Regulations of the Department
GOVERNMENT OF TYUMEN REGION. GOVERNMENT OF TYUMEN REGION
July 03, 2006 Tyumen
July 03, 2006 Tyumen
In accordance with the resolution of the Tyumen region Governor dated June 28, 2006 ¹ 39 "About changing the structure of executive authorities of Tyumen region":
1. To validate the regulation on the Department of Investment Policy and State Support of Entrepreneurship of Tyumen region according to the annex.
2. Control over the execution of the resolution shall reside with A.V. Moor, Deputy Governor of the region.
Governor of the region V.V. Yakushev
the resolution of the Government
of Tyumen region
dated July 03, 2006 ¹160-p
on the Department of Investment Policy and State Support of Entrepreneurship of Tyumen region
1. General provisions
1.1. The Department of Investment Policy and State Support of Entrepreneurship of Tyumen region (hereinafter - Department) is an executive authority of Tyumen region, ensuring within its competence pursuing the uniform investment and foreign economic policy of Tyumen region, as well as the state support of entrepreneurship policy.
1.2. The Department in its activity is accountable and subordinated to the Deputy Governor of Tyumen region, being in charge of this filed of activity.
1.3. In its activity the Department is governed by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal laws, decrees of the President of the Russian Federation, resolutions and instructions of the Government of the Russian Federation, the Charter of Tyumen region, laws of Tyumen region, resolutions, orders of the Governor and the Government of the region, and the present Regulation.
1.4. The Department holds the rights of a legal entity, has a seal, stamps, letter headed papers, accounts in accordance with the legislation in force.
1.5. Financing expenditures to maintain the Department is performed at the cost of the regional budget.
1.6. The Department legal address: 52, Respubliki str., Tyumen, 625018.
2. Major objectives of the Department
The Department major objectives are:
2.1. developing and pursuing the uniform investment and foreign economic policy of Tyumen region, coordination of the activity of the regional executive authorities under the policy implementation;
2.2. building up the mechanisms of the state support of investment activity in the territory of Tyumen region;
2.3. implementation of the federal policy of Tyumen region on the state support of entrepreneurship;
2.4. ensuring effective interaction of Tyumen region with public authorities, representatives of official and business circles of the Russian Federation and foreign countries.
3. Functions of the Department
In accordance with the tasks allotted the Department executes the following functions:
In the field of investment policy:
3.1. performs collection and generalization of information that contains description of development and investment capacity of major industries and subbranches of economy of Tyumen region, and the data on basic potential investors for these branches;
3.2. coordinates the investment activity of Tyumen region and interacts with local government authorities of Tyumen region;
3.3. coordinates the activity on elaboration of branch strategies, economic development concepts; growth point search, etc.;
3.4. builds up and carries out programs and a range of activities, intended for attracting Russian and foreign investments in the economy of Tyumen region;
3.5. searches and attracts investors and supports projects, intended for development of Tyumen region, including organizational and information assistance;
3.6. coordinates the activity on staffing under implementation of investment projects;
3.7. organizes and holds training activities for managers of the regional companies in order to enhance the companies’ competitiveness;
3.8. develops proposals to implement investment projects, related to using and (or) privatization of federal enterprises, federal property;
3.9. keeps a common register of investment projects in Tyumen region;
3.10. organizes the activity of the Tyumen region Investment Council;
3.11. within its competence carries out analysis, assessment and selection of investment projects in order to grant the state support to the holders of investment projects of Tyumen region;
3.12. within its competence elaborates and concludes investment agreements;
3.13. develops the proposals on annual amount of funds of the regional budget, borrowed current assets, credits and other resources, required for financing investment projects and programs;
3.14. cooperates with international and Russian financial institutions - organizers of international programs on economic cooperation and technical assistance, other agencies to attract investments in the economy of Tyumen region;
3.15. performs an expertise of investment projects in order to provide the investment project holders with the state support due to the funds of the Tyumen region development budget.
