Announcement Of Law On Regions And Of The Decommissioning Of The County Municipalities, The Capital's Development And The Capital's Hospital Community (Region Code)

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse af lov om regioner og om nedlæggelse af amtskommunerne, Hovedstadens Udviklingsråd og Hovedstadens Sygehusfællesskab (regionsloven)

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Overview (table of contents)



Chapter 1



General provisions





Chapter 2



Tasks





Chapter 3



Protection Agency





Chapter 4



Preparation of the new regions





Chapter 5



Changes in other legislation





Chapter 6



Date of entry into force and transitional provisions etc.



The full text of the Ordinance to the law on regions and of the decommissioning of the county municipalities, the capital's Development and the capital's Hospital Community (region code)

Hereby promulgated the Act on regions and of the decommissioning of the county municipalities, the capital's Development and the capital's Hospital community, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 900 of 30. August 2012, with the changes imposed by § 2 of the law No. 1252 by 18. December 2012, § 2 of the law No. 1253 of 18. December 2012, § 1 of lov nr. 381 of 17. April 2013 and § 3 of the law No. 647 of 12. June 2013.

Chapter 1 General provisions § 1. The 1. January 2007 abolished the county municipalities, the capital's Development and the capital's Hospital community.

(2). The 1. January 2007 further divided the country into five regions, see. (3).

(3). The regions are as follows: 1) A region of the capital city and the island of Bornholm, known as the Capital Region. Capital region include Copenhagen and Frederiksborg Counties as well as Copenhagen, Frederiksberg and Bornholm Municipalities. The Regional Council has its seat in Hillerød.

2) A region for the rest of Zealand, known as Zealand. Zealand include Roskilde, West Zealand and Storstrøms Counties. The Regional Council has its seat in Sorø.

3) A region of South Jutland and Funen, which is called Region Syddanmark. Region Syddanmark, covers Funen, Ribe and South Jutland Counties as well as Børkop, Egtved, Give, Jelling, Fredericia, Kolding, Lunderskov, Vamdrup, and Vejle Municipalities located in Vejle County. The Regional Council has its seat in Vejle.

4) A region of Central Jutland, called Region Midtjylland. Central Denmark region includes the counties of Århus, Vejle and Ringkøbing County with the exception of the municipalities within the Region South Denmark, see. Nr. 3, and Viborg County (Amt), with the exception of the municipalities within the Region Nordjylland, see. Nr. 5. the Council has its seat in Viborg.

5) A region of North Jutland, called Region Nordjylland. North Denmark region includes North Jutland County and Hanstholm, Morsø, Sydthy, and Thisted and Aalestrup Municipalities located in Viborg County. The Regional Council has its seat in Aalborg.

(4). By adding one or more municipalities or parts thereof, that are located within the same region, the combined total of the municipality under the region concerned.

(5). Is the or the municipalities or the part or parts thereof, included in a municipality of aggregation, in several regions, it shall take a decision by the Interior Minister for the economy and the necessary change in the regional breakdown, so that no municipality includes areas in several regions.

(6). Within the meaning of § 1, paragraph 2, of the law on the revision of the municipal subdivision listed list of the changes in the municipal Division, which is being implemented with effect from 1 January. January 2007, indicate in which region the municipalities listed in the directory is located.

(7). (Repealed).

§ 2. The law applicable to the regions referred to in article 6. § 1. The law applies to all conditions in the regional agency, unless otherwise specially is provided for by the law.

§ 3. Regional Affairs are controlled by the Regional Council, chosen in accordance with the rules on the holding of elections to the Regional Council in law on municipal and regional elections.

(2). The President of the Regional Council shall be referred to the regional Chairman.

(3). The detailed rules on the regional Board shall be laid down in a bylaw adopted by the Regional Council. Draft Bylaw as well as to changes in the staff regulations must be subject to two treatments at the Regional Council with at least 6 days apart.

(4). The regional councils shall inform the State Administration about adopted governing statutes and amendments to the articles. Bylaw must be available for the region's residents.

(5). The Regional Council shall adopt its rules of procedure.

§ 4. Changing the region's name can be made only with the consent of the Minister for Economic Affairs and the Interior.

Chapter 2 section 5 Tasks. The Regional Council shall, in accordance with the legislation governing these areas, 1) carry out hospital services tasks and provide the offer of treatment at health-care professionals, including general practitioner carry out tasks, which is located in the natural mapping to the region's tasks in the field of health, 2) carry out the following tasks: (a) regional development) drawing up regional development plans and tasks to support thereof, (b)) reduce growth forums, which are responsible for the preparation of a regional business development strategy and elaboration of options for Regional Council on the use of funds for business development , c) carry out certain tasks relating to the coordination efforts, the capacity and the geographical location of upper-secondary education, and the general adult education, d) publish a strategy for the region's contribution to sustainable development, e) to cooperate with other countries ' authorities and set up bodies to perform thereof, 3) operate and develop certain deals in the social sector for vulnerable groups and groups with special needs, including a) perform certain coordinating tasks relating to capacity and the composition of the region's offerings , b) perform certain coordinating tasks relating to capacity and the composition of the most specialized country-and regional-wide deals in cooperation with the other regions, c) help to provide adequate and secure devices, d) carry out tasks relating to the continuation of the existing General senior housing and shared housing and construct new General senior housing and shared housing, e), with the agreement of a Municipal Council operate and develop certain services for children and young people with social and behavioral problems and such), with the agreement of a Municipal Council perform communal tasks located in the natural mapping to the region's tasks after nr. 3, 4) carry out the following tasks related to special education: a) operate and develop country-and regional-wide Special education offer and carry out certain coordination tasks relating to capacity and composition of these deals, b) operate and develop educational programs for people who have speech, hearing or sight impairment and assume certain coordination tasks relating to capacity and composition of these deals, c), with the agreement of a Municipal Council perform communal tasks located in the natural mapping to the region's tasks after nr. 4, 5) create traffic companies there a) has responsibility for tasks relating to public service-traffic in the form of ordinary regular services, the setting of fares and ticketing systems, coordination and planning of public service-traffic, individual disability driving too hard with reduced mobility as well as private railways, b) with the agreement of a Municipal Council or a Regional Council may carry out tasks relating to the purchase of traffic, as the municipality or region to carry out, as well as c), with the agreement of a Municipal Council may carry out tasks related to the operation of a ferry service on behalf of the municipality , 6) carry out the following tasks related to natural, environmental and regional spatial planning: a) co-ordinating and certain other tasks relating to State and local government planning and planning relating to the environmental objectives of the water bodies and international nature conservation areas as well as water supply, b) mapping, monitoring, and remediation of contaminated sites as well as priority tasks associated with it, as well as c) mapping of raw material deposits, preparation of mining plans and certain other tasks relating to the raw material deposits and mining plans.

(2). The Regional Council may not carry out tasks other than those referred to in paragraph 1.

§ 6. Regional Council establishes a contact Committee made up of the President of the Council and the mayors of the municipalities in the region. Rådsformanden of the regions is also President of the contact Committee. Secretariat of the operation of the contact Committee shall be chaired by the region's administration.

(2). Contact Committee shall meet at least twice a year to discuss and develop cooperation between the region and the municipalities.

(3). The contact Committee may also perform the tasks provided for by the law.

(4). The contact Committee cannot take decisions, without prejudice. However, section 7, paragraph 1-5.

