Regulation (2008:349) Of Government Grants To Organizations For Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Or People With Transgender Identity Or Expression

Original Language Title: Förordning (2008:349) om statsbidrag till organisationer för homosexuella, bisexuella, transsexuella eller personer med könsöverskridande identitet eller uttryck

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Introductory provisions

Article 1 this regulation lays down provisions on State aid

to organisations of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender

or persons with Transgender identity or expression.

With a transgender identity or expression means that someone

do not identify themselves as male or female or by their

attire or otherwise give expression to belong to a

of the other sex.

2 § the purpose of Government grant is to support organisations

own initiatives and activities with the purpose of strengthening

the position in society of lesbian, gay, bisexual,

Transgender or people with Transgender identity

or expression.

section 3 questions about refunds under this regulation be reviewed by

Authority for youth and civil society issues.

Regulation (2014:92).

Terms and conditions for submissions

section 4 of the Contribution is provided, subject to availability of funds.

5 § Contributions may be provided to an organization

1. is independent and democratically structured with an activity

which do not run counter to democratic ideas,

2. have a main purpose which complies with section 2,

3. conducts its operations in Sweden,

4. self pays for part of its business;

5. have a nationwide organisation with satisfactory

geographical distribution in relation to the Organization's

Member basis,

6. has conducted business with a purpose which complies

with paragraph 2, for at least two years, and

7. have a minimum of 500 paying members or paying

members and organised activities for at least four

local associations or departments.

section 6 grants may under a three-year start-up period provided

even if your organization does not meet the conditions specified in

5 § 5-7.

section 7 of the Contribution cannot be left to an organization that has liabilities

for Swedish taxes or fees of the bailiff

or are in liquidation or bankruptcy.


section 8 application for refund shall be made in writing. The applicant shall submit

Authority for youth and civil society issues the documents

and tasks which the Board decides in an individual case.

The reliability of the data on paid members under

5 § 7 shall be certified by the Organization's accountant.

Regulation (2014:92).

Decisions and payments

section 9 in a decision to grant, the last day of accounting under

section 13 specified.

Decisions on grants may be subject to conditions.

section 10 of the refund shall be granted for a maximum of one year at a time.

section 11 in assessing organizational grant shall

Authority for youth and civil society issues take into account

the number of members and to comprehensiveness.

Consideration should also be given to whether the Organization, other

State Organization grants for their activities.

Regulation (2014:92).

section 12 of the allowance is paid at one point. If the contribution

exceed five price base amounts according to Chapter 2. 6 and 7 § §

the social security code, the allowance is paid at two

occasions, each time with half of the granted

grant. Regulation (2010:1736).


section 13, an organization which has received grants under this

Regulation is bound to at the time as specified in the

the decision to leave the Agency for youth and

civil society issues a financial accounting of the received

funds and an accounting of what funds have been used to.

The Organization's auditor shall certify that the financial

the General ledger accounts are reliable, accurate, and

that the conditions for the grant and applicable regulations, etc.

have been followed. If the contributions received amounted to

at least five price base amounts according to Chapter 2. 6 and 7 § §

social insurance code, this should be done by an authorized

or certified public accountant. Regulation (2014:92).

section 14 of an organization which has received grants are required to

at the request of the administration of youth and civil society issues

leave the evidence which the Board requests for review of

General Ledger. Regulation (2014:92).

section 15 Authority for youth and civil society issues, in

its annual financial statements provide a comprehensive presentation of the

a grants and the amounts. Authority for youth and

civil society issues must, by 1 June of each year

to the Government to provide a summary of what

the contributions have been used to and, if possible, an assessment of

Government grant effects in relation to the purpose of

the contributions. Regulation (2014:92).

Refunds and chargebacks

16 § the recipient of a grant under this regulation are

repayment required if

1. the receiver by providing incorrect information or other

way has caused that the contribution has been given incorrectly or

with the high amount,

2. the refund for any other reason than what is said in 1 has been provided

improperly or with excessive amount and the recipient should have

realized this,

3. the contribution is not used for the purpose stated in section 2,

4. a person who has received the grant does not leave such a

report referred to in section 13, or

5. terms and conditions of the order have not been met.

section 17, if a beneficiary is required to repay pursuant to the

section 16 of the public authority for youth and civil society issues

decide to fully or partially recover the premium. If the

There are specific reasons to do so, the authority may for the youth and

civil society affairs remit repayment in whole or in part.

Regulation (2014:92).


section 18 of the Youth Authority and civil society issues

notify the regulations necessary for the execution of

This regulation. Regulation (2014:92).


section 19 of the Decision pursuant to this Regulation may not be appealed.

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