Subsidies From The State Budget For The Activities Of National Minorities

Original Language Title: dotace ze státního rozpočtu na aktivity národnostních menšin

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98/2002 Coll.



GOVERNMENT REGULATION



of 20 December. February 2002,



laying down the conditions and method of providing subsidies from the State

the budget for the activities of members of national minorities, and to support

the integration of members of Roma communities



Change: 262/2005 Sb.



Change: 38/2007 Sb.



The Government directs pursuant to § 12 para. 2 and § 13 para. 2 Act No. 273/2001

Coll., concerning the rights of members of national minorities and amending certain

laws, and for the implementation of law No. 218/2000 Coll. on budgetary rules

and amending certain related laws (the budgetary rules), in

amended by Act No. 493/2000 Coll., Act No. 143/2001 Coll., Act No.

187/2001 Coll., Act No. 320/2001 Coll. and Act No. 450/2001 Coll.:



PART THE FIRST



GENERAL PART



§ 1



The subject of the edit



(1) this regulation lays down the conditions and the modalities for granting subsidies from the

the State budget on the activities of members of national minorities, on the

the conservation and development of the cultures, traditions and languages of members of national

minorities, the distribution and reception of information in the languages of members of the

of national minorities, which traditionally and long live on the territory of the United

States, as well as to education in the languages of national minorities and on

support the integration of members of Roma communities (hereinafter referred to as "grants").



(2) the grant to the activities referred to in paragraph 1 are provided by natural

or legal persons in accordance with the specific legislation. ^ 1)



§ 2



Definition of terms



For the purposes of this regulation, means a



and the central authority) of the State administration, which declares and

selective subsidy proceedings takes place and decides on the provision of special-purpose

grants for projects



(b)) by the applicant, the request for the granting of subsidies for the project

(hereinafter referred to as "the application") applied for the grant,



(c) the applicant) the beneficiary in whose favour it has been granting subsidies

the provider decided and implemented by project,



(d) a description of the project activities), focusing on the activities of members of the

national minorities or for the benefit of national minorities, and

in the field of



1. the preservation, development and presentation of the cultures of national minorities,



2. the dissemination and reception of information in the languages of national minorities or

largely in the languages of the national minorities or ethnic

minorities in society,



3. education in the languages of national minorities, multicultural education and

educational programs that support the development of tolerance and respect for the

the distinct identity of others, or



4. support the integration of members of Roma communities,



(e) the selection process management) the subsidy involving the publication of selection

the grant proceedings, submission of applications, appraisal of applications, designing

the amount of funding to implement them and issue a decision on the

grant. ^ 2)



§ 3



Procedure for determining the financial participation of the State



(1) the provider shall propose, after consultation with the Council of the Government of national

minorities (hereinafter referred to as "the Council"), with its President, where appropriate, on each

financial year in his chapter of the State budget a specific binding

a pointer to the activities of members of national minorities or the activities

for the benefit of national minorities, including the specific binding

indicators to support the integration of members of Roma communities,

in particular, the



and the Ministry of culture for the area) under paragraph 2 (a). d) points 1, 2 and 4,



(b)), the Ministry of education, youth and sports, for the area referred to in section 2 of the

(a). d) points 2 to 4,



(c)), the Ministry of labour and Social Affairs and the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic

for the area under section 2 (b). d) point 4.



(2) the provider shall propose, after consultation with the Council of the Government of the United States

for the Affairs of the Roma community (hereinafter referred to as the "Council for the Roma

Affairs "), eventually with its President, the design of the specific

binding indicators to support the integration of members of Roma communities.



§ 4



The announcement of the selection of the provisioning management



Provider announces at least once each calendar year, on a date

projednaném selection procedure with the Council grant to support projects activities

members of national minorities, and through the Council, in cooperation with the

The Council for Roma Affairs projects to promote the integration of

members of the Roma community. The announcement of the selection of the provisioning management

including its conditions through the provider shall inform the national

periodicals and on my official Board.



§ 5



cancelled



§ 6



The request of the



(1) the request shall be processed in accordance with the conditions laid down

provider and filed on a form prescribed by him. The conditions for the

processing of the application and shall publish the form to the provider pattern on its official

the Board.



(2) the application must be a description of the project and the budget on its

implementation. To the application the applicant shall provide a declaration that does not have at the date of

submission due obligation in relation to the State budget, the State

the Fund, the budget of the local government unit or to health

the insurance company, and further consent to publication of the data and the amount of the

subsidy.



(3) the project shall be made in the calendar year; in

the case of the multiannual project, you must submit the entire project including

According to the budget each year and to quantify the part that

will be implemented in the relevant calendar year.



