The Rules Of The European Economic Area Financial Instrument And The Norwegian Government In Bilateral Financial Instrument Management, Implementation, Monitoring, Control And Evaluation System

Original Language Title: Noteikumi par Eiropas Ekonomikas zonas finanšu instrumenta un Norvēģijas valdības divpusējā finanšu instrumenta vadības, īstenošanas, uzraudzības, kontroles un novērtēšanas sistēmu

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Specified, the Latvian journal 06.01.2006. Nr. 4 (3372) Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 852 in 2005 in Riga on 8 November (pr. Nr. 65 27. §) rules on the European economic area financial instrument and the Norwegian Government in bilateral financial instrument management, implementation, monitoring, control and evaluation system Issued under the Cabinet of Ministers Act article 14 equipment, first paragraph, point 3 i. General questions 1. European economic area (EEA) financial instruments and the Norwegian Government in bilateral financial instrument (financial instruments) in the management, implementation, monitoring, control and evaluation procedures management of financial instruments, the parties, the rights, obligations, implementable project types, as well as project review, approval and implementation procedures.
2. Selection of projects and the financial instrument for the allocation of funds and the use with: 2.1. the law "on the Treaty on the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic membership in the European economic area ';
2.2. the laws of the Republic of Latvia to the requirements of the procurement, budgetary and financial control;
2.3. the memorandum of understanding on the European economic area financial instrument for implementation of the 2004-2009 between the Republic of Iceland, the Principality of Liechtenstein, the Kingdom of Norway and the Republic of Latvia (approved by Cabinet of Ministers on 16 November 2004, regulations no 948 "of the memorandum of understanding on the European economic area financial instrument for implementation of the 2004-2009 between the Republic of Iceland, the Principality of Liechtenstein, the Kingdom of Norway and the Republic of Latvia");
2.4. the memorandum of understanding for the Norwegian Government in the implementation of the bilateral financial instruments 2004-2009, created under the 14 October 2003 agreement between the Kingdom of Norway and the European Community on a Norwegian Government bilateral financial instruments 2004-2009, between the Kingdom of Norway and the Republic of Latvia (approved by Cabinet of Ministers of 9 November 2004, regulations no 924 ", a memorandum of understanding for the Norwegian Government in the implementation of the bilateral financial instruments 2004-2009. that have been created under the 14 October 2003 agreement between the Kingdom of Norway and the European Community on a Norwegian Government bilateral financial instruments 2004-2009, between the Kingdom of Norway and the Republic of Latvia ");
2.5. The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) in financial instruments established the Office (hereinafter the Office) and the EEA financial instrument developed by the Committee and approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway on the implementation of the guidelines and the financial instrument for the project application form the information contained in the.
3. management of financial instruments provide: 3.1 national managing authority (hereinafter referred to as the managing authority);
3.2. Central Finance and Contracting Agency (hereinafter the Agency);
3.3. the payment institution;
3.4. intermediate bodies;
3.5. the programme managers;
3.6. grant scheme managers;
3.7. the beneficiaries;
3.8. the Supervisory Committee;
3.9. the Management Committee.
II. Managing Authority 4. The managing authority shall be responsible for: 4.1. grant agreements. Grant agreement is an agreement that is made between the Republic of Latvia and EEA financial instrument Committee of individual project, program or grant scheme for the use of the EFTA States the terms and conditions, or between the Republic of Latvia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway on the individual project, program or grant scheme for the Norwegian national features and conditions of use;
4.2. the supervisory and management committees, and management;
4.3. the decisions of the Steering Committee of the individual projects, programs, and grant scheme application rejection or approval before they are sent to the Office;
4.4. application of the project collection and submission of the Office together with the developed by the managing authority;
4.5. the project management and implementation of the organisation;
4.6. effective and efficient use of available resources and its control;
4.7. reporting to the Office about perceived discrepancies;
4.8. the flow scheme of financial instruments a financial instrument to ensure the implementation of the participating institutions;
4.9. the agencies submit feature request and approval of the progress report before submitting it to the paying authority;
4.10. the total current year's monitoring report on the implementation of the projects introduced by means of financial instruments, as well as on the monitoring report sent to the Office;
4.11. information on the allocation to the provision of access and publicity.
5. the functions carried out by the Managing Authority Ministry of finance. The head of the managing authority is the Ministry of finance, the Secretary of State.
6. the Agency shall perform the following functions: 6.1. in cooperation with the managing authority in development cooperation project with intermediate and individual beneficiaries of the project or program and grant scheme for keepers;
6.2. cooperation agreements concluded with the intermediate and the beneficiary of the financing for the implementation of individual projects, the programme managers of the implementation of the programme and the grant scheme the operator of grant schemes;
6.3. in accordance with the cooperation agreements concluded in the monitored individual projects, programs and grants scheme;
6.4. the managing authority shall provide information on the implementation of the projects identified discrepancies;
6.5. check individual project funding recipient, grant scheme managers and program managers (managers) of financial instruments submitted requests for funds (hereinafter funds requested) and justification document proving payment regulations (hereinafter referred to as the justification documents);
4.1. examine the intermediate progress report approved by managers and individual project funding recipients;
6.7. submit payment requests to the authority the means and the head of the managing authority's approved progress reports.
