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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the law of society integration fund to make the society integration Fund (law of the Republic of Latvia Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 2001, nr. 16; 2004, nr. 23; 2009, No 14; Latvian journal 2010, nr. 205.) the following amendments: 1. Express article 2 by the following: ' article 2. The Fund's legal status and subordinated to (1) the society integration Fund (hereinafter Fund) is derived from public law legal person (public foundations), which is created by this law and operating in accordance with this law, other laws and regulations of the Fund, the Fund Board.
(2) the Fund is a Fund of the Council of lēmējorgān.
(3) the Fund is located in the Prime Minister's institutional monitoring. The Prime Minister supervises the activities of the rule of law.
(4) the Fund's functional subordination of form and content determined by law, under which the Fund will comply with the relevant government functions or tasks. "
2. in article 3: make the first paragraph by the following: "(1) the purpose of the Fund is appropriate for development planning documents financial support and promote social integration. The Fund also supports the public and non-governmental sector development programme and project implementation. ";
replace the second paragraph, the words "social integration" with the words "public integration and public and non-governmental sector development";
turn off the second part of paragraph 5;
replace the second part of paragraph 7 and 10, the words "newspaper" journal "" with the words "home page" on the internet.
3. Supplement article 4 the first paragraph of point 6 and 7 by the following: ' 6) to implement the Foundation purpose adequate legal and physical person (including foreign legal and natural persons) applications and grant schemes;
7) to ensure the objective of the Fund according to the policy instruments of the European Union and foreign financial aid program funded. "
4. Supplement article 5 with the fifth and sixth the following: "(5) the institution of that State budget request includes Funds to be allocated to the State budget, the State budget request part developed in collaboration and consultation with the Fund.
(6) the cabinet shall be governed by the non-governmental organization co-financing, management, monitoring and control. "
5. Make article 9 as follows: "article 9. The Fund Council (1) the Council of the Fund shall consist of: 1) Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of education and science, Minister of culture, Minister of welfare, environmental protection and regional development Minister as well as Minister of Justice;
2) President's representative and one representative of Kurzeme, Vidzeme, Latgale, Zemgale and Riga planning region;
3) six representatives of non-governmental organizations.
(2) the Council of the Fund represented by non-governmental organizations shall be designated for three years. Cabinet of Ministers shall lay down the criteria which is designated for non-governmental organizations, which are entitled to delegate a representative to work with the Council of the Fund, and the order in which these organizations are designated. The Council of the Fund included representatives of non-governmental organizations the power to continue until the other is designated non-governmental organizations, which delegates the other representatives in the Council of the Foundation for the work.
(3) Fund, the performance of this law and other laws and the tasks are independent in their decision-making and functions. Decisions of the Fund may be withdrawn only if the Court in relation to external regulatory acts of the Fund does not specify that the Court of appeals before them challenging the Supreme authority.
(4) the members of the Board of the Fund from among the elected Chairman of the Board of the foundation that manages the work of the Council of the Foundation.
(5) the members of the Board of the Fund for participation in the meetings of the Council of the Fund shall not receive remuneration. "
6. in article 11: make the first paragraph by the following: "(1) the Secretariat of the Fund according to the regulations laid down by the Council in the performance of the Fund's objectives and ensure the operations of the Fund, subject to the Fund's Council or its Chairman.";
to supplement the article with the third part as follows: "(3) the Director shall designate the Secretariat is hereby designated an open competition. The tendering procedures and the Director of the Secretariat of the candidate selection criteria determined by the Board of the Fund. "
7. Make the article 12 by the following: ' article 12. The Fund Commission (1) the Commission shall consider the Foundation for social integration and submitted by public and non-governmental sector development projects and in accordance with the law and the Fund rules recommend it to the Fund to approve or reject.
(2) the Commission shall establish the Fund, their members and by-laws approved by the Council of the Foundation, if the external regulatory act does not provide otherwise.
(3) each Commission shall consist of at least five members, of which at least one representative of the national authority which has competence in the relevant Commission questions.
(4) the Commission shall be headed by its Chairman. The President shall be elected by the Commission from among its members.
(5) the term of Office of the members of the Commission are not longer than two years.
(6) project, which is financed by the European Union policy instruments or foreign financial assistance, be assessed in accordance with the relevant instruments or financial assistance for regulatory documents. "
8. To supplement the law with article 15 the following: ' article 15. The activities of the rule of law (1) the regulations of the Fund, issued pursuant to this statutory tasks of the Fund, and the Fund's actual action may appeal to the Administrative Court for an external regulatory acts of the Fund does not specify that the Court of appeals before them challenging the Supreme authority.
(2) the other provisions of this article in the first paragraph of those administrative provisions and the actual conduct of the dispute and appealed in the procedure prescribed by law. "
9. transitional provisions: transitional provisions be supplemented with 3, 4 and 5 of paragraph by the following: "3. The Cabinet of Ministers until July 1, 2011 to determine the criteria by which are designated for non-governmental organizations, which are entitled to delegate a representative to work with the Council of the Fund, and the order in which these organizations are designated.
4. Until the date of the Fund, the Council shall approve the regulations of the Fund, but not more than 1 July 2011 is applicable to the Cabinet of Ministers of 28 august 2001 No. 390 of the rules "for social integration fund rules", in so far as they do not conflict with this Act.
5. After entry into force of the amendment of article 9 of this law, the expression of the new versions: 1) member of the Board of the Fund, which is March 31, 2011 is the President's representative or agent, the planning of the region continue to occupy the Office of Member of the Council of the Fund to the day when you lose the legal basis to continue work in the Council of the Foundation;
2) members of the Board of the Fund, which is March 31, 2011 are non-governmental organizations in representatives, continues to occupy the Office of Member of the Council of the Foundation, but not longer than until 1 October 2011. "
The law shall enter into force on 1 April 2011.
The law adopted by the Parliament in the March 3, 2011.
President Valdis Zatlers in Riga in 2011 g. 23 March
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