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Document 32015D0908(01)

Council Decision of 4 September 2015 adopting the Council's position on the draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2016

OJ C 295, 8.9.2015, p. 2–2 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

8.9.2015   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 295/2


COUNCIL DECISION

of 4 September 2015

adopting the Council's position on the draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2016

(2015/C 295/03)

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, and in particular Article 314(3) thereof, in conjunction with the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community and in particular Article 106a thereof,

Whereas:

1.

On 25 June 2015, the Commission submitted a proposal containing the draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2016 (1),

2.

On 26 June 2015, the Commission presented letter of amendment No 1 to the draft general budget for the financial year 2016 (2),

3.

The Council examined the Commission proposal with a view to defining a position consistent, on the revenue side, with Council Decision 2007/436/EC, Euratom of 7 June 2007 on the system of the European Communities' own resources (3), and, on the expenditure side, with Council Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 1311/2013 of 2 December 2013 laying down the multiannual financial framework for the years 2014-2020 (4),

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Sole Article

The Council's position on the draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2016 was adopted by the Council on 4 September 2015.

The full text can be accessed for consultation or downloading on the Council's website: http://www.consilium.europa.eu/

Done at Brussels, 4 September 2015.

For the Council

The President

J. ASSELBORN


(1)  COM(2015) 300 final.

(2)  COM(2015) 317 final.

(3)  OJ L 163, 23.6.2007, p. 17.

(4)  OJ L 347, 20.12.2013, p. 884.


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