III. Payment Authority payment authority 7 perform the following functions: 7.1 opening and servicing financial instruments accounts;
7.2. ensure no unused funds or under the reimbursement of expenditure;
7.3. certified features requests and quarterly with the head of the managing authority approved the progress report submitted by the Office;
7.4. payments after receipt of the funds from the Office.
8. Payment institution has the right to request from that rule 3.1, 3.2 and 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 and 3.7 said authorities in supporting documents required for feature request certification process.
9. payment authority functions carried out by the Treasury.
IV. Intermediate Intermediate 10 functions directly in the national regulatory authorities which are responsible for this rule 2.3 and 2.4 (B) referred to the priorities set out in the annexes to: 10.1. Ministry of the environment, on the priorities of the "environmental protection" and "sustainable development";
10.2. The Ministry of culture, of the priority "for European cultural heritage";
10.3. The Ministry of health, a priority in the "health";
10.4. The children and Family Affairs Ministry — a priority "children with special needs (children with disabilities);
10.5. The Ministry of education and science, on the priorities of the "human resources development and education" and "academic studies";
10.6. Ministry of Internal Affairs — a priority "Schengen";
10.7. The Ministry of Justice, on the priorities of the "Justice" and "technical assistance";
10.8. Regional development and Municipal Affairs Ministry — priority "regional policy and the development of economic activities ' and ' cross-border cooperation".
11. Intermediate performs the following functions: 11.1. upon the invitation of the managing authority delegated representatives to the membership of the supervisory and management committees;
11.2. industry in collaboration with the competent ministries of the Steering Committee within the tender regulation develop individual project submissions to the selection;
11.3. the tender regulation development and evaluation criteria used in evaluating the quality of administrative and project compliance, as well as compliance with program or grant schemes, specifics of the programme approved and implemented project (hereinafter referred to as the komponentprojekt) or 46 of these regulations to the appropriate grant scheme approved and implemented small scale project (subproject) submission to the selection, if the intermediate is the operator;
11.4. the issued individual project submissions in open competitions, and places the information in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Latvia, the two largest newspapers in Latvia and its website on the internet and other media, if requested by the Office;
11.5. prepare and submit for the approval of the Management Committee of the project on the individual order project submission Evaluation Commission, as well as chairing the evaluation work of the Commission;

11.6. the decision on the individual project submissions sent or reject to correcting it if the project repeated hearing does not correspond to the administrative compliance evaluation criteria (annex 1), as well as provide recommendations for consideration by the Management Committee;
7.3. If the application is rejected, according to the procedures laid down in these rules, within five working days of receipt of the information from the managing authority shall send the draft to the applicant justified individual refusal;
11.8. within five working days of receipt of the information from the managing authority shall inform the applicant of the individual project EEA financial instrument or of the Committee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway approved individual projects;
7.4. the review and approval of the operator and individual project progress submitted by beneficiaries of accounts;
11.10. the priorities within the compiled and submitted to the managing body of the operator and individual project reports submitted by the beneficiaries during the year monitoring reports;
11.11. the discrepancy and report on them to the managing authority;
11.12. assess and forward the matter to the Management Committee of the operator and individual project reports submitted by the beneficiaries of the grant contract amendment requests;
11.13. released by unwarranted expenses, if the intermediate is the beneficiary;
11.14. inform the public about available funds and financial instruments projects implemented through these means, given the priority in which the authority under paragraph 10 of these rules shall be carried out its functions.
12. the competent Ministry of industry within the meaning of this provision is that the Ministry has jurisdiction over this rule 2.3 and 2.4 (B) referred to in the annexes to the priorities defined in the framework and not take the subpriority intermediate functions given priority.
13. the competent line ministries performs the following functions: 13.1. at the invitation of the managing authority delegated representatives to the membership of the supervisory and management committees;
13.2. individual projects participate in the application of the competition rules in the drafting of this provision concerned 2.3 and 2.4. Bpielikumo referred to the priority;
13.3. the representatives delegated membership: 13.3.1. intermediate evaluation Commission established in individual project submissions for evaluation;
13.3.2. the operator's Evaluation Commission created in komponentprojekt and evaluation of application of subprojects.
14. the competent Ministry of industry functions take the following direct public administration institutions: 14.1. the Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
14.2. the Ministry of the economy;
14.3. the special task Minister for society integration Affairs Secretariat;
14.4. the Ministry of agriculture;
14.5. This provision is directly referred to in paragraph 10 of the national regulatory authorities, which does not carry out its functions in the respective priority.
15. the intermediate body and the competent ministries of the sector have the right to: 15.1. priority where the paragraph 10 of these rules or by intermediary organisations in which they are competent in the sector of the Ministry, prepare a program or grant scheme submissions in accordance with the provisions referred to in point 2.5 of the requirements and submit them to the managing body, indicating programmes or grant scheme the operator of which applicants will be approved after checking with the Office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway or by the Office and the Committee of EEA financial instrument;
15.2. to prepare individual project submissions, providing independent expertise in the assessment of individual project submissions, if the intermediate or the competent Ministry of industry has submitted an application in respect of the priority that it according to this provision, paragraph 10 shall be carried out its functions, or in which it is competent in the industry Ministry.
