- Prepare and Submit the Budget
The Heads of Alliance Bodies shall submit to the Alliance Council, or appropriate governing body as applicable, their budget estimates for the following year. In order to ensure cooperation and the effective exchange of information, the other Heads of Alliance Bodies shall, where necessary, adjust their timelines to ensure that their inputs to the appropriate finance committee are provided in a timely fashion. The Alliance Council, or appropriate governing body as applicable, shall refer these annual budget estimates to the relevant finance committee for examination. The Alliance Council shall simultaneously seek the advice of the Military Committee on the military aspects of all annual budget estimates submitted by the Supreme Commanders and other Alliance military bodies.