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Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 139/2003 of 7 November 2003 amending Annex I (Veterinary and phytosanitary matters) to the EEA Agreement

Official Journal L 041 , 12/02/2004 P. 0007 - 0008


Decision of the EEA Joint Committee

No 139/2003

of 7 November 2003

amending Annex I (Veterinary and phytosanitary matters) to the EEA Agreement

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 Article 98 thereof,

Whereas:

(1) Annex I to the Agreement was amended by Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 102/2003 of 26 September 2003(1).

(2) Commission Decision 2003/83/EC of 5 February 2003 amending Council Directive 95/70/EC introducing minimum Community measures for the control of certain diseases affecting bivalve molluscs(2) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(3) Commission Decision 2003/114/EC of 19 February 2003 amending for the third time Decision 2002/308/EC establishing the lists of approved zones and approved farms with regard to one or more of the fish diseases viral haemorrhagic septicaemia (VHS) and infectious haematopoietic necrosis (IHN)(3) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(4) Commission Decision 2003/236/EC of 3 April 2003 amending Decision 92/486/EEC establishing the form of cooperation between the Animo host centre and the Member States(4) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(5) This Decision is not to apply to Liechtenstein,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

Chapter I of Annex I to the Agreement is amended as follows:

1. the following indent is added in point 12 (Commission Decision 92/486/EEC) in part 1.2:

"- 32003 D 0236: Commission Decision 2003/236/EC of 3 April 2003 (OJ L 87, 4.4.2003, p. 12).";

2. the following indent is added in point 8 (Council Directive 95/70/EC) in part 3.1:

"- 32003 D 0083: Commission Decision 2003/83/EC of 5 February 2003 (OJ L 32, 7.2.2003, p. 13).";

3. the following indent is added in point 66 (Commission Decision 2002/308/EC) in part 4.2:

"- 32003 D 0114: Commission Decision 2003/114/EC of 19 February 2003 (OJ L 46, 20.2.2003, p. 29)."

Article 2

The texts of Decisions 2003/83/EC, 2003/114/EC and 2003/236/EC 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 8 November 2003, provided that all the notifications under Article 103(1) of the Agreement have been made to the EEA Joint Committee(5).

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, 7 November 2003.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

HSH Prinz Nikolaus von Liechtenstein

(1) OJ L 331, 18.12.2003, p. 8.

(2) OJ L 32, 7.2.2003, p. 13.

(3) OJ L 46, 20.2.2003, p. 29.

(4) OJ L 87, 4.4.2003, p. 12.

(5) No constitutional requirements indicated.