Notice on municipalities perform administrative tasks for certain water companies
Under section 25 and section 37 of Act No. 469 of 12. June 2009 on water sector organisation and economic conditions be laid down: § 1. The Ordinance lays down rules for which a municipality may carry out administrative tasks for the water companies mentioned in section 2, with the consequence that the municipality in carrying out these tasks are exempt from the requirement laid down in article 15, paragraph 1, of the organisation in stock or limited company form.
§ 2. A municipality can perform tasks, see. section 3, for a water company which is a resident of the municipality, if the company is covered by article 2, paragraph 1, and if it engaged in water activities and 1) in the calendar year 2008 indvandt, treated, transported or delivered more than 1 million. m3 of water, 2) carries out waste water supply activities in calendar year 2008 and treated, transported or derived more than 1 million. M3 waste water, or 3) carries out both water supply and waste water supply activities, and activities in calendar year 2008 indvandt, treated, transported or delivered more than 1 million. m3 of water, and during the same period, transported, processed or derived more than 1 million. M3 waste water.
(2). Is the water company founded after 31. December 2008, added the experience, treated, transported, or derivative water volume delivered in calendar year 2008 in the or the water supply companies, waste water utilities or water companies, which by the Foundation or later is nested within the water company, as the basis for calculation of the amount of water in accordance with paragraph 1.
(3). Is the water company founded in the period 1. January 2008-31. December 2008, converted the following Foundation and until 31. December 2008 experience, treated, transported, or derivative water volume delivered to an average monthly amount of water, which forms the basis for the calculation pursuant to paragraph 1.
§ 3. A municipality may carry out the following tasks for the water companies mentioned in § 2:1) operation of IT systems, 2) bookkeeping, billing and invoicing, consumption) 3 4) administrative assistance for the fulfilment of legal obligations for the provision of data to the authorities for use of statistics or benchmarking, and 5) administrative and legal assistance concerning personnel matters.
§ 4. The municipality's total remuneration for the performance of tasks as referred to in section 3 may not exceed 1 million. DKK per calendar year.
(2). The municipality must immediately terminate the agreement with the water company, if it turns out that the total remuneration will exceed the threshold referred to in paragraph 1.
(3). The agreement between the municipality and the water company must contain the provision that the municipality terminates the agreement in the cases provided for in paragraph 2.
(4). Supply the Secretariat may grant a derogation from paragraph 1, when special circumstances.
§ 5. The payment agreement for accomplishing the tasks referred to in paragraph 3, shall be fixed in such a way that it corresponds to the direct and indirect costs attributable to the performance of those tasks.
§ 6. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. January 2010 and be lifted automatically the 1. January 2013.
The Ministry of the environment, the 16. December 2009 Troels Lund Poulsen/David Pilsgaard