King Abdullah issued three royal decrees on the FY 2010 budget

December 21, 2009

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz today issued three royal decrees on the state's budget for the fiscal year 1431/1432 H (FY 2010).

 

The first royal decree:

 

First:
The State’s revenues for Fiscal Year 1431/1432 [FY 2010] are estimated at SR470 billion [US $125.33 billion]. The expenditures FY 1431/1432 [FY 2010] amount to SR540 billion [$144 billion].

 

Second:
Revenues are obtained in line with the financial systems and are to be deposited under the current account of the Ministry of Finance at the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA).

 

Third:

The Minister of Finance is authorized to add the required amounts for expenditures on the projects financed from the surplus of FY 1424 to 1428 H.

 

Fourth:

Expenditures are to be in line with the budget and the instructions pertaining to it.

 

Fifth:

Budget surplus shall be returned to the state reserves. No withdrawals are allowed from it unless authorized by a royal decree.  The Minister of Finance is authorized to borrow and transfer from the state reserves, as deemed necessary, to settle public debt and cover the budget deficit.
 

Sixth:

A.   Transference of the allocations of the budget’s chapters and branches to take place in line with a decision from the Minister of Finance based on a joint report between him and the concerned minister or the head of the authority that has an independent budget.

B.   Transference of allocations of the budget’s chapters is to take place by a decision from the Minister of Finance.
 

C.   Transference among the articles of the first chapter, the second chapter and the annual programs of operation and maintenance in third chapter shall be decided by the relevant minister or authority of independent- budget authority.

D.   Transference of costs of all operation and maintenance programs in the third chapter and projects in the fourth chapter should by conducted by decision from the Minister of Finance.


Seventh:
Appropriations shall not be used for non-assigned purposes and not permitted to issue a commitment or expenditure order exceeding appropriations or commitment to any expenditure having no allocations in the budget.

 

Eighth:

It is not allowed to issue any decision or sign contract that causes financial obligations to upcoming fiscal year with exceptions of the following:
 

A.      Contracts of continuing execution or of periodic implementation such as lease contract, work, services, supply of living needs, medicine, medical equipments and contract of consultative services for which annual allocations are repeatedly allocated.

B.      Import contracts approved in the chapter requiring contracting for more than a year. The cost of the contract shall be within the budget's appropriations.

C.      Contracts of operation and maintenance on condition that the obligation will be within the limit of allocated cost for each program or project.

Nine:

If it appears during FY 1431/1432 H, an amount of money was committed during previous years that exceeds the allocated budget then the issue should be referred to the President of Council of Ministers if the excess was the result of unjustified action, otherwise the Minister of Finance or his deputy could issue permission to collect that money from the allocations of FY 1431/1432 H.

 

Ten:

The administrative formations for each authority should be in accordance with the general budget and it is not allowed to amend it except by decision from the Supreme Committee for Administrative Reform or a decision based on the decision of Ministerial Administrative Organizational Committee.

 

Eleventh:

It is not allowed to appoint or promote employees and laborers except on the jobs allocated in the budget and with the terms identified in the adopted regulations and directives.

 

Twelfth:

A.   No new jobs or ranks shall be created except for those allocated in the budget. 
 

B.   The appointment of ministers and posts to be created according to conditions included in temporary job regulation shall be exempted from the previous article.
 

C.   It is not allowed during the fiscal year to promote ranks allocated in the budget.
 

D.   Changes in job titles, classifications, and demotion of ranks shall be decided by the Minister of Civil Service based on a recommendation of a committee formed by representatives of Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Civil Service and the relevant body.
 

E.   The Minister of Finance shall transfer approved jobs between chapters of the budget and within administrative formation based on a recommendation of a committee formed by representatives of Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Civil Service as well as related authority. 

 

Thirteenth:
Auditing bodies shall follow up application of effective regulations and relevant decisions and instructions.

Fourteenth:
Issues the necessary regulations to implement this budget within rules stipulated in this decree. 

Fifteenth:

The deputy prime minister and ministers should undertake matters of their concerns to implement this decree.

 

 

The second royal decree:

 

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has issued a Royal Decree on the revenues and expenditures of governorates, municipalities and rural complexes for FY 1431/1432 H as follows:

 

First:

The expenses of municipalities and rural compounds for the FY 1431-1432 H are estimated at SR20,449,933,000 [$5,453,315,467].

 

Second:
The revenues of governorates, municipalities and rural compounds for the fiscal year 1431-1432 AH are estimated at SR2,919,276,000 [$778,473,600].

 

Third:

The difference between direct revenues and expenses amounted to SR17,524,657,000 [$4,673,241,867] shall be approved in the State's general budget.

 

Fourth:

The expenditures shall be disbursed in accordance with the applicable financial regulations and instructions.

 

Fifth:

Governorates, municipalities and rural compounds shall levy their revenues in accordance with applicable regulations and instructions and the concerned authorities shall follow-up the implementation of this.

 

Sixth:
Transference of article surplus of the governorates and municipalities to other governorates and municipalities shall only be authorized by the consent of President of Council of the Minister upon the recommendation of the Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs and Minister of Finance

 

Seventh:

The Minister of Finance shall issue the necessary instructions for implementation within regulation set forth in this Decree.

 

Eighth:

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Municipal, Rural Affairs and Minister of Finance each according to his authority, implement this Decree accordingly

 

 

The third royal decree

 

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has issued a Royal Decree on the revenues and expenditures of general organizations whose budgets are annexed to the state's general budget for fiscal year 1431/1432H.

