Report from the Commission. Fifth report from the Commission on the operation of the inspection arrangements for traditional own resources (2003-2005). (Article 18(5) of Council Regulation (EC, EURATOM) No 1150/2000 of 22 May 2000).
Subject headingsBudgets and Financing
Every three years the Commission compiles a report for the European Parliament and the Council on the operation of the inspection system for traditional own resources.1The inspection of traditional own resources is based on Council Decision 2000/597/EC, Euratom of 29 September 2000,2 Council Regulation No 1150/2000 of 22 May 20003 and Council Regulation No 1026/1999 of 10 May 1999.4This report, the fifth of this type,5 describes and analyses the operation of the inspection system for traditional own resources for the period covering 2003 to 2005. It describes the Commission's inspection measures over this period, assesses the measures carried out and draws conclusions.6 The report also outlines the financial, legal and regulatory follow-up to these inspections. Finally, this report gives an account of the outcome of other Commission measures over the period in question to improve recovery and prepare the acceding countries. The annex to this report describes the objectives of the inspections and how the inspection system operates at Community level.
Number of pages10p.
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