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Scope and purpose
section 1 of this regulation provides for State aid to
local non-profit organizations whose activity is directed to the
battered women and their children and battered girls
in order to offer them support and protection from violence.
2 § the purpose of Government grant is to support activities
conducted by the organizations referred to in paragraph 1 of that
1. support activities for women and their children when it comes to
advice, call support, to join or otherwise
support women in contacts with authorities, other practical
support, information, professional development, development of
quality work and procedures, documentation and monitoring,
security measures in protected accommodation for women and their children
and support for efforts to prevent men's violence against
Women (women's shelters),
2. support activities for girls when it comes to advice,
calls, to comply with or otherwise supporting girls in
contacts with authorities, other practical assistance in the form of
girl groups, as well as information and skills development, and
efforts to prevent men's and boys ' violence against women
and girls (tjejjourer).
Conditions for State aid
3 § Contributions may, subject to availability of funds, to
1. is a legal person,
2. engages in such voluntary work referred to in §§ 1 and 2,
3. has adopted bylaws and are democratically organised,
4. has been engaged in activities in the territory mentioned under 1 and
2 § § for at least two years,
5. in its operations respects the democratic ideas, including
gender equality and prohibition of discrimination,
6. operate its business against stated objectives and expected
results, which have established a plan for the activities and
the period of contributions is sought and which describes the
activities the organisation is planning to implement in order to
solve identified problems, and how the work will be followed
7. can document their business through determined
activities and audit reports.
Grants may be made for certain costs for administration of
the Organization's activities.
Grants may also be given to a foundation that does not comply with the
the conditions referred to in the first subparagraph 3. The Foundation shall be
be transparent. Grants may not be submitted to a State
or municipal Foundation.
section 4 of the grants may not be submitted to an organization that has
liabilities for Swedish taxation of
The Swedish Enforcement Administration or being wound up, or
put out of business.
Contributions must not be made to an organization that has
receive other government subsidies for the same activities.
Form of political contribution
5 § Contribution shall take the form of an operating grant. To a
such contribution may cover certain costs for
administration of the Organization's activities derived from paragraph 3 of the
The fate of the State's contribution
section 6 of the National Board of health hearing questions about State aid within the meaning of this
section 7 of the application for grants under this regulation be submitted to
The National Board of health and welfare. Applications must be made on a form
in accordance with a form that the National Board of health and welfare
sets. The application must be personally signed by
authorized representative of the organization applying for
contribution. In the application, it is certified that the information supplied
where is real.
The National Board may provide for when an application
the latest to be made and if the form referred to in the first
section 8 application must contain
1. the applicant organization's statutes or Charter,
2. documents showing who has the right to
represent the Association,
3. business and the revenue and expenditure account, balance sheet and
income statement and the auditor's report for the
the previous fiscal year,
4. data concerning the type of activities and the
period applied for, what is the goal of the business
based on the definition of a plan under section 3 of 6, how the applicant
plan to follow up on the results obtained and how the results
relates to the purpose of the State premium, and
5. the annual budget for the activity applied for, as
showing pending and granted subsidies.
section 9 the applicant must submit the documents to the National Board of health and
information the authority needs to be able to examine
section 10 if the applicant does not provide the documents or information
as follows from paragraphs 7 and 8, the applicant must be given the opportunity to
complement the application within a specific time. If the applicant does not comply with
a call to complete the application, the latter may be tested in
11 § Before welfare grant allowance under this
Regulation, the authority shall hear the respective County Administrative Board.
A decision on funding may refer to a period of two years. If the
are reasons for, a decision on the contribution rather than refer to
section 12 of the National Board of health and welfare may give priority to between received
applications and give preference to applications that are deemed
be best placed to meet the objective set out in section 2 of the
and other conditions for State aid within the meaning of this
section 13 decision to grant to the specified
1. for the objectives and activities the premium is granted,
2. What are the conditions for granting the premium,
3. for the period of time the premium is granted, and
4. What are the reasons for a priority under section 12.
It shall also contain an indication of the provisions of
14 and 16 to 18 sections.
section 14 of an organization that has received State aid within the meaning of
This Regulation shall not later than 1 March of the year following the grant year
to the National Board of health shall provide an accounting of how the funds have
been used. Financial statements to be made on a form
in accordance with the form of health and welfare
The National Board may provide for such a form.
The General Ledger should contain
1. a financial report and statement of what funds
2. a description of the results achieved and that
is assumed to be achieved and how they relate to the objectives
the premium granted for and the purpose set out in section 2, and
3. other information and documents that the National Board of health and welfare requests.
An accountant to audit the accounts. The auditor's
the audit report must be attached to the report. If the contribution
received amounted to at least five price base amount
According to Chapter 2. 6 and 7 of the social security code, to
the examination shall be made by an authorized or certified public accountant.
section 15 Social Board shall annually not later than 30 september of
the Government will submit a comprehensive accounting of the contributions
submitted pursuant to this regulation.
The General Ledger should contain
1. information on who has received contributions, with the amount of
amount for which objectives and tasks, the results
has been reached and adopted and how they relate
to the objectives that the premium granted for, and
2. a statement of the amount of use in relation to
the objective set out in section 2.
section 16 of the premium to be paid in advance. In the case of multiannual
refunds will be granted contribution is paid at the beginning of each
the current year.
Revocation of decision
section 17 of the decision on the contribution to be revoked in whole or in part if
conditions to receive funding no longer exists, if it
grant has not been used for those activities which
the basis for the premium or if the conditions set out in section 13
2 has not been complied with.
18 § the recipient of a financial contribution under this regulation are
repayment required if
1. the receiver by providing incorrect information or
any other way has caused that the contribution has been provided
improperly or with excessive amounts,
2. the grant of any other reasons have been given incorrectly or
with too high amount and the recipient should have known this,
3. the refund has not been used wholly or in part, or not
has been used for the goals or tasks that have been granted
4. the person has received the grant has not provided such
accounts referred to in section 14, or
5. terms and conditions of the contribution have not been respected.
section 19 of the National Board of health shall act to require
back the contribution, if the beneficiary is
the repayment obligation referred to in section 18.
If there are special reasons for it, the National Board of health and welfare
decide to waive recovery in whole or in part.
section 20 of the Second decision of the National Board of health and welfare than the Board's decision on the
revocation of decision under section 17 shall not be appealed.
Decision on State aid may not be appealed.
1. This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 August 2015.
2. the provisions of paragraph 3 of the first paragraph 6 concerning the
set plan, paragraph 4 that the contribution must not be
be submitted to an organization that has received State aid for
the same activities and section 8 4 with regard to the definition of a plan
apply for the first time in the case of State aid from
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