The Norwegian Government In Bilateral Financial Instrument Priorities "schengen" Limited Contest Rules

Original Language Title: Norvēģijas valdības divpusējā finanšu instrumenta prioritātes "Šengena" ierobežota konkursa nolikums

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 145 in Riga in 2007 (27 February. Nr. 16 17) the Norwegian Government in bilateral financial instrument priorities "Schengen" restricted call for proposals issued in accordance with the Cabinet of Ministers of 14 law equipment of the first paragraph of article 3 i. General questions 1. provisions established the Ministry of the Interior (hereinafter the Ministry) compe Norwegian Government Commission in existing bilateral financial instrument (financial instrument) priorities "Schengen" limited tendering (hereinafter referred to as the competition) in co-financing available, invitation to tender, so in time, the individual project (hereinafter draft) submission preparation submission, evaluation, and decision-making. 2. the management of the Ministry provide the competition. 3. the project is financed from the resources of the applicant and the project is co-financed from the resources of the financial instruments. Total financial instruments available for the co-financing of projects in the competition is 2881640 euros. 4. one of the financial instruments project co-financing requested shall not be less than 250000 euros and must not exceed the provisions mentioned in paragraph 3, the total of the financial instruments available to tender the amount of co-financing. 5. Priority "Schengen" within the financial instrument for co-financing shall not exceed 85%, if not less than 15% of the project total eligible costs are financed from the State or a local government budget, but financial instruments will cover the rest of the co-financing of the eligible costs of the project. 6. If in the course of the implementation of the project total eligible costs for the project exceeds the maximum approved amount of the eligible cost, the difference shall be borne by the applicant for the project. 7. The Ministry of Finance (hereinafter the national managing authority) ensure preparation of the application projects for normative acts of the Republic of Latvia and the guidelines of the financial instrument, the publication of rules and procedures of the financial instruments with Latvian website on the internet ( 8. The Ministry shall issue a tender, by sending a written invitation for project applicants, as well as insert a tender Ministry website on the internet ( and the financial instrument of Latvia website on the internet ( II. Financial instruments the conditions of co-financing of the project 9. applicant may be the national police, the Ministry of the Interior of the lag Center and Told the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which according to competency provided by the accession of Latvia to the Schengen Treaty related measures. 10. the applicant may submit a draft project on your own or with a partner, or partners. Cooperation partner of the Republic of Latvia may be the national regulatory authority, as well as the European economic area countries registered legal person, State or local government authority or international organisation operating in European economic area countries and according to competency provided by the Schengen Treaty related measures. 11. A partner may participate in the project both as a direct partner, directly involved in the implementation of the project, both as a financial partner that participates in the financing of the project. The project applicant and partner relations establish legal-looking partner agreement on the responsibility of the parties in the implementation of the project, the amount of investment and the implementation of the project and the materials used, the benefits of ownership. 12. In order to qualify for the co-financing of the financial instrument, the following eligibility criteria: the project applicant is 12.1. directly responsible for project application preparation, project implementation and management, as well as on the results of the project. The project applicant must not be a mediator;
12.2. the project for the applicant and its partners are available in the stable and sufficient financial resources and other resources, to ensure their project financing and project set in the continuity of the implementation;
12.3. the applicant and its project partner able to demonstrate and prove the project requires experience or understanding of the scope of the project, as well as the ability to provide for the implementation of the project the required quantity of people who have the appropriate skills, knowledge and experience;
12.4. If the submission of the project includes activities related to the settlement of the country, the project applicant PUMA is entitled to exercise them in accordance with the law "on State secrets";
12.5. the project will be implemented in the public interest. 13. Financial instruments the horizontal priorities (project application form (annex 1) points 9 and 10): 13.1. sustainable development (environmental, economic and social);
13.2. gender equality;
13.3. the practice of good governance;
13.4. the bilateral relations. 14. Priority "Schengen" aims to promote the Latvian public administration capacity to ensure that the requirements of the Schengen Convention, effective enforcement. 15. the priorities of the "Schengen" subpriority development of police cooperation is to promote the willingness for membership of the Schengen information system. "Schengen" priorities within particular supported the following activities: 15.1 the SIRENE Bureau of Latvia in promotion, in order to ensure the requirements of the Schengen acquis participate in the Schengen information system;
15.2. The national police promotion and skills of police officers to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Schengen Convention;
15.3. The Interior Ministry's information center, improving the fine registry records and providing national information system and Sirene Bureau of Latvia technological and informational resources process management system implementation;

