European Regional Development Fund
Reporting on Slovak Beneficiary level
1. Control system in the Slovak Republic
The purpose of the present guide is to provide practical information about the first level control (FLC) system in the Slovak Republic for those Slovak beneficiaries who participate in the Interreg V-A SKHU programme and are financed from the European Regional Development Fund. The guide completes the Guide for eligible expenditures with the special Slovak requirements.
2. Public procurement rules
In relation to the public procurement law no. 343/2015 in Slovakia and its release which entered into force on 18th April 2016, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the SR (MARD of SR) released Guide on public procurement process. The guide is a methodological document for realisation of public procurement process in Slovakia. For public procurement process initiated before 18th April 2016, beneficiaries shall follow the rules as stated in the Applicant`s Manual. The Guide on public procurement process does not replace any binding documents related to preparation and implementation of projects but serves as methodical tool aimed for improvement of the quality of public procurements realised within the projects.
Valid version of the of Slovak public procurement documentsfrom 6 June 2018
Archived versions of Slovak public procurement documents
All Beneficiaries from Slovakia are kindly reminded that the exclusive and ultimate responsibility of the beneficiary as public procurement contractor, contractor or person according to the § 8 of the public procurement law in Slovakia for performing the public procurement process in line with the generally binding legislation of the Slovak Republic and the EU, basic principles of public procurement and the Subsidy contract, is not excluded by the Managing Authority or National Authority performing their tasks. For this reason, the beneficiaries should place a great deal of importance on the public procurement process.
For the sake of avoiding of any risks resulting from the financial corrections it is recommended to regularly follow the changes of the public procurement law no. 343/2015 as well as the latest version of the Management system of the European Structural and Investment Funds including the methodological guidelines issued by the Central Coordination Authority.
Beneficiaries have the possibility to request the MARD of SR to consult on the public procurement process related to approved projects within the framework of consultation hours which will take place on every first Tuesday of the month from 10:00 to 12:00 a.m at the premises of MARD OF SR (Račianska 153/A, Bratislava). Consultations are conditional to the submission of a specific set of questions describing the problem situation with the proposed solution to the email address firstname.lastname@example.org, which will be subsequently confirmed by the MARD of SR. Participation of the qualified persons who carry out the procurement on behalf of the beneficiary is a must.
Reporting on Hungarian Beneficiary level
1. Control system in Hungary
The purpose of the present guide and annexes is to provide practical help about the first level control (FLC) system in Hungary for those Hungarian beneficiaries who participate in the Interreg V-A SKHU programme and are financed from the European Regional Development Fund. The guide completes the Guide for eligible expenditures with the special Hungarian requirements.
1. Beneficiary’s manual
The Beneficiary’s manual provides information and guidance to all Beneficiaries implementing projects selected in the Interreg V-A Slovakia-Hungary Cooperation Programme. The manual is divided into four parts which follow the project implementation phases (basic principles, contracting, project implementation, project closure).
The Beneficiary’s package contains the necessary guides, declarations and templates as following: