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MARITIME areas maritime spaces law 27167 national program research and productive innovation in maritime spaces Argentinos - PROMAR-. Creation. Adopted: 29 July 2015 fact promulgated: 2015 01 September the Senate and Chamber of deputies of the Argentina nation gathered in Congress, etc. they attest to the force of law: article 1 - this law aims to strengthen the presence of the Argentina Republic in the Argentine sea.
(Article 2nd - created the national program of research and productive innovation in Argentine maritime spaces - PROMAR - which has as its general objectives: to) deepen scientific knowledge as the Foundation of the policies of conservation and management of natural resources. (b) promote technological innovations applicable to the sustainable exploitation of natural resources and the development of industries related to the sea. (c) to strengthen the maritime conscience of Argentine society and support the presence of our country in the South Atlantic with scientific information. (d) develop a solid and continuous communication dissemination of the actions, present and future, aimed at efficient, clear and effective communication of activities, projects and initiatives in its actions within the PROMAR. (e) implement plans in which interdisciplinary projects involving basic research, the conservation of the species and the marine environment, the use of renewable resources, the development of technologies applicable to the sea and the production of marine be articulated. (f) develop capabilities to model and predict future scenarios in the context of global climate change. (g) develop capabilities to detect and respond to ocean events through the collection of data in real time. (h) generate scientific inputs for the adoption of policies for the conservation and sustainable use of biological resources. (i) provide scientific input to inform the actions of our country in international agreements and supporting national initiatives in the field of technical cooperation. (j) joint programmes with international marine research and conservation initiatives, and facilitate access to financing for specific projects. (k) joint scientific activities of foreign vessels with national programmes https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/c215eG51RHdtbjlycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09 for research in the Argentine maritime spaces. (l) promote international scientific relations, particularly with institutions that can generate technology transfer and methodologies of sampling and monitoring. LL) promote programmes of scientific and technological cooperation for the establishment of technological poles in the coastline. (m) promote technological developments in all areas related to the investigation of the sea, including marine security and national defense.
(Article 3 ° - the Executive branch must determine the application authority of this law, whose functions are: to) drive and execute the actions required for the fulfilment of the objectives of the PROMAR. (b) administer the budget of the PROMAR. (c) participate in the conclusion of agreements and conventions. (d) chairing the Board of Directors.
(4 ° - article created the Board of Directors, which integrates with the following agencies, or those who replace them in the future: to) application authority of this law. b) Ministry of science, technology and productive innovation. (c) Ministry of defence. (d) Ministry of security. e) Ministry of agriculture, livestock and fishing. (f) Ministry of Foreign Affairs and worship. (g) Ministry of tourism. (h) the Secretariat of environment and sustainable development. (i) Chief of Cabinet of Ministers. j) Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas.
(Article 5 ° - functions of the Board of Directors are: to) create and develop strategic action plans. (b) designing the annual budgets of the PROMAR. (c) integrate and coordinate the efforts of research according to the established strategic objectives. (d) monitor the fulfilment of the overall objectives of this Act. (e) define priority areas in maritime areas where will be the scientific activities of the PROMAR.
(Article 6 ° - created the National Fund for research and innovation production of spaces maritime Argentines - FONIPROMAR - comprising: a) headings that the effect on an annual basis the budget of the public administration, or with the involvement of budgetary headings credit that reassign the Executive power of coming into force the present law during the current budget period. In any case, the initial amount may not be less to the two hundred fifty million pesos ($ 250.000.000). (b) funds from international loans, subsidies, or other contributions. (c) donations and bequests.
Article 7 ° - without prejudice as determined by regulation, the FONIPROMAR must be used https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/c215eG51RHdtbjlycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09 for the following purposes: to) Provision of the human, infrastructure and technological resources necessary for the fulfilment of its objectives. (b) recruitment of professional staff specialized federal criteria and multidisciplinary. (c) acquisition, repair and maintenance of platforms for research and equipment, including research vessels. (d) design and management of financing instruments for research, technological development and innovation tasks. (e) strengthening of infrastructure in major scientific institutions and academic infrastructure of the Atlantic coast. (f) development of technologies for marine research and exploration: remote sensing, sampling platforms, record Oceanographic and climatic variables, satellite developments, automatic and all other technological development required for the fulfilment of these objectives. (g) training of human resources in research, exploration and management of marine resources. (h) promotion of the development of mariculture and their transfer to the production sector projects.
Article 8 ° - communicate to the Executive branch.
GIVEN IN THE CHAMBER OF THE CONGRESO ARGENTINO, BUENOS AIRES, TWENTY-NINE DAYS OF THE MONTH OF JULY IN THE YEAR TWO THOUSAND AND FIFTEEN.
-REGISTERED UNDER NO. 27167 - AMADO BOUDOU. -JULIAN A. DOMINGUEZ. -John H. Estrada. -Lucas Chedrese.
Date of publication: 04/09/2015 https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/c215eG51RHdtbjlycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09
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