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Law 33 of 2002 public events of a scientific nature on behalf of the general body of biotechnology President based on the Constitution and approved by the NPC at its meeting on 4-1-2002 and 18-3-2002.
Issued: article 1 the following expressions mean in the application of this law indicated beside each: Minister: Minister of higher education.
Ministry: Ministry of higher education.
Body: the general body of biotechnology.
Board of Directors: the Board of Directors of the general body of biotechnology.
General Manager: Director-General of the General Organization for biotechnology.
Article II – a Syrian Arabic Republic occur at a public body of a scientific nature in the name of "General Commission for biotechnology" enjoys legal personality and administrative and financial autonomy and is linked to the Minister.
B the Commission's headquarters in Damascus and may make branches in other provinces by the Minister upon proposal of the Board of Directors.
Article 3 – the Commission aims to achieve the following purposes: coordination with those involved in biotechnology research.
Preparation of human resources in biotechnology and development.
Green and Red biotechnologies applied according to national needs and priorities.
Research and applications of biotechnology in agriculture, industry and human and animal health care, applying bioinformatics to develop biomedical products and products of animal and plant biotechnology, manufacture and development of agriculture and food products and industry.
Contribute to the preservation of biodiversity and rational investment and private investment groups and improvement of local herbal.
Development of national experiences on biotechnology research and promotion.
Provide the necessary facilities to conduct scientific research leading to master's and doctoral degrees.
Various organizational foundations for research and development in research institutions, academic and industrial partnerships and intellectual property rights issues, biosecurity and others incompatible with bioethics.
Cooperation with scientific research centres and international and Arabic and its laboratory.
Article – 4 – managing body: Board of Directors.
Article-5. the Governing Council is composed of:
-The heads of laboratories
-One representative from each of the universities in the Syrian Arabic Republic
-Representative of the Ministry of agriculture and agrarian reform
-Representative of the Ministry of health.
-Representative of the Ministry of industry
-A representative of the State Planning Commission
-A representative of the General Commission for Atomic Energy
-A representative of the scientific studies and Research Center
B for the Chairman to invite to see it to attend meetings of the Council without the right to vote.
Article vi-Board of Directors is the Supreme authority based on its finances and conduct and the policy and take appropriate decisions to achieve the purpose for which the Commission produced in accordance with the provisions of this law and the following terms: approval of projects and research on biotechnology.
Approve hiring of Arab and foreign experts in accordance with the laws and regulations in force.
Approve commissioned researchers from inside and outside the body for research and studies and fixing.
To follow up the implementation of programmes.
Accept donations and grants and donations and bequests for the benefit of the Commission.
Adopting technical and advisory committees with stakeholders and define their functions.
Proposal to send workers in biotechnology for training or study in Syrian Arabic Republic and beyond.
Project proposal for balancing the body.
Supervision of activities of technical, administrative and financial authority.
University Council on matters related to researchers and technicians.
Article – 7 – a Director-General appointed by Decree. at the proposal of the Minister of the rank of Assistant Professor at least among faculty members at universities.
B the Director General retains its original function and its advancements where legal, and earns his salary and compensations including full compensation from the Commission.
Article VIII-the General Director shall receive compensation of ad hoc representation aides.
Article 9 – General Manager duties and powers: the Director General of the official reference for all employees, directly oversees workflow and issue administrative instructions and commands and follow the implementation of the decisions of the Governing Council, representing the Commission before the courts and the application itself and defenses and conduct of ordinary and extraordinary remedies all or by his representative, without prejudice to the law enjoined State management issues.
Oversees all acts of technical, administrative and financial authority and is responsible for the conduct of these actions and the safety management of money matters before the Board.
Sign the transactions and ongoing correspondence, delegate some of his powers and his subordinates to sign some correspondence and transactions only as provided in regulations on signature by the Director General.
Hold expenses and exercise the powers of the paymaster and filtering in accordance with the provisions of financial laws and regulations in force to public bodies of an administrative nature.
Prepare the draft balance body and displays it on the Board of directors within deadlines and periods specified in the Ministry of finance.
Submit to the Board at the end of each year a general report on the administrative and financial situation of the authority.
Presents a draft policy and planning on biotechnology on the Board.
Follow the plans and projects and research on biotechnology.
Composing artistic advisory committees.
And in order that decisions and instructions within the laws and regulations in force.
Article 10 – exempt body of fiscal and customs taxes and fees and all local administration and general costs of different types and from all import restrictions on all imported or received from grants or donations or loans of equipment, tools and technical equipment and laboratory and scientific publications needed to achieve their goals.
Article – 11 – Prof body may conclude contracts with private or official bodies within or outside the Syrian Arabic Republic to present studies and research with pay or without pay as determined by the Board of Directors.
B researchers concluded. held in particular by providing their services in the Commission to others after its ratification by the Board of Directors.
C distributed income from rental contracts specified in paragraphs (a, b) in accordance with the provisions in the law to members of the teaching staff in the Ministry of higher education issued by Legislative Decree No (87) for 1975, and Decree (1657) in 1977 and its amendments.
Article 12 – faculty members may be seconded at universities or reassigned to work in the lent or receive paychecks and now the compensations including full compensation from the Commission.
Article 13 – a body of researchers designates drive qualification required for appointment to membership of the Faculty in universities in the Syrian Arabic Republic and applies these provisions applicable to researchers, faculty members at universities in terms of appointment, promotion, rights and obligations, indemnities and all their careers.
B posted on body of professional qualifications required for membership in the Syrian Arabic Republic universities through the contest or these professionals apply transport provisions applicable to members of the professional body at universities in terms of appointment, promotion, rights and obligations, indemnities and all their careers.
J posted on Laboratory body in accordance with the provisions of the basic law for State employees and receive compensation of competence (50%) Of monthly lump sum.
Article – 14 – Faculty membership may be unloaded in the Syrian Arabic Republic universities for scientific research in the Commission decision of the Minister for a year, renewable upon proposal of the Board of Directors and approval by the Council of the University.
Article – 15 – the body is an independent private branch budget balancing Ministry and consists of: annual budget allocated in the State budget.
The resources of the Commission's activities.
Subsidies, gifts and bequests.
Any other resources authorized by the laws and regulations in force.
Article – 16 – servant of the body determines by Decree.
Article 17 this law shall be published in the Official Gazette.
Damascus on 24-1-1423 7-4-2002 President Bashar Al-Assad
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