Regulation (2008:1239) Of Government Grants To Authorized Adoption Associations And National Organizations For Adoptees

Original Language Title: Förordning (2008:1239) om statsbidrag till auktoriserade adoptionssammanslutningar och till riksorganisationer för adopterade

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Read the untranslated law here: http://rkrattsbaser.gov.se/sfst?bet=2008:1239

Introductory provision



Article 1 this regulation lays down provisions on State aid

to authorized adoption associations and to

national organizations for adoptees. State aid must be provided subject

availability of funds.



The purpose of the State's contribution



2 § the purpose of State contribution to authorized

adoption associations is to support their work with

international adoption agency.



section 3 purpose of the State's contribution to national organizations of

adopted is to provide administrative support to these

organizations.



Definitions



paragraph 4 for the purposes of this regulation,



authorized adoption Association: Association which has

authorization to work with an international adoption agency

According to section 6 and 6 a of the Act (1997:192) concerning international

adoption agency,



National Organization for adoptees: non-profit association whose

main purpose is to protect the members adopted

interests.



Conditions for State aid



paragraph 5 of the State aid may be granted to authorized

adoption associations and national organizations for

adoptees.



section 6 of the National Agency for family law and parental support shall specify conditions for government subsidy. Regulation (2015:980).



Caseload management



section 7, on application, be examined questions about government grants of Authority for family law and parental support. Regulation (2015:980).



section 8 application for Government grants from authorized adoption associations shall have been received by the Authority for family law and parental support by 15 January grant year. Application for Government grants from national organizations for adopted shall have been received by the Agency no later than 31 March of the grant year. Regulation (2015:980).



Distribution of Government grants



§ 9 the authority of family law and parental support shall allocate no more than 10 percent of the State's contribution to national organizations for adoptees. Regulation (2015:980).



section 10 of the National Agency for family law and parental support shall distribute the remaining portion of the Government contribution to authorized adoption associations as follows: 1.50% of the State's contribution is allocated with equal amounts of all authorized adoption associations and the remaining amount is allocated by the average number of children that each of the associations have conveyed during the previous two years.



2. State grants are provided only if an authorized adoption Association has been authorized during the two preceding calendar years, and conveyed the children for adoption, at least one of the two preceding calendar years.



3. The total estimated government subsidy may not exceed $1,000 per average number of mediated child during the two preceding calendar years. Regulation (2015:980).



Accounting, etc.



11 § Authorized adoption associations and national organizations for adopted shall annually submit a comprehensive report to the authority on family law and parental support on State grant use in relation to the purpose of the grant under this regulation. Report shall be submitted not later than 1 June of the year following the adoption of the associations authorized the grant year and not later than 31 March of the year following the grant year of national organisations for adoptees. Regulation (2015:980).



12 § Authorized adoption associations and national organizations for adopted granted government subsidies are required, upon request by the authority for family law and maternity support leave the basis needed for the Agency's review. Regulation (2015:980).



Refunds and chargebacks



section 13 Recipient of State aid under this regulation is liable to repay about 1. receiver by providing incorrect information or otherwise has caused that the contribution has been provided improperly or with excessive amount, 2. the contribution is not used for the purpose for which it has been granted, 3. the terms of the decision on the contribution have not been followed, 4. the recipient does not submit such financial statements referred to in section 11 or 5. the recipient is an authorized adoption Association and this has had its authorization revoked.



If a recipient of a grant is required to repay pursuant to the first paragraph, the Authority for family law and parental support, decide to fully or partially recover the premium. If there are special reasons, the authority may remit the repayment in full or in part.

Regulation (2015:980).



Appeal



14 decision of the Agency for family law and maternity assistance under this Regulation may not be appealed. Regulation (2015:980).