Law Amending The Law On Universal Rebate To Learners In Upper Secondary Education, Etc. And Various Other Laws (Shift Of Responsibility For Transport To The Bridge Building, New Universal System For Short Courses, Electronic Application, Etc.)

Original Language Title: Lov om ændring af lov om befordringsrabat til uddannelsessøgende i ungdomsuddannelser m.v. og forskellige andre love(Omlægning af ansvaret for befordring til brobygning, ny befordringsordning ved korte forløb, elektronisk ansøgning m.v.)

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Law amending the law on universal rebate to learners in upper secondary education, etc. and various other laws

(Shift of responsibility for transport to the bridge building, new universal system for short courses, electronic application, etc.)

WE, MARGRETHE the SECOND, by the grace of God Queen of Denmark, do indeed:

The Danish Parliament has adopted and we know Our consent confirmed the following law:

§ 1

In Act No. 578 of 9. June 2006 on universal rebate to learners in upper secondary education, etc., as amended by Act No. 1224 by 6. December 2006, article 32 of law No. 551 of 6. June 2007, § 3 of law No. 559 of 6. June 2007 and section 15 of Act No. 561 of 6. June 2007, shall be amended as follows:

1. Article 2, paragraph 1, no. 7, is repealed.




Nr. 8-10 is then no. 7-9.



2. In article 3, paragraph 3, shall be replaced by ' section 2 (1) (8). 8 ' to: ' section 2 (1) (8). 7 ', and ' Act on active social policy or act on an active labour market policy ' shall be replaced by: ' law on an active employment efforts '.

3. Article 3, paragraph 5, shall be repealed.

4. In section 6 shall be added as paragraph 2:

' (2). The Minister may lay down rules on an upper and lower limit for discount. '

5. Article 7, paragraph 2, shall be repealed, and replaced by: ' (2). Parent's payment at 9.50 DKK will be adjusted once a year at a time determined by the Minister. Parent's payment by the universal allowance in accordance with sections 9 and 9A is regulated, however, once a year the 1. January.

(3). Parent's payment will be adjusted after the development of indexes for bus transport from Statistics Denmark's consumer price index with the change in the index from august 2 years prior to august the year before. The adjustment is carried out on the basis of the regulatory time limit applicable. The regulated amount rounded to the nearest price endings. '

6. In article 8, paragraph 2, the words ' the universal controllers '.

7. In article 9, paragraph 1, shall be inserted after ' see. paragraphs 2 and 3, «:» who is entitled to the rebate under section 2, '.

8. In article 9, paragraph 2, the words ' contestants ' to: ' Agency can approve that participants ', and ' § 2 (1) (8). 10 ' are replaced by ' article 2, paragraph 1, no. 9 '.

9. In article 9, paragraph 3, the words ' covered by the ' to: ' have the right to discount after '.

10. In section 9, paragraph 5, shall be inserted after ' universal indemnity calculation, ': ' an upper limit for transport allowance, '.

11. Under section 9 shall be added:

» section 9 (a). The educational institution provides transport between the place of residence and place of training of learners or participants who take part in short or alternating gradient, and which are entitled to a discount pursuant to section 2. The obligation can be fulfilled by referring the learners to public transport and reimburse the expense therefor less any parent's payment, see. § 7.

(2). Agency shall reimburse the expenses of educational institutions for carriage in accordance with paragraph 1, after deduction of the parent's payment, see. § 7.

(3). The Minister may lay down detailed rules concerning the learners that are covered by paragraph 1. The Minister may also lay down the rules on the certification of educational institution's statement of expenses for the transport. '

12. In section 14, nr. 1, the words ' search, and ': ' search, '.

13. In section 14 shall be inserted after nr. 1 as new number:» 2) that application for the right to discount or reimbursement can only be made in electronic form, including the use of digital signature or other secure personal identification, and '




No. 2 becomes no. 3.



14. In article 16, paragraph 1, the words ' and article 9 (3) and (4) ' to: ', § 9 (3) and (4) and section 9 (a) '.

15. In article 17, paragraph 4, the words ' article 7, paragraph 2 ' is replaced by: ' § 7 (2) and (3) '.

§ 2

The law on State educational support (SU-law), see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 983 of 27. July 2007, shall be amended as follows:

1. In article 23, paragraph 3, shall be inserted after nr. 1 as new number:» 2) compensation pursuant to section 9 of the law on universal rebate to learners in upper secondary education, etc., '




No. 2 and 3 is then no. 3 and 4.



2. In article 24, paragraph 8, the words ' article 23, paragraph 3, nr. 2 ' to: ' section 23, paragraph 3, nr. 3 '.

3. In section 39 shall be inserted after paragraph 7 as a new paragraph: "(8). Agency can to the railway undertakings operating public service traffic on contract with the State, disclose the information about the award of the State educational support needed to ensure that the railway companies may provide discounts to learners. '




Paragraph 8 will be hereafter referred to paragraph 9.



4. In section 42 (1), (2). paragraph, the words ' without prejudice to article. paragraph 8, no. 1 ' to: ' without prejudice to article. paragraph 9, nr. 1 '.

5. In section 43 (a) (1), (2). paragraph, the words ' § 39, paragraph 8, no. 2, 3 and 6 ' to: ' § 39, paragraph 9, nr. 2, 3 and 6 '.

