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The governmental order of the Russian Federation from April, 6th, 2004 N 159 Moscow Questions of Federal Agency of supervision in an education sphere and sciences

According to the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation from March, 9th, 2004 N 314 About system and structure of federal enforcement authorities the Government of the Russian Federation decides :

1. To establish that the Federal Agency of supervision in an education sphere and sciences is the federal enforcement authority which is carrying out functions on control and supervision in the sphere of education and sciences.

2. The Federal Agency of supervision in an education sphere and sciences is in conducting the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.

3. The Federal Agency of supervision in an education sphere and sciences in the established field of activity carries out:

control and supervision of legislation execution in the sphere of education, sciences, scientifically - technical activity, the youth policy, certification scientific and scientifically - pedagogical shots;

it is independent and together with controls education of subjects of the Russian Federation the state quality assurance of education in educational institutions;

licensing, certification and the state accreditation of educational institutions and their branches, and also the scientific organisations (in sphere poslevuzovskogo and additional vocational training);

consideration of the questions connected with acknowledgement, a recognition and an establishment of equivalence of documents on education, scientific degrees and the ranks received abroad and in the Russian Federation;

consideration of questions of assignment of academic statuses of the professor on specialities and the professor on stand, the senior lecturer on specialities and the senior lecturer on stand, and also deprivation (restoration) of the specified academic statuses, questions of award of scientific degrees of the doctor of sciences and the candidate of science and delivery of corresponding diplomas of the established sample;

creation of advice on protection doctor`s and master`s theses (dissertational advice), an establishment of their competence.

4. To resolve to Federal Agency of supervision in an education sphere and sciences to have to 3 deputy heads, and also in structure of central office to 5 managements on the basic lines of activity of Service.

5. To establish limiting number of workers of central office of Federal Agency of supervision in an education sphere and sciences in number of 161 units (without the personnel on protection and service of buildings).

6. To agree with the offer of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation on placing of central office of Federal Agency of supervision in an education sphere and sciences in Moscow, parkway Chistoprudnyj, d. 6/ 19, street Garden - Suharevsky, d. 16, and street Kantemirovsky, d. 39.

the Chairman of the Government

the Russian Federation

M.Fradkov