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Article 1 this regulation lays down the law
(2009:724) on national minorities and minority languages, as well as
If Government subsidies to local governments for additional costs
and measures in response to the law.
paragraph 2 of the Stockholm County Administrative Board is responsible for monitoring
of the administrative authorities ' application of the law (2009:724)
about national minorities and minority languages.
The first subparagraph shall not apply to such follow-up subject
section 3. Regulation (2010:196).
section 3 of the Sami Parliament is responsible for the follow-up of
application of the law by the administrative authorities (2009:724) if
national minorities and minority languages with regard to
the Sami and Sami.
Optional connection to management area
4 § the notifications under section 7 of the Act (2009:724) on national
minorities and minority languages are being assessed by the Government annually.
Such a notification shall be submitted to the Cabinet Office last
on 1 april.
When considering whether a municipality after the notification shall be included in a
administrative area, shall be taken into account if there is a
pronounced interest from minorities to the municipality concerned shall
included in the management area. It is the municipality that will show that
such an interest exists in the relevant minority in
the municipality. Regulation (2010:1991).
State aid to municipalities and county councils
5 § State aid within the meaning of this regulation, subject
availability of funds, to the municipalities included in the
the administrative districts for Finnish, meänkieli and Saami under
section 6 of the Act (2009:724) on national minorities and
6 § State aid within the meaning of this regulation, subject
availability of funds, to the County Council of Dalarna County,
Gävleborg, jämtland, norrbotten, Skåne County, Sweden
The County of Stockholm, Södermanland, Uppsala County, Västerbotten
län, Västernorrland County, Västmanland County, Västra Götaland
County, the County of Örebro and Östergötland County. Regulation (2014:1543).
7 § State aid within the meaning of this regulation, subject
availability of funds, also to the municipality that the Government
under section 7 of the Act (2009:724) on national minorities and
minority languages decided to get included in a
The municipalities that are part of such a management area
set out in the annex to this regulation.
8 § State aid to municipalities and county councils left
annually. The State contribution is intended to be used for the
additional costs incurred in the municipality and the County Council with
reason of the rights which individuals derive from the law
(2009:724) on national minorities and minority languages, and
measures to support the use of Finnish,
Meänkieli and Sami.
Each municipality shall, jointly with the national minorities
identify the needs of the municipality of measures supporting
for the use of Finnish, meänkieli and Sami.
section 9 of the State's contribution to a municipality is calculated on the basis of
First, a basic amount of 660 000 kroons, the number of inhabitants
in the municipality on 1 november of the year before the allowance is paid.
A commune with
– less than 50 000 inhabitants, 1 basic amount,
– up to 80 000 inhabitants, 1.5 basic amount,
-up to 100 000 inhabitants, 2 basic amount,
-up to 400 000 inhabitants, 3 basic amount, and
– 400 000 inhabitants or more, 4 basic amount.
A municipality which is part of two or three administrative areas,
In addition to the basic amounts a special contribution of 500 000 kroons.
section 10 of the State's contribution to a County Council is 250 000 SEK.
10 a of the Government contribution under section 9 or 10 may be reduced if
the municipality or the County does not have exhausted the entire
the grant amount for the immediately preceding premium years.
The reduction referred to in the first subparagraph shall be made in an amount
equivalent to not more than the amount that has not been spent.
The allowance shall not be reduced if the municipality or
the County Council shows that the funds, in whole or in part, shall be used
for such specific additional costs or measures to
support the use of Finnish, meänkieli and Sami who do not
will be covered by the next annual State subsidies.
section 11 of the Sami Parliament will examine questions about the State's contribution to the
Municipalities included in the administrative area of the Sami language and to
the county councils of Dalarna, jämtland, norrbotten County and
Västerbotten County. Stockholm County Administrative Board shall hear
questions about State aid to other municipalities and counties.
The contributions shall be paid at the latest by 1 april of each premium years.
section 12 of a municipality or a county that received contributions
under this regulation is required to make a financial
accounting for the funds paid and an accounting of what
funds have been used to. Local authorities should also disclose how
the survey referred to in paragraph 8 has been carried out.
Report shall be submitted to the authority has paid
paragraph 13 of the Stockholm County Administrative Board may provide additional
regulations on accounting under section 12 and the regulations on the
enforcement of section 10 (a). Regulation (2011:1530).
paragraph 14 of the Decision by the County Administrative Board of Stockholm under this
Regulation may not be appealed. Nor did the decision of
The Sami Parliament pursuant to this Regulation may be appealed.
1. this Regulation shall enter into force on May 1, 2010.
2. Government grants for the grant year 2010 to the County Council of West
Götaland and the municipalities listed in the annex to
Regulation shall be paid at the latest by 1 July 2010.
1. this Regulation shall enter into force on 1 February 2011.
2. State subsidies as a result of this regulation for the grant year
2011 County Council of Gävleborg County, Göteborg municipality,
Hofors municipality, Kalix municipality, the municipality of Skinnskatteberg,
Geography of Stockholm and Umeå municipality, shall be paid at the latest by 1
1. This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 January 2012.
2. The new provisions of section 10 shall apply for the first time in
the case of State aid that is paid for the grant year 2013.
1. This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 June 2015.
2. The provision in section 10 apply to the County Council first
time in the case of State aid that is paid for the grant year
Annex list of municipalities on the basis of section 7 of the Act
(2009:724) on national minorities and minority languages included
in an administrative area
Municipality Administrative Area
Borlänge municipality, Finnish
Borås municipality, Finnish
Degerfors municipality, Finnish
Dorotea municipality Sami
Enköping municipality, Finnish
Fagersta municipality, Finnish
Finspång municipality Finnish
Gävle municipality, Finnish
Göteborg municipality, Finnish
Hofors municipality, Finnish
Hällefors municipality, Finnish
Kalix municipality, Finnish and meänkieli
Karlskoga municipality, Finnish
Lindesberg municipality Finnish
Ludvika municipality, Finnish
Luleå municipality, Finnish
Malmö municipality, Finnish
Mariestad municipality, Finnish
Motala municipality, Finnish
Norrköping municipality, Finnish
Norrtälje municipality, Finnish
Nykvarn municipality, Finnish
Oxelösund municipality Finnish
Sandviken municipality, Finnish
The municipality of Skinnskatteberg Finnish
Skövde municipality, Finnish
Smedjebacken municipality Finnish
Sundbyberg municipality, Finnish
Sundsvall municipality Finnish
Surahammar municipality, Finnish
Trelleborg municipality, Finnish
Trollhättan municipality, Finnish
Trosa municipality, Finnish
Uddevalla municipality, Finnish
Umeå municipality, Finnish
Västerås municipality, Finnish
Örebro municipality, Finnish
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