Article 1 this regulation lays down provisions on State aid
to local governments for education efforts to
promoting equal rights and opportunities regardless of sexual
orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
section 2 of the issues of State aid under this regulation be reviewed by
The National Board of health and welfare.
Conditions for State aid
paragraph 3 of the State subsidy may, subject to availability of funds, are provided to the
municipalities and county councils for projects aimed at in the
the custom activity increase knowledge about gay,
bisexual and transgender people's situation in order to promote
the public's rights and opportunities in the contact with
municipalities and County Councils (learning projects).
section 4 of the Government subsidies may be provided upon application.
A condition of contribution is that the project does not include
efforts already carried out in the municipality's or County Council
Distribution of Government grants
§ 5 applications for projects that have a high degree of own
financing of a municipality or a county shall
as a matter of priority.
section 6 of the National Board of health may give priority to between incoming
applications for State subsidies and give preference to the
applications which are best considered to meet the intent of
Government contribution set out in section 3.
In prioritising between applications, interest
of a geographical spread across the country, and spread
between urban and rural areas must be taken into account.
Application for Government grants
section 7 of the application should include
1. a description of the project's time frame and aim,
the size of the activities the project includes,
the project's integration in the ordinary course of business and
potential contagion effects,
2. a budget for the project,
3. a statement of whether the previous work focused on issues
concerning lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have
carried out within the business, and
4. information on how the interaction with one or more
organizations representing lesbian, gay, bisexual and
transgender people should be ensured.
Decisions and payments
clause 8 of a decision on State aid, it should set out what
business grant is awarded for. The decision shall last day
for recognition under section 9 are listed.
Welfare pays the Government contribution at one point.
section 9, a municipality or a county who has received
Government grants under this regulation is required to submit a
economic accounting of the received funds to
The National Board of health and welfare at the time specified in the order.
The beneficiary shall declare the results
have been achieved and how the results relate to the
purpose for which the allowance has been granted.
section 10 of the National Board of health shall annually not later than June 1 to
the Government give an account for what state aid is
been used to and, if possible, an assessment of Government grant
results in relation to the purpose of the contributions.
Refunds and chargebacks
11 § the recipient of a Government's repayment obligation,
1. a report referred to in section 9 has not been provided, or
2. the refund entirely or partially unused or not
has been used for the purpose for which it has been provided for.
section 12 of the National Board of health shall adopt all or part of the claim
return the contribution if the beneficiary is
the repayment obligation referred to in section 11.
If there are special reasons for it, the National Board of health and welfare completely
or partially waive recovery.
paragraph 13 of the Decision pursuant to this Regulation may not be appealed.
section 14 of the National Board may provide for
the enforcement of this regulation.
1. This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 June 2015.
2. The provision in paragraph 10 concerning the obligation to provide a
statement apply for the first time in 2016.