Gov’t taps last of 2012 budget reserves
Some HUF 16.9 billion was spent from 2012 budget reserves in the last days of December, exhausting the HUF 100 billion set aside at the beginning of the year, business daily Napi Gazdaság said on Friday.
The biggest recipient of the freed up reserves was the National Economy Ministry, which got HUF 6 billion under a government decision dated December 21.
The police and anti-terrorism units got HUF 3.9 billion from the reserves at the end of December. Earlier in the year, the police received a combined HUF 19.8 billion from the reserves.
The judiciary got HUF 1.1 billion, the National Ambulance Service got HUF 1 billion and almost HUF 1 billion was allocated for two new border crossings.
The National Economy Ministry will publish preliminary data on central budget spending in December on January 8.
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