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Document 22009D0092

Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 92/2009 of 3 July 2009 amending Protocol 31 to the EEA Agreement, on cooperation in specific fields outside the four freedoms

OJ L 277, 22.10.2009, p. 47–48 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)
Special edition in Croatian: Chapter 11 Volume 111 P. 250 - 251

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2009/92(2)/oj

22.10.2009   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 277/47


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 92/2009

of 3 July 2009

amending Protocol 31 to the EEA Agreement, on cooperation in specific fields outside the four freedoms

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 Articles 86 and 98 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Protocol 31 to the Agreement was amended by Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 131/2007 of 28 September 2007 (1).

(2)

It is appropriate to extend the cooperation of the Contracting Parties to the Agreement to include Decision No 1098/2008/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 October 2008 on the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion (2010) (2).

(3)

Protocol 31 to the Agreement should therefore be amended in order to allow for this extended cooperation to take place from 1 January 2009,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

Article 5 of Protocol 31 to the Agreement shall be amended as follows:

1.

paragraph 5 shall be replaced by the following:

‘5.   The EFTA States shall participate in the Community programmes and actions referred to in the first two indents of paragraph 8 as from 1 January 1996, in the programme referred to in the third indent as from 1 January 2000, in the programme referred to in the fourth indent as from 1 January 2001, in the programmes referred to in the fifth and sixth indents as from 1 January 2002, in the programmes referred to in the seventh and eighth indents as from 1 January 2004, in the programmes referred to in the ninth, 10th and 11th indents as from 1 January 2007 and in the programme referred to in the 12th indent as from 1 January 2009.’;

2.

the following indent shall be added in paragraph 8:

‘—

32008 D 1098: Decision No 1098/2008/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 October 2008 on the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion (2010) (OJ L 298, 7.11.2008, p. 20).’

Article 2

This Decision shall enter into force on the day following the last notification to the EEA Joint Committee under Article 103(1) of the Agreement (3).

It shall apply from 1 January 2009.

Article 3

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, 3 July 2009.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Oda Helen SLETNES


(1)  OJ L 47, 21.2.2008, p. 67.

(2)  OJ L 298, 7.11.2008, p. 20.

(3)  No constitutional requirements indicated.


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