Modification Of The Agreement In Accordance With Article 15A B-Vg On The Introduction Of The Half-Day Free And Obligatory Early Support In Institutional Childcare Facilities

Original Language Title: Änderung der Vereinbarung gemäß Art. 15a B-VG über die Einführung der halbtägig kostenlosen und verpflichtenden frühen Förderung in institutionellen Kinderbetreuungseinrichtungen

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Agreement in accordance with Art. 15a B-VG on an amendment to the agreement in accordance with Art. 15a B-VG on the introduction of half-day free and compulsory early support in institutional childcare facilities

The federal government-represented by the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs, Family and Youth-and the Länder of Burgenland, Carinthia, Lower Austria, Upper Austria, Salzburg, Styria, Tyrol, Vorarlberg and Vienna, represented by the regional governor respectively. the provincial governor-hereinafter referred to as the contracting party-have agreed to conclude the following agreement in accordance with Art. 15a of the Federal Constitutional Law:

Section I

The agreement in accordance with Art. 15a B-VG on the introduction of half-day, free and compulsory early support in institutional childcare facilities is amended as follows:

Article 6, together with the heading, reads as follows:

Article 6

Financing by the Federal Government

(1) The Federal Government will provide grants of EUR 70 million each for the partial coverage of the additional costs of the Länder, municipalities and holders for the Kindergartenyears 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12 and 2012/13.

(2) The amount of EUR 70 million shall be allocated in the 2009/10 kindergarten year to the Länder in accordance with the proportion of the 5-year-old children/province who are then subject to a kindergarten as follows:

Burgenland: ........................................................................... 3, 145%

Carinthia: ........................................................................................ 6, 256%

Lower Austria: ..................................................................... 19,521%

Upper Austria: ...................................................................... 17,353%

Salzburg: ........................................................................................ 6,551%

Steiermark: ............................................................................ 13, 356%

Tyrol: ......................................................................................... 8, 906%

Vorarlberg: .............................................................................. 4.993%

Vienna: ................................................................................... 19, 919%

(3) The amount of EUR 70 million shall be allocated in the kindergarten year 2010/11 to the Länder in accordance with the proportion of the 5-year-old children/province who are then subject to a kindergarten as follows:

Burgenland: ........................................................................... 2, 985%

Carinthia: ........................................................................................ 6.209%

Lower Austria: ..................................................................... 19, 252%

Upper Austria: ....................................................................... 17,516%

Salzburg: .......................................................................................... 6, 489%

Steiermark: ............................................................................ 13, 262%

Tyrol: ..................................................................................... 8,574%

Vorarlberg: ............................................................................. 5,127%

Vienna: ........................................................................................ 20.586%

(4) The amount of EUR 70 million shall be allocated in the Kindergartenjahr 2011/12 to the Länder in accordance with the proportion of the 5-year-old children/Länder who are then subject to a kindergarten as follows:

Burgenland: ........................................................................... 3.019%

Carinthia: ................................................................................ 6, 312%

Lower Austria: ..................................................................... 19, 181%

Upper Austria: ....................................................................... 17, 324%

Salzburg: ................................................................................ 6, 466%

Steiermark: ............................................................................ 13, 286%

Tyrol: ........................................................................................ 8,602%

Vorarlberg: ............................................................................. 5,054%

Vienna: .................................................................................. 20, 756%

(5) The amount of EUR 70 million shall be allocated in the Kindergartenjahr 2012/13 to the Länder in accordance with the proportion of the 5-year-old children/Länder who are then subject to a kindergarten as follows:

Burgenland: ............................................................................ 2, 988%

Carinthia: ................................................................................ 6, 079%

Lower Austria: .................................................................... 18,922%

Upper Austria: ....................................................................... 17, 285%

Salzburg: ................................................................................ 6, 479%

Steiermark: ............................................................................ 13, 265%

Tyrol: .................................................................................... 8,776%

Vorarlberg: .............................................................................. 4, 938%

Vienna: ................................................................................... 21, 268%

(6) The distribution of funds between countries and municipalities is to be agreed between them.

(7) If the agreement does not enter into force for a country or several countries in a kindergarten year, the proportion of the remaining countries shall be increased in proportion to the federal grant under the recalculation of the distribution key within the meaning of paragraphs 2 to 5 accordingly.

Article 12, together with the heading, reads as follows:

Article 12

Evaluation and Controlling

(1) The use of the intended grants as well as the impact of the support shall be evaluated in agreement with the countries. The cost of this is borne by the federal government.

(2) Countries shall be obliged to review the use of the intended grants by the holders of the institutional childcare facilities.

Section II

(1) This Agreement shall enter into force after the Federal Chancellery has received notifications from all parties to the Federal Chancellery that the conditions necessary for the entry into force of the Federal Republic of Germany shall be met in accordance with the Federal constitution or the national constitutions. 1 September 2011 in force.

(2) Until the end of 31 August 2011, the conditions for entry into force after the Federal constitution shall not be met or if no country fulfils the conditions laid down in paragraph 1 above, this agreement shall enter into force with the following month's most the conditions are met by the federal government and by at least one country.

(3) After the entry into force of the agreement referred to in paragraph 2, the agreement shall become effective in relation to the other countries with the next month of the month in which the conditions set out in paragraph 1 are fulfilled.

(4) The Federal Chancellery shall communicate to the Länder the fulfilment of the conditions set out in paragraphs 1, 2 or 3.

(5) After 31 December 2012, the conditions for the agreement can no longer be met for the first time.

(6) This agreement shall be drawn up in a single original. The original text will be deposited with the Federal Chancellery. This has to transmit certified copies of the agreement to all the contracting parties.

The agreement entered into force on 1 September 2011 between the Federal Government and the countries of Carinthia, Lower Austria, Upper Austria, Styria, Tyrol and Vorarlberg, in accordance with the provisions of Section II (2) of the Agreement.

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