Eea Agreement Agriculture

the agreement is not such as to give the undertakings concerned the power to determine the prices of a substantial part of the products concerned in the area covered by the agreement, to control or restrict production or marketing or to protect them against effective competition from other undertakings in the territory covered by the agreement. Officials of a Party may be present, with the agreement of the other Party, at investigations conducted in the territory of the Parties. Save as otherwise provided in this Agreement, and in particular Protocols 41 and 43, the application of the provisions of this Agreement shall prevail over the provisions of existing bilateral or multilateral agreements binding the European Economic Community, of the one part, and one or more EFTA States, of the other part, in so far as the same subject matter is governed by this Agreement. Duly authorised officials of a Contracting Party may, with the agreement of the other Contracting Party concerned and under the conditions laid down by that Contracting Party, request information from the services of the requested authority or any other authority within the competence of the requested authority on the infringement of customs legislation which the applicant authority needs for the purposes of this Protocol. Mutual recognition agreements with third countries concerning the conformity assessment of products which provide for the use of a trade mark in Community legislation shall be negotiated at the initiative of the Community. The Community shall negotiate under which the third countries concerned conclude parallel mutual recognition agreements with the EFTA States equivalent to those to be concluded with the Community. The Parties shall cooperate in accordance with the general information and consultation procedures laid down in the EEA Agreement. In the event of divergences in relations with third countries, this issue will be dealt with in accordance with the relevant provisions of the EEA Agreement. Food law accounts for around 60% of the legislation that has been incorporated into the EEA Agreement. This is the largest part of the agreement in volume. 84 Norwegian Government EEA Review Committee, Outside and Inside: Norway`s agreements with the European Union, cited in HM Government, Alternatives to membership: possible models for the United Kingdom outside the European Union (March 2016), p.

20 Where the Kingdom of Norway makes use of that right, the existing agreements apply, inter alia, to Svalbard. the Agreement establishing the European Free Trade Association, the Free Trade Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Kingdom of Norway and the Free Trade Agreement between the Member States of the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Coal and Steel Community, of the one part, and the Kingdom of Norway, of the other part, shall continue to apply to the territory of Svalbard. . . .