Regulation (2015:456) Of Government Grants To Organizations Engaged In Preventive Work To Reduce Tobacco Use Or Activity Against Excessive Gambling

Original Language Title: Förordning (2015:456) om statsbidrag till organisationer som bedriver förebyggande arbete för att minska tobaksbruket eller verksamhet mot överdrivet spelande

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Purpose and scope

section 1 of this regulation provides for State aid to

non-profit organisations whose main activity is to

carry out preventive measures to reduce tobacco use in

Sweden or the harmful effects of gambling in


The purpose of the State aid is to support such organisations


Conditions for State aid

2 § contributions may, subject to availability of funds, are submitted to a

non-profit organization

1. is a legal person,

2. is a nationwide organization whose activities are directed

to practitioners at regional or local level, or is a

organization that carries out activities of national interest,

3. has adopted bylaws and in its operations respects the

democratic ideas, including gender equity, equality and

prohibition of discrimination,

4. has as main activities to pursue preventive

work in the tobacco area or field of gambling,

5. has engaged in preventive activities in the tobacco sector

or gambling for at least two years, and

6. operate its business against established objectives and expected

results and has established a plan, for a period of two years

or more, which describes what activities your organization

plan to implement to solve identified problems

and how the work will be followed up.

paragraph 3 of the Contribution cannot be left to an organization that has

liabilities for Swedish taxes or fees in

Enforcement authority or which are in liquidation or


Contributions must not be made to an organization that has

a State Organization's contribution in a different form for the

current grant year.

section 4 grants may also be provided to organizations that do not

meets the conditions set out in paragraph 2 of 2 or 5, if there is

specific reasons for such a test. it should At

particular attention shall be paid to the needs of the renewal work

within the area in which the organization operates.

The form of State aid

§ 5 the contributions take the form of organizational contributions.


section 6 of the public health agency examines the issues of State aid under

This regulation.

section 7 A the grant application must have been submitted to the

The public health agency no later than 30 september of the year preceding

grant year or at the latest at the later date as

The public health agency decided.

section 8 application for refund shall be made on a form

comply with a form that the public health agency


Application must be signed by an authorized

representatives of the organization applying for the grant. In

the application shall be certified that the information given there is


§ 9 the application shall include the

1. the applicant organization's statutes or Charter,

2. documents showing who has the right to

represent the Association,

3. operational and management report, balance sheet and

income statement and the auditor's report for the

the previous fiscal year, and

5. whether the applicant has requested or obtained

other State organisational contribution.

section 10 the applicant shall submit to the public health agency also other

documents and particulars as the authority requires to

be able to examine the application.

section 11 if the applicant does not provide the documents or information

as follows from paragraphs 8 and 9, the applicant shall be given the opportunity to

complement the application within a specified time. If the applicant does not comply with

a call to supplement the application, it may be tested in



section 12 of the public health agency will be in a decision on grants, indicate the

conditions for the grant. The decision shall also

contain an indication of the provisions in the 14, 15 and 18


paragraph 13 of the decision on funding must refer to a particular premium years. A

Premium years refers to a calendar year. The public health authority

decision on the organisation contributions in only one time during

a calendar year.


section 14 of an organization that has received the Organization's contribution

is required by 30 april of the year following the grant year

the public health authority with a financial report and

a statement of what funds have been used to.

An auditor shall certify that the accounts are reliable,

accounts accurate and applicable regulations

and conditions etc. have been followed. The auditor's report on

the review shall be attached to the report. If the contribution has

received amounted to at least five price base amounts under 2

Cape. 6 and 7 of the social code, should the review

be made by an authorized or certified public accountant.

section 15, an organization which has received grants under this

Regulation, except as provided in section 14 required, on

the request of the public health agency, leaving the authority the

supporting documents required for the audit of financial statements.

section 16 of the public health agency shall annually not later than 30 september

to the Government, submit a consolidated presentation of the respective

State aid area. The report shall indicate the that

a contribution and with the amount. In addition, the

report contain a summary of the

Government grant use in relation to the grant


The health authority shall every two years, beginning in 2017,

at the same time also provide Government an assessment of the

effects in relation to the purposes referred to in paragraph 1.


section 17 of the contributions shall be paid in advance by a quarter per

quarter of the year.


18 § the recipient of a grant under this regulation are

repayment required if

1. the recipient of the contribution by providing incorrect information

or otherwise have caused that contribution has been provided

improperly or with excessive amounts,

2. the contribution of the other reasons given incorrectly or for

high amount and the recipient should have known this,

3. the contribution is not used, in whole or in part, or

the organization no longer mainly engaged in

preventive work in the field organisation

awarded grant for.

4. the recipient does not submit such documents and dossiers

referred to in paragraphs 14 and 15, or

5. terms and conditions of the order have not been met.

section 19 of the public health agency should decide to fully or partially

claim back the contribution, if the beneficiary is

the repayment obligation referred to in section 18.


section 20 of the health authority's decision under this regulation,

not subject to appeal.

Transitional provisions


1. this Regulation shall enter into force on 1 June 2015.

2. this Regulation shall apply for the first time in the case of

State subsidies for the grant year 2016.