POLAND-RUSSIA Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2014–2020


Rules of the appeal procedure 2018-11-23, Category: Programme news

We would like to inform you that after completing each of the assessment stage and receiving from the Joint Technical Secretariat an official notification about its results, you will be able to use the appeal procedure set out in section 4.5 of the Programme Manual Part I - Applicant.

The complaint can be filed in case if the decision:

  • infringes the rights stipulated in the Programme legal basis and Regulations of the European Union, Poland and Russia;
  • presents an encroachment to the published Call for Proposals or the procedures regulating the evaluation process.

The MA shall be responsible for handling the complaint. Therefore, all complaints shall be submitted to the MA via the JTS not later than 21 calendar days (as evidenced by the date of dispatch, the postmark or the date of the deposit slip) after the respective letter from the JTS was sent by e-mail or fax. Any complaint submitted after the deadline will be rejected.

 The complaint has to be:

  • written in English;
  • sent to the MA via the JTS e-mail (plru@plru.eu) which should be followed by original sent by the regular mail at the address of the JTS;
  • signed by the legal representative of the lead beneficiary;
  • contain a clear and articulate reference to the nature of the encroachment based on the Programme legal basis, EU Regulations, and procedures for the Call for Proposals.

The MA shall answer within 45 calendar days of receipt of the complaint by e-mail (which should be followed by the regular mail). MA’s reply to the appeal represents the final decision regarding the application.