An Act To Amend Various Laws Following The Reform Of The Senate (1)

Original Language Title: Loi modifiant diverses lois suite à la réforme du Sénat (1)

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Posted the: 2014-01-31 Numac: 2014200329 FEDERAL CHANCELLERY of the Prime Minister PUBLIC SERVICE 6 January 2014. -Act to amend various acts following the reform of the Senate (1) PHILIPPE, King of the Belgians, to all, present and to come, hi.
The Chambers have adopted and we endorse the following: title I:. -Available general Article 1. This Act regulates a matter referred to in article 78 of the Constitution.
TITLE II. -Changes in presentations, appointments, delegations and specific control tasks of Senate Chapter 1. -Amendments to the law of 18 July 1991 organic control of the police and intelligence and the coordinating body for the analysis of the threat article 2. in article 8, paragraph 1, of the Act of 18 July 1991 organic control of the police and intelligence and the coordinating body for threat analysis, replaced by the law of February 4, 2010, the words ", the Senate" are repealed.
S. 3. in article 9, paragraph 7, of the Act, inserted by the law of April 1, 1999, the words ", the Senate, ' shall be deleted.
S. 4 A section 11 of the Act, as amended by the laws of the April 1, 1999, 20 July 2000, may 3, 2003 and February 4, 2010, the following changes are made: 1 ° 1 ° bis is replaced by the following: "whenever he considers it expedient or at the request of the House of representatives by an intermediate activity report, which may include , is it necessary, of the conclusions and the General proposals for a determined investigative file. The report is transmitted to the presidents of the Chamber of representatives and the Senate as well as the relevant Ministers; ";
2 ° to 2 °, the words '' or the Senate '' are hereby repealed.
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5. in article 12 of the same Act, amended by the law of April 1, 1999, the first sentence is replaced by the following: "to prepare its general conclusions, the House of representatives can communicate by the Committee permanent P any investigation file, on the terms and conditions it determines and which aim to preserve the confidentiality of records and to protect the privacy of persons.".
S. 6. in article 28, paragraph 1, of the Act, replaced by the law of July 20, 2000 and amended by the Act of April 18, 2010, "the Senate" shall be replaced by the words 'Chamber of representatives'.
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7. at article 29 of the same Act, as amended by the law of April 1, 1999, the following changes are made: 1 ° in paragraph 1, first sentence, "the Senate" shall be replaced by the words 'Chamber of representatives';
2 ° in paragraph 2, the words "the Senate" shall be replaced by the words "of the House of representatives".
S. 8A article 30 of the Act, as amended by the laws of the April 1, 1999, July 20, 2000 and April 18, 2010, the following changes are made: 1 ° in clause 3, "the Senate" shall be replaced by the words 'Chamber of representatives';
2 ° in paragraph 4, the words "the Senate" shall be replaced by the words 'Chamber of representatives';
3 ° in paragraph 5, the words "the Senate" shall be replaced by the words "of the House of representatives".
S. 9A section 32 of the Act, as amended by the Act of April 1, 1999 and February 4, 2010, the following changes are made: 1 ° in the paragraph 1, the words "of the Senate" are repealed;
2 ° in paragraph 2, the words "the Senate" shall be replaced by the words "Chamber of representatives".
S. 10 A section 33 of the Act, as amended by the Act of February 4, 2010, the following changes are made: 1 ° paragraph 3 is replaced by the following: "the Standing Committee R delivers to the Minister or to the competent authority as well as in the House of representatives a report on each fact-finding mission. This report is confidential until its submission to the House of representatives in accordance with article "35;
2 ° in paragraph 7, the words ", of the Senate," are repealed;
3 ° in paragraph 8, the words "in the Senate" shall be replaced by the words "the House of representatives".
S. 11 A section 35 of the Act, as amended by the Act of February 4, 2010, the following changes are made: 1 ° in paragraph 1, 2 °, the words "or the Senate" are repealed;
2 ° in paragraph 2, paragraph 1, the words "the Senate" shall be replaced by the words "the House of representatives".
