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C 190/8 EN Official Journal of the European Union 4.8.

2005

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


Cases where the Commission raises no objections

(2005/C 190/06)

Date of adoption of the decision: 16 June 2005 Date of adoption of the decision: 3 June 2005

Member State: Spain (Navarre).


Member State: United Kingdom
Aid No: N 80/2005.
Aid No: N 103/2005
Title: Phytosanitary measures to control whitefly.

Objective: To fight against the scourge of whitefly. Title: Amendment to the Farm Nutrient Management
(Northern Ireland) Scheme
Legal basis: Decreto Foral 365/2004 de 30 de noviembre por el
que se establecen ayudas para compensar las pérdidas y gastos ocasio-
nados a los agricultores con motivo de la aplicación de medidas fito- Objective: With this amendment to aid scheme N 53/2004,
sanitarias obligatorias establecidas para el control de la mosca blanca the aid intensity is increased up to 60 %. Aid is available
en determinadas localidades de Navarra. towards the cost of investments in new or improved farm
waste storage and handling facilities for livestock waste and
Budget: EUR 360 000 for 2005. silage effluent.

Aid intensity or amount: Less than 100 % of actual costs.


Legal basis: Article 16 of the Agriculture and Fisheries
Duration: 2005. (Financial Assistance) (NI) Order 1987 — S.I. 1987/166 (NI 1).

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confiden- Budget: GBP 71 million (EUR 102 million)
tial information has been removed, can be found at:
Aid intensity or amount: Up to 60 %
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids/
Duration: 30 November 2007 for payments; works must be
finished until 30 November 2006.

Date of adoption of the decision: 3 June 2005 The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confiden-
tial information has been removed, can be found at:
Member State: Italy (Lombardy).

Aid No: N 83/A/05.


http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids/
Title: Guarantee scheme for agricultural undertakings and
professional producers.

Objective: To facilitate access to credit.

Legal basis: ‘Deliberazione’ della Giunta regionale n. 20201 del 14


gennaio 2005 — ‘Istituzione di un regime di garanzie per le società Date of adoption of the decision: 16 June 2005
agricole e gli imprenditori agricoli professionali’.

Budget: EUR 5 000 000. Member State: Germany

Aid intensity or amount: Linked to the scheme to which the Aid No: N 142/c/2004
guarantee applies (see aids Nos N 49/00, N 38/01, N 604/01,
N 599/02, N 188/03, N 258/03, N 257/03 et XA 6/04).
Title: Investment Premium Act 2005 (Agriculture sector)
Duration: Six years.
Objective: The scheme aims at regional development and
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confiden- provides fiscal premiums for investment in the five new Länder
tial information has been removed, can be found at: and in Berlin.

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids/ Legal basis: Investitionszulagengesetz 2005 in der Fassung der


Bekanntmachung vom 24. März 2004 unter Berücksichtigung nach-
folgender Änderungen.
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Budget: EUR 1,2 million (for the Investment Premium Act Legal basis: Legge 2 giugno 1988, n. 218 e successive modifica-
2005 as a whole, no sector-specific breakdown available) zioni e integrazioni concernente misure per la lotta contro alcune
malattie epizootiche degli animali; D.G.R. 16 febbraio 2005, n.
Aid intensity or amount: max. 27,5 % 20876, recante approvazione del programma 2005 ‘Interventi a
sostegno delle aziende colpite da tubercolosi bovina e sottoposte ad
Duration: 31 December 2006 ordinanza di abbattimento totale (stamping out) relativamente a
mancati redditi’

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confiden-


Budget: EUR 500 000
tial information has been removed, can be found at:
Aid intensity or amount: The aid is calculated on the basis of
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids/ structural data and economic indicators from the FADN (Farm
Accountancy Data Network). The indicator used is the gross
margin of the sector, representing gross production minus
specific costs that were not incurred since there was no produc-
tion

Date of adoption of the decision: 3 June 2005 Duration: 31.12.2005


Member State: Spain.
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confiden-
Aid No: N 163/2005. tial information has been removed, can be found at:

Title: Aid for technical assistance in the processing and


marketing sector for agricultural, forestry, fishery and food http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids/
products.

