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Regulation (2008:63) On State Grants To Organizations Formed On An Ethnic Basis

Original Language Title: Förordning (2008:63) om statsbidrag till organisationer bildade på etnisk grund

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Introductory provisions

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.

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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

and 8.

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.

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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.

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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

realized this,

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.

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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.

Transitional provisions


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.