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The scope of the
1 § aid under this Regulation may, subject to availability of
1. to property owners in the area of the County that
brandhärjades 31 July – 11 september 2014 for the reprocessing of
brandskadat timber for energy production,
2. to the costs for the construction of
storage locations for brandskadat wood (including chips) from
the affected area.
With the processing referred to in this regulation to the timber felled
and is prepared to the intended range.
General terms and conditions
section 2 of the aid under this Regulation may only be submitted in accordance with
Commission Regulation (EC) No 1407/2013 of 18 december
2013 on the application of articles 107 and 108 of the Treaty
on the functioning of the European Union on the basis of less
3 § Before support is granted shall provide the applicant
full information about other de minimis aid
It received during the previous three years.
section 4 of the aid may not be granted until the Forest Board have
checked that this will not raise the total amount of
de minimis aid received during the relevant
the three-year period exceed the ceiling per enterprise set out
Commission Regulation (EU) No 1407/2013.
Forest Board shall ensure that the requirements of article 1(2) of
Commission Regulation (EU) 1407/2013 are met before
aid paid to companies which are active in several
sectors or engages in several activities.
In the context of a de minimis aid is granted shall
the company informed of the nature of the support of the
less importance according to the Commission Regulation (EU) no
paragraph 5 of the Forest Board shall keep a register of the aid
provided pursuant to this regulation. Such a register should
contain the information necessary for it to be
possible to establish that the conditions for the aid referred to in
Commission Regulation (EC) No 1407/2013 are met.
The information contained in the register shall be maintained for 10 years from the date of
the aid was paid out.
section 6, Support is not provided with less than 5 000 SEK.
Support for reprocessing of brandskadat lumber
7 § Support may be provided with not more than 30 kronor per cubic meter fixed
dimensions under bark (m3 fub) for such brandskadat wood from
the custom property
1. have been processed,
2. have been transported to the terrain, road, and
3. will be used for energy production.
section 8 Assistance is payable only if the timber measurement information or
another document shows that in the case of wood from the
affected area classified for
Support for the construction of storage locations
§ 9 Support may be provided for investments in the storage locations for
storage of brandskadat wood, including chips.
The aid shall be provided with not more than 50 per cent of costs showed
for measuring construction, earthworks, irrigation facilities and
devices for circulating the water to
storage do not adversely affect groundwater and surface water.
10 § support for storage of brandskadat timber according to section 9,
only be provided if the layer has the capacity to store wood on
at least 5,000 square metres with, on average, at least one
cubic metres of wood fixed dimensions under bark (m3 fub) per
section 11 of The decision on the aid provided for in section 9 may be subject to the conditions
needed for oversight and monitoring how the aid is used.
The conditions shall be set out in the decision.
Exemption from the requirements of warehouse capacity
section 12 if there are special reasons, the Swedish forest Agency grant
that support be given to facilities that covers an area less
than 5,000 square meters or who do not have the capacity to store
on average at least one cubic meter of wood fixed dimensions under bark
(m3 fub) per square meter.
paragraph 13 of the advance payment may be made for assistance under section 7 with $2.00
per estimated cubic meters of solid dimensions under bark (m3 fub) to
property owners who intend to reprocess brandskadat lumber
energy production. The volume that advance is calculated to have
been completed by 31 december 2017.
Advances may be made for assistance under section 9, with 30 percent of the
the estimated costs of the measuring facility, earthworks,
irrigation systems and devices to route the
use the water to anyone who intends to construct storage location
for brandskadat wood. A complete aid application for the
type of cost as the advance relies upon shall be submitted
last modified on november 1, 2015.
Application and decision
section 14 questions about aid under this regulation be reviewed by
The Swedish forest Agency.
section 15 of an aid application pursuant to sections 7 and 9 should be submitted
to the forest Board no later than 1 October 2015.
An application for advance payment of aid as referred to in section 13 shall be submitted
the Swedish forest Agency last december 10, 2014.
section 16 of the application for aid shall be made in writing on form
established by the National Board of forestry. The applicant shall provide the information
and the evidence that the Swedish forest agency needs to be able to
examine the application for support.
Refunds and chargebacks
section 17 a beneficiary is obliged to refund if
1. the receiver by providing incorrect information or
any other way has caused that the aid has been granted
improperly or with excessive amounts,
2. the aid for any other reason has been supplied incorrectly, or with
for the high amount and the recipient should have known this,
3. the terms of the decision on the aid have not been respected,
4. the receiver has received advances under paragraph 13 of the first
the paragraph but not submitted supporting documentation to the forest Board of Directors
indicates that the volume for which the advance was based on has
been completed by 31 december 2017, or
5. the receiver has received advances under paragraph 13 of the second
the paragraph but not later than 1 January 2015, submitted a
full request for support for the kind of cost that
the advance is based on.
section 18 if a beneficiary is required to repay pursuant to the
section 17, the Swedish forest agency decide to fully or partially require
back support. If there are special reasons,
The Swedish forest agency remit reimbursement in whole or in
section 19 of a recovery decision in accordance with section 18 shall be taken within ten
years from the time the aid was paid out.
On the amount recovered, interest will be charged in accordance with the interest Act
If there are special reasons, the Swedish forest agency decide that
put down the interest the claim in whole or in part.
section 20 of the National Board of forestry decision pursuant to this Regulation shall not
subject to appeal.
section 21 of the Swedish forest agency may provide for
the enforcement of this regulation.
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