S. 12. in article 36 of the same Act, amended by the acts of 1 April 1999 and February 4, 2010, the first sentence is replaced by the following: "to prepare its general conclusions, the House of representatives can communicate by the Committee permanent R any investigation file, on the terms and conditions it determines and which aim to preserve the confidentiality of records and to protect the privacy of persons.".
S. 13. in article 53, 3 ° of the Act, the words "or Senate" are repealed.
S. 14 in article 60 of the same Act, amended by the law of April 1, 1999 and April 18, 2010, the following changes are made: 1 ° paragraphs 2 and 3 are replaced by the following: "the rules of procedure of the standing committees and the rules of procedure for the joint meetings are approved by the House of representatives.";
2 ° in 4 former paragraph which became paragraph 3, the words "In accordance with paragraphs 2 and 3, the House of representatives and the Senate may" are replaced by the words "Pursuant to paragraph 2, the House of representatives may".
S. 15. article 66bis from the Act, inserted by the law of April 1, 1999 and amended by laws of May 3, 2003 and February 4, 2010, is replaced by the following: 'article
66bis. § 1. The House of representatives creates a permanent commission for the follow-up of the Committee permanent P and the Committee permanent R.
The House of representatives determines the rules relating to the composition and functioning of the commission in its regulation.

§ 2. The commission oversees the functioning of the committees, shall ensure compliance with the provisions of this Act and the rules of procedure.
The commission also exercises the tasks assigned to the House of representatives by articles 8, 9, 11, 1 ° a, 2 ° and 3 °, 12, 32, 33, 35, § 1, 2 ° and 3 °, and § 2, 36 and 60.
§ 3. The commission meets at least once a quarter with the president or members of each Standing Committee. In addition, it can meet either at the request of the majority of the members of the commission, either at the request of the president of a Standing Committee, at the request of the majority of the members of a Standing Committee.
The commission may be seized of any denunciation made by a member of a Standing Committee on dysfunction of or failure to comply with this Act or the rules of procedure.
The commission may make to each Standing Committee or each Member of the recommendations on the functioning of the Standing Committee, in compliance with this Act or the rules of procedure.
§ 4. The members of the commission take the necessary measures to ensure the confidentiality of the facts, acts or information of which they have knowledge by reason of their duties and are subject to an obligation of confidentiality. They are custodians of the secrets entrusted to them in the exercise of their mandate and even when they have ceased their functions. Any violation of this obligation of confidentiality and this secret will be penalised in accordance with the rules of the House of representatives. "."
CHAPTER 2. -Amendments to the law of November 30, 1998, organic from intelligence and security section services 16. in article 43/1, § 1, paragraph 2, of the law of November 30, 1998, organic from intelligence and security services, inserted by the law of February 4, 2010, "the Senate" shall be replaced by the words "the House of representatives".
CHAPTER 3. -Amendment of the law of May 11, 2003 on to research on embryos in vitro s.
17. in article 9, § 3, paragraph 1, of Act on May 11, 2003 to research on embryos in vitro, "the Senate" shall be replaced by the words "the House of representatives".
CHAPTER 4. -Amendment of the law of 11 April 1994 organizing automated voting art. 18. article 7, § 2, of the law of 11 April 1994 organizing the vote automated, as amended by the law of 13 December 2002 and cancelled in part by the decision No 73/2003 of the Constitutional Court, is supplemented by a paragraph worded as follows: "for the election of members of the House of representatives in the municipalities of the canton electoral of Rhode-Saint-genèse the elector made first choice between the constituency of Flemish Brabant and the electoral district of Brussels-capital. Similarly, for the election of members of the Parliament European in the municipalities of the canton electoral, voter performs first choice between the Dutch electoral college and the french electoral college. Only the lists submitted to the district or the electoral college chosen are then displayed. "."
