Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 172/2004 of 3 December 2004 amending Annex XX (Environment) to the EEA Agreement


Published: 2004-12-03

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26.5.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 133/23


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 172/2004

of 3 December 2004

amending Annex XX (Environment) 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 XX to the Agreement was amended by Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 135/2004 of 24 September 2004 (1).

(2)

Commission Decision 2004/224/EC of 20 February 2004 laying down arrangements for the submission of information on plans or programmes required under Council Directive 96/62/EC in relation to limit values for certain pollutants in ambient air (2) is to be incorporated into the Agreement,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

The following point shall be inserted after point 21ah (Commission Decision 2004/279/EC) of Annex XX to the Agreement:

‘21ai.

32004 D 0224: Commission Decision 2004/224/EC of 20 February 2004 laying down arrangements for the submission of information on plans or programmes required under Council Directive 96/62/EC in relation to limit values for certain pollutants in ambient air (OJ L 68, 6.3.2004, p. 27).

The provisions of the Decision shall, for the purposes of the present Agreement, be read with the following adaptation:

The following codes “, Iceland: IS, Liechtenstein: LI, Norway: NO” shall be added after the code “United Kingdom: UK” in the notes to Form 1 in the Annex to the Decision.’

Article 2

The texts of Decision 2004/224/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 4 December 2004, provided that all the notifications under Article 103(1) of the Agreement have been made to the EEA Joint Committee (3).

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 64, 10.3.2005, p. 76.

(2)  OJ L 68, 6.3.2004, p. 27.

(3)  No constitutional requirements indicated.