Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 19/2005 of 8 February 2005 amending Annex XXI (Statistics) to the EEA Agreement


Published: 2005-02-08

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23.6.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 161/43
DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE
No 19/2005
of 8 February 2005
amending Annex XXI (Statistics) 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 XXI to the Agreement was amended by Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 175/2004 of 3 December 2004 (1).

(2)

Regulation (EC) No 1267/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 June 2003 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 2223/96 with respect to the time limit for transmission of the main aggregates of national accounts, to the derogations concerning the transmission of the main aggregates of national accounts and to the transmission of employment data in hours worked (2) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(3)

Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1287/2003 of 15 July 2003 on the harmonisation of gross national income at market prices (GNI Regulation) (3) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(4)

Decision No 1608/2003/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 July 2003 concerning the production and development of Community statistics on science and technology (4) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(5)

This Decision is not to apply to Liechtenstein,
HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:
Article 1
Annex XXI to the Agreement shall be amended as follows:

1.

The following indent shall be added in point 19d (Council Regulation (EC) No 2223/96):
‘—


32003 R 1267: Regulation (EC) No 1267/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 June 2003 (OJ L 180, 18.7.2003. p. 1).
The provisions of the Regulation shall, for the purposes of the present Agreement, be read with the following adaptation:
This Regulation shall not apply to Liechtenstein.’

2.

The following point shall be inserted after point 19o (Regulation (EC) No 501/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council):
‘19p.


32003 R 1287: Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1287/2003 of 15 July 2003 on the harmonisation of gross national income at market prices (GNI Regulation) (OJ L 181, 19.7.2003. p. 1).
The provisions of the Regulation shall, for the purposes of the present Agreement, be read with the following adaptation:
This Regulation shall not apply to Liechtenstein.’

3.

The following shall be inserted after point 28 (Regulation (EC) No 808/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council):
‘STATISTICS ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

29.


32003 D 1608: Decision No 1608/2003/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 July 2003 concerning the production and development of Community statistics on science and technology (OJ L 230, 16.9.2003 p. 1).
The provisions of the Decision shall, for the purposes of the present Agreement, be read with the following adaptation:
This Decision shall not apply to Liechtenstein.’
Article 2
The texts of Regulation (EC) No 1267/2003, Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1287/2003 and Decision No 1608/2003/EC 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 9 February 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, 8 February 2005.


For the EEA Joint Committee


The President

Richard WRIGHT



(1)  OJ L 133, 26.5.2005, p. 29.

(2)  OJ L 180, 18.7.2003. p. 1.

(3)  OJ L 181, 19.7.2003 p. 1.

(4)  OJ L 230, 16.9.2003 p. 1.

(5)  No constitutional requirements indicated.