17. The Annual Budget of the DFSA

(1) The DFSA shall submit to the President for his approval estimates of the annual income and expenditure of the DFSA for the next financial year.
(2) Such estimates shall include figures relating to levels of remuneration and entitlement to expenses of the officers, employees and agents of the DFSA.
(3) The DFSA shall submit such estimates to the President for his approval not later than the end of the financial year.
(4) The President may on reasonable grounds reject such estimates within 30 days of receiving them, such rejection to be addressed in writing with reasons to the DFSA.
(5) Unless the estimates have been approved by the President under Article 17(3) or rejected under Article 17(4), they shall be deemed to have been approved on expiry of the 30 days.