Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 74/2005 of 29 April 2005 amending Protocol 31 to the EEA Agreement on cooperation in specific fields outside the four freedoms


Published: 2005-04-29

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15.9.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 239/67


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE No 74/2005

of 29 April 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 116/2004 of 6 August 2004 (1).

(2)

It is appropriate to continue the cooperation of the Contracting Parties to the Agreement to include cooperation in the implementation and development of the Internal Market.

(3)

Protocol 31 to the Agreement should therefore be amended in order to allow for this cooperation to continue beyond 31 December 2004,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

In Article 7(6) of Protocol 31 to the Agreement ‘year 2004’ shall be replaced by ‘years 2004 and 2005’.

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 (2).

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, 29 April 2005.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Richard WRIGHT


(1)  OJ L 64, 10.3.2005, p. 3.

(2)  No constitutional requirements indicated.