§ 7. The President shall prepare the meetings of the Committee and shall convene the members to contact them. The President Director of the contact Committee discussions and shall ensure that the Committee's deliberations shall be entered in a protocol.

(2). The contact Committee acting on a proposal from its members decide what topics are being discussed at the meeting of the contact Committee.

(3). Contact Committee shall adopt its rules of procedure. Prior to the meetings of the contact Committee broadcast an agenda to members. Contact Committee may set a time limit for sending agendas, for the submission of proposals from members of the topics to be discussed at the meeting of the contact Committee, and for the incorporation of these proposals in the agenda.

(4). When the Chairman respectively, a member of the contact Committee have decay, participating part, Vice-President of the Regional Council respectively Municipal Council as President, respectively, Member of Liaison Committee in the relevant meeting.


(5). Contact the Committee may authorize persons who are employed in the region's service, to attend meetings with a view to addressing the concerns of the secretariat functions, etc., on behalf of the Committee. The contact Committee can summon other individuals, including members of the municipal councils or Regional Council, to attend the negotiations, when it is desirable for the sake of a job information or discussions in the Committee.

(6). Contact the Committee's decisions in accordance with paragraphs 1 to 5 shall be taken by majority vote. In the event of a tie the President's vote is decisive. Contact the Committee's decisions shall be entered in the contact Committee Protocol.

(7). The cost of the contact Committee activities shall be borne by the Regional Council.

(8). Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down detailed rules concerning the contact Committee activities.

Chapter 3 Board of the Regional Council



§ 8. Regional councils, membership is fixed at 41.

§ 9. The newly elected Regional Council holds its inaugural meeting in the period 1-15. December in the year in which the election is held, but no earlier than after, to the former Regional Council has taken a decision on any electoral complaints and requests for exemption to receive choice. Notice of the meeting shall be carried out by the Member who have long been a member of the Regional Council, or, if more have been members for a long time, just by the oldest of these.

(2). At the inaugural meeting of the Regional Council elects its President from among its members. The election led by the Member who has convened the meeting. The elections shall be carried out according to the rules laid down in article 24, paragraph 1, of the law on local government administration.

(3). No one who is employed in the region, can be President of the Regional Council. In addition, the regional President of the Council is not at the same time be Chairman of the Board of Directors, a member of a municipal magistrate, see. section 64 of the Act on Municipal Board, or Chairman of a Standing Committee in a municipality that is governed in accordance with the rules in paragraph 64 (a) of the law on local government administration. The regional President of the Council is entitled to exemption, if he or she is elected to one of the 2. paragraph mentioned duties.

(4). As soon as the election of the President took place, choose Regional Council from among its members a first and a second Vice-President to in that order to act in the President's decline. The election is headed by the newly-elected President or in his absence by the Member who has presided over the election, and carried out under a as proportional representation, see. Article 24, paragraph 3, of the law on local government administration.

(5). The elections of the President and Vice-Presidents shall take effect for the Regional Council's term of Office.

§ 10. The Regional Council shall decide whether, when and where the meetings will be held. The meeting schedule shall be published at the beginning of each fiscal year. Extraordinary meeting will be held on a regular basis. Time and place of the meeting shall be published.

(2). Law on Municipal Board section 8, paragraphs 2 to 6, the convocation and holding of municipal board meetings, etc. and section 8 (a) on electronic dissemination of material shall apply mutatis mutandis.

§ 11. Remuneration, pension, etc., shall be granted in accordance with section 16 (1), 3-6 and 8-12, section 16 (a) and section 34 of the law on local government administration, see. However, paragraph 3. The Regional Council may decide to grant remuneration etc. in accordance with the in 1. item provisions referred to.

(2). For membership of the Executive Committee and special committees of the Provisional Regional Council may decide to grant the Committee consideration.

(3). Economy-and the Minister of the Interior shall establish detailed rules on the remuneration, pension, etc. and may derogate from paragraph 1.

§ 12. Law on Municipal Board section 7 on the election of Municipal Board's President and Vice President, sections 9-15 on Municipal Board meetings, etc. as well as § § 16 b-16 (e) of the Municipal Council members the right to absence from work, the prohibition of dismissal, etc., and the disclosure of remuneration shall apply mutatis mutandis for the Regional Council and its members.

Committee, etc.



§ 13. The Regional Council shall establish an Executive Committee, entrusted with the functions of the law on local government authority is conferred upon it by the Municipal Council reduced economy Committee. Declaration of the Executive Committee shall be consulted on any matter submitted to the Regional Council for decision.

(2). The Regional Council provides in Bylaw whether fulfilment of the immediate management of the region's other affairs in whole or in part will be entrusted to the Executive Committee or the Regional Council.

(3). The Regional Council shall in the Bylaw provision concerning the composition of the Executive Committee and the Authority's area. Executive Committee membership must be odd. The Executive Committee must have at least 11 and a maximum of 19 members.

(4). Regional Council selects in addition, members of the committees, commissions, boards and the like. in which the Regional Council under other provisions must be represented.

(5). Election of members referred to in paragraphs 1 and 4 the Committee referred, etc. takes place immediately after the election of the Regional Council President and Vice-Presidents. Elections shall take effect for the Regional Council's term of Office.

(6). The Regional Council may set up the law on Municipal Board section 17 (4) of the said special committees. Regional Council determines the Special Committee composition and lays down rules for their business.

(7). Members of the Council are liable to receive elections to committees, commissions, boards and the like. as well as to perform other duties, such as the Regional Council may assign them. the Council may also, unless otherwise specially intended, leaving the task to the other of the region's residents, who are willing to do so.

(8). The Regional Council shall ensure the décor of the region's administration and establishes rules on the appointment and dismissal of the regional staff.

§ 14. The Executive Committee members are elected among the Regional Council members. The Council President is the Chairman of the Committee of the regions.

§ 15. Law on Municipal Board section 20, article 21, paragraph 1, and article 23 of the Municipal Board of Directors ' committees, etc. shall furthermore apply mutatis mutandis for the Executive Committee.

(2). Law on Municipal Board section 22 (1), (3). point, and (2) and (3) whether the Chairman of the company shall apply mutatis mutandis for the Executive Committee President.

(3). Law on Municipal Board section 24 on electoral procedure, sections 25 and 26 of the election of members to the committees, etc., § 28 of a member leaving the Committee, etc. and section 29, paragraph 1, 3 and 5 (b), of the capacity Committee members shall apply mutatis mutandis for the Regional Council and the Executive Committee.

The Regional Council President



§ 16. Law on municipal administration sections 30-33 of Municipal Board's Chairman and Vice Chairman shall apply mutatis mutandis for the Regional Council President and Vice-Presidents.

The region's economic management



§ 17. The region's financial year runs from the 1. January to the 31. December.

§ 18. Proposal for the region's annual budget for the following financial year shall be prepared by the Executive Committee to the Council within a time limit specified by the economy and the Minister of the Interior.

(2). The proposal is accompanied by budget estimates for a multi-year period, the length of which shall be determined by the economy-and the Minister of the Interior.

(3). Proposals for the annual budget and multiannual budget estimates, which are finally adopted by the Executive Committee, will be published when the proposal is available for Regional Council members.

§ 19. The Bureau draft annual budget and multiannual budget estimate shall be subject to two treatments at the Regional Council with at least 3 weeks apart.

