The European Union's Structural Funds Monitoring Committee Charter

Original Language Title: Eiropas Savienības struktūrfondu uzraudzības komitejas nolikums

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Read the untranslated law here: https://www.vestnesis.lv/ta/id/140691

Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 607 Riga 2006 (25 July. 39. § 12) European Union structural funds monitoring committees Regulations Issued under the management of the structural funds of the European Union article 14 of the law on the first and third part i. General questions 1. determines the European Union structural funds monitoring committees (hereinafter-the Committee) functions, tasks, competence, operational principles and agenda. 2. the Committee shall: 2.1 monitor 17 June 2004 by the European Commission decision 17/VI/2004 approved the single programming document for Community structural assistance for Latvia under objective 1 and the programme complement for 2004-2006 under objective 1 (further-planning documents) introduction, planning documents the implementation of the objectives and the results achieved;
2.2. monitor the structural funds of the European Union granted (hereinafter referred to as the structural funds), the efficiency of the use of funding and the effectiveness of the programming document;
2.3. the review and approval of amendments to programming documents;
2.4. the approved tier intermediary institutions developed the draft structural funds application evaluation criteria before submitting it to the Cabinet for approval;
2.5. the review and approval of the annual report of the implementation of the structural funds and the final report before submission to the European Commission;
2.6. evaluation findings and recommendations for the implementation of programming documents and shall take a decision on the conclusion and the implementation of the recommendations;
2.7. the management of the structural funds approved communication strategy;
2.8. the human resources development plan approved for the management of the structural funds in the participating institutions;
2.9. the draft amendments to the regulations of the Committee;
2.10. other laws of Latvia and the European Community legislation. II. composition of the Committee 3. the managing authority, in cooperation with the first level of its environmental, economic, agriculture, fisheries, education and social sector non-governmental organization participation in the Committee. 4. the Committee shall consist of the following members: 4.1 a representative of the managing authority-the Chairman of the Committee;
4.2. a representative of the managing authority-the Vice-Chairman of the Committee;
4.3. payment institutions representative;
4.4. the first level of its representatives;
4.5. the second level of its representatives;
4.6. the planning region development councils of representatives;
4.7. the social partners and representatives of non-governmental organizations: 4.7.1. The Latvian free trade union representative;
4.7.2. the municipal representative of the Union;
4.7.3. the small and medium enterprises in the craft Council representative;
4.7.4. Zivsaimniek of Latvia and the Latvian Association of Zivrūpniek by the representative of the Union;
4.7.5. The farmer organisations representative of the cooperation Council;
4.7.6. The Latvian information technology and Telecommunications Association representative;
4.7.7. Latvian adult education Association representative;
4.7.8. other social partners and representatives of non-governmental organizations. 5. Committee meetings in an advisory capacity: 5.1. taking part in the Latvian employers ' Confederation representative;
5.2. World Wildlife Fund representative;
5.3. the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and industry spokesman;
5.4. public disclosure of the "Palm" representative;
5.5. A representative of the European Commission;
5.6. A representative of the European investment bank;
5.7. the Parliamentary Commission for European Affairs representative;
5.8. the Office for European Affairs representative;
5.9. the representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
5.10. the Soros Foundation-Latvia representative;
5.11. the representatives of the international financial institutions. 6. each institution nominated for membership of the Committee one representative. 7. These regulations 4 and 5, the representatives referred to in paragraph 1 at the request of the institution approved by the head of the managing authority. III. Meetings of the Committee shall be convened by the managing authority 8 Committee meeting twice a year. 9. meetings of the Committee For the time and place notified in writing no later than 15darbdien before the relevant meeting. 10. the managing authority shall convene additional meetings after the Committee's Chairman or at the request of a member of the Committee. Additional hearing date is determined by the Chairman of the Committee within 15 working days after receipt of a written request. About the Committee meeting time and place notified in writing no later than 15 working days before the meeting. 11. the Committee shall be chaired by the Chairman of the Committee. The Chairman of the Committee in the absence of his duties shall be the Vice-Chairman of the Committee. 12. The members of the Committee and the members of the Advisory right is the right to authorize another person to replace them in separate Committee meetings. 13. Person authorised to replace the Member of the Committee is to vote on the mandate, given time, if the Chairman of the Committee is submitted to the relevant institutions in the written authorization. 14. The Chairman of the Committee, and other members of the Committee, no later than five working days before the meeting by written agreement with the Chairman of the Committee, the Committee may invite experts to participate in the hearing, which is not a member of the Committee. 