SECRETARY OF NATIONAL DEFENSE
DECREE issued by the Military Education Law of the Mexican Army and Air Force.
On the sidelines a seal with the National Shield, which reads: United Mexican States.-Presidency of the Republic.
VICENTE FOX QUESADA, President of the United Mexican States, to its inhabitants known:
That the Honorable Congress of the Union, has served to address the following
"THE GENERAL CONGRESS OF THE MEXICAN UNITED STATES, D E C R E T A:
Article Unique.- The Military Education Act of the Mexican Army and Air Force is issued.
MEXICAN ARMY AND AIR FORCE MILITARY EDUCATION LAW
OF GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1.- This Law is intended to regulate the Education provided by the Secretariat of National Defense, oriented to the knowledge and application of military science and art, as well as other related to the needs of the Mexican Army and Air Force.
The implementation of this Law is the responsibility of the Secretariat of National Defense, through the Directorate General of Education and Rectory of the Army and Air Force University.
Article 2.- For the purposes of this Act, it is understood by:
I. Law, Military Education Act of the Mexican Army and Air Force;
II. Secretariat, the Secretariat of National Defense, and
III. Address and Rectory, the Military Education and Rectory Directorate General of the Army and Air Force University.
Article 3.- The Secretariat will establish the directives related to philosophy, educational policies, objectives and lines of action for the Military Educational System.
Article 4.- Military Education aims to form military personnel for the practice and exercise of command and conduct of teaching, culture dissemination and research for the Mexican Army and Air Force, instilling in love for the homeland, institutional loyalty, honesty, awareness of service and overcoming and the responsibility of spreading to the new generations the values and knowledge received.
Article 5.- The objectives of Military Education are as follows:
I. Develop harmoniously and integrally to members of the Mexican Army and Air Force;
II. To favor the development of faculties to acquire knowledge, as well as the capacity for observation, analysis and critical reflection;
III. Bind permanently the education and training of the military;
IV. Promote institutional awareness, values and military doctrine;
V. To foster the value of justice, the observance of the law and the equality of individuals before it, as well as to promote the knowledge of human rights and respect for them, and
VI. Strengthening knowledge focused on the preservation of health and environmental protection.
Article 6.- The Army and Air Force University has the following purposes:
I. Imparting military personnel with scientific, technical, and humanistic knowledge at the higher and higher education level for the fulfillment of their own weapons and services missions. of the Mexican Army and Air Force;
II. Conduct scientific research in general, related to the advancement of military science and art;
III. Forming teachers for the various subjects taught by the Military Education Institutions, and
IV. Spread and enrich the culture of Mexican Army and Air Force personnel.
Article 7.- The University of the Army and Air Force depends on the Secretariat, through the Directorate General of Military Education, which will exercise the role of Rectory.
Article 8.- The Secretariat meets its needs for professional human resources, through Military Education, in order to be able to fulfill the general missions of the Army and Mexican Air Force.
Article 9.- The Directorate and Rectory shall have the budgetary resources allocated to it through the Secretariat.
CHAPTER II OF THE MILITARY EDUCATION SYSTEM
Article 10.- The Military Educational System is the set of Educational Institutions that impart military knowledge of different purposes, types and levels and modalities, conditioned to a Mexican Army and Air Force's own philosophy, doctrine, and military infrastructure, under the leadership of the Directorate and Rectory.
Article 11.- The objectives of the Military Educational System are as follows:
I. Improve levels of terminal efficiency, educational quality and academic use, optimizing the available human, material, technical and financial resources;
II. Strengthening through a continuous and ongoing process the professional development of Mexican Army and Air Force personnel in an educational quality framework;
III. Provide members of the Mexican Army and Air Force with educational services that correspond to their hierarchy and specialty;
IV. Imparting knowledge and developing the skills needed to strengthen the planning and execution capabilities of combined and joint military operations;
V. Develop and strengthen knowledge through the practice of values and virtues as a fundamental part of military training;
VI. To promote, organize and normalize research activities on the art and science of war, as well as technical and scientific aspects of the services of the Mexican Army and Air Force;
VII. Elevate the cultural and academic level of the human resources of the Mexican Army and Air Force, and
VIII. Provide timely and sequential training for specific function-oriented training to be performed by military personnel.
Article 12.- The role of the Military Educational System is to acquire, transmit and increase the military culture that contributes to the integral development of the professional military for the fulfillment of the duties imposed on him by the service of weapons.
Article 13.- For the purposes of Law, the Military Educational System consists of:
I. Dissent, teachers, and support staff;
II. Military Educational Authorities;
III. The General Plan of Military Education, and
IV. The Military Education Institutions.
Members of the Military Educational System will be regulated by the regulations that are issued.
Article 14.- Military Education Institutions are classified into:
III. Centers for Studies, and
Article 15.- The regulations of the Military Education Institutions shall further specify the mission, values, objectives, organization, functions, types and levels and, where appropriate, the educational modalities of the courses you provide.
Article 16.- The Military Educational System courses for their purpose are classified into:
V. Upgrade, and
CHAPTER III OF THE EDUCATIONAL PROCESS
FIRST SECTION OF MILITARY EDUCATION TYPES AND MODALITIES
Article 17.- The educational process will be carried out in the terms of this Law, by the Colleges, Military Schools, Studies Centers, School and Dependencies of the Secretariat assigned to them. the responsibility for providing courses considered in the General Plan of Military Education.
Article 18.- The Military Educational System will provide higher, upper and higher education education, in the terms of this Law and the legal provisions. respective.
Article 19.- Types and levels, as well as educational modalities, will be indicated in the Study Plans of the respective courses, in accordance with the General Plan of Military Education.
INSTITUTIONAL PLANNING SECOND SECTION
Article 20.- The Institutional Planning will be performed by the Military Educational Authorities in accordance with the procedures specified in the respective regulations of this Law.
Article 21.- The educational process that the Military Education Institutions will provide will be in accordance with the technical-didactic norms that the Directorate and Rectory issue.
Article 22.- The study plans will have a minimum duration equal to the time the studies will last for 50% of the study, without the detriment of the derivative programs of this, the necessary adjustments are made to ensure your upgrade.
ORGANIZATION ' S THIRD SECTION AND EDUCATIONAL INTEGRATION
Article 23.- The Management and Rectory will issue the technical-didactic norms applicable in the educational process, according to the type and level and educational modalities, training the personnel responsible of the Institutions of the Military Educational System in its application.
Article 24.- The Secretariat will provide the necessary resources to ensure that the institutions of the Military Education System fulfill the Educational function.
FOURTH SECTION OF THE INSTITUTIONAL ASSESSMENT
Article 25.- The Management and Rectory will issue the technical-didactic norms to regulate the institutional evaluation procedures.
Article 26.- The Management and Rectory will establish the appropriate mechanisms to permanently evaluate the results of the educational process.
Article 27.- The evaluation of the educational process will be aimed at diagnosing the achievement of the objectives of Military Education and the quality of the educational services it provides for itself or through other institutions.
ADMISSION CHAPTER IV
FIRST SECTION OF NATIONAL APPLICANTS
Article 28.- The process of admission to the Military Education Institutions will be noted in the respective regulations of this Law.
Article 29.- Every Mexican has the right to enter the Institutions that make up the Military Educational System, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
Article 30.- The entry to the Military Education Institutions will be through a selection contest, whose planning and execution procedures will be in charge of the Directorate and Rectory.
Article 31.- The Secretariat will determine the courses that, according to the nature of the courses, do not require a selection process.
FOREIGN SECTION OF FOREIGNERS
Article 32.- The Secretariat will offer courses to the Ministries of Defense of other countries for foreign personnel to conduct studies in the Military Education Institutions.
Article 33.- Foreign personnel entering the Military Educational System shall be subject to the requirements issued by the Secretariat in the respective call.
Article 34.- Foreign grantees shall be subject to the academic, disciplinary and administrative provisions to the effect of the regulations of the Military Education Institutions. where you perform your studies.
Article 35.- Foreign military personnel on the Military Education System shall retain the hierarchy assigned by the armed forces of their country.
Article 36.- Military Educational Authorities will issue to foreign scholarship staff documents that successfully certify the completion of their course compliance studies performed.
