Poland

National Contact Point

Anna Stol
Ministry of Infrastructure and Development
Territorial Co-operation Department,
Transnational and Interregional Cooperation Unit in Katowice
ul. Mickiewicza 15
Katowice, 40-951
Poland

Phone: +48 32 253 90 08 ext. 17
Fax: +48 32 253 73 76
Email: anna.stol@mir.gov.pl

First Level Control Requirements

Poland has opted for a mixed system depending on the status of the Polish partners.

  • Project partners from the Marshal Offices, Voivodes, Ministries and Central Offices

If Marshal Offices, Voivodes, Ministries and Central Offices are project partners, a decentralised control system is implemented. In this case, these bodies propose their independent internal controller to the following body:

Ministry of Infrastructure and Development
Territorial Cooperation Department
ul. Wspólna 2/4
00-926 Warsaw, Poland

Contact person: Ms. Magdalena Rudzińska
E-mail: (secretariat) dwt@mir.gov.pl
Phone: +48 22 273 81 71
Fax: +48 22 330 31 56

This body will authorise the internal controller proposed by the project partner if the controller is considered to be sufficiently independent from project activities and finances and qualified to carry out the control of an INTERREG IVC project.

The controller has to be officially authorised before the first expenditure can be reported and confirmed.

Project partners from the above mentioned body can also ask to the Center of European Projects to carry out the first level control. The role of the Center of European Projects is described below.

The control will be free of charge for beneficiaries.

2. Project partners from other organisations

In all other cases, a centralised control system is applied. Expenditure of Polish project partners will thus have to be checked and confirmed by the following body:

The Center of European Projects
Domaniewska 39A
02-672 Warsaw, Poland
Phone: + 48 22 378 31 00
Fax: + 48 22 201 97 25

Contact person: Mr Rafał Kociucki
Deputy Director
Phone: + 48 22 378 31 00
E-mail: Rafal.Kociucki@cpe.gov.pl

If partners mentioned under point 1 do not opt for an independent internal controller, they can use the above-mentioned body.

This Body will perform the first level control free of charge to Polish project partners.

On-the-spot checks

In order to comply with the obligation to carry out on-the-spot checks according to Regulation (EC) No. 1828/2006 Article 13 (2) amended by Regulation (EC) No. 846/2009, the Implementing Authority for European Programmes being an authorised centralised first level control body in Poland, applies a risk based sampling method to select project partners for an on-the-spot check.

For further information:

Further information on how to submit application to the central approbation body is available under the following link: http://www.cpe.gov.pl/1196,flc

Other Country Specific Information:

Polish lead partners can apply for funds from the state budget (up to 15% of the partner’s budget). This mechanism is reviewed each year. It is recommended that interested Lead Partners check the procedure which can be accessed on the website of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development

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