V. beneficiaries 16. Beneficiary is a Government or local government authority, the institution or agency of a State or local education authority is established, the scientific authority of the State, government agency, Association, Foundation or corporation that in the Republic of Latvia is created and registered as a legal entity and individual project, sub-project komponentprojekt or the application has been approved in accordance with the procedure laid down in these provisions.
17. Komponentprojekt or sub-project beneficiary can also be a natural person.
18. Individual project funding recipient provides the financial instrument for the implementation of individual projects financed under the cooperation agreement concluded with the IB and agencies. Komponentprojekt or beneficiary subproject provides the financial instrument for the implementation of the project funded under this agreement for the implementation of the project concluded with the question if the grant scheme operators.
Vi. Application and grant schemes, the operator introduced programme 19 program operator, taking the financial responsibility for the implementation of the programme in accordance with the provisions referred to in point 2.5 of the guidelines and the conclusion of the cooperation agreement.
20. Grant Scheme introduced grant scheme operator, taking the financial responsibility for the grant scheme in accordance with the rules referred to in point 2.5 of the guidelines and the conclusion of the cooperation agreement.
21. Intermediate bodies or the competent Ministry of industry recommends that the managing authority their programmes or managers of the scheme of grants for applicants. The managing authority of the said Tenderer shall be coordinated with the Office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway or by the Office and the Committee of EEA financial instrument.
22. the operator may perform the functions of the institutions of the European Union structural funds or grants scheme operator, or other institutions that have established appropriate internal control system, as evidenced by the attached application to the independent audit report carried out by the audit firm or a National Administration Department of internal audit findings.
23. The operator shall perform the following functions: 23.1. in accordance with the internal control framework for the regulatory laws, establish and maintain a system of internal control;
23.2. in cooperation with the development of its draft Treaty on komponentprojekt or the implementation of sub-projects and their accordance with the managing authority;
23.3. conclude a cooperation agreement with the Agency and its programs or grants for the implementation of the scheme;
14.5. implement program or grant schemes under this provision, 2.3., 2.4., and the documents referred to in point 2.5, the grant agreement and the cooperation agreement;
14.6. design contest rules and evaluation criteria used in evaluating the quality of administrative and project compliance, as well as compliance with program or grant scheme-specific, komponentprojekt or subproject application selection;
14.7. issued komponentprojekt or subproject application in open competitions, taking account of the Office, the EEA financial instrument or of the Committee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway instructions;
14.7. create komponentprojekt or subproject application Evaluation Commission and controls its work;
14.8. based on the evaluation, the recommendation of the Commission, shall decide on the application of the komponentprojekt sub-project approval or rejection, and five working days shall notify this decision to the komponentprojekt or sub-projects and the Steering Committee;
14.9. prepare progress reports, coordinate them with the IB and transmitted to the agency according to the grant agreement and in cooperation with the requirements laid down in the Treaty;
23.10. prepare annual monitoring reports and submit them to intermediate;
23.11. collect, examine, approve and forward to the Agency the funds requested and the justification documents submitted by komponentprojekt or sub-project beneficiaries;
23.12. According to the concluded contract and grant collaboration agreement using funds transferred;
23.13. the discrepancy and report on them, as well as managing authority sends a copy of its report;
23.14. follow the publicity requirements for komponentprojekt or children;
23.15. recover and repay the unjustified expenses incurred;
23.16. the delineation of functions, if the operator is intermediate.
VII. 24. The Monitoring Committee the Monitoring Committee shall carry out the following functions: 24.1. in accordance with the regulations of the Supervisory Committee regularly monitored the approved individual projects, grant schemes and programmes;
24.2. evaluate suggestions and decide on the distribution of funds between the change of priorities set out in this rule 2.3 and 2.4 (B) referred to in the annexes;
24.3. evaluate the managing authorities prepare for the total current year monitoring reports and approve it before sending it to the Office;
15.2. evaluate financial instruments available under spending efficiency and effectiveness.
25. the head of the managing authority shall approve the composition of the Monitoring Committee. The Monitoring Committee shall operate in accordance with its approved Charter. The Supervisory Committee shall be chaired by a representative of the managing authority. The managing authority shall provide the Secretariat of the Monitoring Committee.
26. the composition of the Monitoring Committee, respecting the principle of gender equality, include representatives with voting rights from: 26.1. managing authority;
26.2. the Agency;

26.3. the intermediate body and the competent ministries of the sector;
26.4. the planning region development councils.
27. the Supervisory Committee shall participate in the work of the payment institutions, associations or Foundation, as well as representatives of the social partners in an advisory capacity.
28. where necessary, the managing authority shall be invited to participate in the work of the Monitoring Committee in an advisory capacity, representatives of the Office, as well as the program or grant scheme managers.
VIII. 29. Management Committee Steering Committee headed by the financial instrument for the implementation of the projects financed. The Steering Committee has the following tasks: 29.1. to examine individual projects, programs, and grant scheme applications and provide recommendations to the managing authority for the approval of the application, if they are appropriate means of financial instruments, or refusing it. Intermediate representative or the competent representative of the Ministry of industry, which has submitted an application, do not have the right to participate in relevant intermediate or consideration of the application of the Ministry of industry Management Committee;
29.2. to identify individual projects call for proposals application development timelines, evaluate and approve these regulations;
3. evaluate and approve the submission of sub-project komponentprojekt the tender regulations;
29.4. the cooperation agreement project sample (also the amendments), which the Agency concluded with intermediate and: 29.4.1. individual project funding recipients;
29.4.2. program managers;
29.4.3. grant scheme operators;
29.5. to consider and approve the operator and individual project reports submitted by the beneficiaries, with the intermediate agreed amendments to the agreement of the grant requests. Further amendments to the Treaty on the approval of the grant takes place according to the rules referred to in chapters IX and X of the individual project, program or grant scheme application approval procedure.
