29.1.2009   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 25/33


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 127/2008

of 5 December 2008

amending Annex VII (Mutual recognition of professional qualifications) to the EEA Agreement

THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE,

Having regard to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, as amended by the Protocol adjusting the Agreement on the European Economic Area, hereinafter referred to as ‘the Agreement’, and in particular Article 98 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Annex VII to the Agreement was amended by Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 50/2008 of 25 April 2008 (1).

(2)

Commission Regulation (EC) No 755/2008 of 31 July 2008 amending Annex II to Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the recognition of professional qualifications (2) is to be incorporated into the Agreement,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

The following indent shall be added in point 1 (Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council) of Annex VII to the Agreement:

‘—

32008 R 0755: Commission Regulation (EC) No 755/2008 of 31 July 2008 (OJ L 205, 1.8.2008, p. 10).’

Article 2

The text of Regulation (EC) No 755/2008 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 6 December 2008, provided that all the notifications under Article 103(1) of the Agreement have been made to the EEA Joint Committee (3) or on the date of entry into force of Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 142/2007 of 26 October 2007, 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, 5 December 2008.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

H.S.H. Prinz Nikolaus von LIECHTENSTEIN


(1)  OJ L 223, 21.8.2008, p. 47.

(2)  OJ L 205, 1.8.2008, p. 10.

(3)  No constitutional requirements indicated.