Law (2009:704) On The European Grouping Of Territorial Cooperation

Original Language Title: Lag (2009:704) om europeiska grupperingar för territoriellt samarbete

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Introductory provision

section 1 of this Act contains provisions which complement

European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1082/2006 of the

on 5 July 2006 on a European grouping of territorial

cooperation (EGTC).

A European grouping of territorial cooperation is referred to in

This law grouping.

Questions about participation in a grouping, etc.

section 2 of the questions about a Swedish member participation in a grouping

be considered by the Government.

The Government is also examining the issues amending the agreement to

form a grouping, significant alteration of a grouping

Statute and such matters as referred to in articles 13 and 14 of

European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1082/2006.

Transfer of management tasks to an EGTC

section 3 of the Government may assign to a group

management information concerning programs of territorial

cooperation, which is partly financed by the EU. The

administrative functions transferred may include the

decision-making regarding allocation of aid from the EC's

structural funds.

Register of groupings, etc.

section 4 of the Swedish companies registration office shall keep a register of groups with

based in Sweden. In the registry, information about the Government's

decision in the case of a grouping shall be entered.

The Swedish companies registration office shall immediately announce in post-och Inrikes Tidningar

What has been entered in the register.

In cases where registration fee paid for the

handling. Fee must also be paid for maintaining the register.

paragraph 5 of the notice of registration of a grouping shall be made by

all prospective members of the grouping.

Application of administrative procedure act

6 § When a grouping based in Sweden is dealing with

administrative information relating to the administration of

partly funded by the EU, the following provisions of the

administrative law (1986:223) are applied:

– section 9 of representatives and counsel,

– section 10 of incoming documents,

– paragraphs 11 and 12 of his disqualification,

– paragraph 14 of a party's right to communicate


– section 15 if the annotation of data;

– paragraphs 16 and 17 on the parties ' right to obtain information,

-section 20 on motivation of decisions,

– paragraph 21 on notification of the decision,

– 22 – 25 sections on appeal, etc.,

to 26 § correcting typos and the like,

– paragraphs 27 and 28 for reconsideration of the decision, as well as

to 30 of about the appeal of the rejection decision.

Bookkeeping, annual accounts and audit

section 7 of the regulations on accounting, the annual accounts and audit

for a grouping can be found in the respective accounting law

(1999:1078), the annual accounts Act (1995:1554) and

Auditing Act (1999:1079).

Liquidation and dissolution

section 8 of the members of a grouping based in Sweden, in

the contract for the formation of the grouping, regulate the procedure for the

the grouping's liquidation and dissolution.

The EGTC shall inform the Government and the companies registration office if

the decision to open winding-up and dissolution of a

grouping based in Sweden. Information on liquidation

and resolution shall be entered in the register of groupings.

Control of the management of public funds

§ 9 the authority that the Government should, in the case of a

EGTC's management of public funds to carry out control

and to take other measures under articles 6(1) and 6(2) of the

European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1082/2006.

A grouping is required to provide the documents

and information necessary for verification.

The authority will report the results of the inspection to

Government, Corporate, and grouping.

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