3.10.2018   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 248/172


DECISION (EU) 2018/1346 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

of 18 April 2018

on discharge in respect of the implementation of the budget of the Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union for the financial year 2016

THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT,

having regard to the final annual accounts of the Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union for the financial year 2016,

having regard to the Court of Auditors’ report on the annual accounts of the Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union for the financial year 2016, together with the Centre’s reply (1),

having regard to the statement of assurance (2) as to the reliability of the accounts and the legality and regularity of the underlying transactions provided by the Court of Auditors for the financial year 2016, pursuant to Article 287 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

having regard to the Council’s recommendation of 20 February 2018 on discharge to be given to the Centre in respect of the implementation of the budget for the financial year 2016 (05941/2018 — C8-0063/2018),

having regard to Article 319 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

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 (3), and in particular Article 208 thereof,

having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 2965/94 of 28 November 1994 setting up a Translation Centre for Bodies of the European Union (4), and in particular Article 14 thereof,

having regard to Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1271/2013 of 30 September 2013 on the framework financial regulation for the bodies referred to in Article 208 of Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council (5), and in particular Article 108 thereof,

having regard to Rule 94 of and Annex IV to its Rules of Procedure,

having regard to the report of the Committee on Budgetary Control and the opinion of the Committee on Culture and Education (A8-0106/2018),

1.

Grants the Director of the Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union discharge in respect of the implementation of the Centre’s budget for the financial year 2016;

2.

Sets out its observations in the resolution below;

3.

Instructs its President to forward this decision, and the resolution forming an integral part of it, to the Director of the Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union, the Council, the Commission and the Court of Auditors, and to arrange for their publication in the Official Journal of the European Union (L series).

The President

Antonio TAJANI

The Secretary-General

Klaus WELLE


(1)  OJ C 417, 6.12.2017, p. 37.

(2)  See footnote 1.

(3)  OJ L 298, 26.10.2012, p. 1.

(4)  OJ L 314, 7.12.1994, p. 1.

(5)  OJ L 328, 7.12.2013, p. 42.