Regulation (2012:316) Of State Aid For Certain Activities In The Disability Field

Original Language Title: Förordning (2012:316) om statsbidrag för viss verksamhet på funktionshindersområdet

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Scope and purpose



section 1 of this regulation provides for State aid for

activities in the areas of



1. contact, support and training in connection with rehabilitation

for people with spinal cord injury, mainly people over

18 years,



2. Braille training and similar rehabilitation for

people with visual disabilities, preferably persons over the age of 18,



3. camp and meeting activities with knowledge and

Exchange of experiences for adults or children with rare

diagnoses or disorders that cause impairments,

and for the children's family members,



4. recreation for people who, as a result of

disabilities have extensive needs of specific

accessibility efforts that they cannot take part in General

recreational facility. Regulation (2013:197).



2 § the purpose of State aid within the meaning of this regulation is to

promote specialized rehabilitation and support

education, knowledge exchange and recreation for people who

referred to in paragraph 1. Government grant will strengthen and complement

operations carried out or funded by the State, counties

or municipality. Regulation (2014:526).



Conditions for State aid



3 § State aid under this regulation be provided subject

availability of funds.



4 § State aid under this Regulation may be submitted to a

non-profit organization



1. is a legal person,



2. is democratically structured,



3. operate on a non-profit basis,



4. directs activities to people with disabilities

throughout the country,



5. in its operations respects the democratic ideas, including

the principles of equality and non-discrimination,



6. carrying out activities against the stated objectives and expected

results and have a plan for a period of two years or more,

that describes the activities that are planned in order to solve

identified issues and how the work will be followed up,



7. can document their business through determined

activities and audit reports, and



8. for at least two years engaged in volunteer work in any

or any of the areas referred to in paragraph 1.



Government grants may also be given to a foundation that is not

State or local government, and which complies with the requirements of the first

paragraph 3 – 8.



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

Foundation



1. have liabilities of Swedish taxes or fees in

Enforcement authority,



2. is in liquidation or bankruptcy, or



3. has a different state grant for the same activities as a

application under this regulation relates.



The shape of the State contribution



section 6 of the State's contribution is an operating grant support for such

activities referred to in paragraph 1. Grant may also refer to:

some administrative costs of the business.



Application and decision



section 7 of the National Board hears questions about State grants under this

Regulation. Decisions are made once a year and refers to grants for

a calendar year.



section 8 application for State aid under this Regulation shall be

written and be made on a special form which is submitted to the

The National Board of health and welfare.



Application must be signed by an authorized

representatives of the Association or foundation which is applying for

grant. In the application, it is certified that the information

provided there is real.



§ 9 an application shall contain



1. the applicant's statutes or Foundation appointment;



2. documents showing who has the right to

represent the Association or Foundation,



3. the annual report, the annual financial statements or equivalent

statement of accounts, annual report and

audit report for the previous fiscal year,



4. information on the activities sought, what is

the goal of the activities, how results should be tracked and how

the results relate to the purpose of the State's contribution,



5. the annual budget for the activities to which it relates, and



6. information on the existence of other marks applied for or granted

contribution.



10 § candidates must submit the documents to the National Board of health and welfare

and the National Board of health and welfare information request to examine

the application.



section 11 if an applicant does not submit the documents or information

as follows from 8 – 10 sections, the applicant shall be given the opportunity to

complement the application within a given time. If the applicant does not

follow the prompts to complete the application, the

The National Board of health and examine the application as is.



12 § examination of the applications received,

The National Board of health priorities and grant applications

considered to be in the best position to meet the purpose for which

specified in section 2.



In the examination of the applications received under section 3 should

The National Board of health priorities and grant applications

broad focus on several rare disorders and syndromes.

The National Board may also give priority to and provide the

applications from applicants that offer activities for both

adults and children. Regulation (2014:526).



paragraph 13 of a decision on State aid, it should be specified



1. for the objectives and activities the grant is awarded,



2. the conditions for granting the premium,



3. for the year in which the grant is awarded, and



4. the reasons for the priority made under section 12.



The decision shall also include a statement on 14, 17 and 18 sections.



Accounting



section 14 of an association or Foundation has received contributions

According to this Regulation no later than 30 april of the year following

grant year to National Board submit an annual report

containing



1. a financial statement and explanation of what the funds

used to,



2. a description of the results achieved and that can

likely to be achieved and how they relate to the objectives

the premium granted for and to the purpose stated in section 2, and



3. other information and documents requested by the National Board of health and welfare.



Report shall be made on a special form provided in

to the National Board.



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

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

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

6 and 7 of the social code, should the review be made of the

an authorized or certified public accountant.



section 15 of the National Board of health shall, by 30 september of the year following the

grant year to the Government to provide a consolidated presentation of the

State aid provided under this regulation, broken down by the

in the areas referred to in paragraph 1. Report shall contain



1. data on who has received government subsidies, with

the amount for which the goals and activities,



2. information on the results achieved and adopted

be achieved and how they relate to the objectives that the contributions

granted, and



3. a statement of the State grant use in relation

for the purposes set out in section 2.



The National Board of health shall, every five years to evaluate the grant design

in accordance with this regulation and, in particular, assess how

grant design meets the objectives set out in section 2.



Payout



paragraph 16 of the Government contribution shall be paid half-yearly, with no more than half

the contribution for the year.



Refunds and chargebacks



section 17 a recipient of State aid under this regulation are

repayment required if



1. the receiver by providing incorrect information or

any other way has caused that the contribution has been provided on

false pretense or with excessive amounts,



2. the grant of any other reasons have been submitted on the incorrect basis

or with too high amount and the recipient should have realized

This,



3. the refund entirely or partially unused or not

has been used for the objectives or activities that it has been granted

for,



4. the receiver has not submitted such a report referred to in

section 14, or



5. the terms of the decision on the contribution has not been followed.



section 18 if a beneficiary is required to repay pursuant to the

section 17 of the National Board of health shall decide to fully or partially require

back the premium. If there are special reasons for it,

The National Board may waive the repayment in full or in part.



Authorization



section 19 of the National Board may provide for

enforcement of this regulation.



Appeal



section 20 of the Board's decision pursuant to this Regulation shall not

subject to appeal.



Transitional provisions



2012:316



1. This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 July 2012 and

apply for the first time in the case of State aid for the year 2013.



2. Older decision still apply for Government grants relating to

the period before January 1, 2013.



2013:197



1. This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 June 2013, when

Ordinance (1994:950) concerning State aid to

disability organisations, recreation facilities,

cease to apply.



2. This Regulation shall apply for the first time in the case of

State funding for the year 2014.



3. Older rules still apply for Government grants

relating to the period prior to 1 January 2014.



2014:526



1. this Regulation shall enter into force on 15 July 2014.



2. this Regulation shall apply for the first time in the case of

Government grants for the year 2015.



3. Older rules still apply for Government grants

relating to the period prior to 1 January 2015.