22.4.2010   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 101/14


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 7/2010

of 29 January 2010

amending Annex II (Technical regulations, standards, testing and certification) 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 II to the Agreement was amended by Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 137/2009 of 4 December 2009 (1).

(2)

Commission Regulation (EC) No 506/2007 of 8 May 2007 imposing testing and information requirements on the importers or manufacturers of certain priority substances in accordance with Council Regulation (EEC) No 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances (2) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(3)

Commission Regulation (EC) No 465/2008 of 28 May 2008 imposing, pursuant to Council Regulation (EEC) No 793/93, testing and information requirements on importers and manufacturers of certain substances that may be persistent, bioaccumulating and toxic and are listed in the European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (3) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(4)

Commission Regulation (EC) No 466/2008 of 28 May 2008 imposing testing and information requirements on the importers and manufacturers of certain priority substances in accordance with Council Regulation (EEC) No 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances (4) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(5)

Directive 2008/103/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 November 2008 amending Directive 2006/66/EC on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators as regards placing batteries and accumulators on the market (5) is to be incorporated into the Agreement,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

Chapter XV of Annex II to the Agreement shall be amended as follows:

1.

the following shall be added in point 12x (Directive 2006/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council):

‘, as amended by:

32008 L 0103: Directive 2008/103/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 November 2008 (OJ L 327, 5.12.2008, p. 7).’

2.

the following points shall be inserted after point 12zk (Commission Decision 2008/681/EC):

‘12zl.

32007 R 0506: Commission Regulation (EC) No 506/2007 of 8 May 2007 imposing testing and information requirements on the importers or manufacturers of certain priority substances in accordance with Council Regulation (EEC) No 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances (OJ L 119, 9.5.2007, p. 24).

12zm.

32008 R 0465: Commission Regulation (EC) No 465/2008 of 28 May 2008 imposing, pursuant to Council Regulation (EEC) No 793/93, testing and information requirements on importers and manufacturers of certain substances that may be persistent, bioaccumulating and toxic and are listed in the European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (OJ L 139, 29.5.2008, p. 8).

12zn.

32008 R 0466: Commission Regulation (EC) No 466/2008 of 28 May 2008 imposing testing and information requirements on the importers and manufacturers of certain priority substances in accordance with Council Regulation (EEC) No 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances (OJ L 139, 29.5.2008, p. 10).’.

Article 2

The texts of Regulations (EC) No 506/2007, (EC) No 465/2008 and (EC) No 466/2008 and Directive 2008/103/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. 30.

(2)   OJ L 119, 9.5.2007, p. 24.

(3)   OJ L 139, 29.5.2008, p. 8.

(4)   OJ L 139, 29.5.2008, p. 10.

(5)   OJ L 327, 5.12.2008, p. 7.

(*1)  Constitutional requirements indicated.