2008/520/EC: Decision of the European Parliament of 24 April 2007 on closing the accounts of the Translation Centre for the bodies of the European Union for the financial year 2005


Published: 2008-04-24

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15.7.2008   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 187/126


DECISION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

of 24 April 2007

on closing the accounts of the Translation Centre for the bodies of the European Union for the financial year 2005

(2008/520/EC)

THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT,

having regard to the final annual accounts of the Translation Centre for the bodies of the European Union for the financial year 2005 (1),

having regard to the Court of Auditors' report on the final annual accounts of the Translation Centre for the bodies of the European Union for the financial year 2005, together with the Centre'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 2965/94 of 28 November 1994 setting up a Translation Centre for the bodies of the European Union (4), and in particular Article 14 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 (A6-0101/2007),

1.

Notes that the final annual accounts of the Translation Centre for the bodies of the European Union 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

Operating revenue

 

 

Invoicing for the financial year

30 408

23 423

Miscellaneous revenue

372

150

Total operating revenue(a)

30 780

23 573

Operating expenditure

 

 

Current expenses

13 200

11 929

Buildings, equipment and sundry operating expenditure

3 547

2 734

Operational expenditure

7 397

5 919

Allocation to provisions

1 849

1 410

Total operating expenditure (b)

25 993

21 992

Operating result (c = a - b)

4 787

1 581

Financial income

 

 

Bank interest

428

387

Exchange-rate gain

1

1

Total financial income (d)

429

388

Financial expenses

 

 

Bank charges

4

7

Total financial expenses (e)

4

7

Financial result (f = d - e)

425

381

Result for ordinary activities (g = c + f)

5 212

1 962

Exceptional income (h)

0

2 230

Exceptional expenses (i)

0

0

Exceptional result (j = h - i))

0

2 230

Result for the financial year (g + j)

5 212

4 192

Source: Data compiled by the Centre. This table summarises the data supplied by the Centre in its own annual accounts;

2.

Approves closing the accounts of the Translation Centre for the bodies of the European Union for the financial year 2005;

3.

Instructs its President to forward this Decision to the director of the Translation Centre for the bodies of the European Union, 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. 25.

(2)  OJ C 312, 19.12.2006, p. 48.

(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 314, 7.12.1994, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1645/2003 (OJ L 245, 29.9.2003, p. 13).

(5)  OJ L 357, 31.12.2002, p. 72.