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Legislation

Volume 49
20 December 2006


Contents

 

I   Acts whose publication is obligatory

page

 

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Council Regulation (EC) No 1791/2006 of 20 November 2006 adapting certain Regulations and Decisions in the fields of free movement of goods, freedom of movement of persons, company law, competition policy, agriculture (including veterinary and phytosanitary legislation), transport policy, taxation, statistics, energy, environment, cooperation in the fields of justice and home affairs, customs union, external relations, common foreign and security policy and institutions, by reason of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania

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Council Directive 2006/96/EC of 20 November 2006 adapting certain Directives in the field of free movement of goods, by reason of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania

81

 

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Council Directive 2006/97/EC of 20 November 2006 adapting certain Directives in the field of free movement of goods, by reason of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania

107

 

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Council Directive 2006/98/EC of 20 November 2006 adapting certain Directives in the field of taxation, by reason of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania

129

 

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Council Directive 2006/99/EC of 20 November 2006 adapting certain Directives in the field of company law, by reason of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania

137

 

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Council Directive 2006/100/EC of 20 November 2006 adapting certain Directives in the field of freedom of movement of persons, by reason of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania

141

 

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Council Directive 2006/101/EC of 20 November 2006 adapting Directives 73/239/EEC, 74/557/EEC and 2002/83/EC in the field of freedom to provide services, by reason of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania

238

 

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Council Directive 2006/102/EC of 20 November 2006 adapting Directive 67/548/EEC on the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances, by reason of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania

241

 

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Council Directive 2006/103/EC of 20 November 2006 adapting certain Directives in the field of transport policy, by reason of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania

344

 

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Council Directive 2006/104/EC of 20 November 2006 adapting certain Directives in the field of agriculture (veterinary and phytosanitary legislation), by reason of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania

352

 

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Council Directive 2006/105/EC of 20 November 2006 adapting Directives 73/239/EEC, 74/557/EEC and 2002/83/EC in the field of environment, by reason of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania

368

 

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Council Directive 2006/106/EC of 20 November 2006 adapting Directive 94/80/EC laying down detailed arrangements for the exercise of the right to vote and to stand as a candidate in municipal elections by citizens of the Union residing in a Member State of which they are not nationals, by reason of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania

409

 

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Council Directive 2006/107/EC of 20 November 2006 adapting Directive 89/108/EEC relating to quick-frozen foodstuffs for human consumption and Directive 2000/13/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council relating to the labelling, presentation and advertising of foodstuffs, by reason of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania

411

 

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Council Directive 2006/108/EC of 20 November 2006 adapting Directives 90/377/EEC and 2001/77/EC in the field of energy, by reason of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania

414

 

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Council Directive 2006/109/EC of 20 November 2006 adapting Directive 94/45/EC on the establishment of a European Works Council or a procedure in Community-scale undertakings and Community-scale groups of undertakings for the purposes of informing and consulting employees, by reason of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania

416

 

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Council Directive 2006/110/EC of 20 November 2006 adapting Directives 95/57/EC and 2001/109/EC in the field of statistics, by reason of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania

418

 

 

Acts adopted pursuant to Title V of the Treaty on European Union

 

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2006/881/CFSPDecision of the Representatives of the Governments of the member States, meeting within the Council, of 30 November 2006 adapting Decision 96/409/CFSP on the establishment of an emergency travel document, in order to take account of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the European Union

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Acts whose titles are printed in light type are those relating to day-to-day management of agricultural matters, and are generally valid for a limited period.

The titles of all other Acts are printed in bold type and preceded by an asterisk.


I Acts whose publication is obligatory

20.12.2006   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 363/1


COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) No 1791/2006

of 20 November 2006

adapting certain Regulations and Decisions in the fields of free movement of goods, freedom of movement of persons, company law, competition policy, agriculture (including veterinary and phytosanitary legislation), transport policy, taxation, statistics, energy, environment, cooperation in the fields of justice and home affairs, customs union, external relations, common foreign and security policy and institutions, by reason of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to the Treaty of Accession of Bulgaria and Romania (1), and in particular Article 4(3) thereof,

Having regard to the Act of Accession of Bulgaria and Romania, and in particular Article 56 thereof,

Having regard to the proposal from the Commission,

Whereas:

(1)

Pursuant to Article 56 of the Act of Accession, where acts of the institutions remain valid beyond 1 January 2007, and require adaptation by reason of accession, and the necessary adaptations have not been provided for in the Act of Accession or its Annexes, the necessary acts are to be adopted by the Council, unless the original act was adopted by the Commission.

(2)

The Final Act of the Conference which drew up the Treaty of Accession indicated that the High Contracting Parties had reached political agreement on a set of adaptations to acts adopted by the institutions required by reason of accession and invited the Council and the Commission to adopt these adaptations before accession, completed and updated where necessary to take account of the evolution of the law of the Union.

(3)

The following Regulations should therefore be amended accordingly:

in the field of the free movement of goods: Regulations (EC) No 2003/2003 (2) and (EC) No 339/93 (3),

in the field of the freedom of movement of persons: Regulations (EEC) No 1408/71 (4) and (EEC) No 574/72 (5),

in the field of company law: Regulation (EC) No 2157/2001 (6),

in the field of competition policy: Regulation (EC) No 659/1999 (7),

in the field of agriculture (including veterinary legislation): Regulations: No 79/65 (8), (EEC) No 1784/77 (9), (EEC) No 2092/91 (10), (EEC) No 2137/92 (11), (EC) No 1493/1999 (12), (EC) No 1760/2000 (13), (EC) No 999/2001 (14), (EC) No 2160/2003 (15), (EC) No 21/2004 (16), (EC) No 853/2004 (17), (EC) No 854/2004 (18), (EC) No 882/2004 (19) and (EC) No 510/06 (20),

in the field of transport policy: Regulations (EEC) No 1108/70 (21), (EEC) No 3821/85 (22), (EEC) No 881/92 (23), (EEC) No 684/92 (24), (EEC) No 1192/69 (25) and (EEC) No 2408/92 (26),

in the field of taxation: Regulation (EC) No 1798/2003 (27),

in the field of statistics: Regulations (EEC) No 2782/75 (28), (EEC) No 357/79 (29), (EEC) No 837/90 (30), (EEC) No 959/93 (31), (EC) No 1172/98 (32), (EC) No 437/2003 (33) and (EC) No 1177/2003 (34),

in the field of energy: Regulation (EC) No 1407/2002 (35),

in the field of environment: Regulations (EC) No 761/2001 (36) and (EC) No 2037/2000 (37),

in the field of cooperation in the fields of justice and home affairs: Regulations (EC) No 1346/2000 (38), (EC) No 44/2001 (39), (EC) No 1683/95 (40) and (EC) No 539/2001 (41),

in the field of customs union: Regulation (EEC) No 2913/92 (42),

in the field of external relations: Regulations (EEC) No 3030/93 (43), (EC) No 517/94 (44), (EC) No 152/2002 (45), (EC) No 2368/2002 (46) and (EC) No 1236/2005 (47),

in the field of common foreign and security policy: Regulations (EC) No 2488/2000 (48), (EC) No 2580/2001 (49), (EC) No 881/2002 (50), (EC) No 1210/2003 (51), (EC) No 131/2004 (52), (EC) No 234/2004 (53), (EC) No 314/2004 (54), (EC) No 872/2004 (55), (EC) No 1763/2004 (56), (EC) No 174/2005 (57), (EC) No 560/2005 (58), (EC) No 889/2005 (59), (EC) No 1183/2005 (60), (EC) No 1184/2005 (61), (EC) No 1859/2005 (62), (EC) No 305/2006 (63), (EC) No 765/2006 (64) and(EC) No 817/2006 (65),

in the field of institutions: Regulation (EEC) 1/58 (66).

(4)

and the following Decisions should therefore be amended accordingly:

in the field of the freedom of movement of persons: Decisions of the Administrative Commission of the European Communities on Social Security for Migrant Workers No 117 of 7 July 1982 (67), No 136 of 1 July 1987 (68), No 150 of 26 June 1992 (69) and No 192 of 29 October 2003 (70),

in the field of agriculture (veterinary and phytosanitary legislation): Decisions 79/542/EEC (71), 82/735/EEC (72), 90/424/EEC (73), 2003/17/EC (74) and 2005/834/EC (75),

in the field of transport policy: Decision No 1692/96/EC (76),

in the field of energy: Decision 77/270/Euratom (77) and the Statutes of the Euratom Supply Agency (78),

in the field of environment: Decisions 97/602/EC (79) and 2002/813/EC (80),

in the field of cooperation in the fields of justice and home affairs: Decision of the Executive Committee of 28 April 1999 on the definitive version of the Common Consular Instructions (81) and Decision of the Executive Committee of 22 December 1994 on the certificate provided for in Article 75 to carry narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances (82).

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

1.   The following Regulations shall be amended as set out in the Annex:

in the field of the free movement of goods: Regulations (EC) No 2003/2003 and (EC) No 339/93,

in the field of the freedom of movement of persons: Regulations (EEC) No 1408/71 and (EEC) No 574/72,

in the field of company law: Regulation (EC) No 2157/2001,

in the field of competition: Regulation (EC) No 659/1999,

in the field of agriculture (including veterinary parts): Regulations: No 79/65, (EEC) No 1784/77, (EEC) No 2092/91, (EEC) No 2137/92, (EC) No 1493/1999, (EC) No 1760/2000, (EC) No 999/2001, (EC) No 2160/2003, (EC) No 21/2004, (EC) No 853/2004, (EC) No 854/2004, (EC) No 882/2004 and (EC) No 510/06,

in the field of transport policy: Regulations (EEC) No 1108/70, (EEC) No 3821/85, (EEC) No 881/92, (EEC) No 684/92, (EEC) No 1192/69 and (EEC) No 2408/92,

in the field of taxation: Regulation (EC) No 1798/2003,

in the field of statistics: Regulations (EEC) No 2782/75, (EEC) No 357/79, (EEC) No 837/90, (EEC) No 959/93, (EC) No 1172/98, (EC) No 437/2003 and (EC) No 1177/2003,

in the field of energy: Regulation (EC) No 1407/2002,

in the field of environment: Regulations (EC) No 761/2001 and (EC) No 2037/2000,

in the field of cooperation in the fields of justice and home affairs: Regulations (EC) No 1346/2000, (EC) No 44/2001, (EC) No 1683/95 and (EC) No 539/2001,

in the field of customs union: Regulation (EEC) No 2913/92,

in the field of external relations: Regulations (EEC) No 3030/93, (EC) No 517/94, (EC) No 152/2002, (EC) No 2368/2002 and (EC) No 1236/2005,

in the field of common foreign and security policy: Regulations (EC) No 2488/2000, (EC) No 2580/2001, (EC) No 881/2002, (EC) No 1210/2003, (EC), No 131/2004, (EC) No 234/2004, (EC) No 314/2004, (EC) No 872/2004, (EC) No 1763/2004, (EC) No 174/2005, (EC) No 560/2005, (EC) No 889/2005, (EC) No 1183/2005, (EC) No 1184/2005, (EC) No 1859/2005, (EC) No 305/2006, (EC) No 765/2006 and(EC) No 817/2006,

in the field of institutions: Regulation (EEC) 1/58.

2.   The following Decisions shall be amended as set out in the Annex:

in the field of the freedom of movement of persons: Decisions of the Administrative Commission of the European Communities on Social Security for Migrant Workers No 117 of 7 July 1982, No 136 of 1 July 1987, No 150 of 26 June 1992 and No 192 of 29 October 2003,

in the field of agriculture (veterinary and phytosanitary legislation): Decisions 79/542/EEC, 82/735/EEC, 90/424/EEC, 2003/17/EC and 2005/834/EC,

in the field of transport policy: Decision No 1692/96/EC,

in the field of energy: Decision 77/270/Euratom and the Statutes of the Euratom Supply Agency,

in the field of environment: Decisions 97/602/EC and 2002/813/EC,

in the field of cooperation in the fields of justice and home affairs: Decision of the Executive Committee of 28 April 1999 on the definitive versions of the Common Consular Instructions and Decision of the Executive Committee of 22 December 1994 on the certificate provided for in Article 75 to carry narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force subject to and on the date of the entry into force of the Treaty of Accession of Bulgaria and Romania.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 20 November 2006

For the Council

The President

J. KORKEAOJA


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ANNEX

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1.

FREE MOVEMENT OF GOODS

A.

FERTILISERS

B.

HORIZONTAL AND PROCEDURAL MEASURES

2.

FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT OF PERSONS

SOCIAL SECURITY

3.

COMPANY LAW

4.

