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III. Air
14. 380 L 0779: Council Directive 80/779/EEC of 15 July 1980 on air quality limit values and guide values for sulphur dioxide and suspended particulates (OJ No L 229, 30.8.1980, p. 30), as amended by:

The provisions of the Directive shall, for the purposes of the Agreement, be read with the following adaptation:

Iceland shall put into effect the measures necessary for it to comply with the provisions of this Directive as from 1 January 1995.

15. 382 L 0884: Council Directive 82/884/EEC of 3 December 1982 on a limit value for lead in the air (OJ No L 378, 31.12.1982, p. 15).

The provisions of the Directive shall, for the purposes of the Agreement, be read with the following adaptation:

Iceland shall put into effect the measures necessary for it to comply with the provisions of this Directive as from 1 January 1995.

16. 384 L 0360: Council Directive 84/360/EEC of 28 June 1984 on the combating of air pollution from industrial plants (OJ No L 188, 16.7.1984, p. 20).

The provisions of the Directive shall, for the purposes of the Agreement, be read with the following adaptation:

Iceland shall put into effect the measures necessary for it to comply with the provisions of this Directive as from 1 January 1995.

17. 385 L 0203: Council Directive 85/203/EEC of 7 March 1985 on air-quality standards for nitrogen dioxide (OJ No L 87, 27.3.1985, p. 1), as amended by:

The provisions of the Directive shall, for the purposes of the Agreement, be read with the following adaptation:

Iceland shall put into effect the measures necessary for it to comply with the provisions of this Directive as from 1 January 1995.

18. 387 L 0217: Council Directive 87/217/EEC of 19 March 1987 on the prevention and reduction of environmental pollution by asbestos (OJ No L 85, 28.3.1987, p. 40).

The provisions of the Directive shall, for the purposes of the Agreement, be read with the following adaptations:

(a)

in Article 9 ‘the Treaty’ shall read ‘the EEA Agreement’;

(b)

Iceland shall put into effect the measures necessary for it to comply with the provisions of this Directive as from 1 January 1995.

19. 388 L 0609: Council Directive 88/609/EEC of 24 November 1988 on the limitation of emissions of certain pollutants into the air from large combustion plants (OJ No L 336, 7.12.1988, p. 1).

The provisions of the Directive shall, for the purposes of the Agreement, be read with the following adaptations:

(a)

Article 3(5) shall be replaced by the following:

(a)

If a substantial and unexpected change in energy demand or in the availability of certain fuels or certain generating installations creates serious technical difficulties for the implementation by a Contracting Party of the emission ceilings, such a Contracting Party may request a modification of the emission ceilings and/or dates set out in Annexes I and II. The procedure set out in (b) shall apply.

(b)

The Contracting Party shall immediately inform the other Contracting Parties through the EEA Joint Committee of such action and give reasons for its decision. If a Contracting Party so requires, consultations on the appropriateness of the measures taken shall take place in the EEA Joint Committee. Part VII of the Agreement shall apply.;

(b)

the following shall be added to the table for ceilings and reduction targets in Annex I:

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Austria1711026851-40-60-70-40-60-70
Finland90543627-40-60-70-40-60-70
Sweden112674534-40-60-70-40-60-70
Switzerland28141414-50-50-50-50-50-50;
(c)

the following is added to the table for ceilings and reduction targets in Annex II:

0123456
Austria816548-20-40-20-40
Finland191511-20-40-20-40
Sweden312519-20-40-20-40
Switzerland985-10-40-10-40;
(d)

at the time of entry into force of the Agreement, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway do not have any large combustion plants as defined in Article 1. These States will comply with the Directive if and when they acquire such plants.

20. 389 L 0369: Council Directive 89/369/EEC of 8 June 1989 on the prevention of air pollution from new municipal waste-incineration plants (OJ No L 163, 14.6.1989, p. 32).

The provisions of the Directive shall, for the purposes of the Agreement, be read with the following adaptation:

Iceland shall put into effect the measures necessary for it to comply with the provisions of this Directive as from 1 January 1995.

21. 389 L 0429: Council Directive 89/429/EEC of 21 June 1989 on the reduction of air pollution from existing municipal waste-incineration plants (OJ No L 203, 15.7.1989, p. 50).

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