 

First:

Revenues and expenditures of general organizations whose budgets are annexed to the state's general budget for fiscal year 1431/1432H are estimated and approved as follows:

1.   The revenues of the Saudi Ports Authority are estimated at SR2,872,000,000 [$765,866,667], and expenditures at SR1,496,485,000. [$399,062,667].

2.   The revenues and expenditures of the General Organization of Saudi Arabian Airlines are estimated at SR19,622,000,000. [$5,232,533,333]

3.   The revenues of the General Organization of Grain Silos and Flour Mills are estimated at SR1,480,000,000 [$394,666,666] and approved expenditures at SR1,056,250,000 [$281,666,666].

4.   The revenues and expenditures of General Saline Water Conversion Corporation are estimated at  SR13,406,000,000 [$3,574,933,333].

5.   The revenues and expenditures of the General Organization of Railways are estimated at SR1,326,092,000 [$353,554,042].

6.   The revenues and expenditures of the Royal Commission of Jubail and Yanbu are estimated at SR7,238,326,000 [$1,929,835,501].

7.   The revenues and expenditures of the Saudi Standards and Quality Organization are estimated at SR150,993,000 [$40,256,753]

8.   The revenues and expenditures of the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority are estimated at  SR157,400,000 [$41,964,940].

9.   The revenues and expenditures of King Saud University are estimated at SR7,338,609,000 [$1,956,571,061].

10. The revenues and expenditures of King Abdulaziz University are estimated at SR3,439,758,000 [$917,085,368].

11. The revenues and expenditures of King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals are estimated at SR1,038,474,000 [$276,871,021].

12. The revenues and expenditures of Imam Mohammed bin Saud Islamic University are estimated at SR2,516,559,000 [$670,948,198].

13. The revenues and expenditures of Islamic University are estimated at SR602,151,000 [$160,541,488].

14. The revenues and expenditures of King Faisal University are estimated at SR1,534,949,000 [$409,237,878].

15. The revenues and expenditures of Umm Al-Qura University are estimated at SR1,873,914,000 [$499,610,469].

16. The revenues and expenditures of King Khaled University are estimated at SR2,562,915,000 [$683,307,326].

17. The revenues and expenditures of Taibah University are estimated at SR1,301,677,000 [$347,044,451].

18. The revenues and expenditures of Al-Qassim University are estimated at SR1,390,657,000 [$370,767,706].

19. The revenues and expenditures of Al-Taif University are estimated at SR1,076,946,000 [$287,128,169].

20. The revenues and expenditures of Jazan University are estimated at SR1,001,848,000 [$267,106,040].

21. The revenues and expenditures of Jouf University are estimated at SR768,918,000 [$205,003,795].

22. The revenues and expenditures of Hail University are estimated at SR666,785,000 [$177,773,775].

23. The revenues and expenditures of Tabuk University are estimated at SR685,948,000 [$182,882,886].

24. The revenues and expenditures of Baha University are estimated at SR530,231,000 [$141,366,657].

25. The revenues and expenditures of Najran University are estimated at SR536,967,000 [$143,162,565].

26. The revenues and expenditures of Northern Border University are estimated at SR522,176,000 [$139,219,087].

27. The revenues and expenditures of Princess Norah bint Abdulrahman University are estimated at SR895,672,000 [$238,798,102.].

28. The revenues and expenditures of Dammam University are estimated at SR1,772,971,000 [$472,697,718].

29. The revenues and expenditures of Kharj University are estimated at SR465,373,000 [$124,074,649].

30. The revenues and expenditures of Al-Majma’ah University are estimated at SR301,000,000 [$80,250,615].

31. The revenues and expenditures of Shaqra University are estimated at SR478,673,000 [$127,620,607].

32. The revenues and expenditures of the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation are estimated at SR4,415,480,000 [$1,177,225,867.]

33. The revenues and expenditures of King Abdulaziz City for Sciences and Technology are estimated at SR1,254,638,000 [$334,503,226].

34. The revenues and expenditures of the Institute of Public Administration are estimated at SR447,975,000 [$119,436,110].

35. The revenues and expenditures of King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center at SR4,255,750,000 [$1,134,639,719].

36. The revenues and expenditures of the Saudi Red Crescent Authority are estimated at SR1,489,400,000 [$397,093,907].

37. The revenues and expenditures of the Military Industries Corporation are estimated at SR1,318,831,000 [$351,617,937].

38. The revenues and expenditures of the Saudi Geological Survey are estimated at SR182,800,000 [$48,736,918].

39. The revenues and expenditures of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities are estimated at SR413,650,000 [$110,284,607].

40. The revenues and expenditures of the Communications and Information Technology Commission are estimated at SR696,550,000 [$185,709,521].

41. The revenues and expenditures of the Saudi Food and Drug Authority are estimated at SR503,200,000 [$134,159,832].

42. The revenues and expenditures of Saudi Post are estimated at SR1,950,020,000 [$519,901,344].

43. The revenues and expenditures of the General Authority of Civil Aviation are estimated at SR7,541,366,000 [$2,010,628,772].

44. The revenues and expenditures of the Human Rights Commission are estimated at SR63,610,000 [$16,959,274].

45. The revenues and expenditures of the General Commission for Housing are estimated at SR93,382,000 [$24,896,886].

46. The revenues and expenditures of the General Survey Authority are estimated at SR253,181,000 [$67,501,431].

 

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