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Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/599 authorising agreements and decisions on the planning of production in the milk and milk products sector.

Type of law

This Regulation lays down provisions on the authorization of farmers, farmers' associations, associations of such associations, recognised producer organisations, associations of recognised producer organisations and recognised interbranch organisations in the milk and milk products sector to conclude agreements and take common decisions on planning the volume of raw milk to be produced, during a period of 6 months starting from 1 April 2020. The provisions aim at supporting farmers and producers of raw milk against economic disruption due to Covid-19 pandemic. This Regulation underlines that the necessary measures taken by the Member States shall ensure that the agreements and decisions do not undermine the proper functioning of the internal market and strictly aim to stabilise the milk and milk products sector.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Regulation shall enter into force on the day following that 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. 37-39.
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