§ 7



Evaluation of applications



(1) the applications are evaluated in the selection of grant procedures

of the provider. To this end, shall set up a selection board grant provider

to the Commission. When appointing the members of the Commission shall take into account the competitive grant

provider to the proposals of the Council. Members of national minorities shall be

represented in each of the selection Commission application provisioning

a focus on the activities of members of national minorities or activities in

benefit of the members of national minorities.



(2) grant to the Commission in the selection of the provider for evaluation of applications in

the integration of members of Roma communities must be Council representatives

for Roma Affairs.



(3) the results of the selection of grant management informs the provider

Advice immediately. If the provider decides on the granting of subsidies to

the project, published on its official Board track of to whom and in what amount

the subsidy was granted; in the meantime, the results of the selection of the subsidy

management of the public. The same procedure applies in the case of applications aimed at

the integration of members of Roma communities in relation to the Council for the Roma

Affairs.



§ 8



Conditions for the granting and use of subsidies



(1) a grant may be awarded and used only for the purpose referred to in the decision

the granting of subsidies. Any changes to the terms or amount of the grant laid down in

in the decision to grant the subsidy can only be done on the basis of a written

request of a recipient, Inbox providers no later than 31 December 2006. October of the year

the provision of subsidies, the release of new decisions to grant aid. New

in the decision, which modifies, replaces the original decision,

that remains in the other unaffected.



(2) a subsidy can be granted to applicants, if proven to work

for the benefit of members of national minorities, at least 1 year. In the case of

worthy of special consideration, the provider may waive the one

of the year.



(3) The subsidy is not a legal right. ^ 4) a subsidy can be granted to the applicant,

that does not, at the date of the request payable obligation in relation to the State

the budget, the State Fund, the budget of the local government unit or to

health insurance company; This fact proves the applicant Declaration

According to § 6 paragraph 1. 2.



(4) a subsidy can be granted to cover a maximum of 70% of the budgeted cost

on an approved project, and the total amount of the grant shall not exceed 70% of the

actual costs; payment of 30% of the actual cost of implementation

the approved project, the beneficiary must provide from sources other than

from the State budget. In cases worthy of special attention may

the provider of a percentage of the project to increase the subsidies.



(5) in determining the amount of the subsidy provided for in paragraph 4, taking into account the above

labor costs to the level of wages comparable with analogous reward

activities in the budgetary sphere under special legislation. ^ 5)



(6) from the grant may be paid to the project costs associated with

working with paths in the territory of the United States to the amount determined in a special

legal regulation of employment for the employee. ^ 6) to cover the

travel costs abroad can be a means of subsidy

use only in case if the realisation of foreign travel is a necessary

part of the project.



(7) the grant under this regulation does not have the character of a subsidy for the acquisition or

technical improvement of tangible and intangible assets. The subsidy for the acquisition of

or technical assessment of tangible and intangible fixed assets

the procedure may be granted under special legislation. ^ 7)



(8) from the grant cannot cover expenditure on entertainment and gifts and rewards

statutory bodies of legal persons.



§ 8a



Grants for projects from European Union funds



A subsidy can be granted to projects implemented with the financial support of the

The European Social Fund and other funds of the European Union

the focus of these projects corresponds to the areas referred to in paragraph 2 (a). (d)).




§ 9



cancelled



§ 10



The recipient



(1) if there is a change of identification data of the beneficiaries referred to in

the decision to grant a subsidy, the recipient is obliged to this change

inform the provider.



(2) in the event that the project did not take place, the beneficiary is obliged to

in the same year to return the funds to the account from which the subsidy was

on the implementation of the project.



(3) in the event that the project is terminated prematurely during the year, the recipient

is required to submit details of the financial settlement grants not later than

30 days of the completion of the project and return the funds back to the account,

from which they were drawn, if it can be made until 31 December 2006. December

that year, or on a deposit account provider. ^ 9)



§ 11



Review and the financial settlement



(1) for the control of compliance with the conditions of contributions under this

Regulation and the application of sanctions against unauthorized use or retention of

There are special funding legislation. ^ 10)



(2) the beneficiary is responsible for the efficient use of the provided

financial resources in accordance with the purposes for which it was provided, and

for the proper settlement of the grant.



(3) the recipient of subsidies from the State budget shall submit to the provider

by 15. February of the following calendar year data on

the financial settlement subsidy. ^ 9)



(4) in the event that the beneficiary does not perform within the deadline

financial settlement of the grant, it will not be him in the year in which the settlement had

subsidies other subsidies provided to do this.



