Scope of application
Article 1 this regulation lays down provisions on State aid
to organisations representing national minorities.
The regulation does not apply in respect of the Sami Parliament and
organisations representing the national minority the Sami people.
The purpose of Government grant
2 § the purpose of Government grant is to support and facilitate
the activities of organisations representing national
minorities. Regulation (2007:1136).
3 § State aid under this regulation is provided in the
conditions set out in paragraphs 7-8 a, with an equally large fixed part
per national minority and a variable component based on the
the number of local associations or departments.
4 section With a minority organization, referred to in this regulation cover a
national organization or an organization of national interest that
1. represent any of the national minorities and where
the members of the organization or its local associations or
departments largely consists of people who
belonging to the national minority, and
2. carries out activities aimed at strengthening the influence
for the national minority, to promote their own
national minority group identity, culture and language,
to combat discrimination or to spread knowledge about the
With a minority organization also refers to such a
organization that operates with the objective set out
in the first subparagraph 2 and representing one of the national
minorities and where members of the Organization to
predominantly consists of such national organizations or
organizations of national interest referred to in the first subparagraph.
section 5 With a national organization for the purposes of this regulation, a
organization that has at least five local associations or
departments at different places in Sweden.
section 6 With a local organisation or a Department of a
minority organisation under this regulation such
compound or Department
1. which is entered in the register of the minority organization
local associations or departments,
2. in which the members and bodies designated by the members
decide if the local association or the Department's activities and
3. doing business.
Conditions for refund
section 7 of the Contribution is paid for one year at a time, subject to availability of
funds. A premium years relates to the State budget this year.
section 8 Government subsidies may be provided to a minority organization
applying for grants and
1. have bylaws and Board of directors or equivalent body,
2. is an open Association in which membership is
3. is democratically structured,
4. doing business in Sweden for at least two years, and
5. strive to women and men should have an equal
distribution of power and influence in the organization.
For the variable portion of the Government contribution is required in addition to
minority organization has at least two local unions
In determining the amount to be taken into account if
the organization receives other government support for its activities.
8 a of the Contributions may not be given to an organization that has
liabilities for Swedish taxes or fees in
Enforcement authority or which are in liquidation or subject
in bankruptcy. Regulation (2007:1136).
The grant application
§ 9 claims for refunds under this regulation be reviewed by
The County Administrative Board of Stockholm.
A decision on grants may be subject to conditions. These should
indicated in the decision. Regulation (2009:1300).
section 10 of the application for a State grant shall be made in writing on a
form as the County Administrative Board of Stockholm.
Application must be signed by an authorized
representatives of the Organization and have come in to
County Board no later than 1 October of the year preceding the grant year.
Together with the application, the organisation shall submit its statutes
and an activity report for the last fiscal year
as well as information on the composition of the Board of directors or
The organization is obliged to leave the County Board also
other documents and information as the provincial Government believes is required
for examination of the application. Regulation (2009:1300).
section 11 If the applicant for a grant under this regulation does not
leave the documents and tasks arising from section 10, shall
the applicant is given the opportunity to complement the application within a specific
time. If the applicant does not comply with a request to complete
application, may be tried as is.
section 12 of an organisation which has been awarded grants under this
Regulation is required to provide the accounting documents,
annual reports and other information to the County Administrative Board in
Stockholm County decide in each individual case. An economic
financial statements shall be certified by the auditor and, if the contribution
granted amounts to at least six price base amounts according to Chapter 2.
6 and 7 of the social code, by authorized or
approved auditor. Regulation (2010:1725).
12 a of the Stockholm County Administrative Board shall in their
annual report provide a comprehensive accounting of who has
a contribution, with what amount and for what purposes.
The County Board shall, in addition, by 1 April each year to
the Government give 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 (2009:1300).
Refunds and chargebacks
paragraph 13 of the recipient of a grant under this regulation are
repayment required if
1. the receiver by providing incorrect information or
otherwise have caused that the grant has been submitted incorrectly
or with excessive amounts,
2. the refund for any other reason than what is said in 1 has
given incorrectly or with too high amount and the recipient
should have known this,
3. the contribution is not used for the purpose stated in section 2,
4. the recipient does not submit such documents and information
referred to in section 12, or
5. terms and conditions of the order have not been met. Regulation (2009:1300).
section 13 (a) If a beneficiary is required to repay pursuant to the
section 13, the Stockholm County Administrative Board may decide to completely
or partly to recover contribution. If there are particular
reasons for the County Board may waive the requirement
refund in whole or in part. Regulation (2009:1300).
paragraph 14 of the Decision pursuant to this Regulation may not be appealed.
section 15 of the Stockholm County Administrative Board shall notify the
provisions necessary for the implementation of this
Regulation. Regulation (2009:1300).
1. This Regulation shall enter into force on 15 december 2005 and
apply for the first time in the case of State aid for the grant year
2. For applications for Government grants for the grant year 2006
as the application deadline on 16 January 2006.
1. This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 January 2008.
2. The provision in paragraph 12 (a) shall apply to the annual accounts
for the first time in 2009.
This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 August 2009.
The provisions of section 12 of its new wording applied first
time for financial statements of grants awarded
1. This Regulation shall enter into force on January 1, 2010.
2. the provisions of paragraph 12 (a) in its new wording applied first
time in terms of annual accounts for 2011.
3. Older regulations still apply to contributions that have
granted prior to the entry into force.