COMPETITION POLICY

5.

AGRICULTURE

A.

AGRICULTURAL LEGISLATION

B.

VETERINARY AND PHYTOSANITARY LEGISLATION

I.

VETERINARY LEGISLATION

II.

PHYTOSANITARY LEGISLATION

6.

TRANSPORT POLICY

A.

INLAND TRANSPORT

B.

ROAD TRANSPORT

C.

TRANSPORT BY RAIL

D.

TRANS-EUROPEAN TRANSPORT NETWORK

E.

AIR TRANSPORT

7.

TAXATION

8.

STATISTICS

9.

ENERGY

10.

ENVIRONMENT

A.

NATURE PROTECTION

B.

INDUSTRIAL POLLUTION CONTROL AND RISK MANAGEMENT

C.

CHEMICALS

11.

COOPERATION IN THE FIELDS OF JUSTICE AND HOME AFFAIRS

A.

JUDICIAL COOPERATION IN CIVIL AND COMMERCIAL MATTERS

B.

VISA POLICY

C.

MISCELLANEOUS

12.

CUSTOMS UNION

TECHNICAL ADAPTATIONS TO THE CUSTOMS CODE

13.

EXTERNAL RELATIONS

14.

COMMON FOREIGN AND SECURITY POLICY

15.

INSTITUTIONS

1.   FREE MOVEMENT OF GOODS

A.   FERTILISERS

32003 R 2003: Regulation (EC) No 2003/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 October 2003 relating to fertilisers (OJ L 304, 21.11.2003, p. 1), as amended by:

32004 R 0885: Council Regulation (EC) No 885/2004 of 26.4.2004 (OJ L 168, 1.5.2004, p. 1),

32004 R 2076: Commission Regulation (EC) No 2076/2004 of 3.12.2004 (OJ L 359, 4.12.2004, p. 25).

(a)

In Annex I, A.2, No 1, the following is added in column 6, first paragraph, to the text in brackets after ‘Slovakia’:

‘Bulgaria, Romania’;

(b)

In Annex I, B.1, B.2 and B.4, the following is added in column 5, point 3, second paragraph, first indent, to the text in brackets after ‘Slovakia’:

‘Bulgaria, Romania’;

B.   HORIZONTAL AND PROCEDURAL MEASURES

31993 R 0339: Council Regulation (EEC) No 339/93 of 8 February 1993 on checks for conformity with the rules on product safety in the case of products imported from third countries (OJ L 40, 17.2.1993, p. 1), as amended by:

11994 N: Act concerning the conditions of accession and the adjustments to the Treaties-Accession of the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden (OJ C 241, 29.8.1994, p. 21),

12003 T: Act concerning the conditions of accession and the adjustments to the Treaties-Accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic (OJ L 236, 23.9.2003, p. 33),

32003 R 0806: Council Regulation (EC) No 806/2003 of 14.4.2003 (OJ L 122, 16.5.2003, p. 1).

(a)

The following is added to Article 6(1):

‘—

Опасен продукт — допускане за свободно обращение не е разрешено — Регламент (ЕИО) № 339/93

Produs periculos — import neautorizat — Regulamentul (CEE) nr. 339/93’;

(b)

The following is added to Article 6(2):

‘—

Продукт несъответстващ на изискванията — допускане за свободно обращение не е разрешено — Регламент (ЕИО) № 339/93

Produs neconform — import neautorizat — Regulamentul (CEE) nr. 339/93’

2.   FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT FOR PERSONS

SOCIAL SECURITY

1.

31971 R 1408: Council Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 of 14 June 1971 on the application of social security schemes to employed persons, to self employed persons and to members of their families moving within the Community (OJ L 149, 5.7.1971, p. 2), as amended and last updated by:

31997 R 0118: Council Regulation (EC) No 118/97 of 2.12.1996 (OJ L 28, 30.1.1997, p. 1), and subsequently amended by:

31997 R 1290: Council Regulation (EC) No 1290/97 of 27.6.1997 (OJ L 176, 4.7.1997, p. 1),

31998 R 1223: Council Regulation (EC) No 1223/98 of 4.6.1998 (OJ L 168, 13.6.1998, p. 1),

31998 R 1606: Council Regulation (EC) No 1606/98 of 29.6.1998 (OJ L 209, 25.7.1998, p. 1),

31999 R 0307: Council Regulation (EC) No 307/1999 of 8.2.1999 (OJ L 38, 12.2.1999, p. 1),

31999 R 1399: Council Regulation (EC) No 1399/1999 of 29.4.1999 (OJ L 164, 30.6.1999, p. 1),

32001 R 1386: Regulation (EC) No 1386/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5.6.2001 (OJ L 187, 10.7.2001, p. 1),

12003 T: Act concerning the conditions of accession and the adjustments to the Treaties-Accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic (OJ L 236, 23.9.2003, p. 33),

32004 R 0631: Regulation (EC) No 631/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 31.3.2004 (OJ L 100, 6.4.2004, p. 1),

32005 R 0647: Regulation (EC) No 647/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13.4. 2005 (OJ L 117, 4.5.2005, p. 1),

32006 R 0629: Regulation (EC) No 629/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5.4.2006 (OJ L 114, 27.4.2006, p. 1),

and repealed with effect from the date of entry into force of the Implementing Regulation by:

32004 R 0883: Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the coordination of social security systems (OJ L 166, 30.4.2004, p. 1).

(a)

In Article 82(B)(1), the figure ‘150’ is replaced by ‘162’;

(b)

Annex I, Part I ‘Employed persons and/or self-employed persons (Article 1(a)(ii) and (iii) of the Regulation)’ is amended as follows:

(i)

after the words ‘Does not apply.’ under the heading ‘A. BELGIUM’ insert:

‘B.   BULGARIA

Any person working without an employment contract within the meaning of points 5 and 6 of Article 4(3) of the Social Security Code shall be considered a self-employed person within the meaning of Article 1(a)(ii) of the Regulation.’;

(ii)

the headings ‘B. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘C. DENMARK’, ‘D. GERMANY’, ‘E. ESTONIA’, ‘F. GREECE’, ‘G. SPAIN’, ‘H. FRANCE’, ‘I. IRELAND’, ‘J. ITALY’, ‘K. CYPRUS’, ‘L. LATVIA’, ‘M. LITHUANIA’, ‘N. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘O. HUNGARY’, ‘P. MALTA’, ‘Q. NETHERLANDS’, ‘R. AUSTRIA’, ‘S. POLAND’, ‘T. PORTUGAL’, ‘U. SLOVENIA’, ‘V. SLOVAKIA’, ‘W. FINLAND’, ‘X. SWEDEN’, ‘Y. UNITED KINGDOM’ are reordered with their respective entries and become ‘C. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘D. DENMARK’, ‘E. GERMANY’, ‘F. ESTONIA’, ‘G. GREECE’, ‘H. SPAIN’, ‘I. FRANCE’, ‘J. IRELAND’, ‘K. ITALY’, ‘L. CYPRUS’, ‘M. LATVIA’, ‘N. LITHUANIA’, ‘O. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘P. HUNGARY’, ‘Q. MALTA’, ‘R. NETHERLANDS’, ‘S. AUSTRIA’, ‘T. POLAND’, ‘U. PORTUGAL’, ‘W. SLOVENIA’, ‘X. SLOVAKIA’, ‘Y. FINLAND’, ‘Z. SWEDEN’, ‘AA. UNITED KINGDOM’;

(iii)

after the words ‘Does not apply.’ under the heading ‘U. PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘V.   ROMANIA

Does not apply.’;

(c)

Annex I, Part II ‘Members of the family (Second sentence of Article 1(f) of the Regulation)’ is amended as follows:

(i)

after the words ‘Does not apply.’ under the heading ‘A. BELGIUM’ insert:

‘B.   BULGARIA

Does not apply.’;

(ii)

the headings ‘B. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘C. DENMARK’, ‘D. GERMANY’, ‘E. ESTONIA’, ‘F. GREECE’, ‘G. SPAIN’, ‘H. FRANCE’, ‘I. IRELAND’, ‘J. ITALY’, ‘K. CYPRUS’, ‘L. LATVIA’, ‘M. LITHUANIA’, ‘N. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘O. HUNGARY’, ‘P. MALTA’, ‘Q. NETHERLANDS’, ‘R. AUSTRIA’, ‘S. POLAND’, ‘T. PORTUGAL’, ‘U. SLOVENIA’, ‘V. SLOVAKIA’, ‘W. FINLAND’, ‘X. SWEDEN’, ‘Y. UNITED KINGDOM’ are reordered with their respective entries and become ‘C. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘D. DENMARK’, ‘E. GERMANY’, ‘F. ESTONIA’, ‘G. GREECE’, ‘H. SPAIN’, ‘I. FRANCE’, ‘J. IRELAND’, ‘K. ITALY’, ‘L. CYPRUS’, ‘M. LATVIA’, ‘N. LITHUANIA’, ‘O. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘P. HUNGARY’, ‘Q. MALTA’, ‘R. NETHERLANDS’, ‘S. AUSTRIA’, ‘T. POLAND’, ‘U. PORTUGAL’, ‘W. SLOVENIA’, ‘X. SLOVAKIA’, ‘Y. FINLAND’, ‘Z. SWEDEN’, ‘AA. UNITED KINGDOM’;

(iii)

after the words ‘Does not apply.’ under the heading ‘U. PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘V.   ROMANIA

For the purposes of determining entitlement to benefits in kind pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 1 of Title III of the Regulation, “member of the family” means a spouse, a dependent parent, a child under the age of 18 (or under the age of 26 and dependent).’;

(d)

Annex II, Part I ‘Special schemes for self-employed persons excluded from the scope of the Regulation pursuant to the fourth subparagraph of Article 1(j)’ is amended as follows:

(i)

after the words ‘Does not apply.’ under the heading ‘A. BELGIUM’ insert:

‘B.   BULGARIA

Does not apply.’;

(ii)

the headings ‘B. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘C. DENMARK’, ‘D. GERMANY’, ‘E. ESTONIA’, ‘F. GREECE’, ‘G. SPAIN’, ‘H. FRANCE’, ‘I. IRELAND’, ‘J. ITALY’, ‘K. CYPRUS’, ‘L. LATVIA’, ‘M. LITHUANIA’, ‘N. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘O. HUNGARY’, ‘P. MALTA’, ‘Q. NETHERLANDS’, ‘R. AUSTRIA’, ‘S. POLAND’, ‘T. PORTUGAL’, ‘U. SLOVENIA’, ‘V. SLOVAKIA’, ‘W. FINLAND’, ‘X. SWEDEN’, ‘Y. UNITED KINGDOM’ are reordered with their respective entries and become ‘C. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘D. DENMARK’, ‘E. GERMANY’, ‘F. ESTONIA’, ‘G. GREECE’, ‘H. SPAIN’, ‘I. FRANCE’, ‘J. IRELAND’, ‘K. ITALY’, ‘L. CYPRUS’, ‘M. LATVIA’, ‘N. LITHUANIA’, ‘O. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘P. HUNGARY’, ‘Q. MALTA’, ‘R. NETHERLANDS’, ‘S. AUSTRIA’, ‘T. POLAND’, ‘U. PORTUGAL’, ‘W. SLOVENIA’, ‘X. SLOVAKIA’, ‘Y. FINLAND’, ‘Z. SWEDEN’, ‘AA. UNITED KINGDOM’;

(iii)

after the words ‘Does not apply.’ under the heading ‘U. PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘V.   ROMANIA

Does not apply.’;

(e)

Annex II, Part II ‘Special childbirth or adoption allowances excluded from the scope of the Regulation under the terms of Article 1(u)(i)’ is amended as follows:

(i)

after the last entry under the heading ‘A. BELGIUM’ insert:

‘B.   BULGARIA

Maternity lump-sum allowance (Law on Family Allowances for Children).’;

(ii)

the headings ‘B. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘C. DENMARK’, ‘D. GERMANY’, ‘E. ESTONIA’, ‘F. GREECE’, ‘G. SPAIN’, ‘H. FRANCE’, ‘I. IRELAND’, ‘J. ITALY’, ‘K. CYPRUS’, ‘L. LATVIA’, ‘M. LITHUANIA’, ‘N. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘O. HUNGARY’, ‘P. MALTA’, ‘Q. NETHERLANDS’, ‘R. AUSTRIA’, ‘S. POLAND’, ‘T. PORTUGAL’, ‘U. SLOVENIA’, ‘V. SLOVAKIA’, ‘W. FINLAND’, ‘X. SWEDEN’, ‘Y. UNITED KINGDOM’ are reordered with their respective entries and become ‘C. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘D. DENMARK’, ‘E. GERMANY’, ‘F. ESTONIA’, ‘G. GREECE’, ‘H. SPAIN’, ‘I. FRANCE’, ‘J. IRELAND’, ‘K. ITALY’, ‘L. CYPRUS’, ‘M. LATVIA’, ‘N. LITHUANIA’, ‘O. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘P. HUNGARY’, ‘Q. MALTA’, ‘R. NETHERLANDS’, ‘S. AUSTRIA’, ‘T. POLAND’, ‘U. PORTUGAL’, ‘W. SLOVENIA’, ‘X. SLOVAKIA’, ‘Y. FINLAND’, ‘Z. SWEDEN’, ‘AA. UNITED KINGDOM’;

