Regulation (2009:945) With Instruction For The Swedish Geotechnical Institute

Original Language Title: Förordning (2009:945) med instruktion för Statens geotekniska institut

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section 1 of the Swedish geotechnical Institute is the managing authority for the

geotechnical and environmental geotechnical issues. The authority shall be

push in questions aimed at a safe, economic and

environmentally sound community development within the Geotechnical


section 2 of the Swedish geotechnical Institute, in the framework of their


1. contribute to the national environmental quality objectives,


2. help with documentation and expert knowledge in the work

the Government conducts nationally and within the European Union.

paragraph 3 in its field of activity, Swedish geotechnical

institutions, within the framework of full cost recovery and against

fee, perform research, surveys and other missions

for State agencies and municipalities. The authority may also

carry out tasks to others in so far as the work of other permits


All assignments shall be consistent with the Agency's

core business and help to broaden and make more effective

the use of the geotechnical and environmental Geotechnics.

All assignments shall be financially separate from

the Agency's other activities.

Information with regard to landslides and erosion

section 4 of the Swedish geotechnical Institute will contribute to the risks

of landslides decreases. For this purpose, the authority shall

1. provide support to municipalities and county councils in the planning process

concerning geotechnical safety issues,

2. monitor the stability conditions of the Göta River Valley,

3. assist the responsible instances when race or landslides have

occurred or when there is a risk of race or landslides, and

4. support the Swedish civil contingencies Agency at

its review of Government contribution to the prevention of

natural disasters and by the General mapping.

paragraph 5 of the Swedish geotechnical Institute will contribute to the risks

associated with beach erosion is reduced by

1. assist other agencies with expertise in matters

about beach erosion, and

2. developing knowledge in the field and coordinate various

actors ' interests.

Research, development and knowledge

section 6 of the Swedish geotechnical Institute should help to plan and

the construction process is streamlined, within their

business scope to develop new knowledge and new methods and have

a coordinating role in order to identify the level of knowledge and

convey new knowledge.

section 7 of the Swedish geotechnical Institute in respect of sanitation and

restoration of contaminated sites research,

technology development and knowledge development.


section 8 Authority should contribute to the efficiency and quality of

the planning and building process, in its field, assist

authorities, municipalities and others with advice, as well as in

interaction with these introduce new technologies and apply

research and development results.


§ 9 Swedish geotechnical Institute is headed by a head of Government.

The Advisory Board on race-and skredfrågor

section 10 a delegation for ras and skredfrågor are linked to the

Swedish geotechnical Institute.

The delegation will be a contact and monopoly

authorities working with ras and skredfrågor.

section 11 of the delegation made up of Government Chief, who is

the delegation's Chairman, the Agency's expert in racial and

skredfrågor, as well as members appointed by the

public safety and emergency preparedness, Housing, Transport Department,

The Swedish Maritime Administration, the environmental protection agency, marine and water,

Geological Survey and the Swedish Meteorological

and Hydrological Institute. In addition, the delegation

co-opt members.

The delegation will meet when the President finds cause

to it, or when any other Member requests it.

Regulation (2011:664).

Appointment as head of Government

section 12 of the Director-General is the head of Government.

Staff matters

13 § within the Swedish geotechnical Institute, there shall be a

staff disciplinary board.

section 14 of the Swedish geotechnical Institute shall apply

the staff representatives Ordinance (1987:1101).


section 15 of the Swedish geotechnical Institute shall charge fees for its

assignments in the business advice. The authority shall

also charging for parts of its operations in

research, development and transfer of knowledge. The authority may

decide on the fees, and outlining

fee revenues. Regulation (2011:1156).

Exemptions from government regulation

section 16 of the Swedish geotechnical Institute are not covered by

the provisions of section 29 of the case

the Government agencies Ordinance (2007:515).