The Academic Programme Agency Charter

Original Language Title: Akadēmisko programmu aģentūras nolikums

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 787 Riga 2004 14 September (pr. No 53 15) academic programme Agency Regulations Issued under the public law agency 8. the third paragraph of article i. General questions 1. public agency "academic programme Agency (hereinafter the Agency) is the Ministry of education and science in the supervision of the national authorities. 2. the agency created to promote educational programmes of the European Union, as well as other national or international education measures the educational sector. II. Agency functions, tasks and rights 3. the Agency shall have the following functions: 3.1. ensure European Union education programmes Socrates (Socrates programme) in Latvia;
3.2. implement its functions decentralised Socrates or partially decentralised financial management of the Fund;
3.3. implementation of the European Community's integrated lifelong learning and academic education program, directing and coordinating the implementation in Latvia;
3.4. provide national and international projects and programmes according to the contracts concluded between the Agency and the Latvian or other government bodies. 4. in order to implement certain functions, the Agency shall undertake the following tasks: 4.1 comply with the Socrates national agencies for tasks according to the Treaty the programme decision and the Ministry of education and Science approved strategy;
4.2. in carrying out the functions of the Centre in Latvia, the European Union higher education cooperation programmes with third countries under the agreements;
4.3 contracts with the European Commission on decentralised Socrates or partially decentralised financial management of the Fund;
4.4. conclude contracts with the European Commission and other donors on the financial attraction of the functioning of the Agency, or specific measures;
4.5. manages and administers the education programmes and projects, ensure the control and evaluation of results;
4.6. the dissemination of information on educational programs, advertised and organized a design contest;
4.7. contracts with financial assistance and the beneficiaries of the project implementation;
4.8 according to the competency and carrying out other relevant contracts with the European Commission in the field of education in the administration of financial resources assigned to tasks. 5. in order to ensure the function and tasks, the Agency shall cooperate with the departments of the European Commission, national regulatory authorities, legal and natural persons. 6. the Agency shall have the following rights: 6.1. to request and receive from legal and physical persons in the execution of the tasks of the Agency the information required;
6.2. charge a fee for services rendered;
6.3. According to competence and conclude cooperation agreements with other State and municipal institutions, non-governmental organizations, natural and legal persons, as well as foreign institutions;
6.4. to be on the court proceedings;
6.5. to receive donations, donations and foreign financial assistance;
6.6. to take loans and to assume a guarantee in the law on budget and financial management. III. Agency governance 7. The work of the Agency under the Agency's administration of the provisions of the Treaty, headed by a Director. Director of recruiting and dismissal of Minister of education and science. 8. The Director shall determine the duties of the public agency law, these rules, the management contract and the contract of employment. The Director of the Agency's public administration Act direct authorities driving. IV. the Agency's assets and financial resources of the Agency 9. thing is real and movable property in the country, located in the Agency's possession. 10. the Agency shall have the right in law to dispose its holding of movable property. The State movable property disposition of funds included in the Agency's budget. 11. the legal relations with natural and legal persons responsible only to the Agency, the Agency's own financial means, but not by the collecting societies in the European Union or the State budget. 12. the Agency's financial resources shall consist of: 12.1. Government grants from the general revenue, the State budget contributions to the European Union for participation in the program management;
12.2. income from fees for services rendered and other own revenue;
12.3. foreign financial assistance, funding by the European Commission the European Union educational programmes and other measures of management;
12.4. donations and gifts. 13. The Agency's accounts for the Treasury. The Agency may, with the permission of the Minister of finance to open accounts for credit institutions. V. activities of the Agency in ensuring the rule of law and the reporting arrangements 14. Agency staff decisions and actual action may be challenged, submitting the application the Agency Director. 15. the decisions of the Director of the Agency, legislation may be challenged in accordance with the procedure laid down in the education and Science Ministry. The Ministry's decision may appeal to the Court. 16. the Agency's regulations established shall prepare and provide a current and an annual report on its activities and financial resources. VI. final question 17. provisions shall enter into force on 18 October 2004. Prime Minister i. Emsis Minister of education and science Radzevič of J.