Law 39 Of 2001 The Law Books And University Publications

Original Language Title: القانون 39 لعام 2001 قانون الكتب والمنشورات الجامعية

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Law 39 of 2001

University books and publications law



President

Based on the provisions of the Constitution

And approved by the People's Assembly at its complex on 9-3-1422h and 31-5-2001m.

Issued as follows:
Article 1-


It means the following terms, used in the application of this law as follows:

Ministry: The Ministry of Higher Education

Minister: Minister of Higher Education.

Directorate: Books and Publications Directorate.

Higher institutes: institutes affiliated to the ministry or universities.

Intermediate institutes: intermediate institutes affiliated to the Supreme Council of the medium institutes.
University Book:
book is the author or translator in accordance with the provisions of this law and approved the entire vocabulary of one course or more, or part of it to cover.

University Reference: book author or translator by one or more members of the teaching staff that has a broader information from any book collectors or a group of university wrote in a given area of ​​competence of

Year Reference: book author or compiler that has a wider than any other book in one or more subjects such as dictionaries and encyclopedias information.
Article 2-


Shall be for each teaching course in the first stage of leave in the universities, and in higher institutes in intermediate institutes or more books a certified decision.

(B) the competent department council is responsible for providing the necessary teaching courses belonging to the Department of books and he has to propose commissioning of the discretion of the faculty in the departments, universities or other scientific centers members authored books it deems appropriate or translated to cover the courses according to the rules laid down in this law, the University Council shall issue a decision determining those who can accept written by employees of the university books if they are non-Syrian Aldamat upon the proposal of the competent Council.

(C) may not be teaching the book in the university colleges or graduate institutes and sell it to students only on the decision of the University Council or the Higher Institute of the Council based on the recommendation of the Commission authoring, translation and publishing at the university and to the recommendation of the Faculty Council or the Higher Institute of the Council and the opinion of the competent department council .

D composing the University Council or the Higher Institute of the Ministry Council, with the beginning of each academic year, a committee called the Committee authoring, translation and publishing task is to study the suggestions received from colleges and higher institutes relating to the adoption of textbooks and raise the appropriate recommendation thereon to the University Council.

E book may not be teaching in middle schools or sold to students only upon the decision of the President of the Supreme Council for the medium institutes based on the recommendation of the intermediate institutes Directorate at the Ministry on the proposal of sat competent Institute.

F handle the treatment of books translated books composed in everything stipulated in this Law, it puts the Higher Education Council rules that it deems appropriate to preference authoring or translation in Applied colleges specified by the Board.

G Each book author or translator scientific or more Checker proofreader proposed by the Council of the concerned department and the College Board and issued Kara nominated by the University Council
Article 3-



Issue of Higher Education and the Supreme Council for the medium institutes Council, respective, a decision that includes general rules and principles relating authored books, translated and published and distributed in accordance with the provisions of this law to include these rules and principles, in particular, the following:

Shall encourage writing, translation and publishing movement in all branches and disciplines and to propose the provision of the necessary facilities and incentives in this area.

(B) necessary for writing books and academic references and wrote higher institutes wrote intermediate institutes plans develop, translate and publish, respective.

C necessary to cover the book the author or translator for other items the bases and put the book so that commensurate with the specified number of weekly hours to be taught in the plans and curriculum.

D necessary rules position to estimate the rewards for writing the book or translated and scientific review and proofreading, and appreciates the bonus, according to the effort (in authoring or translation) in addition to other expenses required by the writers of the fees, forms and others, including the preparation of implicit commitment author corrects drafts book during printing.

E develop the necessary plans for the establishment of Directorates books and publications University organizes book fairs or participate in the Syrian Arab Republic, and beyond.

F General to establish rules for printing a unified books or shared, between the universities and colleges, or between the intermediate institutes.

G approving the general references the names of books in foreign languages ​​that students needed in their studies and coordinate the necessary copies of them print or made available to students process.

(H) the general rules for determining the financial cost of college books and references that are printed or distributed mode.

(I) the general rules for determining the sale price of books and references for students and the development of others.

J allocated to needy students free share distribution to establish rules according to the percentage specified in paragraph (d) of Article 12 of this Law.

(K) of the Council of Higher Education, the Supreme Council for the medium institutes of formation of specialized committees to achieve the desired goals.
Article 4


Shall occur in the ministry and in the Syrian Arab Republic, the Directorate of universities as "books and publications directorate" holds the printing of books and references operations and publish distributed and sold to students or others according to the rules and principles set forth in this law.

