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Analytical examination of the acquis

CHAPTER 28 – CONSUMER AND HEALTH PROTECTION

 Annotated Agenda for the Explanatory Screening

08-09.06.2006

  

Time

Subject

Main Acquis references

EC Speaker

FIRST DAY – 8 June 2006

09.00

Opening & Introduction

Day I: Consumer Policy

 HMG ELARG A.2

General principles of   EU Consumer Policy

09.15-09.55

  • EC Treaty: see in particular Articles 153

  • 32004D0020
    Decision No 20/2004/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 December 2003 establishing a general framework for financing Community actions in support of consumer policy for the years 2004 to 2007 (Text with EEA relevance)
    (OJ L 5, 9.1.2004, p. 1)

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Amended by 32004D0786 (OJ L 138, 30.4.2004, p. 7)
Consolidated text 02004D0020-20040430
 

David MAIR,

DG SANCO

09.55 – 10.10

Time for questions

10.10 – 10.30

Coffee break

Consumers' Safety

10.30-11.00

General Products Safety

  • 32001L0095
    Directive 2001/95/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 December 2001 on general product safety (Text with EEA relevance)
    (OJ L 11, 15.1.2002, p. 4)

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Graça CINTRA,

DG SANCO

  • 31987L0357
    Council Directive 87/357/EEC of 25 June 1987 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States concerning products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers (Dangerous imitations Directive)

(OJ L 192, 11.7.1987, p. 49)

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Incorporated by 21994A0103(69) (OJ L 1, 3.1.1994, p. 492)

Graça CINTRA,

DG SANCO

11.00-11.10

Time for questions

 11.10-11.30

Defective product liability

  • 31985L0374
    Council Directive 85/374/EEC of 25 July 1985 on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning liability for defective products
    (OJ L 210, 7.8.1985, p. 29)

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Consolidated text 01985L0374-19850730
Incorporated by
21994A0103(52) (OJ L 1, 3.1.1994, p. 263)
Incorporated by
21994A0103(53) (OJ L 1, 3.1.1994, p. 321)
Amended by
31999L0034 (OJ L 141, 4.6.1999, p. 20)
 

 DG-MARKT

11.30-11.40

Time for questions

Consumers' Interest Part I

11.40 – 12.10

Unfair Terms in cosumer contracts

Sale of consumer goods

  • 31993L0013
    Council Directive 93/13/EEC of 5 April 1993 on unfair terms in consumer contracts
    (OJ L 95, 21.4.1993, p. 29)

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  • 31999L0044
    Directive 1999/44/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 May 1999 on certain aspects of the sale of consumer goods and associated guarantees
    (OJ L 171, 7.7.1999, p. 12)

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Cathal O’CONAILL,

DG SANCO

  

Mikolaj ZALESKI,

DG SANCO

12.10 – 12.20

Time for questions

12.20 – 13.50

LUNCH

13.15 – 14.05

Indication of prices

  • 31998L0006
    Directive 98/6/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 February 1998 on consumer protection in the indication of the prices of products offered to consumers
    (OJ L 80, 18.3.1998, p. 27)

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Cathal O’CONAILL,

DG SANCO

14.05 – 14.10

Time for questions

14.10 – 14.40

Doorstep selling

Distance Contracts

  • 1985L0577
    Council Directive 85/577/EEC of 20 December 1985 to protect the consumer in respect of contracts negotiated away from business premises (Doorstep selling Directive)
    (OJ L 372, 31.12.1985, p. 31)

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Incorporated by 21994A0103(69) (OJ L 1, 3.1.1994, p. 492)

  • 31997L0007
    Directive 97/7/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 1997 on the protection of consumers in respect of distance contracts - Statement by the Council and the Parliament re Article 6 (1) - Statement by the Commission re Article 3 (1), first indent (Distance Contracts Directive)
    (OJ L 144, 4.6.1997, p. 19)

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Amended by 32002L0065 (OJ L 271, 9.10.2002, p. 16)
Amended by 32005L0029 (OJ L 149, 11.6.2005, p. 22)
Amendment proposed by 52005PC0603
 

Cathal O’CONAILL,

DG SANCO

  

Nicole MERINGO,

DG SANCO

14.40 – 14.50

Time for questions

14.50 – 15.20

Distance marketing of consumer financial services

Consumer credits

  • 32002L0065
    Directive 2002/65/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 September 2002 concerning the distance marketing of consumer financial services and amending Council Directive 90/619/EEC and Directives 97/7/EC and 98/27/EC
    (OJ L 271, 9.10.2002, p. 16)

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Amended by 32005L0029 (OJ L 149, 11.6.2005, p. 22)
Amendment proposed by 52005PC0603

  • 31987L0102
    Council Directive 87/102/EEC of 22 December 1986 for the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning consumer credit
    (OJ L 42, 12.2.1987, p. 48)

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Consolidated text 01987L0102-19870112
Amended by 31990L0088 (OJ L 61, 10.3.1990, p. 14)
Consolidated text 01987L0102-19900301
Incorporated by 21994A0103(69) (OJ L 1, 3.1.1994, p. 492)
Amended by 31998L0007 (OJ L 101, 1.4.1998, p. 17)
Consolidated text 01987L0102-19980421
Amendment proposed by 52002PC0443

Susanne KNOEFEL,

DG SANCO

  

Fabrice CAMPENS,

DG SANCO

15.20 – 15.30

Time for questions

15.30 – 15.45

Coffee break

Consumers' Interest Part II

15.45 – 16.05

Misleading and comparative advertising

  • 31984L0450
    Council Directive 84/450/EEC of 10 September 1984 relating to the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning misleading advertising
    (OJ L 250, 19.9.1984, p. 17)

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Incorporated by 21994A0103(69) (OJ L 1, 3.1.1994, p. 492)
Amended by 31997L0055 (OJ L 290, 23.10.1997, p. 18)
Amended by 32005L0029 (OJ L 149, 11.6.2005, p. 22)

Directive 97/55/EC of European Parliament and of the Council of 6 October 1997 amending Directive 84/450/EEC concerning misleading advertising so as to include comparative advertising

  Official Journal L 290 , 23/10/1997 P. 0018 - 0023  

Rafael CEPAS,

DG SANCO

 

16.05 – 16.20

Unfair Commercial Practice

  • 32005L0029
    Directive 2005/29/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2005 concerning unfair business-to-consumer commercial practices in the internal market and amending Council Directive 84/450/EEC, Directives 97/7/EC, 98/27/EC and 2002/65/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council (‘Unfair Commercial Practices Directive’) (Text with EEA relevance)
    (OJ L 149, 11.6.2005, p. 22) v

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Eva TVERBERG,

DG SANCO

16.20 – 16.30

Time for questions

16.30 – 17.00

Immovable properties on a timeshare basis

Package travel, package holidays and package tours

  • 31994L0047
    Directive 94/47/EC of the European Parliament and the Council of 26 October 1994 on the protection of purchasers in respect of certain aspects of contracts relating to the purchase of the right to use immovable properties on a timeshare basis
    (OJ L 280, 29.10.1994, p. 83)

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  • 31990L0314
    Council Directive 90/314/EEC of 13 June 1990 on package travel, package holidays and package tours
    (OJ L 158, 23.6.1990, p. 59)

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Incorporated by 21994A0103(69) (OJ L 1, 3.1.1994, p. 492) 

Rafael CEPAS,

DG SANCO

  

Rafael CEPAS

17.00 – 17.15

  • 32004R0261
    Regulation (EC) No 261/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 February 2004 establishing common rules on compensation and assistance to passengers in the event of denied boarding and of cancellation or long delay of flights, and repealing Regulation (EEC) No 295/91 (Text with EEA relevance) - Commission Statement
    (OJ L 46, 17.2.2004, p. 1)

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DG TREN

17.15 - 17.25

Time for questions

17.25 – 17.55

Injunctions

Consumer protection cooperation

Bodies involved in the consensual resolution of consumer disputes

  • 31998L0027
    Directive 98/27/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 May 1998 on injunctions for the protection of consumers' interests
    (OJ L 166, 11.6.1998, p. 51)

