Applicable ex ante conditionality

(EU) Regulation 1303/2013 defines an applicable ex ante conditionality as a "a concrete and precisely pre-defined critical factor, which is a prerequisite for and has a direct and genuine link to, and direct impact on, the effective and efficient achievement of a specific objective for an investment priority or a Union priority."

Source: Article 2 (33), (EU) Regulation 1303/2013