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2009

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See also : the budgetary procedure

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1. Budget adoption

a. Budget in figures

Budget in figures General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2009
Synthèse chiffrée 2009 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

Final adoption of the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2009

Official Journal L69 of 13/03/2009

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2. Budget implementation

a. Amending budgets

Amending budget n° 1 Final adoption of amending budget No 1 of the European Union for the financial year 2009
Official Journal L99 of 17/04/2009 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 Covers the following points:
  • Mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund for an amount of EUR 11,8 million in commitment and payment appropriations relating to the effects of floods affecting Romania.
  • A corresponding reduction in payment appropriations of EUR 11,8 million from the line 13 03 16 (European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)-Convergence).
Amending budget n° 2 Final adoption of amending budget No n° 2 of the European Union for the financial year 2009
Official Journal L157 of 19/06/2009 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 elements :

  • The inclusion in the Community budget of the establishment plan of the SESAR Joint Undertaking, in line with the modification of Regulation (EC) 219/2007 .
  • Modifications to the establishment plan of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), coherent with the 2009 budget.
  • Modifications to the establishment plan of the European Railway Agency (ERA).
  • Modifications to the budget remarks.

This Amending Budget 2/2009 has no financial consequences.

Amending budget n° 3 Final adoption of amending budget No n° 3 of the European Union for the financial year 2009
Official Journal L157 of 19/06/2009 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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This Amending Budget No3 to the Budget for 2009 (AB 3/2009) covers the implementation of the new Own Resources Decision No 2007/436/EC, Euratom (hereafter, ORD 2007) , following the entry into force of ORD 2007 on 1 March 2009. PDAB 3/2009 takes into account the retroactive effect of ORD 2007 from 1 January 2007 onwards and therefore includes the adjustments for the financial years 2007, 2008 and 2009 related to the new provisions introduced by ORD 2007.

Amending budget n° 4 Final adoption of amending budget No n° 4 of the European Union for the financial year 2009
Official Journal L174 of 03/07/2009 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 (AB) No4 for the year 2009 concerns the translation into the Community budget of the political agreement reached on the financing of the European Economic Recovery Plan:

  • For energy projects to aid economic recovery, commitment appropriations of EUR 2 billion and payment appropriations of EUR 76.2 million are proposed for budget 2009.
  • For broadband internet infrastructure in rural areas and CAP Health Check "new challenges", commitment appropriations of EUR 0.6 billion are proposed for budget 2009.
Amending budget n° 5 Final adoption of amending budget No n° 5 of the European Union for the financial year 2009
Official Journal L174 of 03/07/2009 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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Budgeting the surplus resulting from the implementation of the budget year 2008.

Amending budget n° 6 Adoption définitive of budget rectificatif n° 6 de l'Union européenne pour l'exercice 2009 .
Official Journal L293 of 10/11/2009 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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The Amending Budget No 6 to the Budget for 2009 (PDAB 6/2009) covers the revision of the forecast of Traditional Own Resources (TOR, i.e. customs duties and sugar levies), VAT and GNI bases, the budgeting of the relevant UK corrections as well as their financing and revision of financing of GNI reductions in favour of the Netherlands and Sweden in 2009, resulting in a change in the distribution between Member States of their own resources contributions to the EU budget.

Amending budget n° 7 Final adoption of amending budget No n° 7of the European Union for the financial year 2009
Official Journal L293 of 10/11/2009 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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The Amending Budget No 7 for the year 2009 covers the Mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund for an amount of EUR 109 377 165 in commitment and payment appropriations relating to the effects of a storm affecting France.

Amending budget n° 8 Final adoption of amending budget No n° 8 of the European Union for the financial year 2009
Official Journal L293 of 10/11/2009 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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The Amending Budget (PDAB) No 8 for the year 2009 covers the following elements:

  • An increase of EUR 49 340 000 in commitment appropriations for budget item "Animal disease eradication and monitoring programmes and monitoring of the physical conditions of animals that could pose a public health risk linked to an external factor – New measures". This increase is intended to strengthen the budget for the eradication of bluetongue disease.
  • The creation of budget item "Operation of the high-flux reactor (HFR)" — Supplementary HFR programmes (2009 to 2011), with a "p.m."
  • The creation of budget item "European Police Office – transition costs", to be endowed with an amount of EUR 1 250 000 in commitment and payment appropriations. These appropriations will be redeployed from budget article 18 05 09 Prevention of and fight against crime.
  • A reinforcement of the Community subsidy to EUROJUST by EUR 3 900 000, of which it is proposed that EUR 1 600 000be covered by assigned revenue stemming from the recovery of the EUROJUST surplus for the financial year 2008. Thus, the request for fresh commitment appropriations in this amending budget amounts to EUR 2 300 000. The corresponding payment appropriations will come from article 18 06 07 Civil Justice programme.
  • Modifications to the establishment plan of OLAF, without additional financial provisions.
Amending budget n° 9 Final adoption of amending budget No n° 9 of the European Union for the financial year 2009
Official Journal L326 of 11/12/2009 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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The Amending Budget No 9 for the year 2009 covers

  • the Mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund for an amount of EUR 493 771 159 in commitment and payment appropriations relating to the effects of the earthquake in and around L'Aquila in Arpil 2009.
  • It is proposed to redeploy the corresponding payment appropriations from the policy areas 05 Agricultural and Rural Development, 07 Environment, 08 Research and 11 Maritime Affairs and Fisheries.
Amending budget n° 10 Final adoption of amending budget No n° 10 of the European Union for the financial year 2009
Official Journal L78 of 24/03/2010 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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The Amending Budget No 10 for the year 2009 covers:

