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Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/592 on temporary exceptional measures derogating from certain provisions of Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council to address the market disturbance in the fruit and vegetables and wine sectors caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and measures linked to it.

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This Regulation lays down provisions to take crisis prevention and management measures to cope with the disturbance of the fruit and vegetables and wine markets due to Covid-19 pandemic. These measures are taken by derogating from the Articles 32 to 38 of Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013 for the fruit and vegetables sector and in Articles 39 to 54 of that Regulation for the wine sector. Pursuant to the fourth subparagraph of Article 33(3) of Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013, these crisis prevention and management measures are not to comprise more than one third of the expenditure under the operational programme. However, first Articles in Chapter I and II underlines that this limit rule shall not apply in the year 2020 in order to increase the resilience of fruit and vegetables and wine sectors. Moreover, Chapter II sets forth provisions on financial support in the wine sector related to the distillation and crisis storage of wine, the restructuring and conversion of vineyards, green harvesting, and harvesting insurance.
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Entry into force notes
This Regulation shall enter into force on the day of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.
Serial Imprint
Official Journal of the European Union L 140, 4 May 2020, pp. 6-12.
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