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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: on the banks of the constitutional amendments in the University article 1. With this law is approved, Bank University constituent Assembly 27 May 2014 adopted constitutional amendments of the banking school. 2. article. Until the law is put in the Bank University constitutional amendments. The Parliament adopted the law of 25 February 2016. The President of the Parliament instead of the President i. Mūrniec Riga 2016 March 9, adopted the Bank's Charter School meeting 27 May 2014 Bank University constitutional amendments to make the Bank's Charter School (Republic of Latvia Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 2007, nr. 10, Latvia's journal, 2009, nr. 157.) the following amendments: 1. Replace paragraphs 3 and 11, and 29.1. in paragraph 20.1, 44, 48, 72 and 86. , apakšunkt, 89.2. the title of chapter XI, paragraph 92 and 93. the word "Constitution" (fold) with the word "Constitution" in the fold. 2. Express 8, second sentence as follows: "It is supplement by the Republic of Latvia the small national coat of arms and the words" the Republic of Latvia. Banking institution of higher education ", and it is applied to the school documents attesting education or professional qualification." 3. To supplement the Constitution with 11.1 points as follows: "11.1 University internal quality system implemented in the universities Department, governed by the regulations approved in the Senate." 4. Make the following point 12: ' 12. Universities are the main decision-making bodies of the constituent Assembly, the Senate, the Rector and the academic Tribunal. " 5. Make the following paragraph 13: "13. University top management authority and authority in strategic, financial and economic matters is its founder." 6. The deletion of paragraph 14, the words "trustee" and "collegial". 7. in paragraph 29: delete paragraph 29, first sentence, the words "in the case studies — also a part time student"; Add to 29.4. subparagraph after the word "facilitate" with the words "responsible"; 29.5. apakšpunk the following expression: "responsible universities. 29.5 strategy and prepare the budget of the University"; supplement with 18.4. section as follows: "29.6. carrying out other legal and this Constitution defined the duties of the Rector." 8. Express 31 the following: "31. The Audit Commission is the representative body of the University, who conducted the internal audit tasks to ensure the University's financial and business operations with the Republic of Latvia regulatory enactments, this Constitution and other universities internal laws. The Audit Commission consists of 5 members, 4 of whom are academic staff representatives and 1 student representative. The Audit Commission, by secret vote, elected by the constituent Assembly for three years. The Audit Commission member loses his powers if interrupted employment or student relationship with the University. The audit work of the Commission is governed by the regulations of the Commission of Audit. " 9. Make the paragraph 32 as follows: "the arbitral tribunal appearance 32. academic: 32.1. academic staff and student applications for the Constitution of a specific University academic restrictions or violations of the law; 32.2. disputes between University officials, Department management institution located connecting relations; 32.3. Graduate staff applications for universities issued administrative act or actual action challenge and take the relevant decisions for them, as well as fulfil the other high school Constitution intended tasks. " 10. Express 34. the first sentence as follows: "the academic decisions of arbitration under the competence of the Executive of the school administrative staff." 11. Make the following subparagraphs 45.3.: 45.3. learners, including major and PhD. " 12. Delete paragraph 51, first sentence, the words "and part-time students". 13. Replace the words "paragraph 61, viesdocent or a visiting guest speaker (each one time)" with the words "visiting, associate, viesdocent or visiting guest lecturer". 14. Express 62 the following: "62. Visiting Associate, a visiting guest lecturer, viesdocent and have the same rights, responsibilities and remuneration as professors, associate professors, Assistant Professor and lecturer, but they will not participate in the work of the management organ elected." 15. Put 68 as follows: "68. University student is the professional and undergraduate study programme students, major and PhD." 16. Make the paragraph 70 the first sentence as follows: "in the University has its own authority." 17. in paragraph 78 of the following expression: "78. Decision on the person's removal from the list of accepted student Rector." 18. Add to paragraph 82 of the third sentence by the following: "the scientific research work of the University in accordance with the law of scientific activities." 19. paragraph 88 of the following expressions: "88. financial resources of the University structure is determined by the Senate, but its budget controls Audit Commission." 