Decision of the EEA Management Board
Having regard to the Council Regulation (EEC) 1210/90 of 7 May 1990 establishing the European Environment Agency and as amended by Council Regulation 933/1999 of 29 April 1999, and amended by Council Regulation 1641/2003 of 22 July 2003,
Having regard to the European Parliament resolution on 6 September 2001 on the European Ombudsman's Special Report to the European Parliament following the own-initiative inquiry into the existence and the public accessibility, in the different Community institutions and bodies, of a Code of Good Administrative Behaviour (C5-0438/2000 - 2000/2212 (COS)),
Whereas the European Parliament stated that it is of the utmost importance that the same Code of Good Administrative Behaviour applies to all European institutions, bodies and agencies,
Whereas the European Environment Agency has to ensure that the provisions set out in this Code also apply to other persons working in the Agency, such as persons employed under private law contracts, experts on secondment from national civil services and trainees,
Whereas the former EEA Management Board decision implementing the former version of the Code of Good Administrative Behaviour has to be repealed,
The Management Board of the European Environment Agency HAS ADOPTED the following rules
The Code of Good Administrative Behaviour adopted by the resolution of the European Parliament on 6 September 2001 applies by analogy to the European Environment Agency.
The Code of Good Administrative Behaviour adopted by the resolution of the European Parliament on 6 September 2001 applies also to persons employed by the European Environment Agency under private law contracts, experts on secondment and trainees
The EEA Management Board decision relative to the EEA Code of Good Administrative Behaviour of 20 March 2000 is repealed.
This decision enters into force on the date of its signature.
Signed by the Chairman of the EEA Management Board on 22 June 2004
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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