Type of system: decentralised First Level Control.

Designation of the controller: the partners shall choose a first level controller in compliance with national public procurement rules, provided that the controller is certified. A list of certificated auditors is approved and provided by the Lithuanian Chamber of Auditors (public legal entity associating all certified auditors of Lithuania). All partners and first level controllers are obliged to follow the requirements for First Level Control in Lithuania and the Programme rules. The Ministry of the Interior will check if controllers meet the requirements for qualification.

Costs of the First Level Control: can be reported as eligible external expertise costs in compliance with the relevant EU regulations and Programme rules.