(2). By 2. treatment shall be subject to the draft annual budget and multiannual budget estimate Regional Council discussion and decision. Economy-and the Minister of the Interior shall establish the deadline for 2. treatment and can including setting different deadlines for specified items on the annual budget and the multiannual budget estimate. Economy-and the Minister of the Interior shall lay down detailed rules concerning the specification of the records on the annual budget, for which the Regional Council by årsbudgettets final adoption should take equitable position.

§ 20. The annual budget and finally adopted the multiannual budget estimate shall be made public.

(2). A brief account of the content of the annual budget and the financial perspective must in the coming financial year will be published.

§ 21. The entries on the annual budget, for which the Regional Council by årsbudgettets final adoption has taken equitable position, see. section 19, paragraph 2, shall deliver the binding rule for next year's regional administration.

(2). The County Council adopted the basic contribution from the municipalities shall deliver the binding rule for determining next year's due contributions, see. section 6 of the law on the financing of the regions.

(3). The County Council adopted development contributions from municipalities shall deliver the binding rule for determining next year's development contributions, see. section 7 of the law on the financing of the regions.

(4). Law on Municipal Board section 40 (2) and (3) shall apply mutatis mutandis for the region's annual budget.

(5). Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down detailed rules on the relationship between income and expenditure and on the use of General reserves in the annual budget and the multiannual budget estimate or parts thereof.

§ 22. Decision on the inclusion of loans and assumption of warranties shall, unless the economy and the Minister of the Interior decides otherwise, taken by the Regional Council.

(2). Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down detailed rules according to which the decision on the conclusion of rental and lease agreements, which constitute a special responsibility for the region, must be taken by the Regional Council.


§ 23. The region's financial statements presented by the Executive Committee to the Council within a time limit specified by the economy and the Minister of the Interior. The accounts must be accompanied by a list of the region's surety and guarantee obligations. In addition, the accounts to the extent necessary, be accompanied by comments, in particular as regards significant variances between appropriations and the financial amounts.

(2). The Regional Council shall deliver its accounts for review. After the auditor's notes to the annual accounts have been notified to the Executive Committee and, in the case of comments, there is no immediate relation to the management, under the purview of the Executive Committee, together with the relevant regional authority to reply, take Regional Council in a meeting decision with regard to the resulting comments and your company's approval.

(3). It finally approved accounts are published.

§ 24. Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down detailed rules on the Board of Directors of the region's cash and accounting, on presentation of the annual accounts, on the review and whether the decision of the comments.

(2). Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down detailed rules on the preparation and dissemination of information to the Regional Council and the municipal councils in the region about the region's economic conditions.

§ 25. Economy-and the Minister of the Interior shall prescribe the form of the regions ' annual budget, multi-annual budgetary estimates and accounting.

(2). The region's annual accounts shall be sent to the State administration together with the audit report and the decisions taken by the Regional Council has taken in connection with this regulation. Article 23, paragraph 2. The deadline for the company's submission to the State administration shall be determined by the economy-and the Minister of the Interior.

(3). When the revision gives a delberetning to the Regional Council, see. section 29 of the basic regulation. law on Municipal Board section 42, paragraph 4, revision must inform the State administration thereof.

section 26. Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down rules on the regions ' borrowing and similar transactions.

§ 27. Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down rules on the Regional Council's access to bind the region by bail or other financial guarantee as well as the commitment of regular services etc. that the region not under the law are required to perform.

section 28. Every region should let its accounts audited by a chartered or certified accountant. The region's revision must be expert and independent. Regional Council assume the region's audit, which must be approved by the State administration. Approval may always be revoked. The Regional Council's dismissal of the review requires the consent of the State administration.

(2). The review should include all the Regional Council falling within areas of accounting. By the audit verified whether the accounts are true, and whether the transactions are subject to the reporting, are in accordance with the announced funding, Regional Council's other decisions, laws and other regulations, as well as agreements concluded and usual practice. Furthermore, it should ensure that the management of the funds and the operation of the companies whose accounts are subject to revision, is taken guilty economic considerations.

(3). The Auditor General may, of its own motion or at the request of the State Auditors carry out investigations pursuant to the law on the revision of the State's accounts, and more of the region's accounts as well as selected areas of accounting including. The Auditor General has to use for such studies access to the region's accounting material, etc., in accordance with sections 12 and 13 of the Act on the audit of State accounts, etc.

section 28 a. Economic and Interior Minister may lay down rules to the effect that in special cases can be initiated an extraordinary financial follow-up in relation to a region.

(2). As part of the extraordinary follow-up may Economic Affairs and Minister of the Interior impose Regional Council to: 1) set binding targets for the region's economic development for a set period of time by the Minister and 2) establish requirements concerning the deposit of the region's cash resources, including for the way in which the deposit must be made.

section 29. Law on Municipal Board section 42, paragraph 3, and § § 42-7 (b) and 42 (c) of the municipal audit, section 43 of the municipality's posting and section 44 of the municipality's placing of funds shall apply mutatis mutandis for the Regional Council's financial management.

Regulatory and penal provisions



section 30. Supervision of the regions are carried out by the State administration.

section 31. Law on Municipal Board of Chapter VI and VII on the supervision of the communes shall furthermore apply mutatis mutandis for State management oversight with the regions.

section 32. A member of the Regional Council, who are guilty of serious breach of the duties of his or her task entails, be punished by a fine. Simple negligent infringement penalised, however, not obligation.

Special provisions



section 33. (Repealed).

§ 34. (Repealed).

section 35. (Repealed).

section 35 a. Economic and Interior Minister may lay down rules on the calculation of the cost of the region's own execution of a task, as the region decides to send in invitations (control tenders) and about the relinquishment of control tenders.

(2). Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down rules to the effect that the klagenævnet for Udbud according to the rules of law on appeal for Udbud1) and regulations issued thereunder may deal with complaints relating to the region's violation of the rules laid down pursuant to paragraph 1.

section 35 (b). (repealed).

§ 36. With the economy and the Interior Minister's approval, a Regional Council in the Bylaw establish rules which differ from the rules laid down in this law, sections 11, 13, 14, 18 and 19 and article 23, paragraphs 1 and 2, as well as the rules laid down in this article 15 of the basic regulation. law on Municipal Board section 20, paragraphs 4 and 5, section 21 and section 22 (1), (3). paragraph (2) and (3).

(2). A Regional Council may, with the approval of the Minister of Economic Affairs and the Interior, provide in the Bylaw on another form of Government than the one referred to in section 13, including that the immediate management can be assigned to the Standing Committee. Provision be taken prior to or in the course of the Council's term of Office and is binding for the remainder of the parliamentary term.

(3). Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down detailed rules on a form of Government that is approved in accordance with paragraph 2, including whether the derogations of this law content, as the form of Government requires or makes desirable.

section 37. Provisions on wages and other conditions of employment for staff in the regional service agreement, or determined by it in accordance with paragraph 2 created the Board. The Minister of finance may, in accordance with the negotiation with the economy and the Minister of the Interior provide that also pay and other conditions of employment for staff of self-governing institutions, with which regions included agreement with a view to the fulfilment of those obligations imposed by the legislation, to be agreed or determined by the Board. The Committee may decide that the number of posts in specified personnel groups, which, moreover, are subject to the Board's jurisdiction, must be submitted to the Board for approval. In addition, the Board has powers concerning the conclusion of agreements with associations of health professionals and others. on conditions for health services as well as on the giving of opinions, as follows from § 227 in health law.

(2). Regions for wages and tariffs consists of 9 members and delegates for those who are appointed by the Minister of finance. The qualification is done as follows: 1) 5 of Committee members and alternates are appointed upon the recommendation of these regional councils, each Regional Council set 1 member and a delegate for this, 2) 2 members and substitutes for these are appointed upon the recommendation of KL (Kommunernes Landsforening), 3) 1 member and a delegate for this appointment, upon the recommendation of the Minister of health and prevention, and 4) 1 member and a delegate for this designated by the Minister of finance.

(3). The Committee shall elect a Chairperson from among the 5 members who are appointed on the recommendation of the regional councils.

(4). The Board's decisions shall be taken by majority vote, see. However, paragraphs 5 and 6.

(5). The members of the Committee, which is appointed by the Minister of finance, upon the recommendation of the Minister for the appointment of, respectively, health and prevention, can oppose the Committee's decisions in accordance with paragraph 1.

(6). The members of the Tribunal, who is appointed on the recommendation of the KL (Kommunernes Landsforening), have each 3 votes when the Committee shall take decisions relating to the conclusion of agreements with organizations of health professionals, etc. about conditions for the services that the local authority offers pursuant to § 140 health a, paragraph 1, and the provisions laid down pursuant to section 140 of the Act (b) health.

(7). The Minister of Finance shall lay down after negotiation with the economy and the Minister of the Interior details of the Board's business.

section 38. Law on Municipal Board section 63 of Municipal Board's accountability, section 63 (a) whether the persons concerned Minister's opinion on the legality of municipal operations, § 66 of the Mayor's refusal, § 68 on supply function of the municipality's immovable properties and section 69 of the emergency Bull shall apply mutatis mutandis for the regions. The regulations issued pursuant to the law on local government management board §§ 68 and 69 shall apply mutatis mutandis, unless the economy and the Minister of the Interior decides otherwise.

Chapter 4 Preparation of the new Constitution and Election of the Regional Council of regions for the new regions



§ 39. To be held for the first time elections to the regional councils on 15. November 2005. Elections to the regional councils on 15. November 2005 will be held in accordance with the rules on the holding of elections for the County Council in Chapter 1-9 and 12 of the law on municipal elections and the regulations issued thereunder, see. However, paragraphs 2 and 3 and section 40.


(2). The tasks pursuant to the law on municipal elections and the regulations issued thereunder, are attributed to the County Council or County Municipal Election Board by the holding of elections for the County Council, chaired by elections to the Regional Council on 15 March. November 2005 of a region's Election Committee. The regional election Board shall be appointed by the county councils in the county municipalities, which is situated wholly or partly within the region, as well as with regard to Capital Region also of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg and Bornholm island's municipal councils. Economy-and the Minister of the Interior shall lay down detailed rules concerning the regional Election Committee's appointment, composition and activities of the organisation and of the cost of the measures is the responsibility of the regional Election Committee.

(3). Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down detailed rules on the holding of elections on 15. November 2005 to the regional councils. Economy-and the Interior Minister can thus derogate from the provisions of paragraphs 1 and 2, including those pursuant to paragraph 1, the applicable rules of the law on municipal elections and the regulations issued thereunder.

§ 40. Regional councils first election period is counted from the 1. January 2006 to 31 December 2006. December 2009. Regional councils the first term shall be counted from the 1. January 2007 to 31 December 2007. December 2009.

§ 41. The newly elected Regional Council holds its inaugural meeting by 15. December 2006.

(2). The convening of the inaugural meeting is made by the Chairman of the Preparatory Committee, see. section 44 (2). In addition, the inaugural meeting of the concerned leader, including polls conducted at the meeting.

(3). At the inaugural meeting, there must not be the election of the Chair and Vice-Chairs of the basic regulation. § 44, paragraph 5.

The Preparatory Committee's reduction



§ 42. In the period from the 1. January 2006 to 31 December 2006. December 2006 the Regional Council works as Preparatory Committee, whose task is to prepare the formation of the region, see. § 52.

(2). If, before 31 December. December 2005 taken a final decision on the vote at the elections on 15 May. November 2005 be declared invalid, why there should be held as soon as possible, enter the newly elected the Preparatory Committee elections not in function. Be taken after 31 December 2002. December 2005 decision, finally resigning from the newly elected the Preparatory Committee. After the holding of the elections will enter the then newly elected the Preparatory Committee first in function, when it is finally settled, that there will be held renewed re-runs.

section 43. Chapter 11 of the law on municipal elections of members leaving and substitutes into the election period shall apply mutatis mutandis for the Preparatory Committee. The tasks in Chapter 11 of the law on municipal elections is attributed to the newly-elected County Council, chaired by the newly-elected the Preparatory Committee.

§ 44. The Preparatory Committee is holding its inaugural meeting in the period 1-15. December 2005, but no earlier than after the regional election Board, see. § 39, paragraph 2, has taken a decision on any electoral complaints and requests for exemption to receive choice. Convening of the meeting by the oldest Member of the Preparatory Committee.

(2). At the inaugural meeting of the Preparatory Committee choose its President from among its members. The election led by the Member who has convened the meeting. The elections shall be carried out according to the rules laid down in article 24, paragraph 1, of the law on local government administration.

(3). The Chairman of the Preparatory Committee cannot also be the Chairman of a Committee, see aggregation. section 11, paragraph 3, of the law on the revision of the municipal Division. § 9 (3), 2. and (3). paragraph, on the taskbar, which is incompatible with the duties of the President of the Regional Council, shall apply mutatis mutandis for the duties of the Chairman of the Preparatory Committee.

(4). As soon as the election of the President took place, Preparatory Committee chooses from among its members a first and a second Vice-President to in that order to act in the President's decline. The election led by the newly elected President and in his absence by the Member who has presided over the election, and carried out under a as proportional representation, see. Article 24, paragraph 3, of the law on local government administration.

(5). Election of the Chair and Vice-Chairs also has effect on the Regional Council's first term of Office.

§ 45. The Preparatory Committee shall decide on when and how the Preparatory Committee meetings to be held. The decision shall be published in accordance with Preparatory Committee of quantification. By publication shall be indicated, together, in what way sagsfortegnelse and transcript of decision-making Protocol will be available for the region's residents, see. (2). The meetings shall be published in advance after the Preparatory Committee's determination.

(2). A list of the cases that will come for treatment at the Preparatory Committee meeting, as well as a printout of the decision-making Protocol, with the restrictions arising from the rules of the law on secrecy, as far as possible be available for the region's residents.

(3). Law on Municipal Board section 8, paragraphs 2 to 5, on the convening and holding of municipal board meetings shall apply mutatis mutandis for the Preparatory Committee meetings.

§ 46. The Preparatory Committee may set up one or more subcommittees to perform certain tasks or to perform preparatory or advisory functions for the Preparatory Committee. The Preparatory Committee will determine the composition of the commissions and lays down rules for their business.

(2). If no agreement can be reached on the composition of the commissions shall be carried out at the election of members by a proportional representation for each Subcommittee for themselves, see. Article 24, paragraph 3, of the law on local government administration.

