Decisions taken by the Governing Council of the ECB (in addition to decisions setting interest rates)
Advice on legislation
ECB Opinion on Portuguese legislation on banknotes
On 29 December 2006, at the request of the Portuguese Ministry of Finance and Public Administration, the Governing Council adopted an Opinion on the establishment of a framework for the detection of counterfeits and the fitness sorting of banknotes (CON/2006/62). The Opinion is available on the ECB’s website.
Corporate Governance / Operational issues
ECB Decision on matters relating to the entry of Banka Slovenije into the Eurosystem
On 30 December 2006 the Governing Council adopted a Decision on Banka Slovenije’s paying-up of capital, transfer of foreign reserve assets and contribution to the European Central Bank’s reserves and provisions (ECB/2006/30). The Decision will be published shortly in the Official Journal of the EU and on the ECB’s website.
ECB Agreement on Banka Slovenije’s claim under Article 30.3 of the Statute of the ESCB
On 30 December 2006 the ECB and Banka Slovenije signed an Agreement regarding the claim credited to Banka Slovenije by the ECB under Article 30.3 of the Statute of the ESCB, which is equivalent to Banka Slovenije’s contribution of foreign reserve assets to the ECB. The Agreement will be published shortly in the Official Journal of the EU and on the ECB’s website.