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					                  EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA

                  STANDING COMMITTEE
                         OF THE             EFTA STATES

                                                                              S/00/A/103
                                                                              1 Annex
                                                                              4 July 2003
                                                                              Brussels


                        ONE HUNDRED AND THIRD MEETING


                          Thursday, 10 July 2003, starting at 15.00
                   in the EFTA Building, rue de Trèves 74, 1040 Brussels


                                              Agenda

1.      Adoption of the Agenda


2.      Approval of the items on the “A” list


3.      Reports from Subcommittees where Chairpersons are present


4.      Agenda and preparations of the 105th meeting of the EEA Joint Committee
(to be held at 10.00 on Friday 11 July in the EFTA Building, rue de Trèves 74,
Brussels)

        1.       Adoption of the Agenda

        2.       Approval of the Minutes of the 104th meeting of 20 June 2003

        3.       Reports of meetings of Subcommittees I (3 June 2003), II (4 June 2003),
                 III (6 June 2003) and IV (6 May, 5 June and 3 July 2003)

        4.       Decisions
Decision No 87/2003 amending Annex II (Technical Regulations, standards, testing and certification) to
the EEA Agreement - Commission Regulation (EC) No 1788/2001 (organic production), Commission
Regulation (EC) No 1113/2002 (organic production)

Decision No 88/2003 amending Annex II (Technical Regulations, standards, testing and certification) to
the EEA Agreement - Commission Regulation (EC) No 1918/2002 (organic production)

Decision No 89/2003 amending Annex II (Technical Regulations, standards, testing and certification) to
the EEA Agreement - Commission Directive 2003/2/EC (arsenic), Commission Directive 2003/5/EC
(deltamethrin)

Decision No 90/2003 amending Annex II (Technical Regulations, standards, testing and certification) to
the EEA Agreement - EP and Council Directive 2000/70/EC (human blood)
S/00/A/103

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Decision No 91/2003 amending Annex XIII (Transport) to the EEA Agreement - Commission Regulation
(EC) No 980/2002 (Eurocontrol standards)

Decision No 92/2003 amending Annex XX (Environment) to the EEA Agreement - Council Decision
2003/33/EC (landfill of waste)

Decision No 93/2003 amending Annex XX (Environment) to the EEA Agreement - Commission
Decision 2003/31/EC (eco-label to detergents for dishwashers)

Decision No 94/2003 amending Annex XXI (Statistics) to the EEA Agreement -Commission Regulation
(EC) No 6/2003 (carriage of goods by road)

Decision No 95/2003 amending Annex XXI (Statistics) to the EEA Agreement -Commission Regulation
(EC) No 246/2003 (labour force sample survey)

Decision No 96/2003 amending Protocol 31 to the EEA Agreement - EP and Council Decision
2003/451/EC (Socrates)

Decision No 97/2003 amending Protocol 30 to the EEA Agreement - EP and Council Decision No
2367/2002/EC (Community statistical programme 2003-2007)


        5.      Management of Joint Committee Decisions

                   State of Decision-Making 1st half of 2003

        6.      Integration of outstanding acquis

                   Status of the Money-laundering Directive

        7.      Current Financial Instrument

        8.      Other business

                   EEA EFTA Comments

THE STANDING COMMITTEE AGENDA CONTINUES

5.      High-level meetings and EFTA activities

6.      Enlargement of the EEA

7.      Chairmanship Programme and the Medium-Term Plan

                Document:        S/00/W/044 (Chairmanship Programme)
                                 A-2003-SGN-N-004 (note from the Secretary-General to
                                 the EFTA Ministerial meeting 26-27 June 2003)

        Take note of the Chairmanship Programme
        Discuss the priorities based on the Chairmanship Programme as well as the Medium-term Plan
        (for info)
                                                                                        S/00/A/103

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8.    The structure of the Subcommittees

      For discussion

9.    Monitoring of deadlines

      Reports from Subcommittees:

         Acts where standard sheets have been with experts for more than eight weeks
         Draft EEA JC Decisions with Delegations for more than four weeks

              Document:         S/00/I/071

10.   State of affairs regarding EEA EFTA participation in the new EU agencies

      Oral reports from Subcommittees and delegations on EFSA and EASA

11.   Aid granted by the Norwegian State in the form of differentiated social
      security contributions

      To note for the file SC Decision 2/2003/SC, taken by written procedure 1 July 2003
      General discussion

12.   Other business
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                                                                         S/00/A/103
                                                                         4 July 2003

                                      List of “A” items

     The 103rd meeting of the Standing Committee, Brussels, Thursday 10 July 2003

THE FOLLOWING TWO POINTS (a-b) ARE COVERED UNDER THE
STANDING COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDA ITEM 2:

a)     Approval of the Standing Committee Minutes of the 102nd meeting of 19
       June 2003

               Document:         S/00/M/102.D


b)     Reports of internal meetings of Subcommittee IV of 3 July 2003 and
       Subcommittee V of 10 July

               Documents:       4/00/R/090 and 5/00/R/059

       To note/defer written reports from recent Subcommittee meetings
Annex to
S/00/A/103

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THE FOLLOWING THREE POINTS (c-e) ARE COVERED UNDER THE
STANDING COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDA ITEM 4:

c)      (JC2.) Approval of the Joint Committee Minutes of the 104th meeting of 20
        June 2003

                 Document:         J/00/M/104.D

d)      (JC3.) Minutes of meetings of Subcommittee I of 3 June 2003,
        Subcommittee II of 4 June 2003, Subcommittee III of 6 June 2003,
        Subcommittee IV of 6 May, 5 June and 3 July 2003

                 Documents:       J/10/M/085, J/20/M/071, J/30/M/028, J/40/M/080,
                                  J/40/M/081 and J/40/M/082

        To note/defer written minutes from recent Subcommittee meetings



e)      (JC8.) Other business

                    EEA EFTA Comments

EEA EFTA Comments on the proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and Council
establishing a General Framework for financing Community actions in support of consumer policy for
the years 2004-2007

        To note the EEA EFTA Comments

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