Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 118/2004 of 24 September 2004 amending Annex I (Veterinary and phytosanitary matters) to the EEA Agreement


Published: 2004-09-24

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10.3.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 64/7


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 118/2004

of 24 September 2004

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 95/2004 of 9 July 2004 (1).

(2)

Council Directive 2003/85/EC of 29 September 2003 on Community measures for the control of foot-and-mouth disease repealing Directive 85/511/EEC and Decisions 89/531/EEC and 91/665/EEC and amending Directive 92/46/EEC (2) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(3)

This Directive is not to apply to Iceland and Liechtenstein,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

Chapter I of Annex I to the Agreement shall be amended as follows:

1.

the following point shall be inserted after point 1 (Council Directive 85/511/EEC) in part 3.1:

‘1a.

32003 L 0085: Council Directive 2003/85/EC of 29 September 2003 on Community measures for the control of foot-and-mouth disease repealing Directive 85/511/EEC and Decisions 89/531/EEC and 91/665/EEC and amending Directive 92/46/EEC (OJ L 306, 22.11.2003, p. 1).

The provisions of the Directive shall, for the purpose of the present Agreement, be read with the following adaptations:

in Annex XI part A the word “Norway” shall be added to the list of Member States using the services of the Danish Veterinary Institute, Department of Virology, Lindholm in Denmark.’;

2.

point 1 (Council Directive 85/511/EEC) in part 3.1. and points 3 (Council Decision 89/531/EEC) and 6 (Council Decision 91/665/EEC) in part 3.2. shall be deleted;

3.

the following indent shall be added in points 4 (Council Directive 92/46/EEC) in part 5.1, 11 (Council Directive 92/46/EEC) in part 6.1. and 13 (Council Directive 92/46/EEC) in part 8.1:

‘—

32003 L 0085: Council Directive 2003/85/EC of 29 September 2003 (OJ L 306, 22.11.2003, p. 1).’

Article 2

The text of Directive 2003/85/EC in the Norwegian language, 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 25 September 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, 24 September 2004.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Kjartan JÓHANNSSON


(1)  OJ L 376, 23.12.2004, p. 14.

(2)  OJ L 306, 22.11.2003, p. 1.

(3)  No constitutional requirements indicated.