Ensuring sound financial management of the EU budget

 

SUMMARY OF:

Decision (EU) 2018/1220 on the rules of procedure of the panel referred to in Article 143 of the EU’s Financial Regulation

WHAT IS THE AIM OF THE DECISION?

KEY POINTS

The European Commission appoints the independent Chair of the panel for a non-renewable 5-year term. The person must be either a former member of the Court of Justice of the European Union or the Court of Auditors, or previously a Director-General of an EU Institution other than the Commission. He/she is deputised by a Vice-Chair.

The chair (vice-chair):

The panel also has:

A permanent secretariat:

OLAF: The panel:

Referring cases to the panel: any authorising official in an EU institution, agency or body:

Right to be heard: economic operators:

The panel:

EU staff: The panel:

The decision repeals the two Commission decisions C(2011) 6109 final and (EU) 2015/2463 which had set out rules of procedure for earlier panels.

FROM WHEN DOES THE DECISION APPLY?

It has applied since 2 August 2018.

BACKGROUND

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KEY TERMS

Economic operator: Person, entity, business or other organisation which supplies goods, works or services.

MAIN DOCUMENT

Commission Decision (EU) 2018/1220 of 6 September 2018 on the rules of procedure of the panel referred to in Article 143 of Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2018/1046 of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ L 226, 7.9.2018, pp. 7-16)

RELATED DOCUMENT

Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2018/1046 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 July 2018 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union, amending Regulations (EU) No 1296/2013, (EU) No 1301/2013, (EU) No 1303/2013, (EU) No 1304/2013, (EU) No 1309/2013, (EU) No 1316/2013, (EU) No 223/2014, (EU) No 283/2014, and Decision No 541/2014/EU and repealing Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012 (OJ L 193, 30.7.2018, pp. 1-222)

last update 23.05.2019