§ 47. The Preparatory Committee shall decide on the establishment of administrative support, including for the recruitment and dismissal of personnel for this purpose.

section 48. The county councils, the capital's Development and the capital's Hospital community as well as Copenhagen, Frederiksberg and Bornholm municipal councils must provide the preparatory committees, the assistance for the preparation of the establishment of the new regions, as the Preparatory Committee may require, including providing information, and notify the Preparatory Committee may require, as well as representation at the meetings, the Preparatory Committee may convene. The Preparatory Committee may lay down time limits for doing so.

§ 49. The Preparatory Committee shall adopt its rules of procedure.

§ 50. Remuneration, etc. shall be granted in accordance with section 16 (1), 3-6, and 8-12, section 16 (a) and section 34 of the law on local government administration, see. However, paragraph 2. The Preparatory Committee may decide to grant remuneration etc. in accordance with the in 1. item provisions referred to.

(2). Economy-and the Minister of the Interior shall establish detailed rules on remuneration, etc. and may derogate from paragraph 1. That can be fixed including rules on the reduction of the remuneration granted to members of the Preparatory Committee, which at the same time, members of a County Council, the capital's Development Council or the Board of Directors of the capital's Hospital community.

(3). Have a member of the Preparatory Committee, which at the same time is a member of a County Council, elected not to receive compensation for proven loss of earnings for the purposes of this task, see. section 16, paragraph 5, of the law on local government administration, he may not choose to receive compensation for proven loss of earnings in connection with the duties of a member of the Preparatory Committee.

§ 51. Law on Municipal Board section 7 on the election of Municipal Board's President and Vice President, sections 9-15 on Municipal Board meetings, etc., section 24 on electoral procedure, sections 25 and 26 of the election of members to the committees, etc., § 28 of a member leaving the Committee, etc., §§ 30-33 of Municipal Board's President and Vice Chairman, section 43 of the municipality's posting, § 44 of the municipality's placement of funds, § 63 of Municipal Board's accountability, etc., § 66 of the Mayor's refusal to functionality section 67 on wages and other conditions of employment for staff in the municipal services and section 68 of the offering of the municipality's immovable properties shall apply mutatis mutandis for the Preparatory Committee of the company. The regulations issued pursuant to the law on local government management board §§ 67 and 68 shall apply mutatis mutandis, unless the economy and the Minister of the Interior decides otherwise.

The Preparatory Committee tasks



§ 52. Preparatory Committee shall during the Preparatory Committee's mandate 1) adopt detailed rules on the Agency by the region's Affairs in a bylaw, without prejudice. section 3, paragraph 3, including determining the region's political system, see. section 13, and inform the concerned State politician, see. section 66, about the adopted bylaw and amendments to the articles referred to in article 6. section 3, paragraph 4, 2) adopting the Council's rules of procedure, as referred to in the regions. section 3, paragraph 5, 3) adopt the region's budget for 2007, 4) assume an expert review of the region, see. section 28 (1), 5) lay down the detailed rules for the organisation of the region's cash-and accounting in a regulation referred to in article 6. section 29 of the basic regulation. law on Municipal Board section 42, paragraph 7, 6) lay down the detailed rules concerning the region's review of audit regulation, 7) provide for the fitting-out of the region's administration, including recruitment and dismissal of personnel for this purpose, 8) provide for the termination or amendment of agreements with effect for the region, 9) provide for the region's possible involvement in collaborations with other, 10) take decisions in accordance with the § § 53-56 established rules relating to county councils , The capital's Development Council and the capital's Hospital community as well as Copenhagen, Frederiksberg and Bornholm Municipal Boards of decisions on financial arrangements,


11) in accordance with the Act on certain procedural issues in the context of local government reform, with effect for the region be included in the negotiations on and decide on the adoption or rejection of the draft agreement and conciliation proposal concerning the assets, liabilities, rights and obligations, as well as employees who, as a result of the changing distribution of tasks will be transferred to the region, and 12) take any other decisions that are necessary in order to prepare for the establishment of the region.

§ 53. Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down rules according to which the county councils, the capital's Development Council and the capital's Hospital community as well as Copenhagen, Frederiksberg and Bornholm Municipal Boards of decisions with effect for 2006 or later taken the 1. January 2006 or later on essential economic dispositions concerning the tasks that the 1. January 2007 are released from the authorities concerned for the regions require approval of the Preparatory Committee, within the territory of the concerned authority in whole or in part is located. Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down rules, after which the in 1. paragraph referred to authorities ' decisions with effect for 2006 or later taken the 1. January 2006 or later on essential economic dispositions concerning the tasks that the 1. January 2007 are released from the concerned authorities to municipalities or the State, requires the approval of the Minister for the economy and the Minister of the Interior. The rules after 1. and 2. item can be restricted to one or more of the in 1. PT said authorities or certain kinds of economic transactions.

(2). Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down rules according to which the Preparatory Committee and for the economy and the Interior Minister may set conditions for approval, including the request for approval must be decided by the County Council, the Development Council, the commune's Hospital Board of directors or of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, or Bornholm municipal councils in a meeting.

(3). Transactions which are necessary for the fulfilment of the measures ordered by law or by other binding legal regulation, be exempted from the provisions of paragraph 1.

§ 54. Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down rules according to which the county councils, the capital's Development Council and the capital's Hospital community as well as Copenhagen, Frederiksberg and Bornholm Municipal Boards of decisions with effect for 2006 or later taken before 1 May 2004. January 2006 in connection with or after the adoption of the budget for 2006 on essential economic dispositions concerning the tasks that the 1. January 2007 are released from the relevant authorities to the regions, can be changed by the Preparatory Committee, within the territory of the concerned authority in whole or in part is located. Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down rules, after which the in 1. paragraph referred to authorities ' decisions with effect for 2006 or later taken before 1 May 2004. January 2006 in connection with or after the adoption of the budget for 2006 on essential economic dispositions concerning the tasks that the 1. January 2007 are released from the concerned authorities to municipalities or the State, can be changed by the economy and the Minister of the Interior. The rules after 1. and 2. item can be restricted to one or more of the in 1. PT said authorities or certain kinds of economic transactions.

(2). An amendment in accordance with paragraph 1 shall not entail additional costs for the authority whose decision is changed. Economy-and the Minister of the Interior may also lay down rules according to which the Preparatory Committee respectively on economic and Interior Minister may set conditions for the change, including on the part of an appropriation, which related to a decision which is amended pursuant to paragraph 1 may not be used without the Minister of Economic Affairs and the Interior, respectively, the Preparatory Committee's consent.

§ 55. Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down rules according to which the county councils, the capital's Development Council and the capital's Hospital community as well as Copenhagen, Frederiksberg and Bornholm Municipal Boards of decisions with effect for 2006 or later taken in connection with or after the adoption of the budget for 2006 on the hiring of staff, that are associated with tasks, as the 1. January 2007 transferred to regions, requires approval by the Preparatory Committee, or within the territory of the concerned authority in whole or in part is located. Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down rules, after which the in 1. paragraph referred to authorities ' decisions with effect for 2006 or later taken in connection with or after the adoption of the budget for 2006 on the hiring of staff, that are associated with tasks, as the 1. January 2007 are released from the concerned authorities to municipalities or the State, requires the approval of the Minister for the economy and the Minister of the Interior. The rules after 1. and 2. item can be restricted to one or more of the in 1. PT said authorities or certain types of new hires.

