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SECTORAL ADAPTATIONS
1.For the purposes of applying Directives 71/305/EEC, 89/440/EEC and 90/531/EEC referred to in this Annex, the following shall apply:

Until such time as they apply free movement of labour in accordance with Article 28 of the Agreement, the Contracting Parties shall ensure;

  • effective free access for key employees of contractors of any Contracting Parties who have obtained public works contracts;

  • non-discriminatory access to work-permits for contractors from any Contracting Parties who have obtained public works contracts.

2.When the acts referred to in this Annex require the publication of notices or documents the following shall apply:
(a)

the publication of notices and other documents as required by the acts referred to in this Annex in the Official Journal of the European Communities and in the Tenders Electronic Daily shall be carried out by the Office for Official Publications of the European Communities;

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notices from the EFTA States shall be sent in at least one of the Community languages to the Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. They shall be published in the Community languages in the S-series of the Official Journal of the European Communities and in the Tenders Electronic Daily. EC notices need not be translated into the languages of the EFTA States.

3.When applying Part VII, Chapter 3, of the Agreement to surveillance for the purposes of this Annex, the competence for surveillance of alleged infringements lies with the EC Commission if the alleged infringement is committed by a contracting entity in the Community and with the EFTA Surveillance Authority if it is committed by a contracting entity in an EFTA State.

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