Law Containing The General Estimates For The Fiscal Year 2016 (1)

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18 DECEMBER 2015. - Act containing the General Estimates for the Budget Year 2016 (1)



PHILIPPE, King of the Belgians,
To all, present and to come, Hi.
The House of Representatives adopted and sanctioned the following:
CHAPTER 1er. - General provisions
Art. 1-01-1
This Act regulates a matter referred to in Article 74 of the Constitution.
Art. 1-01-2
The General Estimates for the 2016 Budget Year are approved in accordance with the totals of the programs in the budget by section annexed to this Act.
Art. 1-01-3
§ 1er. Provision for programmes related to administrative costs, known as subsistence programmes, includes:
1. Generally any remuneration and allowances of active and lay-off staff, the remuneration or wages of auxiliary staff, the allowances for higher and special duties, the intervention in public transit subscriptions, the compensation for occupational accidents - including the payment of these allowances to family members of the victim in the event of death - as well as the reduced remuneration or wages of temporary or auxiliary personnel, accidented in service.
2. Other expenses of the social service.
3. Permanent costs for non-expendable property and services:
- Lawyers and doctors ' fees - Civil, Administrative and Criminal Affairs Justice Expenses - Attendance fees, travel and residence fees for persons outside the State administration - Remunerations of foreign experts to the Administration and third-party benefits;
- Consumption expenses related to the occupancy of premises - including energy consumption expenses "mazout, gas, petrol, electricity, coal" - and maintenance expenses - Office fees, transport, taxes, retributions, department publications, vocational training, clothing and other small administrative expenses;
- Generally any allowances to State personnel for real expenses and material damage, transportation costs for service trips and insurance premiums from departmental delegates travelling abroad.
4. Miscellaneous operating expenses related to computing.
5. Exceptional expenses for the purchase of non-expendable goods and services, such as work and supplies for the development of new premises and moving expenses.
6. Real property rents and related taxes from the various departments of the department, paid without the intervention of the Buildings Board.
7. Other costs related to the operation of services that are detailed in the subsistence programmes.
8. Expenditures for the acquisition of non-expendable furniture: machinery, furniture, equipment and means of land transport.
9. Investment expenditures related to IT.
§ 2. By derogation from section 52, paragraph 1er, 1°, of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal state, the appropriations for the commitment of the basic allowances relating to the remuneration and generally any allowances "11.00.03 - Final and internary statutory staff" and "11.00.04 - Non-statusary staff" as well as the basic allowances 12.21.48 and 12.11.99, may be reassigned between them and only among them within themselves.
This exemption does not apply to the basic allowances for the expenses of the strategic bodies of ministers and state secretaries.
§ 3. By derogation from section 52, paragraph 1er, 1°, of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the Federal State, the appropriations of the basic allowances 11.00.05, 11.40.05 and 4160.05 - Social service expenses - and basic allowances for operating and investment expenses provided by economic codes 12 and 74, specific or non-specific and non-subject to a subsistence program, may be redistributed to each other and exclusively within the same section of the budget.
This exemption does not apply to the basic allowances for the expenses of the strategic bodies of ministers and state secretaries, nor to basic allowances 12.21.48 and 12.11.99.
§ 4. By derogation from paragraph 3, the base allocations referred to in this section of the budget may be redistributed to basic allocations 21.40.01 and 21.60.02.
§ 5. By derogation from Article 52 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal state and without prejudice to the provisions of § 2 to 4, the chair of the relevant steering committee may, after the agreement of the chair of the steering committee of the SPF Budget and Management Control, redistribute the commitment credits on the one hand and the liquidation credits on the other hand of the basic allowances. However, the proposed increases cannot exceed a maximum amount of EUR 50,000 per base allowance. Where the same basic allowance is subject to successive increases, the amounts are added for the purposes of this provision.
This exemption also applies to the Department of Defense, for which the authority assigned to the chair of the steering committee is assigned to the Chief of Defence, and to the Federal Police, for which this jurisdiction is assigned to the Commissioner General.
This exemption does not apply to the basic allowances for the expenses of the strategic bodies of ministers and state secretaries.
§ 6. 1°. By derogation from section 52, paragraph 1er, 1° and 2°, of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the Federal State, and in paragraph 2 of this article, the commitment credits of the basic allowances generally of " 11.00.03 - Final and interns statutory staff" and " 11.00.04 - Staff other than statutory staff" as well as the basic allowances 12.21.48 and 12.11.99 of sections 16 and 17 of the budget may be redisclosed
- The above-mentioned appropriations in section 16 with the corresponding appropriations in activity 3 of programme 30/6 of section 01;
- The above-mentioned appropriations in section 17 with the corresponding appropriations in activities 6, 7 and 8 of programme 30/6 of section 01.
Two. By derogation from section 52, paragraph 1er, 1° and 2°, of the same law of 22 May 2003, and in paragraph 3 of this article, the basic allowances 1100.05, 1140.05 and 4160.05 - Social service expenditures - and basic allowances for operating and investment expenses provided under economic codes 12 and 74, specific or non-specific, and whether or not under a subsistence program, sections 02, 05, 14, 16 and 17 may be redistributed to the corresponding commitment credits in section 01, as follows:
- The above-mentioned credits in section 02 with the corresponding credits in activity 1 of programme 30/6 of section 01;
- The above-mentioned appropriations in section 05 with the corresponding appropriations in activity 9 of programme 30/6 of section 01;
- The above-mentioned appropriations in section 14 with the corresponding appropriations in activity 2 of programme 30/6 of section 01;
- The above-mentioned appropriations in section 16 with the corresponding appropriations in activity 3 of programme 30/6 of section 01;
- The above-mentioned appropriations in section 17 with the corresponding appropriations in activities 6, 7 and 8 of programme 30/6 of section 01.
This exemption does not apply to basic allowances 12.21.48 and 12.11.99.
Three. By derogation from section 52, paragraph 1er, 1° and 2° of the same Act of 22 May 2003, the commitment credits of the basic allowances 19.55 21 61.41.03 and 19.55 22 41.40.02 may be redistributed with the corresponding commitment credits of activity 5 of programme 30/6 of section 01 and the commitment credits of the basic allowances 46.60 11 33.00.01 and 46.61 12.11.23 may be redistributed with the corresponding appropriations
Four. The credits for the liquidation of the basic allocations of this paragraph may also be redistributed mutatis mutandis under the same conditions.
§ 7. By derogation from section 52 of the Act of 22 May 2003 and paragraphs 2 and 3 of this section, redistributions are only permitted, in section 01 of the budget, within the limits of the commitment credits on the one hand and the liquidation credits on the other hand of each of the activities of program 30/6. This exemption does not apply to activities 6, 7 and 8 of the aforementioned 30/6 program that may be redistributed to each other.
§ 8. Paragraphs 2 and 3 do not apply to basic allocations of the following programmes:
12.62.9, 13.54.5, 13.54.9, 25.54.6, 25.54.7, 25.54.8, 32.21.6, 32.46.7, 32.49.4 and 44.55.2.
Two. By derogation from section 52, paragraph 1er, 2° of the same Act of 22 May 2003, the credits for the liquidation of the basic allowances of the programmes referred to in point 1° above may only be resold within each of these programmes.
Art. 1-01-4
Provision can be made to lawyers, experts and judicial officers acting on behalf of the State.
Art. 1-01-5
By derogation from Article 48, paragraph 3 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the Federal State, subsidies may be granted, pursuant to Article 43 of the special law of 12 January 1989 on the Brussels Institutions, and in charge of the Fund for the Financing of the International Role and the Capital Function of Brussels.
CHAPTER 2. - Special provisions of departments
Section 01. - Dots and Activities of the Royal Family
Art. 2.01.1
Within the credits of the applicable basic allowance, the following subsidy may be granted:
PROGRAMME 30/6 - ACTIVITIES OF THE FAMILY
Grant to the ABL "Foundation Prince Laurent"
Art. 2.01.2
The Prime Minister is authorized to incur and dispose of dependant expenses for the credits of Activity 1 of Program 30/6 - Activities of the Royal Family.
Art. 2.01.3
The Minister who has foreign affairs in his or her powers is authorized to incur and dispose of dependant expenditures on the credits of Activity 2 of Program 30/6 - Activities of the Royal Family.
Art. 2.01.4
The Minister who has the Defence in his or her duties is authorized to incur and dispose of dependant expenses for the credits of Activity 3 of Program 30/6 - Activities of the Royal Family.
Art. 2.01.5
The Minister who has the Royal Palace's security detachment in his duties is authorized to enter and dispose of expenses, in charge of the appropriations of activities 6 to 8 of program 30/6 - Activities of the Royal Family.
Art. 2.01.6
The Minister who has the Buildings Regime in his or her powers is authorized to incur and dispose of dependant expenses for the credits of Activity 5 of Program 30/6 - Activities of the Royal Family.
Art. 2.01.7
The Minister who has the Scientific Policy in his or her responsibilities is authorized to incur and dispose of expenses dependant on the credits of Activity 4 of Program 30/6 - Activities of the Royal Family.
Art. 2.01.8
The Minister who has the Information and Communication Technology in his or her powers is authorized to incur and dispose of expenses for the credits of Activity 9 of Program 30/6 - Activities of the Royal Family.
Section 02. - SPF Chancellery of the Prime Minister
Art. 2.02.1
Derogation from art. 66 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal state, advances of up to 250,000 euros can be made to the accountant of the SPF Chancellery of the Prime Minister.
By means of these advances, the accountant may make the payment of claims of any kind, including the purchase of tangible property, not exceeding EUR 1,000.
Art. 2.02.2
Within the limits of the basic allowances concerned, the following subsidies may be granted:
PROGRAMME 21/01: MANAGEMENT BODIES
Subsides to the ABL "Common Social Service for Horizontal Federal Public Services and the Buildings Authority" on basic allowances 02 21 01 41 60 05 and 02 33 01 41 60 05.
PROGRAMME 31/1 - EXTERNAL COMMUNICATION
1. Subside to the International Press Centre "Residence Palace";
2. Any subsidies under the information and communication missions approved by the Council of Ministers.
PROGRAMME 31/2 - FEDERAL CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS
1. Subside to the Royal Theatre of the Mint;
2. Subsides to the National Orchestra of Belgium;
3. Subside at the Palais des Beaux-Arts.
PROGRAMME 32/3 - SOCIAL PROVISIONS
Trade union bonuses.
PROGRAMME 33/1 - FEDERAL INSTITUT FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
- Subsides to the Transitienetwerk Middenveld and Associations 21 as compasses and networks recognized in accordance with Article 19/4 § 2 of Chapter V/2 of the Act of 05 May 1997 which coordinates the federal policy of sustainable development.
- Subsidies to organizations (associations and/or organizations with a status of society) within the framework of concrete projects and initiatives aimed at promoting, implementing or supporting sustainable development. Projects and initiatives are transmitted exclusively to the Federal Institute for Sustainable Development through an application form for this purpose. The Federal Institute for Sustainable Development assesses the project or initiative based on the conditions that are previously published on the IFDD website.
- Subsidies to organizations (associations and/or organizations with a corporate status) that enter into a specific project call. The terms of the call for projects and the conditions to which the organization and projects must meet are published in advance on the website of the Federal Institute for Sustainable Development.
- Subsidies to international forums and organizations to promote the international sustainable development process.
- Subsidies to municipalities and other local governments to promote good practices in sustainable development.
- Grants to Member States of the European Union in activities related to sustainable development.
PROGRAMME 34/1 - CENTRE DE CYBERSECURITE BELGE
Offering in Belnet for the financing of the operation of the CERT.
Art. 2.02.3
The Prime Minister is authorized to pass, in the interest of the Treasury and provided that public procurement legislation is respected, exchange agreements to encourage the renewal of the ITC Shared Services equipment.
Art. 2.02.4
Within the limits of the credits listed in program 21/1 "Reseau ICT", can also be adjusted - in addition to the recurring operating costs and investments - of any kind related to presetsed services, as well as to the installation and maintenance of the software and equipment of the various user services connected to the network of the ITC.
Art. 2.02.5
The External Communications Branch is authorized to make expenditures for information and communication missions to federal and programmatory public services. To this end, the External Communications Branch, through the CPI, receives advances from the SPF and SPPs concerned prior to the payment of these expenses.
Art. 2.02.6
By derogation from Article 1-01-3, § 2 and 3 of this Act, a further breakdown of the commitment credits of Basic Allowance 31.11.1211.27 may be carried out by means of a redistribution - "Different expenditures relating to external communication", within Program 31/1 - "External communication".
Art. 2.02.7
By derogation from art.18, § 1.2° of the law of 19 April 1963 creating a public establishment known as the Royal Theatre of the Mint, as amended in particular by Royal Decree No. 545 of 31 March 1987 concerning the Royal Theatre of the Mint, subsidies 2016 to the Royal Theatre of the Mint (AB 31.20.41 40.21) are paid for 75% in the first quarter.
The balance will be transmitted each time in 3 equal instalments for October, November and December.
If a supplementary endowment is to be granted in the course of 2016, it may be paid immediately in a single 100 per cent instalment.
Art. 2.02.8
By application of art. 18 of the Act of 22 April 1958 on the status of the National Orchestra of Belgium, the grant 2016 to the National Orchestra of Belgium (AB 31.20.41.40.22) is paid for 75% in the first quarter.
The balance will be transmitted each time in 3 equal instalments for October, November and December.
If a supplementary endowment is to be granted in the course of 2016, it may be paid immediately in a single 100 per cent instalment.
Art. 2.02.9
In execution of art. 13.3° of the Act of 7 May 1999 establishing the Palais des Beaux-Arts in the form of an anonymous society of public law with social purpose and amending the Act of 30 March 1995 concerning broadcasting distribution networks and the exercise of radiodistribution activities in the bilingual region of Brussels-Capital and by derogation of art. 29 of the management contract between the Belgian State and the anonymous society of public law with social purpose " Palais des Beaux-arts" for the period 2009-2013, approved by the AAR of 22/12/2009 (M.B. of 21/12/2002), subsidies 2016 to SA of public law with social purpose Palais des Beaux-arts (AB 31.20.4140.25) is paid for 75% in the first quarter.
The balance will be transmitted each time in 3 equal instalments for October, November and December.
If a supplementary endowment is to be granted in the course of 2016, it may be paid immediately in a single 100 per cent instalment.
Art. 2.02.10
The separate management state service "Residence Palace - Centre de presse international - Bruxelles" (CPI) is authorized to resume the financing of the missions that were in charge of the deleted organic budget fund 02-1, namely the partial or complete funding of information and communication missions developed by the Directorate General External Communication.
For this purpose, the Directorate General receives advances, miscellaneous products, with the exception of sponsorship revenues, and refunds in the context of the missions referred to in the preceding paragraph.
Section 03. - SPF Budget and Management Control
Art. 2.03.1
By derogation from section 66 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the Federal State, advances of up to EUR 200,000 may be made to the accountants of the SPF Budget and Management Control.
Using these advances, the accountant is authorized to pay any receivables of any kind, including the acquisition of movable property, the amount of which does not exceed EUR 5,500.
Can be paid through these advances regardless of the amounts:
(1) Social expenditure;
(2) costs for foreign missions and for the posting of correspondence, as well as advances related thereto.
The Accountant responsible for the payment of foreign mission fees is authorized to make the necessary advances to officials sent on mission abroad.
Art. 2.03.2
The provision for basic allowance 41.10.0100.01 may, after agreement by the Minister of Budget, be apportioned as required by royal decree between the appropriate programs of the budgets of the departments concerned.
By derogation from Article 5, paragraph 2, of the Act of 16 March 1954 on the control of certain public interest bodies, the distribution by royal decree of this provisional credit may also increase the State's financial intervention in favour of public interest bodies.
Art. 2.03.3
The provision for basic allowance 41.10.0100.02 may, after the decision of the Council of Ministers, be apportioned, by Royal Order, between the appropriate programmes of the budgets of the departments concerned.
Art. 2.03.4
The provision for basic allowance 41.10.0100.03 may be apportioned, by way of a royal decree deliberated in the Council of Ministers, between the appropriate programmes of the budgets of the departments concerned.
By derogation from Article 5, paragraph 2, of the Act of 16 March 1954 on the control of certain public interest bodies, the distribution by royal decree of the provisional credit may also increase the State's financial intervention in favour of public interest bodies. The increased response to this distribution can result in a corresponding increase in expenditures.
Art. 2.03.4/1
The provision for basic allowance 41.10.0100.04 may, after the decision of the Council of Ministers, be apportioned, by Royal Order, between the appropriate programmes of the budgets of the departments concerned.
Art. 2.03.5
Within the limits of the basic allowances concerned, the following subsidies may be granted:
PROGRAMME 21/0 - DIRECTION AND MANAGEMENT
Subsides to the ABL "Common Social Service for Horizontal Federal Public Services and the Buildings Board" on the basic allowance 03.21.01.4160.05.