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Amended by 31999L0044 (OJ L 171, 7.7.1999, p. 12)
Amended by 32000L0031 (OJ L 178, 17.7.2000, p. 1)
Amended by 32002L0065 (OJ L 271, 9.10.2002, p. 16)
Amendment proposed by 52004PC0002
Amended by 32005L0029 (OJ L 149, 11.6.2005, p. 22) 

  • 32004R2006
    Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 October 2004 on cooperation between national authorities responsible for the enforcement of consumer protection laws (the Regulation on consumer protection cooperation)Text with EEA relevance
    (OJ L 364, 9.12.2004, p. 1)

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Amended by 32005L0029 (OJ L 149, 11.6.2005, p. 22) 

  • 2001/310/EC: Commission Recommendation of 4 April 2001 on the principles applicable to the bodies involved in the consensual resolution of consumer disputes (Text with EEA relevance) (OJ L 109, 19.4.2001, p. 56)

http://europa.eu.int/eur-lex/pri/en/oj/dat/2001/

l_109/l_10920010419en00560061.pdf

  • 31998H0257
    98/257/EC:Comission Recommendation of 30 March 1998 on the principles applicable to the bodies responsible for out-of-court settlement of consumer disputes (CPC) (Text with EEA relevance)

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See 32001H0310 (OJ L 109, 19.4.2001, p. 56)

http://europa.eu.int/eur-lex/pri/en/oj/dat/1998/

l_115/l_11519980417en00310034.pdf

Isabelle ROUVEURE,

DG SANCO

  

Stefano SORO,

DG SANCO

Isabelle ROUVEURE

  

Isabelle ROUVEURE

Further references not specifically screened

·         32004D0210
2004/210/EC: Commission Decision of 3 March 2004 setting up Scientific Committees in the field of consumer safety, public health and the environment (Text with EEA relevance)
(OJ L 66, 4.3.2004, p. 45)

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  • 32003D0709
    2003/709/EC: Commission Decision of 9 October 2003 setting up a European Consumer Consultative Group
    (OJ L 258, 10.10.2003, p. 35)

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  • 32000Y0606(01)
    Council Resolution of 25 May 2000 on a Community-wide network of national bodies for the extra-judicial settlement of consumer disputes
    (OJ C 155, 6.6.2000, p. 1)

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  • 31993R0339
    Council Regulation (EEC) No 339/93 of 8 February 1993 on checks for conformity with the rules on product safety in the case of products imported from third countries
    (OJ L 40, 17.2.1993, p. 1)

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Consolidated text 01993R0339-19930317
Amended by 11994N
Consolidated text 01993R0339-19950101
Amended by 12003T
Amended by 32003R0806 (OJ L 122, 16.5.2003, p. 1)
Consolidated text 01993R0339-20030605

  • 31993D0583
    93/583/EEC: Commission Decision of 28 July 1993 establishing the list of products provided for in Article 8 of Council Regulation (EEC) No 339/93
    (OJ L 279, 12.11.1993, p. 39)

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  • 32004D0418
    2004/418/EC:Commission Decision of 29 April 2004 laying down guidelines for the management of the Community Rapid Information System (RAPEX) and for notifications presented in accordance with Article 11 of Directive 2001/95/EC
    (OJ L 151, 30.4.2004, p. 86)

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17.55 – 18.00

Time for questions

18.00 – 18.05

Closing remarks

HMG

DG ELARG.A.2

FIRST DAY – 9 June 2006

09.00

Opening & Introduction

Day II: Public Health

EC Treaty: in particular Article 152

 Hinrich Meyer- Gerbaulet,

ELARG/A2 

DG SANCO/C5  

Overview of the Health Protection

9.15 – 9.45

General principles of the  EU Public Health  Policy

32004D0786

Decision No 1786/2002/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 September 2002 adopting a programme of Community action in the field of public health (2003-2008)

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32004D0858

Commission Decision of 15 December 2004 setting up an executive agency, the ‘Executive Agency for the Public Health Programme’, for the management of Community action in the field of public health — pursuant to Council Regulation (EC) No 58/2003 (2004/858/EC)    

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Susanne Jungfelt,

DG SANCO/ C1

09.45-10.00

Scientific Committees

32004D0210
2004/210/EC: Commission Decision of 3 March 2004 setting up Scientific Committees in the field of consumer safety, public health and the environment (Text with EEA relevance)
(OJ L 66, 4.3.2004, p. 45) 

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Maria Marinin,

DG SANCO/ C7

10.00– 10.20

Time for questions

10.20 – 10.30

Coffee break

Tobacco

10.30 – 12.00

Advertising and sponsorship of tobacco products

32003L0033

Directive 2003/33/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 May 2003 on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to the advertising and sponsorship of tobacco products.

