2004/73/: Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 73/2004 of 8 June 2004 amending Annex IX (Financial services) to the EEA Agreement


Published: 2004-06-08

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25.11.2004   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 349/30

DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 73/2004
of 8 June 2004
amending Annex IX (Financial services) 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 IX 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 Luxembourg (1).

(2)

Directive 2003/71/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 November 2003 on the prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading and amending Directive 2001/34/EC (2) is to be incorporated into the Agreement,
HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:
Article 1
Annex IX to the Agreement is amended as follows:

1.

The following is added in point 24 (Directive 2001/34/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council):
‘, as amended by:



32003 L 0071: Directive 2003/71/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 November 2003 (OJ L 345, 31.12.2003, p. 64).’

2.

The following point are inserted after point 29a (Directive 2003/6/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council):
‘29b.


32003 L 0071: Directive 2003/71/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 November 2003 on the prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading and amending Directive 2001/34/EC (OJ L 345, 31.12.2003, p. 64).’
Article 2
The texts of Directive 2003/71/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 June 2004, provided that all the notifications pursuant to 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, 8 June 2004.


For the EEA Joint Committee


The President

S. GILLESPIE




(1)  OJ L 130, 29.4.2004, p. 3.

(2)  OJ L 345, 31.12.2003, p. 64.

(3)  Constitutional requirements indicated.