PROGRAMME 51/0 - FINANCING OF INTERFEDERAL CORPS
Subsides to the ABL "Common Social Service to Horizontal Federal Public Services and the Buildings Board" on the basic allowance 03.51.01.4160.05.
Section 04. -- SPF Staff and Organization
Art. 2.04.1
By derogation from Article 66 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the Federal State, advances of up to 250,000 euros can be made to the accountants of the services and institutions whose expenses are recorded in this section.
By means of these advances, accountants are allowed to pay all service fees not exceeding 5,500 euros, as well as, regardless of the amounts, the costs of water consumption, gas, electricity, telephone, fuel and fuel for motor cars as well as any allowances and allowances of any kind allocated to the budget.
Can be paid through these advances, regardless of the amounts:
(1) Social expenditure;
(2) costs for foreign missions and for the posting of correspondence, as well as advances related thereto.
Accountants charged with payment of foreign mission fees are authorized to make advances to officials sent on mission abroad.
Art. 2.04.2
Within the limits of the basic allowances concerned, the following subsidies may be granted:
PROGRAMME 21/0 - DIRECTION AND MANAGEMENT
Subsides to the A.S.B.L. "Common Social Service for Horizontal Federal Public Services and the Buildings Board" on the basic allowance 04.21.01.41.60.05.
PROGRAMME 31/1 - PERSONNEL AND ORGANIZATION
Grants relating to the promotion or study of the public service in general, the improvement of the staff culture, the policy of equal opportunities and diversity within the federal state can be awarded to the basic allowance 04.31.10.3300.01.
PROGRAMME 31/2 - TRAINING
1° Contributions to the International Institute of Administrative Sciences on Basic Allocation 04.31.20.33.00.24;
2° Contributions to the European Institute of Public Administration in Maastricht on the basic allowance 04.31.20.33.00.24;
3° Intervention for training activities organized by representative trade union organizations on the basic allowance 04.31.20.33.00.23, in accordance with the terms set out in the Royal Decree of 24 March 2013 on granting a subsidy to representative trade union organizations referred to in Article 7 of the Act of 19 December 1974 organizing relations between public authorities and trade unions of agents under these authorities.
Art. 2.04.3
The provision for the basic allowance 04.31.10.01.00.02 may, after agreement of the Minister of Budget, be apportioned as required by royal decree between the appropriate programmes of the budgets of the departments concerned.
By derogation from Article 5, paragraph 2, of the Act of 16 March 1954 relating to the control of certain public bodies, the distribution by royal decree of this provisional credit may also increase the State's financial intervention in favour of these public bodies.
Art. 2.04.4
The treasury account on which the remuneration and various allowances are charged for the final and intern statutory staff and the contractual staff of the Federal Administration Selection Office (SELOR), Separate Management State Service, may present a debtor balance of up to 450,000 euros. In the event that this amount exceeds, the Minister of Budget may decide an exemption, in agreement with the Minister of Finance, on the basis of a reasoned record.
Section 05. - SPF Information and Communication Technology
Art. 2.05.1
By derogation from section 66 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the Federal State, advances of up to EUR 250,000 may be made to the accountants of the services and institutions whose expenses are included in this section.
By means of these advances, accountants may make the payment of claims of any kind, including the purchase of personal property, not exceeding EUR 5,500, as well as, regardless of the amounts, the cost of water consumption, gas, electricity, telephone, fuel and fuel for motor cars, as well as any allowances and allowances of any kind allocated to the budget.
Can be paid through these advances regardless of the amounts:
(1) Social expenditure;
(2) costs for foreign missions and for the posting of correspondence, as well as advances related thereto.
Accountants charged with payment of foreign mission fees are authorized to make advances to officials sent on mission abroad.
Art. 2.05.2
Within the limits of the applicable basic allowance, the following subsidy may be granted:
PROGRAMME 21/0 - DIRECTION AND MANAGEMENT
Subsides to the ABL "Common Social Service for Horizontal Federal Public Services and the Buildings Board" on the basic allowance 05.21.01.41.60.05.
Section 12. - SPF Justice
Art. 2.12.1
By derogation from section 66 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the federal budget and accounting, advances of up to EUR 2,500 000 may be made to the following accountants.
By means of these advances, claims for operating expenses and allowances of any kind may be paid as follows:
1. a debt with a lower value as determined by the King with respect to the contracts recognized by an accepted invoice, to:
• the Accountant of the Budget and Management Control Supervisory Service.
The Accountant of the Budget and Management Control Supervisory Service is also authorized to make necessary advances to officials sent on mission abroad.
2. regardless of the amount of the debt:
• the Social Service accountant for the payment of relief and social benefits, as well as allowances for cultural and sporting circles created by the SPF Justice staff;
• the accountant of State Security for the payment of confidential expenses.
Art. 2.12.2
For the payment of the fees of judicial experts and bailiffs, as well as any other legal costs, including those relating to international judicial cooperation, regardless of their amount, the Minister of Justice provides a provision to the court clerks and tribunals.
Art. 2.12.3
The recovery of advances in the form of loans granted to employees may, if any, be made in accordance with Article 23, 4°, of the Protection of Compensation for Workers Act of 12 April 1965.
Art. 2.12.4
Within the limits of the basic allowances concerned, the following subsidies may be granted:
PROGRAMME 40/2 - TUTELLE MINEURS ETRANGER
Subsidies to public bodies and associations responsible for the guardianship of unaccompanied foreign minors.
PROGRAMME 40/3 - STUDIES AND DOCUMENTATION
(1) Subsidies to publications and scientific institutions;
2) Subsides to the asbl "Reliable Travel Commission";
3) Subsides at the Kinderrechten Coalitie Vlaanderen and the NGO Coordination for the Rights of the Child;
4) Subsides to the ASBL "Compilation Commission - Construction".
PROGRAMME 40/4 - INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION
Quote-part of Belgium in the operating costs of the International Criminal Police Organization in Lyon (O.I.P.C.) and the Schengen Information System in Strasbourg (S.I.S.).
Intervention by Belgium in the operating costs of international bodies.
PROGRAMME 51/3 - MEDICAUX AND PARAMEDICAUX
Subsidies to bodies responsible for the therapeutic support of sexual assault authors.
PROGRAMME 56/0 - SUBSISTANCE
Subsides for the use by judicial services of bar libraries in certain courthouses.
PROGRAMME 59/2 - ISLAMIC CULT
Subside for the recognition of Islamic worship.
PROGRAMME 59/3 - BOUDDHISME
Grant to the Belgian Buddhist Union for the recognition of Buddhism.
Art. 2.12.5
The proceeds for order made under the cooperation agreement establishing a National Commission for the Rights of the Child will be recorded on the accounts 85.01.04.89 C and 87.09.74.07 B of the section "Fashion order operations".
Such income may be used to cover the operating and staff costs of the Commission, respectively.
Art. 2.12.6
By derogation from Article 61, 2nd paragraph of the Law of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the Federal State, the Minister of Justice is authorized to enter into agreements with the institutions of the European Union in order to carry out European projects financed by Europe. These projects aim to improve the functioning and integration of justice at the European level.
Art. 2.12.7
By derogation from section 62 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal state and by derogation from section 185 of the Act of 23 December 2009, revenues for the benefit of the Fund of the Commission of the Hasard Games (Program 12-62-5) are disbursed up to EUR 290,000 and added to the general resources of the Treasury.
Section 13. - Inside SPF
Art. 2.13.1
§ 1. By derogation from section 135 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal state, the maximum amount of advances made to accountants of advances of services and proceedings whose expenses are recorded in this section is set at EUR 5,000.
Using these advances, advance accountants are allowed to pay all urgent expenses by not exceeding EUR 500 per expenditure (including VAT).
§ 2. By derogation from § 1, advances of funds for up to EUR 15,000 may be granted for all expenses of programme 55 for repatriation and removal of persons deemed undesirable. The limit of EUR 500 is not valid for these expenses.
§ 3. By derogation from § 1 of the advances of funds for a maximum amount of EUR 15,000 may be granted for all expenses incurred by the accountants of the advances of the open return centre of the Office of Foreigners.
§ 4. If the advance accountant exceeds the above-mentioned maximum amount of advances, it must justify advances already received before receiving a new advance.
Art. 2.13.2
Within the relevant basic allowances, the following subsidies may be granted:
PROGRAMME 40/4 - FINANCING OF COMMUNITIES, REGIONS AND OTHER INSTITUTIONS.
1° Grants for the financing of language allowances:
(a) the Brussels-Capital Region, the Brussels-Capital Agglomeration, the Joint Community Commission, as well as public services that fall under these institutions;
(b) local services within the meaning of Article 9 of the coordinated laws of 18 July 1966 on the use of languages in administrative matters located in the administrative district of Brussels-Capital;
(c) hospitals that depend on public social action centres in the municipalities of the administrative district of Brussels-Capital.
2° Home of asylum seekers:
Subsidies to organizations and communes that support the first reception and distribution of refugees.
Subsidies to organizations for the individual assessment of the specific needs of vulnerable people and adaptation of their accommodation.
Subsidies to organizations supporting psychological assistance initiatives (individual care, prevention tools, information and training).
Subsidies to organizations to make the stay in reception structures more useful to everyone by acquiring a transposable know-how (e.g., basic learning, literacy, learning a national language, qualifying training etc.), whatever the outcome of the asylum procedure.
Subsidies to organizations for individualized information on the rights and obligations of asylum seekers, in particular with regard to the right to social assistance and conditions of reception, the procedure and legal assistance, the institutional landscape, the living conditions in Belgium and assistance for return.
Subsidies to organizations carrying out social Interpretation missions.
Subsidies to organizations for the development of local communication policies and strengthening general means of communication on the reception of asylum seekers.
Subsidies to organizations for the development of voluntary return programmes or projects.
PROGRAMME 51/1 - SUBSISTANCE PROGRAMME
1° Allowances for the perpetrators of acts of courage, victims of their dedication or the rights of the heroes who have lost their lives by carrying out such acts or obvious follow-ups of these acts, as well as compensation for funeral expenses.
2° Subside to the Brussels Union of Initiative and Promotion, as an intervention in the fees of the festivities organized each year in the Brussels Park on the occasion of the national holiday.
PROGRAMME 51/9 - POPULATION AND ELECTIONS
Subsides as part of the development of applications for the electronic identity card.
PROGRAMME 54/0 - SUBSISTANCE PROGRAMME
1° Subside to the Fire Services Training Council.
2° Intervention in civil security information, documentation and public relations costs.
PROGRAMME 54/2 - OPERATIONS OF THE CIVILE SECURITY; EQUIPMENT AND TRAINING FOR CIVIL PROTECTION AND INFICE SERVICES
1° Interventions for fire services in fire prevention campaign fees, support of local initiatives.
2° Subsides to the Higher Council for Incendie Public Services, the Programming Commission, the Equivalences and Dispenses Commission, the Drafting Committee, the French- and German-speaking supraprovincial Council, and the Dutch-speaking supraprovincial Council.
PROGRAMMA 54/8 - FINANCING OF SECOURS AND INLAND SERVICES
1° Subside to the Brussels-Capital Region, municipalities, intercommunals, emergency areas and areas for the purchase of special equipment for fire services.
2° Subsides to the Royal Federation of Firefighters of Belgium, French-speaking and German-speaking wings, subsidies to the Flemish Association of Incendie Services and the Caisse nationale d'entraide des sapeurs-pompiers.
3° Interventions in the funding of courses organized by provincial fire service training centres
4° Intervention in funding the expenses incurred for the organization of training by provincial training centres for fire service members.
5° Allowances to prezones and emergency areas.
6° Allowances to emergency areas to finance the reform, acquire special equipment and equipment for the operation and ensure the recruitment of firefighters.
7° Allocations to the Brussels capital fire department to acquire special equipment and equipment for operation.
8° Allocations to the Hainaut-centre rescue zone as part of the Fire Fighting / SHAPE
PROGRAMME 55/2 - PROJECTS IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE POLICY
1° Subsides to third parties to carry out projects within the framework of foreign policy based on the variable credits of the Office of Foreigners (activity 1 of programme 2 of organic division 55) and on the basis of its own means (activity 2 of programme 2 of organic division 55).
2° Subsidies to third parties to carry out actions and initiatives to prevent illegal immigration of certain countries (Activity 3 of Programme 2 of Organic Division 55).
3° Subsides with third parties for the execution of actions and initiatives in order to organize the reception of persons who request asylum in Belgium, pending their registration at the Office of Foreigners.
PROGRAMME 56/0 - SUBSISTANCE PROGRAMME
Subsides to stimulate projects from the world of football for the security of matches.
PROGRAMME 56/1 - GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE FORMATION, PREVENTION AND EQUIPMENT
1° Subsides to provide Belgian universities or other organizations, concerned with the study or control of crime, public or private initiatives in the field of crime prevention, including hooliganism, integrated local crime initiatives and the investigation into the presence of certain criminal phenomena.
2° Intervention in laboratory fees conducting fire prevention research.
3° Subsidies to provincial governments for the performance of their information and coordination mission between the authorities and the relevant security services.
PROGRAMME 56/7 - EUROPEAN SAMETS
Subsidies to local police areas and municipalities related to the security of the organisation of European Summits held in Brussels.
PROGRAMME 56/8 - LOCAL INTEGRAL SECURITY
1° Subsides to local authorities as part of subsidiated action plans and custodial measures of peace.
2° Subsides to local security and prevention policies.
3° Subsides for investments in the security and physical protection of buildings in favour of the Fondation du Judaïsme de Belgique.
PROGRAMME 63/1 - CENTRES 100 NON-MIGRES
Reimbursement of staff costs for the Brussels city centre 100/112.
PROGRAMME 63/2 - S.A. ASTRID
1° Subside to S.A. ASTRID to cover the operating costs of the common infrastructure.
2° Subside to S.A. ASTRID to cover the investment costs of the common infrastructure.
Art. 2.13.3
By derogation from article 52, first paragraph, 1° of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal state, the department is authorized to redistribute between the commitment credits of the basic allowances 56.10.34.41.01 and 40.70.34.41.01 (indemnities).
Art. 2.13.4
The social service accountant, who is competent on behalf of cultural activities, is authorized to collect contributions from participants in cultural activities and is also authorized to pay expenses on the part of the income received, to the organizers of these cultural activities.
Art. 2.13.5
The social service accountant, who is competent on behalf of childcare, is authorized to collect parents' income for the registration of children at the nursery and is also authorized to pay the costs of the nursery on the portion of the income received.
Art. 2.13.6
The accountant of the logistics service, competent on behalf of the cafeteria, is authorized to collect revenue for drinks, small catering sold and conference organization.
It is authorized to use these recipes for payment of beverage, snack and conference expenses.
Art. 2.13.7
The organic fund "Fonds dans le cadre de la politique de migration" has a commitment authorization of EUR 6,368,000.
Any undertaking under this Article shall be subject to the visa of the Registrar of Commitments and the Court of Accounts.
Prior to the 10th of each month, the Comptroller of Commitments shall forward to the Court of Auditors, together with supporting documents, a statement in three copies, indicating, on the one hand, the amount of the commitments covered in the past month and, on the other hand, the amount of the commitments covered since the beginning of the year.
Art. 2.13.8
The Minister of Security and the Interior is authorized to withdraw from the specific budget section provided for in section 1er§ 2quater, paragraph 2, of the law of 1er August 1985 bringing social provisions, as amended by the Act of 30 March 1994 on social provisions, funds for coordination and supra-local actions in the areas referred to in Article 69 of the Act of 30 March 1994 referred to above.
These funds are paid to the Accountant of the advances of the Policy and Prevention Branch which justifies their employment with the Court of Accounts.
Art. 2.13.9
§ 1. The Fund's commitment authority 13-15 "Federal European Fund for Asylum and Migration and for Homeland Security - Program 2014-2020", 13-71-1, is EUR 21,010,000.
Any commitment to be made under this article is subject to the visa of the contract controller.
§ 2. By derogation from Article 62 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal state, Fund 13-15 "Federal European Fund for Asylum and Migration and for Homeland Security - Programmation 2014-2020" of programme 13-71-1, is authorized to present a wind-up debit position whose amount cannot exceed 14 599 000 EUR.
Art. 2.13.10
By derogation from section 52, paragraph 1er, 2° of the Act of 22 May 2003 concerning the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal State and by derogation from Article 1-01-3 § 2 of this Law, the appropriations for the commitment and liquidation of the basic allowances 72.11.11003, 72.11.121199, 72.12.110003, 72.13.121199 and 72.13.122148 may only be redistributed between them and not with the other basic allowances relating to the appropriations
Art. 2.13.11
The provisional credit under the basic allowance 13.71.10.0100.01 of the European Federal Fund for Asylum and Migration (AMIF) and Internal Security (ISF) may, after agreement of the Minister of Budget, be allocated as necessary in the allocation of the various projects between the appropriate programmes-activities of the fund, by means of a redistribution bulletin.