20. To make 90. point as follows: "90. University promotes international cooperation with universities in other countries, the implementation of student and academic staff and university exchange programmes and international university cooperation programme in research." The Bank adopted the University constituent Assembly meeting, on 17 October 2006, with the amendments adopted for the banking University constituent Assembly meetings of 30 September and 27 May 2014 Bank high school Constitution Bank (hereinafter referred to as graduate school) founded in 1997, 30 December with the Republic of Latvia Cabinet of Ministers of 30 December 1997 order No. 675 "On banks in the creation of the University". Graduate school founded on the Latvian banking College (LBK) and the Latvian banking Academy (LBA) base. LBK founded in June 1992 that the 1996 January 3 received a license, with the right to launch the graduate programmes of Latvian banking Academy. Banking institution of higher education is a unit of the Bank of Latvia: the Latvian banking College — right, obligation, liability, archive, movable property and intellectual property of the transferee. I. General provisions 1. University College is a higher education and science institutions, the academic and professional study programmes, as well as dealing with science and research. High school short name is BA. 2. Its name in other languages are: 2.1 BA School of business and finance-English; 2.2. BA Hochschul-und für Finanzen-business in German. 3. the University operates in accordance with the higher education and scientific governing laws, as well as the University's Charter. 4. University autonomy and accountability can characterize the distribution between the State institutions and universities, as well as between the control head and the University academic staff. 5. Persons who received a graduate study programme, issued by non-recognized diplomas, but people who received continuing education programs, the Senate issued a specific card with University logos. 6. The University is derived public persons, located in the Ministry of education and science. 7. The University's registered address: Valdemāra Street 161 K, Riga, LV-1013, Latvia. University founder is the State in the person of the Cabinet. 8. The University has its own seal. It is enhanced by the Republic of Latvia the small national coat of arms and the words "the Republic of Latvia. Banking institution of higher education ", and it is applied to the school documents attesting education or professional qualification. The University has its own logo: the plane with coins, lauzum which says "banking institution of higher education" and the flag. Flag is dark blue with the school logo. II. Activities and academic freedom axes 9. Universities operating axes are: 9.1. study programme realization; 9.2. the scientific research activity; 9.3. training programmes. 10. School promotes and distributes tālākizglītojoš studies. The University cooperates with other Latvian universities and universities in other countries. 11. The University provides study and research and creativity freedom if this freedom is not in contradiction with the rights of other persons, the Constitution and the laws. Research freedom gets academic staff the right to choose the topics and the scientific activity direction. Academic staff within the approved program of study is entitled to select, develop and implement learning methods. The University Administration has an obligation to respect and guarantee the constitutional for the student and academic staff. 11.1 the universities internal quality system implemented in the universities Department, governed by the regulations approved in the Senate. III. Representation, management and decision-making bodies of the 12 main decision-making body of the University. is the constituent Assembly, the Senate, the Rector and the academic Tribunal. 13. the supreme governing body of the University and authority in strategic, financial and economic matters is its founder. 14. the constituent Assembly is the University's highest governing body representation and authority and academic and scientific matters, and its decisions are binding on all members of the school staff. Constituent Assembly notification of the convening, decision-making procedures determined by the Constitutional Charter meeting. 15. The constitutional meeting shall be elected for a term of three years, by secret ballot vote, from professors and other academic staff, student and staff in General. Constituent Assembly elections of the University shall hold at least one week before the constituent Assembly term of Office. 16. the constituent Assembly consists of 35 members, 21 of whom are academic staff representative, student representatives and 7 7 Administration and general staff representatives. Student representative may cancel the student self-government under the regulations. Constituent Assembly member loses his powers if interrupted employment or student relationship with the University. 17. The constitutional meeting convened by the Rector or the Senate not less frequently than once every academic year. If a College advisor or the Convention of higher education the Council proposes to examine a question the constitutional meeting, the constituent Assembly should be convened by the President or the Senate not later than two months from the initiation. 18. the constituent Assembly from among its members for a period of three years, by secret vote, elected by the constituent Assembly the Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Secretary. 19. the constituent Assembly meeting chaired by the President of the constituent Assembly, but in his absence, the Deputy Chairman. 20. The constitutional meeting: 20.1. adopt and amend the Constitution of the University; 20.2. elect and cancels the Rector; 20.3. listen to the Rector's report; 20.4. the confirm and amend the Senate, the Audit Commission and the academic regulations of arbitration, as well as the rules for the election of the Rector; 20.5. elect a senator; 20.6. elected by the Audit Commission and the academic Tribunal; 20.7. adopt and amend the constitutional meeting of the school rules; 12.9. Approves the University's logo and flag; 20.9. Graduate Advisor to the appearance of the Convention or the Constitution of the Council of higher education meeting the proposed questions; 20.10. (excluded by law, 17.09.2009. entry into force 16.10.2009.); 20.11. the question of the University name or legal status; 20.12. Constituent Assembly may accept for consideration by other University activities. 21. The Senate is a high school staff collegiate management organ and authority that approved the procedure and rules governing the entire scope of the University. The Senate will consider and approve programs of study, and eliminates the departments determine the tuition fee levels, as well as decide on other issues relevant to the University Senate rules provided for in the law. 22. The Senate elected by the constituent Assembly for a period of three years, by secret ballot. The Senate elections should participate in more than half the constituent Assembly members. The elected are those candidates who received a majority of the members present. 23. The Senate shall consist of 13 senators, of whom 10 are academic staff representatives and 3 student representatives. Student representative may cancel the student self-government under the regulations. Senator loses his powers if interrupted employment or student relationship with the University. 24. The Senate, from among its members by secret vote, shall elect its Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Secretary. The Senate President, Vice-President and Secretary elections should participate in more than half the elected senator. 25. To convene the Senate, Senate President can or not less than one-third of the senators. The Senate meets at least three times a semester, and the break between them may not be longer than two months. The Senate is empowered to consider questions if it participates in the hearing not less than two-thirds of the senators. Under Senate rules decisions are made or by secret ballot, with a simple majority of senators present. 26. the functioning and competence of the Senate governing constituent Assembly approved regulations. 27. The Rector is the University's highest officer, implementing the University's overall administrative control and without special authorisation to represent the University. The Rector election is governed by regulations. Rector, by secret vote, elected by the constituent Assembly for five years, and no more than two times in a row. The Rector is elected by the Professor or the person who has a doctoral degree. The Rector is elected, if voted for him for more than half of the members of the constituent Assembly. Rector confirms the Cabinet of Ministers. 28. The Rector may propose the abolition of the Senate or the Ministry of education and science. The Rector's abolition requires more than 2/3 of votes from the number of members of the constituent Assembly. Rector's Cabinet leave office. 29. The Rector in matters within their competence, issues orders, the execution of which is mandatory for all members of the school staff. Rector: 29.1. responsibility for University activities in compliance with laws and regulations, as well as the University's Charter; 29.2. responsible for university education and the research quality; 29.3. ensure University for the State budget, as well as Universities in the legal, economic and targeted use of the personally liable for the financial activities of the University; 29.4. promote responsible University personnel development and provides academic staff and student academic freedom; 29.5. The University is responsible for the implementation of the strategy and prepare the budget of the University; 18.4. in other legislation and laid down in this Constitution the Rector's duties. 30. The Rector has a suspensive veto in the Senate. If the decision of the Rector does not agree, the matter is being reviewed in the Senate meeting. 31. The Audit Commission is the representative body of the University, who conducted the internal audit tasks to ensure the University's financial and business operations with the Republic of Latvia regulatory enactments, this Constitution and other universities internal laws. The Audit Commission consists of 5 members, 4 of whom are academic staff representatives and 1 student representative. The Audit Commission, by secret vote, elected by the constituent Assembly for three years. The Audit Commission member loses his powers if interrupted employment or student relationship with the University. The audit work of the Commission is governed by the provisions of the Audit Commission. 32. The academic Tribunal appearance: 32.1. academic staff and student applications for the Constitution of a specific University academic restrictions or violations of the law; 32.2. disputes between University officials, Department management institution located connecting relations; 32.3. Graduate staff applications for universities issued administrative act or actual action challenge and take the relevant decisions for them, as well as fulfil the other high school Constitution intended tasks. 33. The academic Tribunal consists of five members. Four members for three years, by secret vote, elected by the constituent Assembly of the academic staff. One representative of student mid academic in arbitration shall elect graduate student self-government. The academic composition of the Arbitration Board may not be representative of administrative staff. 34. The academic decisions of arbitration under the competence of the administrative staff of the University Executive. The academic members of the Tribunal on their activities in response to the constitutional meeting. At the initiative of the employer member of the academic work of the arbitration may be released only with the consent of the constituent Assembly, except the student representative, if it broke relations with the University student. Member of the academic Tribunal loses his powers if interrupted employment or student relationship with the University. Academic arbitration governed by the academic regulations of arbitration. 35. The University is composed of individuals 7 created Advisor Convention. Advisor to the composition of the Convention approved by the Senate on the recommendation of the Rector. Advisor to the Convention shall advise the Senate and Rector of the University development strategy. Advisor to the Convention shall have the right to propose the matter to the Senate and the constitutional meeting. Advisor to the President of the Convention shall be convened by it or not less than third of the Convention's members. 36. coordination of certain of the issues and addressing the Senate may establish working groups of the Commission, and the Council. The Commission, the Working Group of the Soviet, the rules of procedure shall determine the regulations approved by the Senate. IV. The Department successfully carried out 37. To educational, scientific, organizational and economic work, are created in the University departments. 38. The Department established, reorganized and abolished the Senate. Unit tasks, functions and rights determined by the Senate approved regulations. 39. The Department combines one or a related course of study program specialists. The Department's task is to provide guidance and to put the education process in the appropriate courses in cooperation with the appropriate profile science institutions and departments within the University and beyond. Academic staff research carried out their scientific interests on their respective topics. 40. The Department can be created with the Senate's decision after the Rector's proposal and justification. The Department is headed by a head of Department, Department of personnel at the recommendation of the academic Senate, by secret vote, elected for five years. 41. University Scientific Institute is the Department organizing and scientific research. The Scientific Institute of the University's activities are governed by regulations approved by the Senate. 42. University Institute established by the Senate after the Rector's proposal, but reorganized or abolished by the same Institute, the Rector or the Senate. The final decision on the liquidation or reorganization of the Senate shall be adopted. 43. University Institute manages the scientific collegiate institution, the Scientific Council and the elected Director. Graduate Institute of scientific monitoring carried out the Audit Commission. 44. with the decision of the Senate of the University in this Constitution for the implementation of the objectives may be set by institutions, including public agencies. V. University staff University staff 45.: 45.1. academic staff, the University academic posts elected officers; 45.2. the General staff of the University; 45.3. learners, including major and PhD. 46. The University staff rights and obligations is to encourage the teaching, study and research, to promote the openness of freedom in the management of the University and its use. 47. the staff duties must be performed so that the University would be able to implement its tasks, so as not to violate any other right of any person and do not distort or job responsibilities. 48. the Staff College shall be entitled to the constitutional order established to participate in the management and governance decisions and internal legislation, as well as in making decisions affecting staff interests, participate in collegiate management organ of University meetings, as well as to be heard. 49. the Staff College shall have the right to participate in elections and the institutions to be elected to them. 50. the personnel are responsible for the performance of his duties. The order in which qualify infringements and penalties imposed for failure to comply with their obligations, determined by the Senate. 51. The University issued administrative provisions or the actual action of the University academic staff may be challenged in arbitration. Academic arbitration decision may be appealed to the Court of Justice of the administrative procedure law. 52. The University management is to ensure staff working conditions, provide an opportunity to build skills and to retrain. 