The EEA Agreement expressly provides that a country that becomes a member of the EU must also apply to become a party to the EEA Agreement (Article 128). The conditions for the participation of such a country in the EEA Agreement shall be subject to an agreement. PROTOCOL No 2 on products excluded from the scope of the Agreement pursuant to Article 8(3)(a), you will find here the text of the Agreement between the EFTA States on the establishment of a Surveillance Authority and a Court of Justice, as well as its Annexes and Protocols. PROTOCOL No 3 on the products referred to in Article 8(3)(b) of the PROTOCOL 12 Agreement on conformity assessment agreements with third countries 1. The legal, commercial and exemption capacity to be recognised and granted by the EFTA States in respect of the EFTA Surveillance Authority and the EFTA Court of Justice shall be defined in Protocols 6 and 7 to this Agreement respectively. 2. The EFTA Surveillance Authority or the EFTA Court of Justice may conclude an agreement with the governments of the States in whose territory their head office is situated as regards the privileges and immunities to be granted. The Court may order that a witness or expert be placed in his permanent residence by the judicial authority. The order shall be forwarded to the competent judicial authority for enforcement in accordance with the Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice.
Documents drawn up in accordance with requests for mutual legal assistance shall be returned to the Court under the same conditions. Orders the Court to pay the costs, without prejudice to the right to invoice the parties, where appropriate. Section 82. 1. Where the cooperation provided for in that Part is provided for. If the defendant does not make written defence motions after a proper summons, it shall render a judgment in default. The judgment may be appealed within one month of notification. The opposition shall not have the effect of dispelling the execution of the decision in absentia, unless the Court decides otherwise.
Without prejudice to future developments in case-law, the provisions of Protocols 1 to 4 and acts in conformity with the acts listed in Annexes I and II to this Agreement, in so far as they are essentially in conformity with the corresponding provisions of the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community and the Treaty establishing the European Coal and Steel Community, and to acts adopted pursuant to those two Treaties; shall be interpreted, in their implementation and application, in accordance with the relevant judgments of the Court of Justice of the European Communities delivered before the date of signature of the EEA Agreement. . . . .