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Document 32017B2121

Definitive adoption (EU, Euratom) 2017/2121 of amending budget No 4 of the European Union for the financial year 2017

OJ L 330, 13.12.2017, p. 14–37 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 31/12/2017

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/budget_suppl_amend/2017/4/oj

13.12.2017   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 330/14


DEFINITIVE ADOPTION (EU, Euratom) 2017/2121

of amending budget No 4 of the European Union for the financial year 2017

THE PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT,

having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, and in particular Article 314(4)(a) and (9) thereof,

having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community, and in particular Article 106a thereof,

having regard to Council Decision 2014/335/EU, Euratom of 26 May 2014 on the system of own resources of the European Union (1),

having regard to Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union and repealing Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1605/2002 (2),

having regard to Council Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 1311/2013 of 2 December 2013 laying down the multiannual financial framework for the years 2014-2020 (3),

having regard to 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 (4),

having regard to the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2017, as definitively adopted on 1 December 2016 (5),

having regard to Draft amending budget No 4 of the European Union for the financial year 2017, which the Commission adopted on 26 June 2017,

having regard to the position on Draft amending budget No 4/2017, which the Council adopted on 4 September 2017 and forwarded to Parliament on the same day,

having regard to Parliament's approval of 13 September 2017 of the Council position,

having regard to Rules 88 and 91 of Parliament’s Rules of Procedure,

DECLARES:

Sole Article

The procedure under Article 314 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union is complete and Amending budget No 4 of the European Union for the financial year 2017 has been definitively adopted.

Done at Strasbourg, 13 September 2017.

The President

A. TAJANI


(1)  OJ L 168, 7.6.2014, p. 105.

(2)  OJ L 298, 26.10.2012, p. 1.

(3)  OJ L 347, 20.12.2013, p. 884.

(4)  OJ C 373, 20.12.2013, p. 1.

(5)  OJ L 51, 28.2.2017.


AMENDING BUDGET No 4 FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR 2017

CONTENTS

STATEMENT OF REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE BY SECTION

Section III: Commission

— Expenditure 17

— Title 13:

Regional and urban policy 19

— Title 40:

Reserves 36

SECTION III

COMMISSION

EXPENDITURE

Title

Heading

Budget 2017

Amending budget No 4/2017

New amount

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

01

ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS

3 086 394 801

2 840 247 301

 

 

3 086 394 801

2 840 247 301

02

INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMES

2 455 727 091

2 260 420 906

 

 

2 455 727 091

2 260 420 906

03

COMPETITION

108 427 562

108 427 562

 

 

108 427 562

108 427 562

04

EMPLOYMENT, SOCIAL AFFAIRS AND INCLUSION

14 313 326 529

10 725 565 124

 

 

14 313 326 529

10 725 565 124

05

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

57 537 879 867

54 110 140 315

 

 

57 537 879 867

54 110 140 315

06

MOBILITY AND TRANSPORT

3 783 964 054

1 815 351 093

 

 

3 783 964 054

1 815 351 093

07

ENVIRONMENT

472 838 520

388 338 137

 

 

472 838 520

388 338 137

08

RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

6 192 803 780

5 911 660 897

 

 

6 192 803 780

5 911 660 897

09

COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS, CONTENT AND TECHNOLOGY

2 008 048 360

2 164 759 630

 

 

2 008 048 360

2 164 759 630

10

DIRECT RESEARCH

401 736 330

401 569 370

 

 

401 736 330

401 569 370

11

MARITIME AFFAIRS AND FISHERIES

1 090 330 395

752 871 678

 

 

1 090 330 395

752 871 678

Reserves (40 02 41)

14 809 522

14 809 522

 

 

14 809 522

14 809 522

 

1 105 139 917

767 681 200

 

 

1 105 139 917

767 681 200

12

FINANCIAL STABILITY, FINANCIAL SERVICES AND CAPITAL MARKETS UNION

85 913 287

88 425 287

 

 

85 913 287

88 425 287

Reserves (40 02 41)

4 856 000

3 267 000

 

 

4 856 000

3 267 000

 

90 769 287

91 692 287

 

 