(iii)

after the word ‘None.’ under the heading ‘U. PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘V.   ROMANIA

Childbirth allowance.’;

(f)

Annex II, Part III ‘Special non-contributory benefits within the meaning of Article 4(2b) which do not fall within the scope of the Regulation’ is amended as follows:

(i)

after the word ‘None.’ under the heading ‘A. BELGIUM’ insert:

‘B.   BULGARIA

None.’;

(ii)

the headings ‘B. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘C. DENMARK’, ‘D. GERMANY’, ‘E. ESTONIA’, ‘F. GREECE’, ‘G. SPAIN’, ‘H. FRANCE’, ‘I. IRELAND’, ‘J. ITALY’, ‘K. CYPRUS’, ‘L. LATVIA’, ‘M. LITHUANIA’, ‘N. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘O. HUNGARY’, ‘P. MALTA’, ‘Q. NETHERLANDS’, ‘R. AUSTRIA’, ‘S. POLAND’, ‘T. PORTUGAL’, ‘U. SLOVENIA’, ‘V. SLOVAKIA’, ‘W. FINLAND’, ‘X. SWEDEN’, ‘Y. UNITED KINGDOM’ are reordered with their respective entries and become ‘C. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘D. DENMARK’, ‘E. GERMANY’, ‘F. ESTONIA’, ‘G. GREECE’, ‘H. SPAIN’, ‘I. FRANCE’, ‘J. IRELAND’, ‘K. ITALY’, ‘L. CYPRUS’, ‘M. LATVIA’, ‘N. LITHUANIA’, ‘O. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘P. HUNGARY’, ‘Q. MALTA’, ‘R. NETHERLANDS’, ‘S. AUSTRIA’, ‘T. POLAND’, ‘U. PORTUGAL’, ‘W. SLOVENIA’, ‘X. SLOVAKIA’, ‘Y. FINLAND’, ‘Z. SWEDEN’, ‘AA. UNITED KINGDOM’;

(iii)

after the word ‘None.’ under the heading ‘U. PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘V.   ROMANIA

None.’;

(g)

Annex IIa ‘Special non-contributory benefits (Article 10a of the Regulation)’ is amended as follows:

(i)

after the last entry under the heading ‘A. BELGIUM’ insert:

‘B.   BULGARIA

Social Pension for old age (Article 89 of the Social Security Code).’;

(ii)

the headings ‘B. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘C. DENMARK’, ‘D. GERMANY’, ‘E. ESTONIA’, ‘F. GREECE’, ‘G. SPAIN’, ‘H. FRANCE’, ‘I. IRELAND’, ‘J. ITALY’, ‘K. CYPRUS’, ‘L. LATVIA’, ‘M. LITHUANIA’, ‘N. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘O. HUNGARY’, ‘P. MALTA’, ‘Q. NETHERLANDS’, ‘R. AUSTRIA’, ‘S. POLAND’, ‘T. PORTUGAL’, ‘U. SLOVENIA’, ‘V. SLOVAKIA’, ‘W. FINLAND’, ‘X. SWEDEN’, ‘Y. UNITED KINGDOM’ are reordered with their respective entries and become ‘C. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘D. DENMARK’, ‘E. GERMANY’, ‘F. ESTONIA’, ‘G. GREECE’, ‘H. SPAIN’, ‘I. FRANCE’, ‘J. IRELAND’, ‘K. ITALY’, ‘L. CYPRUS’, ‘M. LATVIA’, ‘N. LITHUANIA’, ‘O. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘P. HUNGARY’, ‘Q. MALTA’, ‘R. NETHERLANDS’, ‘S. AUSTRIA’, ‘T. POLAND’, ‘U. PORTUGAL’, ‘W. SLOVENIA’, ‘X. SLOVAKIA’, ‘Y. FINLAND’, ‘Z. SWEDEN’, ‘AA. UNITED KINGDOM’;

(iii)

after the last entry under the heading ‘U. PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘V.   ROMANIA

Monthly allowance for persons with disabilities (Emergency Ordinance No 102/1999 concerning special protection and employment of persons with disabilities, approved by Law No 519/2002).’;

(h)

Annex III, Part A ‘Provisions of social security conventions remaining applicable notwithstanding Article 6 of the Regulation (Article 7(2)(c) of the Regulation)’ is amended as follows:

(i)

after the entry under the heading ‘1. BELGIUM –GERMANY’ insert:

‘2.   BULGARIA –GERMANY

(a)

Article 28(1)(b) of the Convention on social security of 17 December 1997.

(b)

Point 10 of the Final Protocol to the said Convention.

3.   BULGARIA — AUSTRIA

Article 38(3) of the Convention on social security of 14 April 2005.

4.   BULGARIA — SLOVENIA

Article 32(2) of the Convention on social security of 18 December 1957.’;

(ii)

the numbering of the heading ‘CZECH REPUBLIC — GERMANY’ is changed from ‘2’ to ‘5’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘6.

CZECH REPUBLIC — CYPRUS’

‘7.

CZECH REPUBLIC — LUXEMBOURG’

‘8.

CZECH REPUBLIC — AUSTRIA’

‘9.

CZECH REPUBLIC — SLOVAKIA’

‘10.

DENMARK — FINLAND’

‘11.

DENMARK — SWEDEN’

‘12.

GERMANY — GREECE’

‘13.

GERMANY — SPAIN’

‘14.

GERMANY — FRANCE’

‘15.

GERMANY — LUXEMBOURG’

‘16.

GERMANY — HUNGARY’

‘17.

GERMANY — NETHERLANDS’

‘18.

GERMANY — AUSTRIA’

‘19.

GERMANY — POLAND’;

(iii)

after the entry under the heading ‘19. GERMANY — POLAND’ insert:

‘20.   GERMANY — ROMANIA

(a)

Article 28(1)(b) of the Convention on social security of 8 April 2005.

(b)

Point 13 of the Final Protocol to the said Convention.’;

(iv)

the numbering of the heading ‘GERMANY — SLOVENIA’ is changed from‘17’ to ‘21’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘22.

GERMANY — SLOVAKIA’

‘23.

GERMANY — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘24.

SPAIN — PORTUGAL’

‘25.

IRELAND — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘26.

ITALY — SLOVENIA’

‘27.

LUXEMBOURG — SLOVAKIA’

‘28.

HUNGARY — AUSTRIA’

‘29.

HUNGARY — SLOVENIA’

‘30.

NETHERLANDS — PORTUGAL’

‘31.

AUSTRIA — POLAND’

‘32.

AUSTRIA — SLOVENIA’

‘33.

AUSTRIA — SLOVAKIA’

‘34.

POLAND — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘35.

FINLAND — SWEDEN’;

(i)

Annex III, Part B ‘Provisions of Conventions which do not apply to all persons to whom the Regulation applies’ is amended as follows:

(i)

before the entry under the heading ‘1. CZECH REPUBLIC — CYPRUS’ insert:

‘1.   BULGARIA — AUSTRIA

Article 38(3) of the Convention on social security of 14 April 2005.’;

(ii)

the numbering of the heading ‘CZECH REPUBLIC — CYPRUS’ is changed from ‘1’ to ‘2’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘3.

CZECH REPUBLIC — AUSTRIA’

‘4.

GERMANY — HUNGARY’

‘5.

GERMANY — SLOVENIA’

‘6.

ITALY — SLOVENIA’

‘7.

HUNGARY — AUSTRIA’

‘8.

HUNGARY — SLOVENIA’

‘9.

AUSTRIA — POLAND’

‘10.

AUSTRIA –SLOVENIA’

‘11.

AUSTRIA — SLOVAKIA’;

(j)

Annex IV, Part A ‘Legislations referred to in Article 37(1) of the Regulation under which the amount of invalidity benefits is independent of the length of periods of insurance’ is amended as follows:

(i)

after the last entry under the heading ‘A. BELGIUM’ insert:

‘B.   BULGARIA

None.’;

(ii)

the headings ‘B. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘C. DENMARK’, ‘D. GERMANY’, ‘E. ESTONIA’, ‘F. GREECE’, ‘G. SPAIN’, ‘H. FRANCE’, ‘I. IRELAND’, ‘J. ITALY’, ‘K. CYPRUS’, ‘L. LATVIA’, ‘M. LITHUANIA’, ‘N. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘O. HUNGARY’, ‘P. MALTA’, ‘Q. NETHERLANDS’, ‘R. AUSTRIA’, ‘S. POLAND’, ‘T. PORTUGAL’, ‘U. SLOVENIA’, ‘V. SLOVAKIA’, ‘W. FINLAND’, ‘X. SWEDEN’, ‘Y. UNITED KINGDOM’ are reordered with their respective entries and become ‘C. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘D. DENMARK’, ‘E. GERMANY’, ‘F. ESTONIA’, ‘G. GREECE’, ‘H. SPAIN’, ‘I. FRANCE’, ‘J. IRELAND’, ‘K. ITALY’, ‘L. CYPRUS’, ‘M. LATVIA’, ‘N. LITHUANIA’, ‘O. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘P. HUNGARY’, ‘Q. MALTA’, ‘R. NETHERLANDS’, ‘S. AUSTRIA’, ‘T. POLAND’, ‘U. PORTUGAL’, ‘W. SLOVENIA’, ‘X. SLOVAKIA’, ‘Y. FINLAND’, ‘Z. SWEDEN’, ‘AA. UNITED KINGDOM’;

(iii)

after the word ‘None.’ under the heading ‘U. PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘V.   ROMANIA

None.’;

(k)

Annex IV, Part B ‘Special schemes for self-employed persons within the meaning of Articles 38(3) and 45(3) of Regulation 1408/71’ is amended as follows:

(i)

after the word ‘None.’ under the heading ‘A. BELGIUM’ insert:

‘B.   BULGARIA

None.’;

(ii)

the headings ‘B. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘C. DENMARK’, ‘D. GERMANY’, ‘E. ESTONIA’, ‘F. GREECE’, ‘G. SPAIN’, ‘H. FRANCE’, ‘I. IRELAND’, ‘J. ITALY’, ‘K. CYPRUS’, ‘L. LATVIA’, ‘M. LITHUANIA’, ‘N. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘O. HUNGARY’, ‘P. MALTA’, ‘Q. NETHERLANDS’, ‘R. AUSTRIA’, ‘S. POLAND’, ‘T. PORTUGAL’, ‘U. SLOVENIA’, ‘V. SLOVAKIA’, ‘W. FINLAND’, ‘X. SWEDEN’, ‘Y. UNITED KINGDOM’ are reordered with their respective entries and become ‘C. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘D. DENMARK’, ‘E. GERMANY’, ‘F. ESTONIA’, ‘G. GREECE’, ‘H. SPAIN’, ‘I. FRANCE’, ‘J. IRELAND’, ‘K. ITALY’, ‘L. CYPRUS’, ‘M. LATVIA’, ‘N. LITHUANIA’, ‘O. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘P. HUNGARY’, ‘Q. MALTA’, ‘R. NETHERLANDS’, ‘S. AUSTRIA’, ‘T. POLAND’, ‘U. PORTUGAL’, ‘W. SLOVENIA’, ‘X. SLOVAKIA’, ‘Y. FINLAND’, ‘Z. SWEDEN’, ‘AA. UNITED KINGDOM’;

(iii)

after the word ‘None.’ under the heading ‘U. PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘V.   ROMANIA

None.’;

(l)

Annex IV, Part C ‘Cases referred to in Article 46(1)(b) of the Regulation, where the calculation of benefit in accordance with Article 46(2) of the Regulation may be waived’ is amended as follows:

(i)

after the word ‘None.’ under the heading ‘A. BELGIUM’ insert:

‘B.   BULGARIA

All applications for pensions for periods of insurance and old age, invalidity pensions because of general disease, and survivors' pensions derived from the above mentioned pensions.’;

