Resolution CM/Res(2009)13
concerning the financial statements of the Enlarged Agreement
on the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission)
for the year ended 31 December 2008

(Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 21 October 2009
at the 1068th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies)

The Committee of Ministers, under the terms of Article 16 of the Statute of the Council of Europe,

Having regard to Article 70 of the Financial Regulations;

Having regard to the financial statements of the Enlarged Agreement on the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) for the year ended 31 December 2008, as presented by the Secretary General;

Having regard to the opinion of the External Auditor;

Having regard to the report of the External Auditor,

Resolves as follows:

1. The financial statements of the Enlarged Agreement on the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) for the year ended 31 December 2008 (CM(2009)100, pages 165-174), presented by the Secretary General, are approved;

2. The unexpended appropriations for the financial year 2008 amounting to €53 675.92, as shown in the budgetary management accounts (CM(2009)100, pages 174) presented by the Secretary General, are cancelled;

3. The Secretary General is hereby discharged from financial responsibility in respect of the financial year 2008;

4. Approval is hereby given to the apportionment of the amount of €82 956.13, representing the surplus for the financial year 2008, among the member states as indicated in the appendix to this resolution;

5. The share of the surplus of the Enlarged Agreement on the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) budget due to each state will be applied to meet any additional contributions for which states may become liable, should supplementary appropriations be granted in the 2009 budget, any part of the share that remains being considered as an advance on its contributions for 2010.

Appendix to Resolution CM/Res(2009)13

Apportionment among member states of the surplus of the Budget of the Enlarged Agreement
on the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission)
for the financial year 2008

 

Scale of contributions for the financial year
2008
(Resolution CM/Res(2007)44)
%

 

Credit balance due to member states

 

       

MEMBER STATES OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE

     
       

Albania

0.1200

 

99.55

Andorra

0.1200

 

99.55

Armenia

0.1200

 

99.55

Austria

1.7835

 

1 479.52

Azerbaijan

0.2187

 

181.43

Belgium

2.1677

 

1 798.24

Bosnia and Herzegovina

0.1338

 

111.00

Bulgaria

0.2888

 

239.58

Croatia

0.2831

 

234.85

Cyprus

0.1200

 

99.55

Czech Republic

0.8129

 

674.35

Denmark

1.4659

 

1 216.05

Estonia

0.1200

 

99.55

Finland

1.1347

 

941.30

France

13.1552

 

10 913.04

Georgia

0.1200

 

99.55

Germany

13.1552

 

10 913.04

Greece

1.4801

 

1 227.83

Hungary

0.7575

 

628.39

Iceland

0.1200

 

99.55

Ireland

1.0997

 

912.27

Italy

13.1552

 

10 913.04

Latvia

0.1200

 

99.55

Liechtenstein

0.1200

 

99.55

Lithuania

0.1939

 

160.85

Luxembourg

0.1903

 

157.87

Malta

0.1200

 

99.55

Moldova

0.1200

 

99.55

Monaco

0.1200

 

99.55

Montenegro

0.1200

 

99.55

Netherlands

3.6414

 

3 020.76

Norway

1.5662

 

1 299.26

Poland

2.1844

 

1 812.09

Portugal

1.1757

 

975.32

Romania

0.8675

 

719.64

Russian Federation

6.2062

 

5 148.42

San Marino

0.1200

 

99.55

Serbia

0.2756

 

228.63

Slovak Republic

0.3362

 

278.90

Slovenia

0.2190

 

181.67

Spain

6.5506

 

5 434.12

Sweden

2.0940

 

1 737.10

Switzerland

2.1331

 

1 769.54

“the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

0.1200

 

99.55

Turkey

3.1262

 

2 593.37

Ukraine

1.3136

 

1 089.71

United Kingdom

13.1552

 

10 913.04

TOTAL MEMBER STATES OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE

98.1211

 

81 397.47

       

NON-MEMBER STATES OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE

     
       

Chile

0.2728

 

226.30

Republic of Korea

1.5661

 

1 299.18

Kyrgyz Republic

0.0400

 

33.18

       

TOTAL NON-MEMBER STATES OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE

1.8789

 

1 558.66

       

TOTAL

100.0000

 

82 956.13

       


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