Amendments To The University Act

Original Language Title: Grozījumi Augstskolu likumā

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 635 in Riga august 23 2005 (pr. No 47 41) Amendment Act issued by the University of the Republic of Latvia article 81 of the Constitution in order to make the University Act (Republic of Latvia Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 1996, nr. 1; 1997, no. 3; 2001, nr. 1; 2003; 2004, nr. 12, 5., no. 13) follows: 1. Replace throughout the text, the words "the arbitral tribunal" (the fold) with the words "academic Tribunal" (the fold).
2. Replace the entire text, the word "Finance" with the word "financial".
3.1. Article: replace paragraph 5, the word "business" with the words "economic activity";
Replace paragraph 12, the words "University or University College" with the words "University, its branch or college".
4. Replace article 2, the word "College" (the fold) with the words "universities and colleges" (the fold).
5.3. Article: make the first paragraph by the following: "(1) a University is a higher education and scientific institutions that implement study programmes, as well as dealing with science, research, and artistic innovation. Graduate study programme may be implemented in the following thematic areas: education 1) education;
2) Humanities and arts;
3) social sciences, and Commerce (Honours) from the right;
4) natural sciences, mathematics and information technology;
5) engineering, manufacturing and construction;
6) agriculture;
7) health care and social welfare;
8) services. ";
make the third paragraph as follows: "(3) the University's campuses that meet the following criteria: 1) shall implement the Bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs. Doctoral program graduates each year defending the thesis and obtained doctorate degrees;
2) at least half, but no less than 100 of the academic positions in ievēlētaj persons have doctoral degree;
3) issued scientific periodic expenses in education in universities in the thematic groups;
4) main science sectors implemented programmes are established scientific institutions or departments. ";
turn off the fourth part;
to make a fifth by the following: "(5) the word" University "allowed to use University that meets the criteria referred to in the third subparagraph. Other universities are allowed to use the word in the title "University" or "the Academy". The words "University", "University", "College" and "College" have the right to use the only higher education institution or scientific names. Other individuals or institutions established after the entry into force of these rules, do not have the right to use these words in the title. ";
to supplement the article with the sixth part as follows: "(6) the classification of the Latvian education is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers."
6. Replace article 4, first paragraph, the word "authorities" with the word "institutions".
7. Put the name of article 7 and the first paragraph by the following: ' article 7. University and College legal status and attributes (1) universities, depending on who their founders are the following legal status: 1) established campuses (except the Police Academy of Latvia and the Latvian National Defense Academy) is a derived public persons, located in the Ministry of education and science or the other under the aegis of the Minister of industry;
2) Latvian Police Academy, Latvian National Defense Academy and founded the State colleges are public institutions;
3) another person founded universities and colleges is a company or Foundation, which operates under the commercial law or the law of associations and foundations, to the extent not inconsistent with this Act. "
8.9. Article: put the name of the article as follows: "University and College Accreditation";
replace the first paragraph, the word "universities" with the words "universities and colleges";
to make the second and the third part as follows: "(2) high school and college diplomas are nationally recognised and authorised to use the Latvian National coat-of-arms at the high school or college and higher education programs accreditation and school or college Charter, constitutional approval in the Parliament or Cabinet.
(3) After the opinion of the Council of higher education for accreditation for the receipt of the Minister of education and Science issued the accreditation document. If a university or college does not provide accreditation of study specified in the database, the content database, the quality of the Studio according to article 55 of this law in the first part of these requirements or high school or college business is a significant violation of law, the Minister of education and science has the right to order the high school or college accreditation, accreditation of emergency time, cancellation or withdrawal of accreditation. "
replace the fourth subparagraph, the word "College" (the fold) with the words "universities and colleges" (the fold).
