27.6.2019   

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Official Journal of the European Union

L 174/34


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 172/2017

of 22 September 2017

amending Annex II (Technical regulations, standards, testing and certification) to the EEA Agreement [2019/1060]

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) 2017/776 of 4 May 2017 amending, for the purposes of its adaptation to technical and scientific progress, Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (1) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(2)

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

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The following indent is added in point 12zze (Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council) of Chapter XV of Annex II to the EEA Agreement:

‘—

32017 R 0776: Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/776 of 4 May 2017 (OJ L 116, 5.5.2017, p. 1).’

Article 2

The text of Regulation (EU) 2017/776 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 116, 5.5.2017, p. 1.

(*1)  No constitutional requirements indicated.