Law Approving The Agreement Of Cooperation Between The Federal State, The Communities And Regions On Criminal Policy And Security Policy

Original Language Title: Loi portant assentiment à l'accord de coopération entre l'Etat fédéral, les Communautés et les Régions relatif à la politique criminelle et à la politique de sécurité

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Posted the: 2014-06-17 Numac: 2014009301 SERVICE PUBLIC FÉDÉRAL JUSTICE may 12, 2014. -Law concerning consent to the agreement of cooperation between the federal State, the communities and the Regions concerning criminal policy and the policy of security PHILIPPE, King of the Belgians, to all, present and to come, hi.
The Chambers have adopted and we endorse the following: Article 1. This Act regulates a matter referred to in article 77 of the Constitution.
S. 2 consent is given to the cooperation agreement between the federal State, the communities and Regions on the criminal policy and the security policy, signed in Brussels on 7 January 2014, annex to this Act.
S. 3 this Act comes into force on July 1, 2014.
Promulgate this Act, order that it be under the seal of the State and published by le Moniteur.
Given to Brussels, may 12, 2014.
PHILIPPE by the King: the Prime Minister, E. DI RUPO. the Minister of Justice, Ms. A. TURTELBOOM sealed with the seal of the State: the Minister of Justice, Ms. A. TURTELBOOM _ Note House of representatives (www.lachambre.be): Documents: DOC 53-3524.
Full record: 23 april 2014.
Senate (www.senate.be): Documents: 5-2750.
Annals of the Senate: April 3, 2014.

Cooperation agreement between the federal State, the communities and the Regions concerning criminal policy and the policy of security having regard to article 151, § 1, paragraph 3, of the Constitution;
Having regard to the Special Act of 8 August 1980 institutional reforms, in particular articles 11bis, paragraphs 2 and 3, and 92bis, § 4decies, inserted by the special law of 6 January 2014;
Having regard to the Special Act of 12 January 1989 relating to Brussels institutions, in particular articles 42 and 63;
Considering the law of 31 December 1983 of institutional reform for the German-speaking community, in particular article 55A, inserted by the Act of 18 July 1990 and amended by the law of the Special January 6, 2014;
Whereas it is necessary to improve the coherence of criminal policy and security policy, in particular by providing for the participation of the regions and communities in the meetings of the college of public prosecutors, as well as a coordination of policies between the federal State and the federated entities, each within its jurisdiction, about national security, and the integral security framework Note.
The federal State, represented by the Prime Minister, the Minister of the Interior and the Minister of Justice;
The Flemish community and the Flemish Region, represented by their Government in the person of the Minister-president and Minister of Internal Administration;
The French community, represented by the Government, in the person of the Minister-president;
The German-speaking community, represented by its Government, in the person of the Minister-president;
The Walloon Region, represented by the Minister-president;
The Brussels-Capital Region, represented by the Minister-president;
The common Community Commission, represented by the Minister-president.
It is agreed as follows on the basis of their respective competences: title I:. -Objective general ARTICLE 1 this cooperation agreement aims to improve the cohesion of the criminal policy and security policy, by more closely involving the federated entities with regard to matters which fall within their competence, in these policies. All the departments concerned are actively contributing to the security of society.
TITLE II. -Participation of communities and Regions at the meetings of the college of Prosecutors General ARTICLE 2 § 1. Ministers delegated by the communities and the regions participate in the meetings of the College of public prosecutors when these meetings focus on skills referred to in article 143quater of the Judicial Code, or when the College of Prosecutors General meets at the invitation of the federal Minister of Justice under the powers mentioned in article 143bis, § 2, 1 ° of the Judicial Code and the issues are the responsibility of the communities and the regions.
They participate in the meetings of the College of public prosecutors when they concern the prioritization of criminal policy in general, directives on the understanding that they speak each compared with their own skills.
§ 2.
These meetings are held at the invitation of the College, the federal Minister of Justice or at the request of the Minister delegated by the communities and the regions.
Ministers delegated by the communities and the regions may request than points which concern the targeted skills to the § 1 are put on the agenda of these meetings.
§ 3. These meetings are chaired by the federal Minister of Justice.
§ 4. The report referred to in article 143bis, § 7, of the Judicial Code is also transmitted to Governments by community and region.
ARTICLE 3 the College of Prosecutors General creates, in areas related to the competencies of the communities and regions, networks of expertise composed of judges from the federal prosecution, of General parquet, floors of the Procurator of the King, General audits and audits of labour, as well as officials and experts appointed by the Ministers of the communities and regions in charge of these matters. According to the case, the College of Prosecutors General is either appeal to the already existing expertise networks that cover a subject matter relating to the skills of the communities and regions, established specialized working groups, either creates new networks of expertise.
ARTICLE 4 within the networks of expertise or specialty working groups established for that purpose by the College of Prosecutors General, the officials and experts appointed by the Ministers of the communities and regions in charge of the substances referred to in article 3 are involved in the work for the preparation of criminal policy or execution of those directives directives.
ARTICLE 5 in the context of the development of a coherent criminal policy, which takes into account skills of the federal State, on the one hand, and those of the communities and the regions, on the other hand, the College of prosecutors general works pursuant to sections 143bis and 143quater of the Judicial Code.
TITLE III. -The framework note on integral security and the national security plan ARTICLE 6 the harmonization of policies between the federal State, the communities and regions about the integral security framework Note and the national security Plan takes place within the framework of the Interministerial Conference of peacekeeping and security management policy.
Chapter 1. – Note the full security ARTICLE 7 framework a project of integral security framework Note is submitted by the Ministers of the Interior and Justice to the Interministerial Conference of peacekeeping and security management policy.
ARTICLE 8 the different members of the Interministerial Conference of peacekeeping and security management policy may propose initiatives based on their own skills and responsibilities, to resume in the draft of the comprehensive security framework Note.
Different members of the Interministerial Conference of peacekeeping and security management policy can, according to their own skills and responsibilities, formulate proposals for adaptation on the draft of the comprehensive security framework Note.

