Posted the: 2015-05-22 Numac: 2015022177 FEDERAL social security PUBLIC SERVICE May 21, 2015. -Law on the establishment of a national Committee of Pensions, a Centre of Expertise and an academic Board (1) PHILIPPE, King of the Belgians, to all, present and to come, hi.
The Chambers have adopted and we endorse the following: Chapter 1. -Available general Article 1. This Act regulates a matter referred to in article 74 of the Constitution.
Chapter 2. -National Committee of Arts pension. 2. it is established under the name of national Committee Pensions, hereinafter "The Committee", a consultative body that aims to deliver opinions on all proposals on pensions submitted by the Minister or ministers having pensions in their attributions. These opinions are rendered as reports outlining the different views expressed in his breast.
S. 3 § 1. The Committee consists of a president, a vice-president and twenty-four members.
Members, who vote are as follows: 1 ° eight members are chosen to represent the interests of workers. Five members represent the interests of workers in the private sector and three members represent the interests of the members of the staff of the public sector.
Members who represent the interests of workers in the private sector are presented on a double list by the organisations representing workers in the management of the national Office for Pensions Committee referred to in article 42 of the order royal No. 50 of 24 October 1967 on retirement and survival of salaried workers pension. The mandates are distributed between these organizations by royal decree deliberated in the Council of Ministers.
Members who represent the interests of the members of the staff of the public sector are presented on a double list by trade unions who sit in the Joint Committee across the public services referred to in article 3, § 1, 3 °, of the law of 19 December 1974 organizing the relations between public authorities and trade unions of the officials of these authorities. The mandates are distributed between these organizations by royal decree deliberated in the Council of Ministers;
2 ° eight members are chosen to represent the interests of employers and the self-employed.
The members are presented on a list double by organizations representing employers in the Management Committee of the national Board of the pension referred to in article 42 of the royal decree No. 50 of 24 October 1967 on retirement and pension survivorship of salaried workers and by organizations representing self-employed workers within the general Committee of management for the social status of self-employed persons referred to in chapter III of title III of the Act of 30 December 1992 establishing of social and various provisions. The mandates are distributed between the organizations determined by royal decree deliberated in the Council of Ministers.
3 ° eight members are chosen to represent the federal authority, including three representing the Minister or ministers having pensions in their attributions.
§ 3. The King rule, by Decree deliberated in the Council of Ministers, the terms of presentation and designation of the members.
§ 4. President and vice-president, who do not have voting rights, are appointed on the proposal of the Minister or ministers having pensions in their attributions by royal decree deliberated in the Council of Ministers.
5. As many alternate members that the Committee is composed of full members are designated. Their presentation and their designation shall be the same as those of members. Alternates entitled to vote when they replace a full member.
§ 6. The duration of the mandate of the president, Vice-President, members and alternate members is 5 years.
The terms are renewable.
S. 4. the secretariat of the national Council of labour, set up by the Act of May 29, 1952, and the central Council of the economy, established by the law of 15 December 2013 on the insertion of the book XIII "Consultation" in the Code of economic law, assume the secretariat of the Committee. These secretariats provide registry and commissary services, gather documentation, prepare studies and reports on the work of the Committee and support the work of the commissions. This mission is the subject of a subsidy whose amount is approved by the Minister or the Ministers having pensions in their attributions and who is enrolled in the budget of the Service public federal social security.
S. 5. the Committee shall establish its rules of procedure.
It is subject to the approval of the King.
The regulation provides, inter alia, the manner of appointment and the terms of functioning of an Executive Office, whose particular mission is: 1 ° to adopt the agenda of the meetings of the Committee;
2 ° coordinating the work of the Committee, including those of the committees;
3 ° to ensure the transmission of the reports adopted by the Committee;
4 ° to submit to the approval of the King of the amendments to the rules of procedure.
6. the Committee may call in consultation with representatives of Governments, public institutions and establishments of public utility, in the conditions that will determine the rules of procedure.
It may also appeal to people with specific skills for the consideration of specific issues, in the conditions that will determine the rules of procedure.
S. 7. the Centre of Expertise referred to in article 9 provides to the Committee any required technical assistance to enable it to carry out its work.
S. 8 § 1. The Committee may entrust all preparatory studies to one or more boards.
The Committee decided the setting up of the commission and its composition in the majority of two thirds of the full and alternate members which replace a full member. The Committee deliberates validly on the establishment of the commission and its composition only if half at least of actual or substitute members who replace a full member are present.
The commission shall report its work to the Committee.
2. People who do not sit on the Committee may be invited to sit on a Committee to be heard.
Representatives of employers, self-employed persons, members of staff in the public sector or private sector workers who don't have a seat on the Committee may be invited to sit on a Committee to be heard.
§ 3. The Committee entrusted the preparatory analysis of all issues concerning the pensions of the public sector to a special commission.
The representation of local and provincial authorities is provided in this Committee by the Chairman of the Committee of management of the Office of the special social security schemes.
The representation of the Regions and communities within this commission can be ensured by two representatives of the Flemish authority, a representative of the French community, a representative of the Walloon Region, a representative of the Brussels-Capital Region and a representative of the German-speaking community.
Chapter 3. -Centre of Expertise s. 9. the body of knowledge available from the different administrations, public institutions pensions and public utilities is grouped under the name "Centre of Expertise".
10. in order to ensure the pooling of these different knowledge and coordination between them, there is hereby established a Committee in support of the Centre of Expertise.
S. 11. the accompanying Committee is composed as follows: 1 ° a representative of the Minister or ministers having pensions in their roles and responsibilities;
2 ° the Deputy Head of the national Office for Pensions;
3 ° the Deputy Head of the Pensions of the Public sector Service;
4 ° the Deputy Head of the National Institute of social insurance for self-employed workers;
5 ° the Deputy Head of the Office of the special social security schemes;
6 ° a representative of the federal Planning Bureau.
S. 12. the federal Planning Bureau, established by chapter IV of title VIII of the Act of 21 December 1994 amending of social and various provisions, is responsible for the secretariat of the Committee for support.
S. 13. all knowledge including administrations, public institutions and public utilities have and which are necessary for the execution by the Committee in support of its missions are available to it by these agencies and institutions on request.
S. 14. the Centre of Expertise provides to the Minister or Ministers in charge of the pension their any technical assistance required for the assessment and the concrete implementation of proposals on pension.
Chapter 4. -Council academic art.
15. it is established under the name of Academic Council, hereinafter "Council", a body which has the mission to submit to the Minister or ministers having pensions within their remit, either initiative or at the request of a scientific opinion supported on all pension proposals.
16. the Council is composed of twelve members appointed by royal decree deliberated in the Council of Ministers chosen for their scientific expertise in pension.
S. 17. the King appoints the president of the Board from among the members that compose.
S. 18. the King determines the benefits enjoyed by members.
S. 19. the term of office of the members of the Council
is 5 years old.
The mandate is renewable.
S. 20. the Centre of Expertise referred to in article 9 provides to the Council any technical assistance required to enable it to carry out its work.
Promulgate this Act, order that it self under the seal of the State and published by le Moniteur.
Given to Brussels, May 21, 2015.
PHILIPPE by the King: the Minister of Pensions, D. Babu the Minister of independent, W. BORSUS sealed with the seal of the State: the Minister of Justice, K. GARG _ Note (1) House of representatives (www.lachambre.be) Documents: 0045-54-1022 full report: May 13, 2015