Operational Programme ' Growth And Employment ' Specific Support 9.1.1 The Objective "to Increase The Existing Disadvantaged Unemployed People Into The Labour Market", "action Aid 9.1.1.3 Social Entrepreneurship" Implementing Rules

Original Language Title: Darbības programmas "Izaugsme un nodarbinātība" 9.1.1. specifiskā atbalsta mērķa "Palielināt nelabvēlīgākā situācijā esošu bezdarbnieku iekļaušanos darba tirgū" 9.1.1.3. pasākuma "Atbalsts sociālajai uzņēmējdarbībai" īstenošanas noteikumi

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 467 in Riga on 11 august 2015 (pr. No 38 20) operational programmes for the "growth and jobs" specific support 9.1.1 the objective "to increase the existing disadvantaged unemployed people into the labour market", "action aid 9.1.1.3 social entrepreneurship" implementing provisions Issued under the European Union's structural funds and the cohesion fund the 2014 – 2020 programming period management law of 6 and article 20 paragraph 13 i. General questions 1. determines: 1.1. procedures for implementing the action programme "growth and employment" specific support 9.1.1 the objective "to increase the existing disadvantaged unemployed people into the labour market" (hereinafter referred to as the objective) 9.1.1.3. measure "Support for social entrepreneurship" (hereinafter measure); 1.2. the objectives of the measure; 1.3. in the event the funds available; 1.4. the requirements of the European Social Fund project for the applicant and partner; 1.5. the eligible cost of the operation and the conditions of the question; 1.6. the simplified conditions of application costs and order; 1.7. the agreement for the implementation of a project of cooling-off unilateral conditions; 1.8. with the receipt of State aid related conditions. 2. objective of the measure is to establish and test the optimal solutions to social enterprise creation and development, including the integration of social businesses to increase employment opportunities for disadvantaged unemployed persons in persons with disabilities and persons with mental disabilities. 3. in the event the target group are: 3.1 economic operators, associations and foundations (hereinafter referred to as the participant); 3.2. natural persons, which plans to launch social entrepreneurship (social start-ups); 3.3. the existing disadvantaged unemployed, long-term unemployed, older unemployed persons (older than 54 years), unemployed persons who have dependents, and unemployed persons with disabilities; 3.4. persons with disabilities and persons with mental disabilities. 4. Measure is attainable this goal supports the monitoring indicators: outcome indicator 4.1 – up to 2023 December 31 event involved, including long-term unemployed 217 unemployed, including up to 2018 December 31-80; 4.2. financial performance – up to 2018 31 December 6 919 284 certified expenditure. 5. the measures implemented in the restricted application of the project selection. 6. Measure the responsible authority for the Ministry of welfare (hereinafter referred to as the responsible authority). 7. the measures planned within the framework of the total attributable funds is eur 19 920 206, including European Social Fund funding – 16 932 175 euro and national budget funding – € 2 988 031. 8. application of the project total eligible funding total plans to no more than 14 920 206 euro, including the European Social Fund funding – 12 682 175 euro, government funding-2 238 031 euro, intending to reach 4.1. outcome indicators referred to in the period up to 31 December 2018. From January 1, 2019, the responsible authority in accordance with the decision of the European Commission may propose an increase in the project total eligible cost set up 19 920 206 euro, subject to certain financing source for the pro rata distribution and 4.1. outcome indicators in point of maximum value. 9. the maximum eligible European Social Fund funding does not exceed 85 percent of the planned total eligible project funding. 10. Measure the costs are eligible, provided that they fulfil these rules these positions and the costs were incurred from the date of entry into force of the provisions. II. requirements for the applicant and the project partner Project applicant 11 event is the national regulatory authority, the national policy in the field of employment, the Ministry of welfare. 12. the project applicant project application under the selection requirements laid down in the Statute shall prepare and submit an application. 13. cooperation authority decision on the approval of the project application, approval or rejection of the terms adopted in the month of the application deadline date set for the submission of the draft selection rules. 14. the funding recipient project implementation attracted partners — State joint stock company "development financial institution Viola" (hereinafter referred to as cooperation partner). 15. in the implementation of this provision in paragraph 14 above, the beneficiary of the cooperation with partners concluded a cooperation agreement in accordance with the laws of the order in which the European Union's structural and cohesion funds in the participating institutions provide the planning document preparation and implementation of these funds in 2014 – 2020 programming period. 