31.10.2009   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 285/41


COUNCIL DECISION

of 27 October 2009

appointing one Dutch member of the European Economic and Social Committee

(2009/798/EC, Euratom)

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular Article 259 thereof,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community, and in particular Article 167 thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision 2006/651/EC, Euratom (1),

Having regard to the proposal of the Dutch Government,

Having regard to the opinion of the Commission,

Whereas a member’s seat on the European Economic and Social Committee has become vacant following the end of the term of office of Mr J.W. VAN DEN BRAAK,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

Ms J.A. VAN DEN BANDT-STEL, permanent gedelegeerde VNO-NCW te Brussel (Group I — Employers' Group), as indicated by the Dutch Minister for Economic Affairs is hereby appointed as a member of the European Economic and Social Committee for the remainder of the current term of office, which runs until 20 September 2010.

Article 2

This Decision shall take effect on the day of its adoption.

Done at Luxembourg, 27 October 2009.

For the Council

The President

C. BILDT


(1)  OJ L 269, 28.9.2006, p. 13.