Objective: To implement technical assistance plans in the


processing and marketing sectors for agricultural, forestry,
fishery and food products.
Date of adoption of the decision: 3 June 2005
Legal basis: Proyecto de orden por la que se establecen las bases
reguladoras de las subvenciones para planes de asistencia técnica y de
gestión en los sectores de transformación y comercialización de Member State: Germany (Bayern)
productos agrarios, silvícolas, de la pesca, la acuicultura y la alimenta-
ción. Aid No: N 275/2004

Budget: EUR 459 230. Title: Quality programme ‘Geprüfte Qualität’

Aid intensity or amount: 50 % of the cost. Objective: to extend the coverage of the existing quality
scheme, which was limited to meat products, to a number of
Duration: Six years. other agri-food products.

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confiden- Legal basis: Vollzugshinweise für die Durchführung von Mass-
tial information has been removed, can be found at: nahmen zur Förderung der Qualität und des Absatzes im Rahmen
des Zeichens ‘Geprüfte Qualität’
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids/
Besonderen Bedingungen für die Verleihung and Benutzung des
Zeichens ‘Geprüfte Qualität’

Budget: EUR 0,5 million/year

Date of adoption of the decision: 16 June 2005 Aid intensity: max. 50 %

Member State: Italy (Lombardy) Duration: unlimited


Aid No: N 210/2005
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confiden-
Title: Support measures for holdings affected by veterinary tial information has been removed, can be found at:
measures involving compulsory slaughter (‘stamping out’) as a
result of bovine tuberculosis
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids/
Objective: Compensation measure in the context of imple-
mentation of the plan for the prevention and monitoring of
bovine tuberculosis
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Date of adoption of the decision: 3 June 2005 Aid intensity or amount: 80 % for preparatory studies and
Member State: The Netherlands 60 % for investments; ceiling of EUR 150 000 per project.
Duration: 31 December 2006
Aid No: N 309/2004
Title: Parafiscal charge for Research and Development and The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confiden-
technical support in the goat's milk sector tial information has been removed, can be found at:
Objective: The purpose of this aid measure is to introduce a http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids/
parafiscal charge in the goat's milk sector to finance research &
development and small scale pilot and demonstration projects.
Legal basis: Zuivelverordening Heffing melkgeitenhouderij 2004
Budget: The present scheme foresees for this year a budget of Date of adoption of the decision: 7 June 2005
EUR 70 000. For the future the maximum budget will be set at Member State: Italy.
EUR 150 000 at the maximum rate for the charge.
Aid No: NN 54 A/2004 A (formerly N 449/2003).
Aid intensity or amount: The aid intensity is 100 %.
Title: National solidarity fund for natural disasters.
Duration: The duration of the scheme is for an unspecified
period. Objective: To compensate farmers for damage to agricultural
production or the means of production suffered as a result of
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confiden- natural disasters, poor weather conditions or livestock
tial information has been removed, can be found at: epidemics.
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids/ Legal basis: Decreto legislativo 29 marzo 2004, n. 102 ‘Interventi
finanziari a sostegno delle imprese agricole, a norma dell'articolo 1,
comma 2, lettera i), della legge 7 marzo 2003, n. 38’.
Budget: Approximately EUR 200 000 000 per year (of which
EUR 100 000 000 is for compensatory measures and EUR
Date of adoption of the decision: 3 June 2005 100 000 000 is for aid towards insurance premiums).
Member State: France Aid intensity or amount: Variable according to the measure
Aid No: N 422/2004 (some items do not constitute State aid under Article 87(1) of
the Treaty).
Title: Aid to facilities for treating livestock manure in areas
with a structural surplus. Duration: Unlimited.
Objective: To absorb 15 000 tonnes of organic nitrogen in The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confiden-
areas with a structural surplus. tial information has been removed, can be found at:
Budget: Total cost of facilities estimated at EUR 100 million. http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids/