31.10.2013   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 291/22


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 66/2013

of 3 May 2013

amending Annex II (Technical regulations, standards, testing and certification) to the EEA Agreement

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 Directive 2012/14/EU of 8 May 2012 amending Directive 98/8/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council to include methyl nonyl ketone as an active substance in Annex I thereto (1) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(2)

Commission Directive 2012/15/EU of 8 May 2012 amending Directive 98/8/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council to include margosa extract as an active substance in Annex I thereto (2) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(3)

Commission Directive 2012/16/EU of 10 May 2012 amending Directive 98/8/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council to include hydrochloric acid as an active substance in Annex I thereto (3) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(4)

Commission Directive 2012/20/EU of 6 July 2012 amending Directive 98/8/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council to include flufenoxuron as an active substance for product-type 8 in Annex I thereto (4) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(5)

Commission Directive 2012/22/EU of 22 August 2012 amending Directive 98/8/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council to include DDACarbonate as an active substance in Annex I thereto (5) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(6)

Commission Decision 2012/254/EU of 10 May 2012 concerning the non-inclusion of dichlorvos for product type 18 in Annex I, IA or IB to Directive 98/8/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of biocidal products on the market (6) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(7)

Commission Decision 2012/257/EU of 11 May 2012 concerning the non-inclusion of naled for product type 18 in Annex I, IA or IB to Directive 98/8/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of biocidal products on the market (7) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(8)

Commission Decision 2012/483/EU of 20 August 2012 setting a new deadline for the submission of dossiers for certain substances to be examined under the 14-year work programme referred to in Article 16(2) of Directive 98/8/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (8) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(9)

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

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

Chapter XV of Annex II to the EEA Agreement shall be amended as follows:

(1)

the following indents are added in point 12n (Directive 98/8/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council):

‘—

32012 L 0014: Commission Directive 2012/14/EU of 8 May 2012 (OJ L 123, 9.5.2012, p. 36),

32012 L 0015: Commission Directive 2012/15/EU of 8 May 2012 (OJ L 123, 9.5.2012, p. 39),

32012 L 0016: Commission Directive 2012/16/EU of 10 May 2012 (OJ L 124, 11.5.2012, p. 36),

32012 L 0020: Commission Directive 2012/20/EU of 6 July 2012 (OJ L 177, 7.7.2012, p. 25),

32012 L 0022: Commission Directive 2012/22/EU of 22 August 2012 (OJ L 227, 23.8.2012, p. 7).’;

(2)

the following points are inserted after point 12zzi (Commission Regulation (EU) No 493/2012):

‘12zzj.

32012 D 0254: Commission Decision 2012/254/EU of 10 May 2012 concerning the non-inclusion of dichlorvos for product type 18 in Annex I, IA or IB to Directive 98/8/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of biocidal products on the market (OJ L 125, 12.5.2012, p. 53).

12zzk.

32012 D 0257: Commission Decision 2012/257/EU of 11 May 2012 concerning the non-inclusion of naled for product type 18 in Annex I, IA or IB to Directive 98/8/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of biocidal products on the market (OJ L 126, 15.5.2012, p. 12).

12zzl.

32012 D 0483: Commission Decision 2012/483/EU of 20 August 2012 setting a new deadline for the submission of dossiers for certain substances to be examined under the 14-year work programme referred to in Article 16(2) of Directive 98/8/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ L 226, 22.8.2012, p. 6).’

Article 2

The texts of Directives 2012/14/EU, 2012/15/EU, 2012/16/EU, 2012/20/EU and 2012/22/EU and Decisions 2012/254/EU, 2012/257/EU and 2012/483/EU 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 May 2013, provided that all the notifications under Article 103(1) of the EEA Agreement have been made (9).

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 May 2013.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Gianluca GRIPPA


(1)  OJ L 123, 9.5.2012, p. 36.

(2)  OJ L 123, 9.5.2012, p. 39.

(3)  OJ L 124, 11.5.2012, p. 36.

(4)  OJ L 177, 7.7.2012, p. 25.

(5)  OJ L 227, 23.8.2012, p. 7.

(6)  OJ L 125, 12.5.2012, p. 53.

(7)  OJ L 126, 15.5.2012, p. 12.

(8)  OJ L 226, 22.8.2012, p. 6.

(9)  No constitutional requirements indicated.