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L 22/30 EN Official Journal of the European Communities 24.1.

2002

DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 138/2001

of 9 November 2001

amending Annex XX (Environment) 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 XX to the Agreement was amended by Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 122/2001
of 28 September 2001 (1).

(2) Council Directive 1999/30/EC of 22 April 1999 relating to limit values for sulphur dioxide,
nitrogen dioxide and oxides of nitrogen, particulate matter and lead in ambient air (2), which
gradually repeals Council Directives 80/779/EEC (3), 82/884/EEC (4) and 85/203/EEC (5), is to be
incorporated into the Agreement.

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

Chapter III (Air) of Annex XX to the Agreement shall be amended as follows:

1. The following point shall be inserted after point 13d (Directive 2000/69/EC of the European
Parliament and of the Council):

‘13e. 399 L 0030: Council Directive 1999/30/EC of 22 April 1999 relating to limit values for
sulphur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide and oxides of nitrogen, particulate matter and lead in
ambient air (OJ L 163, 29.6.1999, p. 41).’

2. The following text shall be added in point 14 (Council Directive 80/779/EEC) after the adaptation
text:

‘This Directive shall be repealed with effect from 19 July 2001 except that Articles 1, 2(1), 3(1), 9,
15 and 16 and Annexes I, IIIb and IV thereto shall be repealed with effect from 1 January 2005.’

3. The following text shall be added in point 15 (Council Directive 82/884/EEC) after the adaptation
text:

‘This Directive shall be repealed with effect from 19 July 2001 except that Articles 1, 2, 3(1), 7, 12
and 13 shall be repealed with effect from 1 January 2005.’

(1) OJ L 322, 6.12.2001, p. 38.


(2) OJ L 163, 29.6.1999, p. 41.
(3) OJ L 229, 30.8.1980, p. 30.
(4) OJ L 378, 31.12.1982, p. 15.
(5) OJ L 87, 27.3.1985, p. 1.
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4. The following text shall be added in point 17 (Council Directive 85/203/EEC) after the adaptation
text:
‘This Directive shall be repealed with effect from 19 July 2001 except that Articles 1(1), first indent,
and (2), 2, first indent, 3(1), 5, 9, 15 and 16 shall be repealed with effect from 1 January 2010.’

Article 2

In Chapter III of Annex XX to the Agreement, the texts of point 14 (Council Directive 80/779/EEC) and
point 15 (Council Directive 82/884/EEC) shall be deleted with effect from 1 January 2005, and the text
of point 17 (Council Directive 85/203/EEC) shall be deleted with effect from 1 January 2010.

Article 3

The texts of Council Directive 1999/30/EC in the Icelandic and Norwegian languages, to be published in
the EEA Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Communities, shall be authentic.

Article 4

This Decision shall enter into force on 10 November 2001, provided that all the notifications under
Article 103(1) of the Agreement have been made to the EEA Joint Committee (*).

Article 5

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, 9 November 2001.

For the EEA Joint Committee


The President
E. BULL

(*) No constitutional requirements indicated.