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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 776 in 2004 in Riga on September 7 (pr. No 52 30) National Center of forensic expertise in the rules Issued pursuant to the public administration Act, article 16 of the equipment the first part i. General questions 1. forensic expertise Center (hereinafter referred to as the Centre) is the Ministry of Health's direct regulatory authority.
2. the aim of the Centre Court of the medical examiner's, scientific research and postgraduate education in the medical field.
II. functions of the Centre, and 3. the Centre shall have the right to: 3.1. judicial medical expertise;
3.2. to organise scientific work and postgraduate education in the medical field;
3.3. to provide advisory assistance to the Court in the field of medicine and medical treatment institutions of law enforcement.
4. in order to implement certain functions, the Centre has the following tasks: 4.1 to take judicial medical expertise for individuals whose life and health damage, violent or sudden death deceased persons, as well as evidence of expertise;
4.2. perform the medical expertise of the courts, if the person is suspected treatment failure due to the professional compliance;
4.3. to participate in the legislative development of the project and provide advice on other institutions prepare law forensic field;
4.4. promoting prevention of human rights violations in the medical field;
4.5. upon the request of the law enforcement institutions to organize vocational training for forensic expertise;
4.6. in cooperation with medical and legal profile universities provide the medical industry professionals training (postgraduate education);
4.7. a methodical drive, to coordinate and ensure the interregional judicial Medical Department expert;
4.8. by request of the national regulatory authorities to provide them with statistical information in the field of forensic medicine.
5. The Centre shall have the following rights: 5.1. to request and receive, free of charge from national and municipal authorities the information necessary for the functions of the Centre;
5.2. to enter into contracts for the operation of the Centre;
5.3. to cooperate with State and local authorities and other bodies prescribed laws;
5.4. to cooperate with the authorities of other countries and international organizations in the field of forensic medicine.
III. the administration of the Centre at 6. The Centre shall be headed by a Director. The Director of the Centre is also the country's chief medical examiner. The Director shall make public administration facilities Act direct authorities managerial functions. Director of recruiting and dismissal of the Health Minister.
7. the Centre's departments is the Department and laboratories. Departments headed by Divisional managers. The Department shall establish, reorganise or terminate the Director. The Department's tasks and functions of the Department approved directors set out in its rules of procedure.
IV. activities of the Centre and ensuring the rule of law activity report 8. Center for Justice provides the Director. The Director is responsible for the management decisions for the creation and operation of the system.
9. the Director shall have the right to cancel the Centre staff.
10. the Centre's officials issued the administrative act and the actual action of an individual may be challenged, by the submission of the Director of the Centre.
11. the administrative act issued by the Director and the actual action of an individual may appeal to the Court.
12. the Centre at least once a year, the Ministry of health submitted a report on the Centre's functions and the use of budget resources.
Prime Minister i. Emsis Health Minister in place of Welfare Minister d. Staķ is the Editorial Note: rules shall enter into force on the 11 September 2004.
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