22.4.2010   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 101/23


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 13/2010

of 29 January 2010

amending Annex XIII (Transport) 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 XIII to the Agreement was amended by Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 145/2009 of 4 December 2009 (1).

(2)

Directive 2009/45/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 May 2009 on safety rules and standards for passenger ships (2) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(3)

Directive 2009/45/EC repeals Council Directive 98/18/EC (3), which is incorporated into the Agreement and which is consequently to be repealed under the Agreement,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

The text of point 56f (Council Directive 98/18/EC) of Annex XIII to the Agreement shall be replaced by the following:

32009 L 0045: Directive 2009/45/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 May 2009 on safety rules and standards for passenger ships (OJ L 163, 25.6.2009, p. 1).’

Article 2

The text of Directive 2009/45/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 30 January 2010, 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, 29 January 2010.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Alan SEATTER


(1)   OJ L 62, 11.3.2010, p. 42.

(2)   OJ L 163, 25.6.2009, p. 1.

(3)   OJ L 144, 15.5.1998, p. 1.

(*1)  No constitutional requirements indicated.