The Delegation for the Supervision of the NRLA (DSN) is the higher supervisory authority for the planning and construction of the New Railway Lines under the Alps.
The delegation is composed of two members of each of the following Parliamentary Standing Committees of both Chambers: the Finance Committee, the Control Committee and the Committee for Transportation and Telecommunications; thus there are 12 members.
The DSN has the same rights as the Control Delegation (CD) and The Finance Delegation (FinDel).
Its main assignments are the following:
- Parliamentary Control over the Federal Offices in charge of operations and higher financial surveillance, during and after the planning and construction phases;
- Monitoring all operations as to their compliance with legal provisions and interpretation thereof; follow-up of services, costs, deadlines and expenditures in all the planning and construction phases;
- Verification of organizational structures and of surveillance procedures; verification of how supervision authorities carry our their supervision and management assignments.