Order On Grant's Two Promote Debate And Information In Denmark On Europe

Original Language Title: Order On Grants To Promote Debate And Information In Denmark On Europe

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Overview (table of contents) Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Grants individual pools Chapter 3 Chapter 4 decision on Application and payment of the subsidy Chapter 5 reporting and accounting Review Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9 Public default-entry into force of The full text of the Executive order on supplements to promote debate and awareness in Denmark about Europe by virtue of text annotation nr. 126 (3) ad budget 2009 § 20.71.41 for grants to promote debate and awareness in Denmark about Europe, including the development of participatory democracy, fixed: Chapter 1 Grants section 1. Within the appropriation, by virtue of text annotation nr. 126 (3) ad budget 2009 section 20.71.41 is devoted to the promotion of debate and information in Denmark about Europe, including the development of participatory democracy, the Committee for the promotion of Debate and information on Europe (the Board) after application grants for initiatives that promote debate and awareness in Denmark about Europe, including the development of participatory democracy.
Chapter 2 section 2 of the individual pools. Grants from Pool A, see. text annotation nr. 126, paragraph 3, subparagraph (a), ad budget 2009 § 20.71.41, may be granted to legal nationwide organizations that have discussion and information on Europe as the main purpose, and that is not a party or a movement was elected to the Folketing or Parliament or a youth organization to such a party or such a movement.
(2). Subsidies in accordance with paragraph 1 shall be granted to implement a comprehensive programme of activities for a period of three years corresponding to three calendar years.
(3). It is a condition of grants in accordance with paragraph 1, that the Organization 1) have at least 350 registered and individually documented quota paying members, 2) has an annual quota rate of minimum 150 DKK for ordinary membership, 3) is represented and has operations in various parts of the country, and 4) have a democratic structure, which ensures its members ' influence on the Organization's work, which must be reflected in the Organization's bylaws or assigned description.
§ 3. Grants from Pool B, see. text annotation nr. 126, paragraph 3, point (b) of the ad budget 2009 § 20.71.41, may be granted to legal nationwide organizations that have discussion and information on Europe as a part of their activities, but where the main objective is another, however, not greater labour market and vocational organizations, parties and movements was elected to the Folketing, or Parliament, as well as youth organisations to such a party or such a movement.
(2). Subsidies in accordance with paragraph 1 shall be granted to implement a comprehensive programme of activities for a period of three years corresponding to three calendar years.
(3). It is a condition of grants in accordance with paragraph 1, that the Organization 1) have at least 350 registered and individually documented quota paying members or is an Association of national organisations or of regional or local organizations, so that the Organization activity and both have a nationwide character, 2) is represented and has operations in various parts of the country, and 3) have a democratic structure, which ensures its members ' influence on the Organization's work , which must be reflected in the Organization's bylaws or assigned description.
§ 4. Grants from Pool C, see. text annotation nr. 126, paragraph 3, point (c), ad budget 2009 § 20.71.41, may be granted for legitimate organizations, however, not parties and movements was elected to the Folketing or Parliament, certain legal persons, certain public institutions and to adult individuals who are registered in Denmark.
(2). Subsidies in accordance with paragraph 1 shall be granted for the implementation of individual local activities or greater cross-regional or nationwide activities.
(3). Subsidies in accordance with paragraph 1 may be granted to, among other things: 1) Meetings and conferences, including fees and transport to external presenters, with the exception of fees and transportation to members of Parliament or members of the European Parliament.
2) preparation of information material.
3) production of television and radio programmes, as well as applications for the Web.
4) announcements of activities.
5) financial reporting and auditing in the context of activities.
(4). Subsidies in accordance with paragraph 1 shall not be granted for study tours and research trips.
Chapter 3 Application section 5. Application for grants from the Pool (A), (B) and (C) of the basic regulation. sections 2-4, may be made on the basis of an announced application round. Board appointment by application rounds on his website, URwww.europa-naevnet.dk, and indicate a time limit for the submission of the application.
(2). Application must be submitted to the Committee in the form of an application form, which is available on the Board's website, filled in electronically on the website, printed, signed by the responsible person of the initiative and sent to the Committee's mailing address, see. However, paragraph 4. An activity plan and a budget for the initiative must be attached to the application form.
(3). Applications must reach the Board within the Board announced the date for submission of application, see. (1). Applications which are received in the Committee after the closing date for the submission of application, shall not be taken into consideration.
(4). Applicants who do not have access to the Internet, you can request an application form by contacting the Board's secretariat.
(5). Organizations submitting applications for reimbursement, to enclose a copy of the Organization's statutes or application a description of the Organization's purposes.
Chapter 4 decision and payment of grants section 6. The Committee shall, in accordance with the decision of the application for reimbursement in accordance with §§ 2-4.
(2). By decision on commitments for grants will be given to that initiative 1) in content and form caters to a broad or new segment in Denmark, 2) have high impact in the target group or the public, 3) is publicly and advertised widely in public, and 4) are significant financial or substantially financed from other sources.
§ 7. The Committee can make a commitment to provide all the requested reimbursement or part of the product applied for grants.