(5) the financial settlement of subsidies for activities of members of national

minorities in the past year, the provider shall conclude by 1. be forwarded to the

of the year; the results of the checks on the financial settlement provided by subsidies

the provider shall forward the note to the Council before 31 December 2005. March; in the case of projects

aimed at the integration of members of Roma communities they do note

The Council for Roma Affairs. This does not affect the obligation of the provider

follow the principles and terms of the financial settlement of relations with

State budget. ^ 11)



(6) the factual control of the implementation of the selected projects on things to do

members of national minorities is performed by the provider.



§ 12



Report on the use of subsidies



President of the Council, in cooperation with the Chairman of the Council for Roma Affairs and the

in cooperation with the providers of budget headings of which have been

provided grants for the activities of members of national minorities,

be submitted to the Government annually, within the summary report on the national

the situation in the territory of the Czech Republic, an assessment of the use of subsidies

granted under this regulation for the period preceding the

of the calendar year.



section 13 of the



Disclosure of information and records grants



The Council, in cooperation with the provider exposes an overview of approved

subsidies for activities of members of national minorities on their page in the

remotely accessible information system Office of the Government. As it progresses

The Council for Roma Affairs when publishing an overview of approved

grants for projects promoting the integration of members of Roma communities.



PART TWO



A SPECIAL SECTION



Support the preservation, development and presentation of the cultures of national minorities



§ 14



(1) the objective of promoting the preservation and development of the cultures of the members of the national

minorities living in the Czech Republic, studies, analyses and documentation

ethnic cultures and folk traditions of minorities, understanding and tolerance

in society, the knowledge of the history, traditions and cultures of different ethnic groups,

improve communication between mainstream society and minorities.

Provider of subsidies for these activities is the Ministry of culture.



(2) the financial resources to support the activities referred to in paragraph 1

the Ministry of culture shall propose to the Council recommendation as a specific

binding a pointer to Support cultural activities of national minorities in its

Chapter of the State budget for each financial year.



§ 15



Subsidies may be granted to projects for



and) Theatre,



(b)) of the Museum,



c) Gallery,



d) library



e) documentation activity



(f)) the issue of non-periodic publications,



g) issuing periodic publications, except where the grant under section 17,



h) other activities of members of national minorities, in particular, artistic,

cultural and educational events, studies, analyses and documentation of national

cultures and folk traditions of national minorities, publications,

multi-ethnic events.



Support the dissemination and reception of information in the languages of members of national

of minorities



section 16 of the



(1) the objective of the aid from the State budget is to create conditions for

the spread and reception of information in the languages of national minorities or in

largely in the languages of national minorities. Provider of subsidies

for this purpose, the Ministry of culture.



(2) the financial resources to support the activities referred to in paragraph 1

the Ministry of culture shall propose to the Council recommendation as a specific

Binding Support expansion of the pointer and receiving information in languages

national minorities in his chapter of the State budget to each

the financial year.



§ 17



Support for projects with a focus on expanding and receiving information is

refers to



and in periodicals published by) the languages of national minorities or in

largely in the languages of national minorities (hereinafter referred to as "print in

languages of national minorities "),



(b)) radio or television broadcasts in the languages of members of national

minorities or largely in languages of national minorities (hereinafter referred to as

"broadcast in the languages of national minorities").



section 18



(1) for a grant to support the project under section 17 (a). the applicant may)

request only if the project on publishing printed materials, which

meets the conditions of a specific legislation. ^ 12)



(2) the competitive grant proceedings is intended to support the issuance of the press in

languages of national minorities, which is not published in order to achieve

profit and is publicly distributed in the territory of the Czech Republic.



(3) Select the grant proceedings on print publishing in the languages

national minorities can participate in natural and legal persons,

that its activities focus on ethnically minority activities.



(4) an applicant for a grant on print publishing in the languages of national minorities

the provider shall present a justification for the request, including projected revenues

and cost data, the focus of the title, the way of expansion and other

If the data provider is requested.



(5) the Subsidy on print publishing in the languages of national minorities may be

granted only to tangible costs associated with its issuance or

the expansion.



§ 18a



(1) the competitive grant proceedings is intended to support broadcasting in the languages of the

of national minorities, which is not operated for profit, and

It is distributed on the territory of the Czech Republic.



(2) the selection of the subsidy in support of management of the broadcast in the languages of

national minorities can participate in natural and legal persons

authorised to carry on business in the field of radio and television

under the law governing the operation of broadcast radio and

tv ^ 13) and that its activities focus on

national minority business.



(3) an applicant for a grant in support of the broadcast in the languages of members of national

minorities shall submit to the provider of the justification for the request including the implied

revenue and cost data, the focus of the project, the method of broadcasting and other

If the data provider is requested.



