Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 51/2005 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 239/22


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE No 51/2005

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)

Simplified procedures for handling certain acts in the veterinary field were adopted by Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 101/2001 of 28 September 2001 (2).

(3)

These procedures imply that the EFTA States with regard to application texts, lists of establishments and safeguard and protective measures, all concerning imports from third countries, shall take measures simultaneously with the EC Member States.

(4)

An extension of these procedures to safeguard and protective measures concerning the Community or parts of the Community was endorsed by the EEA Joint Committee on 14 March 2003.

(5)

Acts concerning safeguard and protective measures concerning the Community or parts of the Community, which are already incorporated into the Agreement, should therefore be deleted from the Agreement.

(6)

This Decision is not to apply to Liechtenstein,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

Chapter I of Annex I to the Agreement shall be amended as follows:

1.

the text of the following points in Part 1.2 of shall be deleted:

1 (Commission Decision 91/52/EEC),

35 (Commission Decision 95/108/EC),

37 (Commission Decision 95/296/EC),

49 (Commission Decision 96/384/EC),

52 (Commission Decision 96/490/EC),

65 (Commission Decision 97/586/EC),

67 (Commission Decision 97/735/EC),

73a (Commission Decision 1999/38/EC),

77 (Council Decision 98/256/EC),

85 (Commission Decision 98/497/EC),

86 (Commission Decision 98/653/EC),

90 (Commission Decision 1999/766/EC),

92 (Commission Decision 1999/293/EC),

99 (Commission Decision 2000/301/EC),

100 (Commission Decision 1999/789/EC),

110 (Commission Decision 2001/25/EC);

2.

the text of the following points in Part 2.2 shall be deleted:

28 (Commission Decision 96/509/EC),

29 (Commission Decision 96/510/EC);

3.

the text of following point in Part 3.2 shall be deleted:

26 (Commission Decision 2002/975/EC).

Article 2

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 (3).

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, 29 April 2005.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Richard WRIGHT


(1)  OJ L 198, 28.7.2005, p. 43.

(2)  OJ L 322, 6.12.2001, p. 1.

(3)  No constitutional requirements indicated.