29.1.2009   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 25/40


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 131/2008

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)

Commission Regulation (EC) No 747/2008 of 30 July 2008 amending Regulation (EC) No 716/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council on Community statistics on the structure and activity of foreign affiliates, as regards the definitions of characteristics and the implementation of NACE Rev. 2 (2) is to be incorporated into the Agreement,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

The following shall be added in point 19x (Regulation (EC) No 716/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council) of Annex XXI to the Agreement:

‘, as amended by:

32008 R 0747: Commission Regulation (EC) No 747/2008 of 30 July 2008 (OJ L 202, 31.7.2008, p. 20).’

Article 2

The text of Regulation (EC) No 747/2008 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 (3).

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 202, 31.7.2008, p. 20.

(3)  No constitutional requirements indicated.