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2006

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


Cases where the Commission raises no objections

(2006/C 1/04)

Date of adoption of the decision: 28.10.2005 Budget: EUR 100 000 for 2005

Member State: Spain Aid intensity or amount:


— Start-up aid for producer organisations: 100 % aid, degres-
Aid No: N 296/2005 sive over 5 years
Title: Aid to improve production of table grapes — Investment aid: 40/50 % aid, extra 5 % for young farmers
Objective: Structural improvement in table-grape production, — Aid for quality assurance systems: 100 %
consisting in uprooting and replacing table-grape plants with
recommended varieties which will enhance quality and moder- — Technical support: 100 % aid
nise production structures
— Promotion: 100 %
Legal basis: Orden por la que se establecen las bases regula-
doras para la concesión de ayudas destinadas al saneamiento de — Advertising: 50 %
la producción de uva de mesa Duration: Unlimited
Budget: EUR 12,150 million
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confiden-
Aid intensity or amount: The maximum rate of the aid is tial information has been removed, can be found at:
20 %, irrespective of the area, and 22,5 % for young farmers
during the first five years after they set up. This aid may be http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids/
combined with other aid granted by the Autonomous Com-
munity on whose territory the beneficiary's holding is located,
on condition that it does not exceed the ceilings of 50 % in
less-favoured areas and 40 % elsewhere. Those maximum rates
may be raised by 5 % for investments carried out by young
farmers during the first five years after they set up

Duration: Payment of the aid is scheduled from 2005 until Date of adoption of the decision: 22.7.2004
2009 (inclusive)
Member State: Italy (Calabria)
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confiden- Aid No: N 313/2003
tial information has been removed, can be found at:
Title: Aiuti a favore degli investimenti nel settore agricolo ed
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids/ agroalimentare
Objective: Aid for investments in undertakings processing and
marketing agricultural products and aid for investments in the
relocation of buildings in the public interest
Legal basis: Delibera della Giunta regionale n. 449 del 17
giugno 2003 concernente le disposizioni d'applicazione dell'ar-
ticolo 2, comma 2, lettera b) della Legge regionale 8 luglio
2002, n. 24
Date of adoption of the decision: 18.11.2005
Budget: EUR 2 000 000 (estimated budget) for the first year
Member State: Italy of application
Aid No: N 307/2003 Aid intensity or amount: Varies according to the measures,
as set out in the letter to the Member State
Title: Regional Law No. 10 of 1 April 2005 ‘Aid for agri-
cultural and agri-food cooperatives’ Duration: Not specified.

Objective: The measure provides for the following types of The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confiden-
aid: Start-up aid for producer organisations, investment aid, aid tial information has been removed, can be found at:
for technical support, aid for quality assurance systems, aid for
promotion and advertising of agricultural products
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids/
Legal basis: Legge Regionale 1 aprile 2005, n. 10 ‘Interventi a
favore della cooperazione agricola e agroalimentare nella
regione Molise’
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Date of adoption of the decision: 18.10.2005 Budget: EUR 2 497 500

Member State: Italy (Friuli-Venezia Giulia region) Aid intensity or amount: Variable

Aid No: N 327/2005 Duration: 4 years

Title: Draft Regional Law No 125 ‘Integrated agricultural and


The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confiden-
rural development services system’
tial information has been removed, can be found at:
Objective: To promote the system for disseminating agri-
cultural knowledge in order to foster the balanced development http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids/
of rural areas, boost production value-added and improve the
competitiveness of agricultural holdings

Legal basis: Disegno di legge: ‘Sistema integrato dei servizi di


sviluppo agricolo e rurale (SISSAR)’

Budget: An amount of EUR 883 500 is planned for 2006.


