Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 75/2005 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 239/68


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE No 75/2005

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 90/2004 of 8 June 2004 (1).

(2)

It is appropriate to extend the cooperation of the Contracting Parties to the Agreement to include Decision No 845/2004/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 amending Decision No 163/2001/EC on the implementation of a training programme for professionals in the European audiovisual programme industry (MEDIA-Training) (2001-2005) (2), as corrected by OJ L 195, 2.6.2004, p. 1.

(3)

It is appropriate to extend the cooperation of the Contracting Parties to the Agreement to include Decision No 846/2004/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of of 29 April 2004 amending Council Decision 2000/821/EC on the implementation of a programme to encourage the development, distribution and promotion of European audiovisual works (MEDIA Plus — Development, Distribution and Promotion) (2001-2005) (3), as corrected by OJ L 195, 2.6.2004, p. 2.

(4)

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 2006,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

Article 9 of Protocol 31 to the Agreement shall be amended as follows:

1.

the following sub-indent shall be added in the fourth indent of paragraph 4 (Decision No 163/2001/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council):

‘—

32004 D 0845: Decision No 845/2004/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 (OJ L 157, 30.4.2004, p. 1), as corrected by OJ L 195, 2.6.2004, p. 1.’;

2.

the following shall be added in the fifth indent of paragraph 4 (Council Decision 2000/821/EC):

‘, as amended by:

32004 D 0846: Decision No 846/2004/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 (OJ L 157, 30.4.2004, p. 4), as corrected by OJ L 195, 2.6.2004, p. 2.’

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 (4) .

It shall apply from 1 January 2006.

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 349, 25.11.2004, p. 52.

(2)  OJ L 157, 30.4.2004, p. 1.

(3)  OJ L 157, 30.4.2004, p. 4.

(4)  Constitutional requirements indicated.