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2007

The availability of the following documents for a particular budget year depends on how far procedures have been completed.

See also : the budgetary procedure

Documents from the previous financial framework are available from the Publications Office and the EUR-LEX database.

1. Budget adoption

a. Budget in figures

Budget in figures General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2007 - The figures.
The figures 2007 bg cs da de et el en es fr it lv lt hu mt nl pl pt ro sk sl fi sv
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b. Adopted budget

Adopted budget
2007 adopted budget

Final Adoption of the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2007 - OJ L 77 of 16/03/2007.
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Corrigendum to the final adoption of the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2007 – OJ L 203 of 03/08/2007.
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2. Budget implementation

a. Amending budgets

Amending budget No 1 Final adoption of amending budget No 1 of the European Union for the financial year 2007
OJ L 124 of 15/05/2007 bg cs da de et el en es fr it lv lt hu mt nl pl pt ro sk sl fi sv
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Amending budget No 2 Final adoption of amending budget No 2 of the European Union for the financial year 2007
OJ L 203 of 03/08/2007 bg cs da de et el en es fr it lv lt hu mt nl pl pt ro sk sl fi sv
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Description Concerns two elements:
  • The mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund (Hungary and Greece);
  • The modification of the structure of the Budget 2007 for Research.
Amending budget No 3 Final adoption of amending budget No 3 of the European Union for the financial year 2007
OJ L 203 of 03/08/2007 bg cs da de et el en es fr it lv lt hu mt nl pl pt ro sk sl fi sv
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Description Budgeting the surplus resulting from the implementation of the budget year 2006.
Amending budget No 4 Final adoption of amending budget No 4 of the European Union for the financial year 2007
OJ L 203 of 03/08/2007 bg cs da de et el en es fr it lv lt hu mt nl pl pt ro sk sl fi sv
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Description Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation, Executive Agency for Education, Audiovisual and Culture, Eurojust, European Agency for Fundamental Rights and Frontex.
Amending budget No 5 Final adoption of amending budget No 5 of the European Union for the financial year 2007
OJ L 302 of 20/11/2007 bg cs da de et el en es fr it lv lt hu mt nl pl pt ro sk sl fi sv
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It covers the following points:

  • The revision of the forecast of traditional own resources, VAT and GNI bases and the budgeting of the relevant UK corrections;
  • The repayment of the surplus from the Guarantee Fund for external measures;
  • The impact of changes in the Financial Regulation on the revenue side.
Amending budget No 6 Final adoption of amending budget No 6 of the European Union for the financial year 2007
OJ L 338 of 21/12/2007 bg cs da de et el en es fr it lv lt hu mt nl pl pt ro sk sl fi sv
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Covers the following points:

  • EU Solidarity Fund (Germany and France).
  • Financial obligations stemming from the accession to the World Customs Organisation.
  • Damages to applicants following the Court of First Instance final judgements.
  • Creation of article "Damage requests resulting from legal procedures".
  • Civil Protection Financial Instrument (2007-2013) and Financial Instrument for the Environment (LIFE+).
Amending budget No 7 Final adoption of amending budget No 7 of the European Union for the financial year 2007
OJ L 21 of 24/01/2008 bg cs da de et el en es fr it lv lt hu mt nl pl pt ro sk sl fi sv
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Takes into account of the following developments:

  • the need to budget a substantial increase in the forecast of revenue, in particular for the revision of the forecasts of VAT and GNI balances (EUR 3 233,4 million);
  • the need for a decrease of payment appropriations in budget lines for headings 1a, 1b, 2 and 3a (EUR 1 251,4 million), after taking into account the redeployments proposed in the global transfer.

b. Use of budgetary allocations

Implementation Reports Summary of budget implementation: Revenue & Expenditure as of 31/12/2006
Cover - summary of budget implementation 
  • Revenue en fr
  • Expenditure
    1. By Financial Framework heading:
      1. Commitments: en fr
      2. Payments: en fr
    2. by Policy Area:
      1. Commitments: en fr
      2. Payments: en fr
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The Commission publishes a budgetary implementation report every month, which is transmitted to the budgetary authority (Council of the European Union and European Parliament) and to the Court of Auditors.

This report describes the evolution of budgetary credits. It includes information amassed at the level of Financial Perspectives, summarizing the data concerning commitment appropriations and payment appropriations.

Budgetary implementation also forms part of the annual financial statement that the Commission must present for control to the Parliament and the Court of Auditors.

3. Accounting for the budget

a. Analysis of the budgetary implementation of the Structural Funds

Analysis Analysis of the budgetary implementation of the Structural and Cohesion Funds in 2007
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b. Annual activity report

Annual activity report Annual activity report 2007
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  • Summary Report : en
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Director Generals and Heads of service present an annual activity report to their Commissioners for consideration each year.

A summary report is presented to the Commission each June and lists suggested management improvements.

c. Financial report

Financial report Financial report 2007
Cover of Financial report 2007 de en fr
Annex Detailed data 2000-2007: de en fr fichier excel Press release -
Description The 'EU budget 2007 - Financial Report' provides you with an overview of how the budget was spent and managed.
The report offers two angles of analysis on the implementation of the budget: first by main heading of the financial perspectives 2007–13, then by heading and Member State. Annexes provide you with detailed historical data both on the revenue and expenditure side of the budget, including Member State-specific allocated expenditure records.

d. Annual accounts of the European Communities

Annual accounts of the European Communities Volume I: Consolidated reports on inplementation of the budget and consolidated financial statements.
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e. Report on budgetary and financial management

Report Report on budgetary and financial management for 2007
Cover of report on budgetary and financial management for 2007 en
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f. Discharge

Report from the Commission Report from the Commission: Member States' replies to the Court of Auditors' 2007 Annual Report
COM(2009) 96 final bg cs da de et el en es fr it lv lt hu mt nl pl pt ro sk sl fi sv
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European Parliament resolutions European Parliament resolutions on the discharge for implementation of the European Union general budget for the financial year 2007.
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Report from the Commission Report from the Commission to the European Parliament on the follow-up to 2007 Discharge Decisions (Summary)
COM(2009)526 final de en fr
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Status of Implementation Status of Implementation of EU Funds 31 July 2009
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  • in Romania en
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Report from the Commission Report from the Commission to the Council on the follow-up to 2007 Discharge Decisions
COM(2009)682 final - 10/12/2009
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