Report of the Thirteenth Session of the Codex Committee on General Principles













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Paris, France, 7 - 11 September 1998

codex alimentarius commission

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

WORLD HEALTH

ORGANIZATION

ORGANIZATION

OF THE UNITED NATIONS


JOINT OFFICE: Via delle Terme di Caracalla 00100 ROME Tel.: 396.57051 Telex: 625825-625853 FAO Email: codex@fao.org Facsimile: 396.5705.4593

ALINORM 99/33

JOINT FAO/WHO FOOD STANDARDS PROGRAMME

CODEX ALIMENTARIUS COMMISSION
Twenty-third Session
Rome, 28 June - 3 July 1999

Note: This document incorporates Circular Letter CL 1998/32-GP

CX 4/10

CL 1998/32-GP


September 1998


TO:

- Codex Contact Points


- Interested International Organizations


- Participants at the 13th Session of the Codex Committee on General Principles

FROM:

- Secretary, Codex Alimentarius Commission, Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme, FAO, 00100 Rome, Italy

SUBJECT:

Distribution of the Report of the 13th Session of the Codex Committee on General Principles (ALINORM 99/33)


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Matters for Adoption by the 23rd Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission

Summary and Conclusions

Introduction and Opening of the Session (Agenda Item 1)

Adoption of the Agenda (Agenda Item 2)

Matters Referred by the Codex Alimentarius Commission and other Committees (Agenda Item 3)

Risk Analysis (Agenda Item 4)

Measures Intended to Facilitate Consensus (Agenda Item 5)

Review of the General Principles of Codex (Agenda Item 6)

Item 6.1 consideration of Special Treatment of Developing Countries
Item 6.2 Revision of the Acceptance Procedure

Review of the Status and Objectives of Codex Texts (Agenda Item 7)

Review of the Statements of Principle on the Role of Science and the Extent to which Other Factors should be Taken into Account - Application in the Case of BST and PST (Agenda Item 8)

Revision of the Procedural Manual (Agenda Item 9)

Item 9.1 Proposed Draft Principles Concerning the Participation of International Non-Governmental Organizations in the Work of the Codex Alimentarius Commission
Item 9.2 Proposed Draft Criteria for the Establishment of ad hoc Intergovernmental Task Forces

Review of the Code of Ethics in International Trade in Foods (Agenda Item 10)

Other Business, Future Work and Date and Place of the Next Session (Agenda Item 11)

List of Apendices

Appendix I. List of Participants/Liste des Participants/Lista de Participantes
Appendix II. Proposed Amendments to the Procedural Manual Criteria for the Establishment of Work Priorities
Appendix III. Proposed Amendments to the Procedural Manual Criteria for the Establishment of Subsidiary Bodies of the Codex Alimentarius Commission