§ 8. Commitments for grants pursuant to section § 2-4 shall be subject to the condition that the initiative be carried out 1) as far as possible, as described in the activity plan for the initiative, see. However, paragraph 3, 2) to the costs of the initiative as far as possible take place as specified in the budget for the initiative, see. However, paragraphs 3, 3) the applicant shall report on the completed initiative, as the Board may approve, without prejudice. section 13, and 4) the applicant shall submit accounts for the completed initiative, as the Board may approve, without prejudice. § 14.
(2). The Committee may, in connection with the announcement of a call for proposals, establish additional conditions for commitments for grants pursuant to section § 2-4.
(3). The Committee may in exceptional cases authorise the activity plan and budget for a change initiative. If the activity plan and budget for an initiative changes with the Committee's approval, it is a condition of the undertaking for reimbursement that the initiative be carried out in accordance with the revised activity plan and the amended budget.
(4). A commitment to grant will lapse, if the conditions set out in paragraphs 1-3 are not met.
§ 9. Applicants who are granted the commitment of grant from the Pool (A) or (B) of the basic regulation. sections 2 and 3, are given in the first calendar year of the three-year period paid 75 percent of the annual amount of the grant, when undertaking grant is announced, and the remaining 25 per cent of the annual amount of the grant, when the report and accounts for the calendar year's activities are approved by the Committee's secretariat, in accordance with article 3. sections 13 and 14. In the second and third calendar years in the three-year period will be paid the annual grant amounts so that 75 percent of the amount be paid simultaneously with payment of the balance for the previous calendar year, and the remaining 25 per cent of the amount paid when report and accounts for the calendar year's activities are approved by the Committee's secretariat, in accordance with article 3. sections 13 and 14.
(2). Unused funds in one calendar year can be used in the remaining activity period. If an applicant has not used its total subsidies by the end of the three-year period, the candidate must repay the unused amounts to the Board.
§ 10. Applicants who are granted the commitment of grant from Pool C, see. § 4, get the subsidy paid, when the initiative is implemented, and the report and accounts for the initiative is approved by the Committee's secretariat, in accordance with article 3. sections 13 and 14. Displays the cost of the completed initiative itself lower than indicated in the budget for the initiative, paid only a grant equivalent to the costs actually incurred for the initiative.
§ 11. The Board's decisions on commitments for grants and rebates on subsidies is final and cannot be brought before another administrative authority.
§ 12. By the commitment of the grants for the participation of external organisations or individuals, including presenters, is the responsibility of the employer's obligation of applicant, including fulfilment of the requirements in accordance with tax legislation.
Chapter 5, reporting and accounting section 13. Applicants who have received commitments for grants from the Pool (A) or (B) of the basic regulation. sections 2 and 3, shall for each calendar year during the three year period give a report on the completed initiatives, which the Committee has given grants to. The report must be presented to the Committee by 15 June. March of the year following the calendar year that is reported on. Six copies of any manufactured material must be attached to the report.
(2). Applicants who have received commitments for aid from Pool C, see. section 4, shall submit a report on the initiative, which the Committee has given grants to. The report must be presented to the Board within one month after the date of completion of the initiative, as stated in the grant application. Six copies of any manufactured material must be attached to the report.
(3). Applicants must be in possession of documentation for the activities described in those referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 reports, as well as its outcome.
§ 14. Applicants must be accountable for the implemented initiatives which the Committee has agreed to give grants to, see. sections 15 and 16.
§ 15. Applicants who have received commitments for grants from the Pool (A) or (B) of the basic regulation. sections 2 and 3, for each calendar year of the three year reporting period of activity a company for completed activities, which the Committee has given grants to. Records shall be to the Committee not later than 15 July. March of the year following the calendar year, conducting accounts for.
(2). The company's content and presentation must follow the principles of the Danish financial statements Act and rules issued under this Act.
(3). Grants from other page must be specified in the accounts.
(4). Accounting entries can be assigned to individual notes with additional information on the accounting record content.
(5). Offsetting in accounting (NET transaction) may take place only if offsetting is helping to increase the company's information value. Offset entries shall be disclosed in the notes to the accounting entries.
(6). Records shall contain information about the accounting practices. Be carried out changes in accounting principles in relation to previous accounts, the accounts contain a cast-off justification and a description of the impact thereof.
(7). Records shall be signed by the applicant's competent leadership. In addition, the financial statements be audited and provided with an audit report, see. the rules set out in Chapter 6.
(8). Applicants must be in possession of proof that the conditions for the grant have been met, without prejudice to the Board. sections 2, 3 and 8, as well as to the expense recognised in the financial statements relating to activities to promote debate and awareness in Denmark about Europe.
(9). Applicants must keep records for a period of five years from the end of the fiscal year, on request, transmit them to the Committee.
§ 16. Applicants who have received commitments for aid from Pool C, see. § 4, are accountable to the Board not later than one month after the date of completion of the initiative, as stated in the grant application.
(2). Accounts shall be drawn up in the same way as the budget for the initiative, so that accounting entries and budget entries are directly comparable.