53. Academic staff to carry out scientific research and participate in undergraduate education. The scope of the Mission of the scientific work and student education (teaching, methodical work, other work types) shall be determined for each Department to the Senate alone. 54. (excluded by law, 17.09.2009. entry into force 16.10.2009.) 55. the principles of the remuneration of academic staff determined the Senate but this wage rate may not be less than the Cabinet set rates. 56. the Professor may elect a person who has a doctoral degree and a minimum of three years experience associate professor or professor. Professor elected to open competition in six years, and the Rector concluded with their contract for the entire election period. 57. the associate professors may elect a person who has a PhD or professional study programme — implementation — people who have relevant higher education and at least 10 years of practical work experience in the sector concerned. Associate Professor in the open tender for six years, is elected by the professor. Based on the industry-decision of the Council, Professor Rector concluded a contract of employment with an associate professor for the entire election period. 58. the associate may elect a person who has a doctoral degree. Professional study programme profile subjects can take up the post of Assistant Professor also persons with higher education without degree, provided they have the appropriate pasniedzam object for at least seven years seniority in practice. 59. Assistant Professor of open competition for six years in the Senate, and shall be elected on the basis of the decision of the Rector concluded with their contract for the entire election period. 60. The lecturer's post may elect people with doctorate or master's degrees, as well as, professional study programme profile subjects, persons with higher education without degree, provided they have the appropriate pasniedzam object in five years seniority in practice. Lecturer in the open tender for six years, is elected by the Senate. 61. If the University is free or free the academic staff redundancies, the Senate may decide not to announce a contest, but for a period of up to two years to hire a visiting, associate, viesdocent or visiting guest lecturer. 62. Visiting Associate, a visiting guest lecturer, viesdocent and have the same rights, responsibilities and remuneration as professors, associate professors, Assistant Professor and lecturer, but they will not participate in the work of the management organ elected. 63. academic staff every year due to the eight weeks of paid leave, but every six years — paid six calendar months academic leave scientific research or scientific work outside their place of work. Academic staff have the right to receive, once paid, within three months of study leave for the preparation of a doctoral thesis. 64. Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor in the same election is entitled to request unpaid leave for a period of up to 24 months, to work as a visiting guest lecturer or academic positions in other universities. 65. the Vice Rector, Studio Program Director, Department managers, after approval by the Senate recruiting Rector. 66. other General University staff (administrative staff, teaching staff, technical, economic and other staff) and shall be exempt from the Darba Rector in accordance with laws and regulations. 67. The University's administrative staff are members of the school staff, which are basic administrative work. Vi. 68. University student learners are professional and undergraduate study programme students, major and PhD. 69. Reflektant intake of the University organizes the university admissions that each academic year, approved by the Rector. The work of the Committee chaired by the Rector of a certain person. 70. The University has its own student self-government. It works in accordance with the rules to be developed by the student and approved by the Senate. The Senate can refuse approval for legal reasons only. 71. (excluded by law, 17.09.2009. entry into force 16.10.2009.) 72. the governing body of the University is obliged to support and encourage student self-management activities. The student self-government of University budgets financed to the extent of not less than one of the two part of the University's annual budget. This means the student authority uses the constitutional functions referred to in article 73. 73. The student self-government: 73.1. defending and representing the interests of the academic, student materials, cultural and sports life of University matters and public institutions; 73.2. represents the University of Latvia and unfocused learning abroad; 73.3. determines the order in which the student is elected to the University's Collegiate institutions. 74. the Graduate Student Senate and the constitutional meeting have the right to veto in matters that affect the interests of the student, the application of which is governed by the rules of the Senate. After the veto question of application of the Harmonisation, the Commission examined the Senate after the parity principle. The Reconciliation Commission decision approving the Senate members present the two-thirds majority. If the Reconciliation Commission has not developed a single decision, the examination of the question, it is necessary for the adoption of three-fourths of the votes of the elected senators. 