Each of the districts concerned with the following:

1- books and publications directorate of the ministry: and you print books and references belonging to the upper middle covenant associated with the ministry and institutes affiliated to the Supreme Council of the medium institutes, books, magazines and publications issued by the ministry.

2- books and publications directorate in each university: The university print books, references and other books and other publications needed by the students in their studies.

B stuck to the accounts of each of the updated directorates under paragraph (a) of this Article, according to the principles of commercial accounting is discretionary independent final budget and subject to the following systems:

1- standardized accounting system promulgated by Decree No. (287) Date of 25/01/1978.


2- financial Decree No. financial system (26 / T) dated 26 / 3-1974, as amended.

3- contract system issued Decree No. (195) Date of 25/07/1974, as amended.

4- production allowances and bonuses Law issued by Decree No. (1715) Date of 08/09/1977, as amended.

C determines the nominal capital of each of the updated directorates under paragraph (a) above are as follows:

- Books and Publications Directorate of the Ministry (100) million SP

- Books and Publications Directorate at the University of Damascus (150) million SP

- Books and Publications Directorate at Aleppo University (100) million SP

- Books and Publications Directorate at Tishreen University (75) million SP

- Books and publications in the Directorate-Baath University (50) million SP

D nominal capital of each of the directorates of books and publications specific elements consist under paragraph (c) above, the following:

- Net assets that accrue to them from Damascus and Aleppo universities and October value in accordance with the provisions of paragraph (e) of this Article.

- The respective value of investments.

- Funds allocated by the State for each.

E constitute a decision of the Minister for the Department of books and publications of the ministry and the decision of the president of the university concerned, in agreement with the Minister of Finance of the ad hoc committee that identifies its mission as follows:

1. Inventory, which goes to each of the updated directorates under paragraph (a) of this article is based book value of assets mainly in the inventory process.

2. Prepare a budget for each of the updated directorates under paragraph (a) of this Article, according to the results of subsection (1) the former.

(F) all of the updated resource directorates consist under paragraph (a) of this article:

- Prices of sale of books and publications.

- Subsidies that monitor them in the state budget when necessary.

- Subsidies, donations and bequests in accordance with laws and regulations in force.

G each of the updated directorates under paragraph (a) of this article by using its resources to finance its investment plans and cover running and other activity kits including bonuses authoring expenses.
Article 5.


Shall be writing books and academic references in universities and colleges, or translated by the following categories:

1. Faculty members at universities or higher institutes of the university wrote theoretical and practical Bdzaiha.

2. Members of the technical staff (manager, supervisor of business, a charge d'affaires), and that the scientific part of the applied courses. As for the theoretical part it should be shared with a member of the technical staff at least one of the faculty members.

3. Teachers of the Ministry of Higher Education.

4. Delegates from public bodies for teaching at the university, or contractors to teach them, or lecturers at the university qualification campaign required for appointment to the membership of the faculty at the university.

(B) Whoever is writing a book or a university translates to be:

1. Spent teaching five years of study at least, if the faculty members and at least ten years, if the teachers and the Ministry of Higher Education, or other categories.


2. Went on to teach the course, the subject of the book, or part of it, at least two seminars.

3. Do not settle for a faculty member - either alone or jointly with others - more than a university every two years a book calculated two-year period starting from the date the University Council's decision to adopt another book collectors has previously authored, and are excluded from this requirement literature in courses that do not have written a college precedent and do not apply the terms of the periods required for the adoption of the literature faculty at the university wrote the book submitted by the assistant professor candidate for appointment to the job if the professor had not been put through his work as assistant professor book university accordance with all applicable rules.
Article 6-


The author of books on medium institutes or translated by the following categories:

A- faculty members at universities with access to the conditions set forth in Article V.

B teachers of intermediate institutes who have spent at least five years in the course theme of the book, on average, the institute, to be shared with the author faculty member of the university fulfilled the conditions laid down.
Article 7.


Higher Education Council defines the names of the decisions of foreign languages, which allows her books authored sections, to be co-authoring three faculty members in the department fulfill the conditions mentioned in Article V of the Act. Including at least one with the rank of professor or assistant professor.
Article 8.


Taking into account the provisions of the second, fifth and sixth articles of this law and the beginning of each academic year issued the College Board or institute a decision establishing the names of courses that will be taught in the classroom and the name of the book or the approved textbooks for each course and the name of the authors on the basis of the recommendation of the District Councils and build suggestions for teaching staff in colleges and institutes, whatever their status, and in the following manner:

Shall continue in the teaching of the previous books approved assets to cover the decision, until the expiry of the approval, as stated in previous articles.

