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Document 22018D1754

Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 20/2017 of 3 February 2017 amending Annex II (Technical regulations, standards, testing and certification) to the EEA Agreement [2018/1754]

OJ L 297, 22.11.2018, p. 25–25 (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/2018/1754/oj

22.11.2018   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 297/25


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 20/2017

of 3 February 2017

amending Annex II (Technical regulations, standards, testing and certification) to the EEA Agreement [2018/1754]

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 Regulation (EU) 2016/1814 of 13 October 2016 amending the Annex to Regulation (EU) No 231/2012 laying down specifications for food additives listed in Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards specifications for steviol glycosides (E 960) (1) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(2)

This Decision concerns legislation regarding foodstuffs. Legislation regarding foodstuffs 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 introduction to Chapter XII of Annex II to the EEA Agreement. This Decision is therefore not to apply to Liechtenstein.

(3)

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

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The following indent is added in point 69 (Commission Regulation (EU) No 231/2012) of Chapter XII of Annex II to the EEA Agreement:

‘—

32016 R 1814: Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1814 of 13 October 2016 (OJ L 278, 14.10.2016, p. 37).’

Article 2

The text of Regulation (EU) 2016/1814 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 4 February 2017, 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, 3 February 2017.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Claude MAERTEN


(1)  OJ L 278, 14.10.2016, p. 37.

(*1)  No constitutional requirements indicated.


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