DOCUMENTS NOT RAISING QUESTIONS OF LEGAL OR POLITICAL
20. We consider that the following documents do
not raise questions of legal or political importance :-
MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FOOD
Draft Regulation amending, for the sixth time, Regulation No. 2742/1999 fixing for 2000 the fishing opportunities and associated conditions for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks, applicable in Community waters and, for Community vessels, in waters where limitations in catch are required and amending Regulation 66/98.
Draft Directive concerning statistical surveys in order to determine the production potential of plantations of certain species of fruit trees.
Commission Report on the situation in the hops sector.
Draft Regulation amending Regulation (EEC) No. 1696/71 on the common organisation of the market in hops.
HM CUSTOMS AND EXCISE
Draft Decision authorising the Netherlands, in accordance with Article 8(4) of Directive 92/81/EEC , to apply a differentiated rate of excise duty to diesel consumed by taxis in 2000.
Draft Decision authorising the Netherlands, in accordance with Article 8(4) of Directive 92/81/EEC, to apply a differentiated rate of excise duty to low-sulphur diesel.
Decision of the EC-Turkey Customs Co-operation Committee amending Decision No. 1/96 laying down detailed rules for the application of Decision No. 1/95 of the EC-Turkey Association Council.
Draft Decision authorising the French Republic to apply a differentiated rate of excise duty to certain mineral oils, when used for specific purposes, in accordance with the procedure provided for in Article 8(4) of Directive 92/81/EEC.
DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT, TRANSPORT AND THE REGIONS
Commission Opinion, pursuant to Article 251(2)(c) of the EC Treaty, on the European Parliament's amendments to the Council's common position regarding the Draft Decision amending Decision No. 1692/96/EC as regards seaports, inland ports and intermodal terminals as well as project No.8 in Annex III, amending the proposal of the Commission pursuant to Article 250(2) of the EC Treaty.
FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH OFFICE
Draft Decision on a Community position in the Association Council on the implication of Article 73 of the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an Association between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Kingdom of Morocco, of the other part.
Draft Decision on the signature by the European Community of the Convention on the conservation and management of fishery resources in the South East Atlantic Ocean.
Commission Communication on the opening of consultations with Côte d'Ivoire pursuant to Article 96 of the Cotonou Agreement.
Amended Draft Regulation amending Regulation (EEC) No. 3528/86 on the protection of the Community's forests against atmospheric pollution; and
Amended Draft Regulation amending Regulation (EEC) No. 2158/92 on protection of the Community's forests against fire.
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Amended Draft Directive amending Directive 95/53/EC fixing the principles governing the organisation of official inspections in the field of animal nutrition and Directive 1999/29/EC on undesirable substances and products in animal nutrition.
Amended Draft Directive on the Community code relating to medicinal products for human use (consolidated version).
New technical architecture for SIS.
DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Council Resolution concerning the organisation and management of the Internet, international and European policy issues 1998-2000.
Commission Communication on the results of the World Radiocommunications Conference 2000 (WRC-2000) in the context of radio spectrum policy in the European Community.
Draft Decision on the signature, and Draft Decision on the conclusion of an additional Protocol to the Europe Agreement establishing an Association between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Czech Republic, of the other part on conformity assessment and acceptance of industrial products.
Commission Communication on research and technological development activities of the European Union: 2000 Annual Report.
Amended Draft Directive on the promotion of electricity from renewable energy sources in the internal electricity market.
Draft Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No. 1334/2000 with regard to intra-Community transfers and exports of dual-use items and technology.
Draft Regulation amending Regulation No. 2402/98 imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of unwrought unalloyed magnesium originating in the People's Republic of China.
Draft Regulation imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty and collecting definitively the provisional duty imposed on imports of ammonium nitrate originating in Poland and Ukraine, and terminating the anti-dumping proceeding in respect of imports originating in Lithuania.
Draft Directive amending Directive 79/239/EEC as regards the solvency margin requirements for non-life insurance undertakings.
Draft Directive amending Directive 79/267/EEC as regards the solvency margin requirements for life assurance undertakings.
Commission Regulation amending Regulation No. 3418/93 of 9 December 1993 laying down detailed rules for the implementation of certain provisions of the Financial Regulation of 21 December 1977.