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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
The delegation will meet when the President finds cause
to it, or when any other Member requests it.
Appointment as head of Government
section 12 of the Director-General is the head of Government.
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).
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