(3). Accountability for grant of DKK 50000 or more must follow the principles of the Danish financial statements Act and rules issued under this Act. The second way of accounting may be used. If the other way for financial reporting is used, it must be recorded in the financial statements, which principles are used. The rules in § 15 (3) to (6) shall furthermore apply mutatis mutandis.
(4). Accounts for subsidy under 50000 DKK presented by filling out one from the Committee received accounting schema attached to the relevant documentation for the costs incurred.
(5). Records shall be signed by the individual responsible for the initiative, or, if an organization, legal person or public institution is responsible for the initiative, the Organization, the legal person or the public institution competent leadership. In addition, the financial statements be audited and provided with an audit report, see. the rules set out in Chapter 6.
(6). Applicants must be in possession of proof that the conditions for the grant have been met, without prejudice to the Board. sections 4 and 8, as well as to the expense recognised in the financial statements relating to activities to promote debate and awareness in Denmark about Europe.
(7). Applicants must keep records for a period of five years from the end of the fiscal year, on request, transmit them to the Committee.
Chapter 6 Review § 17. Review of an applicant's accounts, see. section 15, paragraph 7, and section 16, paragraph 5, shall be carried out by a State auto rice dish or certified accountant or after an audit system in accordance with the law on local government agency or in accordance with the law on regions, etc., see. However, paragraph 3.
(2). By auditor change to candidate as soon as possible, inform the Board of the names and addresses of the incoming auditor and inform about the reason for the shift.
(3). Accounts for subsidy under 50000 DKK can be reviewed by an expert person, which does not need to be a trained accountant.
§ 18. The review shall be carried out in accordance with good public audit practice, as that term is defined in section 3 of the Act on the audit of State accounts, etc. and specified in this chapter.
(2). By the audit verified whether the accounts are true, and whether the transactions are subject to the reporting, are in accordance with the announced commitments for grants, laws and other regulations as well as with the agreements concluded and usual practice. In addition, an assessment is made of whether or not they have been taken into account in the management of the economic owed funds covered by the financial statements.
§ 19. The scope of the audit depends on the applicant's administrative structure and business processes, including the internal control, and other issues of importance to financial reporting. In addition, the amount of importance for the scope of the audit.
§ 20. The review should the auditor verify 1) on the financial statements of activity/initiative is true, IE. without significant errors and deficiencies, 2) on conditions for the Committee's contribution to the activity/initiative are met, 3) for the grant is used for this purpose, 4) about the candidate has demonstrated a thrift, and 5) on the information which the applicant has informed the Committee on the implementation and results of the activity/initiative are documented.
(2). The review shall be carried out at random show studies.
§ 21. The applicant must give the auditor the information that must be considered of importance for the assessment of the financial statement as well as for the auditor's assessment of the management, including the objectives and results achieved. The applicant must provide the auditor with access to carry out the studies that consider necessary, and shall ensure that the auditor will have the information and the assistance that the Auditor considers necessary for the performance of his duties.
§ 22. Becomes auditor aware of offences or breaches of regulations of major importance in connection with the funds management is the responsibility of the auditor immediately to give the applicant notice of withdrawal, as well as to ensure that the applicant within 3 weeks then gives the Board thereof. Otherwise, it is the auditor's duty to inform the Board. Auditor's comments are submitted together with the notice.
(2). The same applies if the Auditor during his audit or otherwise becomes aware that the initiative's implementation is uncertain for economic or other reasons.
§ 23. The audited financial statement shall bear an endorsement stating that the accounts have been revised in accordance with the rules set out in this notice.
(2). Auditor, in accordance with article 3. section 17, paragraph 1, shall provide the audited financial statement with a statement of endorsement for it at any time in force declaring the paradigm of the independent auditor's endorsement, shall be provided at the National Audit Office's website, www.rigsrevisionen.dk/paategning.hmtl.
(3). The auditor must provide an audit report with the auditor's assessment and conclusion on the performed audit, see. § 20. The report can be made in addition to the audit report, see. paragraph 1, or in an audit Protocol. The audit report must be submitted by the applicant to the Board together with the endorsed accounts, see. section 15 (1), and section 16, paragraph 1.
Chapter 7 Breach § 24. If a commitment to grant will lapse, without prejudice. § 8, paragraph 4, shall be paid by the Committee did not grant, just as the Committee has the right to require repayment of amounts already paid. Furthermore, the Tribunal is entitled to withhold the payment of a grant or require paid refunded if the candidate has achieved the pledge grants by fraud or otherwise have made false information during the proceedings.
Chapter 8 Public § 25. Information about the application rounds and announced commitments for grants will be published on the Committee's website, URwww.europa-naevnet.dk. Furthermore, the applicant's published reports, see. section 13, on the Board's website.
Chapter 9 entry into force section 26. The notice shall enter into force on 16 September. November 2009.
(2). Executive Order No. 1094 of 18. November 2008 for grants to organizations and individuals for the promotion of debate and information in Denmark about Europe are hereby repealed, without prejudice. However, paragraph 3.
(3). The notice referred to in paragraph 2 shall continue to apply for applicants who are granted commitment grants under this Ordinance.

The Ministry of education, the 5. November 2009 Bertel Haarder/Susanne Sehestedt Clausen