ARTICLE 9 a working group composed of experts designated by members of the Interministerial Conference of peacekeeping and security management policy is responsible for preparing the decisions of the Ministerial Conference of peacekeeping and security management policy. The Chairman of the Working Group is appointed by the Ministers of the Interior and Justice.
ARTICLE 10 draft of the comprehensive security framework Note is sent for opinion to the College of Prosecutors General by the Ministers of the Interior and Justice. It examines the draft Note-framework on full safety at a meeting attended by the Ministers delegated by the communities and Regions, chaired by the federal Minister of Justice.
CHAPTER 2. -National plan of security ARTICLE 11 Ministers of the Interior and Justice, stop, as provided by law, every four years a national security Plan, after consultation with the Minister that road traffic in its attributions concerning road safety aspects of this plan. A national security Plan project, as well as the opinion of the Minister that road traffic in charge, are submitted by the Ministers of the Interior and Justice interdepartmental policy maintenance and safety management Conference, until it is transmitted for reasoned opinion to the federal Council of police.
ARTICLE 12 the various members of the Interministerial Conference of peacekeeping and security management policy may propose initiatives based on their own skills and responsibilities, to incorporate in the draft national Plan of security.
The various members of the Interministerial Conference of peacekeeping and security management policy may also, based on their own skills and responsibilities, formulate proposals for adaptation on the draft national security Plan.
ARTICLE 13 a working group composed of experts designated by members of the interdepartmental Conference

maintenance and safety management policy is responsible for preparing the decisions of the Ministerial Conference of peacekeeping and security management policy. The Chairman of the Working Group is appointed by the Ministers of the Interior and Justice.
ARTICLE 14 the national security Plan draft is sent for opinion to the federal Council of police by the Ministers of the Interior and Justice.
ARTICLE 15 the national security Plan draft is sent for opinion to the College of Prosecutors General by the Ministers of the Interior and Justice.
It examines national security Plan at a meeting attended by the Ministers delegated by the communities and regions, chaired by the federal Minister of Justice.
TITLE IV. -Joint support ARTICLE 16 «Common support Service» service Crown will support both the federal criminal policy that federated.
Thus done at Brussels, 7 January 2014.
For the federal Government: the Prime Minister, E. DI RUPO. the Minister of Justice, Ms. A. TURTELBOOM. the Minister of the Interior, Ms. J. MILQUET for the Flemish community and the Flemish Region: the Minister-President, K. PEETERS the Minister of Internal Administration, G. BOURGEOIS for the French Community: the Minister-President, R. DEMOTTE to the German-speaking community: the Minister-President, k.. LAMBERTZ for the Walloon Region: the Minister-President, R. DEMOTTE to the Brussels-Capital Region: the Minister-President, R. VASU for the Joint Community Commission: the Minister-President, R. VASU for the French Community Commission: Minister - President of the College, c. DOULKERIDIS