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3.10.

2002 EN Official Journal of the European Communities L 266/1

II
(Acts whose publication is not obligatory)

EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA

THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 69/2002

of 25 June 2002

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 149/2001 of
11 December 2001 (1).

(2) Simplified procedures for handling certain acts in the veterinary field were adopted by Decision of
the EEA Joint Committee No 101/2001 of 28 September 2001 (2).

(3) These procedures imply that the EFTA States with regard to application texts, lists of establishments
and safeguard and protective measures, all concerning imports from third countries, shall take
measures simultaneously with the EC Member States. Acts subject to these procedures, which are
already incorporated into the Agreement, should therefore be deleted from the Agreement.

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

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

Chapter I of Annex I to the Agreement shall be amended as follows:

(1) OJ L 65, 7.3.2002, p. 20.


(2) OJ L 322, 6.12.2001, p. 1.
L 266/2 EN Official Journal of the European Communities 3.10.2002

1. The text of the following points in Part 1.2 shall be deleted:


28 (Commission Decision 94/621/EC) 66 (Commission Decision 97/620/EC)

36 (Commission Decision 95/119/EC) 69 (Commission Decision 97/876/EC)

40 (Commission Decision 95/392/EC) 75 (Commission Decision 98/147/EC)

41 (Commission Decision 95/461/EC) 79 (Commission Decision 98/321/EC)

44a (Commission Decision 1999/40/EC) 81 (Commission Decision 98/373/EC)

45 (Commission Decision 96/293/EC) 83 (Commission Decision 98/418/EC)

47 (Commission Decision 96/367/EC) 89 (Commission Decision 1999/253/EC)

51 (Commission Decision 96/414/EC) 91 (Commission Decision 92/271/EEC)

53 (Commission Decision 96/486/EC) 93 (Commission Decision 1999/334/EC)

54 (Commission Decision 96/659/EC) 94 (Commission Decision 1999/507/EC)

55 (Commission Decision 96/730/EC) 96 (Commission Decision 1999/542/EC)

61 (Commission Decision 97/515/EC) 97 (Commission Decision 1999/549/EC)

62 (Commission Decision 97/517/EC) 98 (Commission Decision 1999/644/EC)

63 (Commission Decision 97/518/EC) 101 (Commission Decision 1999/839/EC).

2. The text of point 15 (Commission Decision 2000/159/EC) in Part 7.2 shall be deleted.

Article 2

This Decision shall enter into force on 26 June 2002, provided that all the notifications under Article
103(1) of the Agreement have been made to the EEA Joint Committee (*).

Article 3

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, 25 June 2002.

For the EEA Joint Committee


The President
P. WESTERLUND

(*) No constitutional requirements indicated.