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Volume 62
12 September 2019


Contents

 

II   Non-legislative acts

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DECISIONS

 

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Council Decision (EU) 2019/1398 of 10 September 2019 appointing three members, proposed by the Italian Republic, of the Committee of the Regions

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Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/1399 of 10 September 2019 amending Implementing Decision 2014/909/EU as regards the list of areas subject to protective measures in relation to small hive beetle in Italy (notified under document C(2019) 6418)  ( 1 )

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III   Other acts

 

 

EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA

 

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Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 84/2019 of 29 March 2019 amending Annex IX (Financial services) to the EEA Agreement [2019/1400]

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Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 188/2019 of 10 July 2019 amending Annex IX (Financial Services) to the EEA Agreement [2019/1401]

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Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 190/2019 of 10 July 2019 amending Annex IX (Financial services) and Annex XIX (Consumer protection) to the EEA Agreement [2019/1402]

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Corrigenda

 

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Corrigendum to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1090 of 26 June 2019 concerning the non-renewal of approval of the active substance dimethoate, 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 173, 27.6.2019 )

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(1)   Text with EEA relevance.

EN

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.


II Non-legislative acts

DECISIONS

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COUNCIL DECISION (EU) 2019/1398

of 10 September 2019

appointing three members, proposed by the Italian Republic, of the Committee of the Regions

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, and in particular Article 305 thereof,

Having regard to the proposal of the Italian Government,

Whereas:

(1)

On 26 January 2015, 5 February 2015 and 23 June 2015, the Council adopted Decisions (EU) 2015/116 (1), (EU) 2015/190 (2) and (EU) 2015/994 (3) appointing the members and alternate members of the Committee of the Regions for the period from 26 January 2015 to 25 January 2020. On 8 October 2018, by Council Decision (EU) 2018/1510 (4), Ms Micaela FANELLI was reappointed as a member to take account of her new mandate.

(2)

Two members' seats on the Committee of the Regions have become vacant following the end of the terms of office of Ms Micaela FANELLI and Ms Catiuscia MARINI.

(3)

A member's seat on the Committee of the Regions has become vacant following the end of the mandate on the basis of which Mr Matteo Luigi BIANCHI (Sindaco del Comune di Morazzone (VA)) was proposed,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The following are hereby appointed as members to the Committee of the Regions for the remainder of the current term of office, which runs until 25 January 2020:

Ms Virginia RAGGI, Sindaco di Roma Capitale,

Mr Alberto CIRIO, Presidente della Regione Piemonte,

Mr Matteo Luigi BIANCHI, Consigliere del Comune di Morazzone (VA) (change of mandate).

Article 2

This Decision shall enter into force on the date of its adoption.

Done at Brussels, 10 September 2019.

For the Council

The President

T. TUPPURAINEN


(1)  Council Decision (EU) 2015/116 of 26 January 2015 appointing the members and alternate members of the Committee of the Regions for the period from 26 January 2015 to 25 January 2020 (OJ L 20, 27.1.2015, p. 42).

(2)  Council Decision (EU) 2015/190 of 5 February 2015 appointing the members and alternate members of the Committee of the Regions for the period from 26 January 2015 to 25 January 2020 (OJ L 31, 7.2.2015, p. 25).

(3)  Council Decision (EU) 2015/994 of 23 June 2015 appointing the members and alternate members of the Committee of the Regions for the period from 26 January 2015 to 25 January 2020 (OJ L 159, 25.6.2015, p. 70).

(4)  Council Decision (EU) 2018/1510 of 8 October 2018 appointing two members, proposed by the Italian Republic, of the Committee of the Regions (OJ L 255, 11.10.2018, p. 15).


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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2019/1399

of 10 September 2019

amending Implementing Decision 2014/909/EU as regards the list of areas subject to protective measures in relation to small hive beetle in Italy

(notified under document C(2019) 6418)

(Only the Italian text is authentic)

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Directive 89/662/EEC of 11 December 1989 concerning veterinary checks in intra-Community trade with a view to the completion of the internal market (1), and in particular Article 9(4) thereof,

Having regard to Council Directive 90/425/EEC of 26 June 1990 concerning veterinary checks applicable in intra-Union trade in certain live animals and products with a view to the completion of the internal market (2), and in particular Article 10(4) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Commission Implementing Decision 2014/909/EU (3) established certain protective measures to be taken by Italy following the occurrences of the small hive beetle (Aethina tumida) in certain areas, originally in the regions of Calabria and Sicily. Following epidemiological developments in the past years and following the entry into force of Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/370 (4), those measures are currently limited to the region of Calabria.

(2)

On 21 June 2019 Italy notified the Commission of a new occurrence of small hive beetle in Sicily. As a consequence, the list of areas subject to the protective measures provided for in the Annex to Implementing Decision 2014/909/EU should be extended to include the region of Sicily again.

(3)

Implementing Decision 2014/909/EU should therefore be amended accordingly.

