Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 49/2005 of 29 April 2005 amending Annex I (Veterinary and phytosanitary matters) to the EEA Agreement


Published: 2005-04-29

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15.9.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 239/18

DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE No 49/2005
of 29 April 2005
amending Annex I (Veterinary and phytosanitary matters) to the EEA Agreement
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 Article 98 thereof,
Whereas:

(1)

Annex I to the Agreement was amended by Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 43/2005 of 11 March 2005 (1).

(2)

Regulation (EC) No 2160/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 November 2003 on the control of salmonella and other specified food-borne zoonotic agents (2) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(3)

Directive 2003/99/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 November 2003 on the monitoring of zoonoses and zoonotic agents, amending Council Decision 90/424/EEC and repealing Council Directive 92/117/EEC (3) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(4)

This Decision is not to apply to Iceland and Liechtenstein,
HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:
Article 1
Part 7.1 of Chapter I of Annex I to the Agreement shall be amended as follows:

1.

the following points shall be inserted after point 8 (Council Directive 92/117/EEC):
‘8a.


32003 L 0099: Directive 2003/99/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 November 2003 on the monitoring of zoonoses and zoonotic agents, amending Council Decision 90/424/EEC and repealing Council Directive 92/117/EEC (OJ L 325, 12.12.2003, p. 31).

8b.


32003 R 2160: Regulation (EC) No 2160/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 November 2003 on the control of salmonella and other specified food-borne zoonotic agents (OJ L 325, 12.12.2003, p. 1).
The provisions of this Regulation shall, for the purpose of the present Agreement, be read with the following adaptation:
The ‘, Norway’ shall be added after ‘Finland’ in Article 9 (3).’;

2.

the text of point 8 (Council Directive 92/117/EEC) shall be deleted.
Article 2
The texts of Regulation No (EC) No 2160/2003 and Directive 2003/99/EC in the Norwegian language, to be published in the EEA Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union, shall be authentic.
Article 3
This Decision shall enter into force on 30 April 2005, provided that all the notifications under Article 103(1) of the Agreement have been made to the EEA Joint Committee (4).
Article 4
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, 29 April 2005.


For the EEA Joint Committee


The President

Richard WRIGHT




(1)  OJ L 198, 28.7.2005, p. 45.

(2)  OJ L 325, 12.12.2003, p. 1.

(3)  OJ L 325, 12.12.2003, p. 31.

(4)  No constitutional requirements indicated.