Art. 2.13.12
By derogation from article 52, first paragraph, 1° of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal state, the department is authorized to redistribute between the commitment credits of the basic allocations for the fight against fire on the SHAPE site, namely 13.54.80.3540.19 and 13.54.80.4354.04.
Art. 2.13
As a transitional measure, prior to the transfer of the means necessary for the execution of the exception provision of the special law relating to the Sixth State Reform concerning the APS-Activa (prevention and security agents), and pending the management by the SPF Inner of the financing of the municipalities in the context of the maintenance in operation of these agents, a refund of the expenses made by the ONEm in order to ensure the continuity of the activations
Art. 2.13.14
The budget of the Federal Agency for the reception of asylum seekers for the year 2016 is approved, annexed to this Act.
This budget is for revenues of 307 967 994 EUR and for expenditures of 307 967 994 EUR.
Section 14. - SPF Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation
Art. 2.14.1
The modalities for the realization of income and expenditure for order, carried out under the agreements on delegated cooperation, will be included in the agreements with the various partners.
The operations are subject to the preliminary opinion of the Inspector of Finance, in accordance with the provisions of articles 14 and 15 of the Royal Decree of 16 November 1994 on administrative and budgetary control.
Art. 2.14.2
By derogation from Article 1-01-03, § 2 of this Law, Basic Allowances 42.01.11.00.13, 42.01.11.00.14, 42.01.11.00.15, 42.02.12.21.48 and Basic Allowances 21.01.11.00.03, 21.01.11.00.04 and 21.01.11.00.13 of Section 14 may be redistributed between them.
Art. 2.14.3
§ 1. As part of the European Galileo project, the Department is authorized to allocate to the Organic Fund 14-42-1 the amounts received from the European Commission for the installation and equipment of an antenna in Tokyo.
§ 2. Revenues referred to in § 1er are included in Part I, Section II, Chapter 14 § 1, Article 3910.01 of the Ways and Means Budget and allocated to basic allocations 14.42.1.2.1211.10 and 14.42.1.2.7200.01 of the General Estimates.
§ 3. The costs of the Galileo project supported by the Fund 14-42-1 are pre-funded by the European Commission.
Art. 2.14.4
The credits in programme 42/0 (A.B. 42.03.03.10.01) are intended to provide permanent working capital for the payment of expenses related to the operating and investment costs of Belgian diplomatic and consular posts and permanent representations from international organizations. Expenditures on these advances are regulated by imputation on the budgetary appropriations provided for this purpose. For the same purpose and with the application of the same budgetary regulation procedure, the Treasury is also authorized to replenish these working capitals abroad.
Art. 2.14.5
Public procurement for pre-work studies (base allocation 42.11.12.11.12) and work (base allowances 42.04.72.00.01 and 42.11.72.00.01) that are awarded abroad and that remain below the European thresholds, may be awarded by negotiated procedure provided that the necessary announcement is made to ensure effective competition and that the equality of bidders, the essential provisions of the general terms of reference of the general terms of reference
Art. 2.14.6
Within the relevant core allocations, the following grants and contributions may be granted:
PROGRAMME 40/3 - CONFERENCES, SEMINARIES AND OTHER MANIFESTMENTS
Participation in conference and other events organized by international bodies.
PROGRAMME 40/5 - REPRESENTATION A L'ETRANGER
Subsidies to promote Belgium's brand image in international and commercial relations.
PROGRAMME 40/7- INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION
(1) Subsidies to organizations or associations with international activities;
2) Subsides at the Royal Institute of International Relations;
(3) Subsides the Europalia Foundation;
(4) Subside to the College of Europe (Bruges);
5) Subside at the European University Institute (Florence).
PROGRAMME 51/1- BILATERAL RELATIONS
(1) Grants for operations under the policy of bilateral action programmes;
(2) Supports the Anna Lindh Foundation for the Development of Dialogue among Cultures;
(1) Subside to Eurodistrict;
(2) Subsides the European Territorial Cooperation Group (GECT) Western Flanders - Dunkirk (Opal Coast).
PROGRAMME 51/2 - ECONOMIC EXPANSION
(1) Subsidies to support the economic network abroad;
2) Export support.
PROGRAMME 53/1- MULTILATERAL RELATIONS
Contributions from Belgium to international organizations.
PROGRAMME 53/3 - COOPERATION
Expenditures on training in Belgium and abroad of nationals outside the European Union.
PROGRAMME 53/4- HUMANITARIAN AID
Interventions and initiatives in conflict prevention, peacebuilding and human rights.
PROGRAMME 54/0 - SUBSISTANCE PROGRAMME
1) Subsidies to international initiatives in the evaluation of development cooperation;
(2) Subsidies to third party initiatives for the preparation and monitoring of development cooperation and for the organization of meetings.
PROGRAMME 54/1 - COUNTRY PROGRAMMES
(1) Belgian Development Cooperation Junior Programme;
(2) Debt relief from low-income countries;
3) Subsidies to the Mekong River Commission, the East African Community, the West African Development Bank (BOAD), the Economic Community of the Great Lakes Countries (CEPGL), ECOWAS and other regional organizations or initiatives, including regional programmes of international organizations (partners), the OECD and the EU, as well as regional programmes of other EU Member States;
4) Subsidies to partnership projects with government cooperation;
(5) Cooperation with local civil society organizations;
(6) Subsidies for the consolidation of society and good governance;
(7) Subsidies for the activities of the Belgian Food Security Fund, established by law and the supplementary programmes of the Belgian Food Security Fund;
(8) Subsidies for cooperation through other donors and for delegated cooperation.
PROGRAMME 54/2 - CIVILE SOCIETY INITIATIVES
(1) Subsidies to non-governmental organizations for the financing of the execution, management and evaluation of NGO programmes and projects, with the exception of activities for the prevention, relief and rehabilitation, food aid and conflict prevention that will be subsidized for ad hoc basic allocations, and actions carried out under the Belgian Food Security Fund;
2) Subsides to the "Vlaamse Vereniging voor Ontwikkelingssamenwerking en Technische Bijstand" (VVOB) and to the "Association for the Promotion of Education and Training in Stranger" (APEFE);
(3) Subsides in support of educational activities in Central Africa;
4) Subsides at the Royal Institute of Natural Sciences of Belgium;
(5) Subsides at the Royal Museum of Central Africa;
(6) Subsides at the Institute of Tropical Medicine;
7) Subsides at the European Centre for Development Policy Management;
8) Grants to Vlaamse Interuniversity Raad, the Academy of Research and Higher Education and the academic institutions for the financing of scholarships, training fees, institutional cooperation, clean initiatives, actions-north and joint actions;
(9) Subsidy of mutual funds;
10) Subsidy of cooperation activities of certain decentralized administrations;
11) Subsidy of trade union initiatives of the International Institute of Education (IEOI), the Institute of International Syndical Training (IFSI) and the International Solidarity Movement (MSI);
12) Subsidy of social and cultural assistance to students and trainees from low-income countries;
(13) Subsidy of programmes for the development of migrant associations;
14) Reimbursement of medical care expenses for Belgian and Luxembourg missionaries in Europe;
15) Subsidiation of Africanlia;
16) Subsidy of awareness by third parties and Annunciate the Colour.
PROGRAMME 54/3 - MULTILATERAL COOPERATION
1) Subsidies to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development for development cooperation activities;
(2) Subsidies to international multilateral cooperation partners, including agricultural research programmes and development banks. By negotiating new four-year agreements with partner organizations, an annual contribution will be allocated during the transitional year 2016;
(3) Mandatory contributions and financial participation to development banks, including debt relief operations in low-income countries;
4) Mandatory contributions to the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM);
5) Contributions to the Global Environment Facility, the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Kyoto Protocol, the Convention on Biological Diversity, the Secretariat of the Convention to Combat Desertification, the Least Developed Countries Fund, to specific mechanisms to support the efforts of developing countries in combating deforestation and other initiatives in the climate change framework
6) Mandatory contributions to the United Nations Mission in the Congo and the International Tribunal for Rwanda and the Residual Mechanism;
(7) Subsidies for the recruitment of multilateral cooperation staff;
8) Subsidy of operating expenses in Brussels of the International Organization for Migration and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
PROGRAMME 54/4 - PRIVE SECTOR PROGRAMMES
Miscellaneous subsidies for trade and private sector promotion in low-income countries.
PROGRAMME 54/5 - HUMANITARIAN PROGRAMMES
(1) Subsidies to humanitarian programmes;
(2) Contributions to the general resources of international humanitarian organizations and humanitarian and food funds;
3) Subsidies to humanitarian projects.
With respect to subsidies and allocations,
- on the one hand under programme 53/4 - Humanitarian assistance - in conflict prevention, peacebuilding and human rights,
- and on the other hand, under programme 54/5 - Humanitarian programmes -, within the framework of humanitarian programmes and projects, the assignment of goods or services free of charge is authorized. Legislation and regulation in public procurement are applicable in the procurement of goods and services to be disposed of.
PROGRAMME 55/1- EUROPEAN RELATIONS
Subsidies for European integration.
Art. 2.14.7 (ex-2.14.20)
The following expenses, made outside the framework of the Royal Decree of 28 February 2003, establishing a coordination council for emergency assistance abroad in the event of disaster or calamity and a permanent support service B-FAST (Belgian First Aid and Support Team), may be charged to the basic allowance 40.41.12.11.10:
- costs arising from the annual UNDAC (United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination) training offered to a candidate from a partner country of government development cooperation;
- costs arising from support to UNDAC training in Africa, mainly from the West.
Art. 2.14.8
The provisional budget included in programme 53/5 (A.B. 51.01.00.01) - Provisional credit for the compensation of the military, members of the Federal Police, representatives of the judiciary and members of the Justice, Foreign Affairs, Finance and other public bodies responsible for foreign missions and reimbursement to the departments of origin of the foreign nationals and the costs related to the deployment and operation of the military
Art. 2.14.9
For 2016, the Belgian Food Security Fund (base allocation 54.17.35.60.50) has a commitment authority of 16.500.000 EUR.
Any undertaking under this Article shall be subject to the visa of the Contractor.
Prior to the 10th of each month, the Comptroller of Commitments shall transmit to the Court of Accounts, together with supporting documents, a statement made in three copies indicating, on the one hand, the amount of the commitments covered in the past month and, on the other hand, the amount of the commitments covered since the beginning of the year.
Art. 2.14.10
Subsidies attributed to an indirect actor, as part of a multi-year programme, must be justified on the date provided for in the relevant orders or conventions. The unused balance of such an annual subsidy, attributed to a previous fiscal year, may be deducted from the dependant subsidy of this fiscal year to the same indirect actor.
As a result, the approved annual plan of action or programme for the new fiscal year will be funded with new means to be undertaken and with means still available to the indirect actor, as a result of amounts not used as part of previous annual action plans or programmes.
This article concerns the following basic allocations: 54.15.35.60.73, 54.17.35.60.50, 54.17.35.60.51, 54.20.35.60.70, 54.20.35.60.71, 54.20.35.60.72, 54.21.35.68, 54.21.35.60.69, 54.22.41.30.37, 54.45.38, 54.45.
The second paragraph of this article also covers basic allowances 54.28.12.11.20, 54.28.33.00.30 and 54.44.35.60.45.
Art. 2.14.11
In principle, subsidies for projects and programmes of international organizations must be justified in accordance with the terms and conditions set out in the relevant decrees and arrangements. However, the subsidies granted in previous fiscal years, as well as the unused balances, may be redirected on a proper basis and with the agreement of the Minister of Development Cooperation or, with respect to the basic allocation 53.41.35.40.02 - Conflict prevention, peacebuilding and human rights, of the Minister of Foreign Affairs. The approved amendments will be forwarded on a regular basis to the Court of Accounts and the Minister of Budget.
Art. 2.14.12
In 2016, the State can enter into new multi-year commitments with partner countries for a total of EUR 250,000. In addition, the outstanding bilateral commitments, to be implemented by the CTB, cannot exceed EUR 750,000. These are projects and programs to be carried out by the CTB in governance, co-management or national execution on the basic allowance 54.10.54.52.02.
Any undertaking under this section shall be subject to the Comptroller of the commitments that will verify the application of administrative and budgetary control procedures and the compliance of the cap. If the project or program is partially or fully implemented in national execution, the registration submitted to the Comptroller of the undertakings will separately mention the amount of the national execution.
Prior to the 10th of each month, the Comptroller of Commitments shall forward to the Court of Auditors, for information, a statement in three copies, together with supporting documents, which shall include both the amount of commitments entered in the past month and the amount of commitments entered since the beginning of the year.
Art. 2.14.13
As part of the consular assistance to Belgians residing or travelling abroad, the Department of Foreign Affairs is authorized, on an exceptional basis, to withdraw advances in cash in an individual amount not exceeding EUR 1,500 on the consular account of diplomatic posts in the Euro Area under the following conditions:
- the diplomatic station concerned does not have a working capital;
- funds necessary for assistance cannot be made available by the central administration within a reasonable time;
- any intervention must be authorized in advance by the relevant departments of the Consular Affairs Branch, which shall also collect and transmit to the post data relating to the imputation of expenditures within its budgetary means;
- all consular revenues will be reconstituted and paid to the Treasury within a maximum of three months.
Art. 2.14.14
§ 1. For the year 2016, a loan program for foreign states can be negotiated up to EUR 50,000.
In view of the budgetary resources for this purpose, the loan programme must be approved by the Council of Ministers. It mentions, on the one hand, loans to be made as a priority and, on the other, priority replacement loans as a multi-year program.
Alternative loans may be substituted at any time for loans to be made initially that are deleted.
The liability controller records the accomplishments and replacements of a program's loans.
§ 2. Loans to foreign States are made by the Comptroller of the commitments prior to the notification of the loan agreement, at the time the Minister of Finance agrees on the loan to be granted by signing a proxy or loan agreement.
Art. 2.14.15
In the event that the total amount of the justification for expenditures by benefit, certified "in accordance with the law, the management contract and the annual accounts", by the auditors of the Belgian Technical Cooperation (CTB), exceeds the advances received, the CTB will introduce, no later than 1er September of the year following the year to be funded, a claim for the balance. After approval of this declaration of debt by the Minister of Development Cooperation, the State will pay this balance to the credits of the current year, registered in the basic allowance 54.10.54.52.02 - Coverage of operational costs of the CTB and supply of accounts co-managed or managed by the partner.
Art. 2.14.16 (ex-2.14.21)
§ 1er. By derogation from Article 1-01-03, § 3, of this Act, the excess of the commitment credit of the basic allowance 14.21.0.1.12.11.10, following the imputation of unfavourable exchange differences, may be regulated by a redistribution between the said credit and those of the basic economic code allocations 3540 or 3560 (SEC95) at the origin of the overrun.
This regulation is made on an annual basis, no later than February 28 of the year following the year in which the overrun occurred.
§ 2. The favourable exchange differences are subject to negative imputations on the commitment and liquidation credits of the base allowance 14.21.0.1.12.11.10.
Art. 2.14.17
The modalities for the realization of income and expenditure for order, carried out in the framework of the agreements on joint assessments of development cooperation, carried out under the responsibility of Belgium, will be included in the agreements with the various partners.
The operations are subject to the preliminary opinion of the Inspector of Finance, in accordance with the provisions of articles 14 and 15 of the Royal Decree of 16 November 1994 on administrative and budgetary control.
Art. 2.14.18
The Consolidated Revenue Fund is authorized to make advances where transactions relating to the account opened on behalf of B.I.T.D. (International Customs Tariff Office), create a debiting position of this account.
Art. 2.14.19
In 2016, the Minister of Foreign Affairs can sign promises of financial interventions in the context of export support for basic allowance 51.21.31.12.01 for a total amount of EUR 70,000. In addition, these promises cannot exceed EUR 210 000 000.
Any promise of intervention under this section shall be subject to the Comptroller of the commitments that will verify the application of administrative and budgetary control procedures and compliance with the cap.
Prior to the 10th of each month, the Comptroller of Commitments shall forward to the Court of Auditors, for information, a statement in three copies, accompanied by supporting documents, which shall include both the amount of the promises entered in the past month and the amount of the promises entered since the beginning of the year.
Section 16. - Ministry of Defence
Art. 2.16.1.
By derogation from Article 66 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal state, advances may be granted for the execution of the contracts passed by the Belgian Military Supply Office (BMSO) in Washington.
Advances may also be made to the Ministry of Defence's advance accountant and to the Ministry of Defence staff.
