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section 1 of the national Veterinary Institute has the task of
be veterinary expert and service body
agencies and individuals.
2 § the museums shall that riskvärderande authority and
emergency response authority
1. investigation of infectious animal diseases, including zoonoses,
the occurrence, cause and dissemination as well as participate in
the prevention and the fight against these diseases,
2. maintain an effective vaccine preparedness relating to
infectious animal diseases including zoonoses,
3. be national veterinary laboratory,
4. perform Diagnostics of zoonoses, epizootic and other
notifiable diseases in animals, including Diagnostics
provided for in the EU acquis,
5. be national reference laboratory in their
area of activity,
6. investigate the dissemination of infectious agents and chemical hazard substances
in feed and feed safety prevention work,
7. perform Diagnostics of infectious agents and chemical hazard substances
8. conducting research and development work within their
area of activity,
9. monitor and analyse the development of medical conditions of the
domesticated and wild animals,
10. monitor and analyse the development of resistance to
antibiotics and other antimicrobials among
microorganisms in animals and in food,
11. promote the rational use of antibiotics
12. within the framework of its field provide
services in the field of veterinary forensics, and
13. formulate a national plan for monitoring of epizootic
diseases and zoonoses, which is determined by the
The Agriculture Department. Regulation (2014:868).
2 a of The Commission activities carried out by the authority,
be in accordance with the Agency's mission and responsibilities. Are there
private providers who offer the same goods and
services contract activity conducted in limited
extent in order not to hamper the prospects for a
effective competition on the market, unless there are special
reasons for something else. The need to perform
external relations will be continuously analyzed and documented.
2 b section at the Agency, there shall be a national expert group
in order to maintain expertise
1. about how diseases occur and spread,
2. in assisting the Agriculture Department to
ensure readiness in the face of outbreaks of epizootic
diseases and zoonoses, and
3. for the inspection and control of epizootic diseases and
The national expert group shall be composed of, among others,
epidemiologists, researchers and diagnosticians.
3 § the museums shall primarily perform the examinations
and investigations requested by the Agriculture Department. These should
planned and implemented following consultations with the Agriculture Department.
The authority shall, if possible, with priority in carrying out the
investigations as other State agencies.
4 § the museums shall, within the framework of its own activities, and
in collaboration with other stakeholders, to contribute to the implementation of the
Sweden's policy for global development.
The Agency's management
§ 5 Authority is headed by a head of Government.
6 section at the Agency, there shall be an Advisory Council consisting
of no more than eight members.
6 a section in Chapter 2. section 3 of the Regulation (1993:221) for the Swedish
University of agricultural sciences provides for a scientific
library that is shared by the Swedish University of agricultural sciences and
The national Veterinary Institute. Regulation (2010:1489).
Positions and assignments
section 7 the Director General is the head of Government.
section 8 at the Agency, there shall be a statsepizootolog.
Statsepizootologen will be responsible for matters relating to the epizootic
and other serious infectious diseases.
§ 9 a statsepizootolog or professor
decided by the Government after proposal by the authority.
section 10 in a case concerning employment as statsepizootolog,
the state veterinarian or laborator, the authority shall collect
opinion of the three experts. If the employment is as
Professor, applied instead, section 13.
In respect of employment as statsepizootolog, the authority shall
also consult with the Agriculture Department.
11 § Qualified for employment as statsepizootolog,
the state veterinarian or laboratory technician is the one that has the
scientific skills and the knowledge and experience
and the ability of other needed with regard to
For permission for employment as statsepizootolog or
In addition, laborator epizoological units
identification of veterinary surgeons, proven experience in a topic
belonging to the epizootologins area of activity as well as practical
experience of fältepizootologiskt work.
section 12 of That criterion in deciding whether such employment
referred to in paragraph 10 of the terms of the degree of such scientific and
other skills that are relevant for its tasks.
Particular attention should be paid to both scientific skill
as has been demonstrated by our own research and experimentation
as well as planning and management of research and
the experimental activities and skill shown by
independent work within the subject area.
If the species require, particular attention is also
be attached to properties other than referred to in the first subparagraph,
such as educational, clinical or practical skill,
Administrative and managerial ability or other
experience relevant to the position.
section 13 Before the Agency submits its proposal to the Government
in a case if the appointment as a professor, the
– Download the opinion of applicants to the employment from a
University or college that is active in the field of
employment, as well as
– give the applicants to the employment opportunity to comment
the Agency's proposal. Regulation (2010:1489).
paragraph 14 of A professor at the Agency to teach at
Agricultural University or other higher education institutions in the field of
their competence to the extent that the authority determines. Even
other officials of the authority shall, within their subject area
teach at high schools to the extent and under the conditions
which authority determines.
Staff disciplinary board
section 15 at the Agency, there shall be a staff disciplinary board.
Applicability of certain regulations
16 § the museums shall apply the staff representatives Ordinance
section 17 of the authority may charge fees for examinations
and investigations and provision of vaccines, Diagnostics and
laboratory products, unless the context otherwise.
Authority may decide upon the fees.
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