(ii)

the headings ‘B. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘C. DENMARK’, ‘D. GERMANY’, ‘E. ESTONIA’, ‘F. GREECE’, ‘G. SPAIN’, ‘H. FRANCE’, ‘I. IRELAND’, ‘J. ITALY’, ‘K. CYPRUS’, ‘L. LATVIA’, ‘M. LITHUANIA’, ‘N. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘O. HUNGARY’, ‘P. MALTA’, ‘Q. NETHERLANDS’, ‘R. AUSTRIA’, ‘S. POLAND’, ‘T. PORTUGAL’, ‘U. SLOVENIA’, ‘V. SLOVAKIA’, ‘W. FINLAND’, ‘X. SWEDEN’, ‘Y. UNITED KINGDOM’ are reordered with their respective entries and become ‘C. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘D. DENMARK’, ‘E. GERMANY’, ‘F. ESTONIA’, ‘G. GREECE’, ‘H. SPAIN’, ‘I. FRANCE’, ‘J. IRELAND’, ‘K. ITALY’, ‘L. CYPRUS’, ‘M. LATVIA’, ‘N. LITHUANIA’, ‘O. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘P. HUNGARY’, ‘Q. MALTA’, ‘R. NETHERLANDS’, ‘S. AUSTRIA’, ‘T. POLAND’, ‘U. PORTUGAL’, ‘W. SLOVENIA’, ‘X. SLOVAKIA’, ‘Y. FINLAND’, ‘Z. SWEDEN’, ‘AA. UNITED KINGDOM’;

(iii)

after the entry under the heading ‘U. PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘V.   ROMANIA

None.’;

(m)

Annex VI ‘Special procedures for applying the legislations of certain Member States’ is amended as follows:

(i)

after the last entry under the heading ‘A. BELGIUM’ insert:

‘B.   BULGARIA

None.’;

(ii)

the headings ‘B. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘C. DENMARK’, ‘D. GERMANY’, ‘E. ESTONIA’, ‘F. GREECE’, ‘G. SPAIN’, ‘H. FRANCE’, ‘I. IRELAND’, ‘J. ITALY’, ‘K. CYPRUS’, ‘L. LATVIA’, ‘M. LITHUANIA’, ‘N. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘O. HUNGARY’, ‘P. MALTA’, ‘Q. NETHERLANDS’, ‘R. AUSTRIA’, ‘S. POLAND’, ‘T. PORTUGAL’, ‘U. SLOVENIA’, ‘V. SLOVAKIA’, ‘W. FINLAND’, ‘X. SWEDEN’, ‘Y. UNITED KINGDOM’ are reordered with their respective entries and become ‘C. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘D. DENMARK’, ‘E. GERMANY’, ‘F. ESTONIA’, ‘G. GREECE’, ‘H. SPAIN’, ‘I. FRANCE’, ‘J. IRELAND’, ‘K. ITALY’, ‘L. CYPRUS’, ‘M. LATVIA’, ‘N. LITHUANIA’, ‘O. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘P. HUNGARY’, ‘Q. MALTA’, ‘R. NETHERLANDS’, ‘S. AUSTRIA’, ‘T. POLAND’, ‘U. PORTUGAL’, ‘W. SLOVENIA’, ‘X. SLOVAKIA’, ‘Y. FINLAND’, ‘Z. SWEDEN’, ‘AA. UNITED KINGDOM’;

(iii)

after the entry under the heading ‘U. PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘V.   ROMANIA

For the calculation of the theoretical amount referred to in Article 46(2)(a) of the Regulation, in schemes in which pensions are calculated on the basis of pension points, the competent institution shall take into account, in respect of each of the years of insurance completed under the legislation of any other Member State, the number of pension points arrived at by dividing the number of pension points acquired under the legislation it applies by the number of years corresponding to these points.’;

(n)

Annex VII is replaced by the following:

‘ANNEX VII

INSTANCES IN WHICH A PERSON SHALL BE SIMULTANEOUSLY SUBJECT TO THE LEGISLATION OF TWO MEMBER STATES

(Article 14c(1)(b) of the Regulation)

1.

Where he is self-employed in Belgium and gainfully employed in any other Member State.

2.

Where a person is self-employed in Bulgaria and gainfully employed in any other Member State.

3.

Where a person is self-employed in the Czech Republic and gainfully employed in any other Member State.

4.

Where a person resident in Denmark is self-employed in Denmark and gainfully employed in any other Member State.

5.

For the agricultural accident insurance scheme and the old-age insurance scheme for farmers: where he is self-employed in farming in Germany and gainfully employed in any other Member State.

6.

Where a person resident in Estonia is self-employed in Estonia and gainfully employed in any other Member State.

7.

For the pension insurance scheme for self-employed persons: where he is self-employed in Greece and gainfully employed in any other Member State.

8.

Where a person resident in Spain is self-employed in Spain and gainfully employed in any other Member State.

9.

Where he is self-employed in France and gainfully employed in any other Member State, except Luxembourg.

10.

Where he is self-employed in farming in France and gainfully employed in Luxembourg.

11.

Where he is self-employed in Italy and gainfully employed in any other Member State.

12.

Where a person resident in Cyprus is self-employed in Cyprus and gainfully employed in any other Member State.

13.

Where a person is self-employed in Malta and gainfully employed in any other Member State.

14.

Where he is self-employed in Portugal and gainfully employed in any other Member State.

15.

Where a person is self-employed in Romania and gainfully employed in any other Member State.

16.

Where a person resident in Finland is self-employed in Finland and gainfully employed in any other Member State.

17.

Where a person is self-employed in Slovakia and gainfully employed in any other Member State.

18.

Where a person resident in Sweden is self-employed in Sweden and gainfully employed in any other Member State.’;

(o)

Annex VIII ‘Schemes that provide only for family allowances or supplementary or special allowances for orphans (Article 78a of the Regulation)’ is amended as follows:

(i)

after the last entry under the heading ‘A. BELGIUM’ insert:

‘B.   BULGARIA

None.’;

(ii)

the headings ‘B. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘C. DENMARK’, ‘D. GERMANY’, ‘E. ESTONIA’, ‘F. GREECE’, ‘G. SPAIN’, ‘H. FRANCE’, ‘I. IRELAND’, ‘J. ITALY’, ‘K. CYPRUS’, ‘L. LATVIA’, ‘M. LITHUANIA’, ‘N. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘O. HUNGARY’, ‘P. MALTA’, ‘Q. NETHERLANDS’, ‘R. AUSTRIA’, ‘S. POLAND’, ‘T. PORTUGAL’, ‘U. SLOVENIA’, ‘V. SLOVAKIA’, ‘W. FINLAND’, ‘X. SWEDEN’, ‘Y. UNITED KINGDOM’ are reordered with their respective entries and become ‘C. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘D. DENMARK’, ‘E. GERMANY’, ‘F. ESTONIA’, ‘G. GREECE’, ‘H. SPAIN’, ‘I. FRANCE’, ‘J. IRELAND’, ‘K. ITALY’, ‘L. CYPRUS’, ‘M. LATVIA’, ‘N. LITHUANIA’, ‘O. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘P. HUNGARY’, ‘Q. MALTA’, ‘R. NETHERLANDS’, ‘S. AUSTRIA’, ‘T. POLAND’, ‘U. PORTUGAL’, ‘W. SLOVENIA’, ‘X. SLOVAKIA’, ‘Y. FINLAND’, ‘Z. SWEDEN’, ‘AA. UNITED KINGDOM’;

(iii)

after the word ‘None.’ under the heading ‘U. PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘V.   ROMANIA

None.’.

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31972 R 0574: Council Regulation (EEC) No 574/72 of 21 March 1972 laying down the procedure for implementing Regulation (EEC) 1408/71 on the application of social security schemes to employed persons, to self employed persons and to members of their families moving within the Community (OJ L 74, 27.3.1972, p. 1), as amended and last updated by:

31997 R 0118: Council Regulation (EC) No 118/97 of 2.12.1996 (OJ L 28, 30.1.1997, p. 1),

and subsequently amended by:

31997 R 1290: Council Regulation (EC) No 1290/97 of 27.6.1997 (OJ L 176, 4.7.1997, p. 1),

31998 R 1223: Council Regulation (EC) No 1223/98 of 4.6.1998 (OJ L 168, 13.6.1998, p. 1),

31998 R 1606: Council Regulation (EC) No 1606/98 of 29.6.1998 (OJ L 209, 25.7.1998, p. 1),

31999 R 0307: Council Regulation (EC) No 307/1999 of 8.2.1999 (OJ L 38, 12.2.1999, p. 1),

31999 R 1399: Council Regulation (EC) No 1399/1999 of 29.4.1999 (OJ L 164, 30.6.1999, p. 1),

32001 R 0089: Commission Regulation (EC) No 89/2001 of 17.1.2001 (OJ L 14, 18.1.2001, p. 16),

32001 R 1386: Regulation (EC) No 1386/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5.6.2001 (OJ L 187, 10.7.2001, p. 1),

32002 R 0410: Commission Regulation (EC) No 410/2002 of 27.2.2002 (OJ L 62, 5.3.2002, p. 17),

12003 T: Act concerning the conditions of accession and the adjustments to the Treaties-Accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic (OJ L 236, 23.9.2003, p. 33),

32003 R 1851: Commission Regulation (EC) No 1851/2003 of 17.10.2003 (OJ L 271, 22.10.2003, p. 3),

32004 R 0631: Regulation (EC) No 631/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 31.3.2004 (OJ L 100, 6.4.2004, p. 1),

32005 R 0077: Commission Regulation (EC) No 77/2005 of 13.1.2005 (OJ L 16, 20.1.2005, p. 3),

32005 R 0647: Regulation (EC) No 647/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13.4. 2005 (OJ L 117, 4.5.2005, p. 1),

32006 R 0207: Commission Regulation (EC) No 207/2006 of 7.2.2006 (OJ L 36, 8.2.2006, p. 3),

32006 R 0629: Regulation (EC) No 629/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5.4.2006 (OJ L 114, 27.4.2006, p. 1).

(a)

Annex 1 ‘Competent authorities (Article 1(1) of the Regulation, and Articles 4(1) and 122 of the implementing Regulation)’ is amended as follows:

(i)

after the last entry under the heading ‘A. BELGIUM’ insert:

‘B.   BULGARIA

1.

Министърът на труда и социалната политика (Minister of Labour and Social Policy), София.

2.

Министърът на здравеопазването (Minister of Health), София.’;

(ii)

the headings ‘B. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘C. DENMARK’, ‘D. GERMANY’, ‘E. ESTONIA’, ‘F. GREECE’, ‘G. SPAIN’, ‘H. FRANCE’, ‘I. IRELAND’, ‘J. ITALY’, ‘K. CYPRUS’, ‘L. LATVIA’, ‘M. LITHUANIA’, ‘N. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘O. HUNGARY’, ‘P. MALTA’, ‘Q. NETHERLANDS’, ‘R. AUSTRIA’, ‘S. POLAND’, ‘T. PORTUGAL’, ‘U. SLOVENIA’, ‘V. SLOVAKIA’, ‘W. FINLAND’, ‘X. SWEDEN’, ‘Y. UNITED KINGDOM’ are reordered with their respective entries and become ‘C. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘D. DENMARK’, ‘E. GERMANY’, ‘F. ESTONIA’, ‘G. GREECE’, ‘H. SPAIN’, ‘I. FRANCE’, ‘J. RELAND’, ‘K. ITALY’, ‘L. CYPRUS’, ‘M. LATVIA’, ‘N. LITHUANIA’, ‘O.LUXEMBOURG’, ‘P. HUNGARY’, ‘Q. MALTA’, ‘R. NETHERLANDS’, ‘S. AUSTRIA’, ‘T. POLAND’, ‘U. PORTUGAL’, ‘W. SLOVENIA’, ‘X. SLOVAKIA’, ‘Y. FINLAND’, ‘Z. SWEDEN’, ‘AA. UNITED KINGDOM’;

(iii)

after the last entry under the heading ‘U. PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘V.   ROMANIA

1.

Ministerul Muncii, Solidarităţii Sociale şi Familiei (Ministry of Labour, Social Solidarity and Family), Bucureşti.

2.

Ministerul Sănătăţii (Ministry of Health), Bucureşti.’;

(b)

Annex 2 ‘Competent institutions (Article 1(o) of the Regulation and Article 4(2) of the implementing Regulation)’ is amended as follows:

(i)

after the last entry under the heading ‘A. BELGIUM’ insert:

‘B.   BULGARIA

1.   Sickness and maternity:

(a)

benefits in kind:

Министерство на здравеопазването (Ministry of Health), София,

Национална здравноосигурителна каса (National Health Insurance Fund), София,

Агенция за хората с увреждания (Agency for People with Disabilities), София;

(b)

cash benefits:

Национален осигурителен институт (National Social Security Institute), София.

2.

