section 1 of this regulation are handed down in connection with the law
(2010:1539) if the surrender of certain management tasks to
the non-profit association the Swedish outdoor life.
2 § the purpose of State aid within the meaning of this regulation is to support
that people organize themselves to stay in nature and
the pursuit of outdoor activities with public right as the basis and giving
all people the opportunity to get through outdoor recreation
nature, well-being, social community and increased
knowledge about nature and the environment.
section 3 of this regulation,
grants: State aid provided under this regulation,
Premium years: the period from 1 January to 31
outdoor life: stay outdoors in natural or cultural landscape
for well-being and nature without any contest,
recreation organization: a non-profit organization with the primary purpose
for the Organization's activities or purpose of a substantial
part of the business is to conduct or promote a long-term
sustainable outdoor recreation,
organisational grants: grants in relation to
the Organization's membership and activity level, and
operating grants: grants to support a specific
activities for special examination and is associated with
Requirements for an organisation applying for a grant
section 4 of the premium may be granted only to an organization
1. is a recreational organization;
2. is nationwide with
a) anchored a local or regional associations in at least 10
b) whose activities are of general interest to the entire
society and not only locally,
3. has operated for at least three years prior to the application for
4. is independent and democratically structured,
5. in its operations respects the democratic ideas, including
gender equality and prohibition of discrimination, and
6. in the case of membership is open to all people.
section 5 Of the funding required to outdoor recreation organization
1. cherish the simple, natural and sustainable
2. promote health and good opportunities to exercise outdoors,
3. promoting a safe and secure outdoor recreation,
4. contribute to the development of children's and young people's interest in
sports and outdoors, or
5. promotes greater knowledge of and respect for the natural and
cultural environment as well as the right of public access.
section 6 grants may also be given to such recreation organization
meets the requirements of paragraph 4 and 5, and where the members of the
the Organization largely consists of such
outdoor organizations that meet the requirements of section 4 and any of the
the requirements in section 5.
The grant application
section 7 of the application for a grant shall be made in writing and shall have been
to the Swedish outdoor life by 30 september of the year preceding
the premium years that contribution is sought for, or at later date
as a Swedish outdoors.
The applicant shall provide the information and documents
Swedish outdoor life considers necessary for examination of the application.
Decisions on grants
paragraph 8 of the Swedish outdoor life examines questions about contributions under this
§ 9 Contribution given that organization's contribution, or operating grants.
Organization's contribution, however, should not be given to anyone who has received a
other State Organization grants for the same premium years.
10 § Contributions may not be given to anyone who
1. have liabilities of Swedish taxes or fees in
Enforcement authority, or
2. is in liquidation or bankruptcy.
section 11 a decision on funding must refer to a particular premium years. Contribution
be subject to availability of funds, and paid in advance with
up to a quarter by quarter.
section 12 of the decision on the operational grant should indicate which
results the contribution is intended for.
section 13, a person who has received a grant to do a financial
accounting of funds and report what contribution has
been used to. If the contribution is an operational grant,
accounts also include an explanation of how the
results that the grant was intended to have been reached. General Ledger
to otherwise indicate that Swedish outdoor recreation needs
The report shall be accompanied by a certificate from the
the Organization's accountant. The certificate shall state that the auditor
have audited financial statements. The certificate shall also contain the
the auditor's statement of the observations which the auditor has
made. If the contribution amounted to at least five price base amounts under
Chapter 2. 6 and 7 of the social code, the auditor shall be a
authorized or approved auditor.
Financial statements and the auditor's certificate must be submitted to the Swedish
Outdoor life by 1 april of the year following the year in which the contribution
was paid out.
section 14 of the Swedish outdoor activities in its annual report should make an overall
report of who has received funding, the amounts and
for what purposes.
section 15 of the environmental protection agency shall, by 31 May of each year, submit a
Summary of Government of what contributions have
been used to and an assessment of the extent to which
the objectives of the grants have been reached and, if possible, a
assessment of the overall effects of contributions in relation to
the purpose of the contributions.
section 16 of the Swedish outdoor recreation shall provide the environmental protection agency the basis
who really need to report under section 15.
Refunds and chargebacks
section 17 of the one who has received a grant is required to repay, if
1. the receiver by providing incorrect information or other
way has caused that the contribution has been given incorrectly or with
for high amounts,
2. the contribution is not used for the purpose for which it has been given,
3. the recipient does not submit such a report referred to in section 13,
4. the grant of any other reasons have been given incorrectly or with
for the high amount and the recipient should have known this.
section 18 If the person received a grant is required to repay pursuant to the
section 17, the Swedish outdoor life decide to fully or partially
claim back the premium.
Application of administrative procedure act
section 19 of the cases referred to in this regulation should apply
Administrative Procedure Act (1986:223) provisions of
-paragraphs 11 and 12 of his disqualification,
-16 and 17 sections of a party's right to receive information,
-section 20 on motivation of decisions, and
-section 21 relating to the notification of the decision.
paragraph 20 of the Decision pursuant to this Regulation may not be appealed.
1. this Regulation shall enter into force on January 11, 2011, when
Regulation (2003:133) concerning State aid to
recreation organizations shall be repealed.
2. cases instituted at the environmental protection agency under the
repealed Regulation shall be completed by the Swedish outdoor life
According to the new regulation.
3. The repealed regulation still apply, however, in the case of
contributions that have been given before the entry into force.
4. the Report under section 15 shall be made for the first time in 2012.