Decree On Support For Educational Activities In Connection With Non-Commercial Local Radio And Television Activities

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om støtte til uddannelsesaktiviteter i forbindelse med ikkekommerciel lokal radio- og tv-virksomhed

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Overview (table of contents)



Chapter 1



Grants





Chapter 2



Call for proposals and submission of application





Chapter 3



Decision and payment of grants





Chapter 4



Reporting and knowledge sharing





Chapter 5



Accounting and auditing





Chapter 6



Default





Chapter 7



Public





Chapter 8



Date of entry into force of



The full text of the Decree on support for educational activities in connection with non-commercial local radio and television activities

Under section 92 (a) of the law on broadcasting, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 988 of 6. October 2011, fixed: Chapter 1 Grants section 1. Radio and television Board grants the request reimbursement for educational activities in connection with non-commercial local radio and television company.

§ 2. Radio and television Board can provide grants for educational activities to non-commercial local radio and television stations, which carries out program activities in accordance with the authorization issued by the Radio and television Board pursuant to § 45, paragraphs 1 and 2, and for non-commercial local radio stations engaged in programme activities in accordance with the registration under section 47 (1) of the radio and Television Act, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 988 of 6. October 2011. There may also be granted a subsidy for training activities for the non-commercial stationers organizations and send work together, as well as schools and other educational institutions.

(2). Subsidies in accordance with paragraph 1 is granted to educational activities with one or more of the following purposes: 1 to increase the competencies for program production) for local radio and television activities, 2) to accommodate minority groups and media weak groups need access to the local radio and television media by facilitating access to it, or 3) to support the local radio and tv media as a growth layers for programmatic experimentation and renewal as well as an educational platform within the media industry.

(3). Subsidies in accordance with paragraph 1 shall not be granted for meeting activities, participation in conferences, study tours and stay or similar.

Chapter 2 round of applications and submission of application § 3. Radio and television Board implements in 2013 a round with a view to obtaining reimbursement for educational activities targeting local radio company and in 2014 a round with a view to obtaining reimbursement for educational activities targeting local television company.

§ 4. Radio and television Board may require that the grant application is done on an application form, which the Board makes available. Radio and television Board may fix a time limit for the submission of the application. Applications which are received in the Culture agency after a stipulated period, shall not be taken into consideration.

(2). Grant application must contain the following information: 1) applicant's name, address, telephone number, e-mail, and social security number or VAT and P-number. If the applicant has multiple addresses, indicate these with a description of the functions performed by the various addresses.

2) the nature of the educational activity, including the description of the content and duration of the infringement.

3) Segment, including description of the manner in which educational activity should be ensured to hit the desired target audience.

4) economic environment, including an indication of the expected expenditure and financing in connection with the conduct of educational activity.

5) applicant's competence to settle educational activity, including previous experience in implementing the teaching or training session.

6) Any plans concerning the conclusion of the partnership with other actors, including cooperation with local radio and television stations, colleges, etc.

7) Geographical location for the conduct of educational activity.

(3). Radio and television Board may in fact require the information that the Committee deems necessary for examination of the application. The Board may fix a deadline for the release of information. If the Committee is unable to get sufficient information, it may be the refusal of the application.

Chapter 3 decision and payment of reimbursement section 5. Radio and television Board shall take a decision on the reimbursement request, see. section 3, in accordance with the following criteria: 1) Educational activity content. It attributed the weight that the grants be ensured width in the supply of educational activities, so as to ensure that, as far as possible be financed both activities with a focus on competencies for the substantive organization of program content as activities with a focus on technical, economic and similar program support competencies and activities with a focus on minority groups and media to meet weak groups need access to the local radio and television media. Furthermore, there is emphasis on the quality of the offered courses.

2) Segment. It attributed the weight that the participants are associated with those in section 2, paragraph 1 1. paragraph, referred to non-commercial local radio and television stations, their organizations or send work together, or to the participants belong to minorities or groups, see weak media. section 2, paragraph 2, no. 2.3) applicant's jurisdiction. It attributed the weight that the candidate has competences in the field of education and program activities.

4) entered into partnerships between the non-commercial local radio and television stations and their organisations, etc., It attributed weight that the training activities offered in partnership with one or more stations and organizations.

5) Geographical spread among the eligible activities. It attributed the weight that the grants to be allocated to training activities, to be held in various places in the country.

(2). The criteria set out in paragraph 1 are listed in order of priority. The allocation of grants is done so as a starting point by the use of the first evaluation criterion, in that the following criteria be used only if several applicants are deemed to stand straight out from the previous criterion.

(3). Radio and television Board should also lay emphasis on the fact that there is a reasonable relationship between the educational activity and the amount of the grant.

§ 6. Commitments for grants shall be subject to the condition, 1) that activities are implemented and the costs shall be borne as described in the application, see. However, section 6, paragraph 2, 2) that the applicant shall submit a report on the activities undertaken, as Radio and television Board may approve, without prejudice. § 9 and 3) the applicant shall submit accounts for the activities undertaken, as Radio and television Board may approve, without prejudice. § 10.