Invalidity, old age and survivors' pensions:

Национален осигурителен институт (National Social Security Institute), София.

3.   Accidents at work and occupational diseases:

(a)

benefits in kind:

Министерство на здравеопазването (Ministry of Health), София,

Национална здравноосигурителна каса (National Health Insurance Fund), София,

Агенция за хората с увреждания (Agency for People with Disabilities), София;

(b)

cash benefits:

Национален осигурителен институт (National Social Security Institute), София.

4.

Death grants:

Национален осигурителен институт (National Social Security Institute), София.

5.

Unemployment benefits:

Национален осигурителен институт (National Social Security Institute), София.

6.

Family benefits:

Агенция за социално подпомагане (Social Assistance Agency), София.’;

(ii)

the headings ‘B. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘C. DENMARK’, ‘D. GERMANY’, ‘E. ESTONIA’, ‘F. GREECE’, ‘G. SPAIN’, ‘H. FRANCE’, ‘I. IRELAND’, ‘J. ITALY’, ‘K. CYPRUS’, ‘L. LATVIA’, ‘M. LITHUANIA’, ‘N. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘O. HUNGARY’, ‘P. MALTA’, ‘Q. NETHERLANDS’, ‘R. AUSTRIA’, ‘S. POLAND’, ‘T. PORTUGAL’, ‘U. SLOVENIA’, ‘V. SLOVAKIA’, ‘W. FINLAND’, ‘X. SWEDEN’, ‘Y. UNITED KINGDOM’ are reordered with their respective entries and become ‘C. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘D. DENMARK’, ‘E. GERMANY’, ‘F. ESTONIA’, ‘G. GREECE’, ‘H. SPAIN’, ‘I. FRANCE’, ‘J. IRELAND’, ‘K. ITALY’, ‘L. CYPRUS’, ‘M. LATVIA’, ‘N. LITHUANIA’, ‘O. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘P. HUNGARY’, ‘Q. MALTA’, ‘R. NETHERLANDS’, ‘S. AUSTRIA’, ‘T. POLAND’, ‘U. PORTUGAL’, ‘W. SLOVENIA’, ‘X. SLOVAKIA’, ‘Y. FINLAND’, ‘Z. SWEDEN’, ‘AA. UNITED KINGDOM’;

(iii)

after the last entry under the heading ‘U. PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘V.   ROMANIA

1.   Sickness and maternity:

(a)

benefits in kind:

Casa judeţeană de asigurări de sănătate (County Health Insurance House);

(b)

cash benefits:

 

(i)

general cases:

Casa de asigurari de sanatate (House for Health Insurance);

(ii)

particular cases:

 

professional soldiers:

Specialised unit of the Ministry of National Defence;

members of the police:

Specialised unit of the Ministry of Administration and Interior;

attorneys:

Casa de Asigurări a Avocaţilor (Insurance House for Attorneys).

2.   Invalidity:

(a)

general cases:

Casa judeţeană de pensii şi alte drepturi de asigurări sociale (County House for Pensions and Other Social Insurance Rights);

(b)

particular cases:

 

(i)

professional soldiers:

Specialised unit of the Ministry of National Defence;

(ii)

members of the police:

Specialised unit of the Ministry of Administration and Interior;

(iii)

attorneys:

Casa de Asigurări a Avocaţilor (Insurance House for Attorneys).

3.   Old age, survivors' pensions, death grants:

(a)

general cases:

Casa judeţeană de pensii şi alte drepturi de asigurări sociale (County House for Pensions and Other Social Insurance Rights);

(b)

particular cases:

 

(i)

professional soldiers:

Specialised unit of the Ministry of National Defence;

(ii)

members of the police:

Specialised unit of the Ministry of Administration and Interior;

(iii)

attorneys:

Casa de Asigurări a Avocaţilor (Insurance House for Attorneys).

4.   Accidents at work and occupational diseases:

(a)

benefits in kind:

Casa judeţeană de pensii şi alte drepturi de asigurări sociale (County House for Pensions and Other Social Insurance Rights);

(b)

cash benefits and pensions:

Casa judeţeană de pensii şi alte drepturi de asigurări sociale (County House for Pensions and Other Social Insurance Rights).

5.   Death grants:

(a)

in general:

Casa judeţeană de pensii şi alte drepturi de asigurări sociale (County House for Pensions and Other Social Insurance Rights);

(b)

in particular:

 

(i)

professional soldiers:

Specialised unit of the Ministry of National Defence;

(ii)

members of the police:

Specialised unit of the Ministry of Administration and Interior;

(iii)

attorneys:

Casa de Asigurări a Avocaţilor (Insurance House for Attorneys).

6.

Unemployment benefits:

Agenţia judeţeană pentru ocuparea forţei de muncă (County Agency for Employment).

7.

Family benefits:

Ministerul Muncii, Solidarităţii Sociale şi Familiei (Ministry of Labour, Social Solidarity and Family), Bucureşti,

Ministerul Educaţiei şi Cercetării (Ministry of Education and Research), Bucureşti.’;

(c)

Annex 3 ‘Institutions of the place of residence and institutions of the place of stay (Article 1(p) of the Regulation and Article 4(3) of the implementing Regulation)’ is amended as follows:

(i)

after the last entry under the heading ‘A. BELGIUM’ insert:

‘B.   BULGARIA

1.   Sickness and maternity:

(a)

benefits in kind:

Министерство на здравеопазването (Ministry of Health), София,

Национална здравноосигурителна каса (National Health Insurance Fund), София,

Агенция за хората с увреждания (Agency for People with Disabilities), София;

(b)

cash benefits:

Regional offices of the National Social Security Institute.

2.

Invalidity, old age and survivors' pensions:

Central Headquarters of the National Social Security Institute.

3.   Accidents at work and occupational diseases:

(a)

benefits in kind:

Министерство на здравеопазването (Ministry of Health), София,

Национална здравноосигурителна каса (National Health Insurance Fund), София,

Агенция за хората с увреждания (Agency for People with Disabilities), София;

(b)

short–term cash benefits:

Regional offices of the National Social Security Institute;

(c)

invalidity pensions:

Central Headquarters of the National Social Security Institute.

4.

Death grants:

Regional offices of the National Social Security Institute.

5.

Unemployment benefits:

Regional offices of the National Social Security Institute.

6.

Family benefits:

Social Assistance Directorates of the Social Assistance Agency,’;

(ii)

the headings ‘B. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘C. DENMARK’, ‘D. GERMANY’, ‘E. ESTONIA’, ‘F. GREECE’, ‘G. SPAIN’, ‘H. FRANCE’, ‘I. IRELAND’, ‘J. ITALY’, ‘K. CYPRUS’, ‘L. LATVIA’, ‘M. LITHUANIA’, ‘N. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘O. HUNGARY’, ‘P. MALTA’, ‘Q. NETHERLANDS’, ‘R. AUSTRIA’, ‘S. POLAND’, ‘T. PORTUGAL’, ‘U. SLOVENIA’, ‘V. SLOVAKIA’, ‘W. FINLAND’, ‘X. SWEDEN’, ‘Y. UNITED KINGDOM’ are reordered with their respective entries and become ‘C. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘D. DENMARK’, ‘E. GERMANY’, ‘F. ESTONIA’, ‘G. GREECE’, ‘H. SPAIN’, ‘I. FRANCE’, ‘J. IRELAND’, ‘K. ITALY’, ‘L. CYPRUS’, ‘M. LATVIA’, ‘N. LITHUANIA’, ‘O. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘P. HUNGARY’, ‘Q. MALTA’, ‘R. NETHERLANDS’, ‘S. AUSTRIA’, ‘T. POLAND’, ‘U. PORTUGAL’, ‘W. SLOVENIA’, ‘X. SLOVAKIA’, ‘Y. FINLAND’, ‘Z. SWEDEN’, ‘AA. UNITED KINGDOM’;

(iii)

after the last entry under the heading ‘U. PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘V.   ROMANIA

1.

Benefits in kind:

Casa judeţeană de asigurări de sănătate (County Health Insurance House).

2.   Cash benefits:

(a)

for sickness and maternity:

Casa de asigurari de sanatate (House for Health Insurance);

(b)

invalidity, old age, survivors' pensions and death grants:

Casa judeţeană de pensii şi alte drepturi de asigurări sociale (County House for Pensions and Other Social Insurance Rights);

(c)

accidents at work and occupational diseases:

Casa judeţeană de pensii şi alte drepturi de asigurări sociale (County House for Pensions and Other Social Insurance Rights);

(d)

unemployment benefits:

Agenţia judeţeană pentru ocuparea forţei de muncă (County Agency for Employment);

(e)

family benefits:

Local and school authorities.’;

(d)

Annex 4 ‘Liaison bodies (Articles 3(1), 4(4) and 122 of the implementing Regulation)’ is amended as follows:

(i)

after the last entry under the heading ‘A. BELGIUM’ insert:

‘B.   BULGARIA

1.   Sickness and maternity:

(a)

benefits in kind:

Национална здравноосигурителна каса (National Health Insurance Fund), София;

(b)

cash benefits:

Национален осигурителен институт (National Social Security Institute), София.

2.

Invalidity, old age and survivors' pensions:

Национален осигурителен институт (National Social Security Institute), София.

3.   Accidents at work and occupational diseases:

(a)

benefits in kind:

Национална здравноосигурителна каса (National Health Insurance Fund), София;

(b)

cash benefits and pensions:

Национален осигурителен институт (National Social Security Institute), София.

4.

Death grants:

Национален осигурителен институт (National Social Security Institute), София.

5.

Unemployment benefits:

Национален осигурителен институт (National Social Security Institute), София.

6.

Family benefits:

Агенция за социално подпомагане (Social Assistance Agency), София.’;

(ii)

the headings ‘B. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘C. DENMARK’, ‘D. GERMANY’, ‘E. ESTONIA’, ‘F. GREECE’, ‘G. SPAIN’, ‘H. FRANCE’, ‘I. IRELAND’, ‘J. ITALY’, ‘K. CYPRUS’, ‘L. LATVIA’, ‘M. LITHUANIA’, ‘N. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘O. HUNGARY’, ‘P. MALTA’, ‘Q. NETHERLANDS’, ‘R. AUSTRIA’, ‘S. POLAND’, ‘T. PORTUGAL’, ‘U. SLOVENIA’, ‘V. SLOVAKIA’, ‘W. FINLAND’, ‘X. SWEDEN’, ‘Y. UNITED KINGDOM’ are reordered with their respective entries and become ‘C. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘D. DENMARK’, ‘E. GERMANY’, ‘F. ESTONIA’, ‘G. GREECE’, ‘H. SPAIN’, ‘I. FRANCE’, ‘J. IRELAND’, ‘K. ITALY’, ‘L. CYPRUS’, ‘M. LATVIA’, ‘N. LITHUANIA’, ‘O. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘P. HUNGARY’, ‘Q. MALTA’, ‘R. NETHERLANDS’, ‘S. AUSTRIA’, ‘T. POLAND’, ‘U. PORTUGAL’, ‘W. SLOVENIA’, ‘X. SLOVAKIA’, ‘Y. FINLAND’, ‘Z. SWEDEN’, ‘AA. UNITED KINGDOM’;

(iii)

after the entry under the heading ‘U. PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘V.   ROMANIA

1.

Benefits in kind:

Casa Naţională de Asigurări de Sănătate (National Health Insurance House), Bucureşti.

2.   Cash benefits:

(a)

for sickness and maternity:

Casa Nationala de Asigurari de Sanatate, (National House for Health Insurance), Bucuresti;

(b)

invalidity, old age, survivors' pensions and death grants:

Casa Naţională de Pensii şi alte Drepturi de Asigurări Sociale (National House for Pensions and Other Social Insurance Rights), Bucureşti;

(c)

accidents at work and occupational diseases:

Casa Naţională de Pensii şi alte Drepturi de Asigurări Sociale (National House for Pensions and Other Social Insurance Rights), Bucureşti;

(d)

unemployment benefits:

Agenţia Naţională pentru Ocuparea Forţei de Muncă (National Agency for Employment), Bucureşti;

(e)

family benefits:

Ministerul Muncii, Solidarităţii Sociale şi Familiei (Ministry of Labour, Social Solidarity and Family), Bucureşti.’;

(e)

Annex 5 ‘Implementing provisions of bilateral conventions which remain in force (Articles 4(5), 5, 53(3), 104, 105(2), 116, 121 and 122 of the implementing Regulation)’ is amended as follows:

(i)

before the entry under the heading ‘1. BELGIUM — CZECH REPUBLIC’ insert:

‘1.   BELGIUM — BULGARIA

No convention.’;

(ii)

the numbering of the heading ‘BELGIUM — CZECH REPUBLIC’ is changed from ‘1’ to ‘2’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘3.

