On the basis of the Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No. 87/2007 of 6 July 2007, Regulation (EC) No. 1781/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 November 2006 on information on the payer accompanying transfers of funds, with the exception of the provisions of paragraph 6 of Article 3 of the Regulation, shall apply in Iceland with the amendments and additions resulting from Annex IX to the EEA Agreement on financial services, Protocol 1 on horizontal adaptations and other provisions of the Agreement.
The Decision of the EEA Joint Committee is published on p. 23 of the EEA Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union No. 60, vol. 14, and the Regulation (EC) in the EEA Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union No. 11, vol. 16, pp. 180-191.
In the event of any discrepancy between the Icelandic and English versions of the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council No. 1781/2006, the Icelandic version shall be interpreted with reference to the English version.
This regulation is established in accordance with Article 28 of Act No. 64/2006 on measures against money laundering and terrorist financing and is effective immediately.
The Ministry of Business Affairs 3 April 2009
Jónína S. Lárusdóttir.