 %)
The compensation amounts to up to 100 % of the average
commercial value in 2002 of the skins of only those animals Duration: Until 2006
that were culled on the orders of the veterinarians
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
Legal basis: Valtioneuvoston asetus turkiseläimille vuonna dential information has been removed, can be found at
2002 tapahtuneesta rehumyrkytyksestä aiheutuneiden tappioi-
den korvaamisesta; http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids