6.10.2011   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 262/23


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 68/2011

of 1 July 2011

amending Annex II (Technical regulations, standards, testing and certification) 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 II to the Agreement was amended by Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 50/2011 of 20 May 2011 (1).

(2)

Commission Regulation (EU) No 1161/2010 of 9 December 2010 refusing to authorise a health claim made on foods, other than those referring to the reduction of disease risk and to children’s development and health (2) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(3)

Commission Regulation (EU) No 1162/2010 of 9 December 2010 refusing to authorise certain health claims made on foods and referring to the reduction of disease risk and to children’s development and health (3) is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(4)

This Decision is not to apply to Liechtenstein,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The following points shall be inserted after point 54zzzzt (Commission Regulation (EU) No 257/2010) in Chapter XII of Annex II to the Agreement:

‘54zzzzu.

32010 R 1161: Commission Regulation (EU) No 1161/2010 of 9 December 2010 refusing to authorise a health claim made on foods, other than those referring to the reduction of disease risk and to children’s development and health (OJ L 326, 10.12.2010, p. 59),

54zzzzv.

32010 R 1162: Commission Regulation (EU) No 1162/2010 of 9 December 2010 refusing to authorise certain health claims made on foods and referring to the reduction of disease risk and to children’s development and health (OJ L 326, 10.12.2010, p. 61).’.

Article 2

The texts of Regulations (EU) No 1161/2010 and (EU) No 1162/2010 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 2 July 2011, provided that all the notifications pursuant to Article 103(1) of the Agreement have been made to the EEA Joint Committee (4).

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, 1 July 2011.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

Kurt JÄGER


(1)  OJ L 196, 28.7.2011, p. 29.

(2)  OJ L 326, 10.12.2010, p. 59.

(3)  OJ L 326, 10.12.2010, p. 61.

(4)  No constitutional requirements indicated.