15. the Committee's views on the official Committee hearing to examine the questions the media shall notify the Chairman of the Committee or the Chairman of the Committee appointed a representative of the managing authority. IV. Committee meeting agendas and documents 16. Managing Authority no later than 15 working days before the meetings of the Committee shall send the Committee meeting agenda and meeting documents results in members and members with advisory capacity. 17. members of the Committee and the members of the Advisory rights no later than 10 working days before the Committee meeting may be submitted in writing to the Chairman of the Committee opinions on the rules referred to in paragraph 16 of the document. 18. the managing authority shall draw up a statement of the members of the Committee and members of the Advisory opinion rendered by the right and not later than five working days before the relevant meeting electronically to the members of the Committee. During the Committee meeting the Chairman of the Committee and the members of the Committee shall assess the opinions, comments and decide on the hearing of the Committee pending the provision referred to in paragraph 16 of the document. 19. a member of the Committee has the right to propose additional issues for the Committee hearing, no later than five working days before the meeting by submitting a written application to the President of the Committee. The application shall set out the additional matter to justify its inclusion and the Committee meeting agenda. 20. the managing authority shall assess the provisions of paragraph 19 of the aforementioned application and adopt a decision on the inclusion of additional questions the Committee meeting agenda. If necessary, the managing authority shall decide on the inclusion in the agenda of the meetings, which were submitted after the deadline. The Chairman of the Committee, no later than three working days before the meeting of the Committee for the inclusion of additional questions the Committee meeting agenda shall inform the members of the Committee. 21. at the proposal of the Chairman, the members of the Committee may agree on other transmission of documents and the time limits for the proceedings, but the duration may not be less than five working days. V. decision making Committee 22 is valid if its sitting on two-thirds of the voting members of the Committee and their authorized persons. 23. the Committee shall act by a simple majority, a vote. If the number of votes allocated to the same ("about" equal to "to" and "abstain"), the Chairman shall have a casting vote. 24. If a member of the Committee, the Member or members in an advisory capacity to the observer does not agree with the decision of the Committee, he has the right to require that the minutes of the meeting of the Council shall be recorded in the different views of her. 25. On matters that are not included in the meetings of the Committee or the Committee for additional meeting agenda, the Committee may adopt decisions by written procedure according to paragraph 26 of these regulations. 26. The adoption of the decision in a written procedure is the following: 26.1. the managing authority and the Chairman of the Committee transmitted electronically to the Committee members and members with consultative rights draft decision and decision making necessary documents;
26.2. the members of the Committee and the members of the Advisory rights of 15darbdien receiving the draft decision shall be notified in writing of the objections or proposals concerning the draft decision;
16.3. If, within that period an objection or proposal have been received, the decision shall be deemed to have been adopted;
16.4. If objections have been received or proposals, the managing authority within three working days, as well as prepare statement indicates whether the complaint or has been taken into account in the proposal or rejected, clarify the draft decision and statement electronically and clarify the draft decision to the members of the Committee;
26.5. members of the Committee and members in an advisory capacity in the five working days following this rule 16.4. document referred to in the receipt in writing of the objections or proposals concerning the draft decision specified. The Chairman of the Committee three working days evaluate the received proposals and objections and adopt the final decision;
16.5. the managing authority within three working days prepare a draft decision. The draft decision shall be signed by the Chairman and the Secretary of the Committee. The managing authority signed the decision within two working days, send to the members of the Committee;

16.6. If the decision is taken, the Chairman of the Committee shall decide on the convocation of the Committee additional meeting. 27. members of the Committee at the proposal of the Chairman of the Committee may agree on other decision-making procedures the time writing, but the duration may not be less than five working days. Vi. Committee meeting Protocol 28. Meetings of the Committee shall indicate the Committee meeting attendees, agendas, decisions, as well as the divergent opinions and the results of the vote. 29. the managing authority shall prepare the meetings of the Committee and the draft Protocol not later than 10 working days after the Committee meeting electronically sent to the Committee members and members with advisory capacity. The members of the Committee within 10 working days of the receipt of the draft protocol submitted objections or proposals on the draft Protocol. The managing authority shall assess the proposals and objections and five working days shall take a decision on the objection and the proposal for inclusion in the minutes of the hearing of the Committee. 30. If the objection deadline and proposal have been received, the Protocol shall be deemed to have been approved. 31. the Committee Approved the minutes of the proceedings of the signature by the Chairman of the Committee and the Secretary. The Protocol signed by the managing authority within five working days shall send to the members of the Committee, the members of the Advisory and observer members. Prime Minister-Minister of economy, Finance Minister a. Štokenberg-regional development and local Government Minister m. kučinskis