90 769 287

91 692 287

13

REGIONAL AND URBAN POLICY

38 658 542 242

26 838 474 702

1 166 797 579

–70 402 434

39 825 339 821

26 768 072 268

Reserves (40 01 40, 40 02 41)

23 625 000

12 375 000

 

 

23 625 000

12 375 000

 

38 682 167 242

26 850 849 702

1 166 797 579

–70 402 434

39 848 964 821

26 780 447 268

14

TAXATION AND CUSTOMS UNION

178 361 995

161 007 995

 

 

178 361 995

161 007 995

15

EDUCATION AND CULTURE

3 366 357 284

3 146 029 354

 

 

3 366 357 284

3 146 029 354

16

COMMUNICATION

211 571 438

210 059 438

 

 

211 571 438

210 059 438

17

HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETY

564 254 603

541 521 603

 

 

564 254 603

541 521 603

18

MIGRATION AND HOME AFFAIRS

3 419 137 519

3 075 013 252

 

 

3 419 137 519

3 075 013 252

Reserves (40 02 41)

40 000 000

28 000 000

 

 

40 000 000

28 000 000

 

3 459 137 519

3 103 013 252

 

 

3 459 137 519

3 103 013 252

19

FOREIGN POLICY INSTRUMENTS

738 187 747

699 292 859

 

 

738 187 747

699 292 859

20

TRADE

113 201 323

111 701 323

 

 

113 201 323

111 701 323

21

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT

3 702 842 929

3 339 435 538

 

 

3 702 842 929

3 339 435 538

22

NEIGHBOURHOOD AND ENLARGEMENT NEGOTIATIONS

4 508 080 400

3 856 253 509

 

 

4 508 080 400

3 856 253 509

23

HUMANITARIAN AID AND CIVIL PROTECTION

1 052 651 277

1 254 755 387

 

 

1 052 651 277

1 254 755 387

24

FIGHT AGAINST FRAUD

82 246 700

80 192 081

 

 

82 246 700

80 192 081

25

COMMISSION’S POLICY COORDINATION AND LEGAL ADVICE

232 305 442

232 055 442

 

 

232 305 442

232 055 442

26

COMMISSION’S ADMINISTRATION

1 065 512 732

1 063 133 732

 

 

1 065 512 732

1 063 133 732

Reserves (40 01 40)

4 644 253

4 644 253

 

 

4 644 253

4 644 253

 

1 070 156 985

1 067 777 985

 

 

1 070 156 985

1 067 777 985

27

BUDGET

76 142 758

76 142 758

 

 

76 142 758

76 142 758

28

AUDIT

19 227 094

19 227 094

 

 

19 227 094

19 227 094

29

STATISTICS

143 533 663

127 573 663

 

 

143 533 663

127 573 663

30

PENSIONS AND RELATED EXPENDITURE

1 796 802 000

1 796 802 000

 

 

1 796 802 000

1 796 802 000

31

LANGUAGE SERVICES

407 877 123

407 877 123

 

 

407 877 123

407 877 123

32

ENERGY

1 643 319 742

1 316 740 381

 

 

1 643 319 742

1 316 740 381

33

JUSTICE AND CONSUMERS

270 997 258

238 117 353

 

 

270 997 258

238 117 353

34

CLIMATE ACTION

146 724 470

102 431 675

 

 

146 724 470

102 431 675

40

RESERVES

571 858 775

307 693 341

 

70 402 434

571 858 775

378 095 775

 

Total

154 507 127 090

130 569 308 903

1 166 797 579

 

155 673 924 669

130 569 308 903

Of which Reserves (40 01 40, 40 02 41)

87 934 775

63 095 775

 

 

87 934 775

63 095 775

TITLE 13

REGIONAL AND URBAN POLICY

Title

Chapter

Heading

Budget 2017

Amending budget No 4/2017

New amount

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

13 01

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENDITURE OF THE ‘REGIONAL AND URBAN POLICY’ POLICY AREA

89 356 102

89 356 102

 

 

89 356 102

89 356 102

Reserves (40 01 40)

1 125 000

1 125 000

 

 

1 125 000

1 125 000

 

90 481 102

90 481 102

 

 

90 481 102

90 481 102

13 03

EUROPEAN REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUND AND OTHER REGIONAL OPERATIONS

29 218 751 321

20 321 105 381

 

– 981 150 000

29 218 751 321

19 339 955 381

13 04

COHESION FUND (CF)

9 080 135 577

6 004 299 508

 

– 256 050 013

9 080 135 577

5 748 249 495

13 05

INSTRUMENT FOR PRE-ACCESSION ASSISTANCE — REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND REGIONAL AND TERRITORIAL COOPERATION

115 060 568

264 279 412

 

 

115 060 568

264 279 412

13 06

SOLIDARITY FUND

120 402 434

120 402 434

1 166 797 579

1 166 797 579

1 287 200 013

1 287 200 013

13 07

AID REGULATION

34 836 240

39 031 865

 

 

34 836 240

39 031 865

13 08

STRUCTURAL REFORM SUPPORT PROGRAMME (SRSP) – OPERATIONAL TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

Reserves (40 02 41)

22 500 000

11 250 000

 

 

22 500 000

11 250 000

 

22 500 000

11 250 000

 

 

22 500 000

11 250 000

 

Title 13 — Total

38 658 542 242

26 838 474 702

1 166 797 579

–70 402 434

39 825 339 821

26 768 072 268

Reserves (40 01 40, 40 02 41)

23 625 000

12 375 000

 

 

23 625 000

12 375 000

 

38 682 167 242

26 850 849 702

1 166 797 579

–70 402 434

39 848 964 821

26 780 447 268

CHAPTER 13 03 —   EUROPEAN REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUND AND OTHER REGIONAL OPERATIONS

Title

Chapter

Article

Item

Heading

FF

Budget 2017

Amending budget No 4/2017

New amount

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

13 03

EUROPEAN REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUND AND OTHER REGIONAL OPERATIONS

13 03 01

Completion of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — Objective 1 (2000 to 2006)

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 02

Completion of the special programme for peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland and the border counties of Ireland (2000 to 2006)

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 03

Completion of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — Objective 1 (prior to 2000)

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 04

Completion of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — Objective 2 (2000 to 2006)

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 05

Completion of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — Objective 2 (prior to 2000)

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 06

Completion of Urban (2000 to 2006)

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 07

Completion of earlier programmes — Community initiatives (prior to 2000)

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 08

Completion of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — Technical assistance and innovative measures (2000 to 2006)

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 09

Completion of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — Technical assistance and innovation measures (prior to 2000)

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 12

Union contribution to the International Fund for Ireland

1.1

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 13

Completion of Interreg III Community initiative (2000 to 2006)

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 14

Support for regions bordering candidate countries — Completion of earlier programmes (2000 to 2006)

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 16

Completion of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — Convergence

1.2

p.m.

1 367 611 177

 

– 915 477 000

p.m.

452 134 177

13 03 17

Completion of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — PEACE

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 18

Completion of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — Regional competitiveness and employment

1.2

p.m.

129 851 990

 

–23 165 000

p.m.

106 686 990

13 03 19

Completion of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — European territorial cooperation

1.2

p.m.

68 093 650

 

–42 508 000

p.m.

25 585 650

13 03 20

Completion of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — Operational technical assistance

1.2

p.m.

1 610 747

 

 

p.m.

1 610 747

13 03 31

Completion of technical assistance and dissemination of information on the European Union strategy for the Baltic Sea region and an improved knowledge of macro-regions strategy (2007 to 2013)

1.2

p.m.

154 965

 

 

p.m.

154 965

13 03 40

Completion of risk-sharing instruments financed from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Convergence envelope (2007 to 2013)

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 41

Completion of risk-sharing instruments financed from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Regional competitiveness and employment envelope (2007 to 2013)

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 60

European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — Less developed regions — Investment for growth and jobs goal

1.2

18 775 111 553

12 457 677 000

 

 

18 775 111 553

12 457 677 000

13 03 61

European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — Transition regions — Investment for growth and jobs goal

1.2

3 719 489 334

2 204 431 000

 

 

3 719 489 334

2 204 431 000

13 03 62

European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — More developed regions — Investment for growth and jobs goal

1.2

4 622 273 189

3 043 052 000

 

 

4 622 273 189

3 043 052 000

13 03 63

European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — Additional allocation for outermost and sparsely populated regions — Investment for growth and jobs goal

1.2

222 029 433

139 873 000

 

 

222 029 433

139 873 000

13 03 64

European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — European territorial cooperation

13 03 64 01

European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — European territorial cooperation

1.2

1 731 601 443

783 299 000

 

 

1 731 601 443

783 299 000

13 03 64 02

Participation of candidate countries and potential candidates in ERDF ETC— Contribution from Heading 4 (IPA II)

4

9 396 205

1 312 500

 

 

9 396 205

1 312 500

13 03 64 03

Participation of European neighbourhood countries in ERDF ETC — Contribution from Heading 4 (ENI)

4

1 459 650

231 000

 

 

1 459 650

231 000

 

Article 13 03 64 — Subtotal

 

1 742 457 298

784 842 500

 

 

1 742 457 298

784 842 500

13 03 65

European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — Operational technical assistance

13 03 65 01

European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — Operational technical assistance

1.2

74 000 000

69 400 000

 

 

74 000 000

69 400 000

13 03 65 02

European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — Operational technical assistance managed by the Commission at the request of a Member State

1.2

p.m.

1 028 043

 

 

p.m.

1 028 043

 

Article 13 03 65 — Subtotal

 

74 000 000

70 428 043

 

 

74 000 000

70 428 043

13 03 66

European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — Innovative actions in the field of sustainable urban development

1.2

53 090 514

42 472 411

 

 

53 090 514

42 472 411

13 03 67

Macro-regional strategies 2014-2020 — European strategy for the Baltic Sea region — Technical assistance

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 68

Macro-regional strategies 2014-2020 — European Union strategy for the Danube region — Technical assistance

1.2

p.m.

500 000

 

 

p.m.

500 000

13 03 77

Pilot projects and preparatory actions

13 03 77 01

Pilot project — Pan-European coordination of Roma integration methods

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 77 03

Preparatory action — Promoting a more favourable environment for micro-credit in Europe

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 77 06

Preparatory action — Enhancing regional and local cooperation through the promotion of Union regional policy on a global scale

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 77 07

Preparatory action — The definition of governance model for the European Union Danube region — better and effective coordination

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 77 08

Pilot project — Towards a common regional identity, reconciliation of nations and economic and social cooperation including a pan-European expertise and excellence platform in the Danube macro-region

1.2

p.m.

322 551

 

 

p.m.

322 551

13 03 77 09

Preparatory action on an Atlantic Forum for the European Union Atlantic strategy

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 77 10

Preparatory action — Supporting Mayotte, or any other territory potentially affected, with the switchover to outermost-region status

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 77 12

Preparatory action — Towards a common regional identity, reconciliation of nations and economic and social cooperation including a pan-European expertise and excellence platform in the Danube macro-region

1.2

p.m.

1 234 347

 

 

p.m.

1 234 347

13 03 77 13

Pilot project — Cohesion policy and the synergies with the research and development funds: the ‘stairway to excellence’

1.2

p.m.

600 000

 

 

p.m.

600 000

13 03 77 14

Preparatory action — A regional strategy for the North Sea region

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 77 15

Preparatory action — World cities: EU-third countries cooperation on urban development

1.2

p.m.

750 000

 

 

p.m.

750 000

13 03 77 16

Preparatory action — The actual and desired state of the economic potential in regions outside the Greek capital Athens

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 03 77 17

Preparatory action — EU-CELAC cooperation on territorial cohesion

1.2

2 000 000

1 700 000

 

 

2 000 000

1 700 000

13 03 77 18

Preparatory action — Cohesion policy and synergies with the research and development funds: the stairway to excellence — the way forward

1.2

1 500 000

1 000 000

 

 

1 500 000

1 000 000

13 03 77 19

Preparatory action — Support for growth and governance in regions whose development is lagging behind

1.2

1 000 000

1 000 000

 

 

1 000 000

1 000 000

13 03 77 20

Preparatory action — The economic competitive advantages and potential for smart specialisation at regional level in Romania

1.2

p.m.

1 000 000

 

 

p.m.

1 000 000

13 03 77 21

Pilot project —European Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region (EUSAIR): generation and preparation of initiatives and projects with genuine added value for the region as a whole

1.2

1 300 000

650 000

 

 

1 300 000

650 000

13 03 77 22

Preparatory action — Macro-regional strategy 2014-2020: EU strategy for the Alpine Region

1.2

2 000 000

1 000 000

 

 

2 000 000

1 000 000

13 03 77 23

Preparatory action — Urban agenda for the EU

1.2

2 500 000

1 250 000

 

 

2 500 000

1 250 000

 

Article 13 03 77 — Subtotal

 

10 300 000

10 506 898

 

 

10 300 000

10 506 898

 

Chapter 13 03 — Total

 

29 218 751 321

20 321 105 381

 

– 981 150 000

29 218 751 321

19 339 955 381

Remarks

Article 175 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union provides that the objectives of economic, social and territorial cohesion set out in Article 174 shall be supported by the action it takes through the Structural Funds, which includes the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). In accordance with Article 176, the ERDF is intended to help redress the main regional imbalances in the Union. The tasks, priority objectives and the organisation of the Structural Funds are defined in accordance with Article 177.

Article 80 of the Financial Regulation provides for financial corrections in the event of expenditure incurred in breach of applicable law.

Article 39 of Regulation (EC) No 1260/1999, Articles 100 and 102 of Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 and Articles 85, 144 and 145 of Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013 on criteria for financial corrections by the Commission provide for specific rules on financial corrections applicable to the ERDF.

Any revenue from the financial corrections carried out on that basis is entered in Article 6 5 1, 6 5 2, 6 5 3 or 6 5 4 of the statement of revenue and constitutes assigned revenue in accordance with point (c) of Article 21(3) of the Financial Regulation.

Article 177 of the Financial Regulation lays down the conditions for the repayment in full, or in part, of prefinancing payments in respect of a given operation.

Article 82 of Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 provides for specific rules on repayment of prefinancing applicable to the ERDF.

Prefinancing amounts repaid shall constitute internal assigned revenue in accordance with Article 21(4) of the Financial Regulation and shall be entered in Item 6 1 5 0 or 6 1 5 7.

Measures to combat fraud are funded from Article 24 02 01.

Legal basis

Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, and in particular Articles 174, 175, 176 and 177 thereof.

Council Regulation (EC) No 1260/1999 of 21 June 1999 laying down general provisions on the Structural Funds (OJ L 161, 26.6.1999, p. 1) and in particular Article 39 thereof.

Regulation (EC) No 1783/1999 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 July 1999 on the European Regional Development Fund (OJ L 213, 13.8.1999, p. 1).

Regulation (EC) No 1080/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 July 2006 on the European Regional Development Fund and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1783/1999 (OJ L 210, 31.7.2006, p. 1).

Council Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 of 11 July 2006 laying down general provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund and the Cohesion Fund and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1260/1999 (OJ L 210, 31.7.2006, p. 25) and in particular Articles 82, 83, 100 and 102 thereof.

Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union and repealing Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1605/2002 (OJ L 298, 26.10.2012, p. 1), and in particular Article 21(3) and (4) and Articles 80 and 177 thereof.

Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 laying down common provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund, the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and laying down general provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 (OJ L 347, 20.12.2013, p. 320).

Reference acts

Conclusions of the Berlin European Council of 24 and 25 March 1999.

Conclusions of the Brussels European Council of 15 and 16 December 2005.

Conclusions of the European Council of 7 and 8 February 2013.

13 03 16
Completion of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — Convergence

Budget 2017

Amending budget No 4/2017

New amount

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

p.m.

1 367 611 177

 

– 915 477 000

p.m.

452 134 177

Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover commitments remaining to be settled for programmes under the ERDF objective of the convergence in the 2007-2013 programming period. This objective is aimed at speeding up the convergence of the least-developed Member States and regions by improving conditions for growth and employment.

Part of this appropriation is intended to be used to address intra-regional disparities so as to ensure that the overall state of development of a given region does not hide poverty loops and disadvantaged territorial units.

In accordance with Article 105a(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 as modified by point 7 of Annex III to the Treaty concerning the Accession of the Republic of Croatia to the European Union (OJ L 112, 24.4.2012), programmes and major projects which, on the date of accession of Croatia, have been approved under Regulation (EC) No 1085/2006 and the implementation of which has not been completed by that date, shall be considered to have been approved by the Commission under Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006, with the exception of the programmes approved under the components referred to in points (a) and (e) of Article 3(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1085/2006.

Legal basis

Regulation (EC) No 1080/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 July 2006 on the European Regional Development Fund and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1783/1999 (OJ L 210, 31.7.2006, p. 1).

Council Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 of 11 July 2006 laying down general provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund and the Cohesion Fund and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1260/1999 (OJ L 210, 31.7.2006, p. 25).

13 03 18
Completion of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — Regional competitiveness and employment

Budget 2017

Amending budget No 4/2017

New amount

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

p.m.

129 851 990

 

–23 165 000

p.m.

106 686 990

Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover commitments remaining to be settled for the programmes under the ERDF objective of the regional competitiveness and employment in the 2007-2013 programming period. This objective shall, outside the least developed regions, be aimed at strengthening regions’ competitiveness and attractiveness as well as employment by taking into consideration the goals set in the Europe 2020 strategy.

Legal basis

Regulation (EC) No 1080/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 July 2006 on the European Regional Development Fund and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1783/1999 (OJ L 210, 31.7.2006, p. 1).

Council Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 of 11 July 2006 laying down general provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund and the Cohesion Fund and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1260/1999 (OJ L 210, 31.7.2006, p. 25).

13 03 19
Completion of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) — European territorial cooperation

Budget 2017

Amending budget No 4/2017

New amount

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

p.m.

68 093 650

 

–42 508 000

p.m.

25 585 650

Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover commitments remaining to be settled for the programmes under the ERDF objective of European territorial cooperation in the 2007-2013 programming period. This objective shall be aimed at strengthening territorial cooperation and macro-regional cooperation and exchange of experience at the appropriate level.

In accordance with Article 105a(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 as modified by point 7 of Annex III to the Treaty concerning the Accession of the Republic of Croatia to the European Union (OJ L 112, 24.4.2012), programmes and major projects which, on the date of accession of Croatia, have been approved under Regulation (EC) No 1085/2006 and the implementation of which has not been completed by that date, shall be considered to have been approved by the Commission under Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006, with the exception of the programmes approved under the components referred to in points (a) and (e) of Article 3(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1085/2006.

Legal basis

Regulation (EC) No 1080/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 July 2006 on the European Regional Development Fund and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1783/1999 (OJ L 210, 31.7.2006, p. 1).

Council Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 of 11 July 2006 laying down general provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund and the Cohesion Fund and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1260/1999 (OJ L 210, 31.7.2006, p. 25).

CHAPTER 13 04 —   COHESION FUND (CF)

Title

Chapter

Article

Item

Heading

FF

Budget 2017

Amending budget No 4/2017

New amount

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

13 04

COHESION FUND (CF)

13 04 01

Completion of Cohesion Fund projects (prior to 2007)

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 04 02

Completion of Cohesion Fund (2007 to 2013)

1.2

p.m.

329 335 976

 

– 256 050 013

p.m.

73 285 963

13 04 03

Completion of risk-sharing instruments financed from the Cohesion Fund envelope (2007 to 2013)

1.2

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

13 04 60

Cohesion Fund — Investment for growth and jobs goal

1.2

9 055 827 791

5 651 952 000

 

 

9 055 827 791

5 651 952 000

13 04 61

Cohesion Fund — Operational technical assistance

13 04 61 01

Cohesion Fund — Operational technical assistance

1.2

24 307 786

22 300 000

 

 

24 307 786

22 300 000

13 04 61 02

Cohesion Fund — Operational technical assistance managed by the Commission at the request of a Member State

1.2

p.m.

711 532

 

 

p.m.

711 532

 

Article 13 04 61 — Subtotal

 

24 307 786

23 011 532

 

 

24 307 786

23 011 532

 

Chapter 13 04 — Total

 

9 080 135 577

6 004 299 508

 

– 256 050 013

9 080 135 577

5 748 249 495

Remarks

Article 177, second paragraph, of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union provides that a Cohesion Fund is to be set up to support projects in the fields of the environment and trans-European networks in the area of transport infrastructure.

Article H of Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 1164/94, Articles 100 and 102 of Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006, and Articles 85, 144 and 145 of Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013 on criteria for financial corrections by the Commission provide for specific rules on financial corrections applicable to the Cohesion Fund.

Article 80 of the Financial Regulation provides for financial corrections in the event of expenditure incurred in breach of applicable law. Any revenue from the financial corrections carried out on that basis is entered in Article 6 5 1, 6 5 2, 6 5 3 or 6 5 4 of the statement of revenue and constitutes assigned revenue in accordance with point (c) of Article 21(3) of the Financial Regulation.

Article 177 of the Financial Regulation lays down the conditions for the repayment in full, or in part, of prefinancing payments in respect of a given operation.

Article 82 of Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 provides for specific rules on repayment of prefinancing applicable to the Cohesion Fund.

Prefinancing amounts repaid shall constitute internal assigned revenue in accordance with Article 21(4) of the Financial Regulation and shall be entered in Item 6 1 5 0 or 6 1 5 7.

Anti-fraud operations will be financed under Article 24 02 01.

Legal basis

Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, and in particular Article 177 thereof.

Council Regulation (EC) No 1164/94 of 16 May 1994 (OJ L 130, 25.5.1994, p. 1), establishing a Cohesion Fund (OJ L 130, 25.5.1994, p. 1).

Council Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 of 11 July 2006 laying down general provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund and the Cohesion Fund and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1260/1999 (OJ L 210, 31.7.2006, p. 25) and in particular Articles 82, 100 and 102 thereof.

Council Regulation (EC) No 1084/2006 of 11 July 2006 establishing a Cohesion Fund and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1164/94 (OJ L 210, 31.7.2006, p. 79).

Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union and repealing Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1605/2002 (OJ L 298, 26.10.2012, p. 1), and in particular Article 21(3) and (4) and Articles 80 and 177 thereof.

Regulation (EU) No 1300/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 on the Cohesion Fund and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1084/2006 (OJ L 347, 20.12.2013, p. 281).

Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 laying down common provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund, the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and laying down general provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 (OJ L 347, 20.12.2013, p. 320).

Reference acts

Conclusions of the Brussels European Council of 15 and 16 December 2005.

Conclusions of the European Council of 7 and 8 February 2013.

13 04 02
Completion of Cohesion Fund (2007 to 2013)

Budget 2017

Amending budget No 4/2017

New amount

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

p.m.

329 335 976

 

– 256 050 013

p.m.

73 285 963

Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover commitments to be settled for the Cohesion Fund from the 2007-2013 programming period.

This appropriation is also intended to cover commitments remaining to be settled from the preparatory, monitoring, administrative and technical support, evaluation, audit and inspection measures necessary for implementing Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006, as provided for in Article 45 of that Regulation. In particular, it may be used to cover:

support expenditure (representation expenses, training, meetings),

information and publishing expenditure,

expenditure on information technology and telecommunications,

contract for the provision of services and studies,

grants.

This appropriation is also intended to cover commitments remaining to be settled for measures approved by the Commission in the context of the preparation of the 2014-2020 programming period.

In accordance with Article 105a(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 as modified by point 7 of Annex III to the Treaty concerning the Accession of the Republic of Croatia to the European Union (OJ L 112, 24.4.2012), programmes and major projects which, on the date of accession of Croatia, have been approved under Regulation (EC) No 1085/2006 and the implementation of which has not been completed by that date, shall be considered to have been approved by the Commission under Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006, with the exception of the programmes approved under the components referred to in points (a) and (e) of Article 3(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1085/2006.

Legal basis

Council Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 of 11 July 2006 laying down general provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund and the Cohesion Fund and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1260/1999 (OJ L 210, 31.7.2006, p. 25).