These advances are transferred by the Minister of Finance or by his representative on the accounts of the beneficiaries. In the event of an emergency or where circumstances so require, these advances are paid by the Ministry of Defence advance accountant who receives the necessary funds from the Minister of Finance or his or her agent.
The total amount of advances mentioned in the preceding paragraphs cannot exceed 27 million euros.
Art. 2.16.2.
By derogation from Article 117 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal State and by derogation from Article 151 of the Act of 2 August 2002, the Minister of Defense is authorized, both in the context of technical cooperation and emergency assistance to third countries, and in the case of mutual assistance provided for in Article 3 of the North Atlantic Treaty, to proceed as a gratuity
Art. 2.16.3.
The Minister of Defence is authorized to liquidate advances on:
(a) compensation to the State of the head of damages suffered by personnel or by third parties;
(b) expenses related to hospitalization costs in civilian establishments, long-term treatments and supplies of pharmaceuticals by civil informals;
(c) costs of using foreign facilities.
Art. 2.16.4.
The obligations arising from orders of purchase given to the Belgian Military Supply Office (BMSO) in Washington before the beginning of the fiscal year and which could not have been contracted before that date may be incurred during the fiscal year, within the limits of the balance of the amounts that were incurred by the head of these orders of purchase.
The amounts that are incurred by the head of purchase orders given to the Belgian Military Supply Office (BMSO) in Washington, D.C. during the fiscal year, regardless of the year in which the obligations arising from these orders are entered, are charged to the appropriations for the budget year.
Funds obtained through credit opening orders issued in the past may be used to pay expenses arising from contracts made by BMSO.
The excess funds are transferred to the Consolidated Revenue Fund as soon as the accountant has submitted to the Court of Accounts the management account with the final account of the contracts for which these funds were allocated.
The Minister of Defence is authorized to use the available assets relating to ongoing contracts and exchange agreements with the NATO Support Agency agencies for the destruction or demilitarization of large quantities of surplus and unspeakable equipment and ammunition in the aforementioned organizations.
Art. 2.16.5.
Withdrawal of the Minister of Defence's exclusive decision to resolve the disputes arising from the receipt of supplies resulting from contracts passed by the Ministry of Defence:
(a) in the United States of America, Canada, with the NATO Support Agency and its subordinate agencies;
(b) with the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, as a result of the agreement on the supply of spare parts for the LEOPARD weapon system and its derivative versions.
Art. 2.16.6.
For markets subject to liquidations for NATO infrastructure, bids or offers, depending on the type of market, will be compared without taking into account the value added tax, or the tariffs applied in the countries of the European Union.
Art. 2.16.7.
Within the limits of the credits set out in Basic Allowance 16 50 72 415001, a subsidy may be granted to the Royal Military School for the financing of certain operating expenses related to the execution of the Defence Science and Technology Research Program.
Within the limits of the credits listed in the relevant basic allocations of the activity program 50/9, a grant will be granted to the following organizations:
CARTOGRAPHY
National Geographical Institute
RECONNAISSANCE NATIONALE
A.S.B.L. "Belgian Air Cadets
Union Royale Nationale des Officiers de Réserve de Belgique
Union Royale Nationale des Sous-Officiers de Réserve de Belgique
A.S.B.L. "Tank Museum"
A.S.B.L. "Brussels Air Museum Fund"
A.S.B.L. "The Friends of the Marine Section of the Royal Army and Military History Museum"
A.S.B.L."The Friends of the Royal Music of the Guides"
A.S.B.L. "Belgian Air Force Royal Symphonic Band Association"
A.S.B.L. "Royal Corps of Marine-Belgium Cadets"
The National Memorial of the Fort of Breendonk
SOCIAL, LOG AND CULTURAL
Office Central d'Action Sociale et Culturelle (OCASC) of the Ministry of Defence
DOTATION TO THE ROYAL MUSEUM
Royal Army and Military History Museum
Art. 2.16.8.
The treasury is authorized to make advances in the payment and reimbursement of remuneration on behalf of other departments or services, foreign or international organizations, or other third parties.
These advances are accounted for in the Department of Defense's accounting plan.
The cumulative amount of debiting positions in these accounts cannot exceed 55 million euros.
Art. 2.16.9.
Revenue and expenditure transactions in international or national treaties or agreements shall be recorded on accounts opened for this purpose in the Department of Defense's accounting plan.
The cumulative balance of these accounts cannot be receivable for more than six months. In the event that the cumulative balance of these accounts is receivable, this balance cannot exceed 10 million euros.
The law of the markets on behalf of the State and the corresponding delegation system are applied to the expenditure transactions.
The latter are subject, prior to any legal undertaking, to the opinion of the Inspector of Finance in accordance with the provisions of articles 14 and 15 of the Royal Decree of 16 November 1994 on administrative and budgetary control.
Art. 2.16.10.
The Minister of Defence is authorized to use, up to EUR 100,000, revenues from interest generated by advances filed with the "Federal Reserve Bank of New York" as part of the contracts for the supply of aircraft, logistical support, ground facilities and related costs for the entire F-16 fleet.
The Minister of Defence is authorized to use the balance of the amounts paid to the NATO Support Agency or to the organizations subordinate to it in the execution of contracts or agreements relating to logistical benefits completed, with the NATO Support Agency or the organizations referred to above, in the context of the ongoing contracts or agreements.
Art. 2.16.11.
The Central Office for Social and Cultural Action (OCASC) of the Ministry of Defence is authorized to carry out missions as provided for in section 1er of the Royal Decree of 10 January 1978, as amended by the Royal Decree of 7 December 1998, determining the mission and regulating the organization and operation of this body, for the benefit of the Federal Police personnel.
The members of the Defence staff who, pursuant to Article 11 § 2 of the Act of 10 April 1973 establishing the Central Office of Social and Cultural Action of the Ministry of Defence (OCASC) for the benefit of members of the military community, are made available to the CSCO, remain in charge of the Defence budget.
Art. 2.16.12.
By derogation from Article 61, 2nd paragraph of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal State, the Minister of Defence is authorized to value the benefits provided to the Federal Police, with the exception of those relating to staff permanently available to the Federal Police, and to compensate the benefits provided by the Federal Police, on the basis of the additional costs incurred.
Apart from occasional benefits, the financial coverage of benefits whose volume is known priori is subject to a provision of credits whose amount is determined by the estimate of benefits to be realized and the count of those actually carried out previously.
Art. 2.16.13.
The Minister of Defence is authorized, within the framework of an international integration of the Armed Forces, or in order to deal with emergency cases, to conclude agreements with foreign countries on mutual benefits of services.
The financial regulation of these transactions may be made by means of compensation, either when the agreement has ceased its effects, or at the expiry of an agreed period or by the common will of the parties involved. The potential balance will be the subject of an imputation, either in the National Defence Budget or in the Ways and Means Budget for the benefit of the budget fund for benefits against payment.
Finally, the Minister of Defence is authorized, with regard to materials, materials, weapons and ammunition, to pass conventions of mutual assignments, exchange and loan with other departments, Belgian or foreign companies and third countries, provided that this is favoured by the renewal of the relevant stocks to the Armed Forces.
Art. 2.16.14.
The Minister of Defence or the delegated official is authorized to return, in whole or in part, real property or other property intended to be returned as a result of the restructuring, which is owned by the Federal Republic of Germany or a Land and which has been made available to the armed forces or a civil service for use, and to determine the financial implications of such restitution after negotiations with the State.
The net financial consideration of these restitutions, determined on the basis of Article 52 of the Agreement supplementing the Convention between the States Parties to the North Atlantic Treaty on the status of their forces, with respect to the foreign forces stationed in the Federal Republic of Germany and the Protocol of signature to the Complementary Agreement, signed in Bonn on 3 August 1959 and approved by the law of 6 May 1963, will be the subject of a global discount
Partial payments may be made by the Federal Republic of Germany.
The potential balance and/or partial payments, after deposit with the organizations listed above, will be/will be the subject of an imputation either to the budget of the departments and agencies of public interest concerned or to the new Budget Fund 16.4 to be created for the reuse of income from benefits for reimbursement, disposal of surplus equipment, materials or ammunition, and disposal of real property that is part of the heritage
Art. 2.16.15.
The very urgent costs to be incurred in foreign operations can be carried out in the context of contracts that may be awarded according to the negotiated procedure. The basic principles of public procurement legislation will be applied for the conclusion of the aforementioned markets unless local circumstances permit it.
Art. 2.16.16.
The Minister of Defence is authorized, with the approval of the Minister of Budget and by Royal Decree deliberated in the Council of Ministers, within the limits of the appropriations of Section 16 - National Defence, to carry out transfers for the benefit of programme 16-50-5, "Implementation", in order to meet the specific needs of humanitarian operations and peace support.
Such transfers of credit will be communicated without delay to the House of Representatives and the Court of Auditors.
Art. 2.16.17.
By derogation from section 61, 2e paragraph of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal State, the Minister of Defence is authorized to enter into agreements with other public bodies in the context of the provision of mutual benefits. The financial regulation of these transactions may be effected by compensation, either when the agreement has ceased its effects, or at the expiry of an agreed period or by the common will of the parties involved. The contingent balance will be compensated in kind either from an imputation to the Defence Budget (General Estimates), or the Ways and Means Budget for the benefit of the new budget fund 16.4 created for the reuse of income from benefits made against reimbursement, the alienation of surplus equipment, materials or ammunition and the alienation of immovable property that is part of the assets entrusted to the management of the Defence.
Art. 2.16.18.
By derogation from Article 61.2 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal State, the Minister of Defence is authorized to acquire a mine control simulator through a joint financial participation of the Kingdom of Belgium and the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Pursuant to the provisions of section 38 of the Public Procurement Act of 15 June 2006 and certain contracts of work, supplies and services, the Minister of Defence is authorized to enter into a single market, awarded in accordance with the provisions of the Act of 24 December 1993 referred to above and for the joint acquisition of a mine control simulator with the Netherlands that mandate it to do so.
Expenditure transactions under this contract are subject, prior to any legal undertaking, to the opinion of the Finance Inspector in accordance with the provisions of the Royal Decree of 16 November 1994 on administrative and budgetary control.
Art. 2.16.19.
By derogation from section 61.2 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal State, the Minister of Defence is authorized to use the revenues realized from 2002 from the sale of wood in the areas that are part of the real estate property entrusted to its management, collected and charged for the benefit of the new budget fund 16.4 has created for the reuse of revenues from benefits made against refund, of the alien
Art. 2.16.21.
By derogation from Article 117 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal State, and provided that these transactions have a relationship with the execution of a F-16 aircraft sales contract concluded following a negotiated procedure pursuant to Article 41 of the Program Law of 19 July 2001, the Minister of Defence is authorized:
- to sell non-surplus assets that are part of the heritage entrusted to its management;
- to make expenditures on behalf of 'buyer of these aircraft, provided that these expenses relate to the logistical support of them or to the provision of certain services concerning them;
- to give pre-financing to the buyer of these planes.
Sales referred to in paragraph 1er, first dash and obligations originating from the expenditures referred to in paragraph 1er, second dashes are contracted after they have been submitted to the opinion of the Finance Inspectorate and with the prior agreement of the Minister of Budget, in accordance with the provisions of the Royal Decree of 16 November 1994 on administrative and budgetary control.
Expenses cited in paragraph 1er, second indent and revenues resulting from the reimbursement of these are equivalent to transactions for order within the meaning of section 2.16.9 of this Act.
Art. 2.16.22.
Expenses incurred before 1er January 2015 in charge of the budget fund 16.2 for the reuse of revenues from the disposal of surplus equipment, materials or ammunition as part of the assets entrusted to the management of the Minister of Defence may be disposed of by the fund, regardless of the economic code of the operations they constitute.
Art. 2.16.23.
A maximum debiting position of EUR 10,000 in commitment and EUR 5,000 in liquidation is authorized for the new budget fund to be created for the reuse of income from benefits for reimbursement, disposal of surplus equipment, materials or ammunition and disposal of immovable property that is part of the assets entrusted to the management of the Minister of Defence, which constitutes a budgetary fund within the meaning of section 62 of the Act of 22 May 2003 and At the end of the 2016 fiscal year, a balance between revenues and expenditures will be achieved, apart from SHAPE expenditures. An amount of EUR 4,000 thousand is disbursed from the fund reserve 16.3 to be reassigned to Fund 16.4 to be established.
Art. 2.16.24.
The basic allocations of the new budget fund to be created for the reuse of income from benefits for reimbursement, disposal of surplus equipment, materials or ammunition, and disposal of immovable property as part of the assets entrusted to the management of the Minister of Defence, which constitutes a budgetary fund within the meaning of section 62 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and the accounting of the federal state, will be separate. Variable appropriations in the budget for basic allocations ending in 08 may be transferred to equivalent basic allocations ending with a 09 number to be created in 2016.
Art. 2.16.25.
By derogation from section 62, § 2, paragraph 2, of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and the accounting of the federal state, the payment of the benefits provided by the Ministry of Defence in favour of other federal public bodies may be charged against the credits of the General Estimates for the benefit of the budgetary fund 16.4 for the reuse of income from benefits made against reimbursement, the alienation of assets, materials or surplus ammunition and
Section 17. - Federal police and integrated operation
Art. 2.17.1
The Minister of Security and the Interior is authorized to liquidate and make pay advances on the State's dependant compensation of the head of damage suffered by personnel or by third parties
Art. 2.17.2
Expenses for health care abroad as well as for the execution of temporary missions or for the exercise of a permanent service, as referred to in Article XI.IV.13, 4°, paragraph 5, of the Royal Decree of 30 March 2001 bearing the legal position of police personnel may be paid, in the form of provisional advances, if necessary.
However, advances for temporary missions are limited to 75% of the estimated amount of compensation payable as a result of the performance of the travel of service.
Art. 2.17.3
Within the limits of the applicable basic allowance, the following subsidy may be granted:
PROGRAMME 90/1 - DOTATIONS AND SUBSIDES
- at the ABL "Social Service of the Integrated Police" - 0479.741.709: budget allocation as a contribution to the expenditures required for the management of HORECA services within the federal police.
- local police areas for the financing of the local police's end-of-career regime. The terms and conditions for granting this subsidy will be fixed by a Royal Decree.
PROGRAMME 90/2 - INTEGREEMENT
- Sports Federation of the Belgian Police ASBL - 0419.215.687.
- to the Entity of Support to the Management of the Museum as well as some special activities of the Integrated Police (HIPOL) ASBL - 0563.330.171
Art. 2.17.4
Budgetary account transactions bearing addresses 1787075074B8 11118, 11128, 11208, 11318, 11328, 11408 and 12118, each time followed by code 0030000 or 0040000 (former account 87.07.50.74.B of the section "Treasury Order Operations"), may create a debiting position of these accounts. This debiting position may not exceed a total of EUR 3,000.
Art. 2.17.5
By derogation from the provisions of articles 60 and 61 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal State, the assets made available to a liaison officer, and which are out of service, may be sold by him according to the negotiated procedure and according to the rules in force in each country.
This may be done in the same way for the equipment and goods in stock at the time when a representation of the federal police abroad is definitively lifted, unless the stocks concerned can be sold, free of charge or under the condition of compensation equivalent to the receiving party, to the services of the Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation SPF.
In cases where an on-site sale is made, the product will be paid to the Ways and Means Budget.
However, if the equipment can be delivered to the supplier of new similar properties, compensation may be made by subtracting the value of the alienated property from the amount charged for the purchase of the new equipment.
Art. 2.17.6
The budgetary account transactions bearing address 1787075175B8, followed by POL 88 0750000 (former Account 87.07.51.75.B of the "Treasury Orders" section), may create a debiting position of this account. However, this debit position cannot exceed EUR 1,200,000.
Art. 2.17.7
By derogation from section 1-01-3 § 2 of this Act, the basic allowances referred to in the above-mentioned paragraph relating to staff costs may also be redistributed to the basic allowance 11.00.13 - compensation to public transport companies for unpaid benefits - of section 17 - Federal police and integrated operation as well as the same basic allowance in section 01 - activity programme 68.
Art. 2.17.8
For the fiscal year 2016, the organic budget fund 17-4 referred to in section 11 of the Miscellaneous Provisions (I) Act of 21 December 2007 has a commitment authority of EUR 1,343 000.
Any undertaking to be made under this article is subject to the visa of the contract controller.
Prior to the 10th of each month, the Comptroller of Commitments shall forward to the Court of Auditors, together with supporting documents, a statement in three copies, on the one hand, the amount of the commitments covered in the past month and, on the other hand, the amount of commitments that have been covered since the beginning of the year.
By derogation from Article 62, § 2(4), of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal state, during the fiscal year 2016, on the same organic budget fund, is authorized a debiting position in liquidation that cannot exceed EUR 608 000.
