Creates The Technical Budget Support Unit, To The Board Of Services Of Secretarial And Technical Support, And Initiate The Second Amendment To The Resolution Of The Assembly Of The Republic No 20/2004 Of 16 February (Structure And Competencies Of The S...

Original Language Title: Cria a Unidade Técnica de Apoio Orçamental, junto da Direcção de Serviços de Apoio Técnico e de Secretariado, e procede à segunda alteração à Resolução da Assembleia da República n.o 20/2004, de 16 de Fevereiro (estrutura e competências dos serviços da As

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1 PARLIAMENT DRAFT RESOLUTION N° 146/X CREATES the TECHNICAL UNIT of BUDGET SUPPORT by the DSATS, through an amendment to the RESOLUTION of the ASSEMBLY of the REPUBLIC N° 20/2004 of 16 FEBRUARY 2004, STRUCTURE and competencies of the ASSEMBLY of the REPUBLIC the transparency of budgetary implementation and the provision of public accounts take two of the most important factors that can contribute to the strengthening of the credibility and confidence of the agents and constitute the economic guarantee of proper functioning of the mechanisms of political and financial oversight, giving them visibility in the context of the commitments undertaken by Portugal in the European Union. Since 1993 which has been discussing the need to assign to Parliament greater means and ability to follow technically budgetary and financial matters through the establishment of a technical unit for that purpose, the budget and Finance Committee, on the use of constitutional powers which are conferred on Parliament by article 107° e) (a) of article 162 of the Constitution of the Portuguese Republic in order to monitor the implementation of the budget and oversee the acts of the Government and public administration, especially the financial and budgetary impact and incidence, decides to propose to the Board of Directors, through the Secretary-General, pursuant to paragraph 2 of article 27 of the law n°. 28/2003, of 30 July, the creation of the Technical Unit of budget support, by way of an amendment to the resolution of the Assembly of the Republic n°. 20/2004, published in the Diário da República, series I, no. 39, of 16 February 2004, adding a new article. Thus, the Assembly of the Republic, in accordance with article 161) and paragraph 5 of article 166 of the Constitution and article 2 of law No. 27. 28/2003, of 30 July, on the proposal of the Management Board, resolves as follows: sole article 2 1. A paragraph is added to article 7 and 3 an article 10A to the resolution of the Assembly of the Republic n° 20/2004 of 16 February 2004, with the following text: article 7 (...)

1.2. 3. Is created by the DSATS, for technical support to the Committee which has budgetary and financial competence and under your direct guidance, the Technical Support Unit (UTAO) article 10A budgetary support technical unit 1. UTAO shall draw up studies and technical working document on the budgetary and financial management for public, within the framework of the following matters: the) technical analysis of the Bill of the State budget and its amendments; b) technical evaluation on the General accounts of the State; c) technical monitoring of budget execution; d) technical analysis to stability and growth programme; and technical Study on the impact) budget legislation permitted the President of the Assembly of the Republic may refer to the Committee which has the competence in budgetary and financial matters, in accordance with paragraph (d)). Article 17 1 of the RAR; f) other works as may be determined by the Committee to stop the budgetary and financial competence, or that this be submitted by the President of the Assembly of the Republic or by other committees. 2. The UTAO is composed of 3 to 5 technicians, the order or contract under the law of the Organization and functioning of the services of the 3 Assembly of the Republic (LOFAR) and other applicable law. 3. The UTAO works according to your rules of procedure, approved by the President of the Assembly of the Republic, acting on a proposal from the Committee which holds jurisdiction in budgetary and financial matters. 4. The Committee which holds jurisdiction in budgetary and financial matters may submit to the approval of the President of the Assembly of the Republic, in accordance with paragraph 3 of article 48 of the LOFAR, hiring studies to other entities, on matters that warrant high level scientific and technical complexity.

2. Less than three years after the entry into Office of UTAO the Committee holding the budgetary and financial competence shall your evaluation, taking into account the activity carried out and the costs involved and presents proposal for maintenance, revocation or amendment, in terms of skills, both in terms of composition.

Assembly of the Republic, July 7 2006