3.9.2009   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 232/6


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 57/2009

of 29 May 2009

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 42/2009 of 24 April 2009 (1).

(2)

Commission Regulation (EC) No 721/2008 of 25 July 2008 concerning the authorisation of a preparation of red carotenoid-rich bacterium Paracoccus carotinifaciens as a feed additive (2) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(3)

Commission Regulation (EC) No 971/2008 of 3 October 2008 concerning a new use of a coccidiostat as additive in feedingstuffs (3), as corrected by OJ L 267, 8.10.2008, p. 32, is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(4)

Commission Regulation (EC) No 976/2008 of 6 October 2008 amending Regulations (EC) No 2430/1999, (EC) No 418/2001 and (EC) No 162/2003 as regards the terms of the authorisation of the feed additive ‘Clinacox’, belonging to the group of coccidiostats and other medicinal substances (4) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(5)

Commission Directive 2008/76/EC of 25 July 2008 amending Annex I to Directive 2002/32/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on undesirable substances in animal feed (5) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(6)

Commission Directive 2008/82/EC of 30 July 2008 amending Directive 2008/38/EC as regards feedingstuffs intended for the support of the renal function in case of chronic renal insufficiency (6) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(7)

This Decision is not to apply to Liechtenstein,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

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

1.

the following indent shall be added in points 1k (Commission Regulation (EC) No 2430/1999), 1t (Commission Regulation (EC) No 418/2001) and 37 (Commission Regulation (EC) No 162/2003):

‘—

32008 R 0976: Commission Regulation (EC) No 976/2008 of 6 October 2008 (OJ L 266, 7.10.2008, p. 3)’;

2.

the following points shall be inserted after point 1zzzzr (Commission Regulation (EC) No 775/2008):

‘1zzzzs.

32008 R 0721: Commission Regulation (EC) No 721/2008 of 25 July 2008 concerning the authorisation of a preparation of red carotenoid-rich bacterium Paracoccus carotinifaciens as a feed additive (OJ L 198, 26.7.2008, p. 23).

1zzzzt.

32008 R 0971: Commission Regulation (EC) No 971/2008 of 3 October 2008 concerning a new use of a coccidiostat as additive in feedingstuffs (OJ L 265, 4.10.2008, p. 3), as corrected by OJ L 267, 8.10.2008, p. 32.’;

3.

the following shall be added in point 14c (Commission Directive 2008/38/EC):

‘as amended by:

32008 L 0082: Commission Directive 2008/82/EC of 30 July 2008 (OJ L 202, 31.7.2008, p. 48).’;

4.

the following indent shall be added in point 33 (Directive 2002/32/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council):

‘—

32008 L 0076: Commission Directive 2008/76/EC of 25 July 2008 (OJ L 198, 26.7.2008, p. 37).’.

Article 2

The texts of Regulations (EC) No 721/2008, (EC) No 971/2008, as corrected by OJ L 267, 8.10.2008, p. 32, and (EC) No 976/2008 and Directives 2008/76/EC and 2008/82/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 May 2009, provided that all the notifications under Article 103(1) of the Agreement have been made to the EEA Joint Committee (7).

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 May 2009.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Alan SEATTER


(1)  OJ L 162, 25.6.2009, p. 19.

(2)  OJ L 198, 26.7.2008, p. 23.

(3)  OJ L 265, 4.10.2008, p. 3.

(4)  OJ L 266, 7.10.2008, p. 3.

(5)  OJ L 198, 26.7.2008, p. 37.

(6)  OJ L 202, 31.7.2008, p. 48.

(7)  No constitutional requirements indicated.