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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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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