Structural Funds of Polish Agriculture
The research objective of the project and article “The impact of Structural Funds on the growth of competitiveness of Polish agriculture" is to assess competitiveness of regions in Poland from the perspective of Polish agriculture by analysing the efficiency of the use of Structural Funds, the economic procedure of their distribution and the regulatory and organisational framework under the Rural Development Programme (RDP). It must be stressed that defining the scope of research in the above manner limits the analysis only to the part of Structural Funds directed to support Polish agriculture.
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 The current RDP was published in the Notice of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of 12 October 2007 on the Rural Development Programme 2007-2013, (M.P. (Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland) of 2007, No 94, item 1035 as amended).
 Dz. U. (Journal of Laws) No 64, item 427, as amended. Apart from this Act the other basic legal acts regulating the field which is the topic of the dissertation include: the Act of Parliament of 22 September 2006 on mobilisation of the European Union budget funds earmarked for financing of the Common Agricultural Policy (Dz. U. No 187, item 1381, as amended); the Regulation of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of 25 March 2009 on conditions and manner of conducting checks on certain implementing entities by the Paying Agency with regard to performance of delegated tasks by these entities under the Rural Development Programme 2007-2013 (Dz. U. No 57, item 473); the Regulation of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of 18 March 2009 on distribution of the funds of the Rural Development Programme 2007-2013 (Dz. U. No 48, item 388) and several other specific regulations which govern the granting of aid under individual measures.
 The following regulations may be listed as an example here: the Regulation of the Minister of Finance of 13 December 2006 on conditions and manner of cooperation of the Minister competent for public finance with a coordinating unit and the internal auditor of a paying agency (Dz. U. No 239, item 1730); the Regulation of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of 6 December 2006 on the scope, manner and form of submitting financial data and information by paying agencies to a coordinating unit and on the time limits for their submission (Dz. U. No 229, item 1674); the Regulation of the Council of Ministers of 12 August 2008 on loans from the State budget for advance funding under the Rural Development Programme (Dz. U. No 156, item 968); the Regulation of the Minister of Finance of 3 March 2009 on transferring the funds for the implementation of the Common Agricultural Policy into a bank account of a paying agency (Dz. U. No 40, item 325); the Regulation of the Minister of Finance of 9 November 2006 on accrediting the Agency for Restructuring and Modernisation of Agriculture as the paying agency in charge of mobilising the funds from the European Agricultural Guarantee Fund and the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (Dz. U. No 204, item 1506, as amended).