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Document 32018D1109(02)

Commission Decision of 5 November 2018 to replace a member of the REFIT Platform Stakeholder group

C/2018/6859

OJ C 403, 9.11.2018, p. 8–9 (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: 29/11/2018

9.11.2018   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 403/8


COMMISSION DECISION

of 5 November 2018

to replace a member of the REFIT Platform Stakeholder group

(2018/C 403/05)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Commission Decision C(2015)3261 final of 19 May 2015 establishing the REFIT Platform, and in particular Article 4 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Commission Decision C(2015) 3261 final establishing the REFIT Platform (hereinafter ‘the Platform’) provides in Article 4 that the Platform will comprise a ‘Government group’ and a ‘Stakeholder group’ and that the members of the Stakeholder group shall consist of up to 20 experts, two of them representing the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions and the rest from business, including from SMEs, and from social partners and civil society organisations having direct experience in the application of Union legislation. The experts in the Stakeholder group shall be appointed in their personal capacity or to represent a common interest shared by a number of stakeholders.

(2)

The Decision provides in Article 4.4 that the Commission, on a proposal from the First Vice-President of the Commission, shall appoint members of the stakeholder group selected from applicants having direct experience in the application of Union legislation, who have responded to the call for applications. The appointments shall ensure, to the extent possible, a balanced representation of the various sectors, interests and regions of the Union and gender. Article 4.5 of the Decision provides that Members shall be appointed until 31 October 2019. Pursuant to Article 4.6 of the Decision, Members who resign may be replaced for the reminder of their term of office.

(3)

Commission Decision C(2015) 9063 final of 16 December 2015 appointing the Members of the Stakeholder group of the REFIT Platform (1) provides that, should any Member of the Stakeholder group cease to be a Member during the term of office of the Platform, the First Vice-President may nominate a replacement from the initial list of candidates who responded to the call for expressions of interest to become Member of the Stakeholder group.

(4)

Mr Michael Van Straalen resigned as member of the Stakeholder group as of 28 May 2018.

(5)

Dr Frantisek Doktor is on the initial list of candidates who responded to the call for expressions of interest to become member of the Stakeholder group,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Sole article

Dr Frantisek Doktor is appointed Member of the Stakeholder group of the REFIT Platform until 31 October 2019, in replacement of Mr Van Straalen.

Done at Brussels, 5 November 2018.

For the Commission

Frans TIMMERMANS

Vice-President


(1)  https://ec.europa.eu/info/sites/info/files/commission-decision-appointment-of-members-stakeholder-group-refit-platform_dec2015_en.pdf


ANNEX

Name

Nationality

Representing a common interest shared by stakeholders in a particular policy area

Current employer

Dr Frantisek Doktor

Slovak

YES

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