Attachment No.3
to the order of the Rector of the Law
Enforcement Academy under the
Prosecutor General’s Office of the
Republic of Kazakhstan
6 November 2018 No.80

REGULATION
on the Interdepartmental Research Institute of the Law Enforcement Academy under the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan

1. General regulations

1. The Interdepartmental Research Institute of the Law Enforcement Academy under the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan (hereinafter – the IRI) is an independent structural unit of the Law Enforcement Academy under the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan (hereinafter – the Academy).

2. The IRI is guided by the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On the Prosecutor’s Office”, “On Law Enforcement Service”, “On Science” and other legal acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan, organizational and administrative acts of the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Kazakhstan (hereinafter – the Prosecutor General) and regulations of the Academy, orders of the Rector, as well as this Regulation.

3. The structure and staff membership of the IRI are determined by the Rector, in accordance with the procedure established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

4. The IRI consists of:

1) Center for Organization and Coordination of Scientific Research, Normative Activity (1st center);

2) Center for Research on Problems of Criminal Policy and Punishments Execution (2nd center);

3) Center for the Study of Problems in the sphere of Public Interests Protection (3rd center);

4) Center for Research on Improving the Law Enforcement System (4th center).

2. Main tasks, functions, rights and duties of the IRI

5. Task:
conducting scientific research in law enforcement field.

Functions:

1) coordination and planning of the research activities of the IRI;

2) the formation of authors’ groups and the development of work plans for interdepartmental scientific research;

3) implementation of research and other analytical work in law enforcement field (on problems of criminal policy and the execution of sentences; in the field of public interest; on improving law enforcement);

4) approbation of the results of research work in law-enforcement practice and the educational process, in accordance with the procedure established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, legal acts of the Prosecutor General and the Rector of the Academy;

2) performance of research work, including through project management, in the manner established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, legal acts of the Prosecutor General and the Rector of the Academy;

5) participation in the scientific support of the activities of law enforcement agencies through the preparation of analytical materials (analysis, review, synthesis, recommendations, etc.);

6) organization and participation in regional, national and international conferences, departmental and interdepartmental meetings, seminars, round tables and training programs conducted by national and foreign universities, scientific organizations and institutions;

7) preparation and publication of scientific articles, including in journals with nonzero impact factor;

8) implementation of other functions provided for by regulatory legal acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan, legal acts of the Prosecutor General and the Rector of the Academy.

6. Task:
coordination and monitoring of interdepartmental research in the law enforcement field.

Functions:

1) coordination and planning of research activities of the Institute;

2) monitoring of law enforcement practice to determine current research topics;

3) support of the activities of the Scientific and Methodological Council of the Academy;

4) observation, collection, generalization, analysis, evaluation, registration of data on ongoing interdepartmental scientific research;

5) provision of interdepartmental cooperation in matters of scientific research activities of the Academy;

6) development of unified approaches, methodology for conducting interdepartmental research works;

7) the formation of a data bank of relevant research works, accounting introduction for interdepartmental scientific research;

8) participation in the development of legal acts in the law enforcement field, their monitoring;

6) implementation of other functions provided for by regulatory legal acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan, legal acts of the Prosecutor General and the Rector of the Academy.

7. Rights and duties of the IRI’s employees:

1) According to the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the organizational and administrative acts of the Prosecutor General and the Rector of the Academy, the IRI’s employees have the right:

to participate in meetings with the leadership of the Prosecutor General’a Office, the Rector of the Academy, the heads of the structural divisions of the Academy, as well as those organized and held in state bodies and non-governmental organizations on matters relating to the activities of the Academy;

to request and receive information and materials in established manner from the structural units of the Academy, which are necessary to perform the tasks and functions assigned to the IRI;

to request and receive information and materials from state, law enforcement agencies, organizations and institutions in accordance with the procedure established by law on issues related to the activities of the Academy;

to make suggestions on improving the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, organizing the work of the Academy and other bodies and institutions of the Prosecutor’s Office;

to publish the results of scientific research in departmental publications of the Prosecutor General’s Office, other law enforcement, state and judicial bodies;

to participate in the established manner in international and scientific conferences, seminars, round tables, etc .;

to exercise other powers provided for by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

2) According to the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the organizational and administrative acts of the Prosecutor General and the Rector of the Academy, the IRI’s employees are obliged:

to carry out activity within the limits of the granted powers;

to strictly observe the requirements of legislation, legal acts of the Prosecutor General and the Rector of the Academy in the performance of tasks and functions assigned to the IRI;

within the competence to take measures to eliminate and prevent future violations of the law;

to keep state secrets and other secrets protected by law;

to exercise other powers provided for by regulatory legal acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan, legal acts of the Prosecutor General and the Rector of the Academy.

