State Plant Protection Service Rules

Original Language Title: Valsts augu aizsardzības dienesta nolikums

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 944 in Riga 2004 November 16 (Mon. No 66 41) national plant protection services regulations Issued pursuant to the public administration Act, article 16 of the equipment the first part i. General questions 1. State plant protection service (hereinafter service) are under the supervision of the Minister of agriculture existing direct regulatory authority. 2. the aim is to ensure the crop and forest resources sustainable use, protection and supervision of the movement to preserve their biological diversity, improve the quality of agricultural products, promote public safety and protect the environment from the potential plant protection and fertilizer pollution, as well as increase the productivity and competitiveness of agriculture. II. the functions, tasks and responsibilities 3. Service functions defined in the plant protection act, the seeds Act of circulation, the plant variety protection act, the fertilizers Act, the circulation and other legislation governing the protection of plants, seed certification and movement, movement of fertilizers, as well as the protection of the rights of the breeder. 4. in order to ensure the fulfilment of service function performs the following tasks: 4.1. prepare and submit proposals to the Ministry of agriculture in the development of regulatory competence of the service areas;
4.2. the rural support service provides the information needed to administer the European Union direct payments;
4.3 according to the competence participates in the European Commission and the European Council working group and Committee meetings;
4.4. providing paid services of plant protection, plant quarantine, seed certification and protection of the rights of the breeder;
4.5. cooperate with other public administrations, non-governmental organizations, the European Commission and the Member States of the European Union;
4.6. cooperate with foreign and international organizations, take part in trans-national cooperation programmes and projects;
4.7 according to the competency provides information to the European Commission.
4.8. inform the public about the activities of the service and provide advice to the natural and legal persons;
4.9. National behalf by private transactions that are required for the operation of the service;
4.10. maintain the service balance existing public property. 5. Service according to competency is entitled: 5.1. request to stop illegal activities of plant protection and seeds movement;
5.2. in accordance with the laws and regulations in the field of plant quarantine remove plants or plant products and those in contact with firms in if they pose a health risk;
5.3. to request and receive, free of charge from national and municipal authorities, as well as external regulations — cases — from individuals service tasks required for the implementation of the information and documents;
5.4. prepare proposals about service tasks necessary financing from the State budget. III. the Administration and structure of the service work 6 conducts Service Director. 7. the Director shall be appointed and relieved of the post of Agriculture Minister in civil law. 8. the Director shall make the facilities of the public administration Act direct authorities managerial functions. IV. activities of the service provision of the rule of law and the review of the operation of the service and State budget funds 9. Service activities are the rule of law provides the Service Director. The Director of the service creates the service of internal control and inspection system. 10. the Director has the right to annul the decisions of the officers, as well as the internal regulations. 11. the officers issued administrative acts or actual action can be a challenge and appeal in accordance with the administrative procedure law in the following order: 11.1. Department officials issued administrative act or actual action may be challenged, by submitting the submissions to the head of the Department. The head of the Department's decisions are subject to judicial review;
11.2. the head of the Department issued administrative provisions (except this rule 11.1. referred to in administrative law) or the actual action may be challenged, by submitting the submissions to the Chief Inspector or the Director of the service. The Chief Inspector or the Director of the service's decisions are subject to judicial review;
11.3. the main administrative acts issued by the Inspector (except this rule 11.2. referred to in administrative law) or the actual action may be challenged, by submitting the submissions to the Director of the service. The Director of the service's decision may appeal to the Court of Justice;
11.4. the administrative acts issued by the Director (except this rule 11.2 and 11.3. referred to in administrative law) or the actual action may be challenged in the Ministry of agriculture. The Ministry's decisions can be appealed in court. 12. the financial resources of the service consist of: 12.1. grants from the General State budget revenues;
12.2. the revenue cost of services rendered and other revenue. 13. the service shall prepare a report on the use of budgetary means and annual public report. The Director of the service at least once a year, provide to the Minister of agriculture service activity report. The Minister of agriculture has the right at any time to request a service activity report. Prime Minister i. Emsis Minister of Agriculture m. rose