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Regulation (2014:139) Concerning State Aid To The Providers Of Basic Payment Services

Original Language Title: Förordning (2014:139) om statligt stöd till tillhandahållare av grundläggande betaltjänster

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Introductory provisions

section 1 of this regulation provides for State aid

to the providers of basic payment services. The purpose of the

support is aimed at all members of society should have access to

basic payment services at reasonable prices.

section 2 of the aid under this regulation in accordance with

The European Commission's decision 21/EU of 20 december

2011 on the application of article 106(2) of the Treaty on

The functioning of the European Union on State aid in the form of

public service compensation granted to certain

undertakings entrusted with the operation of services of

General economic interest.

The aid shall be deemed to have entrusted

basic payment services of general economic interest.

section 3 with the basic payment services referred to in this regulation

payment transfers, withdrawals of cash and management of

time funds for merchants and nonprofits.

Conditions for support

section 4 Support may be provided, subject to availability of funds, to the company

that could provide basic payment services

where there is a need for such services.

In determining whether there is a need, in particular,

taken to the distance to the nearest provider of

basic payment services and to the estimated number of

users of the services.

Support shall not be granted if it is likely that any other

operator within a reasonable period of time will provide basic

payment services on a commercial basis.

paragraph 5 of the support shall not be provided to a recipient who has debts

for Swedish taxes or fees of the bailiff

or are in liquidation or bankruptcy.

Support may not be provided to a recipient who does not have

necessary permits or mandatory registration under

Act (2010:751) on payment services.

Determining authority

section 6 of the County Administrative Board in the county where the basic

payment services shall be provided to the hearing under this


paragraph 7 of the decision on the aid to the current County Council set the

conditions necessary to meet the purpose of the aid.


section 8, an application for assistance shall be made in writing to

the County Administrative Board in the county where the basic payment services

shall be provided.

The application shall be signed by the applicant.

The information contained in the application shall be submitted in their honour.

§ 9 a company applying for aid must provide current

the county administrative board the documents and information agency

need to be able to examine the application.

section 10 If an undertaking does not provide the documents or information

imposed by section 9, an entity shall be given the opportunity within a certain

time supplement the application. Is not an invitation to

complete the application may be examined as is.

Documentation and reporting

section 11 of a beneficiary is obliged, upon request of

the County Administrative Board in the county where the basic payment services

provided the necessary leave to Sweden

to fulfil the obligations arising out of

the Commission's decision 21/EU.

12 § länsstyrelsen Dalarna County shall, by 1 april

each year a consolidated financial statement of the

the previous year's decisions to the Government. Of accounts

It should be made clear which companies have received assistance, how many

aid applications that have been rejected and a forecast for the

next year's aid donations.

The County Administrative Board of Dalarna County, even by 1 april

every two years submit a summary description of the aid

use and effects in relation to the purpose for which

given in paragraph 1.

Refunds and chargebacks

paragraph 13 of the County Administrative Board in the county where the basic

payment services may decide that a granted

support in whole or in part shall not be paid if the

1. the applicant for aid by providing false

information or in any other way have caused it

granted improperly or with excessive amounts,

2. the aid for any other reason have been granted incorrectly or

with the high amount and the recipient should have known this,


3. the conditions for the aid have not been respected.

section 14 of the recipient of assistance under this regulation are

repayment required if any of the grounds referred to in paragraph 13 of


section 15 if a beneficiary is obliged to refund under section 14,

to the County Board in the county where the basic

payment services are provided may decide to fully or partially

claim back the aid. If there are special reasons,

the County Board may waive requirements for the repayment in full or in



section 16 of the 22 a of the Administrative Procedure Act (1986:223) contains provisions

If the appeal to the administrative court. Other decisions

than a decision under section 13 may not be appealed.


section 17 of the National Post and Telecom Agency, notify

1. regulations on how aid should be calculated and if

control of overcompensation, and

2. additional regulations on the enforcement of this


Transitional provisions


1. This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 July 2014.

2. The County Administrative Board Dalarna County first summary

explanation of the use and effects of the aid in relation

for the purposes referred to in paragraph 1 shall be submitted to the Government

last modified on april 2016.