6. In paragraph 62, paragraph 1 1. paragraph, shall be replaced by ' article 23, paragraph 3, nr. 3 ' to: ' section 23, paragraph 3, nr. 4 '.

§ 3

Of the law on universal service discounts for students at higher education, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 353 of 14. March 2007, as amended by section 33 of Act No. 551 of 6. June 2007, is amended as follows:

1. In article 3, paragraph 3, the words ' the 3. Sunday in January ': ' at a time determined by the Minister of education '.

§ 4

In the Act on the Folkeskole, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 1049 of 28. August 2007, is amended as follows:

1. In article 26, paragraph 1, shall be inserted after ' the school ': ' or bridge-building institution, without prejudice. Chapter 2 a and Chapter 2 (a) of the Act on guidance on choice of education and professions '.

§ 5

The law on guidance on choice of education and occupation, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 770 by 27. June 2007, shall be amended as follows:

1. In paragraph 10 (f), paragraph 2, shall be inserted after ' aid ' shall mean ', including for the transport, '.

2. In paragraph 10 (f), paragraph 2, the following is inserted as a 2. and (3). item:




» By bridging course under section 10 (e) provides the local authority of the commune for the carriage between the pupil's place of residence and bridge-building institution, if the distance between these is more than 9 km. Obligation can be met by referring the student to public transport and reimburse the expense therefor. '



§ 6

The law on public schools, boarding schools, home schools and håndarbejdsskoler (free boarding schools), see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 1149 of 21. November 2006, as amended by section 5 of law No. 559 of 6. June 2007 and section 3 of Act No. 560 of 6. June 2007, is amended as follows:

1. Pursuant to section 23 (b) shall be inserted:

» Grants for transport in connection with building bridges

§ 23 (c). The State subsidizes the reduction of travel expenses in connection with building bridges within an appropriation, to be determined at the annual finance laws. The grant is allocated to each of the following schools, home schools and håndarbejdsskoler of the boarding school Association, which sets criteria for distribution, including on egendækning. Decisions of the boarding school Association on the distribution of the grant after this determination cannot be made to the Minister of education.

(2). Boarding school association can from schools obtain the information necessary for carrying out the task referred to in paragraph 1. On administration and the Danish applies to boarding school Association's work in accordance with paragraph 1.

(3). The State's contribution shall be paid prior to the boarding school Association. Boarding school Association shall keep separate accounts for the scheme. The Minister of Education prescribes rules on financial reporting and auditing. '

§ 7

Of the law on private schools and private primary schools, etc., see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 891 of 8. July 2007, as amended by section 4 of Act No. 559 of 6. June 2007 and section 2 of Act No. 560 of 6. June 2007, shall be amended as follows:

1. In article 5, paragraph 2, the words ' section 17 (3) and (4) ' to: ' section 17 (4) and (5) '.

2. In article 11, paragraph 3, 1. paragraph, the words ' article 17, paragraphs 1 and 2 ' to: ' section 17, paragraph 1-3 '.

3. In section 17 shall be inserted after paragraph 2 as new paragraph: "(3). The State subsidizes the reduction of travel expenses in connection with building bridges within an appropriation, to be determined at the annual finance laws. The grant is allocated to each of the schools of the allocation, the Secretariat referred to in article 6. section 11, paragraph 3, which lays down the criteria for the distribution, including on egendækning. The financial contribution shall be paid prior to distribution to the Secretariat. Distribution the Secretariat shall keep separate accounts for the system. '




Paragraphs 3 and 4 become paragraphs 4 and 5.



4. In article 24, paragraph 4, 1. paragraph, the words ' section 17, paragraph 1 ' to: ' section 17, paragraph 1-3 '.

§ 8

The law on youth in schools, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 997 of the 8. October 2004, as amended by section 3 of Act No. 577 of 9. June 2006, is amended as follows:

1. Pursuant to section 3 (a) shall be inserted:

» § 3 (b) for the bridge-building courses, etc. after chapter 2 (a) of the Act on guidance on choice of education and occupation apply rules, see universal public school. section 26 of the Act on the Folkeskole, equivalent for students in full-time education at 8.-10. class step. '

§ 9

(1). The law shall enter into force on the 1. August 2008, see. However, paragraphs 2 to 4.

(2). § 1, nr. 5, 6, 12, 13 and 15, and § 2, nr. 3-5, shall enter into force on the 1. April 2008.

(3). § 2, nr. 1, 2 and 6, comes into force on the 1. April 2008 and applies for the final award of support, see. section 22 of the Act on State educational support (SU-law), to support the year 2007.


(4). In § 1, nr. 5, proposed amendment of section 7, paragraph 2, of the law on universal rebate to learners in upper secondary education, etc., have the effect of regulating parent's payment by the universal allowance pursuant to section 9 of the same law, starting in 2009. For 2008 happens regulation of parent's payment under section 7, paragraph 2, of the law on universal rebate to learners in upper secondary education, etc. by the universal allowance pursuant to section 9 of the same law the 1. April 2008 with effect from that date.

§ 10

sections 1 and 4 to 8 shall not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland.
Given at Christiansborg Palace, the 31. March 2008 MARGRETHE r./Bertel Haarder