Amendments To The Cabinet Of Ministers Of 20 October 2009 The Regulation No 1209 "procedures For Granting State Aid In The European Union And Open Project Submissions In The Form Of A Competition Event" Modernisation Of Agricultural Holdings "

Original Language Title: Grozījumi Ministru kabineta 2009.gada 20.oktobra noteikumos Nr.1209 "Kārtība, kādā piešķir valsts un Eiropas Savienības atbalstu atklātu projektu iesniegumu konkursu veidā pasākumam "Lauku saimniecību modernizācija""

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 217 in Riga, 2 March 2010 (pr. No 11 55) amendments to the Cabinet of Ministers of 20 October 2009 the Regulation No 1209 "procedures for granting state aid in the European Union and open project submissions in the form of a competition event" modernisation of agricultural holdings "" Issued under the agricultural and rural development Act article 5, fourth paragraph to make the Cabinet of Ministers of 20 October 2009 the Regulation No 1209 "procedures for granting state aid in the European Union and open project submissions in the form of a competition event" modernisation of agricultural holdings "(Latvian journal 2009, no. 170) the following amendments: 1. Express chapter II the following: "(II). the conditions for receiving the aid measure implemented in 4 in Latvia.
5. the applicant is: 5.1 a legal or natural person who produced the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union annex I not referred to in processed agricultural products, with the exception of fisheries products and the breeding of animals that are not covered by the Act of Breeding (agricultural products);
5.2. legal or natural person that plans to launch the production of agricultural products;
5.3. the agricultural service cooperative society, which comply with the regulations for agricultural service cooperatives of sabiedrībuatbilstīb aid evaluation criteria.
6. measures in support of the following activities: 6.1. new equipment investment, technique, equipment, information technology and software purchase and installation, intended for the production of agricultural products and packaging, as well as the cultivation of permanent crops (except strawberries) acquisition of plants;
6.2. production of agricultural products intended for the construction of new structures, existing structures and the necessary building materials for reconstruction. Govkopīb of new animal housing construction aid if the animal accommodation for not less than 50 dairy cows. The condition does not apply to aid applicants, in accordance with the laws and regulations on the procedures for the introduction of "programming rural development plan for the rural development programme 2004-2006, implemented projects ' activities in achieving the" standards ".
7. In one project submission (annex 1) can contain multiple activities.
8. the applicant shall meet the following conditions for receiving public funding: 8.1. the project reaches a particular event target;
8.2. do not replace your assets;
8.3. the project showing support in the application of the economic viability of the applicants according to these rules 10, 11 and 12 point those requirements;
8.4. the calculated state compulsory social insurance contributions for the past year concluded on average one is at least 700 workers. Condition does not apply to applicants for aid, which last year concluded the income from agricultural production are less than 20 000 lats;
8.5. the rules referred to in point 5.2 of the natural person not later than six months after approval of the application, the project obtained the status of authorised economic operator (hereinafter holding).
9. About the asset is not considered a substitution: 9.1 implements, trailers or agricultural technological units (hereinafter referred to as units) purchase, if respected by one of the following conditions: 9.1.1. where a project in acquire implements, trailer or implements complements the existing farm implements, trailers or Assembly park, preserving existing implements, trailers, or Assembly of the unit not less than five years from the date of application to the field support service. Condition does not apply to the existing farm implements, trailers and Assembly units that are older than 10 years (from their release date);
9.1.2. where a project in acquire the technical capacity, the Assembly or production of trailers carrying capacity is at least 25 percent larger than the worn-out farm implements, implements power yield or payload of trailers;
9.2. purchase of equipment, if respected by one of the following conditions: 9.2.1. purchase of equipment in the project production capacity is at least 25 percent larger than the worn-out farm equipment production capacity;
9.2.2. the project in acquire the equipment is purchased in addition to the existing equipment;
9.2.3. the project in acquire equipment or Assembly alters the nature of the production or technology;
9.3. new construction and reconstruction, also simplified reconstruction.
