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The Mayor is appointed for a term of 6 years.
- by at least the majority of the elected representatives of the list on which he or she appeared
- and by at least the majority of the elected representatives of the council
The Mayor can also be appointed outside the elected representatives of the City Council, among the voters of the municipality who are older than 25 years.
The Mayor is in charge of the execution of the laws, the decrees, the prescriptions, the regulations and orders of the State, the Region, Communities, Community Committees.
The Mayor is especially in charge of the execution of the laws, the decrees, the prescriptions, the regulations and orders of the police. Nevertheless, he or she can, under his or her responsibility, delegate this task, in all or in part, to one of the Aldermen.
The Mayor is the responsible authority for the administrative police on the territory of the municipality.
Choose your best price for gas and electricity
The Federal Economy Service organizes - in cooperation with the municipalities - the 'Dare to Compare' campaign. This campaign should help citizens to choose their most advantageous gas and electricity supplier. The City of Brussels offers this service from 20 to 29 November 2014.