Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 89/2005 of 10 June 2005 amending Protocol 31 to the EEA Agreement, on cooperation in specific fields outside the four freedoms


Published: 2005-06-10

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13.10.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 268/25


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE No 89/2005

of 10 June 2005

amending Protocol 31 to the EEA Agreement, on cooperation in specific fields outside the four freedoms

THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE,

Having regard to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, as amended by the Protocol adjusting the Agreement on the European Economic Area, hereinafter referred to as ‘the Agreement’, and in particular Articles 86 and 98 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Protocol 31 to the Agreement was amended by Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 135/2002 of 27 September 2002 (1).

(2)

It is appropriate to extend the cooperation of the Contracting Parties to the Agreement to include Council Decision 2005/12/EC of 20 December 2004 amending Decision 1999/847/EC as regards the extension of the Community action programme in the field of civil protection (2).

(3)

Protocol 31 to the Agreement should therefore be amended in order to allow for this extended cooperation to take place with effect from 1 January 2005,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

The following shall be added in the third indent (Council Decision 1999/847/EC) of Article 10(8)(b) of Protocol 31 to the Agreement:

‘, as amended by:

32005 D 0012: Council Decision 2005/12/EC of 20 December 2004 amending Decision 1999/847/EC as regards the extension of the Community action programme in the field of civil protection (OJ L 6, 8.1.2005, p. 7).’

Article 2

This Decision shall enter into force on the day following the last notification to the EEA Joint Committee under Article 103(1) of the Agreement (3).

It shall apply from 1 January 2005.

Article 3

This Decision shall be published in the EEA Section of, and in the EEA Supplement to, the Official Journal of the European Union.

Done at Brussels, 10 June 2005.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Richard WRIGHT


(1)  OJ L 336, 12.12.2002, p. 36.

(2)  OJ L 6, 8.1.2005, p. 7.

(3)  No constitutional requirements indicated.