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7.8.

2007 EN Official Journal of the European Union L 206/5

COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 937/2007


of 6 August 2007
amending Regulation (EC) No 1539/2006 adopting a plan allocating resources to the Member States
to be charged against 2007 budget year for the supply of food from intervention stocks for the
benefit of the most deprived persons in the Community, and derogating from Regulation (EEC)
No 3149/92

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES, the total butter quantity in the annual plan 2007.
Furthermore, certain cereals and sugar quantities are no
longer required for the 2007 plan.

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European


Community,
(4) In accordance with Article 3(4) of Regulation (EEC) No
3149/92, the newly available resources should be
allocated to other Member States on the basis of their
Having regard to Council Regulation (EEC) No 3730/87 of 10 applications.
December 1987 laying down the general rules for the supply of
food from intervention stocks to designated organisations for
distribution to the most deprived persons in the Community (1),
and in particular Article 6 thereof, (5) During the withdrawal operations of rice held in Greek
intervention, it was discovered that the available quan-
tities were not sufficient to allow for the full implemen-
tation of the annual plan in Greece. It is therefore
Whereas: necessary to adapt the allocation of intervention
products or grants for the purchase on the market of
products temporarily unavailable in intervention stocks.

(1) In accordance with Article 2 of Commission Regulation


(EEC) No 3149/92 of 29 October 1992 laying down
detailed rules for the supply of food from intervention (6) The first and second subparagraphs of Article 3(2) of
stocks for the benefit of the most deprived persons in the Regulation (EEC) No 3149/92 set the deadlines for with-
Community (2), the Commission adopted, by drawal of the products from intervention stocks. As the
Commission Regulation (EC) No 1539/2006 (3), a plan modification of the plan allocates to Poland supple-
allocating resources to the Member States to be charged mentary quantities of 203 tonnes of cereals and 3 224
against the 2007 budget year for the supply of food tonnes of sugar and to Slovenia a supplementary quantity
from intervention stocks for the benefit of the most of 1 000 tonnes of cereals to be withdrawn from inter-
deprived persons in the Community. The plan lays vention stocks, it is appropriate to derogate from those
down in particular, for each of the Member States deadlines as regards those quantities.
applying the measure, the maximum financial resources
available to carry out its part of the plan, and the
quantity of each type of product to be withdrawn from
the stocks held by the intervention agencies.
(7) Regulation (EC) No 1539/2006 should therefore be
amended accordingly.

(2) Article 3(3) of Regulation (EEC) No 3149/92 requires a


revision of the annual plan when changes occurring
during its implementation by the Member States (8) The measures provided for in this Regulation are in
concern 5 % or more of the quantities or values accordance with the opinion of the Management
entered per product in the Community plan. Committee for cereals,

(3) The under-utilisation of butter notified to the HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:
Commission concerns more than 5 % of the value of

(1) OJ L 352, 15.12.1987, p. 1. Regulation as amended by Regulation


(EC) No 2535/95 (OJ L 260, 31.10.1995, p. 3).
(2) OJ L 313, 30.10.1992, p. 50. Regulation as last amended by Regu- Article 1
lation (EC) No 758/2007 (OJ L 172, 30.6.2007, p. 47).
(3) OJ L 283, 14.10.2006, p. 14. Regulation as amended by Regulation The annexes to Regulation (EC) No 1539/2006 are amended in
(EC) No 306/2007 (OJ L 81, 22.3.2007, p. 22). accordance with the Annex to this Regulation.
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Article 2
By way of derogation from Article 3 of Regulation (EEC) No 3149/92, the deadlines provided for in the first
subparagraph and in the first and in the fourth sentences of the second subparagraph of that Article shall
not apply for the supplementary quantities of 1 203 tonnes of cereals and 3 224 tonnes of sugar allocated
pursuant to the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 3
This Regulation shall enter into force on the day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the
European Union.

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

Done at Brussels, 6 August 2007.

For the Commission


Jean-Luc DEMARTY
Director-General for Agriculturel and
Rural Development
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ANNEX

The annexes to Regulation (EC) No 1539/2006 are amended as follows:

(1) Annex I is amended as follows:

(a) the table in point (a) is replaced by the following:

(EUR)

‘Member State Allocation

Belgique/België 5 817 428

Eesti 324 891

Éire/Ireland 217 997

Elláda 6 689 132

España 50 340 744

France 49 940 164

Italia 70 764 888

Latvija 18 446

Lietuva 3 273 261

Luxembourg 80 707

Magyarország 7 896 638

Malta 384 898

Polska 42 884 522

Portugal 14 904 058

România 16 649 889

Slovenija 1 929 341

Suomi/Finland 2 709 509

Total 274 826 513’

(b) the table in point (b) is replaced by the following:

(tonnes)

‘Member State Cereals Rice (paddy rice) Butter Sugar

Belgique/België 12 000 2 000

Eesti 3 000

Éire/Ireland 80

Elláda 11 760 2 755

España 110 000 12 000 6 443


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(tonnes)

Member State Cereals Rice (paddy rice) Butter Sugar

France 82 641 23 641 6 500 3 338

Italia 122 465 20 000 3 570 6 847

Latvija 173

Lietuva 12 000 2 760

Magyarország 52 000 900

Malta 1 550

Polska 120 433 2 400 11 522

Portugal 20 000 14 000 3 160 1 435

România 96 712 11 986

Slovenija 3 610 653

Suomi/Finland 14 651 422

Total 662 995 60 396 28 132 47 884’

(2) In Annex II, the table in point (a) is replaced by the following:

‘Member State EUR

Belgique/België 2 893 618

Eesti 5 190

Elláda 4 765 946

France 14 494 803

Italia 39 261 578

Luxembourg 76 864

Magyarország 1 797 520

Malta 118 789

Polska 16 770 240

Portugal 1 141 888

Slovenija 1 051 634

Total 82 378 070’


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(3) Annex III is replaced by the following:


‘ANNEX III

Intra-Community transfers authorised under the plan for the 2007 budget

Quantity
Product Holder Consignee
(tonnes)

1. Common wheat 2 207 MMM, Suomi/Finland Põllumajanduse Registrite ja


Informatsiooni Amet, Eesti

2. Common wheat 11 760 BLE, Deutschland OPEKEPE, Elláda

3. Common wheat 110 000 ONIGC, France FEGA, España

4. Common wheat 103 429 BLE, Deutschland AGEA, Italia

5. Common wheat 19 036 AMA, Österreich AGEA, Italia

6. Common wheat 5 637 MMM, Suomi/Finland Agricultural and Food Products


Market Regulation Agency,
Lietuva

7. Common wheat 1 550 ONIGC, France National Research and Devel-


opment Centre, Malta

8. Common wheat 20 000 ONIGC, France INGA, Portugal

9. Common wheat 96 712 MVH, Magyarország Paying and Intervention Agency


for Agriculture, România

10. Common wheat 3 610 MVH, Magyarország AAMRD, Slovenija


and other
cereals

11. Rice 23 641 OPEKEPE, Elláda ONIGC, France

12. Rice 20 000 OPEKEPE, Elláda Ente Risi, Italia

13. Rice 14 000 OPEKEPE, Elláda INGA, Portugal

14. Butter 3 511 Department of Agriculture Office de l'Elevage, France


and Food, Ireland

15. Sugar 3 338 FEGA, España ONIGC, France

16. Sugar 2 760 ARR, Polska Agricultural and Food Products


Market Regulation Agency,
Lietuva

17. Sugar 1 435 FEGA, España INGA, Portugal

18. Sugar 11 986 MVH, Magyarország Paying and Intervention Agency


for Agriculture, România’