Regulation (2015:518) On The Temporary Support Of Diesel Fuel Consumed By Forestry Machines In Fire Area In Västmanland

Original Language Title: Förordning (2015:518) om tillfälligt stöd för dieselbränsle som har förbrukats av skogsmaskiner i brandområdet i Västmanland

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1 § Support pursuant to this Regulation shall, subject to availability of

medium, provided to contractors and building owners for

the cost of diesel fuel has been consumed by harvesters

and forwarders for reprocessing and skidding into the path of

brandskadat wood from the area of Västmanland County, which

burned in the summer of 2014.

With processing under this regulation to the timber harvested

and satisfied to the intended range.

General terms and conditions

section 2 of the aid under this Regulation may only be made according to

Commission Regulation (EU) No 1407/2013 of 18 december

2013 on the application of articles 107 and 108 of the Treaty

on the functioning of the European Union on de minimis aid


3 § Before aid is granted to the applicant company leave

full information about other de minimis aid

It received during the previous three years.

section 4 of the aid must not be granted until the Swedish forest Agency has

Verify that this does not cause the total amount of

de minimis aid as the company may in the current

the three-year period exceed the ceiling per enterprise set out

Commission Regulation (EU) No 1407/2013.

Forest Board shall ensure that the requirements of article 1(2) of

Commission Regulation (EU) 1407/2013 are met before

aid shall be paid to a company which is active in several

sectors or engages in several activities.

In the context of a de minimis aid is granted to

the company informed that the aid is in the nature of support of

less importance pursuant to Commission Regulation (EU) no


5 § Forest Board shall keep a register of the aid

provided pursuant to this regulation. The register shall contain the

information needed for it to be possible to

establish that the conditions for the aid referred to in the Commission's

Regulation (EU) No 1407/2013 are met.

The information contained in the register shall be kept for 10 years from the date of

the aid was paid out.

section 6 of the Support are not with less than $ 100 per


Support for diesel fuel

section 7 of the aid must be provided with a lump sum of not more than 3 dollars

per cubic meter of wood fixed dimensions in bark (m3 fub) that has

been completed. Support may also be provided with a flat rate if

a maximum of 3 kronor per cubic meter of wood fixed dimensions in bark (m3

Fub) for timber which has terrain transported to the road.

Application and decision

section 8 questions about aid under this regulation be reviewed by

The Swedish forest Agency.

section 9 an application for aid shall be notified to the National Board of forestry

no later than 1 november 2016.

An application for assistance shall be made in writing on a form

established by the National Board of forestry. The applicant must provide the information

and supporting evidence that the Swedish forest agency needs to be able to

test the application for support.

Refunds and chargebacks

section 10 a beneficiary is obliged to refund if

1. the receiver by providing incorrect information or

any other way has caused that the aid has been granted

improperly or with excessive amounts, or

2. the support of any other reasons have been given incorrectly or with

for high amount and the recipient should have known this.

section 11 if a beneficiary is obliged to refund under 10

§, the Swedish forest agency decide to require

back support. If there are special reasons, may

The Swedish forest agency decide to reduce the demand for repayment

in whole or in part.

section 12 of A recovery order under section 11 shall be taken within ten

years from the date on which the aid was paid out.

On the amount recovered will interest be applied, in accordance with the interest Act


If there are special reasons, the Swedish forest agency decide to

put down the interest the claim in whole or in part.


13 § Forestry Board's decision pursuant to this Regulation shall not

be appealed.

section 14 of the Swedish forest agency may provide for

the implementation of this regulation.

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