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10 AOUT 2015. - An Act to amend the Act of 21 March 1991 to reform certain economic public enterprises
PHILIPPE, King of the Belgians,
To all, present and to come, Hi.
On the proposal of the Minister responsible for the Belgian National Railway Company and competent for Infrabel,
We stopped and stopped:
The House of Representatives adopted and sanctioned the following:
. - General provisions
. This Act regulates a matter referred to in Article 74 of the Constitution.
CHAPTER 2. - Amendment of the Act of 21 March 1991 on reform of certain economic public enterprises
Art. 2. In section 47/1 of the Act of 21 March 1991 on the reform of certain economic public enterprises, inserted by the Act of 10 April 2014, the following amendments are made:
1° in paragraph 2, a paragraph to read is inserted between subparagraphs 1er
"In the event of a duly motivated emergency, the Minister may request the advice of the committee, which shall be decided within ten working days. Is considered a working day each calendar day other than a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. "
2° this article is supplemented by a paragraph 6, which reads as follows:
“§ 6. The SNCB and the committee agree on the modalities of their collaboration. These modalities are approved by the Minister.
In the event that there is no agreement between the SNCB and the committee within four months of the entry into force of this paragraph or in the event of a dispute over the need to amend the agreement or the amendments themselves, the Minister shall determine the modalities of their collaboration. "
3° the words "public companies providing rail transport services for passengers subject to public service missions" are each replaced by the words "companies providing rail transport services for passengers subject to public service missions".
4° the words "rail public company" are replaced by the words "rail company".
Art. 3. Paragraph 5, as amended by the Royal Decree of 11 December 2013, is replaced by the following:
“§ 5. Each year, the delegated administrator of the SNCB is heard by the House of Representatives.
During this hearing, the delegated administrator reports on the fulfilment by the SNCB of its public service missions. "
Art. 4. In section 213, of the Act, paragraph 5, is replaced by the following:
“§ 5. Each year, the deputy director of Infrabel is auditioned by the House of Representatives.
During this hearing, the Associate Administrator reports Infrabel's performance of his public service missions.
Each year, the Minister who has public enterprises in his or her duties and the Minister who has the regulation of rail transport in his or her duties report to the House of Representatives on the application of this title. "
Promulgate this law, order that it be clothed with the seal of the State and published by the Belgian Monitor.
Given to Poitiers on August 10, 2015.
By the King:
Minister of National Society
of Belgian and competent iron carriages for Infrabel,
(1) House of Representatives:
Documents: 54-1195 (2014/2015)
Full report: July 15-16, 2015.