Notice Of Grants For Projects Under The ' Pool For More Bike Traffic "

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Table of Contents
Appendix 1 Administration basis for "Powder for More Bicycle Traffic"
Appendix 2 Instructions for the revision of Project Supplements under "Pool for More Bicycle Traffic"

Publication of grants to projects under "Pool for more bicycle traffic"

In accordance with text-labelling no. 121 to section 28.21.23 of the Finance Bill of 2010 shall be determined by the authority :

Scope of application

§ 1. The transport minister may, within the framework of the deposed framework for more cycling traffic, provide a commitment to projects that improve the conditions for cyclists so that the cycle becomes a more attractive, widespread and secure mode of transport, both commuting and free time. The directorate shall administer the funds in accordance with the framework laid down in the administrative basis for the pool for more cycling traffic annexes as Annex 1 to the notice.

Applications for grants

§ 2. The application for funding shall be submitted to the directorate-directorate.

Paragraph 2. The provisions concerning procedures for the application, conditions for grants, the amount of the grant, the amount of the grant and the grant of grant, etc. are laid down in the administrative basis in Annex 1.

Conditions for grants

§ 3. It is a condition for granting subsidies that it is a project whose implementation is dependent on this subsidy.

§ 4. Deposits usually make up 40%. of the eligible grant of the eligible costs, cf. however, paragraph 1 2.

Paragraph 2. For less innovation projects, it is possible to achieve 100%. grants if the results of the project across a broad front will promote cycling, such as research and development projects and cross-disciplinary projects with a wide national impact and anchoring.

Paragraph 3. For projects carried out as part of a special area designated by the Transport Minister, it is possible to achieve 100%. Supplements.

Paragraph 4. The Directorates may make terms or conditions of grants or commitments on grants.

Paragraph 5. It is a condition of grants that funds are available within the affixed frameworks, cf. § 1.

Paragraph 6. The Directorates may at any time request additional information in relation to the examination of the application.

§ 5. The own-financing of grants shall not be covered by other governmental pools within the territory of the Transport Ministry.

Change of Project

§ 6. Amendment of a project can be approved by the Directorate-General on condition that the amendment according to the Assessment of the Directorates is in line with the aim of the project. The application for a change to a project must be approved by the Directorate-General prior to the implementation of the amendment.

Supervision and obligation to provide information

§ 7. The Guidance Board shall ensure that the rules of this notice are complied with, and may request any information available to them in this respect from the applicant.

Paragraph 2. To the extent that the applicant uses cooperation parties, the applicant shall be obliged to provide the necessary information from the type of cooperation concerned to the extent necessary to provide the necessary information.

Reporting and accounts

§ 8. Continuous reporting on the status, payment and settlement etc. shall be done in accordance with the administration base in Annex 1.

Disposal and repayment of grants

§ 9. Granltale of supplements will lapse if :

1) tilaves have given false or misleading information,

2) the means without prior approval have been used for other purposes than described in the project description,

3) the project may not be implemented as provided in the approved application,

4) tilaves shall override its obligation to be required by section 7, or

5) the conditions for grants are not met, including the conditions laid down in the administrative basis (Annex 1) and the revision structure (Annex 2).

Paragraph 2. If the project achieves savings in relation to the original budget, the subsidy will be reduced so that the subsidy is not exceeding the appropriation rate.

§ 10. The Directorates may decide that payment of the subsidy must be paid in full or in part if :

1) there has been a whole or partial withdrawal of subsidies under paragraph 9, or

2) grants subsequently awarded grants from the other side to cover expenses financed from the pot for more cycling traffic.

§ 11. Where a paid grant is wholly or partially repaid, the amount due shall be charged no later than 14 days after claim. Rente is determined in accordance with the interest rate and the due date of the due date.

Notify obligations

§ 12. The grant consiglation shall immediately inform the Directorates, if :

1) the existence of conditions which, in accordance with sections 9 and 10, may result in a claim, in full or in part, of supplements ;

2) the existence of conditions which may result in a claim to a total or partial refund of grants after paragraph 11 may be obtained ; or

3) the grant recipient shall change the auditor during the project period.


§ 13. The auditing of project accounts for project grants after this notice shall be carried out in accordance with the revision structure of Annex 2.

Entry into force

§ 14. The announcement shall enter into force on 3. November, 2010.

The directorate, the 29th. October 2010

Per Jacobsen

/ Torfinn Larsen

Appendix 1

Administration basis for "Powder for More Bicycle Traffic"


Profit can be sought for projects aimed at improving the conditions of cyclists, so that the cycle becomes a more attractive, widespread and secure mode of transport for both commuting and leisure.