  • a net increase in the forecast of revenue (EUR 478,7 million) after the revision of the forecasts of own resources and other revenue;
  • a decrease of payment appropriations in budget lines for headings 1a, 2, and 4 (EUR 2 768,7 million), after taking into account the redeployments proposed in the so-called "global transfer" (DEC 27/2009);
  • a decrease in commitment appropriations under headings 2 and 5 (EUR 359 million), leading to a corresponding increase in the respective margin, which will then be available towards the financing of the second part of the European Economic Recovery Plan (EERP). Since this concerns some budget lines which are non-differentiated, the reduction in commitment appropriations also leads to a further reduction in payments (EUR 55 million).

b. Use of budgetary allocations

Implementation Reports Summary of budget implementation: Revenue & Expenditure
Couverture - Utilisation des allocations budgétaires
  • Revenue table on 30/11/2008 : en fr
  • Expenditure table on 30/11/2008 :
    1. By Financial Framework heading:
      1. Commitments: en fr
      2. Payments:
    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.

c. Mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund

DECISION of the European Parliament and of the Council Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 May 2009 on the mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund
Official Journal L132/10 of 29/05/2009 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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On the basis of the application for support from the Fund submitted by Spain in which the motor vehicle sector was affected, the Commission proposes to deploy the European Union Globalisation Adjustment Fund for a total amount of EUR 3 384 300.

DECISION of the European Parliament and of the Council Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 May 2009 on the mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund
Official Journal L274 of 20/10/2009 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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The Commission proposes to deploy the European Globalisation Fund (EGF) for a total amount of EUR 4 139 550, to be allocated as support to redundant workers of the textile manufacturing sector in Spain and Portugal

DECISION of the European Parliament and of the Council Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 May 2009 on the mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund
Official Journal L304 of 19/11/2009 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 The Commission proposes to deploy the European Globalisation Fund (EGF) for a total amount of EUR 5 553 850 , to be allocated as support to redundant workers, relating to the redundancies in one enterprise Nokia GmbH in Germany
DECISION of the European Parliament and of the Council Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 May 2009 on the mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund
Official Journal L325 of 11/12/2009 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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The Commission proposes to deploy the European Globalisation Fund (EGF) for a total amount of :

  • EUR EUR 9 198 874, to be allocated as support to redundant workers of the textile manufacturing sector in Belgium (Oost en West Vlaanderen & Limburg)
  • EUR 14 831 050 to be allocated as support to redundant workers, relating to the redundancies in one enterprise Dell in Ireland
DECISION of the European Parliament and of the Council Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 May 2009 on the mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund
Official Journal L347 of 24/12/2009 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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The Commission proposes to deploy the European Globalisation Fund (EGF) for a total amount of :

  • EUR 9 839 674, to be allocated as support to redundant workers of the automotive sector in Sweden (Volvo)
  • EUR 5 705 635, to be allocated as support to redundant workers of the automotive sector in nine enterprises in Austria
  • EUR 386 114 to be allocated as support to redundant workers, relating to the redundancies in one enterprise Heijmans N.V (Netherlands).

3. Accounting for the budget

a. Analysis of the budgetary implementation of the Structural Funds

Analysis Analysis of the budgetary implementation of the Structural Funds for financial year 2009
Analyse de l'exécution budgétaire des Fonds structurels en
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b. Annual activity report

Annual activity report Annual activity report for financial year 2009
 
  • annual activity report: en 
  • 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 for financial year 2009
Rapport financier 2009 - couverture de en fr
Annex Detailed data 2000-2009: de en fr fichier excel Press release de en fr
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d. Annual accounts of the European Union

Final annual accounts of the European Union

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council and the Court of Auditors - Annual accounts of the European Union - financial year 2009 - Consolidated financial statements and consolidated reports on implementation of the budget

Official Journal C308 of 12.11.2010 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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e. Report on budgetary and financial management

Report Report on budgetary and financial management for financial year 2009
Rapport de gestion budgétaire et financière - couverture en
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f. Discharge

Decisions and Resolution of the European Parliament

European Parliament decision on discharge in respect of the implementation of the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2009, Section III – Commission

European Parliament resolution on the Court of Auditors' special reports in the context of the 2009 Commission discharge

P7_TA-PROV(2011)0194 and 195 of 10 May 2011 DE EN FR
Annex Commissioner Semeta' speech on the 2009 discharge: en
Description Extract concerning the Commission's discharge (from the provisional text adopted at the sitting of the European Parliament on 10.05.2011)
Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council

Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on the follow-up to the discharge for the 2009 financial year

This is the Commission's report to the European Parliament (EP) and the Council on the follow-up to the discharge for the 2009 financial year, pursuant to Article 319(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, Article 147 of the Financial Regulation and Article 119(5) of the European Development Funds (EDF) Financial Regulation.

COM(2011)736 final of 14.11.2011 de en fr
Annexes Replies to requests from the Council: en
Replies to requests from the European Parliament: en
Description The report summarises the Commission replies to the key requests from the EP and the Council and is accompanied by two Commission Staff Working Documents (CSWD) which contain the Commission replies to each specific request from Parliament and Council (298 all in all). In the Commission staff working documents there is for each request a cross-reference to the relevant paragraph(s) in the documents from either the European Parliament or the Council.
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