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Document 22021D1492

Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 225/2018 of 5 December 2018 amending Annex I (Veterinary and phytosanitary matters) to the EEA Agreement [2021/1492]

C/2018/8317

OJ L 337, 23.9.2021, p. 7–9 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

Date of entry into force unknown (pending notification) or not yet in force., Date of effect: 01/01/1001

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2021/1492/oj

23.9.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 337/7


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE No 225/2018

of 5 December 2018

amending Annex I (Veterinary and phytosanitary matters) to the EEA Agreement [2021/1492]

THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE,

Having regard to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (“the EEA Agreement”), and in particular Article 98 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/2174 of 20 November 2017 amending Annex E to Council Directive 92/65/EEC as regards the health certificate for trade in bees and bumble bees (1) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(2)

This Decision concerns legislation regarding live animals other than fish and aquaculture animals. Legislation concerning these matters shall not apply to Iceland, as specified in paragraph 2 of the Introductory Part of Chapter I of Annex I to the EEA Agreement. This Decision is therefore not to apply to Iceland.

(3)

This Decision concerns legislation regarding veterinary matters. Legislation regarding veterinary matters shall not apply to Liechtenstein as long as the application of the Agreement between the European Community and the Swiss Confederation on trade in agricultural products is extended to Liechtenstein, as specified in the sectoral adaptations to Annex I to the EEA Agreement. This Decision is therefore not to apply to Liechtenstein.

(4)

Annex I to the EEA Agreement should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

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

1.

The following indent is added in point 9 (Council Directive 92/65/EEC) in Part 4.1:

‘-

32017 D 2174: Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/2174 of 20 November 2017 (OJ L 306, 22.11.2017, p. 28).’

2.

The following is added to the adaptation text in point 9 (Council Directive 92/65/EEC) in Part 4.1:

‘(d)

in Annex E, Part 2, entry II.1(b), second indent, the words "or Norway" shall be added after the words “the Union”.’

3.

The text of point 15 (Council Directive 92/65/EEC) in Part 8.1 is replaced by the following:

‘15.

392 L 0065: Council Directive 92/65/EEC of 13 July 1992 laying down animal health requirements governing trade in and imports into the Community of animals, semen, ova and embryos not subject to animal health requirements laid down in specific Community rules referred to in Annex A (I) to Directive 90/425/EEC (OJ L 268, 14.9.1992, p. 54), as amended by:

1 94 N: Act concerning the conditions of accession and adjustments to the Treaties – Accession of the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden (OJ C 241, 29.8.1994, p. 21, as adjusted by OJ L 1, 1.1.1995, p. 15),

395 D 0176: Commission Decision 95/176/EC of 6 April 1995 (OJ L 117, 24.5.1995, p. 23),

32001 D 0298: Commission Decision 2001/298/EC of 30 March 2001 (OJ L 102, 12.4.2001, p. 63),

32002 R 1282: Commission Regulation (EC) No 1282/2002 of 15 July 2002 (OJ L 187, 16.7.2002, p. 3),

32002 R 1802: Commission Regulation (EC) No 1802/2002 of 10 October 2002 (OJ L 274, 11.10.2002, p. 21),

1 03 T: Act concerning the conditions of accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic and the adjustments to the Treaties on which the European Union is founded adopted on 16 April 2003 (OJ L 236, 23.9.2003, p. 33),

32003 R 1398: Commission Regulation (EC) No 1398/2003 of 5 August 2003 (OJ L 198, 6.8.2003, p. 3),

32004 L 0068: Council Directive 2004/68/EC of 26 April 2004 (OJ L 139, 30.4.2004, p. 321), as corrected by OJ L 226, 25.6.2004, p. 128,

32003 R 0998: Regulation (EC) No 998/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 May 2003 (OJ L 146, 13.6.2003, p. 1),

32007 D 0265: Commission Decision 2007/265/EC of 26 April 2007 (OJ L 114, 1.5.2007, p. 17),

32008 L 0073: Council Directive 2008/73/EC of 15 July 2008 (OJ L 219, 14.8.2008, p. 40), as amended by:

32009 D 0436: Council Decision 2009/436/EC of 5 May 2009 (OJ L 145, 10.6.2009, p. 43),

32010 R 0176: Commission Regulation (EU) No 176/2010 of 2 March 2010 (OJ L 52, 3.3.2010, p. 14),

32010 D 0270: Commission Decision 2010/270/EU of 6 May 2010 (OJ L 118, 12.5.2010, p. 56),

32010 D 0684: Commission Decision 2010/684/EU of 10 November 2010 (OJ L 293, 11.11.2010, p. 62),

32012 D 0112: Commission Implementing Decision 2012/112/EU of 17 February 2012 (OJ L 50, 23.2.2012, p. 51),

32014 R 0846: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 846/2014 of 4 August 2014 (OJ L 232, 5.8.2014, p. 5),

32013 L 0031: Directive 2013/31/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 June 2013 (OJ L 178, 28.6.2013, p. 107),

32013 D 0518: Commission Implementing Decision 2013/518/EU of 21 October 2013 (OJ L 281, 23.10.2013, p. 14),

32017 D 2174: Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/2174 of 20 November 2017 (OJ L 306, 22.11.2017, p. 28).

This act shall not apply to Iceland.

The provisions of this Directive shall, for the purposes of the Agreement, be read with the following adaptations:

(a)

in Article 10(3), first paragraph, the word “Norway” shall be added after the word “Sweden”;

(b)

in Article 10a, the following subparagraph is added:

“Norway may apply the same provisions as those applicable to Member States in an equivalent situation.”;

(c)

in Article 13(2), the following point is added:

“f.

Norway shall have a period until 31 December 1998 to implement the measures laid down regarding bodies, institutes and centres.”;

(d)

in Annex E, Part 2, entry II.1(b), second indent, the words “or Norway” shall be added after the words “the Union”.’

Article 2

The text of Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/2174 in the Norwegian language, 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 6 December 2018, provided that all the notifications under Article 103(1) of the EEA Agreement have been made (*).

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, 5 December 2018.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Oda Helen SLETNES

The Secretaries

To the EEA Joint Committee

Hege M. HOFF

Mikołaj KARŁOWSKI


(1)  OJ L 306, 22.11.2017, p. 28.

(*)  No constitutional requirements indicated.


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