16. If at the time of the application for the project have concluded a cooperation agreement, the project is added between the beneficiary and the partners in the conclusion of the letter of intent, which shall include at least the following information: 16.1. the commitment of the parties to cooperate in this rule 17.1., 17.2.1., 17.2.3. and 17.4. eligible activities referred to in the framework, including the conclusion of the cooperation agreement, if the project is approved; 16.2. the indication of partner's tasks in the implementation of the project, including this provision, and 36.4 36.3 36.2. data referred to in point a; 16.3. settlement procedure partner this rule 18.1 and 18.2. eligible costs referred to in point. III. eligible activities and costs 17. measures eligible under the following: 17.1. public awareness-raising measures for social enterprises, their relevance and potential contribution to economic growth and social development, as well as such social enterprise support system building activities (such as information and education measures, discussions, tutorials); 17.2. the social enterprise support systems development: 17.2.1. signs of social enterprises, the selection criteria and the methodology for their application development, as well as the beneficiary and the partners in the training; 17.2.2. event registry prototype development and operation; 17.2.3. social business support tools and support the development of the methodology, as well as the beneficiary and the partners in the training; 17.3. social business start-up promotion: 17.3.1. social business ideas contest organizing; 17.3.2. the provision of social counselling start-ups business plan development; 17.4. the social enterprise support tools and the social start-ups of business plans; 17.5. the interim evaluation of the measures and proposals of the legal framework and the improvement of aid; 10.9. information and publicity measures for the implementation of a project; 17.7. Management and implementation of the project. 18. Event planning positions the following costs: 18.1. direct eligible costs; 18.2. indirect eligible costs; 18.3. the unexpected costs. 19. The rules referred to in point 18.1 of the direct eligible costs include the following cost items: 19.1. direct staff costs (excluding overtime). If the staff are involved in the project is provided in accordance with the principle of relevance of part-time, subject is not less than 30 percent capacity: 19.1.1. the beneficiaries of the project staff and management personnel remuneration paid pursuant to State and local officials and employees of the institutions of the law of compensation; 19.1.2. partners project staff remuneration costs not exceeding 950 000 eur; 19.2. the target group's security costs-financial support (grants) of the event participants and for social start-ups that rule 17.4. eligible activities referred to in the framework; 19.3. the other costs of project implementation: 19.3.1. Service (company) contract costs for beneficiaries and partner this provision referred to in paragraph 17 of the activities supported implementation; 19.3.2. travel (domestic) and business travel costs of these provisions 19.1. personnel referred to in paragraph 17.1. these provisions and 17.4. referred to the implementation of the assisted actions consistent with the laws that determine the order in which the recoverable costs associated with missions; 19.3.3. transport costs (the cost of fuel, vehicle lease, purchase of transport services, the use of public transport) these provisions 19.1. staff referred to; 19.3.4. mandatory health checks and vision correction features compensation 19.1.1. these regulations referred to staff. 20. This provision of the services referred to in paragraph 19.3.1. (company) under the Treaty the following plan: renting of premises and 20.1. rental and office supply purchase 17.1. these provisions referred to in the implementation of the assisted actions; 20.2. information systems creation, implementation and information exchange services this provision 17.2.2. eligible activities referred to in the implementation; 20.3. the attraction social business support system development, social start-ups of business ideas, advice for business plan development, and measures for the assessment of this interim rule 17.2.3 17.2.1.,.,., and 17.3 17.5. eligible activities referred to in the implementation; 20.4. the health insurance this provision referred to in 19.1.1 staff if health insurance is for the beneficiary's institution. If the staff is employed in the normal working time, health insurance costs are eligible for 100 percent. If the staff is employed part time, health insurance costs are not identifiable in a full time capacity. If the staff remuneration shall apply the principle of relevance, part-time health insurance costs determined in accordance with the timeshare capacity. Health insurance costs are attributable only to the period when the beneficiary of the project implementation and management personnel is employed in the project; 20.5. the acquisition of equipment that rule 19.1. staff referred to the creation of new jobs or existing jobs to restore up to eur 3 000 per job site throughout the project implementation period. If the staff is employed in the normal working time, work equipment acquisition cost is eligible for 100 percent. If the staff is employed full time or part time, work equipment acquisition cost is attributed in proportion to the percentage of the load distribution. 21. This rule 18.2. referred to indirect eligible costs for beneficiaries and partner in the project plan as one cost position by applying indirect costs a flat rate of 15 percent from 19.1. these provisions referred to in subparagraph direct staff costs (the proportion from these rules 19.1.2.19.1.1 and referred direct staff costs). 22. This rule 18.3. not referred to in expected costs (expenditure for additional works or services which are not foreseeable circumstances, have become necessary in order to ensure agreement on the execution of the project) project plan as one cost position, and it does not exceed one percent of the rules referred to in paragraph 18.1. direct eligible costs. Before expenditure of funding recipient does not use the expected costs into line with the cooperation of the authority in accordance with the agreement for the implementation of the project. 