3.3.2011   

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Official Journal of the European Union

L 58/73


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 116/2010

of 10 November 2010

amending Annex I (Veterinary and phytosanitary matters) 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 I to the Agreement was amended by Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 81/2010 of 2 July 2010 (1).

(2)

Commission Directive 2009/141/EC of 23 November 2009 amending Annex I to Directive 2002/32/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum levels for arsenic, theobromine, Datura sp., Ricinus communis L., Croton tiglium L. and Abrus precatorius L. (2) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(3)

This Decision is not to apply to Liechtenstein,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

The following indent shall be added in point 33 (Directive 2002/32/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council) of Chapter II of Annex I to the Agreement:

‘—

32009 L 0141: Commission Directive 2009/141/EC of 23 November 2009 (OJ L 308, 24.11.2009, p. 20).’

Article 2

The text of Directive 2009/141/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 11 November 2010, provided that all the notifications pursuant to 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, 10 November 2010.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Stefán Haukur JÓHANNESSON


(1)  OJ L 277, 21.10.2010, p. 34.

(2)  OJ L 308, 24.11.2009, p. 20.

(3)  No constitutional requirements indicated.