Grants may be applied to the following types of projects :

-WHAT? Municipal cycle projects which contribute significantly to the development of local bicycle traffic, including cyclipendling,

-WHAT? Projects concerning. improved road safety and innovation

Application procedure

The grant of grants shall be sent to the Directoratedirectorate. Sweep time limits are being advertised at under the cycling pool.

Conditions for grants

It is a condition for granting subsidies that it is a project whose implementation is dependent on this subsidy. The Directorates may obtain the necessary documentation for the benefit of the grant recipient.

The project activities covered by the subsidy must not be initiated until the action has been taken into force. Costs incurred before the date of commitments are not eligible for grant.

It is a condition for the award of grants that the applicant has cover for its own financing by the surrender of consent of grants for subsidies.

Project Collaboration

In the event that several parties want to collaborate on a project, the grants can either be searched jointly or split into separate projects.

If the Parties seek grants jointly, only one party shall act as the applicant. It is this applicant alone that is responsible for the implementation of the total project and constitutes the legal entity that must meet all requirements in the award of grants. If the Parties seek grants as separate sub-projects, each Party shall act as a self-employed person.

The amount of the grant and the financing of the project

The amount of the grant is given in the signing letter and can be a maximum of this amount regardless of any project changes.

The corruption of the project in the beneficiary will be the absolute maximum size of the grant. If the project achieves savings in relation to the original budget, the subsidy will be reduced so that the subsidy is not exceeding the appropriation rate.

Private beneficiaries shall be in cases where a subsidy is granted on more than 50%. to a plant project, obligated to the applicable contract rules, cf. § 2 in the tender notice 1) .

Changes in the project

Changes to a project may be approved by the Directorates on condition that the change is assessed to be in accordance with the project ' s purpose. The request for a change shall be approved by the Directorate-General prior to the implementation of the amendment.

If there is any delay in the project in relation to the end date, it shall be immediately submitted for approval of the revised timetable on grounds of the delay.

Eligible costs

The approved budget forms the basis of the subsidy. Additional costs other than those approved may not be included in the subsidy-base unless they are approved in advance in writing by the Guidance Board.

Reindeerable VAT is not a eligible cost. VAT reimbursed to municipalities through the VAT equation is treated as VAT that can be refunded, and is therefore not eligible for subsidy.

For undertakings, organisations and the like which have either limited or no deduction of VAT, the cost of VAT-coated and non-VAT rates shall be stated in the budget.

The cost of debt interest is not eligible for debt.

Cost of grassals, commissions and the like are not eligible for subsidy.

If the project is to be reassigned, these are to be deducted from the base of the subsidy.

Staff Costs

Personnel costs of its own staff are eligible. The maximum amount of the actual hourly rate multiplied by the number of hours used for the project can be counted. The rate of the monthly salary is calculated as the fixed annual salary divided by a net year equivalent to 1,500 hours. The salary can be paid and pension contributions to pay. Staff costs must be specified in the approved budget and shall be listed as a separate item in the accounts.

The rates of pay shall be in accordance with the requirement to show more economical and efficient financial management in the administration of projects in general. At the same time, it means that the salary of the employee concerned must not exceed what is regarded as a regular, reasonable and realistic salary for an employee performing the same function outside the project.

There is no provision of paid under sickness or sickness benefits, as employees in a project will not receive compensation for loss of revenue in relation to leave, as it is assumed that the subsidy is borne by the grant of the aid.


Overhead (indirect costs) to cover overhead costs, such as rent, electricity, heat, phone and office crews, the charges are eligible.

For an overhead rate in the submitted budget of a maximum of 20% of staffing costs shall not be required for separate documentation.

By a higher heathen portion than 20%. of the total staff costs, the contribution shall be specified in the approved budget and shall be shown as a separate item in the accounts. The beneficiary must be able to document the eligible costs of the overhead.

Travel Costs

In the case of travel costs, only domestic travel is covered. Foreign travel shall be covered if the purpose of this is documented in the application.

Transport costs must be kept at a reasonable level to the extent and costs incurred. For use of the vehicle ' s own motor vehicle, mileathercompensation shall be paid according to the rules concerning the use of an official ' s service provision for services. Diether and the like in connection with travel are not justifiable costs.

Eligible travel costs must be specified in the approved budget and shall be listed as a separate item in the accounts.