15.4. the Latvian diplomatic and consular representative foreign vanity promotion, improving the implementation of the Schengen information system. 16. the project activities implemented in the Republic of Latvia, as well as the European economic area countries, if so you get priority objectives. Activities related to investments in construction, building, renovation or rekon struēšan restoration works, real estate acquisition and installation of equipment, implemented in Latvia. 17. One project applicant may submit an unlimited number of submissions for the project when it argues that can fulfill all of these provisions 12. criteria referred to in paragraph 1 and to ensure that a single project activity would not be included in other projects. 18. the project the applicant all the project activities implemented in the framework of the project and all of the payments envisaged up to 30 April 2011. 19. project financial calculations are carried out in euro. The project applicant is responsible for the correctness of the financial calculation arithmetic. The costs associated with the development of project submissions are not considered as eligible costs. III. Project preparation and submission of the application 20. project application form (annex 1) shall be prepared in English, completing the project submission form electronic version in MS Excel format (available in Latvian financial instrument website on the internet (, section "application form") and the International website (, section "projects")). The project applicant is solely responsible for the accuracy of the information provided and the accuracy. This provision 21. documents referred to Latvian language project submission form not refers in paragraph 11. 21. the project submission adds: 21.1 the following Latvian language: 21.1.1. brief description of the project (not more than 3200 characters), which contains the project goal, main activities and results to be achieved;
21.1.2. Declaration of partnership project (if the project involves capacity-building, the partn partnership declaration lodged in respect of each of the partners involved in the project to authorities concerned form) (annex 2);
21.1.3. the authorities or legal entities certificate after project approval will be granted credit or other financial resources (if such is provided to attract), the certificate shall state the amounts to be allocated;
21.1.4. the project management involved in the vitae (CV);
21.1.5. applicant and project partners (if the project involves the building of a partnership) by proof that the project deliveries, installation, construction, reconstruction, renovation and restoration work will be carried out in project applicant or partner property or owned property that will not be sold or otherwise alienated from the project inception to completion, as well as the subsequent 10 years, unless the grant agreement concluded provides otherwise;
21.1.6. draft a statement by the applicant that the applicant does not have tax debt;
21.1.7. a project application form (annex 1) in paragraph 11 of the draft documents referred to by the applicant;
21.2. the following documents in English: 21.2.1. letter of guarantee (proof) of the project applicant and partner (if the project involves the building of a partnership) in investment projects planned;
21.2.2. the project application form (annex 1) in paragraph 11 of the draft documents referred to by the applicant. If the documents are annexed to a large extent, in English only, containing the summary of essential information. 22. the project submission deadline for the contest is three calendar months from the date of the invitation to tender. The invitation to tender shall specify the project submission deadline (date and time). 23. The competition submission of the draft project, the applicant or his authorized representative shall submit to the Ministry, Ministry or send by mail. 24. The Ministry shall examine project submissions that are received within the time limit specified in the invitation to tender. 25. By fax or electronically sent to project submissions will not be considered. If the application is received after the tender deadline, it does not open, and the Ministry shall inform the applicant of the project location and the time of submission of the project can get back to pending. 26. when submitting a project application to the envelope indicates the following infor lag: 26.1. distribution-the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Raina Boulevard 6, Riga, LV-1050;
26.2. the words "the Government of Norway's bilateral financial instrument priorities" Schengen "restricted competition";
26.3. the full project name and address of the applicant;
26.4. the name of the project;
26.5. "not to be opened before the start of the assessment". 27. the project submission and all 21 of these regulations the documents referred to in paragraph shall submit one or more sealed and stamped envelopes or boxes in five copies-the original and four copies to the project submission form indicating the "original" and "copy". If the envelopes or boxes, it is more sanumur. Project submissions (both the original and the copy) attachments are presented according to the Republic of Latvia laws and filing requirements. They are cauršūt (caurauklot), stamped and signed, the signature is decrypted, and indicating the number of pages and caurauklošan. 28. the project is added to the original submission of the project application form (annex 1), in paragraph 11 of the draft annex referred to by the applicant and that provision referred to in 21.1.1. electronic document to a floppy disk or CD (CD), which indicates the following: 28.1. priority "Schengen";
28.2. the full name of the applicant in the project;

