Across the European Economic Area, the same rules apply to maintain a homogeneous market. The EEA agreement is based on the primary laws of the European Union, as they have been drawn up over the past 30 years, and on derivative right (Community acquis). Therefore, much of the EEA agreement is identical to the relevant elements that govern the four freedoms provided for by the 1957 Treaty of Rome. The EEA agreement consists of 129 articles, 22 annexes and 49 protocols. The annexes refer to the Community acquis in force in the EEA, without fully reproducing these texts. The protocols contain specific provisions, such as rules on the origin of goods, transitional periods for EFTA states in certain areas and simplified customs procedures. These issues are generally not based on EU legislation. This agreement does not prejudge the right of each party to amend its domestic legislation in the areas covered by this agreement, without prejudice to the principle of non-discrimination and after information from other contracting parties: – serious disruptions in the labour market due to large-scale labour movements to certain geographical areas, certain types of jobs or industries; or (a) aid to promote economic development in areas where living standards are abnormally low or where there is severe underemployment; 2. The EEA Joint Committee makes decisions by mutual agreement between the Community on the one hand and the EFTA States, which speak with one voice on the other.
Each party defines its risk management framework, risk criteria and priority areas of safety control. A licensed economic operator has an ease of customs checks related to security. The Community therefore reserves the right to suspend the conclusion of the EEA agreement until the ratification of these bilateral agreements has been notified by the EFTA States concerned. In addition, the Community reserves its position on the consequences to be drawn if these agreements are not ratified. PROTOCOLE 3 for products covered by Article 8, paragraph 3, point b), of the agreement For the purposes of the down payment of individual cases covered by Article 56 of the agreement, it is considered that a “company” is any entity engaged in economic or economic activities. CONSIDERING that, in full respect of the independence of the courts, the contracting parties achieve a uniform interpretation and application of this agreement and the provisions of Community law, which are essentially included in this agreement, and to achieve equal treatment between individuals and economic operators with regard to the four freedoms and the conditions of competition; When the procedure under Article 93, paragraph 2, first and second paragraphs, of the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community or the corresponding procedure established by an agreement between the EFTA States establishing the EFTA Supervisory Authority for State Aid Programmes and Cases is opened, the Commission or the EFTA Supervisory Authority communicate your comments to the other Authority as well as to the parties concerned. Customs authorities have reasonable grounds to believe that the economic activity of the approved economic body has committed an act leading to criminal proceedings and is linked to a breach of customs law; – any agreement or category of agreements between companies, On 20 November 2013, it was announced that an extension agreement had been concluded.