30. the composition of the Management Committee shall approve the head of the managing authority. The Steering Committee shall operate in accordance with its approved Charter. The Steering Committee is headed by a representative of the managing authority. The managing authority shall provide the Secretariat of the Management Committee.
31. the Management Committee shall, subject to the principle of gender equality, include representatives with voting rights from: 19.3. managing authority;
31.2. the Agency;
31.3. the intermediate body and the competent ministries of the sector;
19.5. the planning region development councils.
32. the Steering Committee shall participate in the work of payment institutions, associations or Foundation, as well as representatives of the social partners in an advisory capacity.
33. If necessary, the managing authority shall be invited to participate in the work of the Steering Committee of representatives from the Bureau in an advisory capacity, as well as the program or grant scheme managers.
IX. consideration of the individual project approval and implementation 34. Individual project is local, regional or national level, to be implemented with the common goal of the project, and the project of the financial instruments, the amount of funds requested in accordance with the provisions referred to in point 2.5 of the guidelines may not be less than 250000 euros.
35. Individual project submissions shall be submitted, examined and approved in this order: 21.8. the managing authority shall inform the IB of the possibilities to launch individual project submissions open invitations to tender;
35.2. the Management Committee within the intermediate sector in cooperation with the competent ministries in the development of individual project submissions contest rules and submit it for consideration and approval of the Management Committee;
35.3. intermediate bodies shall issue individual invitations to tender the project application and information about opportunities to submit individual project submissions placed in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Latvia, the two largest newspapers in Latvia and its website on the internet. Before the open invitations to tender their text and publication procedure should be harmonised with the managing authority and the Bureau;
35.4. the individual project, the applicant shall prepare and submit its application to the individual project according to the requirements of this provision of the documents referred to in point 2.5 and contest rules;
22.1. to evaluate individual project submissions, creates and directs its evaluation Commission. The Evaluation Commission also participates in the work of the competent representatives of the Ministry of industry. If the intermediate application individual project presented its advertised an open competition, and then to assess the submissions received, it shall ensure that the independent expert evaluation Commission in the attraction. Evaluation of the work of the Commission may participate as observers, the Office of the Agency, society, Foundation and representatives of the managing authority;
35.6. evaluation of individual projects submitted by the Commission to evaluate the applications according to the project the administrative eligibility criteria (annex 1), quality criteria (annex 2), and specific evaluation criteria (if any are defined in the call for proposals), ranked in order of priority according to the applications of valuation process the resulting ratings and decide on individual project submissions: 35.6.1. individual projects sent to the applicant for rectification if the individual project submissions do not meet one or more of the administrative compliance evaluation criteria (annex 1);
35.6.2. suggestions for consideration by the Steering Committee and sent to the managing authority (both paper and electronic form) together with the intermediate evaluation Commission of the Protocol on the application of the conformity of the project contest rules, established evaluation criteria and industry regulatory documents;
22.2. the managing authority shall collect the individual project submissions and submit it (electronic form) for consideration by the Steering Committee. The Steering Committee reviewed the said application shall provide recommendations to the managing authority for project approval submissions, if they are appropriate means of financial instruments, or refusing it;
22.2. based on the recommendation of the Management Committee, the managing authority shall take a decision on the individual project approval or rejection of the application and the relevant decision within five working days, inform the IB. Intermediate within five working days of receipt of the information from the managing authority shall inform the applicant of the project, if a project is rejected;
22.3. where the managing authority shall take a decision on the application by the individual project approval by the managing authority of the individual project submissions, together with the grounds developed shall be sent to the Office, and the Office shall be submitted to the Committee in the EEA financial instrument or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway, the final decision on the individual project approval or rejection of the application.
36. If the individual project submissions is sent to the applicant an individual project to fine-tune the appearance and repeatedly confirmed these rules referred to in paragraph 35. If the individual projects reviewed the application does not comply with project administrative compliance evaluation criteria (annex 1), the individual project submissions deemed inappropriate, and its five working days, send to the applicant a reasonable individual draft refusal, indicating the specific administrative compliance evaluation criteria or criteria not met.
37. where the managing authority from the EEA financial instrument or of the Committee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway shall receive a reasonable refusal on the implementation of individual projects, the managing authority within five working days, inform the IB, and IB's five working days of receipt of the information from the managing authority shall notify the applicant for individual projects.
38. following affirmative answer from the EEA financial instrument or of the Committee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway on the application of individual project managing authority within five working days of sending information on approved individual project submissions intermediate and intermediate within five working days of receipt of the information from the managing authority shall send the draft to the applicant.
39. the managing authority, in cooperation with the Office of the development grant agreement and in accordance with the law "on international treaties of the Republic" shall submit it to the Cabinet for approval. After the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Latvia, the Treaty grants on the signing, on behalf of the head of the managing authority.
