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Council Directive 2006/110/EC

of 20 November 2006

adapting Directives 95/57/EC and 2001/109/EC in the field of statistics, by reason of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to the Treaty of Accession of Bulgaria and Romania(1), and in particular Article 4(3) thereof,

Having regard to the Act of Accession of Bulgaria and Romania, and in particular Article 56 thereof,

Having regard to the proposal from the Commission,

Whereas:

(1) Pursuant to Article 56 of the Act of Accession, where acts of the institutions remain valid beyond 1 January 2007, and require adaptation by reason of accession, and the necessary adaptations have not been provided for in the Act of Accession or its Annexes, the necessary acts are to be adopted by the Council, unless the Commission adopted the original act.

(2) The Final Act of the Conference which drew up the Treaty of Accession indicated that the High Contracting Parties had reached political agreement on a set of adaptations to acts adopted by the institutions required by reason of accession and invited the Council and the Commission to adopt these adaptations before accession, completed and updated where necessary to take account of the evolution of the law of the Union.

(3) Directives 95/57/EC(2) and 2001/109/EC(3) should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DIRECTIVE:

Article 1

Directives 95/57/EC and 2001/109/EC shall be amended as set out in the Annex.

Article 2

1.Member States shall bring into force the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive by the date of accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the European Union at the latest. They shall forthwith communicate to the Commission the text of those provisions and a correlation table between those provisions and this Directive.

When Member States adopt those provisions, they shall contain a reference to this Directive or shall be accompanied by such reference on the occasion of their official publication. The methods of making such reference shall be laid down by Member States.

2.Member States shall communicate to the Commission the text of the main provisions of national law which they adopt in the field covered by this Directive.

Article 3

This Directive shall enter into force subject to and on the date of the entry into force of the Treaty of Accession of Bulgaria and Romania.

Article 4

This Directive is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 20 November 2006

For the Council

The President

J. Korkeaoja

ANNEXSTATISTICS

1.31995 L 0057: Council Directive 95/57/EC of 23 November 1995 on the collection of statistical information in the field of tourism (OJ L 291, 6.12.1995, p. 32), as amended by:

In the Annex, the section headed ‘Breakdown by geographical araes’ is replaced by the following text:

BREAKDOWN BY GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS

1.Supply side statistics
World total
Total European Economic Area
Total European Union (27)

Belgium

Bulgaria

Czech Republic

Denmark

Germany

Estonia

Greece

Spain

France

Ireland

Italy

Cyprus

Latvia

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Hungary

Malta

Netherlands

Austria

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Slovenia

Slovakia

Finland

Sweden

United Kingdom

Total EFTA

Iceland

Norway

Switzerland (incl. Liechtenstein)

Total other European countries

of which:

Total Africa

of which:

Total North America

of which:

Total South and Central America

of which:

Total Asia

of which:

Total Australia, Oceania and other territories

of which:

Unspecified
2.Demand side statistics
World total
Total European Economic Area
Total European Union (27)

Belgium

Bulgaria

Czech Republic

Denmark

Germany

Estonia

Greece

Spain

France

Ireland

Italy

Cyprus

Latvia

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Hungary

Malta

Netherlands

Austria

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Slovenia

Slovakia

Finland

Sweden

United Kingdom

Total EFTA

Iceland

Norway

Switzerland (incl. Liechtenstein)

Total other European countries

of which:

Total Africa

of which:

Total North America

of which:

Total South and Central America

of which:

Total Asia

of which:

Total Australia, Oceania and other territories

of which:

Unspecified

2.32001 L 0109: Directive 2001/109/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 December 2001 concerning the statistical surveys to be carried out by the Member States in order to determine the production potential of plantations of certain species of fruit trees (OJ L 13, 16.1.2002, p. 21), as amended by:

The Annex is replaced by the following:

‘ANNEXSPECIES SURVEYED IN THE VARIOUS MEMBER STATES

a

surveys are not conducted for: age of trees, density of plantation, variety of fruit’

ApplesPearsPeachesApricotsOrangesLemonsSmall-fruitedCitrus fruits
Belgiumxx
Bulgariaxxxx
Czech Republicxxxx
Denmarkxx
Germanyxx
Estoniax
Greecexxxxxxx
Spainxxxxxxx
Francexxxxxxx
Irelandx
Italyxxxxxxx
Cyprusxxxxxxx
Latviaxx
Lithuaniaxx
Luxembourgxx
Hungaryxxxx
Maltaxxx
Netherlandsxx
Austriaxxxx
Polandxxxaxa
Portugalxxxxxxx
Romaniaxaxaxaxa
Sloveniaxxxx
Slovakiaxxxx
Finlandx
Swedenxx
United Kingdomxx