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C 154/12 EN Official Journal of the European Union 2.7.

2003

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

Cases where the Commission raises no objections


(2003/C 154/07)

Date of adoption of the decision: 13.5.2003 Budget:

Member State: Italy (Sardinia) 2003/04 — GBP 0,75 million (EUR 1 115 000)

Aid No: N 135/03 2004/05 — GBP 0,75 million (EUR 1 115 000)

Title: Aid to the distillery DICOVISA Srl for losses due to 2005/06 — GBP 0,75 million (EUR 1 115 000)
grubbing up vines
2006/07 — GBP 0,75 million (EUR 1 115 000)
Objective: To provide partial compensation to the only
distillery in Sardinia for income lost between 1988/89 and
1995/96 as a result of implementing the programme of 2007/08 — GBP 0,75 million (EUR 1 115 000)
grubbing up vines under Regulation (EEC) No 1442/88
The scheme will be financed mainly by funds derived from the
Legal basis: Progetto di intervento a favore della DICOVISA Meat and Livestock Commission (MLC) parafiscal levies and
per la perdita di esercizio causata dai mancati conferimenti grants from the Welsh Development Agency (WDA)
conseguenti agli espianti dei vigneti. Articolo 7 della Legge
regionale 33/95
Aid intensity or amount: Variable

Budget: EUR 2 300 000


Duration: Five years from 1 April 2003
Aid intensity or amount: Ad hoc assistance
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at
Duration: One-off aid

Other information: Assistance relating to alcohol for distil- http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids


lation which is not subject to a common organisation of the
market and hence falls under Article 4 of EEC Council Regu-
lation No 26 of 4 April 1962
Date of adoption of the decision: 13.5.2003
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at
Member State: Germany (Baden-Württemberg)
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids
Aid No: N 525/02

Title: Quality program and quality label ‘Biolabel Baden-Würt-


Date of adoption of the decision: 13.5.2003 temberg’

Member State: United Kingdom Objective: Promotion of products from organic farming. The
aid mesure would provide aid towards a quality label ‘Biolabel
Aid No: N 697/02 Baden-Württemberg’. The biolabel would consist of two parts,
namely of the German federal biolabel (Biosiegel der Bundesrepu-
Title: Meat Industry Development Scheme (Wales) blik Deutschland) to which a second, smaller field would be
added indicating the geographical origin of the product. The
indication of the origin and the national/regional symbols in
Objective: The purpose of the scheme is to increase the effi- the second field of the label can vary depending on the Mem-
ciency of the activities of the Meat and Livestock Commission ber State or the production region, since the label is open for
and the Welsh Development Agency by instructing a single use by all regions or Member States of the EU. The biolabel
body (Hybu Cig Cymru) to undertake certain economic and would only be granted to organic products satisfying the cri-
non-economic functions on their behalf. The areas of teria laid down in Council Regulation (EEC) No 2092/91. The
operation will cover marketing, industry development, and products would also have to satisfy certain additional criteria
information, communications and consumer issues regarding production methods, product characteristics and re-
lating to the geographical origin of a product. Consumer in-
Legal basis: Part 1 and Schedule 1 of the Agriculture Act 1967 formation and advertising relating to the biolabel and the pro-
(as amended); Section 1 of the Welsh Development Act 1975 ducts bearing it may receive support under the notified aid
(as amended) program
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Legal basis: Haushaltsgesetz des Landes Baden-Württemberg; Title: Income support for livestock farms in crisis due to BSE
Landwirtschaft- und Landeskulturgesetz Baden-Württemberg
sowie Vollzugshinweise Objective: Aid to compensate income lost by livestock farmers
in the period January-June 2001
Budget: Between EUR 0,280 and 0,310 million in 2003 to
2006
Legal basis: Proposta di legge regionale n. 284: «Interventi
straordinari per fronteggiare l'emergenza nel settore zootecnico
Aid intensity or amount: For consumer information the aid causata dall'encefalopatia spongiforme bovina e modifica
may be up to 100 % of the documented costs and is limited to dell'articolo 5 della Legge regionale 25 maggio 2001, n. 11»
EUR 100 000 per beneficiary. For advertising campaigns the
aid rate is 50 % and the sector has to contribute the rest of the
advertising costs Budget: EUR 4 648 112

Duration: Unlimited Aid intensity or amount: Up to 100 % of losses, as set out in


the letter to the Member State
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at Duration: One-off aid

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids Other information: Piedmont undertakes to submit an annual


report to the Commission on the implementation of this
measures
Date of adoption of the decision: 13.5.2003
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
Member State: Italy (Piedmont) dential information has been removed, can be found at

Aid No: N 587/01 http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids

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


Cases where the Commission raises no objections

(2003/C 154/08)
(Text with EEA relevance)

Date of adoption of the decision: 21.1.2003 Duration: Unlimited in time

Member State: France The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at
Aid No: E 50/01
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids
Title: Guarantee of CDC to CDC IXIS

Objective: Permit CDC IXIS to continue operating under the


same conditions as when the activity was lodged within the Date of adoption of the decision: 27.5.2003
CDC legal structure

Legal basis: Guarantee agreement contracted between CDC and Member State: Denmark
CDC IXIS effective from 1 January 2001
Aid No: N 482/01
Budget: Unlimited in amount
Title: Danish scheme on loan loss provisions for credit insti-
Form of interventions: State guarantees tutions

Aid intensity or amount: Not quantified Objective: Financial sector