29.1.2009   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 25/38


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 130/2008

of 5 December 2008

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 126/2008 of 7 November 2008 (1).

(2)

Council Regulation (EC) No 362/2008 of 14 April 2008 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 2009 list of target secondary variables on material deprivation (2) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(3)

Commission Regulation (EC) No 365/2008 of 23 April 2008 adopting the programme of ad hoc modules, covering the years 2010, 2011 and 2012, for the labour force sample survey provided for by Council Regulation (EC) No 577/98 (3) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(4)

Commission Regulation (EC) No 377/2008 of 25 April 2008 implementing Council Regulation (EC) No 577/98 on the organisation of a labour force sample survey in the Community as regards the codification to be used for data transmission from 2009 onwards, the use of a sub-sample for the collection of data on structural variables and the definition of the reference quarters (4) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(5)

Commission Regulation (EC) No 391/2008 of 30 April 2008 amending Regulation (EC) No 102/2007 adopting the specifications of the 2008 ad hoc module on the labour market situation of migrants and their immediate descendants (5) 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 18w (Regulation (EC) No 452/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council):

‘18x.

32008 R 0362: Council Regulation (EC) No 362/2008 of 14 April 2008 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 2009 list of target secondary variables on material deprivation (OJ L 112, 24.4.2008, p. 1).’;

2.

the following points shall be inserted after point 18al (Commission Regulation (EC) No 207/2008):

‘18am.

32008 R 0365: Commission Regulation (EC) No 365/2008 of 23 April 2008 adopting the programme of ad hoc modules, covering the years 2010, 2011 and 2012, for the labour force sample survey provided for by Council Regulation (EC) No 577/98 (OJ L 112, 24.4.2008, p. 22).

18an.

32008 R 0377: Commission Regulation (EC) No 377/2008 of 25 April 2008 implementing Council Regulation (EC) No 577/98 on the organisation of a labour force sample survey in the Community as regards the codification to be used for data transmission from 2009 onwards, the use of a sub-sample for the collection of data on structural variables and the definition of the reference quarters (OJ L 114, 26.4.2008, p. 57).’;

3.

the following shall be added in point 18ak (Commission Regulation (EC) No 102/2007):

‘, as amended by:

32008 R 0391: Commission Regulation (EC) No 391/2008 of 30 April 2008 (OJ L 117, 1.5.2008, p. 15).’

Article 2

The texts of Regulations (EC) No 362/2008, (EC) No 365/2008, (EC) No 377/2008 and (EC) No 391/2008 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 (6).

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 339, 18.12.2008, p. 119.

(2)  OJ L 112, 24.4.2008, p. 1.

(3)  OJ L 112, 24.4.2008, p. 22.

(4)  OJ L 114, 26.4.2008, p. 57.

(5)  OJ L 117, 1.5.2008, p. 15.

(6)  No constitutional requirements indicated.