Article 37.- Foreign scholarship personnel must be rejoined to their country of origin and for no reason may they belong or remain in the Mexican Army and Air Force, once their studies or caused discharge from the relevant Military Education Institution.
Article 38.- The Secretariat will determine the discharge, discharge, permissions, or requests of foreign scholarship staff.
SECTION THIRD OF THE MEXICAN MILITARY ABROAD
Article 39.- The Secretariat may convene military personnel to conduct courses abroad as grantees, making the respective selection process.
Article 40.- Military personnel who obtain the quality of fellows will observe the legal provisions of the country where they are conducting their studies.
Article 41.- Military personnel with a quality of scholarship abroad will be controlled by the Military Attaché of Mexico in the host country and, in the event that this type of representation, the Secretariat will be directly responsible for its control.
CHAPTER V OF ACCREDITATION, CERTIFICATION AND REVALIDATION OF STUDIES
Article 42.- The Management and Rectory will rule on the compatibility of studies conducted outside the Military Educational System, in accordance with the procedure specified in the regulation. respective.
Article 43.- The Management and Rectory will manage the recognition of official validity of studies that are imparted in the Military Educational System, as well as the registration and issuance of the cedula (a) where it is necessary for the professional exercise in terms of the applicable legislation.
Article 44.- Studies conducted in the Military Educational System may, where appropriate, be declared equivalent by academic levels in accordance with the laws and regulations applicable to the case.
Article 45.- The Management and Rectory will establish a system of credits, which will allow the revalidation of higher level studies among the different Institutions of the Military Educational System, conformity to the regulation in the field of this Law.
Article 46.- Military Educational Authorities shall issue certificates, constances, diplomas, degrees and academic degrees to those who have successfully completed their studies, in accordance with the requirements set out in the relevant curricula and curricula.
Article 47.- The Management and Rectory shall establish the procedures by means of which it shall issue certificates and technical opinions to those accrediting knowledge acquired in a self-taught manner or for work experience, in relation to Mexican Army and Air Force jobs and specialties.
CHAPTER VI OF VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES
Article 48.- For the purposes of this Act, they are considered as violations of the Military Educational System's managerial, academic, administrative and teaching staff, as follows:
I. Failure to comply with the obligations imposed on them by the regulations of this Act;
II. Suspend academic activities without justification;
III. Spread before your application the exams or any other assessment instrument;
IV. Exorder certificates, constances, diplomas, degrees, or degrees of study without the authorization of the Address and Rectory;
V. Allow or engage in advertising or marketing activities within the Military Education Institutions of goods or services that are notoriously alien to the educational process, and
VI. Failure to comply with any of the precepts of this Act.
Article 49.- The management, academic, administrative and teaching staff of the Military Educational System that incurs the violations provided for in the previous Article shall be sanctioned in accordance with military laws and regulations and provisions that the Secretariat dictates and, where appropriate, shall be subject to the War Force.
Article 50.- The provisions of Article 48 of this Law shall not apply to civil teachers who provide their services in the Military Educational System, by virtue of the fact that they shall be sanctioned in accordance with the specific provisions laid down in their appointment.
Article 51.- The students of the Military Education Institutions will be subject to the regulations and provisions that the Secretariat will issue for the case and will be subject to the War I.
Civil or foreign nationals who conduct studies in the Military Educational System will not be subject to the War Fuero.
FIRST.- This Law shall enter into force on the day following its publication in the Official Journal of the Federation.
SECOND.- All provisions that are opposed to this Law are opened.
Mexico, D.F., 10 November 2005.-Sen. Enrique Jackson Ramírez, President.-Dip. Heliodoro Díaz Escarraga, President.-Sen. Yolanda E. González Hernández, Secretariat.-Dip. Patricia Garduno Morales, Secretary.-Rubicas."
In compliance with the provisions of Article 89 (I) of the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States, and for its due publication and observance, I request this Decree in the Residence of the Federal Executive Branch, in Mexico City, Federal District, on the sixteen days of December of two thousand five.- Vicente Fox Quesada.-Heading.-The Secretary of Government, Carlos Maria Abascal Carranza.- Heading.