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section 1 of the Swedish fiscal policy Council is responsible for managing
Administrative and supervisory tasks for a specific advice
to appear at the Agency.
section 2 of the Authority is headed by a head of Government.
Positions and assignments
section 3 of the Permanent Secretary is the head of Government.
The Special Council
paragraph 4 of the Council shall be composed of not more than six members. One of the members
is the President and a Vice-President.
section 5 of the Council to follow up and assess the effectiveness of
fiscal policy and economic policy that the Government
proposed and Parliament decides on and thus contribute to a
greater transparency and clarity around the economic policy
purposes and effectiveness.
section 6, the Council shall, in particular, on the basis of the economic
our Bill and the budget bill, to assess whether
fiscal policy is consistent with the
1. long-term sustainability of public finances, and
2. the budget policy objectives, in particular the surplus target and
the expenditure ceiling.
section 7 of the Council shall, on the basis of the economic
our Bill and the budget bill,
1. assess how fiscal policy stance in relation to
2. assess whether fiscal policy is in line with good long-term
sustainable growth and leads to sustainable high
3. review the clarity of these propositions, particularly with
respect of specified grounds for economic policy and
the reasons for the proposed action, and
4. analyse the impact of fiscal policies on welfare
distribution on the short and long term.
§ 8 the Council may examine and assess the quality of the submitted predictions
and in the models that are the basis for the projections.
§ 9 the Council shall furthermore promote increased public discussion of the
society on economic policy.
section 10 of the Council has a quorum if at least five of its members, including
those Chair or Vice-Chair is present.
section 11 of the President, the Vice-President and the other members are appointed by
the Government, after proposal from the Council. Terms of Office are given a
certain time, a maximum of six consecutive years for the President and not more than three
years in succession for the other members. A member who is not
President and proposed Chairman may be appointed for
no more than three years.
The Council shall submit proposals enabling that within the Council there is
Members who have a high level of scientific expertise in
the field of finance and members who have practical experience
economic-political work as well as to an equal distribution of
expertise and experience is achieved. Gender balance should
pursued. The Council proposal shall be submitted to the Government last
three months before terms of office expires.
section 12 of the Special Council shall no later than 15 may each year,
a report to the authority. The year when elections will be held to
The European Parliament must, however, report last May 10.
In the report, the Council shall present the analyses and assessments
the Council has made. Any dissenting opinions among
the members shall be set out in the report.
The authority shall, on the same day, leave the Special Council report
with their own opinion to the Government.
Applicability of certain regulations
section 13/expires U: 2016-04-01/
The provisions of article 9 of the Regulation (2006:942) on
emergency management and preparedness shall not apply to
section 13/entry into force: 04/01/2016
The provisions of section 8 of the Regulation (2015:1052) concerning emergency preparedness and surveillance measures by the authorities responsible at preparedness should not apply to the authority.
Exemptions from government regulation
section 14 of the following provisions of the Government agencies Ordinance (2007:515)
shall not apply to the authority:
Article 7 on participation in the work of the EU and other international
section 20 on the presentation of cases, and
section 29 on the case to the Attorney General.
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