40. After the grant agreement is signed, the Agency, in cooperation with the managing authority in development cooperation project with the funding recipient and intermediary organisations in the implementation of the individual projects and submit it to the Management Coordination Committee. After consulting the Management Committee the Agency concluded a cooperation agreement with the beneficiary of the financing and intermediate.
41. The beneficiary, in accordance with the cooperation agreement: 25.5. implemented individual projects and payments to individual project Executive in accordance with individual project submissions and concluded the purchase contract;
41.2. proof of service of the statement or receipt of supplies or works according to the individual project;

41.3. prepare and not more frequently than quarterly to submit feature request in the Agency together with the source documents and the intermediate progress report approved;
25.7. prepare and submit annually its required in its annual monitoring report for the preparation of the necessary information on the implementation of the project;
25.8. individual project accounts;
25.8. provide funds or used the inadequate expense tracking and reimbursement;
25.9. provide publicity requirements for individual projects.
42. the Agency, in accordance with the cooperation agreement: 42.1. check progress submitted by beneficiaries of the financing statement which confirmed intermediate bodies;
26.2. the verification of the means of funding requests made to cover expenditure (along with the source documents);
26.3. submit quarterly payment authority the managing authority the Manager approved the progress reports and feature requests.
43. the paying authority certifies and verifies the Agency submitted requests for funds and quarterly forward it to the Office together with the head of the managing authority's approved progress reports.
44. After receipt of the funds from the Office's payment authority payment within 15 working days of individual project funding recipient.
Programs and grants x scheme review, approval and implementation of the program has 45. local, regional or national level, a set of komponentprojekt be implemented with common purpose in accordance with the provisions referred to in point 2.5 of the guidelines.
46. the Grant Scheme is the method in which the Government or local authorities, bodies or agencies, State or municipal educational institutions, founded the national scientific institutions, government agencies, associations and foundations, as well as the financial instruments granted the Corporation funds small-scale projects in accordance with the provisions referred to in point 2.5 of the guidelines. Grant scheme consists of several subprojects. One subproject (except this rule 2.3 and 2.4 (C) referred to in the annexes to the special support subprojects) requested amount of financial instruments may not be greater than 50000 euros.
47. the application or grant scheme application (hereinafter applications) shall be submitted, examined and approved in this order: 29.3. the managing authority shall inform the competent intermediate and industry Ministry about ways to submit submissions;
47.2. the applicant shall prepare and submit to the leading authority submissions according to this provision, the documents referred to in point 2.5. requirements, including application komponentprojekt or subproject assessment criteria and the composition of the Commission evaluation within the institutions and bodies;
47.3. the managing authority shall evaluate submissions according to administrative compliance evaluation criteria (annex 1) and submit it (electronic form) for consideration by the Management Committee;
47.4. the Steering Committee after the consideration of the application, provide recommendations to the managing authority for the approval of the application, if they are appropriate means of financial instruments, or refusing it;
29.5. based on the recommendation of the Management Committee, the managing authority shall take a decision on the approval or rejection of the application and the relevant decision within five working days notify the applicant;
47.6. If the managing authority shall take a decision on the approval of the application, the managing authority an application together with the grounds developed shall be sent to the Office, and the Office shall be submitted to the Committee in the EEA financial instrument or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway, the final decision on the approval or rejection of the application.
48. If the managing authority from the EEA financial instrument or of the Committee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway shall receive a reasonable refusal of application deployment, managing authority within five working days after receipt of the refusal shall so inform the applicant.
49. the managing authority within five working days after the application for approval from the EEA financial instrument or of the Committee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway sends the information to the applicant on the approved application.
50. Following the receipt of the approved application, the applicant shall develop komponentprojekt or sub-project application competition rules. The Charter after the grant agreement is signed by a Management Committee is hereby approved.
51. the managing authority, in cooperation with the Office of the development grant agreement and in accordance with the law "on international treaties of the Republic" shall submit it to the Cabinet for approval. After the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Latvia, the Treaty grants on the signing, on behalf of the head of the managing authority.
52. After the grant agreement is signed, the Agency, in cooperation with the managing authority in development cooperation project with the operator and its on or grant schemes and submit it to the Management Coordination Committee. After consulting the Management Committee the Agency concluded a cooperation agreement with the operator and intermediary organisations.
53. Komponentprojekt or subproject application (hereinafter referred to as the project application) shall be submitted, examined and approved in this order: 53.1. the operator shall issue a public tender for the project submission;
53.2. requesting the project prepares a project application and submit it for evaluation according to the operator this provision 2.5. documents referred to and contest rules requirements;
53.3. to assess the project submissions, the operator shall establish and manage the Evaluation Commission. Evaluation of the work of the Commission concerned shall participate in the intermediate sector of the Ministry and the competent representatives. Evaluation of the work of the Commission may participate as observers, the Office of the Agency, society, Foundation and representatives of the managing authority;
53.4. evaluation the Commission shall assess the application of the project submitted under the grant agreement concluded in the evaluation criteria;
13. after the submission of the project evaluation the Evaluation Commission: 53.5.1. the operator, on the basis of the evaluation, the recommendation of the Commission, shall decide on the application of the project approval or rejection and inform the Steering Committee of the decision taken;
53.5.2. grant scheme, the operator on the basis of the recommendations of the Commission of the assessment and analysis of the eligibility of the expenditure planned for the intended purpose, shall take a decision on the application of the project approval, rejection or contract negotiations. According to the results of the negotiations of the contract grant scheme, the operator shall take a decision on the rejection of the application or project approval and shall inform the Management Committee of the decision taken. The decision on approval of the application, the project grant scheme, the operator specifies the maximum amount of the grant, the eligible expenditure;
53.6. the operator shall, within five working days of the project informed the applicant of the decision taken and sent to the managing authority the decision for each project submitted for the approval of the application and the assessment Commission of the Protocol on the application of project evaluation.
