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Document 31997D0544

97/544/EC: Commission Decision of 9 July 1997 on a common technical regulation for terminal equipment to be connected to public circuit switched data networks and ONP leased circuits using a CCITT Recommendation X.21 type interface (Text with EEA relevance)

OJ L 223, 13.8.1997, p. 18–20 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)
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31997D0544

97/544/EC: Commission Decision of 9 July 1997 on a common technical regulation for terminal equipment to be connected to public circuit switched data networks and ONP leased circuits using a CCITT Recommendation X.21 type interface (Text with EEA relevance)

Official Journal L 223 , 13/08/1997 P. 0018 - 0020


COMMISSION DECISION of 9 July 1997 on a common technical regulation for terminal equipment to be connected to public circuit switched data networks and ONP leased circuits using a CCITT Recommendation X.21 type interface (Text with EEA relevance) (97/544/EC)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Directive 91/263/EEC of 29 April 1991 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States concerning telecommunications terminal equipment, including the mutual recognition of their conformity (1), as amended by Directive 93/68/EEC (2), and in particular Article 6 (2), second indent, thereof,

Whereas the Commission has adopted the measure identifying the type of terminal equipment for which a common technical regulation is required, as well as the associated scope statement;

Whereas the corresponding harmonized standards, or parts thereof, implementing the essential requirements which are to be transformed into common technical regulations should be adopted;

Whereas the common technical regulation adopted in this Decision is in accordance with the opinion of ACTE,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

1. This Decision shall apply to data terminal equipment intended to be connected to public circuit switched data networks and ONP leased circuits using a CCITT Recommendation X.21 interface and falling within the scope of the harmonized standard identified in Article 2 (1) of this Decision.

2. This Decision establishes a common technical regulation covering the technical characteristics (electrical and mechanical interface requirements and access control protocol) to be provided by terminal equipment using a CCITT Recommendation X.21 interface, or at an interface physically, functionally and electrically compatible with CCITT Recommendation X.21 but operating at any data signalling rate up to, and including, 1 984 kbit/s.

Article 2

1. The common technical regulation shall include the harmonized standard prepared by the relevant standardization body implementing to the extent applicable the essential requirements referred to in Article 4 (d) of Directive 91/263/EEC. The reference to the standard is set out in the Annex.

2. Terminal equipment covered by this Decision shall comply with the common technical regulation referred to in paragraph 1, shall meet the essential requirements referred to in Article 4 (a) and (b) of Directive 91/263/EEC, and shall meet the requirements of any other applicable Directives, in particular Council Directives 73/23/EEC (3) and 89/336/EEC (4).

Article 3

Notified Bodies designated for carrying out the procedures referred to in Article 9 of Directive 91/263/EEC shall, as regards terminal equipment covered by Article 1 (1) of this Decision, use or ensure the use of the harmonized standard referred to in Article 2 (1) within one year after the notification of this Decision at the latest.

Article 4

This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 9 July 1997.

For the Commission

Martin BANGEMANN

Member of the Commission

(1) OJ No L 128, 23. 5. 1991, p. 1.

(2) OJ No L 220, 31. 8. 1993, p. 1.

(3) OJ No L 77, 26. 3. 1973, p. 29.

(4) OJ No L 139, 23. 5. 1989, p. 19.

ANNEX

Reference to the harmonized standard applicable

The harmonized standard referred to in Article 2 of the Decision is:

Attachment requirements for terminal equipment to be connected to circuit switched data networks and leased circuits using a CCITT Recommendation X.21 interface, or at an interface physically, functionally and electrically compatible with CCITT Recommendation X.21 but operating at any data signalling rate up to, and including, 1 984 kbit/s

ETSI

European Telecommunications Standards Institute

ETSI Secretariat

TBR 1 - October 1995

(excluding the foreword)

Additional information

The European Telecommunications Standards Institute is recognized according to Council Directive 83/189/EEC (1).

The harmonized standard referred to above has been produced according to a Mandate issued in accordance with relevant procedures of Council Directive 83/189/EEC.

The full text of the harmonized standard referenced above can be obtained from:

European Telecommunications Standards Institute,

650 Route des Lucioles,

F-06921 Sophia Antipolis Cedex

European Commission,

DG XIII/A/2 - (BU 31 1/7),

Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 200,

B-1049 Brussels

(1) OJ No L 109, 26. 4. 1983, p. 8.

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