23.12.2014   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 367/122


DECISION No 1/2014 OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED UNDER THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY AND ITS MEMBER STATES, OF THE ONE PART, AND THE SWISS CONFEDERATION, OF THE OTHER, ON THE FREE MOVEMENT OF PERSONS

of 28 November 2014

amending Annex II to that Agreement on the coordination of social security schemes

(2014/947/EU)

THE JOINT COMMITTEE,

Having regard to the Agreement between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Swiss Confederation, of the other, on the free movement of persons (1) (‘the Agreement’) and in particular Articles 14 and 18 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

The Agreement was signed on 21 June 1999 and entered into force on 1 June 2002.

(2)

Annex II to the Agreement on the coordination of social security schemes was replaced by Decision No 1/2012 of the Joint Committee of 31 March 2012 (2).

(3)

Annex II to the Agreement should be updated to take account of the new legal acts of European Union legislation that has come into force since then, in particular amendments to Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council (3) and Regulation (EC) No 987/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council (4) brought about by Commission Regulation (EU) No 1244/2010 (5), Regulation (EU) No 465/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council (6) and Commission Regulation (EU) No 1224/2012 (7).

(4)

Account should also be taken of the decisions and recommendations adopted by the Administrative Commission for the Coordination of Social Security Systems to implement Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 and Regulation (EC) No 987/2009 subsequent to the entry into force of Decision No 1/2012 of the Joint Committee.

(5)

Annex II to the Agreement should be updated in line with changes to the relevant legal acts of the European Union,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

Annex II to the Agreement between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Swiss Confederation, of the other, on the free movement of persons (‘the Agreement’) is amended as set out in the Annex to this Decision.

Article 2

This Decision is established in the Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish languages, the texts in each of these languages being equally authentic.

Article 3

This Decision shall enter into force on the first day of the second month following its adoption by the Joint Committee.

Done at Brussels, 28 November 2014.

For the Joint Committee

The Chairman

Mario GATTIKER


(1)  OJ L 114, 30.4.2002, p. 6.

(2)  OJ L 103, 13.4.2012, p. 51.

(3)  Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the coordination of social security systems (OJ L 166, 30.4.2004, p. 1).

(4)  Regulation (EC) No 987/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 September 2009 laying down the procedure for implementing Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 on the coordination of social security systems (OJ L 284, 30.10.2009, p. 1).

(5)  Commission Regulation (EU) No 1244/2010 of 9 December 2010 amending Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the coordination of social security systems and Regulation (EC) No 987/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the procedure for implementing Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 (OJ L 338, 22.12.2010, p. 35).

(6)  Regulation (EU) No 465/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 May 2012 amending Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 on the coordination of social security systems and Regulation (EC) No 987/2009 laying down the procedure for implementing Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 (OJ L 149, 8.6.2012, p. 4).

(7)  Commission Regulation (EU) No 1224/2012 of 18 December 2012 amending Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the coordination of social security systems and Regulation (EC) No 987/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the procedure for implementing Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 (OJ L 349, 19.12.2012, p. 45).


ANNEX

Annex II to the Agreement between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Swiss Confederation, of the other, on the free movement of persons is amended as follows:

(1)

in Section A: Legal acts referred to, point 1, the words ‘as amended by Regulation (EC) No 988/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 September 2009 amending Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 on the coordination of social security systems and determining the content of its Annexes (1)’ shall be replaced by the following:

‘as amended by:

Regulation (EC) No 988/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 September 2009 amending Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 on the coordination of social security systems, and determining the content of its Annexes (2);

Commission Regulation (EU) No 1244/2010 of 9 December 2010 amending Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the coordination of social security systems and Regulation (EC) No 987/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the procedure for implementing Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 (3);

Regulation (EU) No 465/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 May 2012 amending Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 on the coordination of social security systems and Regulation (EC) No 987/2009 laying down the procedure for implementing Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 (4);

Commission Regulation (EU) No 1224/2012 of 18 December 2012 amending Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the coordination of social security systems and Regulation (EC) No 987/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the procedure for implementing Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 (5).

