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L 15/30 EN Official Journal of the European Communities 18.1.

2001

DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE
No 140/1999
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 Decision 98/556/EC of 30 September 1998 amending Decision 97/467/EC drawing
up provisional lists of third country establishments from which the Member States authorise
imports of rabbit meat and farmed game meat(2), is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(3) Commission Decision 98/622/EC of 27 October 1998 concerning the importation of certain live
animals and animal products from Zimbabwe and the Falkland Islands and amending Council
Decision 79/542/EEC (3), is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

(4) Commission Decision 98/625/EC of 28 October 1998 concerning the animal health conditions
and veterinary certification for imports of fresh meat from the Falkland Islands (4), is to be
incorporated into the Agreement.

(5) Commission Decision 98/662/EC of 16 November 1998 amending Decision 97/365/EC on the
drawing up of provisional lists of third country establishments from which the Member States
authorise imports of products prepared from meat of bovine animals, swine, equidae and sheep
and goats (5), is to be incorporated into the Agreement.

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

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

The following indent shall be added in point 9 (Commission Decision 97/467/EC) in Part 8.3.2 of Chapter
I of Annex I to the Agreement:

‘— 398 D 0556: Commission Decision 98/556/EC of 30 September 1998 (OJ L 266, 1.10.1998, p.
86).’

(1) OJ L 296, 23.11.2000, p. 1.
(2) OJ L 266, 1.10.1998, p. 86.
(3) OJ L 296, 5.11.1998, p. 16.
(4) OJ L 299, 10.11.1998, p. 30.
(5) OJ L 314, 24.11.1998, p. 19.
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Article 2

The following indent shall be added in point 2 (Council Decision 79/542/EEC) in Part 8.2 of Chapter I of
Annex I to the Agreement:

‘— 398 D 0622: Commission Decision 98/622/EC of 27 October 1998 (OJ L 296, 5.11.1998, p.
16).’

Article 3

The following point shall be inserted after point 174 (Commission Decision 95/94/EC) in Part 8.2 of
Chapter I of Annex I to the Agreement:
‘175. 398 D 0625: Commission Decision 98/625/EC of 28 October 1998 concerning the animal
health conditions and veterinary certification for imports of fresh meat from the Falkland
Islands (OJ L 299, 10.11.1998, p. 30).’

Article 4

The following shall be added in point 8 (Commission Decision 97/365/EC) in Part 8.3.2 of Chapter I of
Annex I to the Agreement:

‘, as amended by:
— 398 D 0662: Commission Decision 98/662/EC of 16 November 1998 (OJ L 314, 24.11.1998, p.
19).’

Article 5

The texts of Decisions 98/556/EC, 98/622/EC, 98/625/EC and 98/662/EC in the Norwegian language,
which are annexed to the Norwegian language version of this Decision, are authentic.

Article 6

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 7

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