Commission Regulation (EC) No 29/2002 of 19 December 2001 amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 3037/90 on the statistical classification of economic activities in the European Community

Official gazette publicationOfficial Journal of the European Communities, L 6, 10 January 2002
Publication Date10 Jan 2002
EUR-Lex - 32002R0029 - EN

Commission Regulation (EC) No 29/2002 of 19 December 2001 amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 3037/90 on the statistical classification of economic activities in the European Community

Official Journal L 006 , 10/01/2002 P. 0003 - 0034


Commission Regulation (EC) No 29/2002

of 19 December 2001

amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 3037/90 on the statistical classification of economic activities in the European Community

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EEC) No 3037/90 of 9 October 1990 on the statistical classification of economic activities in the European Community(1), as last amended by Commission Regulation (EEC) No 761/93(2), and in particular Article 8(b) and Article 9 thereof,

Whereas:

(1) Regulation (EEC) No 3037/90 established a classification of economic activities, hereinafter called NACE Rev. 1, to meet the requirement of statistics within the Community.

(2) It is necessary to amend NACE Rev. 1 to take account of the technological and economic development, as well as the expiry of the European Coal and Steel Community Treaty.

(3) It is necessary to amend NACE Rev. 1, to maintain the international linked system, as well as to bring about convergence at world level.

(4) Regulation (EEC) No 3037/90 should therefore be amended accordingly.

(5) The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Statistical Programme Committee,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The Annex to Regulation (EEC) No 3037/90 is replaced by the text in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the 20th day following its publication in the Official Journal of the European Communities.

This Regulation shall apply as from 1 January 2003.

This Regulation shall be binding in...

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