75. Student Government representatives have the right to participate in University decision-making bodies of the order that is defined in the regulations of these bodies. 76. The student self-government decisions relating to all learners, subject to approval by the Senate is mandatory for all students. 77. A Person may be removed from the list if the student: 77.1. the same wants it; 77.2. found that its admission is affected by deception, bribery or other action that violated the principle of equality; 77.3. within the universities have not passed the necessary tests or other study has not complied with the obligations laid down in the Treaty; 77.4. it has violated the University's internal rules. 78. the decision on the person's removal from the list of accepted student Rector. VII. 79. Studies in higher education takes place in Universities, mining through licensed and accredited study programmes. 80. the study programme approved by the Senate, according to the laws of the Republic of Latvia to the documents and programme the opinions of independent experts. Decisions on the initiation of the study programme and the termination of the Senate shall be adopted. 81. With the Senate's decision on the introduction of new study programmes is confirmed responsible for the implementation of a programme of study: Graduate Program Director, as well as this program is determined by the financial and technical support. VIII. Scientific research scientific research is 82. University is an integral part of the work, and it's all academic staff. Its objective is the acquisition of scientific knowledge, scientific studies in support of the development and current challenges to research methods. Scientific research work of the University is in accordance the scientific activities of the law. 83. The University, in cooperation with other universities and scientific institutions, commercial banks, financial institutions, research directions, select a topic to research, coordinate research common plans and submit proposals for funding of research. 84. The universities academic review published in the General news about the studies carried out. IX. University resources, finances and economic activity. 85 University may own the land, movable, immovable and intellectual property, cash in Latvia and abroad in accordance with laws and regulations. 86. the School Act with your property specified in this Constitution. The possession or use of the University passed in order to manage State property and this property is controlled by the national authorities in accordance with legislative requirements. 87. The University's financial resources shall consist of: 87.1. the State budget grant from the general revenue; 87.2. the same revenue: 87.2.1. income from the payment of tuition; 87.2.2. income from operating activities; 101.8. legal person donations and gifts (t.sk. with the use conditions); 87.4. other legislation that funds. 88. the financial resources of the University structure is determined by the Senate, but its implementation of the budget controlled by the Audit Commission. 89. In carrying out its work, the University shall have the right in Latvia and abroad perform the following actions: 89.1. conclude agreements with natural and legal persons, as well as other legal acts in accordance with the laws and regulations and in accordance with the University's objectives; 89.2. the invitation to tender, to acquire and dispose of movable and immovable property, different things according to the Constitution of the University operational objectives; 89.3. take graduate profile according to economic activity, which is included in the income of the school budget for its development, as well as to invest the funds in other businesses obtained according to the objectives of the University. X. international cooperation contributes to the 90 universities in international cooperation with universities in other countries, the implementation of student and academic staff and university exchange programmes and international university cooperation programs in research. 91. Foreigners studying in the University for a fee you can take under the Education Act and the University Act on the basis of the general rule, concluding the contract (Agreement) for studying with the foreign institution or individual. Foreigners studying in the University in the framework of regulation of transnational exchanges in higher education law. XI. adoption of the Constitution of the University and the procedure for amending the Constitution of the University may 92. adopt and amend the constitutional meeting. 93. The University's Charter and amendments enter into force after being approved by the Saeima of the Republic of Latvia. XII. the reorganisation and winding-up of the school agenda 94. Decision on reorganization or liquidation, the University adopted the Cabinet by the Minister of education and science. The order of the Cabinet of Ministers to be added to the project in the opinion of the Council of higher education.
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