Second level control

Second level controls are sample checks organised by the programme at Member State level. They are carried out on a sample of operations selected by a random statistical sampling method. These controls are carried out every twelve months. The audits are performed by an external audit firm under the supervision of the audit authority and the group of auditors in the Alpine Space programme.

See also Audit authority and Group of auditors.

Selection procedure

Refers to the 1st and 2nd step of the application procedure.

See also Assessment procedure and Eligibility criteria

Statement of expenditure

To be submitted together with the payment application to the EC by the CA.

Subsidy contract

Grant agreement between the contracting authority (managing authority) and the lead partner.