27.6.2019   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 174/29


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 168/2017

of 22 September 2017

amending Annex II (Technical regulations, standards, testing and certification) to the EEA Agreement [2019/1056]

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 Delegated Directive (EU) 2017/1009 of 13 March 2017 amending, for the purposes of adapting to technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for cadmium and lead in filter glasses and glasses used for reflectance standards (1) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(2)

Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2017/1010 of 13 March 2017 amending, for the purposes of adapting to technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for lead in bearing shells and bushes for certain refrigerant-containing compressors (2) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(3)

Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2017/1011 of 15 March 2017 amending, for the purposes of adapting to technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for lead in white glasses used for optical applications (3) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(4)

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

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The following indents are added in point 12q (Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council) of Chapter XV of Annex II to the EEA Agreement:

‘—

32017 L 1009: Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2017/1009 of 13 March 2017 (OJ L 153, 16.6.2017, p. 21),

32017 L 1010: Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2017/1010 of 13 March 2017 (OJ L 153, 16.6.2017, p. 23),

32017 L 1011: Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2017/1011 of 15 March 2017 (OJ L 153, 16.6.2017, p. 25).’

Article 2

The texts of Delegated Directives (EU) 2017/1009, (EU) 2017/1010 and (EU) 2017/1011 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 23 September 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, 22 September 2017.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Sabine MONAUNI


(1)  OJ L 153, 16.6.2017, p. 21.

(2)  OJ L 153, 16.6.2017, p. 23.

(3)  OJ L 153, 16.6.2017, p. 25.

(*1)  No constitutional requirements indicated.