23. the cost of the value added tax this provision cost referred to in paragraph 18 positions are eligible costs if they are not recoverable tax policy regulatory laws. IV. the Measures and conditions for the project measure 24 approved projects implemented under the conditions laid down in these provisions. 25. social entrepreneurship aims to address social problems, public interest, through economic activities and investing profits in a certain objective. The aim of the social entrepreneurship can also be these rules 3.3 and 3.4. target group referred to integration in the labour market (in this case, the event is work integration social enterprise). 26. in the event the participants meet at least the following characteristics: 26.1. the statutes have set the social purpose and it has a positive social impact; 26.2. the profit is used for statutory social goal; 26.3. employed salaried workers. 27. the participants of the event, the purpose of which is the provision of 3.3 and 3.4. target group referred to integration in the labour market (work integration social enterprise): 27.1. these rules referred to in point 3.3 target group involvement in the event coordinated with the State employment agency; 27.2. the provisions referred to in subparagraph 3.4. target group involved in the activity, based on the health and integrity of the expertise of the National Commission of physician or State Health Commission, pedagogical or medical opinion issued by a psychiatrist. 28. participants in the event, according to the business or activities of the society and Foundation laws governing. 29. the Association or foundation of economic activities measure taken only as an ancillary activity, and revenue from economic activities shall not exceed 50 percent of the total revenue for the year (total turnover). 30. If the Association or Foundation revenue from economic activities may exceed 50 percent of the total revenue for the year (total turnover), association or Foundation, to continue the participation in the event, is entitled to found the company, placing it all measure commitments and obligations. 31. If the Association or Foundation revenue from operating more than 50 percent of the total revenue for the year (total turnover), its participation in the event is stopped and is obligated to repay the entire event received financial support. 32. social start-ups by business plans and de minimis regulations governing State aid in specific documents for partner evaluation and decision on the granting of financial assistance. If a positive decision is made for the granting of financial assistance, social start-ups, within two months from the date of adoption of the decision to register in the commercial register as a reviewer of economic activity according to the business regulatory laws. 33. the funding recipient and a partner, bringing these provisions 19.1. staff referred to the work contract and reimbursement of costs, it ensures that staff are employed in a normal or part time (including the consideration may apply the principle of part-time imputability) making working time records of all the functions and time worked. 34. The beneficiary shall ensure the measure's Supervisory Board (hereinafter the Board). The Council is composed of the authorized representative of the Ministry of welfare, the Ministry of finance, the Ministry of the economy, the environment and regional development Ministry, the Ministry of Justice, the State revenue service, the Latvian Union of local authorities, regional development associations, the planning regions, employers ' Confederation of Latvia, Latvian Chamber of Commerce and industry, as well as from non-governmental organisations (associations and foundations). Council personnel and regulations approved by the Minister of welfare. 35. The Council shall monitor the implementation of the action, the beneficiary of the funding recommendations and advice on the necessary changes in the social enterprise support system and matches this rule 17.5. assessment and referred to. 36. the implementation of the project, the funding recipient: 36.1. This provision 17.3.1. eligible activities referred to in the framework of the opening the original business idea competition for social start-ups, if necessary, ensuring repeat business ideas call for competition to attract social start-ups; 36.2. in accordance with the request of the managing authority of the operational programme and the appropriate "growth and employment" as defined in the appendix information frequency ensures data availability for this rule 3.3. target group referred to employment within two years of their participation in the event; 36.3. in accordance with the laws and regulations that govern the European Union's structural funds and the cohesion fund projects testing procedure 2014 – 2020 programming period, and payment request form, the data set, as well as the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 to Regulation (EU) no 1304/13 of the European Social Fund and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1081/2006, accumulating information about this rule referred to in point 3.3 target group and by request of the managing authority shall ensure the availability of these data for evaluation; 36.4. the accumulated data about this rule referred to in paragraph 3, the target group (including event attendees drained territorial unit (County) level, information posted on your tīmekļvietn); 22.7. to accumulate data on a horizontal principle "equal opportunities" horizontal "benefiting from assistance of social exclusion and poverty risk population"; 22.7. After this rule 25.4. reimbursement shall be referred to the transfer of the funds that ensure State budget revenues; 22.8. the amendments made to the project, according to the regulations on the procedures for European Union structural funds and the cohesion fund management institutions involved in providing this implementation Fund 2014 – 2020 programming period; 22.9. Service (business) contracts concluded that rule referred to in paragraph 17 of the implementation of the activities supported, the beneficiary can apply advance payments to no more than 20 percent of the value of the contract. Partner, giving this rule 17.4. referred to financial support measures, advance payments may provide up to 50 percent of the total awarded in financial aid. 37. The beneficiaries of this 17. the provisions referred to in paragraph 1 for the implementation of the activities supported attracts service providers according to public procurement law, except where the beneficiary of these rules 17.2.2. eligible activities referred to in the framework of the contract with the public record and information system for a data holder and the exchange of information. This rule 17.5. interim assessment referred to by social enterprise support system development and a year after social business support system aprobēšan. 38. in implementing the project, the beneficiary and partner to ensure information and publicity measures (if necessary, attracting service providers), the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013 laying down common provisions on the European regional development fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund, the European agricultural fund for rural development and the European Fund for Maritime Affairs and fisheries and general provisions on the European regional development fund , The European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund and the European Fund for Maritime Affairs and fisheries, and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006, as well as the requirements laid down in the regulations on the procedures for European Union structural funds and the Cohesion Fund in the implementation of the 2014-2020 programming period provide a communications and visual identity requirements. 39. The beneficiary and the partners in his tīmekļvietn not less frequently than once every three months puts the current information on the implementation of the project. 40. Implementation of the cooperation partner that rule 17.1, 17.2.3 17.2.1..., and 17.4. referred to within the activities supported are set at least the following obligations: 24.9. participate in these rules referred to in paragraph 17.1. public awareness-raising activities on social enterprises; 40.2. participate in this provision in paragraph 17.2.3.17.2.1. and those in training and evaluation service agreement deliverables; 40.3. the assessment of the provisions referred to in 17.3.2. eligible actions within the social start-ups developed business plan and compliance with the de minimis regulatory laws and decide on the granting of financial assistance; 25.1. to develop internal procedures for the award of financial assistance and monitoring arrangements for the event participants and for social start-ups that rule 17.4. eligible activities referred to in the implementation; 25.2. to provide this rule 17.4. referred to financial support for event participants, including assessing the conditions for the granting of State aid according to the laws and regulations on de minimis support; 25.2. to provide the financial support granted and surveillance, including the payment of financial aid check for event participants and whether they are appropriate for uses granted financial support as well as verify that the event participants-associations and foundations – follow that rule set out in paragraph 29; 40.7. get and submit the data to the recipient of the funding of those terms referred to in paragraph 3, the target group, including data on the horizontal principle of "equal opportunity" horizontal "benefiting from assistance of social exclusion and poverty risk population", subject to the regulations on the physical protection of personal data, as well as data on the participants of the event, including the County territorial unit (County) level to measure ensure that 36.3. 22.6 and 22.7,. data referred to in point accumulation; 25.4. the beneficiary shall reimburse the members of the measure and for social start-ups unduly granted financial aid, including to claim and recover from the event participants used inadequate financial support. 41. cooperation authority have the right to unilaterally withdraw from the agreement for the implementation of a project in the following cases: 41.1. the beneficiary does not comply with the agreement for the implementation of the project, including non-compliance with the time limits set out in the project or have other circumstances occurred which negatively affects or may affect the purpose or objective of the aid measures for monitoring indicators; 41.2. in other cases determined by the agreement on the implementation of the project. 42. within the framework of the project the measures implemented in accordance with the agreement for the implementation of the project, but no longer than until 2022 31 December. 