4.3.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 75/8


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE No 177/2018

of 21 September 2018

amending Annex II (Technical regulations, standards, testing and certification) to the EEA Agreement [2021/291]

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) 2018/831 of 5 June 2018 amending Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food (1) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(2)

This Decision concerns legislation regarding foodstuffs. Legislation regarding foodstuffs 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 introduction to Chapter XII of Annex II to the EEA Agreement. This Decision is therefore not to apply to Liechtenstein.

(3)

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

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The following indent is added in point 55 (Commission Regulation (EU) No 10/2011) of Chapter XII of Annex II to the EEA Agreement:

‘—

32018 R 0831: Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/831 of 5 June 2018 (OJ L 140, 6.6.2018, p. 35).’.

Article 2

The text of Regulation (EU) 2018/831 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 22 September 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, 21 September 2018.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Oda Helen SLETNES


(1)  OJ L 140, 6.6.2018, p. 35.

(*1)  No constitutional requirements indicated.