untitled COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES COM(93) 133 final - SYN 409 Brussels, 5 Apri I 1993 Re-examined proposal for a COUNCIL DIRECTIVE on the harmonization of the provisions relating to the placing on the market and supervision of explosives for civil uses (presented by the Commission pursuant to Article 149.2(d) of the EEC treaty) Barbara Rectangle Barbara Sticky Note Completed set by Barbara User Rectangle User Rectangle - 2 - EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM On 9 March 1993 the European Parliament amended the Councl I common position adopted on 16 December 1992 on the proposal referred to above. In pursuance of Article 149(2)(d) of the EEC Treaty the Commission reexamined Its proposal and decided to accept the three amendments adopted by the Pari lament. This proposal takes account of the amendments desired by the European Pari lament which the Commission was able to accept. These amendments are acceptable for the following reasons: the first two amendments would bring the wording of the proposal on explosives Into I lne with that relating to the CE mark which has been submitted for adoption and which Is horizontal In scope; the third amendment would Include the reference to the advisory committee as proposed by the Commission In Its original proposal. - 3 - REEXAMINED PROPOSAL FOR A COUNCIL DIRECTIVE on the harmonization of the provisions relating to the placing on the market and supervision of explosives for civil uses 1. Article 6(2), first paragraph, should be amended as follows: "Member States shall notify the Commission and the other Member states of the bodies which they have designated to carry out conformity assessment. For Information purposes the Commission shall assign them Identification numbers. The Commission shall publish In the Official Journal of the European Communities a list of the bodies of which It has been notified and the Identification numbers assigned to them, and shal 1 update it regularly.