23.5.1996   

EN

Official Journal of the European Communities

L 124/16


DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 14/96

of 4 March 1996

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 adjusted by the Protocol Adjusting the Agreement on the European Economic Area, hereinafter referred to as the Agreement, and in particular Article 98 thereof,

Whereas Annex II to the Agreement was amended by Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 13/95 (1);

Whereas Commission Directive 95/42/EC of 19 July 1995 amending Directive 93/102/EC amending Directive 79/112/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the labelling, presentation and advertising of foodstuffs for sale to the ultimate consumer (2) is to be incorporated into the Agreement,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

The following indent shall be added in point 18 (Council Directive 79/112/EEC) in Chapter XII of Annex II to the Agreement:

‘—

395 L 0042: Commission Directive 95/42/EC of 19 July 1995 (OJ No L 182, 2. 8. 1995, p. 20).’

Article 2

The texts of Directive 95/42/EC in the Icelandic and Norwegian languages, which are annexed to the respective language versions of this Decision, are authentic.

Article 3

This Decision shall enter into force on 1 April 1996, provided that all the notifications under Article 103 (1) of the Agreement have been made to the EEA Joint Committee.

Article 4

This Decision shall be published in the EEA Section of, and in the EEA Supplement to, the Official Journal of the European Communities.

Done at Brussels, 4 March 1996.

For the EEA Joint Committee

The President

P. BENAVIDES


(1)  OJ No L 83, 13. 4. 1995, p. 45.

(2)  OJ No L 182, 2. 8. 1995, p. 20.