Executive Order On Supplements To Promote Competence Development Activities Within The Fisheries And Aquaculture Sector

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om tilskud til fremme af kompetenceudviklende aktiviteter inden for fiskeri- og akvakultursektoren

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Overview (table of contents) Chapter 1 of scheme content

Chapter 2 Administration

Chapter 3 eligible actions

Chapter 4 Conditions for reimbursement

Chapter 5-eligible expenses

Chapter 6 amendment of the project and entry into commitments

Chapter 7 Calculation of grants

Chapter 8 payment of grants

Chapter 9 obligation

Chapter 10 cancellations and refund of grants

Chapter 11 Force majeure

Chapter 12 remedies

Chapter 13 Criminal provisions

Chapter 14 entry into force The full text of the Executive order on supplements to promote competence development activities within the fisheries and aquaculture sector

Under section 3 of the basic regulation. § 2 (1) (8). 3 (a), section 5, section 6, paragraph 2, article 7, paragraph 4, article 11, paragraphs 1, 2 and 4, section 12 and section 13, paragraph 1, of the lov nr. 1552 of 20. December 2006 on the development of the fisheries and aquaculture sector (Fisheries Development Act) shall be determined pursuant to the authority:

Chapter 1

The scheme's content

§ 1. Ministry of food, agriculture and fisheries within the deposed frameworks promise grants to promote competence development activities within the fisheries and aquaculture sector in connection with projects relating to the development of educational programmes, methods and tools.

(2). Commitments for grants may be given for time-limited projects of common interest with a broader scope than measures that private companies and organizations usually implement.

(3). Commitments for grants can be given to organisations in the fisheries and aquaculture sector or to others, such as the Ministry of food, agriculture and fisheries has approved for the purpose.

Chapter 2


Authorities and control

§ 2. Ministry of food, agriculture and fisheries at the Food Profession shall take decisions in accordance with this Ordinance.

§ 3. Food Business shall carry out checks in connection with the Administration after this announcement.

(2). Food Industries carries out the physical checks and the subsequent accounting control.

(3). To use for checks collected information from other authorities as appropriate.

Grant application

§ 4. Grant application shall be drawn up on a special application form, which can be obtained from the food industry or Food Business via website.

(2). A grant application must be received in the Food Business within the 1. February and the 1. August.

(3). In cases where the last day of the deadline referred to in paragraph 2 is a Saturday, Sunday, Monday, or a public holiday, the deadline shall expire on the second working day (Saturday excluded) that follows thereafter.

(4). Food Business shall acknowledge of receipt of the application and may in this connection grant permission to launch the project.

Prioritization and decision

§ 5. Grant applications received before the deadline and which meet the conditions for reimbursement referred to in article 6. Chapter 3-5, prioritized in relation to the projects ' effect within the in section 7, paragraph 1, no. 1-6, areas mentioned.

(2). By priorities shall be taken also into account,

1) if the project involves dissemination of scientific findings or of qualified experience relevant to the priority areas in section 7, paragraph 1, no. 1-6, and

2) about the project includes the development of flexible learning forms the basis of business and enterprise-based relationship, and which are relevant to the priority areas in section 7, paragraph 1, no. 1-6.

(3). A breakdown of the funds, so that there can be implemented projects for both fisheries as aquaculture and processing of fish and fishery products.

(4). Food Business ahead of a round of applications can announce special themes within the area of the Executive order, which will form the basis for the prioritization of the application round.

(5). If the application can be accommodated, gives Food Business commitments for grants.

§ 6. After an exchange of views in the Committee on development for the Fisheries program for the use of the European Fisheries Fund in Denmark can Food Profession possibly set up an Advisory Committee. The Advisory Committee assists the Food Business with to establish the principles for priority under section 5.

Chapter 3

Eligible projects

§ 7. Subsidies can be granted for projects in which the applicant demonstrates that the results of the project will contribute to the development of educational programmes, methods and tools with a view to increasing the level of competence in one or more of the following areas:

1) occupational health and safety.

2) Product quality and raw material utilization.

3) use of new technologies.

4) diseases in farmed fish.

5) Recirculation aquaculture.

6) Development of educational programmes, methods and tools targeting the specific needs of the fisheries and aquaculture sector.

(2). Subsidies granted to projects within the areas referred to in paragraph 1, including in connection with seminars, courses, workshops and future workshops and future tools and other best practices udvekslende events, as well as testing of the developed tools and methods.

Chapter 4

Conditions for grant

§ 8. It is a condition of grant for a project,

1) to the total eligible cost of the project amounts to at least 50,000 DKK,

2) that the necessary authorisations from public authorities is achieved,

3) that the applicant shall deliver the information that Food Business requests for use of the procedure,

4) that the project will be completed at the latest at the time specified in the application, but not later than 18 months after the date of the undertaking, unless Food Business shall grant derogations,

5) that undertaking gardens submit final withdrawal request and project report in due time, without prejudice. Article 12, paragraph 4, and

6) that withdrawal requests associated with the original accounting documents shall be kept available until 31. December 2021.

(2). Food Profession establishes in undertaking detailed conditions of the undertaking ' s obligation to inform about the public financing of the project and to publish information about the project on undertaking's home page or in the relevant newspapers and magazines.

(3). Undertaking gardens are required to submit a report on the project's effects 2 and 5 years after the final payment of the grant. In the undertaking shall be determined what information must be provided in the reports.

(4). Food Industries can in the undertaking, establish additional conditions for the grant.

Chapter 5

Eligible expenses

§ 9. Grants can be given to the actual costs incurred by the undertaking gardens and which are necessary for the implementation, including internal salary of employees of the undertaking. Cost of external suppliers must be based on information gathered deals or open tender. Indirect costs are eligible costs if they are based on actual costs for the implementation of the project and shall be distributed in proportion to the direct expenditure following a duly justified, fair and equitable method.

