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Germany

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German Bundestag

This is a bicameral parliament. Switch to theFederal Council

Budget

Data on parliament’s budget role and activities

Parliamentary powers to amend the budget
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Notes
generally, parliament has unrestricted power to amend the budget. however, it has to regard article 115 of the constitution. according to this article, revenues and expenditures shall in principle be balanced without revenue from credits. this principle shall be satisfied when revenue obtained by the borrowing of funds does not exceed 0.35 per cent in relation to the nominal gross domestic product.
Parliament has a specialized unit to conduct budgetary analysis For example, a Parliamentary Budget Office.
Date when parliament received the draft budget from the government, per year
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Date when parliament adopted the budget, per year
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