Data on parliament’s budget role and activities

Parliamentary powers to amend the budget
Parliament may modify the total deficit/surplus proposed by the Executive but the latter needs to agree to these amendments
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The Seanad has no role in the consideration of the estimates and must pass the Appropriation Act without debate. Any amendments must be government amendments, but the Seanad is permitted to make recommendations under Article 21(2) of the Constitution.
Parliament has a specialized unit to conduct budgetary analysis For example, a Parliamentary Budget Office.
Number of staff (full-time equivalent positions)
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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