54. Where the application does not meet the evaluation criteria, the operator shall send it to the project the applicant to remedy the non-compliance found or required to provide all necessary information or further clarification on project submission. Application of the project repeatedly examined and approved the rules of procedure referred to in paragraph 53. If the project application consideration does not meet the evaluation criteria for project submissions deemed inappropriate and the operator shall within five working days, send to the applicant a reasoned draft refusal.
55. The operator shall, in cooperation with its development project on the komponentprojekt of the contract or the implementation of sub-projects. After approval of the application, the project manager with the sub-project komponentprojekt the applicant contracts for implementing the project.
56. the funding recipient under the agreement for the implementation of the project: 56.1. implement projects and payments project Executive in accordance with the project application and conclusion of the purchase contract;
56.2. proof of service of the statement or receipt of supplies or carrying out work under the project;
56.3. prepare and not more frequently than quarterly to submit feature request to the operator, together with the source documents and information on the progress of the implementation of the project;
56.4. prepare and submit annually to the operator requested that the current year's monitoring report for the preparation of the necessary information on the implementation of the project;
56.5. take a full accounting of the project;
56.6. ensure expenditure or expenditure not eligible to perform accounting and reimbursement.
57. in accordance with the cooperation agreement, the operator shall compile the reports submitted by the beneficiaries of the funds the request together with the source documents and information on the progress made with implementing a project, check it, approve and submit to the Agency, together with the operator's training and intermediate bodies approved the progress report.
58. the Agency, in accordance with the cooperation agreement: 58.1. check progress reports submitted by the operator, which confirmed intermediate bodies;

58.2. examination of features requests made by the beneficiaries to cover (along with the source documents);
58.3. submit quarterly payment authority the managing authority the Manager approved the progress reports and feature requests.
59. the paying authority certifies and verifies the Agency submitted requests for funds and quarterly forward it to the Office together with the head of the managing authority approved progress reports.
60. In accordance with the provisions referred to in point 2.5 of the guidelines the beneficiary receives payments within 15 working days after receipt of the payment by the Office.
XI. Special support form 61. the responsible authority shall ensure that these rules 2.3 and 2.4 (C) referred to in the annexes to the special support form, do the following: 61.1. According to internal control framework regulatory laws, establish and maintain a system of internal control;
61.2. develop the draft Treaty on the implementation of the sub-projects;
38.1. the cooperation agreement concluded with the Agency about the grant scheme;
61.4. grant scheme introduced under this provision, 2.3., 2.4., and the documents referred to in point 2.5, the grant agreement and the cooperation agreement;
61.5. design contest rules and evaluation criteria for selecting application of sub-projects;
61.6. issue a subproject application in open competitions, taking account of the Office, the EEA financial instrument or of the Committee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway instructions;
38.3. the subproject application creates the Evaluation Commission and controls its work;
38.4. According to the evaluation criteria evaluated submissions and submit the opinion of subprojects for the Evaluation Commission;
61.9. takes decisions on the subproject application approval or rejection on the basis of the evaluation of the recommendations of the Commission, within five working days and shall notify the applicant and the subproject Steering Committee;
61.10. According to the grant agreement and cooperation requirements in the contract, prepare progress reports and forward them to the Agency;
No 61.11. prepare annual monitoring reports and submit them to the managing body;
No 61.12. collect, examine, approve and forward to the Agency the funds requested and the justification documents presented by the beneficiary of sub-projects;
No 61.13. According to the concluded contract and grant collaboration agreement using funds transferred;
61.14. transfers the funds to the beneficiaries;
61.15. finds discrepancies and report on them to the managing authority;
61.16. recover and repay the unjustified expenses incurred;
61.17. prepare grant requests for the amendment of the contract and forward it for consideration by the Steering Committee;
61.18. follow the publicity requirements for children;
61.19. inform the public about the projects implemented through financial instruments.
62. Non-governmental organizations grant scheme is intended to support associations and foundations, which are carrying out public interest measures related to this rule 2.3 and 2.4. documents referred to in point (B) laid down in the annexes to the priority areas.
63. the non-governmental organization grant scheme functions carried out by the responsible authority of the society integration fund or another institution that meets this provision 22. the requirements referred to in paragraph 1 shall, if requested by the Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway and the EEA financial instrument Committee.
64. Non-governmental organizations grant schemes, the total amount is 10% of the Republic of Latvia on financial instruments available.
65. Project preparation Fund grant scheme, which is intended to provide technical assistance to individual projects, programs and grants scheme in the development of the application of this provision 2.3 and 2.4 (B) referred to in the annexes determine priority areas.