BELGIUM — DENMARK’

‘4.

BELGIUM — GERMANY’

‘5.

BELGIUM — ESTONIA’

‘6.

BELGIUM — GREECE’

‘7.

BELGIUM — SPAIN’

‘8.

BELGIUM — FRANCE’

‘9.

BELGIUM — IRELAND’

‘10.

BELGIUM — ITALY’

‘11.

BELGIUM — CYPRUS’

‘12.

BELGIUM — LATVIA’

‘13.

BELGIUM — LITHUANIA’

‘14.

BELGIUM — LUXEMBOURG’

‘15.

BELGIUM — HUNGARY’

‘16.

BELGIUM — MALTA’

‘17.

BELGIUM — NETHERLANDS’

‘18.

BELGIUM — AUSTRIA’

‘19.

BELGIUM — POLAND’

‘20.

BELGIUM — PORTUGAL’;

(iii)

after the entry under the heading ‘20. BELGIUM — PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘21.   BELGIUM — ROMANIA

No convention.’;

(iv)

the numbering of the heading ‘BELGIUM — SLOVENIA’ is changed from ‘20’ to ‘22’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘23.

BELGIUM — SLOVAKIA’

‘24.

BELGIUM — FINLAND’

‘25.

BELGIUM — SWEDEN’

‘26.

BELGIUM — UNITED KINGDOM’;

(v)

after the last entry under the heading ‘26. BELGIUM — UNITED KINGDOM’ insert:

‘27.   BULGARIA — CZECH REPUBLIC

Article 29(1) and (3) of the Agreement of 25 November 1998 and Article 5(4) of the Administrative Arrangement of 30 November 1999 on the waiving of reimbursement of the costs of administrative checks and medical examination.

28.   BULGARIA — DENMARK

No convention.

29.   BULGARIA — GERMANY

Articles 8 to 9 of the Administrative Agreement on implementing the Convention on social security of 17 December 1997 in the pension field.

30.   BULGARIA — ESTONIA

No convention.

31.   BULGARIA — GREECE

No convention.

32.   BULGARIA — SPAIN

None.

33.   BULGARIA — FRANCE

No convention.

34.   BULGARIA — IRELAND

No convention.

35.   BULGARIA — ITALY

No convention.

36.   BULGARIA — CYPRUS

No convention.

37.   BULGARIA — LATVIA

No convention.

38.   BULGARIA — LITHUANIA

No convention.

39.   BULGARIA — LUXEMBOURG

None.

40.   BULGARIA — HUNGARY

None.

41.   BULGARIA — MALTA

No convention.

42.   BULGARIA — NETHERLANDS

None.

43.   BULGARIA — AUSTRIA

None.

44.   BULGARIA — POLAND

None.

45.   BULGARIA — PORTUGAL

No convention.

46.   BULGARIA — ROMANIA

None.

47.   BULGARIA — SLOVENIA

None.

48.   BULGARIA — SLOVAKIA

Article 9(1) of the Administrative Agreement on implementing the Convention on social security of 30 May 2001.

49.   BULGARIA — FINLAND

No convention.

50.   BULGARIA — SWEDEN

No convention.

51.   BULGARIA — UNITED KINGDOM

None.’;

(vi)

the numbering of the heading ‘CZECH REPUBLIC — DENMARK’ is changed from ‘25’ to ‘52’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘53.

CZECH REPUBLIC — GERMANY’

‘54.

CZECH REPUBLIC — ESTONIA’

‘55.

CZECH REPUBLIC — GREECE’

‘56.

CZECH REPUBLIC — SPAIN’

‘57.

CZECH REPUBLIC — FRANCE’

‘58.

CZECH REPUBLIC — IRELAND’

‘59.

CZECH REPUBLIC — ITALY’

‘60.

CZECH REPUBLIC — CYPRUS’

‘61.

CZECH REPUBLIC — LATVIA’

‘62.

CZECH REPUBLIC — LITHUANIA’

‘63.

CZECH REPUBLIC — LUXEMBOURG’

‘64.

CZECH REPUBLIC — HUNGARY’

‘65.

CZECH REPUBLIC — MALTA’

‘66.

CZECH REPUBLIC — NETHERLANDS’

‘67.

CZECH REPUBLIC — AUSTRIA’

‘68.

CZECH REPUBLIC — POLAND’

‘69.

CZECH REPUBLIC — PORTUGAL’;

(vii)

after the words ‘No convention.’ under the heading ‘69. CZECH REPUBLIC — PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘70.   CZECH REPUBLIC — ROMANIA

None.’;

(viii)

the numbering of the heading ‘CZECH REPUBLIC — SLOVENIA’ is changed from ‘43’ to ‘71’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘72.

CZECH REPUBLIC — SLOVAKIA’

‘73.

CZECH REPUBLIC — FINLAND’

‘74.

CZECH REPUBLIC — SWEDEN’

‘75.

CZECH REPUBLIC — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘76.

DENMARK — GERMANY’

‘77.

DENMARK — ESTONIA’

‘78.

DENMARK — GREECE’

‘79.

DENMARK — SPAIN’

‘80.

DENMARK — FRANCE’

‘81.

DENMARK — IRELAND’

‘82.

DENMARK — ITALY’

‘83.

DENMARK — CYPRUS’

‘84.

DENMARK — LATVIA’

‘85.

DENMARK — LITHUANIA’

‘86.

DENMARK — LUXEMBOURG’

‘87.

DENMARK — HUNGARY’

‘88.

DENMARK — MALTA’

‘89.

DENMARK — NETHERLANDS’

‘90.

DENMARK — AUSTRIA’

‘91.

DENMARK — POLAND’

‘92.

DENMARK — PORTUGAL’;

(ix)

after the entry under the heading ‘92. DENMARK — PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘93.   DENMARK — ROMANIA

No convention.’;

(x)

the numbering of the heading ‘DENMARK — SLOVENIA’ is changed from ‘65’ to ‘94’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘95.

DENMARK — SLOVAKIA’

‘96.

DENMARK — FINLAND’

‘97.

DENMARK — SWEDEN’

‘98.

DENMARK — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘99.

GERMANY — ESTONIA’

‘100.

GERMANY — GREECE’

‘101.

GERMANY — SPAIN’

‘102.

GERMANY — FRANCE’

‘103.

GERMANY — IRELAND’

‘104.

GERMANY — ITALY’

‘105.

GERMANY — CYPRUS’

‘106.

GERMANY — LATVIA’

‘107.

GERMANY — LITHUANIA’

‘108.

GERMANY — LUXEMBOURG’

‘109.

GERMANY — HUNGARY’

‘110.

GERMANY — MALTA’

‘111.

GERMANY — NETHERLANDS’

‘112.

GERMANY — AUSTRIA’

‘113.

GERMANY — POLAND’

‘114.

GERMANY — PORTUGAL’;

(xi)

after the entry under the heading ‘114. GERMANY — PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘115.   GERMANY — ROMANIA

None.’;

(xii)

the numbering of the heading ‘GERMANY — SLOVENIA’ is changed from ‘86’ to ‘116’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘117.

GERMANY — SLOVAKIA’

‘118.

GERMANY — FINLAND’

‘119.

GERMANY — SWEDEN’

‘120.

GERMANY — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘121.

ESTONIA — GREECE’

‘122.

ESTONIA — SPAIN’

‘123.

ESTONIA — FRANCE’

‘124.

ESTONIA — IRELAND’

‘125.

ESTONIA — ITALY’

‘126.

ESTONIA — CYPRUS’

‘127.

ESTONIA — LATVIA’

‘128.

ESTONIA — LITHUANIA’

‘129.

ESTONIA — LUXEMBOURG’

‘130.

ESTONIA — HUNGARY’

‘131.

ESTONIA — MALTA’

‘132.

ESTONIA — NETHERLANDS’

‘133.

ESTONIA — AUSTRIA’

‘134.

ESTONIA — POLAND’

‘135.

ESTONIA — PORTUGAL’;

(xiii)

after the words ‘No convention.’ under the heading ‘135. ESTONIA — PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘136.   ESTONIA — ROMANIA

No convention.’;

(xiv)

the numbering of the heading ‘ESTONIA — SLOVENIA’ is changed from ‘106’ to ‘137’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘138.

ESTONIA — SLOVAKIA’

‘139.

ESTONIA — FINLAND’

‘140.

ESTONIA — SWEDEN’

‘141.

ESTONIA — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘142.

GREECE — SPAIN’

‘143.

GREECE — FRANCE’

‘144.

GREECE — IRELAND’

‘145.

GREECE — ITALY’

‘146.

GREECE — CYPRUS’

‘147.

GREECE — LATVIA’

‘148.

GREECE — LITHUANIA’

‘149.

GREECE — LUXEMBOURG’

‘150.

GREECE — HUNGARY’

‘151.

GREECE — MALTA’

‘152.

GREECE — NETHERLANDS’

‘153.

GREECE — AUSTRIA’

‘154.

GREECE — POLAND’

‘155.

GREECE — PORTUGAL’;

(xv)

after the words ‘Does not apply.’ under the heading ‘155. GREECE — PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘156.   GREECE — ROMANIA

None.’;

(xvi)

the numbering of the heading ‘GREECE — SLOVENIA’ is changed from ‘125’ to ‘157’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘158.

GREECE — SLOVAKIA’

‘159.

GREECE — FINLAND’

‘160.

GREECE — SWEDEN’

‘161.

GREECE — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘162.

SPAIN — FRANCE’

‘163.

SPAIN — IRELAND’

‘164.

SPAIN — ITALY’

‘165.

SPAIN — CYPRUS’

‘166.

SPAIN — LATVIA’

‘167.

SPAIN — LITHUANIA’

‘168.

SPAIN — LUXEMBOURG’

‘169.

SPAIN — HUNGARY’

‘170.

SPAIN — MALTA’

‘171.

SPAIN — NETHERLANDS’

‘172.

SPAIN — AUSTRIA’

‘173.

SPAIN — POLAND’

‘174.

SPAIN — PORTUGAL’;

(xvii)

after the last entry under the heading ‘174. SPAIN — PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘175.   SPAIN — ROMANIA

None.’;

(xviii)

the numbering of the heading ‘SPAIN — SLOVENIA’ is changed from ‘143’ to ‘176’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘177.

SPAIN — SLOVAKIA’

‘178.

SPAIN — FINLAND’

‘179.

SPAIN — SWEDEN’

‘180.

SPAIN — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘181.

FRANCE — IRELAND’

‘182.

FRANCE — ITALY’

‘183.

FRANCE — CYPRUS’

‘184.

FRANCE — LATVIA’

‘185.

FRANCE — LITHUANIA’

‘186.

FRANCE — LUXEMBOURG’

‘187.

FRANCE — HUNGARY’

‘188.

FRANCE — MALTA’

‘189.

FRANCE — NETHERLANDS’

‘190.

FRANCE — AUSTRIA’

‘191.

FRANCE — POLAND’

‘192.

FRANCE — PORTUGAL’;

(xix)

after the entry under the heading ‘192. FRANCE — PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘193.   FRANCE — ROMANIA

None.’;

(xx)

the numbering of the heading ‘FRANCE — SLOVENIA’ is changed from ‘160’ to ‘194’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘195.

FRANCE — SLOVAKIA’

‘196.

FRANCE — FINLAND’

‘197.

FRANCE — SWEDEN’

‘198.

FRANCE — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘199.

IRELAND — ITALY’

‘200.

IRELAND — CYPRUS’

‘201.

IRELAND — LATVIA’

‘202.

IRELAND — LITHUANIA’

‘203.

IRELAND — LUXEMBOURG’

‘204.

IRELAND — HUNGARY’

‘205.

IRELAND — MALTA’

‘206.

IRELAND — NETHERLANDS’

‘207.

IRELAND — AUSTRIA’

‘208.

IRELAND — POLAND’

‘209.

IRELAND — PORTUGAL’;

(xxi)

after the words ‘Does not apply.’ under the heading ‘209. IRELAND — PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘210.   IRELAND — ROMANIA

No convention.’;

(xxii)

the numbering of the heading ‘IRELAND — SLOVENIA’ is changed from ‘176’ to‘211’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘212.

IRELAND — SLOVAKIA’

‘213.

IRELAND — FINLAND’

‘214.

IRELAND — SWEDEN’

‘215.

IRELAND — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘216.

ITALY — CYPRUS’

‘217.

ITALY — LATVIA’

‘218.

ITALY — LITHUANIA’

‘219.

ITALY — LUXEMBOURG’

‘220.

ITALY — HUNGARY’

‘221.

ITALY — MALTA’

‘222.

ITALY — NETHERLANDS’

‘223.