(2). Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down rules according to which the Preparatory Committee and for the economy and the Interior Minister may set conditions for approval referred to in paragraph 1, including the request for approval must be decided by the County Council, the Development Council, the commune's Hospital Board of directors or of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, or Bornholm municipal councils in a meeting.

(3). By hiring of personnel, without prejudice. (1) for the purposes of recruitment, there is no genbesættelser of posts.

(4). New hires, which is necessary for the fulfilment of the measures ordered by law or by other binding legal regulation, be exempted from the provisions of paragraph 1.

section 56. Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down rules, under which it or the Preparatory Committee, within the territory of the county municipalities, the capital's Development Council, the capital's Hospital community or Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, or Bornholm Municipalities located in whole or in part, may impose on the County Council, the Council, the commune's Hospital Board of Directors and development Copenhagen, Frederiksberg and Bornholm municipal councils to reduce the size of a grant that is provided with the adoption of the budget for 2006, to a specific amount. The rules can be restricted to one or more of the in 1. PT said authorities or appropriations within one or more specific regions.

(2). A notice issued under paragraph 1 shall constitute the binding rule for the management of the authority referred to in paragraph 1 from the date on which the notice shall be communicated to the County Council, the Development Council, the Board of directors or the commune's Hospital of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, or Bornholm's municipal councils. Measures involving revenue or expenditure, which involves an exceedance of the reduced appropriation pursuant to the notice, may not be implemented. Measures ordered by law or by other binding legal provision may, however, be implemented regardless of the notice.

(3). A notice issued under paragraph 1 must be accompanied by a proposal for a reduction of specified items on the annual budget. Economy-and the Minister of the Interior shall lay down detailed rules concerning the specification of the records on the annual budget, as a request in accordance with paragraph 1 shall be accompanied by a proposal for a reduction.

§ 57. Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down rules on the county councils, Metropolitan Development Council, the capital's Hospital community as well as Copenhagen, Frederiksberg and Bornholm Municipal Boards of duty to continuously inform the product or Preparatory Committee, within the territory of the authority is located in whole or in part, on economic development, including cash flow development and new hires, in authority and on the budget for 2006.

§ 58. Regional councils arises, the 1. January 2007 in the rights and duties of the preparatory committees have acquired respectively undertaken. While taking over the regions preparatory committees ' assets and liabilities.

section 59. Draft budget for 2007 and the multi-annual budget for the region prepared by the Preparatory Committee of the President to the Preparatory Committee.

(2). The draft budget for 2007 and the multi-annual budget for the region must be subjected to two treatments during the Preparatory Committee with at least 3 weeks apart. By 2. treatment shall be subject to the draft budget for 2007 and the multiannual budget estimate Preparation Committee's discussion and decision.

(3). The entries on the annual budget, for which the Preparatory Committee by årsbudgettets adoption has taken equitable position, see. paragraph 2 shall be the binding rule for the region's management for 2007.

(4). The Preparatory Committee adopted because of contributions from municipalities shall deliver the binding rule for the determination of the basic contribution for 2007, see. section 6 of the law on the financing of the regions. The Preparatory Committee adopted by development contributions from municipalities shall deliver the binding rule for determining the development contribution for 2007, see. section 7 of the law on the financing of the regions.

(5). Article 20 and article 21, paragraph 4, shall apply to the budget of the region for 2007.

(6). Economy-and the Minister of the Interior shall lay down detailed rules concerning the preparatory committees preparation and adoption of budget for 2007 and the multi-annual budget for the regions and shall prescribe the form for the budget and budget estimates.

The Preparatory Committee on economics and finance



section 60. The Preparatory Committee shall adopt its budget for the Preparatory Committee's mandate.

(2). Proposal for the Preparatory Committee's budget will be prepared by the Preparatory Committee of the President to the Preparatory Committee and the Preparatory Committee should be subject to discussion and decision.


(3). The entries on the Preparatory Committee's budget, which the Preparatory Committee by the budget adoption has taken equitable position, see. paragraph 2 shall be the binding rule for the Preparatory Committee's management during the Preparatory Committee's mandate.

(4). The budget, as finally adopted, shall be accessible to the residents of the region. A brief account of the content of the budget to be published after the Preparatory Committee further determination.

(5). Article 21, paragraph 4, of the basic regulation. law on Municipal Board section 40(2), 1.-3. paragraph, and (3) shall apply mutatis mutandis for the Preparatory Committee's budget.

(6). Economy-and the Minister of the Interior shall lay down detailed rules concerning the Preparatory Committee's preparation and adoption of the Preparatory Committee on the budget and on the publication of the exposition of the content of the Preparatory Committee's budget and provides for the form for the Preparatory Committee's budget.

section 61. The Preparatory Committee assumes an expert audit, which must be approved by the supervisory authority, to review the Preparatory Committee's accounts. The Preparatory Committee's dismissal of the review requires the consent of the supervisory authority.

(2). The Preparatory Committee of the cashier and accounting shall be exercised in accordance with cash-and bothered for one of the county municipalities, which is situated wholly or partly within the region, as well as, in the case of the Preparatory Committee for the Capital Region, also of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg and Bornholm Municipalities. The Preparatory Committee shall decide on which of the in 1. paragraph referred to county municipalities and, in the case of the Preparatory Committee for the Capital Region, also of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg and Bornholm Municipalities cash and accounting regulation, Preparatory Committee of the cashier and accounting must be exercised in accordance with.

(3). Revision of the Preparatory Committee's accounts shall be made in accordance with the auditing regulations for one of the county municipalities, which is situated wholly or partly within the region, as well as, in the case of the Preparatory Committee for the Capital Region, also of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg and Bornholm Municipalities. The Preparatory Committee shall decide on which of the in 1. paragraph referred to county municipalities and, in the case of the Preparatory Committee for the Capital Region, also of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg and Bornholm Municipalities audit regulation, the review must be carried out in accordance with.

(4). The Preparatory Committee and the Regional Council shall establish and communicate to the review the information necessary for the audit firm.

(5). Article 25, paragraph 3, article 28, paragraph 2, and article 29 of the basic regulation. law on Municipal Board section 42 (3), (4) and (6) and (7) 2. paragraph shall apply mutatis mutandis to the revision of the Preparatory Committee of the company.

(6). Economy-and the Minister of the Interior shall establish detailed rules on the revision of the Preparatory Committee of the Board of Directors of the Preparatory Committee's accounting and cashier and accounting.

§ 62. The Preparatory Committee of the accounts presented by the region's Executive Committee for the Regional Council.

(2). The Regional Council shall deliver its accounts to the Preparatory Committee of the review. According to the notes to the financial statements has been communicated to the Executive Committee, acting Regional Council in a meeting decision with regard to the resulting comments and your company's approval.

(3). The Preparatory Committee's accounts shall be sent to the State administration, responsible for the supervision of the region, together with the audit report and the decisions taken by the Regional Council in connection therewith without prejudice. (2).

(4). section 23 (1), (2). and (3). paragraph, and (3) shall apply mutatis mutandis for the Preparatory Committee's accounts. section 29 of the basic regulation. law on municipal administration § § 42 (b) and 42 (c), shall apply mutatis mutandis for the audit reports to the Preparatory Committee's accounts.

