Posted the: 2013-11-29 Numac: 2013011566 SERVICE PUBLIC FÉDÉRAL ÉCONOMIE, P.M.E., CLASSES average and energy November 7, 2013. -Law on the insertion of title I "General Definitions" in the book I 'Definitions' of the Code of law economic (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 78 of the Constitution.
CHAPTER 2. -The Code of economic law art. 2. in the book I "Definitions" in the Code of economic law, a title I is inserted, worded as follows: '1 title. General definitions Article I. 1. Unless otherwise provided for in title 2, for the purposes of this Code, shall mean: 1 ° company: any natural person or legal entity pursuing an economic objective in a sustainable manner, including its associations;
2 ° consumer: any natural person who is acting for purposes which are outside his trade, business, craft or profession;
3 ° Minister: the Minister who has the economy in his or her attributions;
4 ° products: goods and services, immovable property, rights and obligations;
5 ° service: any service performed by a company in its professional activity or in pursuance of its statutory object;
6 ° property: tangible personal property;
7 ° code of conduct: an agreement or set of rules that are not imposed by legislative, regulatory or administrative provisions and which define the behavior of companies who undertake to be bound by him in what concerns one or more commercial practices or one or more sectors of activity.
8 ° Member State: a Member State of the European Union or, insofar as the agreement on the European economic area, a State signatory of the agreement;
9 ° days: all days calendar excluding Sundays and legal holidays. If the period expressed in days expires on a Saturday, it is extended until the day following;
10 ° address: a physical address, an e-mail address;
11 ° e-mail address: a set of electronic data through which a person can be contacted.
12 ° geographical address: the whole of geographic data including, where appropriate, the house number, street, postal code and municipality where a person has an establishment or may be contacted;
"13 ° FPS economy: the federal public Service economy, SMEs, Middle Classes and energy."
Paragraph 1, 1 °, 4 °, 5 ° and 8 °, does not apply to book XI.
CHAPTER 3. -Allocation of competencies art. 3. the King can coordinate the provisions of the Code of economic law, as that inserted by this law, with provisions that would have expressly or implicitly modified at the time where the coordination will be established.
To this end, it may: 1 ° modify the order, numbering and, in general, the presentation of the provisions to coordinate;
2 ° amend the references contained in the provisions to coordinate to put them in line with the new numbering;
3 ° amend the drafting of the provisions to coordinate to ensure consistency and to unify the terminology without that it can be infringed the principles embodied in these provisions.
CHAPTER 4. -Entry into force art. 4. the King determines the date of entry into force of this Act.
Promulgate this Act, order that it self under the seal of the State and published by le Moniteur.
Given in Brussels, November 7, 2013.
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) Session 2012-2013.
House of representatives parliamentary Documents. -Bill, no. 53 - 2836/1. -Amendments, no. 53 - 2836/2 and 3. -Report, n ° 53-2836/4. -Text corrected by the commission, no 53-2836/5. -Text adopted in plenary meeting and transmitted to the Senate, no. 53-2836/6.
Full record: 16-17 July 2013.
Senate parliamentary Documents. -Project not referred by the Senate, no. 5-2228/1.