Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 163/2004 of 3 December 2004 amending Annex II (Technical regulations, standards, testing and certification) to the EEA Agreement


Published: 2004-12-03

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26.5.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 133/5


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 163/2004

of 3 December 2004

amending Annex II (Technical regulations, standards, testing and certification) 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 II to the Agreement was amended by Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 144/2004 of 29 October 2004 (1).

(2)

Commission Regulation (EC) No 608/2004 of 31 March 2004 concerning the labelling of foods and food ingredients with added phytosterols, phytosterol esters, phytostanols and/or phytostanol esters (2) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(3)

Commission Decision 2004/429/EC of 29 April 2004 amending Decisions 97/830/EC, 2000/49/EC, 2002/79/EC and 2002/80/EC as regards the points of entry through which the products concerned may only be imported into the Community (3), as corrected by OJ L 189, 27.5.2004, p. 13, is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(4)

Commission Directive 2004/77/EC of 29 April 2004 amending Directive 94/54/EC as regards the labelling of certain foods containing glycyrrhizinic acid and its ammonium salt (4) is to be incorporated into the Agreement,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

1.

the following indent shall be added in point 54zc (Commission Directive 94/54/EC):

‘—

32004 L 0077: Commission Directive 2004/77/EC of 29 April 2004 (OJ L 162, 30.4.2004, p. 76).’;

2.

the following indent shall be added in points 54ze (Commission Decision 2000/49/EC), 54zv (Commission Decision 2002/79/EC), 54zw (Commission Decision 2002/80/EC) and 54zzl (Commission Decision 97/830/EC):

‘—

32004 D 0429: Commission Decision 2004/429/EC of 29 April 2004 (OJ L 154, 30.4.2004, p. 20), as corrected by OJ L 189, 27.5.2004, p. 13.’;

3.

the following point shall be inserted after point 54zzn (Commission Directive 2004/16/EC):

‘54zzo.32004 R 0608: Commission Regulation (EC) No 608/2004 of 31 March 2004 concerning the labelling of foods and food ingredients with added phytosterols, phytosterol esters, phytostanols and/or phytostanol esters (OJ L 97, 1.4.2004, p. 44).’

Article 2

The texts of Regulation (EC) No 608/2004, Directive 2004/77/EC and Decision 2004/429/EC, as corrected by OJ L 189, 27.5.2004, p. 13, 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 4 December 2004, 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, 3 December 2004.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Kjartan JÓHANNSSON


(1)  OJ L 102, 21.4.2005, p. 13.

(2)  OJ L 97, 1.4.2004, p. 44.

(3)  OJ L 154, 30.4.2004, p. 20.

(4)  OJ L 162, 30.4.2004, p. 76.

(5)  No constitutional requirements indicated.