Congress has a specific budgetary power.
It adopts New Caledonia’s budget and approves its accounts.
This is a major power as it determines the government’s recurrent and capital expenditure and enables New Caledonia to implement its policies.
The budget session begins in November and is devoted to discussing the budget provisions for the following year, commonly known as the initial budget.
During the year, Congress is required to vote on budget adjustments through a supplementary budget or decisions to amend.