Art. 2.17.9
The provision under programme 90/1 (basisallocatie 11.01.00.01) - provision to encourage the policy of recruitment in police areas faced with a high staff shortage may, on the proposal of the Minister of the Interior, be apportioned as necessary, by way of royal decree, between the appropriate programmes, activities and budgetary items of the budgets of the federal police or the SPF.
In the distribution, all or part of this amount may be listed as a grant.
Art. 2.17.10
In order to make administrative simplifications in the monitoring of the execution of the federal police budget as well as in the management and payment of certain remuneration of operational staff involved in the escorts of funds or at sea, the actions carried out in the framework of the action plans for road safety, the implementation within the separate areas of personnel or the response body or within the framework of projects financed by the European Union and under the
Art. 2.17.11
By derogation from section 66 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the federal state accounting budget, successive advances whose total annual amount cannot exceed EUR 2,735,000 may be made to the accountant of the federal police advances designated as such.
Through these advances, the Accountant of Advances is authorized to grant advances:
- to foreign liaison officers so that they can cope with claims relating to their operating and investment costs. None of the advances made may exceed 9/12 of the annual operating and investment budget of the liaison officer to whom it is granted;
- to the sub-account of the Special Units Directorate so that it can meet urgent and unannounced expenses. However, each of these advances is limited to EUR 10,000.
The accountant may make available the means of payment to the Federal Police Directorates, Services or Members referred to in paragraph 2, by transfer.
The functions to which means of payment have been made available, must be quarterly justification for their expenses through supporting documents that will be included in the accountant management account. The quarters referred to in this paragraph correspond to the quarters of the calendar year.
No new advances may be made by the Accountant of advances as long as the quarterly justification for the quarter before the quarter in which the application was filed was not received and approved by the Accountant.
The Accountant shall account for expenditures made by advances on the appropriate commitment and liquidation credit.
The potential balance of these advances as at December 31, 2016 may be used for 2017 purposes. However, it will be deducted from the maximum total annual amount to be awarded in 2017.
Art. 2.17.12
By derogation from section 52, paragraph 1er, 1°, of the law of 22 May 2003 concerning the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal state, the appropriations of the basic allowance relating to the transfers of income, damages and interests and legal costs "32.00.01 - due to the enterprises", "33.00.08 - due to the ASBL", "34.41.01 - due exclusively to the households", "41.40.01 - due to the OAPtribu" and "
Art. 2.17.13
For administrative simplification in the monitoring of the execution of the federal police budget as well as in the management and payment of certain remuneration in the framework of projects financed by the European Union and under the budgetary fund of section 13 DO 71 "Federal European Fund for Asylum and Migration (AMIF) and Internal Security (ISF) - programming 2014-2020", the federal police is authorized to proceed or make the initial corrections of accounting
The Minister of Security and the Interior shall promptly inform the Court of Accounts about the corrections of writing.
Section 18. - Finance
Art. 2.18.1
§ 1. By derogation from section 66 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the federal government's budget and accounting, advances may be made to the accountants of the Budget and Management Supervision Service, up to EUR 500,000.
These accountants are allowed to pay, through advances of funds, all service fees not exceeding 5.500 EUR (excluding VAT).
§ 2. The Accountant of the Budget and Management Control Supervisory Service, responsible for the "miscellaneous income" account, is authorized to make expenditures exclusively within and within the financial limits of the programmes pre-funded on this account by the European Union or other international bodies.
Prior to payment, invoices and claims relating to these programs must be subject to the visa of the delegated coordinator of the Budget and Management Supervisory Service.
Art. 2.18.2
The Minister of Finance may provide loans and assistance to Department Agents in active service, former agents, pensioned or non-resident, persons entitled to finance and their family members. It can grant grants to Department Agent Associations and existing meeting centres and to create FPS Finance staff. Voluntary subsidies and voluntary contributions may also be granted to national and international bodies.
Within the relevant core allocations, the following grants and contributions may be granted:
PROGRAMME 40/0 - MANAGEMENT BODIES - SUBSISTANCE
1. Subsidies to the Asbl Inter Nos;
2. Subsidies to the Royal Finance Harmony;
3. Interventions for the Amicale of the Finance Cultural and Sports Circles;
4. Grants to Finance Staff Associations;
5. Interventions in support of the Finance Staff Meeting Centre in Kapellen (O.P.F.);
6. Belgium's contribution to the financing of OECD tax and public finance programs;
7. Belgium's annual contribution to IOTA (Intra-European Organisation of Tax Administrations);
8. Grants and contributions to national and international organizations for joint tax initiatives;
9. Belgium share in the operating costs of international organizations.
PROGRAMME 52/0 - DOUANES & ACCISES - SUBSISTANCE
1. Belgium's contribution to the World Customs Organization.
Art. 2.18.3
§ 1. By derogation from Article 1-01-4, § 2 of this Act, the credits of the basic allowance "52.01.11.00.03 - Statutory staff and trainee" may be redistributed to the basic allowance "52.01.11.00.09 - Personnel of the Customs Administration and accises made available to other FPS Finance and other FPS and Public Services administrations";
§ 2. By derogation from section 1-01-3 of this Act, the commitment credits for the basic allowances referred to in this subsection with respect to the personnel and operating expenses of section 18 - SPF Finance may also be redistributed to the following basic allowances:
- "40.02.12.11.10 - Post adjustment for the use of accounts 679;
- "40.02.12.11.11- costs of justice and prosecution;
- "40.03.34.41.40 - Third-party compensation";
- "40.06.21.10.01 - operations under RA 1997;
- " 53.03.53.20.02 - Food claims.
§ 3 By derogation from article 1-01-03, § 2 of this Act, the credits of the basic allowance 70.01.11.00.03 - permanent and intern statutory staff may be redistributed to the basic allowance 70.01.11.00.11 - final statutory staff and intern for mortgage preservatives.
Art. 2.18.4
The Liquid Buildings Board of the expenses necessary for the management of certain buildings when occupied by separate public services. This is the case for the "Finance Tower" building where the SPF Finance is one of the occupants.
For this purpose, the SPF Finance provides advances to the Buildings Board.
A possible available balance of the previous year may be used to cover the expenses inherent in the current fiscal year.
Art. 2.18.5
The King may, by order and within the limits of the basic allowance 61.18.54.42.03, authorize a payment under the SPF Finance of the participation of Belgium in the 13th replenishment of the African Development Fund (ADF).
This is the execution of the Council of Ministers of 13 December 2013.
Art. 2.18.6
The SPF Finance is authorized to pay the perceived dividend of the Federal Corporation for Participation and Investment on their current account, for the performance of these missions and for the coverage of expenses under the art. 2 § 3 third paragraph of the Act of 2 April 1962 on the Federal Corporation for Participation and Investment and Regional Investment Corporations.
Section 19. - Regulation of buildings
Art. 2.19.1
The budget of the Buildings Regime for the fiscal year 2016, annexed to this Act, is approved.
This budget amounts to a total of 847 222 101 EUR and a total of 847 222 101 EUR.
Revenues include grants from the federal state for a total amount of EUR 751,046,000, of which EUR 4,111,000 are listed in Section 01 and EUR 746,935,000 in Section 19 of the General Estimates.
This budget includes, in expenditure, commitment credits (divided credits) for the amount of EUR 346,845,503.
Revenues and expenses are estimated at EUR 22,510,000.
Art. 2.19.2
The Minister who has the Régie des Bâtiments in his responsibilities is authorized to contract, outside the amount of the limiting commitment credits of the investment programs, set out in sections 533.01, 533.03, 533.11, 533.12, 533.13, 533.14, 533.16, 533.17, 536.02, 536.11, 536.13, 536.14 and 536.15 of the
The accounting commitment for these operations is limited in 2016 to EUR 4,079,692 for renovation work at the Royal Museum of Central Africa in Tervueren (total funding of EUR 66,500,000).
Art. 2.19.3
The Buildings Authority is authorized to make expenditures for first-time work in buildings leased by it for the use of services to which it must provide housing under the Act of 1er April 1971, establishing a Buildings Board.
If it is installation work that can be considered as standard completions or equipment, these costs are borne by the Régie des buildings budget.
If, on the other hand, it is installation work that comes from the needs of the current or future occupant and cannot be considered as standard completions or equipment, the costs are borne by the occupant. In this case, the Buildings Regime receives, prior to the payment of expenses, advances from the occupying services. It will not be possible for the Buildings Board to make any pre-financing of these expenses.
Art. 2.19.4
The Buildings Authority is authorized to make expenditures, regardless of the nature, necessary for the management of certain buildings where several public services are simultaneously housed, but which are considered to be entities for their effective management (e.g. Administrative centers, the palaces of the Fifty-year-old in Brussels, some large complexes rented.
The Buildings Authority is authorized to charge the amount of these expenses to the occupants of the buildings in question, either by recovering the payments made, or by using an order account. In these two cases, the Régie receives pre-payment of the expenses of these occupants.
Art. 2.19.5
The Régie des buildings is authorized to cover certain expenses relating to fixed occupancy charges of the personal secretariats and strategic bodies of ministers and state secretaries housed in state buildings or in leased buildings that do not cohabit with their administration. These expenses are limited to EUR 49,579 per Minister and EUR 24,789 per Secretary of State for State Buildings; is limited to EUR 99,157 per Minister and EUR 49,579 per Secretary of State for leased buildings. The guidelines for the distribution and use of this credit are set together by the Minister of Budget and the Minister who has the Buildings Board in his or her duties.
Must be considered as occupancy charges: central heating and air conditioning maintenance costs, window washing fees, maintenance fees for facilities and telephone exchanges, elevators and other lifting facilities, electrical and safety facilities, expenses related to common areas, maintenance fees for lawns, parks and gardens, management fees, regional fees and security charges
Art. 2.19.6
The Buildings Regime is authorized to use in excess of actual revenues, proceeds from the sale of real estate and other real estate transactions. The proceeds of these transactions will be paid to the Fund established under section 335 of the Program Act of 22 December 1989.
The availability of the Unused Fund at the end of a fiscal year is deferred to the following fiscal year in which they are confused with its own revenues.
Art. 2.19.7
By derogation from articles 19 and 20 of the law of 1er April 1971, establishing a Buildings Board, the Buildings Board is authorized to make expenditures for the execution of ordinary and extraordinary maintenance work, studies and other miscellaneous work in certain well-defined buildings that are not owned by the State, when these expenses are explicitly borne by the Buildings Board by contracts, conventions or other agreements.
Art. 2.19.8
By derogation from section 2 of the law of 1er April 1971, establishing a Buildings Board, the Buildings Board is authorized to support the housing costs of the Federal Agency for Food Chain Safety.
Art. 2.19.9
By derogation from section 2 of the law of 1er April 1971, establishing a Buildings Board, the Buildings Board is authorized to contribute to the completion of a technical examination and to the development of an annual report on the general state and compliance with the legislation and regulations (French) in force, of the renovated building "House of Belgian and Luxembourg students" in Paris (Biermans-Laposto Foundation). The costs associated with these activities will be borne by the federal public programming service Scientific Policy.
Art. 2.19.10
The Buildings Authority is authorized to pay contractors the construction and renovation work (including studies) of Block A of the Residence Palace complex in Brussels for the needs of the Council of the European Union, via funds made available by the Treasury.
In fiscal year 2016, these expenditures will be limited to EUR 15,000 in commitment and EUR 15,000 in liquidation.
Reimbursement of the entire investment of the project will be paid directly by the Council of the European Union to the Treasury.
Art. 2.19.11
By derogation from section 2 of the law of 1er April 1971, establishing a Buildings Board, the Buildings Board is authorized to carry out investment and maintenance work in open reception centres for the needs of the Federal Agency for the reception of asylum seekers.
Art. 2.19.12
By derogation from section 2 of the law of 1er April 1971, establishing a Buildings Regime, the Buildings Regime is authorized to cover the housing costs of the Federal Agency for Drugs and Health Products.
Art. 2.19.13
As part of the construction of the new penitentiary infrastructure, the Buildings Authority is authorized to pre-finance the fees of external experts on section 560.08 of its budget, until the sponsor is appointed. After the designation of the proponents, they pay the Régie des Bâtiments a "right of entry", which will cover these expenses.
Art. 2.19.14
Derogation from art. 66 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the federal state budget and accounting, advances of up to EUR 250,000 may be made to the accountants of the central headquarters and the external services of the Buildings Board.
Accountants are authorized to use these advances of funds for the payment of certain expenses relating to accepted invoices (or accepted documents that may take place, such as claims of receivables or claims of payment) that do not exceed 5,500 EUR (excluding VAT) per expenditure, payable on a one-time basis and do not relate in any way to a contract of work, services and supplies in the amount above.
The "Instruction for Fund Advances", approved by the Director General of the Buildings Board at 27/08/2007, determines the nature of the expenditures payable through advances of funds.
Art. 2.19.15
Within the limits of the credit set out in section 511.06 of the 2016 budget of the Buildings Board, a grant may be granted to a.s.b.l. "Social Service of Horizontal Federal Public Services and the Buildings Board".
Art. 2.19.16
By derogation from section 2 of the law of 1er April 1971, establishing a Buildings Board, the Buildings Board is authorized to take charge of the costs related to the rent of the building occupied by the Autonomous Competition Authority.
Art. 2.19.17
By derogation from section 2 of the law of 1er April 1971, establishing a Buildings Board, the Buildings Board is authorized to make a financial contribution to the cost of the maintenance and maintenance of the Accademia Belgica building in Rome.
By derogation from Article 66 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the Federal State, advances of up to EUR 10,000 can be made to the accountant of the Strategic Cell of the Secretary of State for Foreign Trade, deputy to the Minister for Foreign Trade -, to the effect of paying - possibly through advances - the receivables not exceeding an Exceptional amount of EUR 5500 - out of T.
Section 21. - Pensions
Art. 2.21.1
The initial budget of the Public Sector Pension Service for 2016, annexed to this Act, is approved.
This budget is for revenues of EUR 14,964,088,000, of which EUR 14,924,000 is for revenue related to legal missions and EUR 39,284,000 for service management revenues. Expenditures amount to EUR 14,964,088,000, of which EUR 14,924,000 for statutory duties and EUR 39,284,000 for service management expenditures.
Art. 2.21.2
The Grand Account Cash Book 466515 - "FPS Finance - Treasury - SCDF - Salaries and other fixed expenses for public sector pension service staff (PSS)" - on which are charged from 1er January 2006 the salaries of staff appointed on a final and contractual basis by the Public Sector Pension Service may be charged up to 20% of the management costs of this Service.
Section 23. - SPF Employment, Labour and Social Concertation
Art. 2.23.1
By derogation from section 66 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal state, advances of up to EUR 10,000 may be made to the Accountant of the Department-Management Bodies -, to the effect of paying - possibly through advances - receivables not exceeding EUR 5,500 - excluding VAT, as well as expenses of an emergency nature.
By derogation from Article 66 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the Federal State, advances of up to EUR 10,000 can be made to the accountant of the Strategic Cell of the Vice-Premier and Minister of Employment, Economy and Consumers, responsible for External Trade -, to the effect of paying - possibly in the form of advances -
By derogation from Article 66 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the Federal State, advances of up to EUR 10,000 may be made to the accountant of the Strategic Cell of the Secretary of State for Foreign Trade, deputy to the Minister for Foreign Trade -, to the effect of paying - possibly through advances - the receivables not exceeding an Exceptional amount of EUR 5,500 - excluding T.
Art. 2.23.2
Within the limits of the basic allowances concerned, the following subsidies may be granted:
PROGRAMME 40/0 - SERVICES OF THE CHAIRMAN
- Grant for the SPF Staff Association Employment, Work and Social Concertation;
- Individual interventions to staff.
PROGRAMMA 40/2 - DIVERSITY, INTERCULTURALITY AND EQUALITY OF CHANCES
- Grants to private organizations in the context of diversity, interculturality and equal opportunities;
- Holding at the Inter-Federal Centre for Equal Opportunities and Combating Racism and Discrimination;
- Federal Centre for Migration Analysis, Protection of the Fundamental Rights of Aliens and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings;
- Grants to public bodies in the context of diversity, interculturality and equal opportunities;
- At the Institute for the Equality of Women and Men;
- Provision of a grant to the three specialized reception centres in the fight against human trafficking, i.e.:
o Sürya Centre;
o Pag-Asa Centre;
O Payoke Centre.
PROGRAMMA 40/6 - FEDERAL PUBLIC CONTRIBUTION BELGE AU FONDS SOCIAL EUROPEEN
- Subsidies to ALS as part of the federal contribution "operational program 2007-2013";
- Grants to universities as part of the federal contribution "operational program 2007-2013".
PROGRAMME 51/1 - CONCERTATION AND SOCIAL CONCILIATION
- The National Labour Council.
