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L 15/6 EN Official Journal of the European Communities 18.1.

2001

DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE
No 128/1999
of 5 November 1999
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 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:

(1) Annex I to the Agreement was amended by Decision No 76/1999 of the EEA Joint Committee of
25 June 1999 (1).

(2) Commission Regulation (EC) No 2729/98 of 17 December 1998 amending Regulation (EC)
No 2628/97 as regards transitional provisions for the start-up period of the system for the
identification and registration of bovine animals (2), is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(3) Commission Regulation (EC) No 132/1999 of 21 January 1999 amending Regulation (EC)
No 2630/97 as regards the minimum level of controls to be carried out in the framework of the
system for the identification and registration of bovine animals (3), is to be incorporated into the
Agreement.

(4) This Decision is not to apply to Iceland and Liechtenstein,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

The following indent shall be added in point 70 (Commission Regulation (EC) No 2628/97) in Part 1.2
of Chapter I of Annex I to the Agreement:

‘— 398 R 2729: Commission Regulation (EC) No 2729/98 of 17 December 1998 (OJ L 343,
18.12.1998, p. 12).’

Article 2

The following shall be added in point 72 (Commission Regulation (EC) No 2630/97) in Part 1.2 of
Chapter I of Annex I to the Agreement:

‘, as amended by:

— 399 R 0132: Commission Regulation (EC) No 132/1999 of 21 January 1999 (OJ L 17, 22.1.1999,
p. 20).’

Article 3

The texts of Regulations (EC) No 2729/98 and (EC) No 132/1999 in the Norwegian language, which are
annexed to the Norwegian language version of this Decision, are authentic.

(1) OJ L 296, 23.11.2000, p. 1.
(2) OJ L 343, 18.12.1998, p. 12.
(3) OJ L 17, 22.1.1999, p. 20.
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Article 4

This Decision shall enter into force on 6 November 1999, provided that all the notifications under
Article 103(1) of the Agreement have been made to the EEA Joint Committee.

Article 5

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, 5 November 1999.

For the EEA Joint Committee
The President
N. v. LIECHTENSTEIN