(2)  OJ L 284, 30.10.2009, p. 43."

(3)  OJ L 338, 22.12.2010, p. 35."

(4)  OJ L 149, 8.6.2012, p. 4."

(5)  OJ L 349, 19.12.2012, p. 45.’"

;

(2)

in Section A: Legal acts referred to, point 1, under the heading ‘For the purposes of this Agreement, Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 shall be adapted as follows:’, the entry in letter h, point 1 the words ‘Federal Supplementary Benefits Act of 19 March 1965’ shall be replaced by the following:

‘Federal Supplementary Benefits Act of 6 October 2006’;

(3)

in Section A: Legal acts referred to, point 2, the following is inserted after the words ‘Regulation (EC) No 987/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 September 2009 laying down the procedure for implementing Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 on the coordination of social security systems (6)’:

‘as amended by

Commission Regulation (EU) No 1244/2010 of 9 December 2010 amending Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the coordination of social security systems and Regulation (EC) No 987/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the procedure for implementing Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 (7);

Regulation (EU) No 465/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 May 2012 amending Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 on the coordination of social security systems and Regulation (EC) No 987/2009 laying down the procedure for implementing Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 (8);

Commission Regulation (EU) No 1224/2012 of 18 December 2012 amending Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the coordination of social security systems and Regulation (EC) No 987/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the procedure for implementing Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 (9).

(7)  OJ L 338, 22.12.2010, p. 35."

(8)  OJ L 149, 8.6.2012, p. 4."

(9)  OJ L 349, 19.12.2012, p. 45.’"

;

(4)

in Section A: Legal acts referred to, point 2, under the heading ‘For the purposes of this Agreement, Regulation (EC) No 987/2009 shall be adapted as follows:’, the following words shall be deleted:

‘Arrangement between Switzerland and Italy of 20 December 2005 fixing the special procedures for the reimbursement of health care benefits’;

(5)

in Section B: Legal acts of which the Contracting Parties shall take due account, the following is added after point 21:

‘(22)

Decision of the Administrative Commission for the Coordination of Social Security Systems No E2 of 3 March 2010 concerning the establishment of a change management procedure applying to details of the bodies defined in Article 1 of Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council which are listed in the electronic directory which is an inherent part of EESSI (10),

(23)

Decision of the Administrative Commission for the Coordination of Social Security Systems No E3 of 19 October 2011 concerning the transitional period as defined in Article 95 of Regulation (EC) No 987/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council (11),

(24)

Decision of the Administrative Commission for the Coordination of Social Security Systems No H6 of 16 December 2010 concerning the application of certain principles regarding the aggregation of periods under Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 on the coordination of social security systems (12),

(25)

Decision of the Administrative Commission for the Coordination of Social Security Systems No S8 of 15 June 2011 concerning the granting of prostheses, major appliances and other substantial benefits in kind provided for in Article 33 of Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 on the coordination of social security systems (13),

(26)

Decision of the Administrative Commission for the Coordination of Social Security Systems No U4 of 13 December 2011 concerning the reimbursement procedures under Article 65(6) and (7) of Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 and Article 70 of Regulation (EC) No 987/2009 (14).

(10)  OJ C 187, 10.7.2010, p. 5 (Electronic Exchange of Social Security Information)."

(11)  OJ C 12, 14.1.2012, p. 6."

(12)  OJ C 45, 12.2.2011, p. 5."

(13)  OJ C 262, 6.9.2011, p. 6."

(14)  OJ C 57, 25.2.2012, p. 4.’"

;

(6)

in Section C: Legal acts of which the Contracting Parties shall take note, the following is added after point 2:

‘(3)

Recommendation of the Administrative Commission for the Coordination of Social Security Systems No S1 of 15 March 2012 concerning financial aspects of cross-border living organ donations (15).

(15)  OJ C 240, 10.8.2012, p. 3.’"

.

(1)  OJ L 284, 30.10.2009, p. 43.

(6)  OJ L 284, 30.10.2009, p. 1.