66. Project preparation Fund functions carried out by the responsible authority of the society integration fund or another institution that meets this provision 22. the requirements referred to in paragraph 1 shall, if requested by the Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway and the EEA financial instrument Committee.
67. Project preparation fund a total volume of 1% of the Republic of Latvia on financial instruments available.
68. Project preparation Fund one subproject requested funds in financial instruments must not be less than 5000 Euro and more than 20000 euros.
69. The scholarship grant scheme is intended for the Republic of Latvia and the EFTA countries support this provision 2.3 and 2.4 (B) referred to in the annexes determine priority areas. Such cooperation shall include the possibility of the creation of the Latvian students, teachers, high school, high school and University experts and scholars to study in the EFTA States.
70. the scholarship grant scheme functions carried out by the responsible authority of the Ministry of education and science or other institution that meets this provision 22. the requirements referred to in paragraph 1 shall, if requested by the Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway and the EEA financial instrument Committee.
71. The scholarship grant schemes a total volume of 3% of the Republic of Latvia on financial instruments available.
72. The technical assistance fund is a grant scheme for the provision of technical assistance in the implementation of financial instruments in the implementation of the process — the preparation of the technical documentation, expert help, support specific managing authorities activities and other support measures.
73. A technical assistance fund of the authority does the Ministry of finance.
74. the technical assistance fund, the total amount is 2.5% of the Republic of Latvia on financial instruments available.
75. short-term expert Foundation is a grant scheme which provides for the institution of the Republic of Latvia and the institutions of the Kingdom of Norway in cooperation and knowledge transfer support at all administrative levels 2.4. these provisions in the document referred to in Annex B to priority areas.
76. the Fund's short-term expert function is performed by the responsible authority of the regional development and the Ministry of local government, or other institution that meets this provision 22. the requirements referred to in paragraph 1 shall, if requested by the Office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway.
77. short-term experts the total amount of the Fund's 3.5% of the Republic of Latvia Government of Norway's available bilateral financial instrument.
XII. Financial instrument for the control and audit of 78. This provision 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5 and 3.6 of the institutions referred to in the internal control system provides for the establishment and maintenance of the Republic of Latvia in accordance with the laws and regulations governing the internal control system.
79. Financial instruments financial control and audit within the meaning of these provisions is: 79.1. a random check of the implementation of the project;
79.2. financial instrument management system compliance and effectiveness check;
79.3. random checks on the financial instrument for the project financed by the funds requested.
80. All the authorities which carry out this rule 79. the checks referred to in paragraph shall be submitted to the managing authority a copy of messages on the controls.
81. the operator shall carry out random checks project locations, the managing body shall provide a copy of the report on the inspections carried out, and include the results of the progress report.
82. the Ib that 79.1 and 79.2.. checks shall be carried out referred to in this provision 3.5, 3.6 and 3.7 referred to institutions.
83. the Agency this rule 79.1. and 79.3. checks shall be carried out referred to in this provision 3.5, 3.6 and 3.7 referred to institutions.
84. the managing authority and the paying authority for this rule 79.1. the verification referred to in point 3.7. these provisions referred to authorities, but that rule 79.2 79.3. subparagraph and checks — this provision 3.2, 3.4, 3.5 and 3.6. institutions referred to.
85. The EFTA, the EEA Council of Auditors financial instrument Committee and Latvian State control proposed audits carried out in the EEA financial instrument funded projects and in the management of the EEA financial instrument in the participating institutions. National control of Norway, the Norwegian Foreign Ministry and the Latvian State control proposed audits carried out by the Government of Norway bilateral financial instrument funded projects and the Norwegian Government in bilateral financial instruments in the management of the participating institutions. These audits shall be carried out at this point that the institutions concerned or their authorised auditor companies.
86. This rule 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 and 3.7 referred to institutions and persons under these rules the following functions: 53.5. presented by the project auditors and management of financial instruments linked documents (including electronic form);
86.2. provides access to the premises of the financial documentation and other material values, which relates to the audit;
86.3. provides the necessary document and a copy of the statement;
86.4. provide Auditors information on the projects financed under the financial instrument for the development, implementation and monitoring.
87. the Agency, intermediate and managers to the current lodge January 30, the leading body of the audit plans and reports on the audits carried out during the previous year.

88. the managing authority shall prepare and submit to the Office of the current year's audit plan and a review of financial instruments within the audit tests carried out.
89. With the implementation of the financial instruments project-related documents in the implementation of the project to all the parties involved, for 10 years after completion of the project.
XIII. Financial instrument monitoring 90. Financial instrument for implementing the monitoring, analyzing the financial instrument for the implementation of projects financed and the performance evaluation of the financial resources allocated to project efficiency and developing proposals during project implementation.
91. the Ib in accordance with the provisions referred to in paragraph 2.5 of the guidelines requirements once a year, at the request of the managing authority and the time limit specified, they draw up and submit to the current year's monitoring report on the financial instrument for the implementation of the projects funded, analyzes the financial instrument for the implementation problems and make proposals for improving the implementation of the financial instrument.
92. the managing authority shall compile the reports submitted by the current year intermediate surveillance reports and after approval by the Monitoring Committee shall draw up and submit to the Office the total current year's monitoring report and each project's final report on the implementation of financial instruments.