(4) the grant to support broadcasting in the languages of national minorities may be

granted only for demonstrable costs associated with the production of programmes and

their spread.



Support for education in the languages of national minorities and multicultural

education



§ 19



(1) the objective of the aid is to create conditions for the realisation of State policy in the

education in the languages of national minorities, multicultural

education and support programme for education of pupils coming from a different

language and cultural environment. Support for projects of multicultural

education of children and youth is directed toward strengthening the consciousness of the general human

a sense of belonging, to education for democratic citizenship, exploring

history and culture of other Nations, to mutual tolerance and against racism

and xenophobia. Provider of subsidies from the State budget to these

activities is the Ministry of education, youth and sports.



(2) the financial resources to support the activities referred to in paragraph 1

shall propose to the Ministry of education, youth and sports as a specific

binding support for education in the languages of the indicator of national minorities and

support multicultural education in his chapter of the State budget on the

each financial year.



section 20



Support for projects focused on education in the languages of members of national

minorities, extra-curricular and leisure activities of children and youth members

national minorities and multicultural education projects, refers to



and) language learning for children and youth members of the national

minorities,



(b)) the socio cultural activities and leisure activities for children and

Youth, if these activities are geared to support the preservation and development of

traditions and the identity of national minorities and to promote the development of sensibility


the positive significance of ethnic diversity to the company,



(c)) the creation and validation of educational programmes in the field of population

minority education and multicultural education,



d) sociological and statistical investigation directly linked with

the regions referred to in paragraph 2 (a). (d)).



Support for projects of integration of members of Roma communities



section 21



(1) the objective of the aid is balancing the terms of members of the Roma community,

especially in the field of education and social, with emphasis on the prevention of

social members of the Roma community, the Elimination of the position of the

Roma women and to ensure the participation of the Roma in the implementation of integration

programs, the creation of trust, understanding and tolerance in society,

the knowledge of the history and traditions of the Roma culture, improve communication between the

the Roma community and mainstream society. Provider grants to

projects integration of members of Roma communities are the Ministry of

education, youth and sports, Ministry of culture and the Ministry of

labour and Social Affairs and the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic.



(2) the financial resources to support the activities referred to in paragraph 1

propose the relevant Central Government authorities on the basis of the recommendations of the

The Council for Roma Affairs, as a binding-specific pointer Support

projects integration of members of Roma communities in their chapters

the State budget for each financial year.



section 22



Grants in support of projects of integration of members of Roma communities

are provided by legal persons.



Article 23 of the



The focus of the support for projects in the area of integration of members of Roma

community concerns



and members of the integration support) the Roma community, in particular in the area of

social and cultural activities and education



(b) support for the training of Roma), pupils and students,



c) support for the development of social services, the provision of specific



d) sociological and statistical investigation directly linked with

the regions referred to in paragraph 2 (a). (d)).



PART THREE



FINAL PROVISION



section 24



The effectiveness of the



This Regulation shall enter into force on the date of 15. April 2002.



Prime Minister:



Ing. Zeman in r.



Deputy Prime Minister:



JUDr. Rychetský in r.



Selected provisions of the novel



Article II of Decree-Law No 38/2007 Sb.



Transitional provision



Legal relationships arising under the Government Decree No 98/2002 Coll., as amended by

effective until the date of entry into force of this regulation, as well as the rights and

the obligations arising from them are governed by existing laws.



1) Act No. 218/2000 Coll. on budgetary rules and amendments

related acts (budgetary rules), as amended

regulations.



2) § 14 para. 3 of law No. 218/2000 Sb.



4) § 14 para. 1 of law No 218/2000 Sb.



5) Act No. 143/1992 Coll., on salary and remuneration for stand-by duty in

the budget and certain other organisations and bodies, as amended by

amended.



Government Decree No. 251/1992 Coll., on salaries of employees

the budget and certain other organisations, as amended

regulations.



6) Act No. 119/1992 Coll., on travel compensation, as amended

regulations.



7) section 12 and 13 of Act No. 218/2000 Sb.



9) Decree No 12/2001 Coll., laying down the principles and terms

the financial settlement with the State budget.



10) for example, Act No. 320/2001 Coll., on financial control in the public

manage and on amendments to certain acts (the Act on financial control), § 44

Act No. 218/2000 SB., as amended by Act No. 185/2001 Coll. and Act No.

320/2001 Coll.



11) § 2 (2). 4 (b). (b)) Decree No 12/2001 Sb.



12) Law No 46/2000 Coll., on rights and responsibilities for the issue

periodicals and amending some other acts (press law).



13) Act No. 231/2001 Coll., on radio and television

broadcast and amending other acts, as amended.