Task of Zionist Budget Commission is Outlined
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Task of Zionist Budget Commission is Outlined

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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency Mail Service)

The nature of the work to be performed by the special Budget Reorganization Commission, with two American members, which will be sent to Palestine by the Zionist Executive, was described in the proposals adopted by the Actions Committee at its session here.

According to the proposals, “the Executive and the General Council instruct the Commission to prepare the official Budget estimates for the forthcoming Congress and to present them to the Executive, who shall submit them with their observations to the Congress.

“The Budget estimates for the coming year shall not exceed the expected income of the Keren Hayesod, it being understood that the estimate of this income made by the Executive and the Board of Directors of the Keren Hayesod shall be binding upon the Commission and that Agricultural Colonization shall receive special consideration.

“It shall be the task of the Commission to examine the entire economic sysrem and administration of Zionist work, as well as of institutions in which the Zionist Organization participates only indirectly. It shall draw up its reform proposals respecting the present economic system and administration as well as proposals in reference to the continuation of the work of reconstruction, and submit them in the form of resolutions to the forthcoming Congress.

“The General Council instructs the Commission to investigate the administrative expenditure of the Zionist Executive and other Zionist institutions, banks and companies both within and without Palestine, and the possibility of economics in staff, as well as the reduction of the expenditure of the administrative appara us, and shall pay regard to the results of the Commission that has already been appointed.”

The Executive is to deliver the report on the proposals of the Commission to all the Federations and other affiliated bodies of the Zionist Organization at least three weeks before the Congress.

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