Equipment and equipment

Cost of inventory and equipment purchases are eligible costs. The costs shall be specified in the budget and shall be listed as separate records in the accounts.

Documentation requirements

All costs included in the project accounts must be able to be documented against the audit (except for top-level overhead charges in exceptional cases, cf. the above). This also applies to costs from collaborators.

A cost may not be included in the project accounts at the earliest when the payment has occurred. All accounting documents and documentation documents shall be kept for five years after the final settlement has taken place.

The actual payroll costs must be able to be documented for each employee. In addition, there must be a time code for each employee, of which the number of hours concerned has been employed by the project. The time code shall be certified by the manager of each employee.

Reporting and accounts

The status reports must be prepared and forwarded every six months from the approved start date of the project as long as the project is under way. Projects that will last a year or less are not obliged to prepare the status statements.

The progress statement will account for the general development of the project during the elapsed period, as well as include current inventory of remaining activities, including completion time.

If the project is split into sub-projects, the progress report shall account for the propulsions in each of the projects.

In the case of the status statements, the subsidy shall be given a financial statement to the Director-Directorate. The accounts must be drawn up in accordance with the approved budget so that the updated balance of the remaining budget is also apparent. If the project is divided into sub-projects, the accounts shall be divided accordingly. The accounts shall include a statement of the activities carried out in comparison with the budget-related activities.

For projects that have a duration of a year or less, it is not a requirement that there should be a statement on the status of the accounts, but also a final step.

No later than three months after the end of the project, a final report shall be drawn up for the project. The end-of-reporting shall include an evaluation of the results and effects of the project. Evaluation costs must be included in the original budget. If the evaluation cannot be carried out within three months of the completion of the project, a specific period shall be agreed with the Director-Directorate.

With the final report, a management account shall be drawn up. The accounts shall be drawn up in accordance with the individual items of the project ' s budget. Together with the accounts, a signed auditor declaration shall be sent to ensure that only the relevant costs are posted to the project. Amount of subsidy less than 0,5 million. DKK However, the requirement for a review declaration has been exempted and the accounts shall, in this case, be the leafings of the management of the certificate.

The grant consigleer shall submit the project accounts in such a way as to :

-WHAT? The subsidy is listed as a separate revenue record

-WHAT? Any subsidies from the other side to the same project and possible co-financing and any other revenues have been listed as separate revenue records ;

-WHAT? Detained costs have been specified in at least the same way as in the approved budget in relation to, for example, sub-items and main activities. Essential expenses must be further specified.

-WHAT? Moreover, the beneficiary shall be responsible for ensuring that all the relevant information on the project and the derived activities are communicated to the directorate-directorate.

The home page is the templates that will be used for status statements and end-reporting.

Payment of grants

The amount of the subsidy shall be paid out in the back, and that is for expenditure posted on the project. A request for payment of grants may be submitted in connection with the half-yearly status reports. The guidance given by the Guidance Directorate shall be granted in full or in part in accordance with the relevant payment request. The last 20%. however, be held to the payment after the final implementation has been approved.

In the case of a project community in which several parties have applied for grants, the responsibility of the beneficiary shall be responsible for forwarding the parts of the subsidy on the project's partners.

A case processing period may be charged to the material in the event of the actual payment being made. The amount of the subsidy will be paid to the account that the beneficiary has entered in the acceptance letter.

Supprepayment of grants

Paid subsidies shall be repaid to the Guidance Directorate if one or more of the following conditions are met :

-WHAT? Tilsagnshaves have given false or misleading information

-WHAT? The funds without prior approval have been used for other purposes than described in the project description

-WHAT? The project cannot be implemented as provided in the approved application

-WHAT? Tilsagnshaver overrides his obligation to declare the section 6 of the notice, or

-WHAT? The terms of aid shall not be fulfilled as shown by this notice, the auditor's instrument or by the signing letter ;

If the project achieves savings in relation to the original budget, the subsidy will be reduced so that the subsidy is not exceeding the appropriation rate.

Reporting to SKAT

The Directorates shall report all grants to SKAT, regardless of whether the subsidy is tax-free or not. In addition, the beneficiary shall have a duty to give up taxable amounts, for example, to the local tax authorities, for example.

Appendix 2

Instructions for the revision of Project Supplements under "Pool for More Bicycle Traffic"

This audit instrument includes the revision of project accounts for project grants under "Pool for More Bicycle Traffic". The review board is drawn up on the basis of the report by the Committee on the RigsAudit Committee on a committee on extraction work in the section 4 area, March 2000, set up model instruction.

