Administrative Rule no. 423/2009, of 22 of April

Ministérios das Finanças e da Administração Pública e das Obras Públicas, Transportes e Comunicações(Ministry of Finance and Public Administration and Public Works, Transport and Communications)

Administrative Rule

Having regard to the Statutes of ICP - Autoridade Nacional das Comunicações, herein simply referred to as ICP - ANACOM, approved by Decree-Law no. 309/2001, of 7 December, insofar as they apply, taking into account the net results for 2008, which amount to (Euro) 23 856 218;

Having regard to the need to maintain in the Authority's balance the financial resources required to fulfil its assignments, namely those in paragraph 1 s) of article 6 of the Statutes;

Having regard to Order no. 28 305-A/2008, of the Secretary of State of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, published in the Official Gazette, Series II, of 4 November 2008;

Having regard to the Government's purpose to ensure the access to the information society, in order to promote info-exclusion, namely by massifying the use of computers and broadband;

Having regard to ICP - ANACOM's draft income allocation included in its annual report for 2008;

The Government, through its Ministers of State and for Finance, and for Public Works, Transport and Communications hereby decrees as follows:

Sole article
Allocation of income for 2008

1 - ICP - ANACOM's net income for 2008 shall be allocated as follows:

a) (Euro) 21,000,000 shall be transferred to the following bodies:

Fundação para as Comunicações Móveis (Foundation for Mobile Communications) - (Euro) 20,000,000;
ERC - Entidade Reguladora para a Comunicação Social (Regulatory Body for the Media) - (Euro) 1,000,000;

b) (Euro) 2,856,218 shall be transferred to the heading ''Special reserve - Investment''.

2 – The budget of ICP - ANACOM's, in the expenditure heading, is hereby amended to the amount referred in point a) of the preceding paragraph, no further procedure being required.

16 April 2009.

The Minister of State and for Finance, Fernando Teixeira dos Santos. The Minister for Public Works, Transport and Communications, Mário Lino Soares Correia.