11.3.2010   

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Official Journal of the European Union

L 62/58


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 154/2009

of 4 December 2009

amending Annex XXI (Statistics) 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 XXI to the Agreement was amended by Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 113/2009 of 22 October 2009 (1).

(2)

Commission Regulation (EC) No 646/2009 of 23 July 2009 implementing Regulation (EC) No 1177/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning Community statistics on income and living conditions (EU-SILC) as regards the 2010 list of target secondary variables on intra-household sharing of resources (2) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(3)

Commission Regulation (EC) No 707/2009 of 5 August 2009 amending Regulation (EC) No 184/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council on Community statistics concerning balance of payments, international trade in services and foreign direct investment, as regards the update of data requirements (3) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(4)

Commission Recommendation 2009/498/EC of 23 June 2009 on reference metadata for the European Statistical System (4) is to be incorporated into the Agreement,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

Annex XXI to the Agreement shall be amended as follows:

1.

the following point shall be inserted after point 18x (Council Regulation (EC) No 362/2008):

‘18xa.

32009 R 0646: Commission Regulation (EC) No 646/2009 of 23 July 2009 implementing Regulation (EC) No 1177/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning Community statistics on income and living conditions (EU-SILC) as regards the 2010 list of target secondary variables on intra-household sharing of resources (OJ L 192, 24.7.2009, p. 3).’;

2.

the following indent shall be added in point 19s (Regulation (EC) No 184/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council):

‘—

32009 R 0707: Commission Regulation (EC) No 707/2009 of 5 August 2009OJ L 204, 6.8.2009, p. 3).’;

3.

the following point shall be inserted after point 17c (Commission Recommendation COM(2005) 217):

‘17d.

32009 H 0498: Commission Recommendation 2009/498/EC of 23 June 2009 on reference metadata for the European Statistical System (OJ L 168, 30.6.2009, p. 50).’

Article 2

The texts of Regulations (EC) No 646/2009 and (EC) No 707/2009 and Recommendation 2009/498/EC 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 5 December 2009, provided that all the notifications under Article 103(1) of the Agreement have been made to the EEA Joint Committee (*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, 4 December 2009.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Oda Helen SLETNES


(1)   OJ L 334, 17.12.2009, p. 15.

(2)   OJ L 192, 24.7.2009, p. 3.

(3)   OJ L 204, 6.8.2009, p. 3.

(4)   OJ L 168, 30.6.2009, p. 50.

(*1)  No constitutional requirements indicated.