Regulation (2015:61) On State Aid Under The National Esf Programme

Original Language Title: Förordning (2015:61) om statligt stöd inom det nationella socialfondsprogrammet

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Introductory provisions

section 1 of this Regulation shall apply to such State aid for

training in enterprises that are decided by the Council of the European

Social Fund in Sweden (Swedish ESF Council) within the framework of the

national social fund programme of investment for growth

and employment for the programming period 2014-2020.

The regulation supplements Regulation (2014:1383) if

management of the EU structural funds.

section 2 Support may be provided in accordance with the conditions

specified in chapter I and article 31 of Commission Regulation

(EU) No 651/2014 of 17 June 2015, by which certain

categories of aid compatible with the common market

in accordance with articles 107 and 108 of the Treaty (the General

the block exemption regulation).

Support may also be provided as an aid in

accordance with the conditions set out in the Commission's

Regulation (EC) No 1407/2013 of 18 december

the application of articles 107 and 108 of the Treaty on

The functioning of the European Union on de minimis aid

(the de minimis regulation).

General provisions on payments

paragraph 3 of the Support provided in the form of grants.

section 4 of the aid may not be granted if the applicant is in difficulties in the

meaning of article 2.18 of Commission Regulation

(EU) No 651/2014.

The aid must not be paid to an undertaking which is subject to

payment requirements on the basis of a decision of the European

the Commission declaring an aid illegal and incompatible

with the internal market.

Specific provisions concerning aid covered by the General

the block exemption regulation

section 5 of the application for support, the applicant must provide information on other support as

the applicant has applied for or been granted for the same

education projects.

clause 6 of the decision on the granting of aid, the aid intensity for

each beneficiary is specified.

Aid intensities apply regardless of whether an eligible project

financed through State resources or is partly financed by the


Specific provisions concerning aid covered by regulation

on de minimis aid

section 7 of the application for support, the applicant shall submit such statement

referred to in article 6(1) of Commission Regulation (EU) no

1407/2013 for all other de minimis aid has been

received during the previous two fiscal years and the

current tax year. The report shall also include

information about other support that the applicant has applied for, or

granted and in relation to the same eligible costs

are eligible for the new aid.

paragraph 8 of The decision granting assistance shall include such

information on the nature of the aid

meaning of article 6(1) of Commission Regulation

(EC) No 1407/2013.

Documentation and records

§ 9 a beneficiary is obliged, at the request of the Swedish

The ESF Council provide the basis necessary for Sweden to

fulfil the obligations arising out of the Commission's

Regulation (EC) No 651/2014 and Commission Regulation (EU)

No 1407/2013 and in other such tasks as Swedish

The ESF Council need to be able to evaluate the project.

section 10 of the Swedish ESF Council shall keep the records referred to in

1. Article 12 of Commission Regulation (EC) No 651/2014;


2. Article 6(4) of Commission Regulation (EC) No 1407/2013.


section 11 of the 22 a of the Administrative Procedure Act (1986:223) contains provisions

If the appeal to the administrative court. Additional

provisions on appeal is in Regulation (2014:1383)

on the management of EU structural funds.


section 12 of the Swedish ESF Council may provide for

the enforcement of this regulation.

Transitional provisions


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

2. The regulation repeals Regulation (2009:982) on

State aid in the national structural funds programme for

regional competitiveness and employment objective.

3. The repealed regulation still apply, however, for

matters relating to the programming period 2007-2013 and to

the end of the programme period.