Decision No 2/98 Of The Association Council On The Participation In The Programme Culture

Original Language Title: Rozhodnutí č. 2/98 Rady přidružení o účasti v programu kultury

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311/1998 Coll.



The COMMUNICATION FROM the



Ministry of Foreign Affairs



Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that the day 10. November 1998

in Brussels signed decision No 2/98 of the Association Council between the European

communities and their Member States, on the one hand, and the Czech

Republic, of the other part, of 10 June 1999. November 1998 in the matter of the adoption of the

terms and conditions for the participation of the Czech Republic in the Community programme in the field of

culture. ^ *)



Decision No 2/98 entered into force pursuant to its article 3, the date of

December 1, 1998.



The Czech text of the decision shall be published at the same time.



AN ASSOCIATION BETWEEN THE EUROPEAN UNION AND THE CZECH REPUBLIC



The Association Council



Decision No 2/98



Association Council between the European communities and their Member States,

on the one hand, and the Czech Republic on the second day of the 10.

November 1998 in the matter of the adoption of the conditions of participation of the Czech Republic in

the Community programme in the field of culture



The Association Council,



having regard to the Europe Agreement establishing an association between the European

communities and their Member States, on the one hand, and the Czech

on the other hand, the Republic of ^ 1)



with regard to the additional protocol to the Europe Agreement establishing an

Association between the European communities and their Member States, of the

one part, and the Czech Republic, on the other hand, ^ 2) concerning the participation of

The Czech Republic in the Community programmes, in particular its articles 1 and 2,



Since, in accordance with article 1 of the additional protocol, the Czech

the Republic may participate in Community framework programmes, specific

programmes, projects or other actions of the community, especially in the field of

culture,



Since, according to article 2 of the additional protocol, has on the conditions

the Czech Republic's participation in the activities referred to in article 1 may decide

The Association Council,



has decided as follows:



Article 1



Czech Republic participate in the Raphael of the European Community in the

accordance with the conditions laid down in annexes I and II which shall form an integral

part of this decision.



Article 2



This decision shall apply for the duration of the program.



Article 3



This decision shall enter into force on the first day of the month following the

the date of its adoption.



Annex I To The



Conditions for the participation of the Czech Republic in the Raphael programme



1. the Czech Republic will take part in all activities under the programme

Raphael (hereinafter referred to as "the programme"), in accordance with the objectives, criteria, procedures and

the time deadlines set out in the decision of the European Parliament and of the Council No.

2228/97/EC of 13. October 1997, which was based on the programme of action

The community in the field of cultural heritage ^ 3) (hereinafter referred to as "Raphael"),

If not otherwise stated in this decision.



2. the conditions for the submission, assessment and selection of applications relating to

the relevant institutions, organizations and individuals from the Czech Republic are

the same as those that apply to the competent institution, organization, and

individuals from the community.



3. in order to ensure that the program made in dimensions

The community must, transnational projects and activities proposed by the Czech

Republic, to include a minimum number of partners from the Member States

The community. This minimum number shall be determined in the context of the implementation of the programme, with the

taking into account the nature of the various activities, the number of partners in a given

the project and the number of countries that participate in the programme.



4. the Czech Republic shall pay each year in the general budget of the European

the Community contribution to the costs resulting from its participation in the

the programme (see annex II). The Association Committee is entitled to in the event of

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5. the Member States of the community and the Czech Republic in the framework of the

the existing provisions in all efforts to promote the free movement and residence

all the relevant persons involved in the program, which range between

The Czech Republic and the Member States of the community, for the purposes of participation in the

the activities covered by the Decision.



6. without prejudice of responsibilities of the Commission and the Court of Auditors of the European

of the community in relation to the monitoring and evaluation of the programme in accordance with

Decision on the programme of Raphael (article 10), the participation of the Czech Republic

the programme will be continuously monitored on a partnership basis with the participation of

The Czech Republic and the Commission of the European communities. Czech Republic

shall submit to the Commission the necessary reports and will participate in other

specific activities which, in this context, the Community shall determine.



7. without prejudice of the procedures referred to in article 7 of the decision on the programme

Raphael, the Czech Republic will be invited to any coordination meetings to

issues concerning the implementation of this decision prior to the regular

meetings of the Programme Committee. The Czech Republic, the Commission will inform the

the results of such regular meetings.



8. The language to be used in respect of the filing,

contracts, reports to be submitted and other administrative

arrangement relating to the programme, will be one of the official languages of the

The community.



Annex II To The



The financial contribution of the Czech Republic into the program by Raphael



1. the financial contribution of the Czech Republic covers:



-financial support from the programme, the participants from the Czech Republic,



-the additional costs of an administrative character relating to the management of the programme of

the Commission and the resulting from the participation of the Czech Republic.



2. in any financial year shall not exceed the aggregate amount of the subsidies or

any other financial aid you receive from program recipient

The Czech Republic, a post that paid, after deduction of the Czech Republic

the additional costs of an administrative character. If the contribution that

Czech Republic will pay to the general budget of the European

the community, after deducting the additional costs of an administrative character will be

higher than the total amount of subsidies or other financial support that

obtained from the beneficiaries of the programme in the Czech Republic, the Commission transfers the difference to the

the next budget period and the difference will be deducted from the contribution in

the following year. If such a difference remains even after the end of the programme,

the relevant amount will return the Czech Republic.



3. Raphael



The annual contribution of the Czech Republic will be 166 441 ECU per year, starting from the year of

1998. it will amount to ECU 11 651 a year to cover the additional costs

administrative nature relating to the management of the programme by the Commission and

arising from the participation of the Czech Republic.



4. Apply appropriate financial provisions, which apply to

the general budget of the community, in particular for the management of the contribution from the

Of the Czech Republic. When this decision enters into force and then on the

the beginning of each year the Commission shall send a challenge to the Czech Republic to pay

the amount corresponding to its contribution to the costs referred to in this

Decision. This contribution shall be expressed in ECUs and shall pay to the

Commission account denominated in ECU. Czech Republic will pay a contribution to the annual

the costs referred to in this decision in accordance with the call for payment,

no later than three months after the sending of such challenges. Any delay in the

the payment of this contribution has resulted in the payment of interest on the part of the Czech

Republic of the unpaid amount from the due date. The interest rate

corresponds to the rate used by the European monetary cooperation fund,

applicable to its operations in ECUs in that month, on which date

maturity, increased by 1.5 percentage points.



5. the Czech Republic shall pay the additional costs of an administrative character, as

referred to in paragraphs 3 and 4, and from its national budget.



6. the Czech Republic will repay the remaining cost of their participation as follows:



6.1 Raphael



In any one year in the years 1998, 1999 and 2000 per year to ECU 74 790

from the State budget and ECU 80 000 per year from the PHARE contribution.



6.2 the Contribution of PHARE the PHARE programme is subject to the usual procedures.



Done at Brussels, 10 March 2004. November 1998.



For the Association Council:



J. Rubber in r.



the President of the



G. Testa in r.



P. Poštulka in r.



the Secretaries of the



*) The European Agreement establishing an association between the Czech Republic on

one part, and the European communities and their Member States, of the

the other part of 4. October 1993 was published under no. 7/1995 Sb.

The additional protocol to the Europe Agreement establishing an association between the

The European communities and their Member States, on the one hand, and

The Czech Republic, of the other part of 24 September. August 1995 was declared

under Act No. 36/1996 Coll.



1) OJL 360, 21. 12.1994, p. 2.



2) OJL 317, 30. 12.1995, p. 44.



3) OJL 305, 8. 11.1997, p. 31.