Act No. 6 of 8 June 1994 on the Greenland Institute of Natural
Modified repeals, hovedlov replaces information
Amended by Act No. 13 of 29 October 1999 amending Rule Act for Greenland Institute of Natural
Objectives and tasks
§ 1. Nature Institute, Greenland Home Rule center for natural research aims to provide the scientific basis for the sustainable exploitation of living resources in and around Greenland and protection of the environment and biodiversity.
§ 2. Nature Institute is responsible for:
1) collect, process and evaluate data on the use and protection of living resources
2) conduct research aimed at assessing the living resources of importance for Greenland,
3) contribute to the study of processes and ecological relations in nature
4) participate in research and development work on the assessment of tools and methods for the exploitation of Greenland's
5) carry out the international obligations incumbent Greenland within the mentioned research and
6) ensure coordination of research and registration of survey and research from institutions that are of importance for Greenland's living resources and the safeguarding of Greenland's environment and nature.
§ 3. Nature Institute to provide advice to the Government of Greenland within the ETF.
Subsection. 2. The Institute may take on tasks for other public and private organizations or enterprises against full or partial coverage of the costs involved.
§ 4. Nature Institute is obliged to publish the results of his research.
Subsection. 2. The Institute shall contribute to the dissemination and disclosure to the public on environmental, nature, and research issues within the department's work.
Nature Foundation's governing
§ 5. Nature Institute is headed by a board and a director.
Subsection. 2. The Board shall adopt its own rules of procedure.
Subsection. 3. The board includes an Advisory Research Committee.
§ 6. The Board is responsible for the overall management including the Nature Institute operates in accordance with objective rules.
Subsection. 2. The Board shall approve, in consultation with the Research Advisory Board Institute's long-term planning of priorities and annual work plans.
Subsection. 3. The Board consists of a chairman and seven members, all appointed for three years at a time.
Subsection. 4. The chairman and three members appointed by our government, two members appointed by interest groups selected by our government and two members elected by and among employees at the Nature Institute.
§ 7. The Director is responsible for the daily management of the Nature Institute and represents the institution externally.
Subsection. 2. The Cabinet appoints the director after consulting the Executive Board.
§ 8. The Scientific Advisory Board consists of a chairman and up to eight other members, all appointed for three years at a time.
Subsection. 2. The President shall be appointed by our government on the recommendation of the Institute's Board of Directors. The rest of the committee appointed by the research institutions, the Board shall contact.
Subsection. 3. The Committee shall advise in the preparation and approval of long-term work programs.
Subsection. 4. The Committee shall at appropriate intervals review of the Department's research work. The assessment presented to the institution's management and employees.
§ 9. The Cabinet may lay down rules on the Foundation's board.
§ 10. The Director shall submit an annual report on the activities of the institution of the Cabinet.
§ 11. Nature Institute's annual appropriations for statutory tasks prescribed in the Finance.
Subsection. 2. Funds and other external financing of non-statutory tasks can be freely allocated by the Nature Institute.
Commencement and transitional provisions
§ 12. At the first election of Board of Directors elected two members appointed by our government, one nominated by interest groups, and one nominated by the staff at the Institute for 1½ years.
Subsection. 2. At the first appointment of members to the Scientific Advisory Board appointed half the members for 1½ years.
§ 13. This Act shall come into force July 1, 1994
Greenland, June 8, 1994
Lars Emil Johansen
Ove Rosing Olsen