Regulation (EEC) No 2707/72 of the Council of 19 December 1972 laying down the conditions for applying protective measures for fruit and vegetables

Published date28 December 1972
Subject MatterFruit and vegetables,Protective measures
Official Gazette PublicationJournal officiel des Communautés européennes, L 291, 28 décembre 1972,Gazzetta ufficiale delle Comunità europee, L 291, 28 dicembre 1972
EUR-Lex - 31972R2707 - EN

Regulation (EEC) No 2707/72 of the Council of 19 December 1972 laying down the conditions for applying protective measures for fruit and vegetables

Official Journal L 291 , 28/12/1972 P. 0003 - 0005
Finnish special edition: Chapter 3 Volume 5 P. 0049
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English special edition: Series I Chapter 1972(28-30.12) P. 0003
Greek special edition: Chapter 03 Volume 8 P. 0217
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REGULATION (EEC) No 2707/72 OF THE COUNCIL of 19 December 1972 laying down the conditions for applying protective measures for fruit and vegetables

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community;

Having regard to Council Regulation (EEC) No 1035/72 1 of 18 May 1972 on the common organisation of the market in fruit and vegetables, as amended by Regulation (EEC) No 2454/72, 2 and in particular Article 29 (1) thereof;

Having regard to the proposal from the Commission;

Whereas Article 29 (1) of Regulation (EEC) No 1035/72 authorises appropriate measures to be taken where, by reason of imports or exports, the Community market in one or more of the products referred to in Article 1 experiences or is threatened with serious disturbances which may endanger the objectives set out in Article 39 of the Treaty, or if the withdrawal or buying-in operations carried out pursuant to Articles 18 or 19 relate to significant quantities of the products listed in Annex III A ; whereas those measures relate to trade with third countries and whereas they cease to apply, according to each individual case, either when the disturbance or threat of disturbance disappears, or when there is an appreciable reduction in the quantities withdrawn or bought in;

Whereas, consequently, the principal factors enabling an assessment to be made as to whether the market is threatened with serious disturbances or whether the quantities which have been the subject of intervention may be considered significant should be defined;

Whereas where the use of protective measures depends on the way in which trade with third countries influences the Community market, it is necessary to assess the situation on that market by taking into account...

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