Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 122/2004 of 24 September 2004 amending Annex II (Technical regulations, standards, testing and certification) to the EEA Agreement


Published: 2004-09-24

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10.3.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 64/18


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 122/2004

of 24 September 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 the Agreement on the participation of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic in the European Economic Area signed on 14 October 2003 in Luxemburg (1).

(2)

Directive 2003/97/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 10 November 2003 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the type-approval of devices for indirect vision and of vehicles equipped with these devices, amending Directive 70/156/EEC and repealing Directive 71/127/EEC (2) is to be incorporated into the Agreement,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

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

1.

the following indent shall be added in point 1 (Council Directive 70/156/EEC):

‘—

32003 L 0097: Directive 2003/97/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 10 November 2003 (OJ L 25, 29.1.2004, p. 1).’;

2.

the following point shall be inserted after point 45zb (Directive 2002/51/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council):

‘45zc.

32003 L 0097: Directive 2003/97/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 10 November 2003 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the type-approval of devices for indirect vision and of vehicles equipped with these devices, amending Directive 70/156/EEC and repealing Directive 71/127/EEC (OJ L 25, 29.1.2004, p. 1).

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

In Annex I, the following shall be added to point 1.1.1. of Appendix 5:

“IS for Iceland, FL for Liechtenstein and 16 for Norway”’;

3.

point 9 (Council Directive 71/127/EEC) shall be deleted with effect from 24 January 2010.

Article 2

The text of Directive 2003/97/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 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 130, 29.4.2004, p. 3.

(2)  OJ L 25, 29.1.2004, p. 1.

(3)  No constitutional requirements indicated.