ITALY — AUSTRIA’

‘224.

ITALY — POLAND’

‘225.

ITALY — PORTUGAL’;

(xxiii)

after the words ‘Does not apply.’ under the heading ‘225. ITALY — PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘226.   ITALY — ROMANIA

No convention.’;

(xxiv)

the numbering of the heading ‘ITALY — SLOVENIA’ is changed from ‘191’ to ‘227’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘228.

ITALY — SLOVAKIA’

‘229.

ITALY — FINLAND’

‘230.

ITALY — SWEDEN’

‘231.

ITALY — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘232.

CYPRUS — LATVIA’

‘233.

CYPRUS — LITHUANIA’

‘234.

CYPRUS — LUXEMBOURG’

‘235.

CYPRUS — HUNGARY’

‘236.

CYPRUS — MALTA’

‘237.

CYPRUS — NETHERLANDS’

‘238.

CYPRUS — AUSTRIA’

‘239.

CYPRUS — POLAND’

‘240.

CYPRUS — PORTUGAL’;

(xxv)

after the words ‘No convention.’ under the heading ‘240. CYPRUS — PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘241.   CYPRUS — ROMANIA

No convention.’;

(xxvi)

the numbering of the heading ‘CYPRUS — SLOVENIA’ is changed from ‘205’ to ‘242’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘243.

CYPRUS — SLOVAKIA’

‘244.

CYPRUS — FINLAND’

‘245.

CYPRUS — SWEDEN’

‘246.

CYPRUS — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘247.

LATVIA — LITHUANIA’

‘248.

LATVIA — LUXEMBOURG’

‘249.

LATVIA — HUNGARY’

‘250.

LATVIA — MALTA’

‘251.

LATVIA — NETHERLANDS’

‘252.

LATVIA — AUSTRIA’

‘253.

LATVIA — POLAND’

‘254.

LATVIA — PORTUGAL’;

(xxvii)

after the words ‘No convention.’ under the heading ‘254. LATVIA — PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘255.   LATVIA — ROMANIA

No convention.’;

(xxviii)

the numbering of the heading ‘LATVIA — SLOVENIA’ is changed from ‘218’ to ‘256’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘257.

LATVIA — SLOVAKIA’

‘258.

LATVIA — FINLAND’

‘259.

LATVIA — SWEDEN’

‘260.

LATVIA — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘261.

LITHUANIA — LUXEMBOURG’

‘262.

LITHUANIA — HUNGARY’

‘263.

LITHUANIA — MALTA’

‘264.

LITHUANIA — NETHERLANDS’

‘265.

LITHUANIA — AUSTRIA’

‘266.

LITHUANIA — POLAND’

‘267.

LITHUANIA — PORTUGAL’;

(xxix)

after the words ‘No convention.’ under the heading ‘267. LITHUANIA — PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘268.   LITHUANIA — ROMANIA

No convention.’;

(xxx)

the numbering of the heading ‘LITHUANIA — SLOVENIA’ is changed from ‘230’ to ‘269’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘270.

LITHUANIA — SLOVAKIA’

‘271.

LITHUANIA — FINLAND’

‘272.

LITHUANIA — SWEDEN’

‘273.

LITHUANIA — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘274.

LUXEMBOURG — HUNGARY’

‘275.

LUXEMBOURG — MALTA’

‘276.

LUXEMBOURG — NETHERLANDS’

‘277.

LUXEMBOURG — AUSTRIA’

‘278.

LUXEMBOURG — POLAND’

‘279.

LUXEMBOURG — PORTUGAL’;

(xxxi)

after the entry under the heading ‘279. LUXEMBOURG — PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘280.   LUXEMBOURG — ROMANIA

None.’;

(xxxii)

the numbering of the heading ‘LUXEMBOURG — SLOVENIA’ is changed from ‘241’ to ‘281’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘282.

LUXEMBOURG — SLOVAKIA’

‘283.

LUXEMBOURG — FINLAND’

‘284.

LUXEMBOURG — SWEDEN’

‘285.

LUXEMBOURG — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘286.

HUNGARY — MALTA’

‘287.

HUNGARY — NETHERLANDS’

‘288.

HUNGARY — AUSTRIA’

‘289.

HUNGARY — POLAND’

‘290.

HUNGARY — PORTUGAL’;

(xxxiii)

after the words ‘No convention.’ under the heading ‘290. HUNGARY– PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘291.   HUNGARY — ROMANIA

None.’;

(xxxiv)

the numbering of the heading ‘HUNGARY — SLOVENIA’ is changed from ‘251’ to ‘292’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘293.

HUNGARY — SLOVAKIA’

‘294.

HUNGARY — FINLAND’

‘295.

HUNGARY — SWEDEN’

‘296.

HUNGARY — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘297.

MALTA — NETHERLANDS’

‘298.

MALTA — AUSTRIA’

‘299.

MALTA — POLAND’

‘300.

MALTA — PORTUGAL’;

(xxxv)

after the words ‘No convention.’ under the heading ‘300. MALTA — PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘301.   MALTA — ROMANIA

No convention.’;

(xxxvi)

the numbering of the heading ‘MALTA — SLOVENIA’ is changed from ‘260’ to ‘302’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘303.

MALTA — SLOVAKIA’

‘304.

MALTA — FINLAND’

‘305.

MALTA — SWEDEN’

‘306.

MALTA — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘307.

NETHERLANDS — AUSTRIA’

‘308.

NETHERLANDS — POLAND’

‘309.

NETHERLANDS — PORTUGAL’;

(xxxvii)

after the entry under the heading ‘309. NETHERLANDS — PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘310.   NETHERLANDS — ROMANIA

None.’;

(xxxviii)

the numbering of the heading ‘NETHERLANDS — SLOVENIA’ is changed from ‘268’ to ‘311’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘312.

NETHERLANDS — SLOVAKIA’

‘313.

NETHERLANDS — FINLAND’

‘314.

NETHERLANDS — SWEDEN’

‘315.

NETHERLANDS — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘316.

AUSTRIA — POLAND’

‘317.

AUSTRIA — PORTUGAL’

(xxxix)

after the entry under the heading ‘317. AUSTRIA — PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘318.   AUSTRIA — ROMANIA

None.’;

(xl)

the numbering of the heading ‘AUSTRIA — SLOVENIA’ is changed from ‘275’ to ‘319’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘320.

AUSTRIA — SLOVAKIA’

‘321.

AUSTRIA — FINLAND’

‘322.

AUSTRIA — SWEDEN’

‘323.

AUSTRIA — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘324.

POLAND — PORTUGAL’

(xli)

after the words ‘No convention.’ under the heading ‘324. POLAND — PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘325.   POLAND — ROMANIA

No convention.’;

(xlii)

the numbering of the heading ‘POLAND — SLOVENIA’ is changed from ‘281’ to ‘326’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘327.

POLAND — SLOVAKIA’

‘328.

POLAND — FINLAND’

‘329.

POLAND — SWEDEN’

‘330.

POLAND — UNITED KINGDOM’;

(xliii)

after the word ‘None.’ under the heading ‘330. POLAND — UNITED KINGDOM’ insert:

‘331.   PORTUGAL — ROMANIA

No convention.’;

(xliv)

the numbering of the heading ‘PORTUGAL — SLOVENIA’ is changed from ‘286’ to ‘332’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘333.

PORTUGAL — SLOVAKIA’

‘334.

PORTUGAL — FINLAND’

‘335.

PORTUGAL — SWEDEN’

‘336.

PORTUGAL — UNITED KINGDOM’;

(xlv)

after the last entry under the heading ‘336. PORTUGAL — UNITED KINGDOM’ insert:

‘337.   ROMANIA — SLOVENIA

None.

338.   ROMANIA — SLOVAKIA

None.

339.   ROMANIA — FINLAND

No convention.

340.   ROMANIA — SWEDEN

No convention.

341.   ROMANIA — UNITED KINGDOM

None.’;

(xlvi)

the numbering of the heading ‘SLOVENIA — SLOVAKIA’ is changed from ‘291’ to ‘342’ and the subsequent headings are renumbered as follows:

‘343.

SLOVENIA — FINLAND’

‘344.

SLOVENIA — SWEDEN’

‘345.

SLOVENIA — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘346.

SLOVAKIA — FINLAND’

‘347.

SLOVAKIA — SWEDEN’

‘348.

SLOVAKIA — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘349.

FINLAND — SWEDEN’

‘350.

FINLAND — UNITED KINGDOM’

‘351.

SWEDEN — UNITED KINGDOM’;

(f)

Annex 6 ‘Procedure for the payment of benefits (Articles 4(6), 53(1) and 122 of the implementing Regulation)’ is amended as follows:

(i)

after the last entry under the heading ‘A. BELGIUM’ insert:

‘B.   BULGARIA

1.

dealings with Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, France, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta, Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom: direct payment.

2.

dealings with Germany, Cyprus and Lithuania: payment through liaison bodies.’;

(ii)

the headings ‘B. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘C. DENMARK’, ‘D. GERMANY’, ‘E. ESTONIA’, ‘F. GREECE’, ‘G. SPAIN’, ‘H. FRANCE’, ‘I. IRELAND’, ‘J. ITALY’, ‘K. CYPRUS’, ‘L. LATVIA’, ‘M. LITHUANIA’, ‘N. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘O. HUNGARY’, ‘P. MALTA’, ‘Q. NETHERLANDS’, ‘R. AUSTRIA’, ‘S. POLAND’, ‘T. PORTUGAL’, ‘U. SLOVENIA’, ‘V. SLOVAKIA’, ‘W. FINLAND’, ‘X. SWEDEN’, ‘Y. UNITED KINGDOM’ are reordered with their respective entries and become ‘C. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘D. DENMARK’, ‘E. GERMANY’, ‘F. ESTONIA’, ‘G. GREECE’, ‘H. SPAIN’, ‘I. FRANCE’, ‘J. IRELAND’, ‘K. ITALY’, ‘L. CYPRUS’, ‘M. LATVIA’, ‘N. LITHUANIA’, ‘O. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘P. HUNGARY’, ‘Q. MALTA’, ‘R. NETHERLANDS’, ‘S. AUSTRIA’, ‘T. POLAND’, ‘U. PORTUGAL’, ‘W. SLOVENIA’, ‘X. SLOVAKIA’, ‘Y. FINLAND’, ‘Z. SWEDEN’, ‘AA. UNITED KINGDOM’;

(iii)

Section ‘E. GERMANY’ is amended as follows:

(a)

in points 1(b) and 2(b) the words ‘Bulgaria and’ are inserted before the words ‘the Netherlands’;

(b)

in point 4(b) the word ‘Bulgaria’ is inserted after the word ‘Belgium’;

(iv)

after the entry under the heading ‘U. PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘V.   ROMANIA

Direct payment.’;

(g)

Annex 7 ‘Banks (Articles 4 (7), 55 (3) and 122 of the implementing Regulation)’ is amended as follows:

(i)

after the word ‘None.’ under the heading ‘A. BELGIUM’ insert:

‘B.   BULGARIA

Булбанк (Bulbank), София.’;

(ii)

the headings ‘B. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘C. DENMARK’, ‘D. GERMANY’, ‘E. ESTONIA’, ‘F. GREECE’, ‘G. SPAIN’, ‘H. FRANCE’, ‘I. IRELAND’, ‘J. ITALY’, ‘K. CYPRUS’, ‘L. LATVIA’, ‘M. LITHUANIA’, ‘N. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘O. HUNGARY’, ‘P. MALTA’, ‘Q. NETHERLANDS’, ‘R. AUSTRIA’, ‘S. POLAND’, ‘T. PORTUGAL’, ‘U. SLOVENIA’, ‘V. SLOVAKIA’, ‘W. FINLAND’, ‘X. SWEDEN’, ‘Y. UNITED KINGDOM’ are reordered with their respective entries and become ‘C. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘D. DENMARK’, ‘E. GERMANY’, ‘F. ESTONIA’, ‘G. GREECE’, ‘H. SPAIN’, ‘I. FRANCE’, ‘J. IRELAND’, ‘K. ITALY’, ‘L. CYPRUS’, ‘M. LATVIA’, ‘N. LITHUANIA’, ‘O. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘P. HUNGARY’, ‘Q. MALTA’, ‘R. NETHERLANDS’, ‘S. AUSTRIA’, ‘T. POLAND’, ‘U. PORTUGAL’, ‘W. SLOVENIA’, ‘X. SLOVAKIA’, ‘Y. FINLAND’, ‘Z. SWEDEN’, ‘AA. UNITED KINGDOM’;

(iii)

after the entry under the heading ‘U. Portugal’ insert:

‘V.   ROMANIA

Banca Naţională a României (National Bank of Romania), Bucureşti.’;

(h)

Annex 8 is replaced by the following:

‘ANNEX 8 (B) (12) (13)

GRANT OF FAMILY BENEFITS

(Articles 4(8), 10a(d) and 122 of the implementing Regulation)

Article 10a(d) of the implementing Regulation is applicable to:

A.   Employed persons and self-employed persons

(a)

with a reference period of one calendar month in dealings between:

Belgium and Bulgaria,

Belgium and the Czech Republic,

Belgium and Germany,

Belgium and Greece,

Belgium and Spain,

Belgium and France,

Belgium and Ireland,

Belgium and Lithuania,

Belgium and Luxembourg,

Belgium and Austria,

Belgium and Poland,

Belgium and Portugal,

Belgium and Romania,

Belgium and Slovakia,

Belgium and Finland,

Belgium and Sweden,

Belgium and the United Kingdom,

Bulgaria and the Czech Republic,

Bulgaria and Germany,

Bulgaria and Estonia,

Bulgaria and Greece,

Bulgaria and Spain,

Bulgaria and France,

Bulgaria and Ireland,

Bulgaria and Cyprus,

Bulgaria and Latvia,

Bulgaria and Lithuania,

Bulgaria and Luxembourg,

Bulgaria and Hungary,

Bulgaria and Malta,

Bulgaria and the Netherlands,

Bulgaria and Austria,

Bulgaria and Poland,

Bulgaria and Portugal,

Bulgaria and Romania,

Bulgaria and Slovakia,

Bulgaria and Finland,

Bulgaria and Sweden,

Bulgaria and the United Kingdom,

the Czech Republic and Denmark,

the Czech Republic and Germany,

the Czech Republic and Greece,

the Czech Republic and Spain,

the Czech Republic and France,

the Czech Republic and Ireland,

the Czech Republic and Latvia,

the Czech Republic and Lithuania,

the Czech Republic and Luxembourg,

the Czech Republic and Hungary,

the Czech Republic and Malta,

the Czech Republic and the Netherlands,

the Czech Republic and Austria,

the Czech Republic and Poland,

the Czech Republic and Portugal,

the Czech Republic and Romania,

the Czech Republic and Slovenia,

the Czech Republic and Slovakia,

the Czech Republic and Finland,

the Czech Republic and Sweden,

the Czech Republic and the United Kingdom,

Denmark and Lithuania,

Denmark and Poland,

Denmark and Slovakia,

Germany and Greece,

Germany and Spain,

Germany and France,

Germany and Ireland,

Germany and Lithuania,

Germany and Luxembourg,

Germany and Austria,

Germany and Poland,

Germany and Romania,

Germany and Slovakia,

Germany and Finland,

Germany and Sweden,

Germany and the United Kingdom,

Estonia and Romania,

Greece and Lithuania,

Greece and Poland,

Greece and Romania,

Greece and Slovakia,

Spain and Lithuania,

Spain and Austria,

Spain and Poland,

Spain and Romania,

Spain and Slovenia,

Spain and Slovakia,

Spain and Finland,

Spain and Sweden,

France and Lithuania,

France and Luxembourg,

France and Austria,

France and Poland,

France and Portugal,

France and Romania,

France and Slovenia,

France and Slovakia,

France and Finland,

France and Sweden,

Ireland and Lithuania,

Ireland and Austria,

Ireland and Poland,

Ireland and Portugal,

Ireland and Romania,

Ireland and Slovakia,

Ireland and Sweden,

Latvia and Lithuania,

Latvia and Luxembourg,

Latvia and Hungary,

Latvia and Poland,

Latvia and Romania,

Latvia and Slovenia,

Latvia and Slovakia,

Latvia and Finland,

Lithuania and Luxembourg,

Lithuania and Hungary,

Lithuania and the Netherlands,

Lithuania and Austria,

Lithuania and Portugal,

Lithuania and Romania,

Lithuania and Slovenia,

Lithuania and Slovakia,

Lithuania and Finland,

Lithuania and Sweden,

Lithuania and the United Kingdom,

Luxembourg and Austria,

Luxembourg and Poland,

Luxembourg and Portugal,

Luxembourg and Romania,

Luxembourg and Slovenia,

Luxembourg and Slovakia,

Luxembourg and Finland,

Luxembourg and Sweden,

Hungary and Austria,

Hungary and Poland,

Hungary and Romania,

Hungary and Slovenia,

Hungary and Slovakia,

Malta and Romania,

Malta and Slovakia,

the Netherlands and Austria,

the Netherlands and Poland,

the Netherlands and Romania,

the Netherlands and Slovakia,

the Netherlands and Finland,

the Netherlands and Sweden,

Austria and Poland,

Austria and Portugal,

Austria and Romania,

Austria and Slovenia,

Austria and Slovakia,

Austria and Finland,

Austria and Sweden,

Austria and the United Kingdom,

Poland and Portugal,

Poland and Romania,

Poland and Slovenia,

Poland and Slovakia,

Poland and Finland,

Poland and Sweden,

Poland and the United Kingdom,

Portugal and Romania,

Portugal and Slovenia,

Portugal and Slovakia,

Portugal and Finland,

Portugal and Sweden,

Portugal and the United Kingdom,

Romania and Slovenia,

Romania and Slovakia,

Romania and Finland,

Romania and Sweden,

Romania and the United Kingdom,

Slovenia and Slovakia,

Slovenia and Finland,

Slovenia and the United Kingdom,

Slovakia and Finland,

Slovakia and Sweden,

Slovakia and the United Kingdom,

Finland and Sweden,

Finland and the United Kingdom,

Sweden and the United Kingdom.

(b)

with a reference period of a quarter of a calendar year in dealings between:

Denmark and Germany,

the Netherlands and Denmark, Germany, France, Luxembourg, Portugal.

B.   Self-employed persons

With a reference period of a quarter of a calendar year in dealings between:

Belgium and the Netherlands.

C.   Employed persons

With a reference period of one calendar month in dealings between:

Belgium and the Netherlands.’;

(i)

Annex 9 ‘Calculation of the average annual cost of benefits in kind (Articles 4(9), 94(3)(a) and 95(3)(a) of the implementing Regulation)’ is amended as follows:

(i)

after the entry under the heading ‘A. BELGIUM’ insert:

‘B.   BULGARIA

The average annual cost of benefits in kind shall be calculated by taking into consideration the benefits in kind paid by the National Health Insurance Fund in accordance with the Law on Health Insurance.’;

(ii)

the headings ‘B. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘C. DENMARK’, ‘D. GERMANY’, ‘E. ESTONIA’, ‘F. GREECE’, ‘G. SPAIN’, ‘H. FRANCE’, ‘I. IRELAND’, ‘J. ITALY’, ‘K. CYPRUS’, ‘L. LATVIA’, ‘M. LITHUANIA’, ‘N. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘O. HUNGARY’, ‘P. MALTA’, ‘Q. NETHERLANDS’, ‘R. AUSTRIA’, ‘S. POLAND’, ‘T. PORTUGAL’, ‘U. SLOVENIA’, ‘V. SLOVAKIA’, ‘W. FINLAND’, ‘X. SWEDEN’, ‘Y. UNITED KINGDOM’ are reordered with their respective entries and become ‘C. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘D. DENMARK’, ‘E. GERMANY’, ‘F. ESTONIA’, ‘G. GREECE’, ‘H. SPAIN’, ‘I. FRANCE’, ‘J. IRELAND’, ‘K. ITALY’, ‘L. CYPRUS’, ‘M. LATVIA’, ‘N. LITHUANIA’, ‘O. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘P. HUNGARY’, ‘Q. MALTA’, ‘R. NETHERLANDS’, ‘S. AUSTRIA’, ‘T. POLAND’, ‘U. PORTUGAL’, ‘W. SLOVENIA’, ‘X. SLOVAKIA’, ‘Y. FINLAND’, ‘Z. SWEDEN’, ‘AA. UNITED KINGDOM’;

(iii)

after the entry under the heading ‘U. PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘V.   ROMANIA

The annual average cost of benefits in kind shall be calculated by taking into consideration the benefits provided under the health insurance scheme.’;

(j)

Annex 10 ‘Institutions and bodies designated by the competent authorities (Article 4(10) of the implementing Regulation)’ is amended as follows:

(i)

after the last entry under the heading ‘A. BELGIUM’ insert:

‘B.   BULGARIA

1.

For the purposes of applying Articles 14c, 14d(3) and 17 of the Regulation:

Национален осигурителен институт (National Social Security Institute), София.

2.

For the purposes of applying Article 6(1) of the implementing Regulation:

Национален осигурителен институт (National Social Security Institute), София.

3.

For the purposes of applying Articles 8, 10b, 11(1), 11а(1), 12а, 13(3), 14(1), (2) and (3) and 38(1) of the implementing Regulation:

Министерство на здравеопазването (Ministry of Health), София,

Национален осигурителен институт (National Social Security Institute), София,

Национална здравноосигурителна каса (National Health Insurance Fund), София.

4.

For the purposes of applying Articles 70(1), 80(2), 81, 82(2) and 91(2) of the implementing Regulation:

Национален осигурителен институт (National Social Security Institute), София.

5.

For the purposes of applying Articles 85(2), 86(2), 89(1), 102(2), 109 and 110 of the implementing Regulation:

Министерство на здравеопазването (Ministry of Health), София,

Национален осигурителен институт (National Social Security Institute), София,

Национална здравноосигурителна каса (National Health Insurance Fund), София.

6.

For the purposes of applying Article 113(2) of the implementing Regulation:

Министерство на здравеопазването (Ministry of Health), София,

Национална здравноосигурителна каса (National Health Insurance Fund), София.’;

(ii)

the headings ‘B. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘C. DENMARK’, ‘D. GERMANY’, ‘E. ESTONIA’, ‘F. GREECE’, ‘G. SPAIN’, ‘H. FRANCE’, ‘I. IRELAND’, ‘J. ITALY’, ‘K. CYPRUS’, ‘L. LATVIA’, ‘M. LITHUANIA’, ‘N. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘O. HUNGARY’, ‘P. MALTA’, ‘Q. NETHERLANDS’, ‘R. AUSTRIA’, ‘S. POLAND’, ‘T. PORTUGAL’, ‘U. SLOVENIA’, ‘V. SLOVAKIA’, ‘W. FINLAND’, ‘X. SWEDEN’, ‘Y. UNITED KINGDOM’ are reordered with their respective entries and become ‘C. CZECH REPUBLIC’, ‘D. DENMARK’, ‘E. GERMANY’, ‘F. ESTONIA’, ‘G. GREECE’, ‘H. SPAIN’, ‘I. FRANCE’, ‘J. IRELAND’, ‘K. ITALY’, ‘L. CYPRUS’, ‘M. LATVIA’, ‘N. LITHUANIA’, ‘O. LUXEMBOURG’, ‘P. HUNGARY’, ‘Q. MALTA’, ‘R. NETHERLANDS’, ‘S. AUSTRIA’, ‘T. POLAND’, ‘U. PORTUGAL’, ‘W. SLOVENIA’, ‘X. SLOVAKIA’, ‘Y. FINLAND’, ‘Z. SWEDEN’, ‘AA. UNITED KINGDOM’;

(iii)

after the last entry under the heading ‘U. PORTUGAL’ insert:

‘V.   ROMANIA

1.

For the purposes of applying Articles 14(1)(b) and 17 of the Regulation and for the purposes of applying Articles 10(b), 11(1), 11a(1), 12(a), 13(2) and (3), 14(1), (2) and (3), 80(2), 81 and 85(2) of the implementing Regulation:

Casa Naţională de Pensii şi alte Drepturi de Asigurări Sociale (National House for Pensions and Other Social Insurance Rights), Bucureşti.

2.   For the purposes of applying Articles 38(1), 70(1), 82(2) and 86(2) of the implementing Regulation:

(a)

cash benefits:

Casa Naţională de Pensii şi alte Drepturi de Asigurări Sociale (National House for Pensions and Other Social Insurance Rights), Bucureşti;

(b)

benefits in kind:

Casa Naţională de Asigurări de Sănătate (National House for Health Insurance), Bucureşti.

3.

For the purposes of applying Article 102(2) of the implementing Regulation (reimbursing of expenses in kind in accordance with Articles 36 and 63 of the Regulation):

Casa Naţională de Asigurări de Sănătate (National House for Health Insurance), Bucureşti.

4.

For the purposes of applying Article 102(2) of the implementing Regulation (reimbursing of expenses concerning unemployment benefits in accordance with Article 70 of the Regulation):

Agenţia Naţională pentru Ocuparea Forţei de Muncă (National Agency for Employment), Bucureşti.’;