The Myanmar Aerospace Engineering University Law

(The State Peace and Development Council Law N0. 2/2002)
the 3rd Waxing of Tabodwe 1363 ME
(15th February,2002)

( The State Peace and Development Council Law No. 2/2002)

The State Peace and Development Council  hereby enacts the following Law;

Chapter  I ( Title and Definition )

1.       This Law shall be called the Myanmar Aerospace Engineering University Law.

2.    The following expressions contained in this Law shall have the meanings given                 hereunder;

       (a)   University means the Myanmar Aerospace Engineering University established                 under this Law; 

        (b)    Council means the University Council formed under this Law to supervise the                 function and duties  of the Myanmar Aerospace Engineering University; 

         (c)   Rector means the Rector of the Myanmar Aerospace Engineering University.

Chapter II (Establishment)

3.     The Myanmar Aerospace Engineering University is hereby established from the             date on which this Law comes into force.

4.     The Ministry of Science and Technology may establish the degree colleges,                  colleges, institutes and schools affiliated to the University, as may be necessary,              with the approval of the Government.

Chapter III (Aims of the University)

5.     The aims of the University are as follows;

       (a)     to contribute towards modernization and development of the State by                             Aerospace  Engineering; 

       (b)     to nurture the ethical, skilful and reputable Aerospace Engineers; 

       (c)     to teach science and  technology contributory to the profession relating to                      Aerospace Engineering; 

       (d)     to make plans and arrangements for perpetual development of Aerospace                      Engineering; 

       (e)     to have the knowledge, standards and recommended practices prescribed by                 the International Civil Aviation Organization; 

       (f)     to carry out the necessary research works for the development of the                             Aerospace Engineering;

Chapter IV (Formation of the Council )

6.     The Ministry of Science and Technology with the approval of the Government:-

        (a) shall form the University Council comprising the following persons:-

        (1) Minister                                                   Chairman
              The Ministry of Science and Technology 

        (2) Persons from the relevant                        Government Members of the Council                                                                              Departments and Organizations

        (3) Experts                                                    Members of the Council 
                                                                             relating to the subjects

        (4) Suitable Citizens                                       Members of the Council

        (5) Rector                                                     Secretary
                                                                             The Myanmar Aerospace                                                                                              Engineering University

             (b) if necessary, may determine a vice chairman and a joint secretary and assign                   duty to them.
             (c) may alter and form the Council as may be necessary.

Chapter V (Functions and Duties of the Council )

7.     The functions and duties of the Council are as follows:-
        (a)   laying down the educational policies and guidances of the University; 

        (b)   recommending and submitting to establish the degree colleges, colleges,
                institutes and schools affiliated to the University; 

        (c) laying down the work programmes to be carried out in implementing the aims
             of the University;
       (d) co-ordinating and carrying out in respect of determining the degrees,
            diplomas and certificates to be conferred by the University; 

       (e) co-ordinating and determining the grade of experience of the Aerospace
           Engineering determined by the International Civil Aviation Organization to which             thedegrees, diplomas and certificates to be conferred by the University
            are equivalent;
       (f) carrying out, if necessary, for recognition of the Aerospace Engineering degrees,             diplomas and certificates conferred by the foreign countries;
      (g) determining the educational qualification of the faculty staff who would be
            serving at the University;
      (h) determining the number of students to be admitted to the University
            in accordance with therequirement of the State;
      (i)   laying down the schemes and carrying out for performing the research works
            to develop Aerospace Engineering and dissemination of such engineering;
      (j)  deciding in respect of conferring honorary degrees relating to Aerospace                         Engineering;
       (k) supervising and co-ordinating the functions and duties of the University
            Academic Body and University Administrative Body, and the academic
            and administrative functions and  duties of  degree colleges, colleges,
            institutes and schools affiliated to the University; and determining the                             submissions thereof;
      (l) obtaining necessary technical assistance and other assistance
          from the GovernmentDepartments and Organizations and local and foreign                   organizations;
     (m) forming necessary sub-committees to implement the functions and duties of
           the Council and determining the functions and duties thereof.

8. The non-governmental members of the Council are entitled to receive the remunerations determined by the Ministry of Science and Technology.

Chapter VI

( Formation of the University Academic Body and University Administrative Body )

9. The Council shall, for carrying out the functions and duties of  scrutinizing  and approving the syllabi curriculums and books according to the subjects to be taught in University, of conferring  degrees, diplomas and certificates; and other academic functions and duties, form the Academic Body with the Rector as Chairman.

10.The Council shall, for carrying out the financial functions of the University, functions and duties relating to maintenance of discipline of the students and other administrative functions, form the University Administrative Body with the Rector as Chairman.

11.The Council shall determine the functions and duties of the University Academic Body and the University Administrative Body.

12. The non-governmental members of the University Academic Body and University
Administrative Body are entitled to receive the remunerations determined by the Ministry of Science and Technology.

Chapter VII ( Organizational Set-up )

13. The Council shall prepare, approve and maintain the necessary organizational
    set-up based on the academic and administrative functions and duties in the manner      prescribed.

14. The Council in appointing the faculty staff and personnel:-
     (a)   have the power to appoint within the organizational set-up in accordance
            with the  existing  regulations, bye-laws and directives;
    (b)   may, in consultation with the relevant departments, transfer, obtain and appoint              faculty staff  and personnel who are qualified to carry out effectively the                         academic and dministrative  functions and duties.

15. The Council may delegate powers relating to affairs of the personnel to the Rector,        as may be  necessary.

Chapter VIII (Finance )

16. The Rector shall submit the annual budget estimate of the University to the
       Ministry of Science  and Technology, obtain approval thereof and carry out                    accordingly.

17. The Rector shall maintain accounts, and make credits and debits in respect
      of receipts and  expenditures of the University in accordance with the existing                financial regulations, bye-laws and  directives.

Chapter IX (Miscellaneous )

18.   The University shall have the power to confer degrees, diplomas, certificates
        and honorary  degrees relating to Aerospace Engineering.

19.     The University shall have perpetual succession and a common seal and shall have           the power to sue and be sued in its corporate name.

20.     The University shall, in order to implement successfully the academic
          and administrative functions, have the power to communicate with
          the Ministries, Government Departments and Organizations and other local
          and foreign organizations, and to obtain the technical and other necessary
          assistances therefrom.

21.     For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this law:-
         (a)     the Ministry of Science and Technology may, with the approval
                  of the Government, issue  rules procedures as may be necessary;
          (b)    the Ministry of Science and Technology and Council may issue
                   orders and directives as may be necessary.
 

                                                                         (Sd.) Than Shwe
                                                                          Senior General
                                                                               Chairman
                                                    The State Peace and Development Council