The Law On Support For Water Management

Original Language Title: Laki vesihuollon tukemisesta

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In accordance with the decision of the Parliament, provides for: the scope of application of article 1 of Chapter 1 of the General provisions of this law on support for the water supply in the State budget for this purpose, its primary concern. Water supply in addition to the allowances, the State aid Act (688/2001).
Unless otherwise provided for in this law shall apply to the other parts of the, also in support of water management measures, the European Community under the structural funds or other funds of the European Community.

forms of assistance to the section 2 of the supply of water to aid by providing a grant for that purpose (water aid) or through a State job.
In the implementation of the water supply shall be responsible for the implementation of the measure of the operational state of the work and the costs of the action together with the beneficiary participates in.

section 3 of the measures to be supported, and the beneficiaries of the measure referred to in this law to measure the water service, which serves the settlement of this action, or on leisure activities, the management of the water supply or water treatment and supply of water, waste water, as well as economic for use in poisjohtamista and processing, including processing of generated sludge treatment and exploitation.
The aid may be granted to the water supply by law (119/2001) to the water supply or the rest of the water supply for the group or entity, or established by the municipality to the Corporation, or water supply, interim measures with the aim of achieving regional cooperation: 1) water supply;
the protection of the water supply in specific situations);
3) water huoltolain water referred to in article 1, the establishment of rural communities and rural areas; or 4) of the surface water or groundwater pollution prevention or improvement of their status.
In addition to water supply grant may be issued to the owner or holder of the property built as specified in article 6.

section 4 of the General conditions for the supply of water to support support for the measure is subject to the condition that: 1 the implementation of the economic, health), the environmental or other comparable reasons, be considered necessary;
2) to this end, it is a plan, which has been taken into account in the development of the water management plan and the regional water supply master plan;
3 to ensure the water supply) in support of the adequacy of the waste-water treatment and waste water poisjohtamista and also in supporting the processing of water supply considerations are adequately taken into account; and 4 the cost of the measure are reasonable because it would bring) benefits.
Aid is to be granted, in addition to what provides, that the water supply is not covered by the costs to be recovered through fees, in respect of which the aid is granted.
The grant of the aid is in addition to the condition, laid down in paragraphs 1 and 2 of the Act provides that the recipient of the grant, the beneficiary or the scope of the measure and the State work is by assessing the implementation of the measure, taking into account the conditions that have occurred since the implementation of the obligations and respond to.

section 5 (22 December 2009/1493) Support the decision to grant the aid provided for in this law, shall decide on the economic development, transport and the Environment Agency of the Ministry of agriculture and forestry and the Ministry of the environment within the limits of the appropriations granted by it for this purpose.
In addition to the State aid law provides in article 11, the content of the decision, the decision to grant the grant set of the necessary conditions for the opening of the water supply to the beneficiary of the measure, the completion of the implementation of and.
Chapter 2, section 6 of the real estate in the water aid to be granted to the owner or the holder of the water supply to the owner or the holder of a real estate grant Built the water supply assistance can be granted only if the conditions set out in section 4 of the General conditions and for supporting: 1) the real estate is used for permanent housing;
2) properties are used for permanent housing and vesihuolloltaan rinnastuvaan business; or 3 an officer of a public housing complex is located in the vesihuolloltaan).
Water supply grant may be awarded to a property owner or holder of the property into the water supply network. The water supply in the area of activity of the establishment, the owner or the holder of the property can be used to water supply assistance grant only if the property owner or holder otherwise would result in an exceptionally high cost of real estate you want to paste the water supply construction.
Water maintenance grants may also be awarded to the holder of the property owner or the property's own water supply or waste water poisjohtamista and for the treatment, if the property subject to the water supply network of the institution or the common property is real estate.

section 7 is limited to the cost of the grant Of the subsidy to the cost of the measure, the water supply in respect of which a grant may be awarded to the water supply, the water supply for the design and implementation of the measures, as well as the cost of the order on the reports. Admissible costs is not considered the costs for the maintenance of the water supply equipment.
For the implementation of the measures referred to in subparagraph (1) are included in the equipment and water supply installations, for which a grant may be awarded to the water supply, the water supplies Department networks and other water supply systems for the common measure of an individual property or the property of the necessary water supply equipment with the exception of the Interior of the building aqueducts and sewers.

