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Document 52016PC0606

Proposal for a amendment of the Interinstitutional Agreement of 2 December 2013 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline, on cooperation in budgetary matters and on sound financial management

COM/2016/0606 final

Brussels, 14.9.2016

COM(2016) 606 final

Proposal for a

amendment of the Interinstitutional Agreement

of 2 December 2013 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline, on cooperation in budgetary matters and on sound financial management


THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION AND THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION, Whereas:

(1)A new special instrument establishing a European Union Crisis Reserve financed from decommitted appropriations is provided for in Article 13a of Council Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 1311/2013 laying down the the mutliannual financial framework for years 2014 -2020 1 in order to allow the Union to react rapidly to crises, as well as to events with serious humanitarian or security implications.

(2)The procedure for mobilising the European Union Crisis Reserve needs to be provided for in the Interinstitutional agreement on budgetary discipline, cooperation in budgetary matters and on sound financial management,

HAVE AGREED AS FOLLOWS:

A new point 14a is introduced in part I, section B:

" European Union Crisis Reserve

14a    When the Commission considers that the Reserve needs to be called on, it shall present to the two arms of the budgetary authority a proposal for a transfer from the Reserve to the corresponding budgetary lines.

Any Commission proposal for a transfer to draw on the Reserve, however, shall be preceded by an examination of the scope for reallocating appropriations.

In the event of disagreement a trilogue procedure shall be initiated.

The transfers from the Reserve shall be made in accordance with the Financial Regulation."

Done at Brussels,

For the European Parliament    For the Council    For the Commission

The President    The President    The President

(1)  OJ L 347, 20.12.2013, p. 884.
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