30.10.2014   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 310/10


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 68/2014

of 16 May 2014

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 (‘the EEA Agreement’), and in particular Article 98 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Commission Decision 2013/302/EU of 19 June 2013 amending Annex II to Decision 2009/861/EC on transitional measures under Regulation (EC) No 853/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the processing of non-compliant raw milk in certain milk processing establishments in Bulgaria (1) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(2)

This Decision concerns legislation regarding veterinary matters. Legislation regarding veterinary 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.

(3)

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

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The following indent is added in the second indent (Commission Decision 2009/861/EC) under the heading ‘The transitional arrangements set out in the following acts shall apply:’ in point 17 (Regulation (EC) No 853/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council) in Part 6.1 of Chapter I of Annex I:

‘—

32013 D 0302: Commission Decision 2013/302/EU of 19 June 2013 (OJ L 169, 21.6.2013, p. 73).’

Article 2

The text of Decision 2013/302/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 17 May 2014, provided that all the notifications under Article 103(1) of the EEA Agreement have been made (2).

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, 16 May 2014.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Gianluca GRIPPA


(1)  OJ L 169, 21.6.2013, p. 73.

(2)  No constitutional requirements indicated.