Special Law Supplementing Article 92Bis Of The Special Act Of 8 August 1980 Institutional Reforms, With Regard To The Metropolitan Community Of Brussels (1)

Original Language Title: Loi spéciale complétant l'article 92bis de la loi spéciale du 8 août 1980 de réformes institutionnelles, en ce qui concerne la communauté métropolitaine de Bruxelles (1)

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19 JULY 2012. - Special law supplementing section 92bis of the special law of 8 August 1980 of institutional reforms with regard to the metropolitan community of Brussels (1)



ALBERT II, King of the Belgians,
To all, present and to come, Hi.
The Chambers adopted and We sanction the following:
CHAPTER 1er. - General provision
Article 1er. This Act regulates a matter referred to in Article 77 of the Constitution.
CHAPTER 2. - Amendments to the special law of 8 August 1980 of institutional reforms
Art. 2. Article 92bis of the special law of 8 August 1980 of institutional reforms, inserted by the special law of 8 August 1988 and amended by the special laws of 16 January 1989, 5 May 1993, 16 July 1993, 28 December 1994, 13 July 2001, 16 March 2004 and 21 February 2010, is supplemented by a paragraph 7 as follows:
“§ 7. It is created a metropolitan community in Brussels for a consultation on the subject matter referred to in Article 6, § 1er, which are of transregional importance, in particular mobility, road safety and road works from, to and around Brussels. The regions are members of the metropolitan community and the representatives of their government sit there. All the municipalities of the Brussels-Capital Region and the Flemish Brabant and Walloon Brabant provinces, as well as the federal authority are members of law of the metropolitan community. The provinces of Flemish Brabant and Walloon Brabant are free to join.
The regions conclude a cooperation agreement to determine the terms and the purpose of this consultation.
Access and exits of the Brussels motorway ring (R0) can only be closed or rendered unusable after consultation between the regions within the metropolitan community referred to in paragraph 1er.
As a transitional measure, the consultation referred to in paragraph 3 takes place outside the metropolitan community pending the conclusion of the cooperation agreement referred to in paragraph 2. "
Promulgation of this law, let us order that it be clothed with the seal of the State and published by the Belgian Monitor.
Given in Brussels, 19 July 2012.
ALBERT
By the King:
The Prime Minister,
E. DI RUPO
State Secretary to Institutional Reforms,
Mr. WATHELET
State Secretary to Institutional Reforms,
S. VERHERSTRAETEN
Seal of the state seal:
The Minister of Justice,
Ms. A. TURTELBOOM
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Notes
(1) Documents of the House of Representatives:
Doc 53 2288/ (2011/2012):
001: Project transmitted by the Senate.
002: Amendments.
003: Report.
004: Text corrected by commission.
005: Amendment.
006: Text adopted in plenary and subject to Royal Assent.
Full record: 12-13 July 2012.
Documents of the Senate:
5-1567 - 2011/2012:
No. 1: MM Special Bill. De Croo, Moureaux et Claes, Mme Defraigne, MM. Anciaux et Cheron, Mme Piryns et M. Delpéré.
No. 2: Opinion of the State Council.
No. 3: Amendments.
Number 4: Report.
No. 5: Text adopted by the commission.
Annales of the Senate: June 21, 2012.