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Article 1 this regulation lays down provisions on State aid
to organizations formed on an ethnic basis.
The purpose of the State grant is to strengthen the organizations ' own
initiatives and activities in relation to culture, language, identity and
participation in society.
section 2 of the inquiries about refunds under this regulation must be examined by the authority of youth and civil society issues.
Conditions for refund
paragraph 3 of the Contribution is provided, subject to availability of funds.
4 § Contributions may be made to an organization
1. for the most part, members of foreign origin,
2. carry out their activities in Sweden,
3. have a nationwide organization with adequate
geographical distribution in relation to those who are
the Organization's member base,
4. have a minimum of 1,000 paying members connected to the
local associations or departments,
5. self pay for part of their activities,
6. have a democratic structure and operating a business
that does not conflict with the ideas of democracy,
7. have a purpose that is consistent with what is stated in paragraph 1 of the
second subparagraph, and
8. has operated for at least two years.
Grants may also be submitted to the Agency for the organisations
referred to in the first subparagraph.
5 § grants may under a three-year start-up period provided
also to the organizations referred to in paragraph 4 but as
does not meet the conditions laid down in paragraph 4 3, 4
section 6 Contributions must not be made to an organization which has debts
for Swedish taxation of the Swedish Enforcement Administration
or are in liquidation or bankruptcy.
section 7 of the grant application should be made in writing. The applicant must provide
Authority of youth and civil society issues the documents and particulars as the Board determines.
The accuracy of the declarations made pursuant to the first
subparagraph shall be certified by the Organization's accountant.
Decision and payment
section 8 in an order for contribution to the last day of accounting under
section 10 shall be determined.
Decision on refunds may be subject to conditions.
9 § grants are awarded for a maximum of one year at a time.
section 10 of an organization that receives a grant under this
Regulation are required to at the time as specified in the
the decision to leave a financial review of the received funds
to the Agency for youth and civil society issues.
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 complied with. If the contributions received amounted to
at least five price base amounts according to Chapter 2. 6 and 7 § §
social security code, this must be done by an authorized
or certified public accountant. Regulation (2014:76).
section 11 of an organization which has received grants are required to
at the request of the administration of youth and civil society issues leave the Board asks for review of financial statements. Regulation (2014:76).
12 § the museums of youth and civil society issues, in its annual report provide a comprehensive accounting of who has received grants and the amounts. Authority of youth and civil society issues must also not later than 1 June of each year to the Government provide a summary statement of what contributions have been used to and, if possible, an assessment of
State the amount of the effects in relation to the purpose of the contributions.
Refunds and chargebacks
section 13 recipient of a financial contribution under this regulation are
repayment required if
1. the receiver by providing incorrect information or other
way has caused that the contribution has been delivered incorrectly or
with too high amounts,
2. the grant of any reason other than what is said in 1 has been provided
improperly or with excessive amount and the recipient should have
3. the contribution is not used for the purpose specified in paragraph 1 of the other
4. the person has received the grant does not leave such accounting
referred to in section 10, or
5. terms and conditions of the decision have not been complied with.
section 14 If a beneficiary is obliged to refund under section 13 to the authority of youth and civil society issues decide to fully or partially recover the premium. If there are special reasons for it, the Agency may for youth and civil society issues waive recovery in whole or in part.
15 § the museums of youth and civil society issues may indicate the provisions necessary for the implementation of this regulation. Regulation (2014:76).
section 16 of the Decision pursuant to this Regulation may not be appealed.
This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 July 2008, then
Ordinance (2000:216) concerning State aid to organizations that
promotes integration shall be repealed. The repealed
the regulation, however, is still for contributions
granted before 1 July 2008.
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