43. The project site is the territory of the Republic of Latvia. V. the State aid related conditions receiving 44. De minimis aid rules referred to in paragraph 19.2. direct target groups the cost of security provided in accordance with the Commission on 18 December 2013 Regulation (EU) No 1407/2013 for the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union and article 107.108. application of the de minimis aid (Official Journal of the European Union, 2013 December 24, no. L 352/1) (hereinafter referred to as Commission Regulation No 1407/2013) or Commission 27 June 2014, the Regulation (EU) no 717/2014 for the Treaty on the The functioning of the European Union and article 107.108. application of the de minimis aid for the fisheries and aquaculture sector (Official Journal of the European Union by 2014 28 June, no. L 190/45) (hereinafter referred to as Commission Regulation No 717/2014) in relation to fisheries companies, operating in accordance with the European Parliament and of the Council on 11 December 2013 Regulation (EU) no 1379/2013 for fishing and aquaculture products the common organisation of the market, and amending Regulation (EC) no 1184/2006 and (EC) no 1224/2009 and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 104/2000 (Official Journal of the European Union, 2013 December 28, no. L 354/1) (hereinafter referred to as the European Parliament and Council Regulation No 1415/2013), or a Commission of 18 December 2013 Regulation (EU) No 1408/2013 for the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union and article 107.108. application of the de minimis aid in the agriculture sector (Official Journal of the European Union, 2013 December 24 , No L 352/9) (hereinafter referred to as Commission Regulation No 1408/2013). 45. The decision on the grant of de minimis aid event, comply with the following conditions: 45.1. de minimis aid granted pursuant to Commission Regulation (EC) No 1407/2013 article 1, paragraph 1 of Commission Regulation No 717/2014 article 1 and paragraph 1 of Commission Regulation No 1408/2013 article 1 paragraph 1 of the above sectoral and operational constraints; 45.2. before the adoption of the decision on grant of de minimis aid partner checks the event that financial support does not increase the fiscal year concerned, as well as during the previous two fiscal years of de minimis aid received total amount to a level in excess of Commission Regulation No 1407/13 Article 3, paragraph 2 of Commission Regulation No 717/2014 article 3 paragraph 2 (measure members active in the fishery and aquaculture sector in accordance with European Parliament and Council Regulation No 1415/2013) or in accordance with Commission Regulation No 1408/ 2013 3. in paragraph 2 of article (event participants who engaged in the primary production of agricultural products), the maximum amount of de minimis. Evaluating financial aid, assessed de minimis aid received by one single company level. One single company is an enterprise that satisfies the provisions of Commission Regulation No 1407/13 article 2, paragraph 2 of Commission Regulation No 1408/2013 article 2 and paragraph 2 of Commission Regulation No 717/2014 article 2, paragraph 2 these criteria; 45.3. de minimis aid shall not be granted if the participant with the judgment of the Court of Justice has declared insolvency proceedings, the judgment of the Court is the legal protection process or by a decision of the Court of Justice is an out-of-court redress process, has launched bankruptcy proceedings, the appropriate remediation or composition or economic activity has ended, or that it complies with national legislation certain criteria to apply, at the request of creditors in insolvency proceedings; 28.2. the event assigned to the de minimis aid may not be cumulated with other de minimis aid to Commission Regulation No 1407/2013 article 3 (2) or in Commission Regulation No 717/2014 article 3, paragraph 2, of the Commission or of Regulation No 1408/2013 article 3 (2) the limit value concerned and may be cumulated with other State aid in respect of the same eligible costs or other public aid for the same venture funding measure If the result of this cumulation is not exceeded the maximum aid intensity or aid amount, in accordance with Commission Regulation No 1407/2013 article 5 (1) and (2) or Commission Regulation No 717/2014 5. Article 1, paragraph 2 and 3, or Commission Regulation No 1408/2013 article 1, paragraph 2 and 3; 45.5. If the event simultaneously in one or more sectors or carry out other activities, which include Commission Regulation No 1407/2013 scope and deal with the primary production of agricultural products in accordance with Commission Regulation No 1408/2013 or running the fishery and aquaculture sector in accordance with Commission Regulation No 717/2014, this ensures that industry or the cost of separation in accordance with Commission Regulation No 1407/2013 article 1 (2) of Commission Regulation No 1408/2013 article 1, 2 and 3. point or Commission Regulation No 717/2014 article 1, 2 and 3. point. 46. the partner records the de minimis aid shall be carried out in accordance with the laws and regulations on de minimis aid tracking and allocation procedure and de minimis aid in the form of samples or in accordance with the legislation on fisheries and aquaculture sectors in the de minimis aid granted in the Administration and supervision, or in accordance with the laws and regulations for the agricultural sector to be granted administration of the de minimis aid and supervision. 47. the cooperation partner stores information on de minimis aid provided under Commission Regulation No 1407/2013 article 6 paragraph 4 or to Commission Regulation No 717/2014 6. paragraph 4, or Commission Regulation No 1408/2013 article 6 paragraph 4. 48. the decision on de minimis aid granted pursuant to Commission Regulation No 1407/2013, Commission Regulation No 717/2014 and Commission Regulation No 1408/13 to this Regulation may be adopted by the end of the transaction or up to 30 June 2021. 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