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Amendment to the Regulation on a European Agency for Safety and Health at Work

On 29 June 1995, the Council of Ministers adopted a Council Regulation amending the Regulation establishing the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (Council Regulation 2062/94). The new Regulation alters the composition of the Agency's Administrative Board, to take ...

On 29 June 1995, the Council of Ministers adopted a Council Regulation amending the Regulation establishing the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (Council Regulation 2062/94). The new Regulation alters the composition of the Agency's Administrative Board, to take account of the accession to the Community of Austria, Finland and Sweden. The Regulation states that the Agency will have 48 members, of which: - 15 will represent the governments of the Member States; - 15 will represent employers' organizations; - 15 will represent employees' organizations; - 3 will represent the Commission. The members of the Board may hold office for a renewable three-year term. The Board will elect the chairman and three vice-chairmen from among its members. These will serve for a period of one year. Decisions of the Board will be taken by a two-thirds majority. Representatives of Member State governments will have two votes each. Other members will have one vote each.

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