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section 1 of this Regulation shall apply to the management of the Fund for
European aid to the most deprived persons to
implementation of the operational programme. The regulation includes
1. European Parliament and Council Regulation (EU, Euratom) no
966 of 25 October 2012 on
the general budget of the Union and repealing Council
Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1605/2002,
2. European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 223/2014
of 11 March 2013, if instrument for European aid to
the most deprived, and
3. the Commission delegated Regulation (EU) no 532/2014 by
on March 13, 2014, supplementing the European Parliament and
Council Regulation (EC) No 223/2014 if the Fund for European
assistance to the most deprived.
paragraph 2 of this regulation means operational programme the
operational programme for the social inclusion of those who have
the worst off.
paragraph 3 of the Council for the European social fund in Sweden (Swedish
The ESF Council) is the managing authority under article 31(1) of the
European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 223/2014
the operational programme.
Swedish ESF Council is also certifying authority under
Article 31(2) of the Ordinance for the operational
section 4 of the operational programme, there should be a
Chairman of the Supervisory Committee appointed by the Government.
The Government decides which relevant authorities and other
Parties should be represented in the Monitoring Committee. These
should in turn appoint their representatives in the Monitoring Committee
According to transparent procedures.
For the decision of the Monitoring Committee requires unanimity.
paragraph 5 of the Swedish ESF Council should assist the Monitoring Committee and
publish a list of the members of the Committee.
section 6 of the national financial management authority's audit authority under
Article 31(4) of Regulation (EU)
No 223/2014 of the operational programme.
Processing of support cases
section 7 Questions on aid review by the Swedish ESF Council and an application
such aid shall be submitted to the Swedish ESF Council.
paragraph 8 of the Swedish ESF Council shall check that the application for support
that is consistent with the operational programme and with
applicable EU and national regulations.
Swedish ESF Council shall apply such selection criteria
referred to in article 32(3) of the European Parliament and of the Council
Regulation (EU) No 223/2014 and to assess which projects
contributes to the achievement of the specific objectives and results of
fields of intervention.
The aid must not be granted for activities for which the State grants
granted under the Regulation (2011:1062) of State aid to
Some organizations in the social field, etc.
section 9 of the Swedish ESF-Council decision on the granting of aid should
include information about which regulations applied and
the circumstances which have been crucial to the outcome, and
indicate the expected results of the project. The conditions
the decision is fraught with as well as the project budget and
the financing plan shall, in particular, result from the decision.
If there are several beneficiaries in a project, this must
indicate the order for support.
section 10 of the Swedish ESF-Council in the decision on the grant of support
specify how the spending in the project should be reported. It should be made clear
which of the options referred to in paragraph 13 of the first paragraph 6 that
apply to each type of expenditure.
section 11 of the aid may be paid only if the expenditure is
eligible according to paragraphs 13 to 30. Otherwise, Swedish
The ESF Council decide not to pay the corresponding part of
section 12 of the Swedish ESF-Council may, if there are special reasons and
following the examination of the economic viability of the project, decide on
advances on the aid. Advance payments may be made with no more than half of the
the aid granted, to a maximum of 250 000 SEK.
section 13, Expenditure is eligible if they
1. incurred for implementing the project,
2. are appropriate,
3. were raised during the project period Swedish
The ESF Council has established,
4. are compatible with Union law and national
5. meet the criteria specified in decision support, and
6. the beneficiary can justify either through copies of
invoices, accounting documents or other documents which have
posted in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles or meets
the requirements for simplified accounting options under
What is closer to article 25 of the European Parliament
and Council Regulation (EC) No 223/2014.
The provisions of §§ 18-30 does not apply to expenditure
within the scope of such a simplified accounting option
referred to in the first subparagraph of paragraph 6.
section 14 if there are special reasons, an expense that does not
meets the requirements of section 13, first paragraph, (4) and (5)
still be eligible to a certain extent. the aid for the expense
shall be reduced in proportion to the nature and
seriously. The reduction shall be at least equal to the economic
the loss of the public that the deviation may be assessed.
The assessment referred to in the first subparagraph, the guidelines on
financial corrections as the European Commission publishes
serve as guidance.
section 15 of the Projects to be conducted in a cost-effective manner.
Expenditure in the light of the circumstances appear to be
unfair is not eligible in whole or in part.
A beneficiary who is not applying the law (2007:1091) concerning the
public procurement, purchase, rent and lease follow the
principles as stated in Chapter 1. section 9 of the Act on public
section 16 of the aid shall be reduced by the revenue that the project entails.
Revenue in or through a project will continuously recognized by
Certain expenditure which cannot be eligible
section 17 the following expenditure may not be eligible:
1. financial expenses,
2. fines, penalties or costs,
3. expenditure relating to subcontracts, if
a) recourse to a subcontractor increases the cost of
the project without adding any equivalent value, or
b) expense for the subcontractor was calculated with a
percentage of the total cost of the project, and
4. expenditure for the purchase of real estate.
Expenditures for gifts
section 18 of the Expenditures for gifts is eligible up to a
amount of SEK 450 per gift, and only when they are connected
with marketing, communications, advertising or information.
