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The right to approve and amend the budget combines the two main duties of the House of Representatives (scrutiny of the work of the Government and co-legislation). Budgets take the form of a bill and, as with any other bill, the House of Representatives may amend the Government's proposals (right of amendment). Once a budget bill has been adopted, the House oversees its implementation. This is a typical example of scrutiny. The Senate may only approve or reject a budget bill after it has been adopted by the House of Representatives. Debates concerning budget bills play an important role in the consultations between Parliament and the Government.