8. The delimitation of the competence of the IRI’s centers according to the subject-zonal principle is regulated by official duties.

3. Organization of activities of the IRI

9. The IRI has the powers necessary to realize its main tasks and functions, in accordance with legislative acts, acts of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, other normative legal acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan, orders, instructions of the Prosecutor General and the Rector of the Academy.

10. The Institute is headed by a Vice-rector – director who is appointed and dismissed by the Prosecutor General in the manner established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

11. The Vice-rector – director maintains the overall management of the IRI’s activities and is personally responsible for carrying out the tasks assigned to the IRI and carrying out its functions.

12. The Vice-rector – director submits proposals to the Rector of the Academy on the structure and staffing of the IRI.

13. For these purposes, the Vice-rector – director:

1) determines the authority of his deputy and the heads of the IRI centers;

2) organizes and coordinates the IRI’s work, ensures the interaction of the IRI with the structural subdivisions of the Prosecutor General’s Office, its departments and institutions, Academy, regional prosecutor’s offices and the central state bodies equated to them;

3) organizes and controls the execution of orders, instructions, orders of the Prosecutor General, the Rector of the Academy, decisions of the collegial bodies of the Prosecutor General’s Office, the Academy, administrative and operational meetings under the Prosecutor General and the Rector on issues within the competence of the IRI;

4) conducts operational meetings on the IRI’s work, distributes the received materials and messages to the staff of the IRI, instructs them in accordance with their functional responsibilities;

5) organizes the preparation of materials for the attestation of the IRI’s staff;

6) carries out the selection and placement of personnel in the IRI, provides the subordinate employees and officers with proper working conditions;

7) submits proposals to the Rector for the encouragement or application of disciplinary measures to the employees and officers of the IRI;

8) ensures compliance by employees of the performance, service and labor disciplines;

9) exercises other powers in accordance with laws, acts of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, orders of the Prosecutor General and the Rector of the Academy.

14. Deputy Director of the IRI:

1) coordinates the activities of the IRI, its structural divisions within its authority;

2) during the absence of the IRI’s Vice-rector – director, maintains general management of the IRI’s activities and is personally responsible for carrying out the tasks assigned to it and exercising its functions;

3) makes proposals to the Vice-rector – director about personnel recruitment, distribution of duties between the IRI’s employees, assignment of class rank, promotion, disciplinary liability;

4) provides preparation of materials for the attestation of the IRI’s staff;

5) conducts operational meetings on the subject of the direction being supervised, distributes the incoming materials and appeals to the IRI’s staff, instructs them in accordance with their functional responsibilities;

6) plans the work of the IRI’s structural divisions;

7) ensures and controls the execution of orders, instructions, orders of the Prosecutor General, the Rector of the Academy, the Vice-Rector of the Academy, decisions of the collegial bodies of the Prosecutor General’s Office, the Academy, administrative and operational meetings under the Prosecutor General and the Rector on matters within the competence of the Institute;

8) signs official documentation within the competence of the IRI, including the name of of the supervising vice-rector;

9) exercise other powers in accordance with the laws, acts of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, orders of the Prosecutor General and the Rector of the Academy.

15. Documents sent on behalf of the IRI to other structural subdivisions of the Academy on the issues within the competence of the IRI are signed by the Vice-rector of the Academy – director of the Institute, in case of his absence by a person substituting him.

16. The IRI reports directly to the Rector, organizationally and functionally independent from other structural units and officials of the Academy.

17. Clerical work at the IRI is carried out in accordance with the Rules for documenting and managing documentation in the organs, departments and institutions of the Prosecutor’s Office and organizational and administrative acts for securing the regime of secrecy.