Subsequent amounts will be laid down in the Region's annual
and triennial Finance Acts Date of adoption of the decision: 19.1.2005
Aid intensity or amount: Member State: Denmark
For research and development activities:
Aid No: N 343/04
(a) basic research: up to 100 % of eligible expenditure;
Title: Tax on mineral phosphorous in feed phosphates
(b) industrial research: up to 100 % of eligible expenditure;
Objective: The county council land tax is reduced from 4,3
(c) precompetitive development activity: up to 100 % of per mille to 3,8 per mille for land used for primary production,
eligible expenditure, up to a limit of EUR 100 000 per i.e. land used for farms, horticultural establishments, nurseries
beneficiary and fruit orchards, as a compensation for the introduction of a
new tax on phosphorous in feed
For technical assistance: The intensity of the aid must under no
circumstances exceed 80 % of eligible expenditure, and the Legal basis: Lov af 28. april 2004 om afgift på mineralsk
total amount of aid per beneficiary per three-year period may fosfor i foderfosfater
not be more than:
Budget: An estimated maximum of DKK 99 000 (approx. EUR
(a) EUR 9 000 for professional training and information; 13 300) per year

(b) EUR 30 000 (up to EUR 60 000 if the beneficiary is a Aid intensity or amount: The ceiling creates an average tax
cooperative) for consultancy and specialist assistance reduction of approx. DKK 700 (about EUR 95) per holding per
services year

Duration: 2006-12 (6 years) Duration: Unlimited

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confiden- The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confiden-
tial information has been removed, can be found at: tial 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: 11.1.2005 Date of adoption of the decision: 28.12.2004

Member State: France Member State: Italy (Sicily)

Aid No: N 332/2004 Aid No: N 347/2004

Title: Restructuring of cider apple orchards Title: Law 185/1992: Assistance in agricultural areas having
suffered damage
Objective: To adapt cider-apple orchards to consumer require-
ments through investment aid and aid to reduce production Objective: To compensate for damage to farming structures as
capacities. a result of bad weather
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Legal basis: Articolo 3, paragrafo 2, lettera c) della legge Date of adoption of the decision: 17.11.2005
185/1992. Deliberazione della Giunta siciliana n. 81 del 12 Member State: Germany
marzo 2004 e deliberazione della Giunta siciliana n. 93 del
19 marzo 2004 Aid No: N 383/05
Budget: EUR 26 121 277 Title: Setting up a computerised information system for horti-
culture; Modification of aid No N 233/01
Aid intensity or amount: 100 % of the damage.
Objective: To obtain a sustainable improvement of the knowl-
Duration: Measure applying a scheme approved by the edge transfer and increased research efficiency in the horticul-
Commission ture sector
Other details: Measures applying the scheme approved by the Legal basis: Zuwendungsbescheid und Änderungsbescheid auf
Commission under State aid C 12/B/95 (Commission Decision der Grundlage der Bundeshaushaltsordnung
2004/307/EC, 16.12.2003, OJ L 99/2004).
Budget: New budget: EUR 246 951
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confiden- Aid intensity or amount: Average aid intensity of 58,3 % in
tial information has been removed, can be found at: 2006, 45,3 % in 2007 and 33,3 % in 2008
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids/ Duration: 1.4.2006 — 30.6.2008
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confiden-
tial information has been removed, can be found at:
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids/
Date of adoption of the decision: 20.7.2005
Member State: Italy (Friuli-Venezia Giulia)
Aid No: N 373/2004
Date of adoption of the decision: 21.9.2005
Title: Assistance in agricultural areas which have suffered
damage (hail storm of 20 June 2004, province of Trieste) Member State: Denmark

Objective: To compensate farmers for damage to agricultural Aid No: N 391/04


production and farming structures as a result of bad weather Title: Aid for the preservation of endangered species
Legal basis: Decreto legislativo n. 102/2004 Objective: The purpose of the aid is to support the preserva-
tion of endangered breeds and make it possible for the general
Budget: See the approved scheme (NN 54/A/04) public to watch those breeds. The endangered breeds that are
Aid intensity or amount: 80 % of the damage eligible for aid are chosen by the Danish Committee for the
Management of Farm Animal Genetic Resources
Duration: Measure applying an aid scheme approved by the
Commission Legal basis: § 24 i lov nr. 432 af 9. juni 2004 om husdyrbrug
Bekendtgørelse om tilskud til bevaring af husdyrgenetiske
Other details: Measure applying the scheme approved by the ressourcer
Commission under State aid NN 54/A/2004 (Commission letter
C(2005)1622 final, dated 7 June 2005). Budget: DKK 2 945 000 (about EUR 396 000) per year
Aid intensity or amount: Up to 100 %
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confiden-
tial information has been removed, can be found at: Duration: Until 1 November 2007
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids/ The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confiden-
tial information has been removed, can be found at:
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids/