Closure of Structural Funds assistance 2000-2006

This page contains relevant information and guidance related to the closure of structural funds' interventions for the programming period 2000-2006.

Guidelines on closure of assistance (2000-2006) from the Structural Funds

Commission Decision C(2006) 3424 of 1/08/2006 including : Annex 1: Final Report, minimum requirements - Annex 2: Guidance on preparation for and contents of winding up declaration under Article 15 of Regulation 438/2001 - Annex 3: example of Final contribution calculation - Appendix 1: Making appropriations available again in the event of force majeure (CDRR/03/0040/00) - Appendix 2: Payment of subsidy remaining at end of programme period under soft loan schemes – Guidance note of the Commission services (CDRR/02/0033/00) - Appendix 3: Guidance on deduction of recoveries from next statement of expenditure and payment claim and on completion of appendix on recoveries under Article 8 and Annex II of Regulation (EC) N°438/2001 (CDRR/05/0012/01/EN) pdf cs da de el en es et fi fr hu it lt lv mt nl pl pt sk sl sv

Commission Decision C(2008) 1362 of 8/04/2008, amending Decision C(2006) 3424 of 1/08/2006 : it modifies the deadline of submission of closure documents from 6 to 15 months of the final date of eligibility of expenditure laid down in the Commission decision granting a contribution from the Funds pdf de en fr

Commission Decision C(2009) 960 of 11/02/2009, amending Decision C(2006) 3424 of 1/08/2006 : it allows a flexibility up to 10% at priority level on the calculation of the final contribution pdf de en fr

Register of Questions & Answers and its annexes

This list of information is not exhaustive and shall be updated when need be.

Register pdf en

ANNEX 1 Standard table with project list to be attached to the final report pdf en

ANNEX 2 Standard table on irregularities to be attached to the winding-up declaration pdf en

ANNEX 3 Note CDRR-01-0069-01 on expenditure actually paid out pdf en

ANNEX 4 Note CDRR-02-0042-00 on determination of the rate of assistance for revenue-generating investments under the Structural Funds pdf en

ANNEX 5 Note CDRR-03-0013-00 on the date of eligibility when programming documents are amended pdf en

ANNEX 6 Note CDRR-05-0012-00 on the deduction of recoveries from the next statement of expenditure and payment application and on completion of the Appendix on recoveries under Article 8 and Annex II of Regulation (EC) No 438/2001 pdf en

ANNEX 7 Note CDRR-06-0002-00 on good practice in relation to management verifications to be carried out by Member States on
projects co-financed by the Structural Funds and the Cohesion Fund (21/12/2005) pdf en

ANNEX 8 Note COCOF/07/0021/04 on the financing, by the 2007-2013 technical assistance allocation, of the technical assistance tasks of the 2000-2006 programmes pdf en

ANNEX 9 Note COCOF/07/0078/02 on the closure of INTERREG III pdf en

Other guidance

Draft guidance note to Certifying authorities on reporting on withdrawn amounts, recovered amounts, amounts to be recovered and amounts considered irrecoverable, applicable to the programming period 2007-2013 and the remainder of the 2000-2006 programming period - COCOF 10/0002/00/EN pdf en