of 22 September 2003
appointing an alternate member of the Committee of the Regions
THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,
Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular Article 263 thereof,
Having regard to the proposal from the German Government,
(1) On 22 January 2002 the Council adopted a Decision appointing the members and alternate members of the Committee of the Regions(1).
(2) The seat of an alternate member of the Committee of the Regions has become vacant following the resignation of Mr Hans KAISER, of which the Council was notified on 8 July 2003,
HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:
Mr Dieter ALTHAUS, First Minister of the Free State of Thuringia, is hereby appointed an alternate member of the Committee of the Regions in place of Mr Hans KAISER for the remainder of his term of office, which ends on 25 January 2006.
Done at Brussels, 22 September 2003.
For the Council
(1) OJ L 24, 26.1.2002, p. 38.