Protocol 4 To The Agreement On The European Economic Area
with regard to EFTA States, by the EFTA Supervisory Authority, in accordance with the rules of an agreement between EFTA states establishing the EFTA Supervisory Authority, which is responsible for the powers and functions defined in Protocol 26. where the licensed economic operator has committed serious breaches of customs law and there is no other recourse; The aim of this association agreement is to promote a continuous and balanced strengthening of trade and economic relations between the parties in a level playing field and respect for the same rules, in order to create a homogeneous European economic area, referred to as the EEA. The European Commission ensures that experts from EFTA states are involved, as far as possible, in the preparatory phase of draft measures, which will then be submitted to committees that assist the Commission in exercising their executive competences, depending on the areas concerned. In this context, the European Commission, on the same basis as the experts from the EC Member States, refers to experts from EFTA states in the development of draft measures. goods in a lot with a property value of no more than EUR 22, provided that the customs authorities agree, with the agreement of the economic operator, to carry out a risk analysis using the information used or provided by the economic operator; The duly empowered officials of one of the contracting parties may, with the agreement of the other party and under the conditions set by the other party, receive information from the offices of the required authority or authority, on the violation of customs legislation which the applicant authority needs for the purposes of this protocol. In order to promote a continuous and balanced strengthening of trade and economic relations between the Article 1 contracting parties, the contracting parties agree on the need to reduce economic and social disparities between their regions. In this regard, they note the relevant provisions of this agreement and the protocols associated with them, including certain provisions relating to agriculture and fisheries. The contracting parties ensure that their customs authorities ensure that the approved economic operator meets all the conditions and criteria for granting the property and, in the event of a significant change in the legislation in question or in the event of new circumstances which give rise to suspicion that the economic operator no longer meets the conditions and criteria in question. Noting the importance of the development of the social dimension, including equal treatment between men and women, in the European Economic Area, in order to ensure economic and social progress and promote the conditions of full employment, improving living standards and improving working conditions in the European Economic Area, the conditions for this participation are agreed between the parties and the candidate country.
This agreement is submitted to all contracting parties for ratification or approval in accordance with their own procedures. At the request of one of the parties, consultations are taking place between the parties on maritime transport issues dealt with in international organizations, as well as on the various aspects of development that have taken place in maritime relations between the parties and third countries, as well as on the functioning of bilateral or multilateral agreements in this area.