Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 27/2005 of 11 March 2005 amending Annex I (Veterinary and phytosanitary matters) to the EEA Agreement


Published: 2005-03-11

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28.7.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 198/9


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE No 27/2005

of 11 March 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 1/2005 of 8 February 2005 (1).

(2)

Commission Decision 2004/328/EC of 5 April 2004 amending Annexes I and II to Decision 2003/634/EC approving programmes for the purpose of obtaining the status of approved zones and of approved farms in non-approved zones with regard to viral haemorrhagic septicaemia (VHS) and infectious haematopoietic necrosis (IHN) in fish (2) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(3)

Commission Decision 2004/373/EC of 13 April 2004 amending Annexes I and II to Decision 2002/308/EC establishing lists of approved zones and approved farms with regard to one or more of the fish diseases viral haemorrhagic septicaemia (VHS) and infectious haematopoietic necrosis (IHN) (3) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(4)

Commission Decision 2004/453/EC of 29 April 2004 implementing Council Directive 91/67/EEC as regards measures against certain diseases in aquaculture animals (4), as corrected by OJ L 202, 7.6.2004, p. 4, is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(5)

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 following indent shall be added in point 66 (Commission Decision 2002/308/EC) in part 4.2:

‘—

32004 D 0373: Commission Decision 2004/373/EC of 13 April 2004 (OJ L 118, 23.4.2004, p. 49).’

2.

The following point shall be inserted after point 78 (Commission Decision 2004/315/EC) in Part 4.2:

‘79.

32004 D 0453: Commission Decision 2004/453/EC of 29 April 2004 implementing Council Directive 91/67/EEC as regards measures against certain diseases in aquaculture animals (OJ L 156, 30.4.2004, p. 5), as corrected by OJ L 202, 7.6.2004, p. 4.

This act applies also to Iceland.’

3.

The text of point 13 (Commission Decision 93/44/EEC) in Part 4.2 shall be deleted.

4.

Under the heading ‘ACTS OF WHICH THE EFTA STATES AND THE EFTA SURVEILLANCE AUTHORITY SHALL TAKE DUE ACCOUNT’ in Part 4.2, the following indent shall be added in point 55 (Commission Decision 2003/634/EC):

‘—

32004 D 0328: Commission Decision 2004/328/EC of 5 April 2004 (OJ L 104, 8.4.2004, p. 129).’

Article 2

The texts of Decisions 2004/328/EC, 2004/373/EC and 2004/453/EC, as corrected by OJ L 202, 7.6.2004, p. 4, in the Icelandic and Norwegian languages, 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 12 March 2005, provided that all the notifications under Article 103(1) of the Agreement have been made to the EEA Joint Committee (5).

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, 11 March 2005.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Richard WRIGHT


(1)  OJ L 161, 23.6.2005, p. 1.

(2)  OJ L 104, 8.4.2004, p. 129.

(3)  OJ L 118, 23.4.2004, p. 49.

(4)  OJ L 156, 30.4.2004, p. 5.

(5)  No constitutional requirements indicated.