section 8 of the cost share of the subsidy to be the definition of the measure of water supply water supply grant contribution to the eligible costs of the measure is to be taken into account in the general measure the benefits in terms of health, safety and water conservation, as well as the impact of the measure on water management in the property-related charges or other costs.
The water supply of the grant may not exceed 30% of the eligible costs. The share of the subsidy to the water service may, for a special reason, however, not exceed 50% of the eligible costs.
The water supply for the rest of the State and the measure shall not exceed 75% of the total of the aid measure, of the eligible costs.
The European Community through the structural funds or other Community funds grant, on the basis of the proportion of the eligible costs will be determined by what it separately.

section 9 (22 December 2009/1493) grant application for water supply in applying for grants, shall inform the person concerned, transport and the Environment Agency.
The grant application must provide for economic development, transport and the environment agency before the implementation of the activity supported the measure.
The application shall be accompanied by the action plan costed, and aikatauluineen, as well as the necessary financial plans studies to assess the conditions for the granting of the aid.
For economic development, transport and the Environment Agency is the opinion of the measure and, if necessary, request the relevant.

Article 10 of the water supply in the payment to the beneficiary of the grant may be paid to the water at one time, then, when the work is carried out in an acceptable manner and cost due. If the water supply of the grant by the authority which issued it considers it appropriate, the allowance may also be paid according to the progress of the work and the cost of ajoittumisen up on three separate occasions. The last item, which must be at least 20% of the quantity allocated, shall be paid after the work is completed in a satisfactory manner in such a way that it fulfils the conditions set out in the grant decision, and the settlement has been checked.
Chapter 3 in the implementation of article 11 of the State's work is limited to the cost of State-crafted State made the cost of the measure, to be implemented in respect of which aid may be granted, are work and material costs, as well as the obligations arising from the regulations or permits during the implementation of the cost of the measure.

in the implementation of article 12 of the contribution to the cost of each measure in determining the proportion of the aid measure, the State made the eligible costs must be taken into account in the general measure the benefits in terms of health, safety and water conservation, as well as the impact of the measure on water charges.
The implementation of State aid could be up to 50% of the eligible costs of the project. It may, for a special reason, however, to be no more than 75% of the eligible costs.
The European Community through the structural funds or other Community budget allocation on the basis of the eligible costs will be determined by what it separately.

Article 13 of the Agreement on the work of the State Before the start of the work of the State is the State of the implementation of the measure and the beneficiary of the agreement, and the recipient.
Agreement shall be concluded on behalf of the State for economic development, transport and the Environment Agency. State aid at a rate of more than 2 000 000 euro for economic development, transport and the Environment Agency is the Ministry of legitimacy, however, the conclusion of an agreement. (22 December 2009/1493)
The agreement is to define the roles and responsibilities of the parties in the implementation of the project, the procedure to be followed, as well as the conditions of extradition, which after release must be complied with.
Chapter 4 Miscellaneous provisions article 14 entry into force (on 22 December 2009/1493) information system


For economic development, transport and the Environment Agency of the grant applications, store the information necessary to support the implementation of the decisions and agreements, as well as the measures to be supported by the Finnish Environment Centre to maintain your system.

Article 15 of the detailed rules of the Council of State, the provisions of the regulation with regard to the measures, the conditions and support for the work of the State decision agreement to be included.

Article 16 entry into force this law shall enter into force on 1 January 2005.
This Act repeals the urban water management measures of assistance to the law of 18 January 1980 (56/1980) and the State water service work on 12 December 1985, the Council of State decision (976/1985), as amended.
THEY YmVM 8/19/2004, 2004/2005, the change in rules 55 EV entry into force and application in time: 22 December 2009/1493: this law shall enter into force on 1 January 2010.
Before the entry into force of this law may be to take the measures needed to implement the law.
THEY 161/2009, HaVM 18/2009, EV 205/2009

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