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Guidance Document for Intermediate Bodies on Management Verifications 565kb (pdf)
Guidance Document for Intermediate Bodies on Management Verifications to be carried out on projects/operations co-financed by the Structural Funds, for the 2007 – 2013 programming period under the Border, Midland and Western Regional Operational Programme and the Southern and Eastern Regional Operational Programme.

EUSF IT System User Manual – Intermediate Body 1.75MB (pdf)
This guide has been created for Intermediate Body users. As an Intermediate Body user you are responsible for checking the eligibility and correctness of expenditure declared by the Level-1 Public Beneficiary Body in the B1 Declaration process and declaring the eligibility of expenditure at Sub-Priority to the relevant Managing Authority in the B2 Declaration process.

EUSF IT System User Manual Level-1 Public Beneficiary Body 2.2MB (pdf)
This guide has been created for Level 1, Public Body users. As a Level 1 Public Body user you are responsible for managing projects, issuing grants and declaring the eligibility of expenditure to the relevant Intermediate Body. Each Sub-Priority may have several Level 1 Public Bodies who report expenditure to the Intermediate Body.

Regional Operational Programmes 2007-2013 Financial Management and Control Systems for Structural Funds SYSTEM DESCRIPTION 4MB (pdf)
This description of the management and control systems for the ERDF co-financed Border, Midland and Western and Southern and Eastern Regional Operational Programmes 2007-13, has been prepared by the Member State to meet the requirements of Article 71(1) of the Structural Funds Regulation (EC) 1083/2006 and in accordance with the specification provided in Articles 21 to 23 of the Implementation Regulation (EC) 1828/2006 and detailed in Annex XII to the latter.

Information and Publicity Guidelines EU Structural Funds Programmes 2007-2013
This document was prepared so that all bodies involved with European Union Structural Funds, for the funding period 2007-2013, will be in a position to comply with Article 69 of Council General Regulation 1083/2006 and Articles 2-10 of Commission Implementation Regulation 1828/2006. Correctly applying the EU logo and complying with the information and publicity requirements is a key element in the successful drawdown of EU funding.

National Eligibility Rules Circular 16/2008
National Eligibility Rules for expenditure co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) under Ireland’s National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF) 2007 – 2013

COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1828/2006 (Implementation Regulation)
Implementation Regulation – replaces several regulations covering financial control, publicity and eligibility

Communications Plan 2007 – 2013
This Communication Plan sets out the information and publicity strategy for Ireland’s National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF) and for the two Regional Operational Programmes (OPs)

Department of Finance Circular 12/2008
Financial Management and Control Procedures for the EU Structural Funds Programmes 2007 – 2013

COMMISSION REGULATION (EC)1083/2006
General Regulation – replaces 1260/1999

COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) 1080/2006
REGULATION (EC) No 1080/2006 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 5 July 2006 on the European Regional Development Fund and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1783/1999

Irregularities Regulation Form
Quarterly Communication of Irregularities in connection with the Structural Policies

Guidelines for the completion of the Irregularities Regulation Form
Guidelines for the completion of the standard form Quarterly Communications of Irregularities in connection with the Structural Policies

COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 2168/2005
COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 2168/2005 of 23 December 2005 amending Regulation (EC) No 1831/94 concerning irregularities and the recovery of sums wrongly paid in connection with the financing of the Cohesion Fund and the organisation of an information system in this field

COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 2035/2005
COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 2035/2005 of 12 December 2005 amending Regulation (EC) No 1681/94 concerning irregularities and the recovery of sums wrongly paid in connection with the financing of the structural policies and the organisation of an information system in this field

COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1831/94 of 26 July 1994
Commission Regulation (EC) No 1831/94 of 26 July 1994 concerning irregularities and the recovery of sums wrongly paid in connection with the financing of the Cohesion Fund and the organization of an information system in this field

COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1681/94 of 11 July 1994
COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1681/94 of 11 July 1994 concerning irregularities and the recovery of sums wrongly paid in connection with the financing of the structural policies and the organization of an information system in this field

COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 438/2001
COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 438/2001 of 2 March 2001 – laying down detailed rules for the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 1260/1999 as regards the management and control systems for assistance granted under the Structural Funds