(2). Radio and television Board may, in exceptional cases, approve changes to the application. It is a condition of the undertaking for reimbursement that the eligible activities are carried out in accordance with the amended application.

(3). A commitment to grant will lapse, if the conditions set out in paragraphs 1-2 are not met.

§ 7. Radio and television Board may promise grants with a less amount than applied.

(2). Provides Radio and television Board alone undertaking to make a part of the product applied for grants, the Radio and television Board approve in advance that the activities described in the application can be changed. Radio and television Board may make it a condition of grants determine which parts of the activities described in the application, as a minimum, must be implemented.

(3). Allowance is paid with at least 50,000 kr.

§ 8. Applicants who are awarded grants, commitments are paid up to 200,000 USD and 50 per cent of the portion of the amount of the grant, in excess of 200,000 kr. when undertaking grant are announced. The remaining 50 per cent of the portion of the amount of the grant, in excess of 200,000 kr, paid when report and accounts for the activities approved by the Radio and television Board, see. sections 9 and 10.

Chapter 4 Reporting and knowledge sharing section 9. Applicants receiving commitments for grants, to submit a report on the activities of the Radio and television Board has given grants to. The report to be presented to the Radio and tv Board within one month after the date of completion of the activity, as is stated in the grant application. Radio and television Board may in exceptional cases waive the deadline.

(2). Applicants must be in possession of documentation for the activities described in the report referred to in paragraph 1 shall, as well as its outcome, until Radio and television Board has approved the report.

Chapter 5 accounting and auditing § 10. Applicants receiving commitments for grants, see. section 5, must give an account of the activities undertaken, as Radio and television Board has given grants to. The accounts must be sat for the Radio and television Board within six months after the date of completion of the activities specified in the grant application.

(2). Accounts shall be drawn up in the same way as the budget for the activities, so that accounting entries and budget entries are directly comparable.

(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.

(7). Records shall be signed by the natural person who is responsible for the activities, or if an organization or other legal person is responsible for the initiative throughout the organization or the competent management or the legal person (n) drawing entitled pursuant to the organization or the legal person's articles of Association.


(8). Applicants must be in possession of proof that the conditions for the Radio and television Board grants have been met, see. § 2.

(9). Applicants must keep records for three years from the end of the fiscal year, on request, transmit them to the Radio and television Board.

§ 11. There must not be carried out audits in which the grant constitutes up to 200,000 USD annually, unless otherwise provided by other legislation or regulations established pursuant to other legislation. The applicant must keep records for three years, which is signed by the management. With his signature stand management inside of that subsidy is used sparingly for this purpose.

(2). The provision in paragraph 1 of this article, shall not prevent that other public grant providers may impose requirements to the review and its execution.

§ 12. Review of an applicant's accounts, see. section 10, paragraph 7, where the grant represent more than 200,000 USD annually, must be performed by a chartered 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.

(2). By the auditor shall inform the applicant as soon as possible, switch Radio and television Board of the names and addresses of the incoming auditor and inform about the reason for the shift.

§ 13. The review shall be carried out in accordance with this chapter and with good public audit practice, as that term is defined in section 3 of the law on the revision of the State's accounts, etc.

§ 14. 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.

§ 15. By the audit verified whether the accounts are true, IE. without significant errors and deficiencies and on the transactions covered by the reporting, are in accordance with the announced commitments to grants, without prejudice. § 5, laws and other regulations as well as with the agreements concluded and usual practice.

(2). The review should the auditor verify 1) on conditions for Radio and television Board grants for activities are met, 2) about the grant is used for the purpose, 3) about the candidate has demonstrated a thrift and taken guilty economic considerations in the management of the funds, which are covered by the financial statements, and 4) of the information which the applicant has granted Radio and television Board, on the implementation and results of the activities , are documented.

(3). The review shall be carried out at random show studies.

§ 16. 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 of the grants, 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.

§ 17. 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 candidate as well as Radio and television Board thereof.

(2). The same applies if the Auditor during his audit or otherwise becomes aware that implementation activities are uncertain for economic or other reasons.

§ 18. The audited financial statement shall be provided with an endorsement, which shall indicate that the accounts have been revised in accordance with the rules set out in this notice. Reservations must be indicated in the endorsement.

(2). The auditor must provide an audit report with the auditor's assessment and conclusion on the performed audit. The report can be made in connection to the endorsement or in an audit Protocol.

(3). Copy of the audit report must be submitted by the applicant to the Radio and television Board, together with the endorsed project accounts, see. section 10, paragraph 1.

Chapter 6 Breaches section 19. If a commitment to grant will lapse, without prejudice. section 6, paragraph 3, shall be paid by the Radio and television Board not supplements, like Radio and television Board has the right to require repayment of amounts already paid.

(2). Radio and television Board has also the right 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 7 Public § 20. Information about the grant, as well as the applicant's commitments announced reports, see. § 9, published on the Radio and television Board's website.

Chapter 8 entry into force of § 21. The notice shall enter into force on the 20. September 2013.

The Ministry of culture, the 16. September 2013 Marianne Jelved/Lars m. Banke