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32001L0037

Directive 2001/37/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council  on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning the manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco products.  

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Commission Decision (2005/1452/EC) of 26 May 2005 on the library of selected source documents containing colour photographs or other illustrations for each of the additional warnings listed in annex 1 to Directive 2001/37/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council

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32003D0641

Commission Decision 2003/641/EC of 5 September 2003 on the use of colour photographs or other illustrations as health warnings on tobacco packages (OJ) L 226, 10.9.2003, p. 24.

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32002R2182

Commission Regulation (EC) No 2182/2002 of 6 December 2002 laying down detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EEC) No 2075/92 with regard to the Community Tobacco Fund (OJ) L 331, 7.12.2002, p. 16).

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32004R0480

Regulation as amended by Regulation (EC) No 480/2004 (OJ) L 78, 16.3.2004, p.8.

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32004D0513

Council Decision 2004/513 of 2 June 2004 concerning the conclusion of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (OJ L 213, 15.6.2004, p. 8-24).

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32003H0054

Council Recommendation of 2 December 2002 on the prevention of smoking and on initiatives to improve tobacco control 

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Thea Emmerling,

Antti Maunu,

DG SANCO/C6

12.00 - 12.15

Time for questions

12.15 - 13.45

Lunch break

Communicable diseases

13.45 – 15.45

ECDC

31998D2119
Decision No 2119/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 September 1998 setting up a network for the epidemiological surveillance and control of communicable diseases in the Community
(OJ L 268, 3.10.1998, p. 1)

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Amended by 32003D0534 (OJ L 184, 23.7.2003, p. 35)
Consolidated text 01998D2119-20030723
Amended by 32003R1882 (OJ L 284, 31.10.2003, p. 1)
Consolidated text 01998D2119-20031120

32000D0057
2000/57/EC: Commission Decision of 22 December 1999 on the early warning and response system for the prevention and control of communicable diseases under Decision No 2119/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (notified under document number C(1999) 4016)
(OJ L 21, 26.1.2000, p. 32)

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32000D0096
2000/96/EC: Commission Decision of 22 December 1999 on the communicable diseases to be progressively covered by the Community network under Decision No 2119/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (notified under document number C(1999) 4015)
(OJ L 28, 3.2.2000, p. 50)

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Consolidated text 02000D0096-19991223
Amended by 32003D0534 (OJ L 184, 23.7.2003, p. 35)
Amended by 32003D0542 (OJ L 185, 24.7.2003, p. 55)
Consolidated text 02000D0096-20030724

32002D0253
2002/253/EC: Commission Decision of 19 March 2002 laying down case definitions for reporting communicable diseases to the Community network under Decision No 2119/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (notified under document number C(2002) 1043)
(OJ L 86, 3.4.2002, p. 44)

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Amended by 32003D0534 (OJ L 184, 23.7.2003, p. 35)
Consolidated text 02002D0253-20030723

32004R0851
Regulation (EC) No 851/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 april 2004 establishing a European Centre for disease prevention and control
(OJ L 142, 30.4.2004, p. 1)

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Amendment proposed by 52005PC0190(11)

Boguslaw Suski,

DG SANCO/C7

Nicola Robinson,

DG SANCO/C6

15.45 – 16.00

Time for questions

16.00 – 16.15

Coffee break

Blood, Tissues, Cells and Organs

16.15 – 17.15

 

·                   General introduction

·                    32002L0098
Directive 2002/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 January 2003 setting standards of quality and safety for the collection, testing, processing, storage and distribution of human blood and blood components and amending Directive 2001/83/EC
(OJ L 33, 8.2.2003, p. 30)

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·                    32004L0033
Commission Directive 2004/33/EC of 22 March 2004 implementing Directive 2002/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards certain technical requirements for blood and blood components (Text with EEA relevance)
(OJ L 91, 30.3.2004, p. 25)