(4)

The measures provided for in this Decision are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The table in the Annex to Implementing Decision 2014/909/EU is replaced by the following:

‘Member State

Areas subject to protective measures

Italy

Region of Calabria: whole Region

Region of Sicily: whole Region’

Article 2

This Decision is addressed to the Italian Republic.

Done at Brussels, 10 September 2019.

For the Commission

Vytenis ANDRIUKAITIS

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 395, 30.12.1989, p. 13.

(2)  OJ L 224, 18.8.1990, p. 29.

(3)  Commission Implementing Decision 2014/909/EU of 12 December 2014 concerning certain protective measures with regard to confirmed occurrences of the small hive beetle in Italy (OJ L 359, 16.12.2014, p. 161).

(4)  Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/370 of 1 March 2017 amending Commission Implementing Decision 2014/909/EU by extending the period of application of certain protective measures and amending the list of areas subject to protective measures in relation to small hive beetle in Italy (OJ L 56, 3.3.2017, p. 213).


III Other acts

EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA

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DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE No 84/2019

of 29 March 2019

amending Annex IX (Financial services) to the EEA Agreement [2019/1400]

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)

Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2017 on the prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading on a regulated market, and repealing Directive 2003/71/EC (1) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(2)

Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 repeals Directive 2003/71/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (2), which is incorporated into the EEA Agreement and which is consequently to be repealed under the EEA Agreement with effect from 21 July 2019.

(3)

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

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

Annex IX to the EEA Agreement shall be amended as follows:

(1)

Point 29b (Directive 2003/71/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council) is deleted with effect from 21 July 2019.

(2)

The following is inserted after point 29bc (Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/301):

‘29bd.

32017 R 1129: Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2017 on the prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading on a regulated market, and repealing Directive 2003/71/EC (OJ L 168, 30.6.2017, p. 12).

The provisions of the Regulation shall, for the purposes of this Agreement, be read with the following adaptations:

(a)

Notwithstanding the provisions of Protocol 1 to this Agreement, and unless otherwise provided for in this Agreement, the terms “Member State(s)” and “competent authorities” shall be understood to include, in addition to their meaning in the Regulation, the EFTA States and their competent authorities, respectively.

(b)

References to other acts in the Regulation shall be considered relevant to the extent and in the form that those acts are incorporated into the Agreement.

(c)

In Article 9(3), the words “or the date of entry into force of Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 84/2019 of 29 March 2019, whichever is the later” shall be inserted after the words “21 July 2019”.

(d)

In Article 22(11), the words “Union law” shall be replaced by “the EEA Agreement”.

(e)

In the second sentence of Article 33(5) the words “or, as the case may be, the EFTA Surveillance Authority” shall be inserted after the word “ESMA”.

(f)

In Article 34(1), as regards the EFTA States, the words “and the EFTA Surveillance Authority” shall be inserted after the word “ESMA”.

(g)

In Article 35(2), the words “laid down by Union” shall be replaced by “of the EEA Agreement”.

(h)

In the second sentence of Article 37(3) the words “or, as the case may be, the EFTA Surveillance Authority” shall be inserted after the word “ESMA”.

(i)

In Article 38(2)(d), the words “Union law” shall read “provisions of the EEA Agreement”.

(j)

In Article 46(3), the words “or the date of entry into force of Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 84/2019 of 29 March 2019, whichever is the later” shall be inserted after the words “21 July 2019”.

(k)

In Article 49(2) and (3), the words “or the date of entry into force of Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 84/2019 of 29 March 2019, whichever is the later” shall be inserted after the words “21 July 2019”.

(l)

In Article 49(2), the words “21 July 2018” and the words “20 July 2017” shall read “the date of entry into force of Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 84/2019 of 29 March 2019”.’

Article 2

The text of Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 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 30 March 2019 or on the day following the last notification under Article 103(1) of the EEA Agreement (*1), whichever is the later.

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, 29 March 2019.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Claude MAERTEN


(1)  OJ L 168, 30.6.2017, p. 12.

(2)  OJ L 345, 31.12.2003, p. 64.

(*1)  Constitutional requirements indicated.


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DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE No 188/2019

of 10 July 2019

amending Annex IX (Financial Services) to the EEA Agreement [2019/1401]

THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE,

Having regard to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (‘the EEA Agreement’), and in particular Article 98 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/979 of 14 March 2019 supplementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to regulatory technical standards on key financial information in the summary of a prospectus, the publication and classification of prospectuses, advertisements for securities, supplements to a prospectus, and the notification portal, and repealing Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 382/2014 and Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/301 (1) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(2)

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/980 of 14 March 2019 supplementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the format, content, scrutiny and approval of the prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading on a regulated market, and repealing Commission Regulation (EC) No 809/2004 (2) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(3)

Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/979 repeals Commission Delegated Regulations (EU) No 382/2014 (3) and (EU) 2016/301 (4), which are incorporated into the EEA Agreement and which are consequently to be repealed under the EEA Agreement with effect from 21 July 2019.

