Pursuant to article 51, paragraph 2 of the Parliament Act, the Finance Delegation is responsible for the detailed examination and supervision of the entire financial budget.
It is made up of three members of the National Council and three members of the Council of States, each of whom belongs to the Finance Committee of his or her respective Council.
The Finance Delegation is mandated with the execution of five principal tasks:
the approbation of questions relating to salaries; decision-making in matters relating to granting of Parliamentary credits; inspection of the auditing reports compiled by the Federal Financial Control organ (FFC); contemporaneous surveillance of the Federal Council's financial policy; and empowerment to draft accompanying reports to messages of the Federal Council addressed to the Federal Assembly.
Secretariat of the delegation