10. application of the project, with a total eligible costs amount to less than 150 000 lats, add: 10.1. simplified business plan, which include a cash flow statement over the years to the application of the draft year, in subsequent years up to the end of the project, and a year after the implementation of the project. 5.2. These provisions the applicant referred in addition to submit cash flow statements for two years following the implementation of the project;
10.2. Overview of the evidence supports the economic viability of the applicant, and the cost of production. The economic viability of the positive cash flow in the project report in the year of application, all project implementation years and years after the implementation of the project. Cash flow statement cash balance at the end of each year is positive. A year after the project income from agricultural production will increase by at least three percent compared to the year of submission of the project or the expenditure reduced by three percent compared to the year of submission of the project. The project attached to the application of the cash flow statement, the production volume and cost of the project in the year of application, in all the years of implementation and a year after the implementation of the project reflects the possibility of implementing project and achieving project goals. 5.2. These provisions the applicants referred to in addition to a summary of the evidence supports the economic viability of the applicant, the planned production volume and cost estimates for two years after the implementation of the project.
11. submission of the project for which the total eligible cost amount is from 150 000 to 500 000 LVL, add:

11.1. a standardized business plan that includes information about the production levels, costs, fixed assets, accounts payable, profit and loss statement, the balance sheet for the last year concluded, the subsequent years up to the end of the project, and a year after the implementation of the project, as well as the cash flow statement over the years to the application of the draft year, in subsequent years up to the end of the project, and a year after the implementation of the project. Cash flow cash balance at the end of each year must be positive;
11.2. Summary of evidence of the economic viability of the applicants last year concluded the project before the application. Support the applicant must meet at least two of the following indicators: 11.2.1. equity to total assets is greater than or equal to 0.20;
11.2.2. working capital ratio of short-term vendor is greater than or equal to 1.00 (from short-term accounts payable deferred revenue are deleted part of the short-term public and financial support of the European Union);
11.2.3. net profit and depreciation amount multiplied by 50 percent the total is greater than or equal to zero;
11.3. a summary of the evidence supports the economic viability of the applicants in the year after the implementation of the project, corresponding to the rule referred to in paragraph 11.2.2. indicator and at least one of these rules or 11.2.3. in paragraph 11.2.1. This indicator, as well as the increase of at least 0.05 one this provision 11.2.1 or 11.2.2.. the aid referred to in the applicant's economic viability indicators, in comparison with the last year before the project entered into the application.
12. the application of the project, with a total eligible cost amount is greater than 500 000 LVL, add: 12.1. business plan, which includes information on: 12.1.1. company history;
12.1.2. the company's management system;
12.1.3. the company's current operations;
12.1.4. company objectives (short-and long-term);
12.1.5. market research;
12.1.6. marketing system;
12.1.7. competition;
12.1.8. cooperation with other partners and with other projects;
12.1.9. production and technological process description;
12.1.10. problems, marked and vulnerabilities;
12.1.11. the necessary investment;
12.1.12. deadlines for implementation of the project (by stages);
12.1.13. production, costs, fixed assets and accounts payable, profit and loss statement, the balance sheet for the last year concluded, the subsequent years up to the end of the project implementation and for three years after the implementation of the project, cash-flow statements over the years about the project the application year, all years and years after the implementation of the project, the cash flow statement for the two subsequent years. Cash flow cash balance at the end of each year must be positive;
12.2. a summary of the evidence supports the economic viability of the applicants last year concluded before the application of the project, meeting at least two of these rules 11.2. indicators referred to;
12.3. a summary of the evidence supports the economic viability of the applicants in the year after the implementation of the project, corresponding to the rule referred to in paragraph 11.2.2. indicator and at least one of these rules or 11.2.3. in paragraph 11.2.1. This indicator, as well as the increase of at least 0.05 one this provision 11.2.1 or 11.2.2.. the aid referred to in the applicant's economic viability indicators, in comparison with the last year before the conclusion of the project the application. "
2. Replace paragraph 13, first sentence, the figure "5.2" with the number "5.3".
3. Supplement with 13.1 and 13.2 points by the following: "13.1 field support service after the project submission acceptance: 1. launch it evaluation 8.1 in accordance with the laws of the State of the European Union and the granting of aid for the development of the rural and fisheries;
13.1 2. its website publishes information on the activities of the financing granted to the card balance, restoring the information at least once a week.
13.2 from the date of implementation of the projects approved for funding reaches 80 percent of the available funding, the rural support service continues to accept project submissions for at least 30 calendar days, collecting and listing the project selection criteria (annex 2). "
4. Make the following point 14:14 "to log in for receiving the aid, support the applicant personally, in paper form or electronic form of a document in accordance with the law on electronic documents (legal person – according to its registered address, physical person, according to the project address) field support regional agricultural administration submitted: 14.1. project application in two copies (if it does not submit to the electronic form of the document in accordance with the law on electronic documents) also, the business plan (simplified business plan, if the total eligible costs of the project amount to less than 150 000 lats, a standardized business plan, if the total eligible costs of the project amount is 150 000 to 500 000 from the lats, or business plan according to this provision, paragraph 12.1. If the eligible cost of the project is greater than 500 000 lats). Field support services at the project tags on submissions received one copy shall be returned to the application, the project supports the applicant;
14.2. the applicant's statement in accordance with the laws of the State of the European Union and the granting of aid for the development of the rural and fisheries;
14.3. passport copy of this rule 23.2. persons referred;
14.4. a credit institution, leasing companies or cooperative credit society credit granting decision (if the project will take credit) together with the project submission, or within six months after the rural support service of the decision on the approval of the project application to the date of its entry into force. The decision shall indicate the creditor and the borrower's property and the loan amount. If the project supports the tenderer intends to invest private money funds, it shall submit the documents that prove the availability of funds;
14.5. the annual accounts for the last year concluded the full set of copies (the original show), with the exception of this rule 5.2. aid referred to applicants;
14.6. the annual income declaration and its annex "revenue from operating activities" for the last year signed copies (the original show), with the exception of this rule 5.2. aid referred to applicants;

9.1. about new construction, reconstruction, acquisition of fixed asset or permanent crops under cultivation installation (plantations), the land registry Department issued a copy of the shore type (the original show) or certificates of land real estate copy (the original show), or a long-term lease contract copies (the original show), registered in the land registry for at least seven years from the date of application for the real estate, which, by implementing the project, intended to build new facilities , to reconstruct the existing premises to set up fixed assets to be inpatient or plantations;
9.2. If the project foresees the installation of plantations-field block map with marked it for planned plantations;
9.3. the procurement procedure of the supporting documents;
14.10. the new construction and reconstruction projects in addition to submit: 14.10.1. the planning and architectural task copies (the original show), if on the date of submission is not approved the technical design;
14.10.2. If for a simplified proof of the reconstruction – maps and plans, copies of documentation (the original show), as well as those prepared by the tenderer;
14.10.3. purchase building materials, accept a construction (technical design stage) or a copy of it (the original show);
14.10.4. accept projects (technical design stage) or a copy of it (the original show), a copy of the building permit (presented in the original);
14.11. the agricultural service cooperative society-information about the members of sales net turnover last year concluded. "
5. Make the following paragraph 16: "16. rural support service of the administrative procedure law and the term of the State revenue service receives information submitted by the applicant for the support of the annual accounts, the annual income statements, payment of taxes and the calculated State social insurance contributions, if the applicant did not provide that information."
6. Make the following point 19:19 ". If the project, listing submissions once the project selection criteria (annex 2), the number of points in the selection is the same, the benefits of receiving public funding is supporting the applicant, which is less a factor-the received public funds from the special pre-accession programme for agriculture and rural development (SAPARD) and the single programming document 4. priorities measures apply to the income from the production of agricultural products last year concluded the project before the application. If both have the same number of points, though, the benefits of receiving public funding is supporting the applicant, which last year concluded there is greater revenue from the production of agricultural products, but, if eligible for support agricultural service cooperative society, the benefits of receiving public funding is a cooperative company with a larger number of members on 31 December of the previous year. "
7. Express 22.2 22.3. such subparagraph. "and:" 22.2. projects that have been submitted to the 2010 December 31, 40 percent of the eligible costs (more than 35 000 lats), relating to the investment of new equipment, technique, equipment, information technology and software purchase and installation, intended for the production of agricultural products (including packaging), and general costs;
22.3. the projects that have been submitted by 31 December 2010, and 25 percent of the eligible costs (more than 35 000 lats), relating to the investment of new equipment, technique, equipment, information technology and software purchase and installation, intended for the production of agricultural products (including packaging), and general costs. Support the applicant who is eligible agricultural service cooperative society member, at least from the previous year before the submission of the project application is December 31, the aid intensity is increased by five percent; ".