B writing a book or translated, individually or in combination with other faculty members at the university.

C textbook adoption in one of the universities in the Syrian Arab Republic, or otherwise, in accordance with the prescribed rules.

(D) the adoption of foreign books to teach courses in foreign languages ​​departments.
Article 9-


University book, to be printed and depends, to a four-year study, which may be extended year by year, it provided that the period of extension of more than three years, and need to be concerned department taught the book for the duration of its adoption. The start of the four years that decides her university book, from the academic year in which the book is put on the students and included in the exams this year, and may in the case of scientific necessity, estimated by competent councils modify some book research, during the period approved to be taught and issued amendments printed annexes.
Article 10.


None of the districts may be updated under the four article of this law, whatever the reason for the waiver of the author of the textbook and printed, of copyright.
Article 11.



A. gives the book's author or translator bonus valued according to the voltage (in authoring or translation), according to authoring and setup and other expenses required by the writers of the fees, forms and others, including the preparation of implicit costs of the author's commitment to correct the drafts of the book during printing, also gives auditors scientists and auditors Linguists appropriate remuneration according to the provisions of this law and the book's author or translator of the revenue generated by the Directorate of the sale of the book internally or externally does not benefit.

(B) A committee composed of five members nominated by the minister or the head of the university concerned as the case may be added to them two representatives of the concerned department estimates the authoring awards after the completion of printing the book and the disposal of bonuses by the minister or president of the university concerned - as the case - earmarked to this end credits in the budget of the competent directorate under the provisions of Article IV of the Act and in accordance with the general rules and principles issued by the Higher Education Council, and the Supreme Council for the middle of their respective institutes.

C excluded bonuses authoring and translation of the provisions of subsection (1) of paragraph (c) of Article (3) of the Act emptied members of the teaching staff in the Ministry of Higher Education, issued by Legislative Decree No. 87 of 1975, as amended, and the maximum compensation limits.
Article 12.


(A) allows the minister or the president of the university to guide educational institutions, public libraries, and government and administrative units, and municipal cultural centers, governments and cultural institutions, Arab and foreign number of academic books, and wrote higher institutes and medium-authored by teaching staff in all of them or their translation , within no more than 5% of printed copies of each book.

(B) gives the author, translator, forty free copy of his new book, or average.

(C) gives the author, translator, (2%) of the total number of printed copies of his book reprinted without modifying the condition of free copies given to him exceeding twenty copies.

D distributed ratio does not exceed 5% of the number of printed copies of each book to needy students free of charge.


Article 13.


Allows the Directorate of selling books, print and references from earlier, commercial libraries, or any other party, and allow it to re-print books, estimated that it was investigating the benefit of the print on the University Council shall issue a decision that, based on a reasoned proposal of the Directorate.
Article 14.


Neither it was including the authors, who deserved authored award may, printed book of books and academic references, included in this law, or published, selling, offering full for sale or fragmented in violation of the provisions, punishable by penalties stipulated in Article (712) of Penal Code as the penalties prescribed in Article (671) of the Penal Code, both sold books, books and academic references, at a price higher than the price it under the provisions of this law.
Article 15.



Allows faculty members in universities and colleges and medium print what they wish received from books and published, in the Syrian Arab Republic and abroad at their own expense, after obtaining the approval of the Faculty Council or the competent Institute as the case provided that students claim as contained in these books.
Article 16.


Updated directorates resolved under article IV of the Act replaces the Directorate of books updated and publications before its release in each of the universities in the Syrian Arab Republic and passed to the rest of the cash and in-kind assets, and all of their rights and obligations of all values ​​his own jurisdiction on the enforcement of this law.
Article 17.


Exempt updated directorates under the provisions of this law from all taxes and fees and financial customs, municipal and costs of different types and from all import restrictions, for each imported by or given to them from grants or donations or loans. And equipment, tools, equipment and technical and scientific publications, as well as transport non-tourist allocated for the purposes of shipping and distribution exclusively.
Article 18.


Constitute a committee headed by the minister and membership of university presidents delegate to it business-related books that have not been filtering their accounts until the effective date of this law, according to the provisions of the liquidation.
Article 19.


Minister of Higher Education issued executive instructions of this law.
Article 20.


Finished work by Legislative Decree No. (168) Date of 09/12/1963, as amended, and other objectionable provisions of this law, wherever they appear.
Article 21.


This law to be published in the official newspaper .

Damascus 16-3-1422h 06/07/2001 m

President
Bashar al-Assad