Council Regulation (EC) No 1084/2006 of 11 July 2006 establishing the Cohesion Fund (EC) (OJ L 210, 31.7.2006, p. 79).

Reference acts

Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular Articles 158 and 161 thereof.

Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, and in particular Articles 174 and 177 thereof.

CHAPTER 13 06 —   SOLIDARITY FUND

Title

Chapter

Article

Item

Heading

FF

Budget 2017

Amending budget No 4/2017

New amount

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

13 06

SOLIDARITY FUND

13 06 01

Assistance to Member States in the event of a major natural disaster with serious repercussions on living conditions, the natural environment or the economy

9

120 402 434

120 402 434

1 166 797 579

1 166 797 579

1 287 200 013

1 287 200 013

13 06 02

Assistance to countries negotiating for accession in the event of a major natural disaster with serious repercussions on living conditions, the natural environment or the economy

9

p.m.

p.m.

 

 

p.m.

p.m.

 

Chapter 13 06 — Total

 

120 402 434

120 402 434

1 166 797 579

1 166 797 579

1 287 200 013

1 287 200 013

13 06 01
Assistance to Member States in the event of a major natural disaster with serious repercussions on living conditions, the natural environment or the economy

Budget 2017

Amending budget No 4/2017

New amount

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

120 402 434

120 402 434

1 166 797 579

1 166 797 579

1 287 200 013

1 287 200 013

Remarks

This article is intended to record appropriations resulting from the mobilisation of the European Union Solidarity Fund in the event of major or regional disasters in the Member States. Assistance should be provided in connection with natural disasters to the Member States concerned, with a deadline being laid down for use of the financial assistance awarded and provision being made for beneficiary states to substantiate the use made of the assistance they receive. Assistance received which is subsequently offset by third-party payments, under the ‘polluter pays’ principle, for example, or received in excess of the final valuation of damage should be recovered.

With the exception of advance payments, the allocation of the appropriations will be carried out by transfers of appropriations from the reserve or, in case of insufficient appropriations in the reserve, by an amending budget simultaneously to the mobilisation decision of the European Union Solidarity Fund.

Legal basis

Council Regulation (EC) No 2012/2002 of 11 November 2002 establishing the European Union Solidarity Fund (OJ L 311, 14.11.2002, p. 3).

Council Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 1311/2013 of 2 December 2013 laying down the multiannual financial framework for the years 2014-2020 (OJ L 347, 20.12.2013, p. 884), and in particular Article 10 thereof.

TITLE 40

RESERVES

Title

Chapter

Heading

Budget 2017

Amending budget No 4/2017

New amount

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

40 01

RESERVES FOR ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENDITURE

5 769 253

5 769 253

 

 

5 769 253

5 769 253

40 02

RESERVES FOR FINANCIAL INTERVENTIONS

566 089 522

372 326 522

 

 

566 089 522

372 326 522

40 03

NEGATIVE RESERVE

p.m.

–70 402 434

 

70 402 434

p.m.

p.m.

 

Title 40 — Total

571 858 775

307 693 341

 

70 402 434

571 858 775

378 095 775

CHAPTER 40 03 —   NEGATIVE RESERVE

Title

Chapter

Article

Item

Heading

FF

Budget 2017

Amending budget No 4/2017

New amount

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

40 03

NEGATIVE RESERVE

40 03 01

Negative reserve

8

p.m.

–70 402 434

 

70 402 434

p.m.

p.m.

 

Chapter 40 03 — Total

 

p.m.

–70 402 434

 

70 402 434

p.m.

p.m.

40 03 01
Negative reserve

Budget 2017

Amending budget No 4/2017

New amount

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

Commitments

Payments

p.m.

–70 402 434

 

70 402 434

p.m.

p.m.

Remarks

The principle of a negative reserve is provided for in Article 47 of the Financial Regulation. This reserve must be drawn upon before the end of the financial year by means of transfer in accordance with the procedure laid down in Articles 26 and 27 of the Financial Regulation.

Legal basis

Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union and repealing Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1605/2002 (OJ L 298, 26.10.2012, p. 1).


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