Regulation (2015:141) On Aid For Private Roads As A Result Of The Fire In Sweden Summer 2014

Original Language Title: Förordning (2015:141) om stöd till enskilda vägar med anledning av branden i Västmanlands län sommaren 2014

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The scope of the

1 § financial assistance may, subject to availability of funds, left

under this regulation to the costs of measures on

private roads, including forest roads, on the occasion of the

the fire in Sweden in the summer of 2014.

Aid under this Regulation may be granted only in the

extent to which they affected not have already received or been able to get

other financial compensation for the damage.

General terms and conditions

section 2 Support may be provided for actions that appear to be legitimate

as a result of the injuries sustained on private roads

as a direct or indirect result of the fire.

Support may also be provided to legitimate measures to strengthen

private roads to prevent vehicle damage as a result of

after work on the occasion of the fire.

When examining whether aid should be given to strategic evaluation

be made where the needs are greatest. The assessment should

Special consideration is given to whether the road is open to public service

or otherwise have an impact on the public.

The aid may, if there are funds, left with no more than the entire

the cost of the measure or measures.

Application and decision

paragraph 3 of the Questions examined by the Transport Department for assistance at their request.

The application for aid shall, unless the Transport Department in the individual

the case otherwise admits, be made in writing on form

set by the Transport Department. The applicant must provide the Transport Department

the information and supporting evidence that really need to be able to

test the application for support.

An application for support should be submitted to the Transport Department by

on november 1, 2015.

section 4 of the examination to the Swedish Road Administration, if there is any reason,

consult the National Board of forestry and the provincial government in Västmanland


Support paid by the Finnish transport agency when the action or

the measures have been carried out. The Transport Department may, however, if there is

specific reasons, in each case to admit that aid brand

or partially paid out as operations are performed.

paragraph 5 of The decision on the aid to be compatible with the conditions needed

for the supervision and monitoring of how the aid is used. The terms and conditions

do I include in the decision.

section 6, if the measures are not carried out in accordance with a decision, may

The Transport Department set aside the decision or decide that aid shall

left with a lower amount.

Refunds and chargebacks

section 7 if the applicant by incorrect information or incomplete

information led to financial support has been granted, may

the aid be required again, in whole or in part, within ten years from the

payment. The same applies if the beneficiary violates

conditions or rules applicable to the aid. If the

There are special reasons, the Transport Department may waive the requirement

refund in whole or in part.

If an amount has been recovered by virtue of the first subparagraph

is not paid on time, the penalty interest in accordance with section 6 of the

interest Act (1975:635) is charged on the amount. If there is

special reasons, the Transport Department may decide to put down

the interest the claim in whole or in part.


section 8 in section 22 of the Ordinance (1988:764) on State aid to

the business community provides for reporting obligations

applicable to aid granted under this


9 § the Transport Department may provide for enforcement

of this regulation.

section 10 of the 22 AOF the Administrative Procedure Act (1986:223) provides

on the appeal to the General Administrative Court. Other decisions

than a decision under section 6 may not be appealed.

Transitional provisions


1. This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 april 2015.

2. Financial support under this Regulation may, however, be provided for

measures taken from 1 August 2014.