Regulation (2008:62) Concerning State Aid To Activities Against Racism And Related Forms Of Intolerance

Original Language Title: Förordning (2008:62) om statsbidrag till verksamheter mot rasism och liknande former av intolerans

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Introductory provisions

Article 1 this regulation lays down provisions on State aid

to activities that discourage or prevent racism or

similar forms of intolerance which can take the form of, among other things.

afrophobia, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, anti-Gypsyism, and homophobia.

section 2 of the questions about the grants under this regulation be reviewed by

Authority for youth and civil society issues.

Regulation (2014:91).

Terms and conditions for submissions

paragraph 3 of the Contribution is provided, subject to availability of funds.

4 § Contributions may be made to organizations and foundations, which

are not Government or municipal, and non-profit

operating a business in Sweden which is not contrary to

democracy's ideas.

5 § Contributions may be provided to support activities aimed at

to counteract or prevent racism and similar forms of


Applications for grants must be assessed with reference to the

the conditions that give rise to long-term effects.

section 6 contributions must not be made to an organization or Foundation

that have liabilities of Swedish taxes or fees in

Enforcement authority or which are in liquidation or subject

in bankruptcy.


section 7 of the application for a grant shall be made in writing. The applicant shall submit

Authority for youth and civil society issues the documents

and information as the Board determines. Regulation (2014:91).

Decisions and payments

section 8 in a decision on contribution shall identify the activity

the grant is awarded. In the decision on the last day of

accounting under section 11 shall be determined.

Decisions on grants may be subject to conditions.

§ 9 grants are awarded for a maximum of one year at a time.

section 10 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 (2010:1734).


section 11 of an organization or foundation that received contributions

under this regulation is liable to at the time as

specified in the order, submit a financial statement of the

the funds received to the Agency for youth and

civil society issues. Beneficiary shall at the same time account

What results have been achieved and how the results relate

to the purpose for which the allowance has been granted.

Regulation (2014:91).

The Organization's or the Foundation's auditor shall certify that the

financial reporting is reliable, accounts

accurate and to the terms and conditions of the contribution and the applicable

regulations, etc. have been followed. If the refund has been

received amounted to at least five price base amounts according to Chapter 2. 6 and

7 of the social code, this shall be done by a

authorized or approved auditor. Regulation (2014:91).

section 12 of an organization or foundation that received contributions

is obliged, on request by the Agency for youth and

civil society issues provide the evidence which the Board request for

review of financial statements. Regulation (2014:91).

section 13 Authority for youth and civil society issues, in

its annual financial statements provide a comprehensive presentation of the

a contribution, with what amount and for what purposes.

Authority for youth and civil society issues must also,

beginning in 2009, by 1 June of each year to the Government

provide a summary of what contributions have

been used to and, if possible, an assessment of Government grant

effects in relation to the purpose of the contributions.

Regulation (2014:91).

Refunds and chargebacks

section 14 of 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 for which it has been granted,

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

referred to in section 11, or

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

section 15 if a beneficiary is required to repay pursuant to the

section 14 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.

Contributions should, to the extent that the funds are not used for the

purposes it has been granted, but the request will be returned no later than

at the time of accounting under section 11.

Regulation (2014:91).


16 § Agency of youth and civil society issues

notify the regulations necessary for the execution of

This regulation. Regulation (2014:91).


section 17 of the Decision pursuant to this Regulation may not be appealed.

Transitional provisions


This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 april 2008, then

Ordinance (2002:1058) if State aid for activities that

assists people who want to leave racist and other similar

groupings shall be repealed. The repealed Regulation

However, still applies for grants awarded before 1

April 2008.

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