Council Regulation (EEC) No 3677/85 of 20 December 1985 amending Regulation (EEC) No 3164/76 on the Community quota for the carriage of goods by road between Member States
Official Journal L 354 , 30/12/1985 P. 0046
Spanish special edition: Chapter 07 Volume 4 P. 0016
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COUNCIL REGULATION (EEC) N° 3677/85 of 20 December 1985 amending Regulation (EEC) N° 3164/76 on the Community quota for the carriage of goods by road between Member States
THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,
Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community, and in particular Article 75 thereof,
Having regard to the Act of Accession of Spain and Portugal, and in particular Article 396 thereof,
Having regard to the proposal from the Commission(1),
Having regard to the opinion of the European Parliament,
Having regard to the opinion of the Economic and Social Committee(2),
Whereas pursuant to the Act of Accession of Spain and Portugal, and in particular Article 27 thereof, Regulation (EEC) N° 3164/76(3), as last amended by Regulation (EEC) N° 3243/85(4), should be amended in order to allocate an appropriate number of Community authorizations to Spain and Portugal;
Whereas, by virtue of Article 2 (3) of the Treaty of Accession, the institutions of the Communities may adopt, before accession, the measures referred to in Article 396 of the Act, such measures entering into force subject to, and on the date of, the entry into force of the said Treaty;
Whereas the enlargement of the Community will result in an increase in the road haulage market; whereas an additional number of Community authorizations should therefore be fixed for the ten present Member States;
Whereas a number of technical amendments should also be made to Regulation (EEC) N° 3164/76,
HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:
Regulation (EEC) N° 3164/76 is hereby amended as follows:
1.Article 3 (4) shall be replaced by the following:
'4. For 1986, the number of Community authorizations allocated to each of the Member States shall be as follows:
Belgium707 Denmark625 Germany1 112 Greece170 Spain673 France957 Ireland204 Italy883 Luxembourg245 Netherlands955 Portugal233 United Kingdom673' 2.Article 4 (2) shall be replaced by the following:
'2.The competent authorities of the Member States shall forward to the Commission in anonymous form the information received in respect of each quarter, in the form of a table, a model of which is contained in Annex III, within three months following the end of the quarter concerned.
The Community shall reimburse to the authorities of the Member States the cost of analyzing the statistical data and of compiling the tables referred to in the first subparagraph.' ;
3.Footnote 1 on page (a) of Annexes I, Ia, II and IIa shall be replaced by the following:
'International distinguishing signs of Member States:
Belgium (B), Denmark (DK), Germany (D), Greece (GR), Spain (E), France (F), Ireland (IRL), Italy (I), Luxembourg (L), Netherlands (NL), Portugal (P), United Kingdom (GB).';
4.The heading 'Column 5' on page (C) of Annexes II and IIa shall be replaced by the following:
'Column 5; Use the following international distinguishing signs:
Belgium:B Ireland: IRL Denmark:DK Italy: I Germany:D Luxembourg: L Greece:GR Netherlands: NL Spain:E Portugal: P France:F United Kingdom: GB' 5.Annex III is replaced by the Annex appearing in this Regulation.
This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 January 1986, subject to the entry into force of the Treaty of Accession of Spain and Portugal.
This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.
Done at Brussels, 20 December 1985.
For the CouncilThe PresidentR. KRIEPS
(1)OJ N° C 284, 7. 11. 1985, p. 6.
(2)Opinion delivered on 27 N°vember 1985 (not yet published in the Official Journal).
(3)OJ N° L 357, 29. 12. 1976, p. 1.
(4)OJ N° L 309, 21. 11. 1985, p. 1.