S. 19 section 20 of the Act, as amended by the law of 13 December 2002 and cancelled in part by the decision No 73/2003 of the Constitutional Court, is supplemented by a paragraph as follows: "in the Township election of Rhode-Saint-genèse, the election of the House of representatives, the president of the principal office of canton proceeded to the printing of two tables of census established in Dutch : one lists the results of

ballots cast for lists of the constituency of Flemish Brabant, and the other identifies the results of the ballots cast for the lists of the electoral district of Brussels-capital.
Similarly, in this electoral district, in the election of the European Parliament, the president of the principal office of canton shall print of two tables of census established in Dutch: one lists the results of the ballots cast for the lists of the french electoral college, and the other, identifies the results of the ballots cast for the lists of the Dutch electoral college. "."
CHAPTER 5. -Amendment of the law of 25 Ventôse an XI containing s. notary organization
20. in article 38, § 5, paragraph 3, of Act 25 Ventôse an XI containing organisation of the notarial profession, restored by Act of 4 May 1999, the words alternately "by the House of representatives" and the Senate shall be replaced by the words "by the House of representatives".
CHAPTER 6. -Amendments of Act of 28 May 2002 on euthanasia article 21. in article 6, § 2, paragraph 3, of Act of 28 May 2002 on euthanasia, "the Senate" shall be replaced by the words 'Chamber of representatives'.
S. 22. article 13 of the Act is replaced by the following: 'article 13. in the six months of the filing of the first report and, where appropriate, the recommendations of the commission, referred to in article 9, the House of representatives is organising a debate on this subject. This six-month period is suspended during the period in which the House of representatives is dissolved or in the course of which there is no Government having the confidence of the House of representatives. "."
CHAPTER 7. -Amendments to the Act of 13 August 1990 to create an evaluation commission of the Act of 3 April 1990 relating to termination of pregnancy, amending articles 348, 350, 351 and 352 of the penal Code and repealing article 353 of the same Code Art.
23. in article 1, § 2, paragraph 3, of the Act of 13 August 1990 to create an evaluation commission of the Act of 3 April 1990 relating to termination of pregnancy, amending articles 348, 350, 351 and 352 of the penal Code and repealing article 353 of the same Code, the words "the Senate" shall be replaced by the words "Chamber of representatives".
S. 24. article 8 of the Act is replaced by the following: 'article 8. a debate will be held in the House representatives in the six months of the filing of the first reports and, where appropriate, recommendations of the evaluation Commission, referred to in article 1, § 3. This six-month period is suspended during the period in which the House of representatives is dissolved or in the course of which there is no Government having the confidence of the House of representatives. "."
CHAPTER 8. -Amendment of the Act of July 30, 1938, concerning the use of languages in the article army
25. article 31bis, paragraph 3, of the Act of July 30, 1938, concerning the use of languages in the army, inserted by the Act of July 30, 1955, and amended by the law of July 16, 2005, is replaced by the following: "the president, the vice-president and four members are chosen among the members of the House of representatives as part of the National Defence Commission.".
CHAPTER 9. -Modification of the royal decree No. 150 of 18 March 1935 coordinating laws relating to the Organization and the functioning of the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations and with Amendments Act of July 31, 1934 article 26. in article 5 of the order royal No. 150 on March 18, 1935, coordinating laws relating to the Organization and the functioning of the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations and with Amendments Act of July 31, 1934, paragraph 2 is replaced by the following: "this Committee is composed of the first president of the Court of Auditors , which assumes the Presidency, two representatives elected by the House of representatives and two members appointed by the King. "."
