30.7.2009   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 198/56


COUNCIL DECISION

of 27 July 2009

appointing one Spanish member of the Committee of the Regions

(2009/577/EC)

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular Article 263 thereof,

Having regard to the proposal of the Spanish Government,

Whereas:

(1)

On 24 January 2006, the Council adopted Decision 2006/116/EC appointing the members and alternate members of the Committee of the Regions for the period from 26 January 2006 to 25 January 2010 (1).

(2)

A member’s seat on the Committee of the Regions has become vacant following the resignation of Mr Manuel CHAVES GONZÁLES,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

The following is hereby appointed to the Committee of the Regions as a member for the remainder of the current term of office, which runs until 25 January 2010:

Mr José Antonio GRIŇÁN MARTÍNEZ, Presidente de la Junta de Andalucía.

Article 2

This Decision shall take effect on the day of its adoption.

Done at Brussels, 27 July 2009.

For the Council

The President

C. BILDT


(1)  OJ L 56, 25.2.2006, p. 75.