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2002 EN Official Journal of the European Communities L 22/15

DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 131/2001

of 23 November 2001

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 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 I to the Agreement was amended by Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 102/2001 of
26 October 2001 (1).

(2) 9 legal acts regarding control matters are to be incorporated into the Agreement.

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

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

Chapter I of Annex I to the Agreement shall be amended as specified in the Annex to this Decision.

Article 2

The texts of Decisions 2000/301/EC (2), 2000/345/EC (3), 2000/350/EC (4), 2000/371/EC (5),
2000/372/EC (6), 2000/374/EC (7), 2000/382/EC (8), 2000/431/EC (9) and Regulation (EC)
No 1606/2000 (10) in the Norwegian language, to be published in the EEA Supplement to the Official
Journal of the European Communities, shall be authentic.

Article 3

This Decision shall enter into force on 24 November 2001, provided that all the notifications under
Article 103(1) of the Agreement have been made to the EEA Joint Committee (*).

(1) OJ L 322, 6.12.2001, p. 6.


(2) OJ L 97, 19.4.2000, p. 16.
(3) OJ L 121, 23.5.2000, p. 9.
(4) OJ L 124, 25.5.2000, p. 58.
(5) OJ L 134, 7.6.2000, p. 34.
(6) OJ L 134, 7.6.2000, p. 35.
(7) OJ L 135, 8.6.2000, p. 27.
(8) OJ L 139, 10.6.2000, p. 41.
(9) OJ L 170, 11.7.2000, p. 15.
(10) OJ L 185, 25.7.2000, p. 16.
(*) No constitutional requirements indicated.
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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, 23 November 2001.

For the EEA Joint Committee


The President
E. BULL
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ANNEX

Part 1.2 of Chapter I of Annex I to the Agreement shall be amended as specified below.

1. The following indent shall be added in point 71 (Commission Regulation (EC) No 2629/97):
‘— 32000 R 1606: Commission Regulation (EC) No 1606/2000 of 24 July 2000 (OJ L 185, 25.7.2000,
p. 16).’

2. The following shall be added in point 78 (Commission Decision 98/272/EC):


‘, as amended by:

— 32000 D 0374: Commission Decision 2000/374/EC of 5 June 2000 (OJ L 135, 8.6.2000, p. 27).’

3. The following indents shall be added in point 86 (Commission Decision 98/653/EC):


‘— 32000 D 0345: Commission Decision 2000/345/EC of 22 May 2000 (OJ L 121, 23.5.2000, p. 9),

— 32000 D 0371: Commission Decision 2000/371/EC of 6 June 2000 (OJ L 134, 7.6.2000, p. 34),

— 32000 D 0372: Commission Decision 2000/372/EC of 6 June 2000 (OJ L 134, 7.6.2000, p. 35).’

4. The following indent shall be added in point 90 (Commission Decision 1999/766/EC):


‘— 32000 D 0431: Commission Decision 2000/431/EC of 7 July 2000 (OJ L 170, 11.7.2000, p. 15).’

5. The text of point 99 (Commission Decision 1999/788/EC) shall be replaced by the following:
‘32000 D 0301: Commission Decision 2000/301/EC of 18 April 2000 repealing the protective measures with
regard to contamination by dioxins of certain products of porcine and poultry origin intended for human or
animal consumption (OJ L 97, 19.4.2000, p. 16).’

6. The following indent shall be added in point 100 (Commission Decision 1999/789/EC):
‘— 32000 D 0382: Commission Decision 2000/382/EC of 8 June 2000 (OJ L 139, 10.6.2000 p. 41).’

7. The following point shall be inserted after point 102 (Commission Decision 2000/149/EC):
‘103. 32000 D 0350: Commission Decision 2000/350/EC of 2 May 2000 on epidemiological surveillance of
bluetongue in Greece and certain measures to prevent the spread of the disease (OJ L 124, 25.5.2000,
p. 58).’

8. The text of point 64 (Commission Decision 97/534/EC) shall be deleted.