15.10.2020   

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Official Journal of the European Union

L 340/20


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 89/2018

of 27 April 2018

amending Annex II (Technical regulations, standards, testing and certification) to the EEA Agreement [2020/1449]

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 Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2057 of 10 November 2017 concerning the non-approval of Achillea millefolium L. as a basic substance in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market (1) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(2)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2065 of 13 November 2017 confirming the conditions of approval of the active substance 8-hydroxyquinoline, as set out in Implementing Regulation (EU) No 540/2011 and modifying Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/408 as regards the inclusion of the active substance 8-hydroxyquinoline in the list of candidates for substitution (2) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(3)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2066 of 13 November 2017 concerning the approval of mustard seeds powder as a basic substance in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market, and amending the Annex to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 540/2011 (3) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(4)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2067 of 13 November 2017 concerning the non-approval of paprika extract (capsanthin, capsorubin E 160 c) as a basic substance in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market (4) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(5)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2068 of 13 November 2017 concerning the non-approval of potassium sorbate as a basic substance in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market (5) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(6)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2069 of 13 November 2017 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 540/2011 as regards the extension of the approval periods of the active substances flonicamid (IKI-220), metalaxyl, penoxsulam and proquinazid (6) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(7)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2090 of 14 November 2017 concerning the approval of beer as a basic substance in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market, and amending the Annex to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 540/2011 (7) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(8)

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 13a (Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 540/2011):

‘—

32017 R 2066: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2066 of 13 November 2017 (OJ L 295, 14.11.2017, p. 43),

32017 R 2069: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2069 of 13 November 2017 (OJ L 295, 14.11.2017, p. 51),

32017 R 2090: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2090 of 14 November 2017 (OJ L 297, 15.11.2017, p. 22).’;

(2)

the following is added in point 13zzzzt (Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/408):

‘, as amended by:

32017 R 2065: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2065 of 13 November 2017 (OJ L 295, 14.11.2017, p. 40).’;

(3)

the following points are inserted after point 13zzzzzzzzd (Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1531):

‘13zzzzzzzze.

32017 R 2057: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2057 of 10 November 2017 concerning the non-approval of Achillea millefolium L. as a basic substance in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market (OJ L 294, 11.11.2017, p. 27).

13zzzzzzzzf.

32017 R 2065: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2065 of 13 November 2017 confirming the conditions of approval of the active substance 8-hydroxyquinoline, as set out in Implementing Regulation (EU) No 540/2011 and modifying Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/408 as regards the inclusion of the active substance 8-hydroxyquinoline in the list of candidates for substitution (OJ L 295, 14.11.2017, p. 40).

13zzzzzzzzg.

32017 R 2066: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2066 of 13 November 2017 concerning the approval of mustard seeds powder as a basic substance in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market, and amending the Annex to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 540/2011 (OJ L 295, 14.11.2017, p. 43).

13zzzzzzzzh.

32017 R 2067: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2067 of 13 November 2017 concerning the non-approval of paprika extract (capsanthin, capsorubin E 160 c) as a basic substance in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market (OJ L 295, 14.11.2017, p. 47).

13zzzzzzzzi.

32017 R 2068: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2068 of 13 November 2017 concerning the non-approval of potassium sorbate as a basic substance in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market (OJ L 295, 14.11.2017, p. 49).

13zzzzzzzzj.

32017 R 2090: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2090 of 14 November 2017 concerning the approval of beer as a basic substance in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market, and amending the Annex to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 540/2011 (OJ L 297, 15.11.2017, p. 22).’.

Article 2

The texts of Implementing Regulations (EU) 2017/2057, (EU) 2017/2065, (EU) 2017/2066, (EU) 2017/2067, (EU) 2017/2068, (EU) 2017/2069 and (EU) 2017/2090 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 28 April 2018, 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, 27 April 2018.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Claude MAERTEN


(1)  OJ L 294, 11.11.2017, p. 27.

(2)  OJ L 295, 14.11.2017, p. 40.

(3)  OJ L 295, 14.11.2017, p. 43.

(4)  OJ L 295, 14.11.2017, p. 47.

(5)  OJ L 295, 14.11.2017, p. 49.

(6)  OJ L 295, 14.11.2017, p. 51.

(7)  OJ L 297, 15.11.2017, p. 22.

(*1)  No constitutional requirements indicated.