Landstingslov Nr. 1 Of 31. May 2001 On Financial Assistance For Political Work

Original Language Title: Landstingslov nr. 1 af 31. maj 2001 om økonomisk tilskud til politisk arbejde

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Landstingslov nr. 1 of 31. May 2001 on financial assistance for political work Changed, repeals, primary laws, replacing information Changed by Inatsisartutlov nr. 4 by 3. June 2015 amending landstingslov of economic misk grants to political work.

(No need grants for new party formations. No mandate grants by lack of information about personal duties. Internal access for expenses incurred on behalf of the parties) Inatsisartutlov nr. 25 of 18. November 2010 amending landstingslov of financial reimbursement for political work (transfer of funds to the guide travels from Inatsisartut for political parties) Inatsisartutlov nr. 16 of 3. December 2009 amending landstingslov of financial reimbursement for political work. (Separation of economy from Inatsisartutadministrationens political parties budget)
Landstingslov nr. 8 by 1. June 2006 amending landstingslov of economic grants to political work as well as landstingslov on remuneration, etc. to the members of the Landsting and the Home Rule Government (Party of the grant increase and breakdown of the basic subsidies and mandated grants, as well as the abolition of parliamentary members ' legal rights to individual Guide travel) Landstingslov nr. 1 of 12. May 2005 amending landstingslov of financial reimbursement for political work (changing the deadline for the submission of the statement and revised accounting for economic grants to cover the costs of participation in municipal and parliamentary elections) Landstingslov nr. 11 of 15. April 2003 amending landstingslov of financial reimbursement for political work (deadline for submission of revised accounting beneficiaries) § 1. In order to strengthen the political work in the Landsting granted financial assistance to political parties, candidate Confederation, represented in the Parliament and to members who have been elected outside the parties.
(2). In addition, subsidies are granted to members of the Landsting, elected for a party or candidate, as leaving the party or the candidate Federation.
(3). There can also be granted financial assistance to cover the costs of participation in municipal and parliamentary elections.
 

Grants for parliamentary work § 2. A political party that is represented in the Landsting, is entitled to reimbursement for the party's political work. The grant represents yearly 100,000 DKK for each of the party's seats.
(2). A member of the Landsting, elected outside the parties, are entitled to reimbursement for his political work. The grant represents yearly 100,000 DKK (3). Several members of the Parliament elected in the candidate Federation with each other, you are entitled to a single allowance to their political work. The grant represents yearly 100,000 DKK for each of a candidate of the federal mandates.
(4). Grant application in accordance with paragraphs 1 to 3 shall be submitted not later than 1 July. March of the application year.

§ 3. A party, a candidate or a member Federation elected outside the party, which has not previously been represented in the Parliament is entitled to reimbursement in accordance with the provisions of article 2, paragraphs 1-3.
(2). Subsidies in accordance with paragraph 1 shall be granted, in the election year, as a proportional part of the annual grant amount, calculated from the end of the month the elections are held.
(3). Grant application to political work in accordance with paragraph 1 shall be submitted not later than 2 months after the elections are held.

§ 4. A member of the Landsting, elected for a party or candidate, as leaving the party or the candidate Federation, are entitled to reimbursement for his political work in the Landsting. The grant represents yearly 100,000 DKK (2). Subsidies in accordance with paragraph 1 shall be granted, in the year of withdrawal from the party or candidate Confederation, as a proportional part of the annual grant amount, calculated from the end of the month, leaving the party or candidate associations will take place.
(3) grant application in accordance with paragraph 1, shall be submitted not later than 2 months after leaving the party or the candidate Federation.
 

The base section 5. Grants under section § 2-4 shall be granted upon application once a year, in force for the period from 1 January. January-31. December.
(2). Grants under section 2, paragraphs 1 and 3 shall be calculated on the basis of the distribution of seats per 1. January in the application year. No new calculation of contribution in the period 1. January-31. December in the application year, as a result of the changed distribution of seats.
(3). Supplements which accrue to a party, a candidate or a candidate Confederation, single withdrawn member pursuant to section 2 and section 4, in the year of the election takes place, it reduces or increases do not, although the election results in changes in relation to the distribution of seats per 1. January of the election year.
 

Reimbursement for election campaign § 6. A party or a candidate placed outside the parties participating in a local, municipal or parliamentary elections, can receive grants to cover the costs of participation in political work in advance of the election.
(2). Grant size for parties and candidates outside of the Parties shall be determined on the Finance Bill.

§ 7. Application for grants to cover the costs of participation in political work in advance of the election must be filed within 2 months after the elections.
 

Application and payment section 8. Application for grants in accordance with §§ 2-4, must be submitted to the country's parliamentary Presidency to decide on the conditions for granting subsidies are met.
(2). Applications for grants must be submitted by and grants shall be paid to the party's Executive Committee, a representative of a candidate Federation respectively, a member of the Landsting elected outside the parties or a candidate outside the parties.
(3). Application for grants under section 6, shall be submitted to the Cabinet.

§ 9. Grants for this landstingslov will be inserted on a separate bank account, which may not be used for any other purpose.
(2). Recipients of grants in accordance with §§ 2-4 must each year together with the application and audited accounts for the previous year, submit a statement to the country's parliamentary Presidency, to the amount of the grant for the previous calendar year is used for political work, and that this is intended to be continued. If such a statement and accounts are not submitted, the country's parliamentary Presidency to decide that future payments of grants must be postponed or canceled.
(3). Recipients of grants under section 6, shall, within 3 months after elections, submit a declaration to the Cabinet that the grants are used to cover the costs of participation in political work in advance of the election. The recipient of the subsidy of 25,000 kr. taken together with the Declaration filing revised accounts for the grant application. If the statement or audited accounts are not submitted, the Home Rule Government may decide that it paid a grant must be repaid in whole or in part.

§ 10. Grants under this law shall not be counted as taxable income. Interest in respect of grants shall not be counted as taxable income.
(2). Expenditure on subsidies after this landstingslov shall be borne by the country's Treasury.

§ 11. The law shall enter into force on the 1. January 2002.
(2). There must not be submitted audited accounts pursuant to section 9, for grants awarded in 2001.
(3). At the same time be lifted landstingslov nr. 9 of 30. October 1995 on economic subsidies for political work, as well as landstingslov No. 5 of 11. November 2000 amending landstingslov of grants for political work.

Greenland Home rule, the 31. May 2001 Jonathan Motzfeldt/Søren Hald Møller