2008/528/EC: Decision of the European Parliament of 24 April 2007 on closing the accounts of the European Maritime Safety Agency for the financial year 2005


Published: 2008-04-24

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15.7.2008   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 187/154


DECISION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

of 24 April 2007

on closing the accounts of the European Maritime Safety Agency for the financial year 2005

(2008/528/EC)

THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT,

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

having regard to the Court of Auditors' report on the final annual accounts of the European Maritime Safety Agency 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 Regulation (EC) No 1406/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 June 2002 establishing a European Maritime Safety Agency (4), and in particular Article 19 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 and the opinion of the Committee on Transport and Tourism (A6-0114/2007),

1.

Notes that the final annual accounts of the European Maritime Safety Agency 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

 

 

Community subsidies

16 060

12 800

Other revenue

 

5

Total budget revenue (a)

16 060

12 805

Expenditure

 

 

Staff — Title I of the budget

 

 

Payments

6 063

3 594

Appropriations carried over

161

143

Administration — Title II of the budget

 

 

Payments

1 598

635

Appropriations carried over

333

684

Operating activities — Title Ill of the budget

 

 

Payments

7 515

437

Appropriations carried over

 

2 074

Total budget expenditure (b)

15 670

7 567

Balance (c = a - b)

390

5 238

Appropriations carried over and cancelled

126

251

Exchange-rate differences

- 1

- 1

Balance of the budget implementation for the financial year

515

5 488

Variation in automatic carry-overs of appropriations and invoices t

-1 021

2 089

Variation in investments for the financial year

469

242

Variation in debts (Commission)

- 52

-5 489

Depreciation for the financial year

- 151

- 43

Variation in advances/Pre-financing to suppliers

5 296

56

Provisions

- 106

 

Other items

- 515

 

Outturn of the economic adjustments for the financial year (e)

4 435

2 343

NB — Variations in totals are due to the effects of rounding.

Source: Agency data. This table summarises the data supplied by the Agency in its annual accounts;

2.

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

3.

Instructs its President to forward this Decision to the executive director of the European Maritime Safety Agency, 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. 13.

(2)  OJ C 312, 19.12.2006, p. 30.

(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 208, 5.8.2002, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1891/2006 (OJ L 394, 30.12.2006, p. 1).

(5)  OJ L 357, 31.12.2002, p. 72.