§ 1. The audit shall be carried out by a state-owned or registered auditor or by BDO Municipalities Accounting A/S.

Paragraph 2. In projects where the beneficiary is a public institution covered by the Danish Court of Auditors ' s audit competence or where the amount of the grant is less than 500,000 cranes, paragraph 1 shall apply to the Member State of the Committee on the subject of the payment of the aid. Paragraph 1 shall not apply. In such cases, only a management drawing from the management of the grant consignee shall be attached to the compliance of all the applicable terms and conditions in relation to the accounts.

Paragraph 3. In the case of revisor-shift during the project period, the incoming auditor shall address the severing auditor who has a duty to provide the reasons for the termination of the accounts.

§ 2. The audit shall be carried out in accordance with good public audit practice, as defined in section 3 of the review of the state ' s accounts, etc. (Declapidation no. 3 of 7. in January 1997, and in more detail the provisions of paragraph 1. 2 and section 3, section 3-7.

Paragraph 2. The audit shall be reviewed, whether the project accounts are correct and whether the arrangements made in the clearance of accounts are in accordance with the appropriations, laws and other regulations, as well as by agreements and practices that have been concluded and, as appropriate, practice. An assessment shall also be made of the extent to which the financial account has been taken of the management of the funds covered by the project accounts.

§ 3. The scope of the audit depends on the administrative structures and business partners ' administrative structures and business partners, including internal control and other matters of the clearance of accounts. In addition, the amount of the grant (of the case) is relevant to the scope of the audit.

§ 4. The audits shall be auditing auditor :

1) The project accounts are right, that is to say. without any significant errors and shortcomings.

2) Whether the grant conditions are fulfilled, including the provisions of the adjectory received by the Guidance Board and of the grant received accepted indictaries.

3) Whether the subsidy has been used for the purpose, including only projectreacant costs are included.

4) Whether grants and partners have been economical in the field of subsidy and partners.

5) The information supplied by the receiving and collaborators notified the Directorates of performance requirements has been documented.

6) Whether the management of grants is maintained, the administrative business procedures necessary for a documented and reliable fulfilment of the accounting and reporting requirements of the terms of the enclosure shall be maintained.

7) The accounts shall be drawn up as prescribed in the signing letter.

8) Whether the own financing requirement is met.

9) Subject to the right of VAT deduction, the right to be discharged.

Paragraph 2. The review shall be carried out at random sampling.

§ 5. Receiving and collaborators shall give auditor the information which may be considered to be relevant to the assessment of the project accounts and the auditor's assessment of management, including targets, and results obtained. The grant recipient shall allow auditor access to carry out the investigations it considers necessary and shall ensure that the auditor receives the information and the assistance necessary for the performance of his duties.

§ 6. The auditor shall pay attention to offences or overrides of rules of essential importance in connection with the management of the funds, the auditor shall immediately notify the grant of the grant to the beneficiary, and to ensure that the beneficiary ' s beneficiary ; in the course of three weeks, the Directorates shall inform the Agency. Otherwise, it is the audit's duty to guide the Road Directorate. The auditor's comments are sent together with the message.

Paragraph 2. The same applies if the auditor is audited, or in any other way, to ensure that the implementation of the project is uncertain for economic or other reasons.

§ 7. The audited project accounts shall be carried out with an endorsement of which it appears that the accounts have been revised in accordance with the rules laid down in this instruction. The endorsement shall be indicated on the endorsement. The endorsement consists of two parts. First, the auditor shall be affidavit on the financial accounts and then an auditor's statement on the outcome of the management audit carried out.

Paragraph 2. The auditor shall submit an audit report with the auditor's assessment and conclusion on the audit carried out, cf. § 4. The report may be submitted in connection with the endorsement or in an audit protocol.

Paragraph 3. A copy of the audit report shall be submitted by a subsidy to the Guidance Board, together with the project account that is responsible for project accounts.

Official notes

1) See Notice no. 937 of 16. September 2004 on the procedures for the award of public goods contracts, public service contracts and public works contracts. It follows from Article 2 that the Procurement Directive must be complied with when the Minister of Transport grants direct grants of more than 50% to a construction contract (if estimated value of excluding VAT is equal to or exceeds 6 242 000), which is concluded by other than themselves and which are subject to the nature of their species. 8 (a) of the Procurement Directive. The same applies to service contracts (if estimated value excluding VAT is equal to or greater than EUR 249 000) in the case of such works contracts, cf. the nature of the contract. 8 (b).