9.10. Article: replace the second part of paragraph 5, the words "company (company)" with the word "company";
make the third paragraph as follows: "(3) the National University established (with the exception of the Police Academy of Latvia and the Latvian National Defense Academy) Constitution and amendments to the Constitution adopted by the Constitutional Assembly of the University and by the Minister of education and Science approved the recommendation by the Parliament. The Latvian National Defense Academy, the Police Academy of Latvia and another person founded the University Constitution and amendments to the Constitution approved by the Cabinet of Ministers. ";
Supplement to the fifth article of the following: (5) a Person who is not University staff, University administrative acts issued or actual action may be challenged, by the Rector of the University application. The Rector's decision may be appealed to the Court of Justice of the administrative procedure law. If the disputed administrative act or actual action has been issued by the Rector of the University, then the people who are not University staff, appropriate administrative acts or actual action may be challenged in the Ministry of education and science. The Ministry's decision may be appealed to the Administrative Court of law. "
10. Article 11 shall be expressed by the following: ' article 11. Universities and colleges reorganization or liquidation (1) the decision of the public universities and colleges the reorganization or liquidation of the Cabinet of Ministers adopted by the Minister of education and science or the Minister's suggestion. The order of the Cabinet of Ministers project on high school or college reorganization or liquidation of the plug-in to the higher education Council. If the order of the Cabinet of Ministers a draft submitted to the Minister, the order requires consent for the project to the Minister of education and science.
(2) The decision on the other person's high school or college established in the reorganization or liquidation of the founder. "
in article 11.17: make the second paragraph as follows: "(2) the University Rector elected by the constituent Assembly on a term not exceeding five years, no more than two times in a row. Universities and academies of Rector elected by the professors, other universities, Professor or someone who has a doctoral degree. Two weeks after the election of the Rector of the University shall inform the Ministry of education and science on Rector election results. ';
to make the seventh subparagraph by the following: "(7) where the Rector after the election ceases to hold office before expiry of the time limit, and if the Provost is cancelled, the Cabinet of Ministers appointed by the Rector of the University founder's acting Acting Rector until a new Provost for approval."
12. Express 21 and article 22 the following: ' article 21. The University authorities, founded a company, at the base and Foundation members (1) the public school with the Senate established a decision specified in the Constitution for the attainment of the objectives of action may establish, reorganize and liquidate the institutions, public agencies and commercial companies and to be a member and founder of the society and enterprises.
(2) Other people founded school may establish, reorganize and liquidate a company and be a member of the society and enterprises, and a founding member.
22. article. Research Institute (1) the National University Scientific Institute is established (e.g., centres, clinics, test station) may be set up as public agencies. The scientific institute – public agencies-legal framework, management, financing and monitoring procedures determined by the law of scientific activity, the public agency law and this law.
(2) Decision on the establishment of the Scientific Institute of the University adopted the Senate.
(3) Institute of economics can also be created as University departments. The following scientific activities of the Institute, financing and monitoring procedures, as well as the reorganisation and the winding-up order is determined by the Constitution of the University. "
13. Turn off the fourth paragraph of article 23.
Article: 14.25 to replace the title of the article the words "University College" with the word "College";
make the first part of the following:

"(1) the College operates on a Charter basis. College rules establish the College Council. College regulations as the provisions of the Cabinet of Ministers, the Cabinet of Ministers issued by the Minister of education and science recommendations. College rules drawn up in accordance with this Act and the vocational training law. The College shall include the following information: 1 name of College) its registered office, the legal status, the College's founder and its registered office;
2) College activities and tasks of the axes;
3) College Charter, and the initiation and development of amendment;
4) College governing body representation and decision-making bodies and the rights, duties, and tasks, this institution-building, election and appointment procedures and composition;
5) academic staff college of the election;
6) college course development and validation;
7) College Unit creation, reorganization, liquidation and operational framework;
8) College internal procedures governing the adoption of the agenda. "
make the first sentence of the second paragraph the following wording: "the College implemented the first level professional higher education programs and enable you to have a fourth level of professional qualifications";
replace the third paragraph, the words "University College" with the word "College".
Article 15.26: replace the first subparagraph of paragraph 1, the words "main space" with the words "election";
turn off the first part of paragraph 2, the words "that this University is a place of employment";
to supplement the article with the seventh and eighth by the following: "(7) Academic staff may be one election in one place and in one University academic post. In determining the academic staff or the number of persons or weight University, Division, or in the implementation of the programme of study that have a doctoral degree, only academic positions in the elected person.
(8) University administrative acts issued or actual action University staff can challenge the universities academic concerned arbitration. Graduate academic arbitration decision may be appealed to the Administrative Court of law. "
16. Supplement article 27 with the fifth paragraph as follows: "(5) in relation to academic positions in ievēlētaj persons does not apply labour law article 45 in the first part of the work specified in the contract. Contract of employment with the academic post of persons elected Rector on election time switch – six years. "
17. off the article 29.
18. Article 33 off sixth.
19. the express article 39, the third sentence as follows: "the requirements of the following associate of sliding position applicants, the University and College approved by the Senate or by the Council."
20. the title of chapter V to replace the word "universities" with the words "universities and colleges".
21. Article 44 of the expression by the following: ' article 44. Universities and colleges the student (1) academia learners are: 1) the bachelor study program students;
2) professional studies program for students;
3) master's study programme students (major);
4) residents in medicine;
5) doctoral candidates.
(2) The College student's professional studies program for students. "
22. Replace article 45, the word ' University ' (the number and fold) with the words "University and College" (the number and fold).
Article 23.46: replace the first part of the word "University" with the words "University and College";
make the first sentence of the second paragraph as follows: "the requirements, criteria and procedures for admission to the program is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers."
make the first sentence of the third paragraph the following wording: "full time undergraduate and professional studies programs that capture the requirement is for above average education, students are admitted to the tendering procedure, based on the centralized exam results.";
replace the fourth subparagraph, the word "University" with the words "University and College";
to make a fifth by the following: "(5) universities and colleges until the current year 1 November shall notify the educational content and examination centre, as well as the public (including the home page on the internet) the admission requirements of the courses for the next academic year, also in the fourth paragraph of this article, those additional requirements."
24. Replace article 47, the word ' University ' (the fold) with the words "University or college" (fold).
Article: 25.48 express first, second, third and fourth subparagraph by the following: "(1) accredited universities and colleges full-time education student, master's, and doctoral residency programs learners regardless of age, as well as masters are not subject to mandatory military service.
(2) Mandatory military service is not subject to personal: 1) within one year in the average education;
2) within one year of education, which allows you to launch a Studio residency master's, or doctoral program.
(3) The Ministry of education and science each year until 1 September, submit to conscription military service in the center of the first paragraph of this article, the list of the universities.
(4) Universities and colleges each year up to October 1 shall submit to conscription military service center full time undergraduate courses list. ";
replace the sixth paragraph, the words "University" with the words "high school and College".
26.49. Article: replace the second paragraph, the word "universities" with the words "University or college";
make the third paragraph as follows: "(3) the exclusion of a student from a full time student, high school and College in the list shall inform conscription military service center."
27. To replace the words "in article 52 University" (the number and fold) with the words "University and College" (the number and fold).
Article: 28.53 off the second part;
to make the fourth subparagraph by the following: "(4) 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 used in the third paragraph of this article fulfill this role. "
29. Replace article 55, first paragraph, point 3, the words "main job" with the words "election".
Article: 30.56 to replace in the first paragraph, the word "College" with the words "University and College";
make the second paragraph as follows: "(2) this Act does not regulate the content of study and tests of sliding requirements associated with such a specific high school or College specific areas of activity, medicine, sports, art, police, border guard, fire and rescue, probation, penitenciār service and national defense. These requirements determine the specific University or college by-laws the Constitution. "