8. Make the following paragraph 23: "23. This provision laid down in paragraph 22 the aid intensity increased by 10 percent: 23.1. a natural person, that the application of draft day is younger than 40 years;
23.2. the legal person if a participant who own more than 51 percent holding in the share capital, the project at the date of application is under 40 years of age. "
9. Express 24.2. subparagraph by the following: "the implementation of this rule 24.2.6.1 the activity referred in less-favoured areas are located: 24.2.1. at least 50 percent of these rules 5.1 and 5.2 in support the applicants referred to in the preceding year the single area payments for approved areas;
24.2.2.5.3 this provision of aid referred to in the applicant's registered office (at least one year prior to the application of the draft). "
10. Express 25 and 26 points by the following: "25. Programming period one supports the applicant (except this rule 5.3. aid referred applicants) the total amount of eligible costs may exceed its revenue from the production of agricultural products last year concluded the project before the application not more than three times, and it is not more than 2 800 000 lats. Condition does not apply to applicants for aid, which total amount of eligible costs supported programming period does not exceed 150 000 lats.
26. the applicant (except this rule 5.3. aid referred applicants) programming period the total amount of eligible costs this rule 29.1. production referred to in the purchase of fixed assets not more than 1 400 000 lats. "
11. To complement the chapter IV with 28.1 points as follows: "this rule 28.1 6.1. implementation of activities referred to support the applicant begin no later than six months, but this rule 6.2. implementation of activities referred to in point – not later than nine months after the decision on the approval of the project application to the date of its entry into force."
12. Make a paragraph 29 by the following: "29. Event to the following eligible costs: 29.1. for this new production of fixed assets (including computer software) acquisition:

29.1.1. agricultural tractors, if the tractors in the farm do not exceed a total nominal capacity, calculated as the sum of the nominal power (horsepower),-one horsepower to one hectare of the last single area payment aid applicant's declared acreage and one horsepower for one beef unit, but in the case of potato area (cultural code of up to 820 825), vegetable area (cultural code of up to 840 848) and fruit production areas (cultural code from 910 until 928)-10 horsepower to one hectare of the last single area payment for the declared support of the applicant, the relevant area. Determining beef units, use the State agencies "agricultural data centre" information about the applicant's property supports the existing livestock. Regarding tractors used State technical supervisory agency for information about support of the applicant, the tractors owned less than 10 years (from their release date), as well as data provided by the applicant and publicly available tractor technical documentation relating to the nominal capacity of tractor (horsepower) and the release date. The purchase of a tractor may comprise eligible costs if their rated power is no more than 50 horsepower more than the calculated amount of the nominal power;
29.1.2. soil processing machinery and equipment, including rock harvesting techniques and equipment;
29.1.3. sowing and planting machinery and equipment;
29.1.4. agricultural crops harvesting techniques and equipment, and also of feed preparation and harvesting techniques and equipment;
29.1.5. volume, plantation care techniques and equipment, fertilisers and plant protection machinery and equipment;
29.1.6. load lifting, handling and transportation equipment and facilities;
29.1.7. of primary agricultural products and storage equipment and installations, including the cold technique and equipment, storage and refrigeration Chambers;
29.1.8. seeds and planting material processing technique and equipment;
29.1.9. computer-aided production management and control techniques and equipment (including software), including mobile and stationary weights;
29.1.10. techniques and equipment necessary for holding animals, including farm and grazing land equipment, watering, feeding, and grooming of animals blip technique and equipment;
29.1.11. mechanization techniques and farm equipment, including manure storage facilities and technique of mechanization;
29.1.12. dairy milking and cooling techniques and equipment;
29.1.13. laboratory and quality control techniques and equipment;
29.1.14. machinery maintenance and repair station machinery and equipment, including washing, disinfection techniques and equipment;
29.1.15. enerģētiskaj equipment and techniques, including heating and ventilation techniques and equipment;
29.1.16. water supply and sewage, waste water treatment plants and equipment;
29.1.17. watering technique and equipment;
29.1.18. greenhouse techniques and equipment;
29.1.19. specialised vehicles that are constructive and manufactured special meanings for the carriage of goods or the performance of specific work and have set up specific tasks for equipment as well as equipment needed in the project specific objectives;
29.1.20. the cultivation of permanent crops planted (except strawberries), cropping systems, built fences, fence pillars, their installation and equipment, as well as the installation of the plantation, on the basis of contracts with third parties who are responsible for carrying out the works;
29.1.21. other techniques and equipment necessary for the achievement of the objectives set out in the project;
29.2. new construction and reconstruction costs, including submersible installation, as well as water reservoir installation to ensure fruit production, irrigation in vegetable and ornamental plant sector, on the basis of contracts with third parties, responsible for carrying out the work, but not exceeding the rules referred to in annex 5;
29.3. the purchase of building materials, on the basis of projects submitted are accepted along with the project application, or support the applicant estimates drawn up by the simplified reconstruction, not exceeding the provision mentioned in annex 5;
29.4. General costs (including architects, engineers and consultation fees, legal services, the technical-economic justification, patents and licences costs) directly linked to the preparation or implementation of the project and shall not exceed: 29.4.1. two per cent of the costs referred to in paragraph 29.1. these provisions;
29.4.2. eight percent of the costs referred to in these rules 29.2 and 29.3 in. "