(4)

Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/980 repeals Commission Regulation (EC) No 809/2004 (5), which is incorporated into the EEA Agreement and which is consequently to be repealed under the EEA Agreement with effect from 21 July 2019.

(5)

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

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

1.   The following points are inserted after point 29bd (Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 of the European Parliament and the Council) of Annex IX to the EEA Agreement:

‘29bda.

32019 R 0979: Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/979 of 14 March 2019 supplementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to regulatory technical standards on key financial information in the summary of a prospectus, the publication and classification of prospectuses, advertisements for securities, supplements to a prospectus, and the notification portal, and repealing Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 382/2014 and Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/301 (OJ L 166, 21.6.2019, p. 1).

29bdb.

32019 R 0980: Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/980 of 14 March 2019 supplementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the format, content, scrutiny and approval of the prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading on a regulated market, and repealing Commission Regulation (EC) No 809/2004 (OJ L 166, 21.6.2019, p. 26).’

2.   The texts of points 29ba (Commission Regulation (EC) No 809/2004), 29bb (Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 382/2014) and 29bc (Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/301) of Annex IX to the EEA Agreement shall be deleted with effect from 21 July 2019.

Article 2

The texts of Delegated Regulations (EU) 2019/979 and (EU) 2019/980 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 11 July 2019, 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, 10 July 2019.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Gunnar PÁLSSON


(1)  OJ L 166, 21.6.2019, p. 1.

(2)  OJ L 166, 21.6.2019, p. 26.

(3)  OJ L 111, 15.4.2014, p. 36.

(4)  OJ L 58, 4.3.2016, p. 13.

(5)  OJ L 149, 30.4.2004, p. 1.

(*1)  No constitutional requirements indicated.


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DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE No 190/2019

of 10 July 2019

amending Annex IX (Financial services) and Annex XIX (Consumer protection) to the EEA Agreement [2019/1402]

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)

Regulation (EU) 2016/1011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2016 on indices used as benchmarks in financial instruments and financial contracts or to measure the performance of investment funds and amending Directives 2008/48/EC and 2014/17/EU and Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (1) is to be incorporated into the EEA Agreement.

(2)

Annexes IX and XIX to the EEA Agreement should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

Annex IX to the EEA Agreement shall be amended as follows:

The following is inserted after point 31k (Regulation (EU) 2015/751 of the European Parliament and of the Council):

‘31l.

32016 R 1011: Regulation (EU) 2016/1011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2016 on indices used as benchmarks in financial instruments and financial contracts or to measure the performance of investment funds and amending Directives 2008/48/EC and 2014/17/EU and Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (OJ L 171, 29.6.2016, p. 1).

The provisions of the Regulation shall, for the purposes of this Agreement, be read with the following adaptations:

(a)

Notwithstanding the provisions of Protocol 1 to this Agreement, and unless otherwise provided for in this Agreement, the terms “Member State(s)” and “competent authorities” shall be understood to include, in addition to their meaning in the Regulation, the EFTA States and their competent authorities, respectively.

(b)

In the second subparagraph of Article 46(4), the third subparagraph of Article 46(10) and in the first subparagraph of Article 46(11), the words “or as the case may be, the EFTA Surveillance Authority” shall be inserted after the word “ESMA”.

(c)

In Article 46(10), the words “Union law” shall be replaced by the words “provisions of the EEA Agreement”.

(d)

In Article 47(1), as regards the EFTA States, the words “and the EFTA Surveillance Authority” shall be inserted after the word “ESMA”.

(e)

In Article 48(3), the words “laid down by Union” shall be replaced by the words “of the EEA Agreement”.’

Article 2

The following indent is added in point 7h (Directive 2008/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council) of Annex XIX to the EEA Agreement:

‘—

32016 R 1011: Regulation (EU) 2016/1011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2016 (OJ L 171, 29.6.2016, p. 1).’

Article 3

The text of Regulation (EU) 2016/1011 in the Icelandic and Norwegian languages, to be published in the EEA Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union, shall be authentic.

Article 4

This Decision shall enter into force on 11 July 2019, or on the day following the last notification under Article 103(1) of the EEA Agreement (*1), whichever is the later.

Article 5

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, 10 July 2019.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Gunnar PÁLSSON


(1)  OJ L 171, 29.6.2016, p. 1.

(*1)  Constitutional requirements indicated.


Corrigenda

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Corrigendum to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1090 of 26 June 2019 concerning the non-renewal of approval of the active substance dimethoate, 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

( Official Journal of the European Union L 173, 27 June 2019 )

On page 40, in recital 15:

for:

‘17 October 2019’,

read:

‘30 September 2019’;

for:

‘17 July 2020’,

read:

‘30 June 2020’.

On page 41, in Article 3:

for:

‘17 January 2020’,

read:

‘31 December 2019’.

On page 41, in Article 4:

for:

‘17 October 2019’,

read:

‘30 September 2019’;

for:

‘17 July 2020’,

read:

‘30 June 2020’.