The World Heritage Committee,
1. Having examined Documents WHC-09/33.COM/8B and WHC-09/33.COM/INF.8B1,
2. Refers the extension of the City of Graz - Historic Centre, to include Schloss Eggenberg, Austria, back to the State Party in order to allow it to:
a) Extend the buffer zone to the road connecting the historic centre to the Castle along its entire length, through the intermediate zone urbanised in the 20th century, so as to preserve the historic link that existed between the two elements;
b) Strengthen the authority and broaden the scope of competence of the City of Graz Historic Centre World Heritage Coordination Bureau, which is in charge of the management plan.