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Directorate-General for Budget (BUDG)

Source: Europa Nu.

This Directorate-General is responsible for keeping the expenses and the income of the annual budget of the EU within the prescribed limits. The DG also helps with the preparation of the annual budget of the EU.

The main tasks are:

  • proposing a budgetary regulatory framework
  • preparing the budgetary proposals and manage their follow-through up until adoption by the budgetary authority
  • managing the expenditure of the EU
  • appropriation and allocation of the budget
  • controlling and managing annual accounts
  • promoting sound financial management within Commission services
 

1.

Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 2650 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
12.04.2017  Draft amending budget n° 2 to the general budget 2017 entering the surplus of the financial year 2016.
com(2017)188
 
28.02.2017  Root causes of errors and actions taken (Article 32(5) of the Financial Regulation).
Communication com(2017)124
 
27.02.2017  Member States' Replies to the European Court of Auditors' 2015 Annual Report.
Report com(2017)120
 
27.02.2017  Commission staf document accompanying Member States' replies to the Court of Auditors' 2015 Annual Report.
swd(2017)101
 
26.01.2017  Draft amending budget no 1 to the budget 2017 accompanying the proposal to mobilise the EU Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to the United Kingdom, Cyprus and ...
Working paper com(2017)46
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 97 laws or other legal instruments of the Council and the European Parliament, previously proposed by this Directorate-General, which are currently being implemented by the member states.
Date Title
26.01.2017  Mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to the United Kingdom, Cyprus and Portugal.
Decision com(2017)45
 
19.10.2016  Mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to Germany.
Decision com(2016)681
 
30.09.2016  Mobilisation of the Contingency Margin in 2016.
Decision com(2016)624
 
18.07.2016  General Budget of the EU for 2017.
Budget com(2016)300
 
13.07.2016  Mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to Greece following the earthquake that affected the Ionian Islands in November 2015.
Decision com(2016)462
 

3.

Legislation in force

There are at least 89 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by this Directorate-General.
Date Title
17.10.2016  Mobilisation of the Contingency Margin in 2017.
Decision com(2016)678
 
14.10.2015  Mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument for immediate budgetary measures under the European Agenda on Migration.
Decision com(2015)514
 
14.09.2015  Amendment of Regulation 609/2014 on the methods and procedure for making available the traditional, VAT and GNI-based own resources and the measures to meet cash ...
Regulation com(2015)447
 
17.10.2014  Mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund.
Decision com(2014)648
 
08.09.2014  Mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund.
Decision com(2014)565