2008/538/EC: Decision of the European Parliament of 24 April 2007 on closing the accounts of the European Agency for Reconstruction for the financial year 2005


Published: 2008-04-24

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15.7.2008   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 187/187


DECISION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

of 24 April 2007

on closing the accounts of the European Agency for Reconstruction for the financial year 2005

(2008/538/EC)

THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT,

having regard to the final annual accounts of the European Agency for Reconstruction for the financial year 2005 (1),

having regard to the Court of Auditors' report on the final annual accounts of the European Agency for Reconstruction for the financial year 2005, together with the Agency's replies (2),

having regard to the Council's Recommendation of 27 February 2007 (5711/2007 — C6-0080/2007),

having regard to the EC Treaty, and in particular Article 276 thereof,

having regard to Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1605/2002 of 25 June 2002 on the Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget of the European Communities (3), and in particular Article 185 thereof,

having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 2667/2000 of 5 December 2000 on the European Agency for Reconstruction (4), and in particular Article 8 thereof,

having regard to Commission Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 2343/2002 of 19 November 2002 on the framework Financial Regulation for the bodies referred to in Article 185 of Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1605/2002 (5), and in particular Article 94 thereof,

having regard to Rule 71 of and Annex V to its Rules of Procedure,

having regard to the Report of the Committee on Budgetary Control (A6-0116/2007),

1.

Notes that the final annual accounts of the European Agency for Reconstruction for the financial years 2004 and 2005 are as follows:

Revenue and expenditure account for the financial years 2004 and 2005

(in EUR 1000)

 

2005

2004

Revenue

 

 

EC subsidy

261 009

231 909

Recovery of expenses (re-use Title III)

546

1 229

Revenues from administrative operations (re-use Titles I and II)

210

181

Other operating revenue

1 076

6 113

Total operating revenue

262 841

239 432

Expenditure

 

 

Administrative expenses

 

 

Staff expenses

15 727

17 575

Other administrative expenses

7 212

6 290

Operational expenses

 

 

Centralised direct management

243 442

268 965

Total administrative and operational expenditure

266 381

292 830

Surplus/(Deficit) from operating activities

-3 540

-53 398

Extraordinary gains

0

738

Extraordinary losses

0

-1 269

Economic result of the year

-3 540

-53 929

Source: The Agency's data — This table summarises the data provided by the Agency in its annual accounts.

2.

Approves closing the accounts of the European Agency for Reconstruction for the financial year 2005;

3.

Instructs its President to forward this Decision to the director of the European Agency for Reconstruction, the Council, the Commission and the Court of Auditors, and to arrange for its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union (L series).

The President

Hans-Gert PÖTTERING

The Secretary-General

Harald RØMER


(1)  OJ C 266, 31.10.2006, p. 7.

(2)  OJ C 312, 19.12.2006, p. 18.

(3)  OJ L 248, 16.9.2002, p. 1. Regulation as amended by Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1995/2006 (OJ L 390, 30.12.2006, p. 1).

(4)  OJ L 306, 7.12.2000, p. 7. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1756/2006 (OJ L 332, 30.11.2006, p. 18).

(5)  OJ L 357, 31.12.2002, p. 72.