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8.10.

98 EN Official Journal of the European Communities L 272/3

DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 2/98

of 30 January 1998

amending Annex XIII (Transport) 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 XIII to the Agreement was amended by Decision of the EEA Joint Committee
No 33/97 (1);

Whereas Commission Regulation (EC) No 1056/97 of 11 June 1997 adapting to technical


progress Council Regulation (EEC) No 3821/85 on recording equipment in road transport (2) is
to be incorporated into the Agreement;

Whereas Annex XIII needs to be adjusted as a consequence of the accession of Austria, Finland
and Sweden to the European Union,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

In point 21 (Council Regulation (EEC) No 3821/85) in Annex XIII to the Agreement,

(a) the following indent shall be added:

‘— 397 R 1056: Commission Regulation (EC) No 1056/97 of 11 June 1997 (OJ L 154,
12.6.1997, p. 21).’;

(b) adaptation (a) as well as the introductory sentence thereto shall be deleted.

Article 2

The texts of Regulation (EC) No 1056/97 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 March 1998, provided that all the notifications under
Article 103(1) of the Agreement have been made to the EEA Joint Committee. It shall apply
from 1 January 1996.

(1) OJ L 270, 2.10.1997, p. 19.


(2) OJ L 154, 12.6.1997, p. 21.
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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, 30 January 1998.

For the EEA Joint Committee


The President
F. BARBASO