Expenditure related to staff
19 § staff should refer to the gross wage costs for
staff with the following type of employment with
1. full-time employment,
2. part-time employment with a fixed proportion of working time per
3. part-time employment with a variable number of working hours
per month, and
4. hourly employment.
section 20 of the expenditure for the remuneration of personnel who are not employed
by the beneficiary are eligible only if the fee
established in an agreement that has been approved by the Swedish ESF Council
or if the fee is shown by the law.
section 21 of the following staff are eligible:
1. wages paid out in connection with activities
the beneficiary would not carry out if it were not for the
the project in question, as laid down in the contract of employment,
employment contract or the employment decision (hereinafter referred to as
employment certificate) or of the law and
as regards the tasks listed in the job description
for the worker concerned,
2. other costs incurred by the employer and paid and that
is directly linked to salaries and benefits, such as tax and
social security contributions, including pensions, provided that
a) has been determined in an employment certificate, evidenced by the law
or regulatory provisions or relating to manpower care spirit
costs of smaller scope that should not be taxed as
income of the service of the staff member, and
(b)) they can not be recovered by the employer.
section 22 Of personnel expenses shall be reimbursed on the basis of actual
costs, will these be supported by payroll specifications
is given in.
section 23 human resources for persons working part-time with
the project should be calculated as
1. a fixed percentage of gross staff costs, in accordance
with a fixed proportion of working time devoted to the project, without
the obligation to introduce a separate time registration systems,
2. a varying percentage of gross staff costs, in accordance
with the number of working hours spent on the project
varies from month to month, based on a
time registration system that covers 100% of the
employee's working time.
section 24 For part-time work pursuant to section 23 1, the employer shall
issue a certificate for each employee and in the show the
percentage of time that the employee will work with the project.
For part-time work pursuant to section 23 of the 2, the replacement of
staff costs are calculated on the basis of an hourly wage who
1. the gross staff costs per month is divided by
the number of working hours per month as specified in
proof of employment, or
2. by the last documented
gross staff costs per year divided by 1 720 hours.
The hourly wage will be multiplied by the actual number of hours
spent on the project.
section 25 of the personnel costs for persons under
proof of employment is the hourly employees should be
eligible. The actual number of hours that persons
According to a time-recording system has been working with the project
will be multiplied by the hourly rate of pay as set out in
proof of employment.
Expenses for Office space, Office supplies and
section 26 of the following expenses for Office space, Office supplies
and administration are eligible:
1. rent for Office space,
2. insurance charges and taxes in respect of office premises and for
3. Office supplies,
4. financial and payroll administration,
5. bank charges for accounts and cards,
7. maintenance, cleaning and repairs,
9. it systems,
10. electricity, gas, heat and water, and
Expenses for travel and accommodation
section 27 the following expenses for travel and accommodation,
1. for travel, such as tickets, travel and car insurance,
fuel, mileage, tolls and parking fees,
2. for meals, if they are not covered by the subsistence allowance,
3. for accommodation,
4. for visa, and
5. for per diems.
Expenditure related to equipment, supplies and external premises
section 28 of the Expenditure for the financing of equipment and materials
purchased, rented or leased by the beneficiary for carrying out
the project is eligible.
Even the hiring of external premises to carry out the project is
If it is clear that the equipment purchased will be
have a value when the project ends, the Swedish ESF Council
decide that the expenditure is eligible only for certain
part. If the equipment sold in connection with that project
terminated, shall be deducted from income support.
29 § in addition to what is stated in section 28 applies to expenditure for purchases
of used equipment is eligible only if
1. no other support for the equipment is received,
2. the equipment's price is competitive, and
3. the equipment have the technical characteristics necessary for the
the project and comply with applicable norms and standards.
Expenditure on external expertise and services
section 30 of the expenditure on external expertise and services for
to implement the project are eligible.
Repeal of decision, the repayment obligation and
section 31, if the decision on aid has been taken due to inaccurate,
misleading or incomplete information from the applicant or
If he violated the terms of the aid,
Swedish ESF Council annul the decision wholly or partly.
32 § aid decision is repealed since the aid has been paid
as a result of the decision, or if a beneficiary in the other
have received aid for expenditure that is not
beneficiary eligibility, repayment is required for
amount. Swedish ESF Council shall require that the corresponding part of
the aid will be paid back. Repayment may be required within ten years
from the time the amount is paid.
If the amount to be repaid is less than 2 000 SEK
may, Swedish ESF Council fail to recover the aid.
section 33 If the beneficiary is not entitled to the amount of aid
and this will be refunded, interest shall be charged in accordance with the interest Act
(1975:635). Swedish ESF Council may reduce the interest requirement
There are special reasons.
section 34 Is any repayment obligation according to § 32 or required
to pay interest in accordance with section 33, other support under this
Regulation is offset against the debt.
35 § Swedish ESF Council is responsible for the reporting of
irregularities within the operational programme in accordance with
Article 30(2) of Regulation (EU)
A notification of the contents of the reports should be sent
to the Swedish national economic crimes Bureau and the national financial management authority.
36 § in 22 a of the Administrative Procedure Act (1986:223) contains provisions
If the appeal to the administrative court. Other decisions
than decisions under 11, 31 and 34 sections, however, may not be appealed.
37 § Swedish ESF Council may provide for
the enforcement of this regulation.
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