Increase of expenditures

Increase of expenditures

Increase of expenditures

Increase of expenditures

- Constitution of Germany

Article 113[Increase of expenditures]

(1) Laws that increase the budget expenditures proposed by the Federal Government or entail or will bring about new expenditures shall require the consent of the Federal Government. This requirement shall also apply to laws that entail or will bring about decreases in revenue. The Federal Government may demand that the Bundestag postpone its vote on bills to this effect. In this event the Federal Govern­ment shall submit its comments to the Bundestag within six weeks.

(2) Within four weeks after the Bundestag has adopted such a law, the Federal Government may demand that it vote on the law a second time.

(3) If the bill has become law pursuant to Article 78, the Federal Government may withhold its consent only within six weeks and only after having initiated the procedure pro­vided for in the third and fourth sentences of paragraph (1) or in paragraph (2) of this Article. Upon the expiry of this period such consent shall be deemed to have been given.


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