(2). Indirect costs can be included with up to 50 per cent of the direct costs.

(3). Eligible expenditure may also include the

1) the cost of the certificate of paid expenses,

2) expenditure on project reporting, see. Article 12, paragraph 4, and

3) other expenses, such as Food Industries are assessing is required in order to implement the project.

(4). The expenditure eligible for financing may not include

1) expenses qualifying for reimbursement after other EU legislation,

2) expenditure incurred by the undertaking gardens have paid in Food Industries has given permission to launch the project,

3) expenditure on the purchase of used or refurbished equipment

4) financial, audit, legal and banking costs, unless these are due to demands from undertaking-making authority, or

5) VAT, unless this definitively borne by undertaking gardens.

(5). Eligible expenditure for large infrastructure facilities may not exceed 10 per cent of the project's total eligible expenses.

Chapter 6

Modification of the project and entry into commitments

§ 10. Modification of a project may be approved by the Food Business on the condition that the change in accordance with the Food Business assessment is in accordance with the purpose of the project. Application for amendment of a project must be approved by the Food Profession before the change is implemented.

(2). Commitment amount cannot be increased in connection with changes of a project.

(3). Food Profession may on application allow, to another, which, according to section 1, paragraph 3, may be undertaking gardens, occurs in an undertaking for reimbursement. The occurring in the undertaking, assuming rights and obligations after the undertaking.

Chapter 7

Calculation of the grant

§ 11. The grant represents up to 100% of the eligible expenditure within the food Profession provided for undertaking amount.

Chapter 8

Payment of grants

§ 12. Payment of grants on the basis of the undertaking ' s statement of paid eligible expenses, which must be documented. Request for payment of the reimbursement shall be made on a special form and be accompanied by a declaration from a registered public accountant or certified public accountant. Forms and form to the auditor's statement are available by contacting the Food Profession or via Food Business website.

(2). The request for payment of grants must be submitted to the Food industry.

(3). Grants may be paid in up to 3 instalments. The individual instalments must represent at least 20 per cent of the total amount of the undertaking.

(4). Request for final payment must be Food Business not later than three months after the project is completed. Food Industries can in special cases, grant a derogation from this deadline. Final withdrawal request must be accompanied by a project report.

(5). The grant is transferred to the undertaking's NemKonto.

Chapter 9


§ 13. Undertaking Gardens must throughout the period in which the conditions for reimbursement must be met, upon request, declare to the Food Profession about whether conditions for the grants continue to be met.

(2). Undertaking gardens is in the whole period in which the conditions for reimbursement must be fulfilled, committed to without undue delay, to give Food Business Notification of conditions that can result in cancellation of commitments or repayment of grants under section 14.

Chapter 10

Cancellation and refund of grants

§ 14. The commitment of grant shall lapse if

1) conditions under which grants are not met,

2) undertaking gardens have given false or misleading information or has concealed information in relation to the merits of the decision,

3) the project is not carried out in accordance with the approved application, including if essential parts of the project shall lapse,

4) undertaking his duties after fisheries development overrides gardens article 11, paragraph 2, or

5) undertaking gardens do not comply with its obligation under section 13.

(2). In the cases referred to in paragraph 1 shall take the Food Business decision on repayment of grants. By statement of claim attributed to that interest. Interest allowance shall be calculated from the date on which the notification of the repayment obligation to refund is done and with the law on interest for late payment, etc. (Renteloven) fixed the reference rate plus. Interest allowance, however, is at least 50 us $.

Chapter 11

Force majeure

§ 15. Food Profession recognizes the following events as force majeure:

1) Expropriation, if such could not be foreseen at the time of the applicant's receipt of the undertaking.

2) A severe natural disaster substantially affects the undertaking's activities.

(2). It is a condition for the recognition of force majeure in the case that the instances of events prevents fulfilment of the obligations arising, in respect of which invoked force majeure, and that it committed no without disproportionate opofrelser could have secured themselves against this.

(3). Food Industries can in exceptional circumstances as force majeure events recognise other than those referred to in paragraph 1.

§ 16. If undertaking gardens wants to invoke force majeure, it shall be communicated to the Food Industries in writing within 10 working days after the date on which the undertaking gardens is able to do it. the communication must be accompanied by adequate documentation.

Chapter 12

Access to justice

§ 17. Decisions taken by the Food Profession by virtue of this Ordinance, may be appealed to the Minister of food, agriculture and fisheries.

(2). The complaint must be submitted through the Food Profession. The complaint must be Food Business not later than 4 weeks after receipt of the decision, the appeal relates.

(3). Food Business can reopen a case after the complaint has been lodged.

Chapter 13

Criminal provisions

§ 18. Pursuant to section 14, paragraph 1, of the Fisheries Development Act are punishable by fines, which the

1) shall give false or misleading information or conceals information relevant to decisions taken under the Act or the rules laid down in accordance with the law,

2) acts in contravention of the conditions set out in decisions taken under the Act or the rules laid down pursuant to the Act,

3) fails to deliver the documentation and the information to which the person is required to give under the law or the rules laid down in accordance with the law,

4) shall give false or misleading information or conceals information, which the person concerned is obliged to give under the law or the rules laid down in accordance with the law,

5) fails to give the Inspector access to the company, etc. in accordance with § 11 (1), or

6) fails to deliver or submit material or to provide the inspection authority assistance after the Act § 11, paragraph 2.

(2). That can be imposed on companies, etc. (legal persons) criminal liability in accordance with the provisions of the criminal code 5. Chapter.

Chapter 14

Entry into force of the

§ 19. The notice shall enter into force on 18 October. December 2008.
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