Regulation (2012:409) If Government Subsidies For Activities That Highlights The Eu's Future Issues

Original Language Title: Förordning (2012:409) om statsbidrag för verksamhet som belyser EU:s framtidsfrågor

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Introductory provisions

Article 1 this regulation lays down provisions on State aid

for activities that highlights the challenges facing the European

the Union and its Member States face in the future.

section 2 of the Authority of youth and civil society issues, try

questions about State aid under this regulation.

Regulation (2014:76) 7

The purpose of Government grant

3 § the purpose of Government grant is to provide support to various

stakeholders to stimulate a comprehensive debate on the EU's

future issues regarding

1. the economic crisis and ways to increase growth,

2. democracy, citizen participation and basic


3. The EU's global role and expansion, and

4. reform of the EU's working methods, institutions and treaties.

Conditions for State aid

section 4 of the Government subsidies may be provided subject to availability of funds.

5 § Government subsidies may be provided to non-profit associations

1. is independent and democratically structured,

2. operates without a profit for at least two years

prior to the grant application,

3. carries out activities aimed at awareness-raising

action or advocacy in Sweden, and

4. in its operations respects the democratic ideas, including

the principles of equality and non-discrimination.

Contributions may be submitted also to the foundations that are not Government

or local authority and meeting the requirements of the first subparagraph

2? 4.

6 § State aid shall not be granted to an association or

Foundation, which has liabilities of Swedish taxes or fees

of enforcement authority or which are in liquidation or


section 7 of the State subsidy may be granted only for operations aimed at

is to shed light on the EU's future issues from various starting points

and perspectives

1. develop and disseminate qualified reports, studies,

the debate or similar letters, or

2. organise seminars, conferences or similar events.

Activities referred to in the first subparagraph, which is focused on

develop policy options with regard to the challenges the EU

and its Member States face in the short and long term,

particular priority.

The grant may not be used for administrative expenses in

the Association's or Foundation's ordinary activities.


section 8 application for refund shall be made in writing. The application may

be transferred electronically to the Agency for youth and

civil society issues. Regulation (2014:77).

§ 9 the application shall include the

1. If the applicant is an organisation, the statutes of the applicant;

2. If the applicant is a Foundation, the applicant's

Foundation mandate,

3. documents showing who may represent the


4. an annual report or other report of the

activities carried out by the applicant during the last

fiscal year,

5. information on the activities that the application relates to and what

that is the goal of the activities,

6. a budget for the activities to which it relates, and

7. If the applicant is an association, an indication of the number of


The applicant is obliged, upon request by the authority for

Youth and civil society issues leave the other documents and

information which the Authority considers that the application should

able to be tried. Regulation (2014:77).

Decisions and payments

10 § Agency of youth and civil society issues may give

preference to applicants who are judged to have the best conditions

to meet the objective set out in section 3 and other

conditions for State aid under this regulation. At

the allocation of contributions to particular width when it comes to the

participants who receive contribution and a good distribution of the results

be taken into account. Regulation (2014:77).

section 11 in a decision to grant State aid shall state

for the business the premium is granted. The decision may be subject

with conditions. These should be indicated in the decision. In the decision, the

also indicate the date of an accounting under paragraph 13 of last will

be the authority for youth and civil society issues to

Handa. Regulation (2014:77).

section 12 of the State contribution is paid at one point. If the contribution

exceed five price base amounts according to Chapter 2. 6 and 7 § §

social insurance code, however, it may be paid in two



paragraph 13 of an association or foundation that has received

Government grants under this regulation is liable to to

Authority for youth and civil society issues leave a

financial accounting and statement in the thing of the business

carried out or have been carried out with the support of the premium at the time of the

date specified in the decision. Beneficiary shall

at the same time recognise the results that have been achieved and how

the results relate to the purpose for which the refund is

granted for.

An auditor shall audit the accounts. The auditor's report on

the review shall be attached to the report. If the contribution has

received is at least five price base amounts according to Chapter 2.

6 and 7 of the social code, the auditor shall be

authorized or approved. Regulation (2014:77).

section 14 of an association or foundation that has received

the Government is obliged, upon request by the authority for

Youth and civil society issues leave it basis

the authority needs to review such a report as

referred to in section 13. Regulation (2014:77).

section 15 Authority for youth and civil society issues, in

its annual report state what that has a State grant

According to this regulation, as well as the amounts for which

purposes. Authority for youth and civil society issues must

In addition, in the annual report provide a summary statement

explanation of what contribution has been paid.

Regulation (2014:77).

Refunds and chargebacks

16 § the recipient of State aid under this regulation are

repayment required if

1. the receiver by providing incorrect information or

otherwise has caused that the grant has been submitted incorrectly

or with excessive amounts,

2. the grant of any other reasons have been given incorrectly, or

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

3. the refund entirely or partially unused or not

has been used for the purpose for which it has been granted,

4. the recipient does not submit such a report referred to in

section 13, or

5. the recipient did not comply with the terms of the decision on the contribution.

section 17, if a beneficiary is required to repay pursuant to the

section 16, the public authority for youth and civil society issues

decide to fully or partially recover the State contribution. If

There are special reasons, the Authority for youth and

civil society issues, decide to waive recovery in whole or

partially. Regulation (2014:77).


section 18 of the Youth Authority and civil society issues

provide for the enforcement of this regulation.

Regulation (2014:77).


section 19 of the Decision pursuant to this Regulation may not be appealed.