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Decree No. 87/2021 creating the Oceanographic Institution of Mozambique (InOM).

Type of law

This Decree, consisting of 27 articles divided into five Chapters, creates the Oceanographic Institution of Mozambique (InOM). It establishes composition, duties and responsibilities of the above mentioned InOM, as a collective entity of public law, scientific research, knowledge development, technology and innovation. The sectoral supervision of InOM is exercised by the Minister who oversees the areas of the sea, inland waters and fisheries and includes, namely, the following activities: a) approve the strategic lines and research policies; b) approve the Internal Regulations of InOM; c) propose the staff for approval by the competent body; d) carry out the performance control, in particular with regard to the fulfillment of the established purposes and objectives; e) suspend, revoke or cancel, under the terms of the applicable legislation, the acts of the bodies of the InOM that are contrary to the law and other normative and management instruments; f) perform disciplinary power over the members of the InOM bodies, under the terms of the applicable legislation; g) order the carrying out of inspection, inspection or auditing of the acts carried out by the bodies; h) carrying out inquiries to the InOM services; i) propose to the Prime Minister the appointment of the General Director and the Scientific Director of InOM, under the terms of the applicable legislation, etc.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Decree enters into force on the day of its publication.
Serial Imprint
Boletim da Rep blica, I S rie, No. 208.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
Decreto n. 87/2021 - Cria o Instituto Oceanogr fico de Mo ambique, abreviadamente designado por InOM.