Draft amending budget No 4 to the general budget 2019: Reduction of commitment and payment appropriations

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Series Details COM (2019) 610
Publication Date 02/07/2019
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Draft amending budget presented on 2 July 2019 by the European Commission amending commitment and payment appropriations in line with updated needs of expenditure and update of revenue (own resources).

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The purpose of DAB No 4/2019 is to update both the expenditure and the revenue sides of the budget to take account of the latest developments.

On the expenditure side:

  • to release commitment and payment appropriations of budget lines for headings 1a Competitiveness for growth and jobs, 1b Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion, 3 Security and Citizenship, 4 Global Europe as well as the European Union solidarity fund;
  • to adjust the budget 2019 of some institutions as a result of the postponement of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union to 31 October 2019.

On the revenue side:

  • to revise the forecast of Traditional Own Resources (i.e. customs duties and sugar sector levies), value-added tax (VAT) and gross national income (GNI) bases, and to budget the relevant UK corrections and their financing, which all affect the distribution of own resources contributions from Member States to the EU budget.
Source Link https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=COM:2019:610:FIN
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