PROGRAMME 52/0 - SUBSISTANCE PROGRAMME
- Grant for the Association of Heads of Service, Safety and Hygiene of Belgium.
PROGRAMME 52/1 - ACTIONS FOR THE SOCIAL, MORAL AND INTELLECTUAL PROMOTION OF WORKERS
- Expenditures of any kind related to the award of prices of the Higher Council for Safety, Hygiene and Places of Work and the General Directorate for the Control of Well-being at Work;
- The Royal Institute of Labour Elites;
- Grant to representative organizations of workers referred to in Article 3 of the Act of 5 December 1968 on collective labour agreements and joint commissions.
PROGRAMME 56/1 - INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION
- Participation in the United Nations social workers exchange programme;
- Participation in the implementation of bilateral social collaboration initiatives established by the International Labour Organization or with a third country;
- Grants to international organizations (B.I.T., Council of Europe, European Organisations...), to recognized or accredited non-governmental organizations, to Belgian research institutes;
- Financial contributions to small-scale interventions via the Belgian Technical Cooperation SA.
Art. 2.23.3
In addition to an amount set by the Minister of Employment, the social partners designated by the Minister may obtain the reimbursement of the theoretical and practical training they organize in the context of bilateral social collaboration.
Art. 2.23.4
The Minister of Employment, after agreement with the Minister of Budget, is authorized to transfer, on the basis of a reasoned opinion of his department, within the framework of the debts of the promoters of projects prior to 1990 relating to the expenses of the past arising from the management of the European Structural Funds and in particular the European Social Fund for which the European Commission has operated, under the regulation (EC,Euratom)N° 1605
Art. 2.23.5
In derogation from Article 62, § 1er, the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal state, and Article 1 of the Organic Law of 27 December 1990 creating budgetary funds, the available resources of the Organic Fund "Professional Experience Fund" (Professional Experience Fund) (Program 52/3) are disaffected and added to the general resources of the Treasury.
Section 24. - SPF Social security
Art. 2.24.1
By derogation from section 66 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the federal government's budget and accounting, advances of up to EUR 5,000 may be made to the department's accountants, as a result of paying claims for all service fees, allowances and allowances of any kind not exceeding EUR 1,000.
Authorization is given to these accountants to make the necessary advances to officials and experts on mission abroad, even if these advances are greater than EUR 1,000.
Payment of expert fees from other countries and fees resulting from arrangements with foreign countries may also be made in advance of funds, regardless of the amount.
Art. 2.24.2
Credits for various expenses of the social service can be used as a subsidy to the ABL "Social Service of the SPF Social Security and the SPF Public Health, Safety of the Food Chain and Environment".
Art. 2.24.3
Within the limits of the basic allowances concerned, the following subsidies may be awarded:
PROGRAMME 21/5 - ICT
Subsides the General Secretariat of Benelux.
PROGRAMME 55/2 - HANDICAPES
Subsidies to organizations, institutions, associations and groups that through study, information or other social activities, contribute to the integration of persons with disabilities (studies, research, study days, various interventions, information and propaganda on the policy of persons with disabilities...)
PROGRAMME 57/2 - GENERAL OF THE FAMILY
Subsidies to organizations, institutions, associations and groups that through the study, information or other social activities are active in the field of family policy.
PROGRAMME 57/3 - INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Subsidies to the OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) and the ISSA (International Social Security Association).
PROGRAMME 58/1 - STUDY OF SOCIAL POLICY
Subsidies to organizations, institutions, associations and groups that through study, information or other social activities, contribute to the promotion of social progress (studies, research, study days, various interventions, information and propaganda about the various branches of social security...)
Subsidies to public social security institutions (IPSS) and public social security organizations pursuant to section 2-04-3 of this Act.
PROGRAMME 58/4 - DOTATIONS AND SUBSIDES
Subsides to the ASBL SIGeDIS for the management of the data bank: "Constitution of supplementary pensions".
PROGRAMME 59/1 - GUERRE VICTIMS
Subsidies to support the social action of certain federations and works in favour of the victims of war and their beneficiaries.
Art. 2.24.4
By derogation from article 61, first paragraph, of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal state, basic allowance 55 31 34.31.06 "Payment of allowances to persons with disabilities under the Act of 27 February 1987" may present a debiting position in commitment and liquidation.
Art. 2.24.5
Expenditures for support allowances "Awards to Aged Persons (AAP)" that the Social Security SPF will make out of budget on behalf of the Communities will be limited based on revenues paid by the corresponding Community.
Art. 2.24.6
The Federal Office of the Plan receives an allocation within the limits of the available credits to be charged with the basic allowance 24.57.51.41.40.02 of the Federal Public Service budget Social security for the 2016 budget year for its mission as secretariat of the Accompaniment Committee of the Centre d'Expertise as established by the Act of 21 May 2015 establishing a National Committee of Pensions, anise
Section 25. - SPF Public Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment
Art. 2.25.1
Credits for various expenses of the social service may be used as a subsidy to the A.S.B.L. "Social Service of the Public Health SPF, Safety of the Food and Environment Chain and SPF Social Security".
Art. 2.25.2
Within the relevant basic allowances, the following subsidies may be granted:
PROGRAMME 21/0 - SERVICES OF THE CHAIRMAN
Grants, contributions as a member country or participation in operating costs for the benefit of international organizations in the field of public health.
Subsidies to organizations based in Belgium and working with international organizations in the field of public health.
Subsidies for direct financing of meetings in Belgium of experts from international organizations on public health, food chain protection and the environment.
PROGRAMME 40/0 - SUBSISTANCE PROGRAMME
Subside for Sport and Culture.
PROGRAMME 51/3 - SUBSTANCE, CHRONIC AND PERSONS
Subsidies as compensation to live organ donors.
PROGRAMME 51/4 - PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTH
Subsidies for the pilot project "alcohol link, detection and intervention of alcohol problems in patients in emergency services in hospitals".
Subside for the creation of a cell of expertise on "Fetal Alcohol Syndrome" in a hospital.
Subside for post-cure abuse and alcohol dependence pilot project including a new quality analysis model.
Subside for a project to promote accessibility to narcotics, under the control of international conventions.
Subside for the implementation of a psychotropic monitoring system.
Subsidies for the implementation of the medical guideline on depression.
Subsidies for the development and implementation of initiatives for the proper use of benzodiazepines.
Subsidies for physician training initiatives on adequate care for stressful life events in patients.
Subsidies for initiatives supporting the implementation of the major depression protocol.
Subsidies for the implementation of recommendations to reduce treatment gap alcohol.
Subsidies for the organization of ongoing training for physicians on the medical and social care of patients in substitution treatment.
Subsidies to professional associations of social workers in hospitals.
PROGRAMME 52/1 - BASIC HEALTH
Subsidies to the Public Health Schools of Universities, the University Departments of General Medicine, the Nursing Departments of the High Schools or Universities and all associations of health care professionals for their work:
o contribute to a better organization of the various health care professionals;
o work to improve their skills;
o developing policies that contribute to increasing their effectiveness;
o develop synergies and complementarities between these professionals within a network including the 3 care lines and the social sector.
Subsidies for the modernization of medical practice and multidisciplinary collaboration, taking into account the evolution of the health care sector, demographic evolution and information technology, as well as the national and international context.
Grants to university or interuniversity centers of general medicine for the training and scientific supervision of internship masters.
Subsidies to encourage initiatives taken in the context of public health information study and dissemination days.
Subsidies to improve the collection of cancer data.
Subsidies to stimulate the knowledge of the Evidence-Based Practice and its application in the various disciplines of care in Belgium.
Subsides at the Royal Academy of Medicine in Belgium for the award of quinquennial prizes in medical sciences.
PROGRAMME 52/2 - CRISE MANAGEMENT
Subside to the Red Cross Belgium/Rode Kruis Vlaanderen.
Subside medical-ambulatory schools.
Subside to the Anti-Poison Center.
PROGRAMME 54/0 - SUBSISTANCE
Mandatory subsidies to international organizations pursuant to Article 39 of the cooperation agreement of 18/06/2003 between the Federal Government and the Regions.
Amounts, inter alia, due by the State, following convictions in court cases or in compensation for animals that have been subject to a slaughter order or a death order for diseases, as set out in chapter III of the Animal Health Act of 24 March 1987, in particular the measures and allowances under section 8 of the said Act, for the species for which it has not paid
Grants as a share in operating costs to the OECD International Organization - Pesticide Program - in which DG4 has a representation.
Subsidies to various associations for the supervision and/or support of citizen initiatives under the federal policy "Pets, Plants and Food".
PROGRAMME 54/1 - SANITARY POLICY
Subsidies as a share of operating costs to international organizations O.I.E. - EPPO and FAO in which DG4 has a representation.
PROGRAMME 54/3 - ALIMENTATION AND OTHER CONSOMMATION PRODUCTS
Subsidies to the ASBL "NUBEL" with a view to developing a scientific database on the nutritional composition of foods present in the Belgian market.
Grants to CIRIHA (Information and Research Centre on Intolerance and Food Hygiene).
Grants for studies necessary to implement the European Union Directives and Regulations.
PROGRAMME 55/1- MULTILATERAL AND STRATEGIC AFFAIRS
Subsidies as participation in operating and executing costs or contributions to international organizations in the implementation of conventions or protocols signed by Belgium for the protection of man and the environment in the areas of air and water pollution, acidification, climate change, chemicals, biocides, nanotechnologies, mercury, whales and biodiversity, other products (OESO, SAICM, UNEP, UN ECE, International Whaling Commission, Secretariat of the Antarctic Treaty, CCAMLAR....).
Contributions to the operating costs of or contributions to European or international organizations in accordance with commitments, conventions or environmental protocols: EU REDD+ facilities,etc.
Subsidy to CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (UNEP/CITES).
Subsidies as participation in OECD/IUCN/UNESCO/CIB/CEEWeb/UNEP and NU bioprospecting activities ea.
Subsides as participation in the OSCE project and subsidies for capacity building projects.
Subsidies to scientific collaboration with some institutions in the fight against pollution and safety of risk industries.
Access to Information Subsidies, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (EEB).
Subsidies to national and international associations/organizations active in the field of the environment. (Natuurpunt, Natagora, Greenpeace Belgium, asbl Forum des Juges de l'UE pour l'Environnement ea).
Subsidies to initiatives related to symposia and awareness-raising campaigns, study days and dissemination of information on awareness-raising of environmental issues (including CITES); scientific collaboration with some institutions/organizations + structural funding of the NGO platform composed of the 4 coordinating bodies of Belgian NGOs for the environment, as a point of contact for their members on the plan of coordination of European environmental policy and
Biodiversity Awareness Grants (including CITES) and the Environment Component of Sustainable Development
International networks of the UCN World Conservation Union, Impel ea.
Grants to inter-union employment and environment networks. (BRAL, Arbeid en Milieu, RW Rise CEPAG, RW RISE FEC, RBC CCB, RBC Labour Foundation University, RBC Well Being Employees, CGSLB, International Polar Foundation).
Subsidies to public sector associations/organizations (IRSNB).
Subsidies for direct funding of meetings in Belgium, experts from international organizations on public health and environmental issues (including CITES).
Subsides as a contribution to the conservation of the marine fauna and flora of Antarctica.
Operating and investment subsidies for ecological projects.
Subsidies to universities.
PROGRAMME 55/2 - CLIMATIC CHANGEMENTS (KYOTO)
Grants for the financing of organizations and associations (among other contributions Climate Action Network Europe asbl, Carbon Watch asbl, subsidies for local information evenings...).
Subside to the Social Service asbl.
Subsidies for the operation of international organizations (e.g. contribution to the UNFCCC Trust Fund for Supplementary Activities) and to the UNFCCC Trust Fund for Participation (UNFCCC Trust Fund for Participation) for the activities organized by the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change including the connection of the national registry to the International Transaction Log (ITL Fee) /UNFCC, grant to the global forum OECD CCXG e.a.
Grants for the operation of international cooperation, partnerships and networks (including Climate Justice Dialogue, Center for Clean Air Policy, MRV Partnerschip)
Subsidies as participation in OECD activities/projects.
Subsidies for public institutions.
Subsidies for direct financing of meetings in Belgium, experts from international organizations on climate change policy.
Operating and investment grants for green projects, energy-saving projects and renewable energy projects.
PROGRAMME 55/3 - STANDARDS OF PRODUCTS
Subsidies to associations/organizations related to awareness-raising campaigns, days of information and awareness-raising activities on products that are more environmentally friendly (as reflected in the scope of the Act of 21/12/98 on product standards), energy saving products, environmentally friendly products, sustainable or environmentally friendly construction and the promotion of efficient products and appliances. (Nature and Progress Netwerk Bewust Verbruiken/infolabel asbl ea).
Grants and/or awards to companies established in Belgium that take into account, in the development of their products, ecological aspects such as sustainable development, eco-efficiency, IPP, LCA, ea. (Support for the development of eco-design in Belgium).
Subsidies for the promotion of energy efficient devices/products (time to change).
PROGRAMME 55/4 - FEDERAL DEVELOPPEMENT DURABLE
Press Awards for Sustainable Development by the CFDD.
PROGRAMME 55/5 - MILIEU MARIN
Grants as participation in costs of operation and execution of or contributions to international organizations pursuant to conventions or protocols signed by Belgium for the protection of the marine environment (e.a. OSPAR Commission, RAMSAR, ASCOBANS, BONN Agreement, Convention de la Meuse, Convention de l'Escaut,,AEWA, UN Regular process).
Subsidies to national and international associations/organizations active in the field of the marine environment and the fight against pollution of the North Sea.
Subsidies to initiatives related to symposia and awareness-raising campaigns, study days and the dissemination of information on raising awareness of marine issues, scientific collaboration with some institutions/organizations.
Subsidies to public sector associations/organizations.
Subsidies to scientific cooperation with some institutions for the protection of the marine environment and/or for the creation of marine protected areas.
Subsides for both the private and public sector as an intervention in the costs related to the commitments and/or investments undertaken by these institutions in the fight against pollution to hydrocarbons and other pollutions as well as for the protection of the marine environment (among other subsidies to the asbl "Revalidation center for birds and wild animals in Ostende", Subsides to the European project "Integrated management of western coastal zones" ("
Subsidies related to the organization of awareness within the framework of the production of energy at sea and the resulting impacts on the marine environment.
Subsidies for direct financing of meetings in Belgium, experts from international organizations on the policy of the marine environment.
Grants for capacity building projects.
Subsidies as participation in UN activities.
Grants as Participation in IUCN projects and contributions related to the organization of international meetings abroad.
PROGRAMME 55/8 - ENVIRONMENTAL FUNDS
Grants associations/organizations, aids/subsidies related to the seal action plan and other projects related to the marine environment/marine biodiversity.
PROGRAMMA 55/9 - FONDS RESPONSABILIZATION CLIMAT
Transfer of income to regions.
PROGRAMME 56/1 - NATIONAL RESEARCH
Subsidies for basic scientific research and international exchange of data on recent developments and problems in the field of prophylaxis, hygiene, food hygiene and pharmacy.
PROGRAMME 56/2 - SUPERITORY COUNCIL AND CONTRACTUAL RESEARCH
Award by the Higher Health Council.
National funding to the Medical Scientific Research Fund.
Subsidies to scientific research on food security and animal health policy for U.E. institutions.
Subsidies to scientific research on food security and health policy for international institutions other than U.E. institutions.
Subsidies to scientific research on food security and health policy for ALS.
Subsidies to scientific research on food security and health policy for SPF SPSCAE scientific institutions.
Subsidies to scientific research on food security and health policy for subsidized free education.
Subsidies to scientific research on food security and health policy for public law institutions, universities in the Communities and their ABLs.
Subsidies to scientific research on food security and health policy for regional scientific institutions.
PROGRAMME 56/3 SCIENTIFIC INSTITUT DE LA SANTE PUBLIQUE (ISP)
Subsides for the Biosafety-House organization (BCH).
Subsidies for disease surveillance such as Creutzfelt-Jakob, measles and poliomyelitis.
Art. 2.25.3
The budget of the Federal Agency for Food Chain Safety for the year 2016 is approved, annexed to this Act.
This budget amounts to 189.424.101 EUR and costs to 188.527.914 EUR.
Art. 2.25.4
The provision in A.B. 25.52.21.0100.01 - (3,463 of EUR 1600 in commitment and liquidation credits) may be apportioned as required, in the course of 2016, on the most appropriate basic allocations of the Inland SPF budget and the Public Health SPF, Safety of the Food Chain and Environment, for the financing of the expenses of the project 1733, by Royal Health initiative to the Public Health
Art. 2.25.5
The budget of the Federal Agency for Drugs and Health Products for the year 2016 is approved, annexed to this Act.
