Regulation (2010:1879) On Support For Certain Measures In Forestry

Original Language Title: Förordning (2010:1879) om stöd till vissa åtgärder inom skogsbruket

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Scope of application

1 § aid under this Regulation may, subject to availability of

medium, provided for the natural and cultural environment conservation measures within the

forestry and to develop and nurture the hardwood forests.

section 2 of the aid under this Regulation shall not be granted for measures

that has started before the application for aid has been granted.

section 3 a recipient of assistance under 2 or Chapter 5.

Ordinance (2007:481) on support for

rural development measures shall not be granted aid for

the same costs in accordance with this regulation.

Aid under this Regulation may be combined with other

forms of State aid or other Union support than that

referred to in the first subparagraph if the total payments not

exceed the maximum aid intensities laid down in this

Regulation. If the aid provided pursuant to paragraph 5 of the second subparagraph,

the total aid, however, does not mean that the ceiling

as set out in Commission Regulation (EC) No 1998/2006 of

on 15 december 2006 on the application of articles 87 and

88 of the Treaty to de minimis aid is exceeded.

Regulation (2011:172).

Support for natural and cultural environmental protection measures

4 § support for natural and cultural environmental protection measures within the

forestry may be submitted for

1. such measures which go beyond the requirements laid down in

Forestry Act (1979:429), and

2. first afforestation with deciduous forests on land that was previously used

for agricultural purposes, if afforestation is of value for nature

and cultural environment.

The support referred to in the first subparagraph may be provided in an amount

equivalent to not more than 70% of the approved cost of the


Support for deciduous forest management

5 § Support for establishing and caring for hardwood forests may be submitted for

1. complete steps to construct hardwood forests with a maximum

80% of the eligible cost of the action,

2. clearing of plant forest or forest with 60 per cent of

the eligible cost of the action, and

3. other health care of hardwood forests than such clearance referred to in 2,

with a maximum of 80% of the eligible cost of the action.

If the rejuvenated hardwood trees are of the same nature as those which

harvested, supported under the first paragraph 1 be filed only if

the conditions of Commission Regulation (EC) No 1998/2006

and 19 and 20 of the Ordinance (1988:764) on State aid to

the business community are met.

The fate of the aid

section 6 of the Swedish forest agency examines questions of assistance under this


National Board of forestry, prioritising applications for


In the examination, account should be taken of the

1. conversation's and other public interests, and

2. If in the past the applicant has otherwise been granted

State aid.

paragraph 7 of the decision on aid shall be subject to conditions that

the recipient of the aid within certain period of time to perform the work

the aid relates, and the other conditions needed to

meet the support or necessary for supervision and

follow-up of how the aid is used. The conditions shall be set out in

the decision.

section 8 Forestry Board shall keep a detailed record of

support provided under paragraph 5 of the second paragraph. The information contained in the

the register shall be maintained for 10 years from the date on which the aid

was paid out. Regulation (2011:172).

§ 9 on aid has been provided under this regulation and the forest

by the aid is transferred to a new owner, the Swedish forest Agency

decide that the new owner may take over the previous owner's

entitlement to aid.

9 a of the Swedish forest agency may decide that an aid

in whole or in part shall be paid out of any of the

grounds referred to in section 13, 1-3.

Regulation (2011:172).


paragraph 10 of the Forest Board supervises that the conditions for

left assistance under this regulation are complied with.

11 § the recipient of aid under this Regulation shall provide

The Swedish forest Agency the opportunity to check the performance of the

action by the aid.

12 § the recipient of aid under this Regulation shall

call leave forest Agency a written report for

the business support and its exploitation as well as

a plan for the facility's continued exploitation.

Refunds and chargebacks

section 13 Recipient of assistance under this regulation are

repayment required 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, or

3. the terms of the decision on the aid have not been respected.

section 14 if a beneficiary is obliged to refund under section 13,

should 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 15 a recovery decision in accordance with section 13, 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 16 of the 22 a of the Administrative Procedure Act (1986:223) there are

provisions for an appeal to the public

Administrative Court. Other than the National Board of forestry

decision pursuant to paragraph 9 (a) may not be appealed.

Regulation (2011:172).


section 17 of the Swedish forest agency may announce further provisions concerning

conditions for support.

Forest Board may announce the regulations needed

the enforcement of this regulation.

Transitional provisions


This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 april 2011.

The provisions of §§ 3 and 8 in its new wording applied

However, for the period from 15 January 2011.