"I/A" Item Note: Draft Decision of the EEA Joint Committee Amending Protocol 31 to the Agreement on Cooperation in Specific Fields Outside the Four Freedoms (Galileo) (link)

December 6, 2004

Brussels, 02 Dec 2004

Full text of Document 14108/04
Suite of documents 14108/04

No. Cion prop.: 14106/04 EEE 92 AVIATION 190 TELECOM 157 RECH 204 N 34 ISL 32 FL 42
Subject: Draft Decision of the EEA Joint Committee amending Protocol 31 to the Agreement on cooperation in specific fields outside the four freedoms

1. The Commission submitted the above draft Decision of the EEA Joint Committee for approval by the Council on 5 November 2004.

2. In order to ensure the requisite legal security and homogeneity of the Internal Market, the EEA Joint Committee is to integrate all the relevant Community legislation into the European Economic Area Agreement as soon as possible after its adoption.

3. The attached draft Decision of the EEA Joint Committee aims to modify Protocol 31, with the objective of having the Contracting Parties encourage appropriate co-operation between the competent organizations, institutions and other bodies in their respective territories where it would contribute to the strengthening and broadening of co-operation in matters covered by the activities of the Galileo Joint Undertaking as set up in Council Regulation (EC) No 876/2002 of 21 May 20021.

4. Article 1(3)(a) of Council Regulation (EC) No 2894/94 concerning the arrangements for implementing the European Economic Area Agreement2 envisages that the Council establishes the Community position for decisions extending Community legislation with substantial changes.


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