Brussels, 15 July 2005
Commission Decision of 14 June 2005 concerning the accession of the European Atomic
Energy Community to the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on
the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management (notified under document number C(2005) 1729)
(OJ L185/33 16.7.2005).
Accession to the Joint Convention is hereby approved on behalf of the European Atomic Energy Community.
Declaration by the European Atomic Energy Community according to the provisions of Article 39(4)(iii) of the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management
The following States are presently members of the European Atomic Energy Community: the Kingdom of Belgium, the Czech Republic, the Kingdom of Denmark, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Republic of Estonia, the Hellenic Republic, the Kingdom of Spain, the French Republic, Ireland, the Italian Republic, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Poland, the Portuguese Republic, the Republic of Slovenia, the Slovak Republic, the Republic of Finland, the Kingdom of Sweden, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
The Community declares that Articles 1 to 16, 18, 19, 21 and 24 to 44 of the Joint Convention apply to it.
The Community possesses competences, shared with the abovementioned Member States, in the fields covered by Articles 4, 6 to 11, 13 to 16, 19 and 24 to 28 of the Joint Convention as provided by the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community in Article 2(b) and the relevant Articles of Title II, Chapter 3, entitled 'Health and Safety'.