(5). Economy-and the Minister of the Interior shall lay down detailed rules concerning the reporting of Preparatory Committee of accounts, on the decision of comments and about your company's submission to the State administration and prescribes the form for the Preparatory Committee's accounts.

section 63. Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down rules concerning the Preparatory Committee's access to bind the Preparatory Committee and the region by borrowing and similar transactions.

section 64. Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down rules concerning the Preparatory Committee's access to bind the Preparatory Committee and the region by bail or other financial guarantee as well as the commitment of regular services and the like. as Preparatory Committee respectively the region not under the law are required to perform.

section 65. The cost of the Preparatory Committee of the company is held by the county councils and, in the case of the Preparatory Committee for the Capital Region, also of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg and Bornholm Municipalities in accordance with the rules laid down by the Minister for the economy and the Minister of the Interior.

Regulatory and penal provisions



§ 66. Supervision of the Preparatory Committee for the Capital Region is carried out by the State County prefect for Bracewell. Supervision of Preparatory Committee for Region Zealand is carried out by the State County prefect of West Zealand County. The supervision of the Preparatory Committee for the Region of southern Denmark is carried out by the State County prefect for the County of South Jutland. Supervision of the Preparatory Committee for the central Denmark Region is carried out by the State County prefect for the County of Aarhus. Supervision of Preparatory Committee for Region Nordjylland is carried out by the State County prefect of North Jutland County.

section 67. Law on Municipal Board of Chapter VI and VII shall furthermore apply mutatis mutandis in paragraph 66 that State amtmænds supervision of preparatory committees.

section 68. A member of the Preparatory Committee, who are guilty of serious breach of the duties of his or her task entails, be punished by a fine. Simple negligent infringement penalised, however, not obligation.

Other provisions



section 69. When the Preparatory Committee for use by the establishment of the region and the preparation thereof receives documents from the county municipalities, the capital's Development and the capital's Hospital community, which is situated wholly or partly within the region, as well as, in the case of the Preparatory Committee for the Capital Region, also from Copenhagen, Frederiksberg and Bornholm Municipalities or municipal communities, which the said authorities shall participate, in accordance with the Act on the public nature of the Administration and the administrative procedure code is internal lose the documents not as a result of the transfer of their internal character. The same applies to internal environmental information covered by the law on public access to environmental information.

section 70. Economy-and the Minister of the Interior may, subject to prior negotiation with the concerned Ministers decide on such derogations from the applicable legislation, including legislation relating to the content and scope of and payment for County services, such as the preparation and formation of the new regions.

§ 71. Accounts relating to 2006 for Copenhagen and Frederiksborg County municipalities and the capital's Development and the capital's Hospital Community presented to the capital's Regional Council of the region's Executive Committee. Accounts relating to the 2006 Roskilde, West Zealand and storstrøm County municipalities are presented to Regional Council of Zealand region's Executive Committee. Accounts relating to 2006 of Funen, Southern Jutland, Ribe and Vejle County municipalities shall be reported to The Regional Council of the region's Executive Committee. Accounts relating to 2006, Århus and Viborg County Ringkøbing municipalities shall be reported to the Regional Council of the region's Executive Committee the central Denmark. The accounts relating to the 2006 North Jutland County the municipality presented to North Jutland Regional Council of the region's Executive Committee.

(2). The Regional Council shall deliver its accounts relating to 2006 for one of the authorities referred to in paragraph 1 to the review of the Authority's annual accounts relate. According to the notes to the financial statements has been communicated to the Executive Committee and, in the case of comments, there is no immediate relation to the management, under the purview of the Executive Committee, the competent authority to which the task is transferred to reply, take Regional Council in a meeting decision with regard to the resulting comments and your company's approval.

(3). The financial statements relating to 2006 for one of the authorities referred to in paragraph 1 shall be sent to the State administration, responsible for the supervision of the region in which the accounts shall be reported in accordance with paragraph 1, together with the audit report and the decisions taken by the Regional Council in connection therewith without prejudice. (2).

(4). Law on Municipal Board section 45 (1), (2). and (3). paragraph, and (3) shall apply mutatis mutandis for the statements referred to in paragraph 1. Law on municipal administration § § 42 (b) and 42 (c) shall apply mutatis mutandis for the audit reports to these accounts.

(5). Economy-and the Minister of the Interior shall lay down detailed rules concerning the presentation of the statements referred to in paragraph 1, if the review thereof, on the decision of comments and about the reliability of the submission to the State administration and shall prescribe the form for these accounts.

section 72. The Preparatory Committee establishes a contact Committee made up of the Preparatory Committee for the year 2006 President and the mayors of the municipalities in the region. Municipalities in the region, included in an aggregation, is represented in the contact Committee, by the Chairman of the aggregation. The Preparatory Committee's President is also President of the contact Committee. The operation of the contact Committee of the Secretariat is carried out by the Preparatory Committee's administration.

(2). Article 6, paragraphs 2 to 4, as well as section 7 and the regulations issued thereunder shall apply mutatis mutandis for the contact Committee activities in 2006. Economy-and the Interior Minister may lay down detailed rules concerning the contact Committee activities in 2006.


section 73. The county councils, Metropolitan Development Council, the capital's Hospital community and municipal councils must provide other public authorities the assistance for carrying out and preparation of the performance of a task that, as a result of the abolition of the county municipalities, the capital's Development and the capital's Hospital community transferred to the appropriate public authority, as the case may require, including provision of public authority and inform the information concerned public authority may require, as well as arrange to be represented at the meetings He public authority had to convene. Concerned public authority may lay down time limits for doing so.

§ 74. When a public authority for the use of the performance and the preparation of the performance of a task that, as a result of the abolition of the county municipalities, the capital's Development and the capital's Hospital community transferred to the appropriate public authority, receives documents from the county municipalities, the capital's Development and the capital's Hospital community, which, in accordance with the Act on the public nature of the Administration and the administrative procedure code is internal, not as a result of disclosure documents lose their internal character. The same applies to internal environmental information covered by the law on public access to environmental information.

Chapter 5-Changes in other legislation (Omitted).



Chapter 6 entry into force and transitional provisions etc.

§ 85. The law shall enter into force on the day after publication in the Official Gazette. 2) § 37 and Chapter 5, however, enters into force on 1 January. January 2007.

§ 86. (Repealed).

section 87. Copenhagen and Frederiksberg Municipalities pension obligation attaching to the officials, as the 1. January 1995 surpassed from the municipalities in question for the recruitment in the capital's Hospital community, see. section 15 (3) and (4) of the law on the capital's Hospital community, see. section 76, is taken over the 1. January 2007 of the Capital Region. The pension obligations, pursuant to section 3 of the Act on certain procedural issues in the context of local government reform transferred from hovedstadens sygehusfællesskab to authorities other than the Capital Region, however, will be taken over by the other authorities concerned. The Minister of finance may, in accordance with the negotiation with the economy and the Minister of the Interior shall take measures for State reimbursement after the 1. January 2007 of the costs of the in 1. and 2. paragraph mentioned pension obligations relating to before the 1. January 2007 retired officials, etc., the Minister of finance may, in connection with the setting of rules after 3. derogate from the provision in paragraph 2. point with regard to the pension obligation relating to retired civil servants, etc.