13. Replace the words "paragraph 36.10 approval" with the word "submission".
14. To supplement the provisions under paragraphs 40 and 41 the following: '' 40. This rule 22.2 and 23 in the aid intensities laid down in also apply to projects that have been submitted earlier project submission deadlines and for which the proposed activity has not yet filed a request for payment, if the applicant has provided the application Field support services and if the applicant complies with the aid of this provision and paragraph 29.1.1.8.4.
41. The rules referred to in paragraph 40 of the conditions relating to the provision laid down in subparagraph 13.8. the aid intensity shall not apply the projects Field evaluation support project in the previous submission submission rounds has been applied for by the applicant, which is relevant for agricultural service cooperative society members and for which the proposed activity has not yet filed a request of payment. ''
15. Make the new version of annex 1 (annex 1).
16. Make the new version of annex 2 (annex 2).
Prime Minister-Minister of agriculture j. Dūklav Environment Minister r. vējonis Ministry of Agriculture presented version of annex 1 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 2 March 2010 No. 217 "the provisions of annex 1 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 20 October 2009. Regulations No 1209 Minister of environment r. vējonis annex 2 Cabinet 2 March 2010. Regulations No 216 '' 2. Annex to the Cabinet of Ministers of 20 October 2009. Regulations No 1209 project selection criteria table 1

Project selection criteria, if the beneficiary is a legal or natural person who produces or plans to launch the production of agricultural products no PO box
A group of criteria the maximum number of points a criterion score 1. Project is the construction of 40 technical project and the construction permit or receipt card submitted with project iesniegumu1 technical project and construction permit 40 or a receipt card submitted with application of the project at least one project provided for technical project and the būvēm1 35 planning permission or acknowledgement card will be submitted six months after the decision on the application for the approval of the project stāšanās1 of the 30 other projects support the applicant's 2 0 the last three years the public finansējuma2 per 1000 lats revenue last year concluded from the production of agricultural products of $0-$ 30 30 51 25 50-100 101-150 151-Ls Ls Ls 20-200 201-250 10 15 $251-$ 300 more than 5 300 0 3. support for the agricultural segment 4 organic certificate of conformity 4 other aid applicants 0 table 2 criteria for the selection of projects under the agricultural service cooperatives no PO box
A group of criteria the maximum number of points in a group criterion score 1. Turnover between the public and the members of the public from the company's total turnover of 25 percent for each of more than 75% of the total turnover, about 1 paragraph 2. The project is the construction of technical project and construction permit 30 or a receipt card submitted with project iesniegumu1 technical project and construction permit 30 or a receipt card submitted with application of the project at least one project provided 20 technical project and the būvēm1 building permits or a receipt card be submitted within six months after the decision on the application for the approval of the project into other projects stāšanās1 10 0 comments. 1 if the total cost for construction and reconstruction, as well as those built by uzstādāmaj for fixed installations and their equipment, as specified in the technical project, is at least 70% of the total eligible costs of the project.
2 public funds from the special pre-accession programme for agriculture and rural development (SAPARD), single programming document 4. priority measures and rural development programmes 2007-2013 measures "modernisation of agricultural holdings" and "infrastructure related to the development and adaptation of agriculture and forestry." "
Minister for the environment r. vējonis

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