This budget amounts to 74,746,108 EUR and to 74,746,108 EUR.
Art. 2.25.6
By derogation from section 52, paragraph 1, 1°, of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal State and by derogation from paragraph 3 of article 1-01-3 of this Act, the commitment credits of the basic allowances referred to therein may also be redistributed with the basic allowance 56/42.72.00.01.
Art. 2.25.7
By derogation from section 52 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal state, the Chairman of the Management Committee may, after favourable opinion of the Inspector of Finance and the agreement of the Chairman of the Management Committee of the SPF Budget and Management Control, redistribute the commitment credits on the one hand and liquidation on the other, regardless of the amount, between the allowances of the
25.56.23.3510.01
25.56.23.3540.01
25.56.23.4130.01
25.56.23.4430.01
25.56.23.4500.02
25.56.23.4524.02
25.56.23.4525.02
25.56.23.4526.02
25.56.23.4500.01
25.56.23.4534.01
25.56.23.4535.01
Art. 2.25.8
The proceeds for order made under the Crisis and Resident Management are carried out using account 25.87.01.07.13 B of the "Treasury Order Operations" section.
They may be used to cover all management costs arising from these activities.
Art. 2.25.9
The order revenue transactions carried out under "Euphresco" are carried out using account 25.87.02.40.49 B of the "Treasury Order Operations" section.
They may be used to cover all management costs arising from these activities.
Art. 2.25.10
The proceeds for order made under the Vesalius Document and Information Center (VDIC) are carried out using account 87.02.39.48 B of the "Treasury Operations" section.
They may be used to cover all management costs arising from these activities.
Art. 2.25.11
Revenue operations for order carried out under the "Personnel-Expert" framework are carried out using account 87.09.70.03 B of the "Treasury Operations" section.
They may be used to cover all management costs arising from these activities.
Art. 2.25.12
The order revenue operations carried out in connection with the sanitary inspection of the port of Antwerp are carried out using account 87.02.20.29.C of the section "Treasury operations".
They may be used to cover all management costs arising from these activities.
Art. 2.25.13
Revenue transactions for order made in the context of contributions to the secretariat of the High Council of Health are carried out using account 87.01.03.09.B of the "Treasury Operations" section.
They may be used to cover all management costs arising from these activities.
Art. 2.25.14
The proceeds for order made for the benefit of the Belgian Red Cross from the insurance sector are carried out using account 87.59.52.89.B of the section "Treasury Operations".
They may be used to cover the expenses of the Belgian Red Cross as provided for in the law of 7 August 1974 and its enforcement orders.
Art. 2.25.15
A balance of EUR 99,272.29 from the Fund deleted "Medication Fund" will be transferred to the Treasury.
Art. 2.25.16
In derogation from Article 62, § 3 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal state, the following budgetary funds are included in the table annexed to the Act of 27 December 1990 creating the budgetary funds:
- 25-4: Fund for raw materials and products;
- 25-5: Fund for the Production and Protection of Plants and Plants;
- 25-6: Budget Fund for the Health and Quality of Animals and Animals;
are budgeted for the Federal Food Chain Safety Agency (AFSCA) (parastatal A).
Section 32. - SPF Economy, SMEs, Average Classes and Energy
Art. 2.32.1
§ 1. By derogation from Article 66 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the Federal State, advances may be made.
Advances may be made to the relevant extraordinary accountants, designated as part of Belgium's participation in international exhibitions, up to the level of the budgetary appropriations provided for this purpose and up to the level of the variable credits available for this purpose on the Fund for the Organization of International Exhibitions.
§ 2. Under the control of the Minister or his representative, subject to further justification by the Department and within the limits of budgetary appropriations, advances may be made available to the Treasures, designated by the Minister, to the International Exhibitions for the execution of expenditures.
Dependant payments of funds available on the variable credits of program 44/7 (International Exhibition Organization Fund) may be made, regardless of the amount, in advance of funds.
The potential balance of these advances as at December 31, 2015 may be used for 2016 expenditures.
Art. 2.32.2
The budget of the Federal Office of the Plan for the year 2016 annexed to this Act is approved.
This budget is for revenues of EUR 10,367,000 and for expenditures of EUR 10,367,000.
Art. 2.32.3
Within the limits of the basic allowances concerned, the following subsidies may be awarded:
PROGRAMME 21/1 - AID TO ALL DEPARTMENTS
Miscellaneous social service expenses, other than property purchases.
PROGRAMME 21/4
SUBVENTIONS A DES ORGANISMES EXTERNES
1) Intervention in the costs of publishing reports and studies as well as in the costs of organizing conferences and seminars.
(2) Grant to the permanent office of the Standing International Commission (I.C.) for the portable firearms test.
(3) Holding at the Institute for National Accounts (ICN).
PROGRAMME 21/5 - COMMUNICATION
Economic events (Royal Decree of 9 April 1962) both in Belgium and abroad (participations, various interventions, purchase or rental of equipment).
PROGRAMME 41/1
Offering to the Autonomous Authority of Competition.
PROGRAMME 42/3 - FINANCING OF THE NUCLEAR PASSIF
1) Funding of the public body O.N.D.R.A.F;
2) Holding at the Nuclear Energy Study Centre (NCE) for the financing of social liabilities;
3) Holdings to the O.N.D.R.A.F. for the Nuclear Liability Fund.
PROGRAMME 42/4 - SOCIAL POLICY IN ENERGY MATIERE
Fund social mazout.
PROGRAMME 42/5 - SUBVENTIONS A DES ORGANISMES EXTERNES
(1) Grant to the Interuniversity Institute of Nuclear Sciences (I.I.S.N.);
(2) Merger research and related research;
3) Belgium's contribution to R. & D programmes in the field of energy;
4) Charges to the Belgian State under its participation in the joint venture "Joint European Torus";
5) Economic assistance to Eastern European countries;
(6) Belgium ' s contribution to the European Centre for Nuclear Research (C.E.R.N.) in Geneva;
7) Grant to the Institute of Radio Elements (I.R.E.);
(8) Grant for investments at the Institute of Radio Elements (I.R.E.);
9) Grant to the Nuclear Energy Study Centre (NCE);
(10) Grant for exceptional investments to be made by the Nuclear Energy Study Centre (NCE);
(11) Grant to the Institute of Radio Elements (I.R.E.) for specific operating expenses;
12) Grant to the International Energy Agency (IEA);
(13) Presentation;
14) Halden Project;
IRENA;
16) CEN - Myrha;
17) Supplementary grant to IIRE for the implementation of new studies, new investments and projects;
18) Grant to the International Energy Forum;
19) Grant for the physical protection of the ENC;
(20) IRE Physical Protection Grant;
21) AEN Group - isotopes radio.
PROGRAMME 42/8 - CONTRIBUTION OF BELGIUM ON ACTIVITIES OF THE COMMON COMPANIES FOR ITER AND OTHER FUSION ACTIVITIES
1) Grant to AGORIA for the contact cell;
2) Direct contribution to ITER joint venture;
3) Grant to the Royal Military School (research activities);
(4) Grant to the Royal Military School (Prototypes);
5) Contribution Euratom / Japan.
PROGRAMME 43/3 - PROTECTION OF THE RIGHT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
(1) Cotization of Belgium at the World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva;
(2) EPO: Research Reports;
(3) Subside UPOV;
(4) Subside Unified Patent Court (UPC).
PROGRAMME 43/4
Retribution concession distribution newspapers and periodicals.
PROGRAMME 44/6 SUBVENTION A DES ORGANISMES EXTERNES
Subsidy of a.s.b.l. Belgian Bioindustries Association (B.B.A.).
PROGRAMME 44/7 - DISTRIBUTION AND EXHIBITIONS
Grant to the International Exhibition Office in Paris.
PROGRAMME 45/1 - SUBVENTIONS FOR EXTERNAL AND OTHER BODIES
1) Grants for the promotion of SMEs and Independents.
PROGRAMME 46/4 - SUBVENTIONS A DES ORGANISMES EXTERNES
(1) Grant to international metrological organizations (OIML, BIPM, EMRP);
(2) Grant to international associations active in the field of certification and accreditation (EA, IAF, ILAC, WELMEC, EURAMET);
3) Grant to the International Cold Institute (I.I.F.).
PROGRAMME 46/5 - NORMALISATION
(1) Pre-Normative Research Grant;
(2) Specific actions of the Collective Centres for Small and Medium Enterprises;
3) Grant to the Normalization Office (N.B.N.).
PROGRAMME 48/4 - SUBVENTIONS TO EXTERNAL BODIES AND ECONOMIC MANIFESTMENTS
(1) Grant to the International Statistical Institute in The Hague;
2) Grant to the Belgian Society of Demographics;
(3) Grant to the Belgian Statistical Society;
4) XBRL.
PROGRAMME 49/0 - SUBSISTANCE PROGRAMME
(1) Bel - IDB;
(2) Grant to representative patient associations.
PROGRAMME 49/1 - PROTECTION OF THE RIGHT TO CONSOMMATION
1) Grant to the ABL Association Belge de Recherche et d'Expertise des Organisations de Consommateurs (AB-REOC);
(2) Grants to associations in the context of consumer protection and information;
(3) Subsidy to a.s.b.l. "Commission des Litiges Voyages";
(4) Subsides to the Consumer Mediation Service.
PROGRAMME 49/3 - SUBVENTIONS A DES ORGANISMES EXTERNES
1) Contribution to the European Consumer Centre (Euroguichet);
(2) Credit Observatory;
3) Subside to Prosafe (Best practice market surveillance).
PROGRAMME 50/1 - CHARBONNAGE
Grants to coal-fired personnel affected by closure measures.
PROGRAMME 60/1 - BUREAU FEDERAL DU PLAN
The Federal Office of the Plan.
Section 33. - SPF Mobility and Transport
Art. 2.33.1
By derogation from section 66 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal state, advances of funds may be made to the accountants of the Federal Public Service Mobility and Transport, which are validated by the officer, officer of the Service, or by his or her delegate, and are attributed by the competent minister to cover the payment of the expenses that have been recovered below.
The accountant has a specific financial account, open to its name and on which the central accountant transfers the amount of the advance of funds from the Financial Expenditure Account of the Federal Public Service Mobility and Transport. This transfer is a purely financial operation.
The maximum amount for which an advance of small expenses may be awarded is EUR 5,000.
A small-cost supplementary fund advance may be requested when the balance of the means of payment on the accountant's financial account is EUR 2,500 or less.
The amount of a small expenditure cannot exceed 500 EUR VAT included.
The accountant may make available to staff members means of payment for small expenses, either in cash or via an electronic wallet or through a debit card.
The maximum amount for which an advance of funds for expenses under a foreign mission can be awarded is EUR 25,000.
A supplementary fund advance for these expenses may be requested when the balance of the means of payment on the accountant's financial account is EUR 10,000 or less.
The accountant may make available to public servants on mission abroad means of payment for expenses, in cash up to EUR 500, either via a debit card or via debit card.
An employee for whom means of payment have been made available by the accountant must justify his or her expenses by means of supporting documentation in order to demonstrate the expenditures in the accountant's management account. It shall pay the balance, without delay, of the advance of funds received and the expenses justified to the accountant of the relevant funds advances.
The Accountant shall record the expenditures made by the advances of funds on the appropriate commitment and liquidation credit.
If a fund advance or part of it is no longer required for the continuity of the service, the accountant shall remit the balance without delay on the account of the financial revenues of the centralizing accountant.
The Coordinator, a senior official of the Federal Public Service Mobility and Transport or his delegate, is responsible for the regular follow-up of requests and grants from accountants.
Accountants and their alternates are designated by the competent minister or his or her delegate. The designation order indicates the number of the financial account on which the accountant will receive his or her advance of funds and sets out the date on which the accountant manages it, in accordance with the rules established by the competent minister.
Art. 2.33.2
Within the limits of the basic allowances concerned, the following subsidies may be granted:
PROGRAMME 21/0 - SUBSISTANCE
Subsides at the SPF Social Service Mobility and Transport.
PROGRAMME 21/1 - STUDIES AND ACTIONS FOR MOBILITY AND TRANSPORT
Mobility and transport subsidies.
PROGRAMME 41/5 - ENTREPRISES PUBLIQUES
(1) Subsidies planned in execution of the management contract between the State and bpost;
(2) State contribution to Belgacom for the coverage of the social benefits granted under the PTS plan.
PROGRAMME 51/1 - RAIL TRANSPORT
(1) Subsidies planned for the execution of management contracts between the State and the Public Law Associations Infrabel and SNCB;
(2) Contribution of the State of Belgium in the expenses of the Central Office of International Rail Transport in Bern;
(3) Contribution to cover the operating costs of the HR rail public law SA.
PROGRAMME 51/8 - INTERMODALITY
Subsides related to the promotion of combined and diffuse transport.
PROGRAMME 52/1 - CONTRIBUTIONS TO INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
(1) Participation of Belgium in the operating costs of weather and safety stations in the North Atlantic Ocean;
(2) Contributions from Belgium to the International Organization of Civil Aviation (OACI), the European Commission for Civil Aviation (CEAC), FABEC (Functional Airspace Block Europe Central), the participation of Belgium in the operating costs ABIS.
PROGRAMME 52/2 - BELGOCONTROL
Cost reduction for the provision of terminal air navigation services at Belgian airports.
PROGRAMME 53/2 - CONTRIBUTIONS TO INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
(1) Memorandum of Entente de Paris concerning the control of ships by the State of the Port;
(2) International Maritime Organization (O.M.I.);
(3) Patrol services for iceberg observation in the North Atlantic.
PROGRAMME 55/2 - ACCORDANCES OF COOPERATION
Subsidies for the financing of initiatives under the Cooperation Agreement concluded on 15/09/1993 between the Federal State and the Brussels-Capital Region as supplemented by its successive amendments.
PROGRAMME 56/7 - IBSR
Subsidies to the ABL Belgian Institute for Road Safety.
PROGRAMME 57/0 - CELLULE PERMANENTE CHARGEE DE LA GESTION DU CADRE ORGANIQUE DISTINCT DU SERVICE PUBLIC FEDERAL MOBILITY AND TRANSPORT
Subsides at the SPF Social Service Mobility and Transport.
Art. 2.33.3
The means of the "remediation" account, coming from the "remediation of inland navigation" account of the former Regulator Office of Inland Navigation, may be used, up to the means available on the account, for the financing of projects for the benefit of Belgian inland navigation, in accordance with the cooperation agreement of 8 October 2010 between the Federal State and the Regions for the execution of the Regulations of the European Communities relating to a policy of capacity of the inland waterways inland waterways in the
The means of the Inland Navigation Fund as provided for in Article 3, paragraph 1er Regulation (EC) No. 718/1999 of the Council of 29 March 1999 on a policy of capacity of community fleets in inland navigation to promote inland water transport, including the latest modifications, as well as any subsequent regulation replacing the one mentioned above, dealing with the same matter, may be used for the execution of measures that are decided at the European level taking into account the provisions of Regulation 718/1999. The means will be used in accordance with the cooperation agreement of 8 October 2010 between the Federal State and the Regions for the implementation of the Regulations of the European Communities relating to a policy of capacity of the community fleets in inland navigation to promote inland water transport.
Art. 2.33.4
By derogation from section 62 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the federal budget and accounting, the available means of the organic funds mentioned below are partially disaffected and added to the general resources of the Treasury:
- those of the Fund for the Financing of the International Role and Capital of Brussels (Programme 55/2) up to EUR 143,000;
- those of the Fund relating to the operation of the Railway Transport Regulatory Service and the Brussels-National Airport Exploitation (Program 22/5) up to EUR 215,000;
- those of the Railway Safety Authority Operating Fund (Program 22/6) up to EUR 511,000;
- those of the Fund relating to the operation of the Railway Accident Investigation Organization (Program 22/1) up to EUR 37,000.
Art. 2.33.5
By derogation from section 52, paragraph 1er, 1° of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the Federal State, the following basic allowances can be redistributed between them and only between them:
AB 33 22 40 11.00.16 and AB 33 22 40 12.21.48.
Art. 2.33.6
Revenues for order made under the protocol of collaboration between the Federal State, the Flemish Region, the Walloon Region and the Brussels-Capital Region concerning the exercise of new regionalized competences in the areas of mobility, road safety and inland navigation for the transitional period from 1er July 2014 will be recorded on account 87.00.35.38 C of the "Fashion operations" section.
These revenues may be used to cover all management costs arising from the collaborative protocol.
Section 44. - SPP Social integration, poverty reduction and social economy
Art. 2.44.1
By derogation from section 66 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the federal government's budget and accounting, advances of up to EUR 20,000 may be made to the department's accountants, as a result of paying claims for all service costs, allowances and allowances of any kind not exceeding EUR 1,000
Authorization is given to these accountants to make the necessary advances to officials and experts on mission abroad, even if these advances are greater than EUR 1,000.
