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Central Legal Department


The Central Legal Department

  • gives advice to the authority on legal problems from a legal and strategic standpoint 
  • gives advice for the administrations and departments of the FPS Finance 
  • manages all objective contentious matters : actions for cancellation and summary proceedings before the Constitutional Court, actions for cancellation of regulatory or illegal acts of the authorities and summary proceedings before the Council of State 
  • manages the Department’s lawyers 
  • supports the Department’s lawyers with respect to the settlement of certain specific judicial cases 
  • supports the lawyers of the Belgian State within the framework of cases falling within the competence of the Court of Justice of the European Union or the International Court of Justice 
  • draws up legal, regulatory or individual texts or helps drawing up these texts 
  • deals with specific legal problems as regards any subject concerning the Department 
  • intervenes as the administrative appeal authority within the framework of specific regulations