State aid: the basics

A basic guide to state aid rules.


State Aid: the basics


This guide is intended to help public bodies understand what state aid is, and whether it might affect their policies. Those whose work might be subject to state aid rules will find signposts to more detailed information and contact details for those who can provide advice.

Read the state aid manual.

Published 27 November 2013
Last updated 10 July 2015 + show all updates
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