28.3. the name of the project. 29. questions for the preparation and submission of the project tender is sent to the Ministry on the e-mail address or by post. 30. If the Ministry no later than 15 working days before the announcement of the end of the deadline gets interested parties written a letter asking for the preparation and submission of the project contest it within five working days after receipt of the letter, prepare a written response and send it electronically or by fax, as well as by mail to the interested party. If the question is received electronically, the Ministry's response to the person concerned shall be sent electronically. 31. The response to the questions would be available to all interested parties, the Ministry published a website on the internet (, without issue. IV. evaluation of the application and Draft decision 32. Ministry development project tender submission the assessment Commission (hereinafter the Evaluation Commission) rules. Charter establishes the Evaluation Commission and operational procedures. 33. Ministry organizes the project application to the contest announcement in the open after the specified deadline. Opening application invited to participate in all project applicants. The opening of the meeting, the Ministry application called project applicants and project names. 34. project submissions are evaluated in two stages: 34.1. evaluation of project applications under the administrative eligibility criteria;
21.3. the project submission and evaluation of the quality evaluation criteria and the accession to the Schengen Convention-related strategic planning documents. 35. The Ministry shall register the project applications and grants them identification numbers. Evaluation the Commission shall examine project submissions under the administrative eligibility criteria laid down in the financial instruments of the Republic of Latvia regulatory legislation. The purpose of the administrative assessment is to verify that the project submission complies with the requirements and has quality and directional-specific evaluation criteria (compliance with the accession to the Schengen agreement related strategic planning documents). 36. Where the information contained in the application is not sufficient or is unclear, the Ministry of administrative compliance checks make a request in writing to the applicant of the project to provide additional information or clarification, send a request by mail, and on both the project specified in the applicant's fax number. 37. Where the applicant within five working days following the dispatch of the request by the Ministry submitted the necessary additions, send a fax, as well as submitting it personally or by sending by mail, project submissions under the administrative eligibility criteria are valued. 38. If, after checking again the project submission does not meet at least one criterion of administrative compliance or that rule 4, 10 or 16. the requirements laid down in paragraph 1, it shall be rejected. 39. The Ministry within five working days after the decision on the application of the non-compliance of the draft sent by post to the applicant justified the refusal of the project, including relevant administrative eligibility criteria or criteria not met. 40. project submissions that meet the criteria for administrative compliance, the evaluation the Commission shall assess the quality of the assessment criteria laid down in the financial instruments of the regulatory laws of the Republic of Latvia, as well as the compliance with the accession to the Schengen agreement related strategic planning documents.
41. the total number of points earned for the project application is calculated as follows: where KKmax KK KK 100-quality evaluation criteria overall rating; KKmax-quality evaluation criteria maximum score-15.25.42. evaluation by the Commission of the submission evaluation project ranked project applications in order of priority according to the process of evaluating the resulting assessment, prepare a list of eligible project application and submit it to the Ministry. 43. The Ministry shall send the national managing authority project submissions (original and one copy) together with the reasoned opinion and the Commission's assessment of the Protocol on the application of the project. 44. the project evaluation of the application, the national managing authority and Monitoring Committee, as well as the adoption of the decision on the application to the Office of financial instruments, the Norwegian Foreign Ministry to adopt a final decision on the approval or rejection of a project conducted in accordance with the financial instruments in the Republic of Latvia regulating the statutory procedures. Prime Minister a. Halloween Interior Minister i. Godmanis annex 1 Cabinet on 27 February 2007 the Regulation No 145 Project submission form in English Interior Minister i. Godmanis annex 2 Cabinet on 27 February 2007 the Regulation No 145 of the partnership project.

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To ensure the successful implementation of the project, the project applicant and partner agree to the following principles of good partnership practice: 1. before the submission of the project application in the Ministry partner reads the project submission and aware of their role in the implementation of the project. 2. partner empowered project applicant to sign a cooperation agreement with the Central Finance and contracting agency and the ministries and to represent it in all project related transactions. 3. the project the applicant regularly consults with partners and provide full information on the progress of the implementation of the project. 4. the partner receives a project drawn up by the applicant of a copy of the progress report. 5. the project before the submission of proposals for major changes in the project (for example, the changes associated with activity or partners) agreed with partners. If such agreement cannot be reached, the applicant shall inform the contracting authority, and shall submit it to the relevant proposals for necessary changes. I have read the contracting institution in the project application submitted and agree with its content. Undertake to respect the principles of good partnership. If the application is approved for co-financing of financial instruments, guarantee funding amounting to: _____ euro, that is, _____% of the total eligible costs of the project.

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