93. This provision 3.2, 3.3 and 3.4. authorities referred to under these rules shall be submitted for those functions, the leading authority for information about any perceived discrepancies in the management of financial instruments. 3.4. These provisions, 3.5 and 3.6 referred to institutions and persons submit to the leading authority and intermediate body in information about any perceived discrepancies in the implementation of the financial instruments. The managing authority shall make a financial instrument in the management of the non-compliance or irregularities observed records and inform the authority and the payment Office.
XIV. Financial instrument valuation 94. the EEA financial instrument Committee and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway shall have the right on their own initiative or in accordance with a request of the managing authority to organise certain ex-post evaluation of projects. Ex-post evaluation carried out by an independent body, not the supervisory organ or any other participating institution. The institution carrying out the ex-post evaluation of the project, submit a report to the Committee in the EEA financial instrument or the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Prime Minister-Minister of Justice s. Āboltiņ the Minister of finance to the place — Minister of agriculture m. Roze Editorial Note: the entry into force of the provisions by December 3, 2005.
 
 
1. the annex to Cabinet of 8 November 2005, the Regulation No 852 administrative eligibility criteria no PO box
Criteria Yes No 1.
1.1 APPLICATION.
Individual project, program or grant schemes (hereinafter the project) the application is filed within the time limit set in 1.2.
The project application has been drawn up under the Cabinet of Ministers of 8 November 2005, Regulation No 852 of "rules of the European economic area financial instrument and the Norwegian Government in bilateral financial instrument management, implementation, monitoring, control and evaluation system" (hereinafter referred to as the rules) referred to in point 2.5. guidelines and application form for the project, and the project's financing plan has been designed in accordance with the application form to the requirements specified in 1.3.
Project submission form filled into 1.4.
Project submission completed English 1.5.
Filed the requested a copy of the project submission (copy) as well as project submission in electronic form 1.6.
The original application is the project cauršūt (caurauklot) 1.7.
The project is added to the application of the provisions referred to in subparagraph 2.5. application form referred to in annex 1.1.
Project financial statement is made in the euro, and it is accurate and correct arithmetic developed in 1.9.
The project is scheduled to be completed by 2011 30 April 2.
The applicant projects 2.1.
The project applicant is a Government or local government authority, the institution or agency of a State or local education authority is established, the scientific authority of the State, government agency, Association, Foundation or corporation that in the Republic of Latvia is created and registered as legal person 2.2.
The project applicant is not a tax debt of 2.3.
Project submission (receipt) is signed by the project officer of the applicant, the Minister of Finance — Minister of agriculture m. Roze annex 2 Cabinet on 8 November 2005, Regulation No 852 of the quality evaluation criteria no PO box
Criteria for assessment under the assessment's contribution (%)
1. The conformity of the project 1.1.
The project application of and compliance with the memorandum of understanding Bpielikumo down the priority sectors defined in the annexes C and subpriority specific aid forms 1.2 0-5 45.
The project submission complies with the national, regional and local strategic planning documents, 0-2 5.
Rationale of the project 2.1.
Project application based on the selected target group needs or project is defined and justified in the application problem 2.2 0-5 15.
Application of the project shows that reaching a goal, the problem will be solved in the 0-5 2.3.
Project activities are clearly defined, proportionate with the planned implementation timetable and ensure quality results (t.sk. account has been taken of the potential project risks and prerequisites) 0-5 2.4.
Project submissions are clearly shown on a reciprocal linking between project identified problem, defined objectives and planned activities 0-5 2.5.
Planned results, the indicators and the impact of the results are clearly defined, measurable and provide the needs of the target audience (t.sk. is multiplikatīv effect and have displayed their sustainability) 0-5 3.
Project implementation capacity 3.1.
Project submissions are reflected in the project implementation mechanisms (t.sk. is available and the required material and technical base) and the degree of readiness of the project 0-5 20 3.2.
Application of the project demonstrated sufficient technical expertise (knowledge of specific issues to be addressed) and experience in project management in the 0-5 3.3.
The project is clearly indicated in the application, and will be monitoring the implementation of the project 0-5 3.4.
The planned project publicity and information dissemination activities are sufficient and proper 0-5 4.
The estimate for the project, cost justification and effectiveness 4.1.
The requested amount of financial instruments does not exceed the maximum amount of funding 4.2 0-5 20.
The project budget includes expenditure is reasonable and appropriate to the current market prices 0-5 4.3.
Objective has been selected for the cost-effective solution (value for money-the cost-result) 0-5 4.4.
The project's eligible cost items comply with the European Free Trade Association countries established financial instruments developed by the Office and to the European economic area and of the Committee of the financial instrument of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway on the implementation of approved eligible costs set out in the guidelines for the requirements for the 0-5 notes.
1. Every project evaluation item allocate a certain number of points from 1 to 5 according to the following ratings: 1-very weak, weak, 3 2 — — — good middling, 4, 5 — very well.
2. The total project score is calculated as follows: no PO box
Evaluation criteria rating Section of the boundaries of the assessment's contribution (%)
Overall rating = (BxC): 100 D A B C D 1.
Project compliance with 0-10 45 2.
Project justification 0-25 15 3.
Project implementation capacity 0-20 20 4.
The estimate for the project, cost justification and effectiveness 0-20 20 total.
100.
Minister of Finance — Minister of agriculture m. rose