31. Replace article 57, second paragraph, first sentence, the words "University College" with the word "College".
Article: 32.64 replace the first paragraph, the words "collegiate institution" with the words "peer Advisory Board";
replace the second part of paragraph 2, the word "decide" with the words "discussing issues";
Replace paragraph 3 of the second paragraph, the words "give your opinion" with the words "prepare proposals and opinions";
make the third paragraph as follows: "(3) and the Rector of the Council rules of procedure and competence determined by the Statute of the Council of Rectors. Rector Council by-laws approved by the Cabinet of Ministers. "
Article: 33.75 to replace the name and text, the word "College" (the number and fold) with the words "University and College" (the number and fold);
replace the second part of paragraph 6, the words "off-budget income" with the words "own proceeds".
Article: 34.76 Express second subparagraph by the following: "(2) the National University property consists of: 1) the land, buildings and immovable property left by the dāvinājuš or by private individuals or by the heritage of the school purchased of the same country or allocated to earn budget resources;
2) Cabinet of Ministers decision of the universities passed in independent possession of State property;
3) University intellectual property. ";
replace the third paragraph, the word "College" (the number and fold) with the words "State University" (the number and fold);
to make the fourth subparagraph by the following: "(4) State University property and possession or use of the State property administration and Cabinet of Ministers used.";
turn off the fifth.
Article: 35.80 express name as follows: "the economic activity of the University";
replace the first subparagraph of paragraph 4, the word "business" with the words "economic activity";
make the second paragraph as follows: "(2) the University's financial and business operations, as well as the University's Audit Commission reports each year, check the independent auditor. Established universities and others founded universities that receive Government funds, prepared by an independent auditor, of the written opinion on the University's financial and business operations shall be submitted to the Ministry of education and science and the Ministry, which is subordinated to the University. "
Article: 36.83.

replace the title of the article and the article's text, the word "aliens" (the number and fold) with the word "foreigners" (the number and fold) and the word "College" (the number and fold) with the words "University and College" (the number and fold);
turn off the first part of paragraph 2, the words "in its examination of the General order";
to supplement the first part of paragraph 5 with the following: "5) European Union nationals and their children, to education in Latvia, the education is determined and settled on the same basis as citizens of the Republic of Latvia and foreigners who are granted permanent residence. ';
to supplement the article with the third part as follows: "(3) citizens of the Republic of Latvia who have got secondary education abroad can take the Latvian universities and colleges, under the first paragraph of this article 1 and 2."
37. To supplement the transitional provisions of paragraph 11, after the word "Academy" with the words "and the Police Academy of Latvia" and after the word "military" with the words "or professional".
38. transitional provisions be supplemented with 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23 of the following paragraph: "19. Universities provide constitutional compliance with University requirements set out in law and up to 1 March 2006 shall be submitted by the Ministry of education and science. Established campuses become derived public persons, following their approval by the Saeima satversmj. To higher constitutional Parliamentary approval, they continue to run their existing budget authorities – national-status. State University and the University established that constitutional already approved in the Parliament, is considered a derived public persons. The College provides a Charter school law compliance requirements and up to 1 March 2006 shall be submitted by the Ministry of education and science.
20. The University Rectors, in agreement with the academic staff representatives to 2006 February 1, submitted to the Ministry of education and science of the University elected academic staff list.
21. Article 3 of the law school of the criteria laid down in the third subparagraph shall enter into force on 1 September 2007. Up to august 31, 2007 to the following universities in Latvia: Daugavpils University, University of Latvia, Latvian Agricultural University, Riga stradiņš University and Technical University of Riga.
22. Article 26 of this law Before the seventh part (of the election), concluded by the entry into force of the contract remain in force until the contract expires.
23. Article 48 of the law and article 49, the third part of the void after the abolition of compulsory military service. "
Prime Minister a. Halloween, Minister of education and Science (I). Druviet is the Editorial Note: regulations shall enter into force by august 31, 2005.