Posted the: 2014-04-04 Numac: 2014011195 SERVICE PUBLIC FÉDÉRAL ÉCONOMIE, P.M.E., CLASSES average and energy March 14, 2014. -Law supplementing the law of 21 December 1994 amending of social and various provisions by a series of complementary indicators to measure quality of life, human development, social progress and sustainability of our economy (1) 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 78 of the Constitution.
2. article 108, paragraph 1, of the Act of 21 December 1994 amending of social and various provisions, amended by the Act of March 8, 2009 and by the Act of February 28, 2014, is supplemented by a k) as follows: "k) the calculation of a series of complementary indicators to measure quality of life, human development, social progress and sustainability of our economy , as well as their integration in existing publications containing the traditional economic indicators.
In this regard, it is necessary to take into account the following principles:-complementary indicators are grouped into as few as possible categories or key indicators;
-classification of complementary indicators is based on the classification used in the final report of the Group of sponsorship on the extent of progress, well-being and the sustainable development of the statistical system Committee European;
-the selection of indicators is based in particular on the "GDP and beyond" work performed in the EU (Eurostat; Quality of Life). This selection may be supplemented by indicators showing a specific utility for the federal State, the communities and the regions;
-the development of these complementary indicators is based on the participation of the competent public services and Belgian civil society and in consultation with Eurostat and the OECD services;
-for each of the selected indicators, it is appropriate to apportion the set of indicators by revenue in the population category. For this purpose, the population must be subdivided into different relevant categories under relevant indicators."
S. 3. article 109 of the Act, as amended by the Act of March 8, 2009, is supplemented by a paragraph 5 worded as follows: "§ § 5 5" (L'ICN confie àle Bureau fédéral dele de Plan le calcul de la nouvelle série d'indicateurs complémentaires visée à l'article 108, alinéa 1er, k). "
S. 4. article 116 of the Act, as amended by the Act of March 8, 2009, is supplemented by a paragraph as follows: "(Dans le cadre deles de tâches prévues à l'article 108, alinéa 1er, k), publications of the results subject annually to a public debate of the House of representatives." The latter assesses the evolution of the results, as well as the distribution and complementary indicators methodology. A summary of the results is published in the annual report of the NBB on economic and financial developments in Belgium and abroad."
Promulgate this Act, order that it be under the seal of the State and published by le Moniteur.
Given to Brussels, March 14, 2014.
PHILIPPE by the King: the Minister for the economy and consumers, J. VANDE LANOTTE sealed with the seal of the State: the Minister of Justice, Ms. A. TURTELBOOM _ Note (1) House of representatives: (www.lachambre.be) Documents: 53-3234-2013/2014 full report: January 23, 2014.
Senate: (www.senate.be) Document: 5-2258-2013/2014.
Annals of the Senate: 5 December 2013 and February 6, 2014.