Payment of expert fees from other countries and fees resulting from arrangements with foreign countries may also be made in advance of funds, regardless of the amount.
Art. 2.44.2
Credits for various expenses of the social service can be used as a subsidy to the ABL "Social Service of the SPF Social Security and the SPF Public Health, Safety of the Food Chain and Environment".
Art. 2.44.3
Within the limits of the basic allowances concerned, the following subsidies may be awarded:
PROGRAMME 55/1 - EXISTENCE SECURITY
Subsidies to public social action centres (CPAS) for their mutual cooperation in the execution of their missions.
Grants to CPAS for the promotion of the social, cultural and sports participation of their users.
Grants to CPAS for the costs of the measures taken in the fight against the digital divide.
Grants to CPAS for the award of installation bonuses to people who lose their homeless status but who are not entitled to integration income.
Subsidies to CPAS for the delivery of important data for the policy on the right to social integration and financial social assistance.
Grants to CPAS for their costs when they intervene by advancing rental guarantees.
Grants to CPAS unions to support CPAS in carrying out their missions.
Grants encouraging days of study, research, dissemination of information on the fight against poverty.
Subsidies supporting integration initiatives in the society of certain groups that, due to financial, family or social circumstances, do not participate fully.
Subsidies to private organizations for the help they give to special target groups, such as the Belges repatriated.
Subsidies to the Poverty Reduction Service, CPAS, ASBLs as part of the Poverty Reduction Strategy.
Subsidies to local authorities, ASBLs and CPAS encouraging projects that are directed to social integration and social cohesion.
Granting of the Annual Poverty Reduction Award to a private or legal person (CPAS, ASBL, private enterprise, ...).
PROGRAMME 55/5 - POLICY OF GREAT
Subsidies to local authorities through local initiatives in social integration, security, employment, poverty alleviation, social economy and improved living conditions.
Subsidies to associations within the framework of urbanization and social cohesion.
Subsidies to CPAS for the additional workload resulting from regularized support.
Contributions to European cooperation agreements.
Subsidies to local authorities for urban prevention projects to combat insecurity.
PROGRAMME 56/5 - EUROPEAN INTEGRATION FUNDS 2007-2013
Subsides under federal programming 2007-2013.
Art. 2.44.4
The amounts paid to the P.C.A.S. in previous years under the Act of 2 April 1965 on the Care of Relief granted by the Public Social Assistance Centres, the Act of 7 August 1974 establishing the right to a minimum of means of existence and the law of 26 May 2002 on the right to social integration may be considered for the 2016 fiscal year as advances for the 2016 fiscal year.
Art. 2.44.5
The available balance of previous years under the law of 7 August 1974 establishing the right to a minimum of means of existence, and the law of 26 May 2002 concerning the right to social integration, may be used to cover the expenses inherent in the current fiscal year.
The available balance of previous years under the Act of 2 April 1965 on the care of relief provided by public welfare centres can be used to cover the expenses inherent in the current fiscal year.
Art. 2.44.6
§ 1. Licensing authorities are granted for the following organic funds up to the amounts indicated:
- European Fund for the Integration of Third Country Members (programme 56/5): EUR 18 000.
- European Fund for Assistance to the Poor (56/6) : EUR : 9 342 000 EUR
Any undertaking to be made under this article is subject to the visa of the contract controller.
§ 2. By derogation from section 62 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the federal budget and accounting, the following organic fund is authorized to present a debiting position in liquidation, which cannot exceed the amount mentioned:
- European Fund for Assistance to the Poor (programme 56/6, activities 1 and 2) : 10 341 000 EUR
Art. 2.44.7
§ 1. By derogation from section 52, paragraph 1, 1° of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal State and by derogation from section 1-01-3 of that Act, the commitment credits of the basic allowance 44.55.1.1.41.40.01 "Poverty-Basic Allowance Service" may be redistributed to the commitment credits of the basic allowances programme 57/1.
§ 2. By derogation from Article 52, paragraph 1, 2°, of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal State and by derogation from Article 1-01-3 of that Act, the appropriations of commitment on the one hand, and the credits of liquidation on the other, the basic allocations of Program 57/1 may not be redistributed from the said program to other programs in that section.
Section 46. - SPP Scientific policy
Art. 2.46.1
By derogation from section 66 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the federal budget and accounting of the State, advances may be made up for up to EUR 400,000, to the accountants of the SPP Scientific Policy and to the accountants of the institutions that fall under it.
With these advances, PPS accountants may make payment of claims of any kind, including the purchase of heritage furniture, not exceeding EUR 5,500.
The potential balance of these advances as at December 31, 2016 may be used for the 2017 expenditures.
Art. 2.46.2
By derogation from section 66 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the federal budget and accounting of the State, successive advances in an amount not exceeding EUR 2,500 may be made to the accountant responsible for the liquidation of relief and social benefits.
Art. 2.46.3
Within the limits of the basic allowances concerned, the following subsidies may be granted:
PROGRAMME 21/0 - DIRECTION AND MANAGEMENT
Grant to the Social Service of the Science Policy PPS.
PROGRAMME 60/1 - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE NATIONAL FRAMEWORK
1. Funding for R & D government impulse programs within the national framework.
2. Financing interuniversity attraction poles.
3. Financing of the technological attraction poles.
4. Financing studies, research and missions on behalf of third parties.
5. Financing of construction, management, operation and maintenance, as well as scientific projects related to the Belgian base in Antarctica.
6. Grants to Academia Belgica in Rome and the Belgian Historical Institute in Rome.
7. Heritage Grant of the Academy of Sciences of Outre-Mer.
8. Grant to the National Commissions under the joint auspices of the Academy of Sciences, Letters and Fine Arts of Belgium and the Koninklijke Academie voor Wetenschappen, Letteren en Schone Kunsten van België.
9. Grant for the recruitment of additional researchers at federal universities and scientific institutions as part of the measures to support the research policy in the multi-year employment plan.
10. Coverage of R-D expenditures of Airbus aircraft.
11. Provision to the Scientific and Technical Information Service (S.I.S.T.).
12. The Belgian television network "Belnet".
13. Membership in the Polar Secretariat.
14. Funding for scientific support to federal drug policy.
15. Financing of the programme for the return of Belgian scientific competence.
16. Grant to the Center for Nuclear Energy Studies (CEN) for the MYRRHA project.
PROGRAMME 60/2 - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN INTERNATIONAL FRAMEWORK
1. Funding for R & D government impulse programs in the international framework.
2. Belgian participation in the activities of the European Space Agency.
3. Belgian participation in bilateral or multilateral space projects (excluding ASE).
4. Participation in the Center for Optical Testing of the Centre Spatial de Liège (CSL)
5. Grants to intergovernmental scientific research and public service organizations.
6. Grants to international scientific research and public service organizations, groups and centres.
7. Grant awarded to the asbl "The Royal Academies of Sciences and the Arts of Belgium" to finance, among other things, contributions to international organizations related to the Royal Academy of Belgium and the "Koninklijke Academie van België" and to national committees related to it:
8 Grant to the Eureka Secretariat.
9. Grant to the von Karman Institute.
PROGRAMME 60/3 - FEDERAL AND ASSIMILES SCIENTIFIC ETABLEMENTS
1. Federal scientific institutions under the Minister of Science Policy.
2. Grant to the Study and Documentation Centre "Guerre and Contemporary Societies".
3. Funding for R & D actions of federal scientific institutions.
4. Specific allocation to federal scientific institutions.
5. Support activity for federal scientific institutions - additional staffing.
6. Grant to the International Centre for Studies for the Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM).
7. Grant to the Royal Cinema Library.
8. Archives of history and news.
9. Grant to the Cinema Museum.
10. Grant à l'asbl Decentralisation des films classique et contemporains.
11. Additional allocation to federal scientific institutions to strengthen their research capacity.
12. Funding for the digitalization of the collections of the Federal Scientific Establishments and the CEGES.
PROGRAMME 60/4 - ENSIGNMENT-FORMATION; EDUCATIVE ACTIVITIES
1. Grant to the Fondation Biermans-L apostle (Paris).
2. An exceptional grant to the Biermans-L apostle Foundation for the coverage of the loan refund.
3. Grants to the University Foundation.
4. Grant to the "Belgian-American Educational Foundation".
PROGRAMME 61/1 - CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
1. Grant to the Belgian Museum Friends Federation and other cultural support associations.
2. Grant to the Children's Museum.
3. Grant to the Belgian Centre for Musical Documentation (CEBEDEM).
4. Grant to concert associations meeting the criteria set out in the Royal Decree of 20 January 1956 defining the conditions for granting grants to concert associations.
5. Grant to the Musical Chapel "Reine Elisabeth".
6. Queen Elisabeth International Competition - Government Award.
7. Grant to the asbl "Jeune Philharmonie".
8. Fees for music promotion.
9. Fees related to the opening of the Royal Palace to the public.
10. Financing of the library of the Royal Conservatory of Music.
11. Grant to the "Fundation Europalia International".
PROGRAMME 61/2 - EXTERNAL RELATIONS
1. Grants to international youth organizations.
2. Belgian contribution to the financing of the "Commission for Educational Exchanges USA, Belgium, Luxemburg".
3. Grant to the Secretariat of the International Federation of Musical Youth.
4. Other international grants and contributions.
PROGRAMME 61/4 - ENSEIGNMENT-FORMATION (excluding Scientific Policy) AND SCOLARIAN INVESTMENTS
Grant to the SHAPE International School.
Art. 2.46.4
The commitment credits for the following expenses are allocated by decision of the Council of Ministers:
- Government impulses of R & D within the national framework (programme 60/1);
Interuniversity amusement poles (Program 60/1);
- Technology attraction poles (Program 60/1);
- coverage of R & D expenditures of Airbus aircraft (programme 60/1);
- Belgian participation in non-ASE bilateral or multilateral space projects (programme 60/2).
Art. 2.46.5
The Minister of Science Policy is authorized to waive, in accordance with the unanimous commitments of the member countries of the European Space Agency, the recovery of national fees and taxes affecting the cost of the work and supplies carried out in Belgium for this organization and whose payment in national currency or euro has been advanced to the dependant of its budget, and to repay to this organization in addition to the Belgian contribution, the amount of any national fees and taxes paid in national currency or euro by the aforementioned Agency.
Art. 2.46.6
By derogation from section 52, paragraph 1er, 1°, of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the Federal State, and of Article 1-01-3 § 2 of this Law, the commitment credits of the basic allowances 21.01.11.00.03 and 21.01.11.00.04 can be, by means of redistributions of basic allowances, transferred to basic allowances 60.11.11.00.16, 60.15.41.30.01,
Art. 2.46.7
The credits of Program 5 of Division 61 (Education and Culture) can be used to pay the fees of lawyers representing the State in the disputes related to the "loads of the past" of the former Ministry of Education/Onderwijs.
Art. 2.46.8
By derogation from Article 1-01-3 § 2 of this Law, the commitment credits of the basic allowances 60.31.41.00.10, 60.31.41.00.11, 60.32.41.00.14, 60.32.41.00.15, 60.32.41.00.16, 60.33.41.00.17, 60.33.41.00.18, 60.34.41.00.19, 60.34.41.00.20 and 60.34.41.00.22
Art. 2.46.9
Derogation from art. 52 of the Act of 22 May 2013 on the organization of the budget and accounting of the federal state, the favourable opinion of the inspection of Finance is sufficient for the competent minister, or his delegate, to carry out a new breakdown, between them and exclusively between them, of the appropriations of commitment on the one hand and of the liquidation credits on the other, of the following basic allowances:
- Basic allowance 46.60.11.45.00.51 with basic allowances 46.60.11.41.30.51, 46.60.11.11.17 and 46.60.11.12.11.18;
- Basic allowance 46.60.21.45.00.57 with basic allowances 46.60.21.41.30.57 and 46.60.21.12.11.19;
- Basic allowance 46.60.22.45.00.21 with basic allowances 46.60.22.41.30.21 and 46.60.22.12.11.21.
Art. 2.46.10
By derogation from section 62 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the federal budget and accounting, the available means of the organic funds mentioned below are partially disaffected and added to the general resources of the Treasury: Reimbursement of recoverable advances, royalties, and retributions for work performed on behalf of third parties (program 46/1) up to EUR 20 million.
Section 51. - Public debt
Art. 2.51.1
By derogation from section 52, first paragraph, 1° of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the federal government's budget and accounting, all commitment and liquidation credits listed in this section of the budget may, at the request of the Minister of Finance and with the agreement of the Minister of Budget, be redistributed to each other.
Art. 2.51.2
By derogation from articles 19 and 20 of the Act of 22 May 2003 on the organization of the accounting and budget of the federal state,
1. The Minister of Finance is authorized:
§ 1. to increase revenues in interest resulting from public debt management transactions contracted to a maximum of one year as well as interest revenues resulting from negative interest rates in the markets, in deduction from interest credits in the "public debt" section of the General Expenditures Budget.
§ 2. to increase capital revenues or capital expenditures relating to derivative financial instruments related to the borrowing dates, respectively, in deduction or dependant of the depreciation credits of the "public debt" section of the General Estimates.
§ 3. to increase capital revenues or capital expenditures relating to derivative financial instruments related to the issuance of borrowings, respectively, in the form of a majoration or deduction of the revenues of heading III - proceeds of borrowing - from the budget of the Ways and Means.
§ 4. in the case of col type options on the interest rate, to carry the premiums related to the purchase of "cap" options in deduction of the "floor" option sales premiums when the purchase and sale take place simultaneously and that the purchase premiums and sales premiums are mutually neutralized at the time of the transaction, giving rise to no movement of funds.
2. Expenditures in the "Public Debt" section of the General Estimates are simultaneously charged to the commitment credits and charged to the liquidation credits of the fiscal year in which these expenses are liquidated.
3. Not budgeted:
- The principal amounts of the emissions and loan refunds issued to one year at the most due date;
- the principal amounts of financial management operations referred to in Article 8, § 3 of the Ways and Means budget, contracted at the latest one year;
- the principal amounts of the credits to the maximum of one year due by the Treasury.
Section 52. - Financing of the European Union
Art. 2.52.1
The Minister of Finance may make advances for urgent payments resulting from Belgium's obligations at the European level and which are addressed to the Treasury Services responsible for European and international financial matters.
CHAPTER 3. - Estimated resources of the substantive budget
Art. 3-01-1
The means of organic budget funds are estimated in accordance with the table annexed to this Act.
CHAPTER 4. - Restitution and allocation funds
Art. 4-01-1
The transactions carried out on the restitution and allocation funds during the 2016 fiscal year are assessed in accordance with the table annexed to this Act.
Art. 4-01-2
The method of disposition of each of the funds mentioned in the tables annexed to this Act is set out next to the number of the article pertaining to each of them:
- the funds and accounts, which are prepared by the Minister of Finance, are indicated in letter B;
- the funds and accounts, which are directly disposed of by the accountants who made the revenues, are indicated in letter C.
CHAPTER 5. - Separate Management State Services
Art. 5-01-1
The budgets of the Separate Management State Services for the 2016 fiscal year are approved in accordance with the tables annexed to this Act.
Art. 5-01-2
The method of payment of the expenses of each of the Separate Management Services, as set out in the tables annexed to this Act, is indicated next to the number of the article pertaining to each of them:
- services, whose expenses are incurred by the Minister of Finance, are indicated in letter B;
- services, whose expenses are incurred directly by the accountants who made the revenues, are indicated in letter C.
Art. 5-01-3
By derogation from Article 16 of the Act of 28 June 1989 amending the Act of 28 June 1963 amending and supplementing the laws on State accounting, the provisions of Articles 1er and 5 of the same Act are not applicable in the 2016 fiscal year in respect of the Separate Management State Services that have no legal basis and whose estimation of operations is resumed in the budgetary tables annexed to this Act.
CHAPTER 6. - State enterprises
Art. 6-01-1
By derogation from Article 114 of the State Accounting Laws, coordinated on 17 July 1991, the capital transactions budget may include non-limitative credits. In this case, the wording mentions it. This option is limited to refunds and payments (articles 91.11 to 94.11 of the budget of the Royal Mint of Belgium).
Art. 6-01-2
The Royal Mint of Belgium is authorized in 2016 to offer coins or medals for a maximum amount of EUR 14,873.61.
Promulgate this Act, order that it be clothed with the seal of the State and published by the Belgian Monitor.
Given in Brussels on 18 December 2015.
PHILIPPE
By the King:
The Prime Minister,
Ch. MICHEL
Minister of Finance,
J. VAN OVERTVELDT
Minister of Budget
Ms. S. WILMES
Seal of the state seal:
Minister of Justice,
K. GEENS
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Documents: 54-1352 - 2015/2016.
Full report: 17 December 2015.

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