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·                    32005L0061
Commission Directive 2005/61/EC of 30 September 2005 implementing Directive 2002/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards traceability requirements and notification of serious adverse reactions and events (Text with EEA relevance)
(OJ L 256, 1.10.2005, p. 32)

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·                    32005L0062
Commission Directive 2005/62/EC of 30 September 2005 implementing Directive 2002/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards Community standards and specifications relating to a quality system for blood establishments (Text with EEA relevance)
(OJ L 256, 1.10.2005, p. 41)

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·                    32004L0023
Directive 2004/23/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 31 March 2004 on setting standards of quality and safety for the donation, procurement, testing, processing, preservation, storage and distribution of human tissues and cells
(OJ L 102, 7.4.2004, p. 48)

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·                    32006L0017

Commission Directive 2006/17/EC of 8 February 2006 implementing Directive 2004/23/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards certain technical requirements for the donation, procurement and testing of human tissues and cells.

Eduardo Fernandez- Zincke, Thomas Bregon,

DG SANCO/C6

Mental Health, Socio-economic determinants of health – health inequalities, Alcohol, Cancer & Health & Environment

17.15 – 17.55

 Mental health

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Alcohol

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Socio-economic determinants of health – health inequalities

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Cancer

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Health &

Environment

 limitation of exposure of the general public to electromagnetic fields

Council Recommendation 2003/488/EC, of 18 June 2003 on the prevention and reduction of health-related harm associated with drug dependence, Official Journal L 165 , 03/07/2003 P. 0031 – 0033.

Council Resolution 2000/C 86/01 of 18 November 1999 on the promotion of mental health. Official Journal C 086,24/03/2000 P. 0001 - 0002,

Council Conclusions 2002/C 6/01 of 15 November 2001 on combating stress and depression-related problems. Official Journal C 006 , 09/01/2002 P. 0001 – 0002

Council Conclusions 9688/1/03 REV 1 on combating stigma and discrimination in relation to mental illness of 2 June 2003.Official Journal C 141, 17/06/2003 P.0001-0002

Council Conclusions 9805/05 on a Community Mental Health Action of 3 June 2005.

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Council conclusion 2001/C 175/01 of 5 June 2001 on a Community strategy to reduce alcohol-related harm.

Council Recommendation 2001/458/EC of 5 June 2001 on the drinking of alcohol by young people, in particular children and adolescents

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Council conclusions of 9803/053, 3 June 2005 on obesity, nutrition and physical activity.

Council conclusions 2004/C 22/01 of 2 December 2003 on healthy lifestyles: education, information and communication, 27 January 2004 Official Journal C 22, 27/01/2004 P. 0001- 0002:

Council Resolution 2000/C 218/03 of 29 June 2000 on action on health determinants.  Official Journal C 218, 31/07/2000 P. 0008- 0009:

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Council recommendation,  2003/878/EC of 2 December 2003 on cancer screening. Official Journal L 327, 16/12/2003 P. 0034 – 0038

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Council recommendation, 1999/519/EC of 12 July 1999 on the limitation of exposure of the general public to electromagnetic fields (0 Hz to 300 GHz (+/-180KB)

Charles Price,

DG SANCO C4

17.55 – 18.00

Time for questions

18.00 – 18.05

Closing remarks

HMG

DG ELARG.A. 2

 

 


 

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This is an Implementing Decision, that enters into force just by being notified to the Member States without further obligations for publication. 

 

 

NB: The agenda lists the key elements of the acquis covered by negotiation chapter 28 – Consumer & Health protection. Unless otherwise indicated, they can be found in the EUR-LEX chapter 15.20. The complete list of current relevant acquis can be found under: http://europa.eu.int/eur-lex/lex/en/repert/index_15.htm

 

Table listing the precise parts of Eur-Lex Directory of Community legislation in force :

http://europa.eu.int/eur-lex/lex/en/index.htm

Click on "Legislation in force", then on "Directory of Community legislation in force":

  • 15.20 Consumers

    • 15.20.10 General

    • 15.20.20 Consumer information, education and representation

    • 15.20.30 Protection of health and safety

    • 15.20.40 Protection of economic interests

  • 15.30 Health protection


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