69/414/EEC: Council Decision of 13 November 1969 setting up a Standing Committee for Foodstuffs
OJ L 291, 19.11.1969, p. 9–10 (DE, FR, IT, NL)
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COUNCIL DECISION of 13 November 1969 setting up a Standing Committee for Foodstuffs (69/414/EEC)
THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,
Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community;
Having regard to the draft decision submitted by the Commission;
Whereas it is desirable that, for cases where the Council delegates powers to the Commission in respect of foodstuffs, a Committee should be set up, consisting of representatives of the Member States, for the purpose of ensuring close co-operation between the Member States and the Commission and of enabling the latter to consult experts;
Whereas it is furthermore desirable that such co-operation extend to all fields covered by Community rules on these matters ; whereas that Committee should accordingly be empowered to consider any question relating to such fields;
HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:
A Standing Committee for Foodstuffs (hereinafter called the "Committee") is hereby set up and shall consist of representatives of the Member States with a representative of the Commission as Chairman.
The Committee shall, in the cases and under the conditions provided for therein, carry out the duties devolving upon it under the instruments relating to foodstuffs adopted by the Council.
It may, moreover, consider any other question arising under such instruments and referred to it by its Chairman either on his own initiative or at the request of a Member State.
The Committee shall adopt its own rules of procedure.
Done at Brussels, 13 November 1969.
For the Council
L. DE BLOCK