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Document 22018D1163

Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 225/2016 of 2 December 2016 amending Annex I (Veterinary and phytosanitary matters) to the EEA Agreement [2018/1163]

OJ L 215, 23.8.2018, p. 15–16 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

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ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2018/1163/oj

23.8.2018   

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Official Journal of the European Union

L 215/15


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 225/2016

of 2 December 2016

amending Annex I (Veterinary and phytosanitary matters) to the EEA Agreement [2018/1163]

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 Directive (EU) 2016/317 of 3 March 2016 amending Council Directives 66/401/EEC, 66/402/EEC, 2002/54/EC, 2002/55/EC, 2002/56/EC and 2002/57/EC as regards the official label of seed packages (1) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(2)

Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/320 of 3 March 2016 amending Decision 2004/842/EC concerning implementing rules whereby Member States may authorise the placing on the market of seed belonging to varieties for which an application for entry in the national catalogues of varieties of agricultural plant species or vegetable species has been submitted (2) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(3)

This Decision concerns legislation regarding phytosanitary matters. Legislation regarding phytosanitary 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 III of Annex I to the EEA Agreement shall be amended as follows:

(1)

The following indent is added in points 2 (Council Directive 66/401/EEC), 3 (Council Directive 66/402/EEC), 11 (Council Directive 2002/54/EC), 12 (Council Directive 2002/55/EC) and 13 (Council Directive 2002/57/EC):

‘—

32016 L 0317: Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2016/317 of 3 March 2016 (OJ L 60, 5.3.2016, p. 72).’;

(2)

the following is added in point 36 (Commission Decision 2004/842/EC):

‘, as amended by:

32016 D 0320: Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/320 of 3 March 2016 (OJ L 60, 5.3.2016, p. 88).’

Article 2

The texts of Implementing Directive (EU) 2016/317 and Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/320 in the Icelandic and Norwegian languages, 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 3 December 2016, provided that all the notifications under Article 103(1) of the EEA Agreement have been made (*1).

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, 2 December 2016.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Bergdís ELLERTSDÓTTIR


(1)  OJ L 60, 5.3.2016, p. 72.

(2)  OJ L 60, 5.3.2016, p. 88.

(*1)  No constitutional requirements indicated.


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