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政府からの独立性

 毎日新聞13日「EU:ギリシャ支援合意 改革法制化が条件」で言われた「統計機関の独立性を確保」(以下の下線は筆者による)。

 首脳会議に先立って11〜12日開かれたユーロ圏財務相会合では、チプラス政権が支援の前提条件として9日に提出した財政改革案に対し、「不十分」との意見が続出。実現性についても「信頼できない」(ショイブレ独財務相)と不信の声が相次いだ。このため声明はギリシャに対し、年金や付加価値税の改革に加え、経済指標改ざんを防ぐため統計機関の独立性を確保▽送配電事業の民営化▽銀行の不良債権処理の実施−−などの改革を要求。

 その元ネタは、以下。

EUROPEAN COMMISSION Brussels, 14.7.2015
COM(2015) 357 final 2015/0157 (NLE) Limited
Proposal for a COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION on granting short term Union financial assistance to Greece

Statistical governance

  • adopt legislation to strengthen the governance of ELSTAT. The legislation shall cover (i) the role and structure of the Advisory bodies of the Hellenic Statistical System, including the recasting of the Council of ELSS to an advisory Committee of the ELSS, and the role of the Good Practice Advisory Committee (GPAC); (ii) the recruitment procedure for the President of ELSTAT, to ensure that a President of the highest professional calibre is recruited, following transparent procedures and selection criteria; (iii) the involvement of ELSTAT as appropriate in any legislative or other legal proposal pertaining to any statistical matter; (iv) other issues that impact the independence of ELSTAT, including financial autonomy, the empowerment of ELSTAT to reallocate existing permanent posts and to hire staff where it is needed and to hire specialised scientific personnel, and the classification of the institution as a fiscal policy body in the recent law 4270/2014; role and powers of Bank of Greece in statistics in line with European legislation.

関連文書 OPINION OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 15 July 2015
on amendments to the law on the Hellenic Statistical System and the Hellenic Statistical Authority
(CON/2015/24)