68/361/EEC: Council Decision of 15 October 1968 setting up a Standing Veterinary Committee

Published date18 October 1968
Subject MatterVeterinary legislation,Provisions governing the Institutions
Official Gazette PublicationJournal officiel des Communautés européennes, L 255, 18 octobre 1968,Gazzetta ufficiale delle Comunità europee, L 255, 18 ottobre 1968
EUR-Lex - 31968D0361 - EN 31968D0361

68/361/EEC: Council Decision of 15 October 1968 setting up a Standing Veterinary Committee

Official Journal L 255 , 18/10/1968 P. 0023 - 0023
Finnish special edition: Chapter 3 Volume 2 P. 0160
Danish special edition: Series I Chapter 1968(II) P. 0465
Swedish special edition: Chapter 3 Volume 2 P. 0160
English special edition: Series I Chapter 1968(II) P. 0473
Greek special edition: Chapter 03 Volume 4 P. 0045
Spanish special edition: Chapter 03 Volume 3 P. 0041
Portuguese special edition Chapter 03 Volume 3 P. 0041


COUNCIL DECISION of 15 October 1968 setting up a Standing Veterinary Committee (68/361/EEC)

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community;

Having regard to the draft decision submitted by the Commission;

Whereas it is desirable that, for cases where the Council delegates powers to the Commission in the veterinary field, a Committee should be set up, consisting of experts from the Member States, for the purpose of ensuring close co-operation between Member States and the Commission and enabling the latter to consult experts;

Whereas it is furthermore desirable that such co-operation extend to all fields covered by Community rules on these matters; whereas that Committee should accordingly be empowered to consider any question relating to such fields;

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

A Standing Veterinary Committee (hereinafter called the "Committee") is hereby set up and shall consist of representatives of the Member States with a representative of the Commission as Chairman.

Article 2

The Committee shall, in the cases and under the conditions provided for therein, carry out the duties devolving upon it under the instruments adopted by the Council in the veterinary field.

It may, moreover, consider any other question arising under such instruments and referred to it by the Chairman either on his own initiative or at the request of a Member State.

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