(2). A proportionate part of the Copenhagen and Frederiksberg Municipalities pension liabilities associated with those officials who were retired or otherwise resigned on 31 December. December 1994, and as before the termination date was engaged in carrying out tasks that the 1. January 1995 were transferred to the capital's Hospital community, will be taken over the 1. January 2007 of the Capital Region. The proportionate share is calculated in proportion to the part of the in 1. the tasks referred to in item 1. January 2007 transferred from hovedstadens sygehusfællesskab to Capital Region. The Minister of finance may, in accordance with the negotiation with the economy and the Minister of the Interior shall take measures for State reimbursement after the 1. January 2007 of the costs of the in 1. paragraph mentioned pension obligations. The Minister of finance may, in connection with the setting of rules after 3. derogate from the provision in paragraph 1. PT.

(3). section 15 (3) and (4) of the law on the capital's Hospital Community shall continue to apply with respect to the State's pension obligation relating to officials that the 1. January 1995 surpassed from the State for employment at the capital's Hospital community.

(4). section 15, paragraphs 5 and 6 of the law on the capital's Hospital community and those under section 15, paragraphs 4 and 5, of the law on the capital's Hospital community laid down regulations and provisions shall continue to apply to the pension obligation in accordance with paragraph 3.

(5). The Minister of finance may, moreover, after negotiation with the economy and the Minister of the Interior lay down rules on the calculation of pension obligations under paragraphs 1 to 3 and on calculation, administration, reimbursement, revision etc. of pensions covered by paragraphs 1 to 3.

section 88. Copenhagen and Frederiksberg Municipalities under an obligation to compensate for damage caused by Copenhagen and Frederiksberg Municipalities hospital treatment, etc. before the creation of the capital's Hospital Community 1. January 1995, will be taken over the 1. January 2007 of the Capital Region. The in 1. paragraph referred to an obligation to compensate, which is caused in the context of the performance of a task that, in accordance with the law on local government reform transferred to authorities other than the Capital Region, however, will be taken over by the other authorities concerned.

(2). Paragraph 1 shall not apply to liabilities in accordance with the Act on patient insurance.

§ 88 a. (transitional provision, is omitted).

section 89. Not be held elections to the county councils on 15. November 2005. The term of Office for county councils, if the function period counted from the 1. January 2002, be extended for 1 year from the 1. January 2006 to 31 December 2006. December 2006.

Paragraphs 2 to 4. (Transitional provisions, is omitted).

section 90. (Transitional provision, is omitted).

section 91. The law does not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland.

Act No. 510 of 6. June 2007 (increased requirements to the municipal and regional audit expertise and independence, the abolition of the special audit system in the municipality of Copenhagen, publication of remuneration, etc.) contains the following entry into force and transitional provisions:

§ 4 paragraph 1. (Omitted).

(2). (Omitted).

(3). […] § 2, nr. 2, [...] shall enter into force on the 1. January 2012.3) (4). (Omitted).

§ 5 paragraph 1. (Omitted).

(2). […] § 2, nr. 2, [...] shall apply, regardless of whether the review has been accepted before 1 January 2000. January 2012, and whether the audited financial statement relates to the period before 1 January 1999. January 2012.4) (3). Revocation pursuant to [...] section 2, nr. 2, of the approval of [...] a review of the regions can be compared to an approval has been granted before 1 January 2000. January 2012.5) (4). (Omitted).

(5). (Omitted).

(6). (Omitted).

Act No. 1515 by 27. December 2009 (Municipal boards and regional councils ' work organisation and publication of the draft budget, etc.) 6) contains the following entry into force and transitional provisions:

§ 3 paragraph 1. The law shall enter into force on the 1. January 2010.

(2). Exemptions granted pursuant to [...] the regions section 36, paragraph 1, of the fact that [...] the Regional Council in the Bylaw for the election period 2010-2013 may provide for the President by a member the decay of the grounds mentioned in section 15, paragraph 2, 1. paragraph, of the law on local government agency shall convene the delegate, even if the expected duration of the obstacle is shorter than 1 month, the election period 2010-2013.

Budget Act, see. Act No. 547 of 18. June 2012.7) contains the following entry into force and transitional provisions:

section 20 (1). The law shall enter into force on the 1. October 2012 [...].

(2). (Omitted).

(3). The law [...] section 19, no. 1.8) [...] shall take effect from and including the financial year 2014.

(4). (Omitted).

Act No. 586 by 18. June 2012 (introduction of exemption access to regions, reduction of standing committees) 9) contains the following entry into force and transitional provision:

§ 2 the law shall enter into force on the 1. July 2012.

Act No. 1252 by 18. December 2012 (Particularly the remuneration of Deputy Chairman of the Committee, diets in elections and referendums as well as freedom to the later deadline for application for vote at home, etc.) 10) contains the following entry into force and transitional provision:

section 6 of the Act shall enter into force on the 1. January 2013.

Act No. 1253 of 18. December 2012 (Abolition of municipal quality contracts as well as municipal and regional supply strategies) 11) contains the following entry into force and transitional provision:

§ 3 the law shall enter into force on the 1. January 2013.

Act No. 381 of 17. April 2013 (the authority to lay down rules on access to budget with General reserves) 12) contains the following entry-into-force provision:

§ 3 the law shall enter into force on the 1. July 2013.

Act No. 647 of 12. June 2013 (modified the organisation of State administrations, simplifications and cost recovery rule co-payment on the family law area, etc.) 13) contains the following entry into force and transitional provisions:

section 25 of the law shall enter into force on the 1. July 2013.

section 26 (1). Cases by the five State administrations, which at the entry into force of the Act is not completed, finalized by the State administration.

(2). (Omitted).

(3). (Omitted).

(4). (Omitted).

(5). (Omitted).

Economy and the Ministry of the Interior, the 25. July 2013 P.M.V. His B. T Official notes 1) Rightfully Act on enforcement of procurement rules, etc., see. Act No. 492 of 12. May 2010 with subsequent amendments.

2) the original principal Act referred to in article 6. Act No. 537 of 24. June 2005, was promulgated in the Official Gazette on April 25. June 2005.

3) Amendment by § 2, nr. 2 of law No. 510 of 6. June 2007 relates to section 28, paragraph 1.

4) refer to note 3.

5) refer to note 3.

6) Amendment by section 2 of Act No. 1515 by 27. December 2009 relates to section 10, article 15, paragraph 1, article 18, paragraph 3, article 20, paragraphs 1 and 2, article 23, paragraph 3, and section 36, paragraph 1.

7) Amendment by § 19 of the lov nr. 547 of 18. June 2012 relates to article 21, paragraph 5, and section 28 (a).

8) Amendment by section 19, no. 1 of law No. 547 of 18. June 2012 relates to article 21, paragraph 5.

9) modifying the law by article 1 of law No. 586 by 18. June 2012 relates to section 36, paragraph 2.


10) Amendment by section 2 of Act No. 1252 by 18. December 2012 relates to section 36, paragraph 1, as well as a waiver of section 37, paragraph 7, and a change in section 37, paragraph 8, which become paragraph 7.

11) Amendment by section 2 of Act No. 1253 of 18. December 2012 relates a repeal of section 33 and section 35.

12) Amendment by section 1 of Act No. 381 of 17. April 2013 relates to article 21, paragraph 5.

13) Amendment by section 3 of Act No. 647 of 12. June 2013 relates to article 3, paragraph 4, article 25, paragraphs 2 and 3, article 28, paragraph 1, section 30 and section 31.