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Summary of Treaty


GENERAL DATA
Official Title Protocol adjusting the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA) between the European Communities, their Member States and the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Finland, the Republic of Iceland, the Principality of Liechtenstein, the Kingdom of Norway and the Kingdom of Sweden
Type of Agreement Multilateral
Place of Signature Brussels
Date of Signature 17/03/1993
Date of Entry Into Force 01/01/1994
Duration Indefinite
Objective of Agreement To adapt the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA), which makes possible the free movement of goods, persons, services and capital throughout the EEA, to take account of the non-ratification by Switzerland and enable its entry into force as regards Liechtenstein.
Remarks Agreement on the European Economic Area. Oporto, 02/05/1992. Decision of the EEA Council No 1/95 on the entry into force of the Agreement for Liechtenstein on 01/05/1995 (OJ L 86 of 20/04/1995, p.58). There are numerous Decisions of the EEA Joint Committee amending Annexes and Protocols.
Relation and Association with Other Agreements -Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA)
-Agreement on the participation of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic in the European Economic Area
-Agreement on the participation of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania in the European Economic Area
OJ Reference L1, 03/01/1994, p. 572
Depositary Secretary-General of the Council of the European Union
Contracting Parties European Coal and Steel Community, European Community, Liechtenstein
Authentic Texts Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
Subject Matters EC association agreement
EFTA countries
European Economic Area
External Relations
protocol to an agreement
ratification of an agreement
EU PARTICIPATION
Date of Signature 17/03/1993
Conclusion Date 13/12/1993
Ratification Status R
Conclusion Decision 94/2/EC, ECSC: Decision of the Council and the Commission of 13 December 1993 on the conclusion of the Protocol adjusting the Agreement on the European Economic Area between the European Communities, their Member States and the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Finland, the Republic of Iceland, the Principality of Liechtenstein, the Kingdom of Norway and the Kingdom of Sweden; OJ L 1 of 03/01/1994, p.571
Date of Entry Into Force 01/01/1994
Competence Mixed
Legal Basis Treaty EC: Article 238


Last Update :   16/12/2009