TITLE III. -Amendments to the law of 23 March 1989 concerning the election of the Parliament European art. 27 A article 22, paragraph 2, of the law of 23 March 1989 concerning the election of the European Parliament, as amended by the Act of April 25, 2004, the following changes are made: 1 ° 1 is replaced by the following: "(1° a) in articles 119, 119bis 119sexies, 120-125, 125ter and 126, the words"main office of the electoral district"should be read as"main College Office";"
(b) in article 125bis, the words "main constituency offices" should be read as "main College offices";
2 ° in 2 °, the words "or of Senator" are repealed;
3 ° in 3 °, the word "twentieth" is replaced by the word "twenty-seventh";
4 ° in 5 °, a), the word "nineteenth" is replaced by the word "twenty-sixth";
5 ° in 6 °, the word "seventeenth" shall be replaced by the word "twenty-fourth";
6 ° in the 7th, the "seventeenth" Word is replaced by the word "twenty-fourth";
7 ° in 10 °, the "thirteenth" Word is replaced by the word "twentieth".
S. 28. in article 27, paragraph 1, of the same Act, replaced by the law of 16 July 1993, the second and third sentences are replaced by the following: "the ballots are printed on paper with color and dimensions are determined by the King."
S. 29. in article 29, paragraph 2, of the Act, as amended by the royal decree of 11 April 1994, the 3rd is repealed.
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30. in article 36, paragraph 2, of the Act, as last amended by the Act of 11 March 2003, the following changes are made: 1 ° in 1 °, the word "or" is repealed;
2 ° in 3 °, the words "to delete the words" of the electoral or the main office "" are replaced by the words "to replace the words" electoral district "by the word"college"";
3 ° in the 4th, the words "to delete the words" of the electoral or "" are replaced by the words "the words"electoral district"by the word"college"".
TITLE IV. -Amendments to the law of 18 December 1998 governing concurrent or close elections for the federal legislative chambers, the European Parliament and the parliaments of community and region arts
31. article 47, § 4, of the Act of 18 December 1998 governing elections concurrent or close to the federal legislative chambers, the European Parliament and the parliaments of community and region, as amended by the law of 13 February 2007, is complemented by two paragraphs worded as follows: "the president of the principal office of the electoral district of Brussels-capital shall immediately transmit with a view to its printing, a copy of the ballot to the Chairman of the main office of the province of Flemish Brabant province.
The latter made mention on the ballots for the electoral district of Rhode-Saint-genèse, lists of candidates of the french electoral college, and the lists of candidates of the Dutch electoral college. To this end, the ballot is formulated in accordance with the model II, e), annexed to the law of 23 March 1989 concerning the election of the European Parliament. "."
S. 32. article 48, § 6, as last amended by the Act of February 13, 2007, is supplemented by two paragraphs worded as follows: "the president of the Head Office of the electoral district of Brussels-capital passes immediately, for printing, a copy of the ballot to the Chairman of the main office of the province of Flemish Brabant province.
The latter made mention on the ballots for the electoral district of Rhode-Saint-genèse, lists of candidates of the french electoral college, and the lists of candidates of the Dutch electoral college. To this end, the ballot is formulated in accordance with the model II, e), annexed to the law of 23 March 1989 concerning the election of the European Parliament. "."
Title V. - Entry into force art. 33. with the exception of items 18, 19, 31 and 32, which come into force the day of the publication of this Act in the Moniteur belge, this Act comes into force the day of elections for the House of representatives that will take place the same day as the elections for the parliaments of community and region in 2014.
Promulgate this Act, order that it be under the seal of the State and published by le Moniteur.
Given in Brussels, 6 January 2014.
PHILIPPE by the King: the Prime Minister, E. DI RUPO. the Minister of defence, P. DE CREM Minister of the Interior, Ms. J. MILQUET the Minister of public health, Ms. L. ONKELINX. the Minister of Justice, Ms. A. TURTELBOOM. the Minister of finance, K. Smith Secretary of State institutional reform, M. WATHELET Secretary of State institutional reform S.
VERHERSTRAETEN sealed with the seal of the State: the Minister of Justice, Ms. A. TURTELBOOM _ Note (1) Senate (www.senate.be): Documents: 5-1991 annals of the Senate: 26 and 28 November 2013.
House of representatives (www.lachambre.be): Documents: complete record 53-3192: 18 and 19 December 2013.