In the field of foreign economic and interregional relations:
3.16. ensures pursuing in the territory of the region of the uniform state policy in the sphere of foreign economic and interregional relations; performs analysis of development tendencies; defines priority trends;
3.17. elaborates and carries out a range of activities, intended for development of the foreign economic potential of Tyumen region;
3.18. establishes and develops external contacts of the Tyumen region Government and economy agents of Tyumen region, represents the interests of Tyumen region in contacts with potential Russian and foreign investors, investment funds, administration of embassies, consulates and representations;
3.19. ensures the promotion of foreign economic interests of the regional Government and economic agents of the region in external markets on such issues as conclusion of contracts, placement of orders, sales of products, etc., including arrangement of visits of the regional Government directorate in connection with the mentioned above issues;
3.20. arranges investment-economic exhibitions, presentations, forums, conferences, and ensures the Tyumen region participation in the events of the kind, organized by other regions and countries, economic agents;
3.21. in the prescribed order cooperates with public authorities of the Russian Federation, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Regional Development of the Russian Federation;
3.22. arranges visits of official and business-delegations, including foreign ones, to Tyumen region and visits of the Tyumen region representatives abroad;
3.23. provides enterprises and organizations with assistance in issues of their integration to the world economic system, building up long-term and mutually beneficial foreign economic links; assistance in developing presentation materials for foreign partners in order to promote the Tyumen region enterprises’ products;
3.24. in the prescribed manner cooperates with the Tyumen representation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Yekaterinburg as well as with the Visa and Registration Office UPVS GUVD of Tyumen region as regards passport and visa provision of officials and representatives of the Tyumen region companies and foreign citizens;
3.25. fulfills cooperation and coordination with official representations of Tyumen region in the subjects of the Russian Federation and abroad, conducts mutual work with the representations of foreign countries, located in Tyumen region and other subjects of the Russian Federation;
3.26. carries out international cooperation in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation, including frontier cooperation, takes part in implementation of the state policy in respect to compatriots abroad, except for the issues, which the solution is within the competence of the Russian Federation;
3.27. organizes information work, intended for building up a positive and steady investment image and reputation of Tyumen region.
In the field of the state support of entrepreneurship:
3.28. develops and implements the programs and a range of activities aimed at granting the state support of entrepreneurship in Tyumen region;
3.29. elaborates and submits for admittance in the prescribed order the projects of normative legal acts and draft regulations of the Governor and the Government of Tyumen region on the following issues:
- about the terms and procedures for granting the state support to industrial enterprises in forms, established by the legislation in force of the Russian Federation and Tyumen region;
- about approval of the procedure for selection of industrial companies to obtain the state support;
3.30. develops the proposals to perfect the forms of the state support of entrepreneurship, facilitates the development of competition and undertaking in Tyumen region;
3.31. completes the analysis of the entrepreneurship state in Tyumen region and the efficiency of using the measures to provide the state support of entrepreneurship;
3.32. works out the proposals to establish tax privileges and other benefits for business units, as well as the offers about using the regional budget funds to support entrepreneurship;
3.33. develops the proposals and provides assistance in developing the system of training, retraining and professional development of the personnel for business units, acting in the territory of Tyumen region;
3.34. organizes the activity of the Coordination Council for Development of Microentrepreneurship in Tyumen region;
3.35. cooperates with the Fund of Development and Support of Entrepreneurship in Tyumen region;
3.36. organizes the activity of the Committee for Selection of Industrial Enterprises to obtain the state support;
3.37. organizes the activity of the Committee for Selection of Small Business Enterprises to obtain the state support;
3.38. organizes the activity of the Committee for Overcoming Administrative Barriers in Tyumen region;
3.39. organizes and holds conferences, forums, meetings, round tables, etc devoted to small businesses’ problems;
3.40. arranges the information support and training of small business enterprises;
3.41. arranges the advertising support of the regional product in mass media.
4. Powers of the Department
To perform the functions, stipulated by the section 3 of the present Regulation, the Department enjoys the following powers:
4.1. cooperates in the prescribed order and within the competence of the Department with the public authorities of the Russian Federation, executive authorities of Tyumen region and local government authorities, institutions, organizations and citizens;
4.2. works out, coordinates and submits for approval in the prescribed order the projects of normative legal acts and draft regulations on the issues being within the competence of the Department;
4.3. executes the resolutions and orders of the Governor and the Government of Tyumen region as regards the issues being within the competence of the Department;
4.4. takes part in the elaboration and coordination of draft agreements, contracts of Tyumen region with other subjects of the Russian Federation, federal executive authorities, foreign partners, business entities as regards the issues being within the competence of the Department; facilitates fulfillment of the Tyumen region’s obligations on these agreements (contracts);
4.5. in the prescribed procedure, by the order of the Governor of the region, acts, represents the interests on issues, being within the competence of the Department, at judicial agencies, in regular courts, arbitration tribunals and intermediate courts, at other federal authorities and local government authorities;
4.6. prepares the information for mass media about events, held by the Government of Tyumen region, on the issues, being within the competence of the Department;
4.7. holds conferences, seminars, meetings, organizes exhibitions and other activities on the issues, being within the competence of the Department;
4.8. in the prescribed order organizes work groups and committees, scientific-consulting and expert councils with representatives of the other executive authorities of Tyumen region and other agencies being involved;
4.9. gets scientific-research and other organizations as well as particular specialists involved in the work, including the work on contractual basis;
4.10. fulfills the functions of the manager of budgetary appropriations, allocated to the Department for a regular financial year, and controls their intended use;
4.11. requests and receives information, documents and materials, required for fulfillment of the tasks and execution of the functions, allotted to the Department, in the prescribed order from the Tyumen region executive authorities, federal authorities and local government authorities, institutions, enterprises and organizations;
4.12. reviews appeals of individuals and legal entities regarding the issues within the competence of the Department, and undertakes relevant measures;
4.13. by the order of the Tyumen region Governor manages foreign exchange monetary funds to make payments in favor of non-residents under concluded contracts in accordance with the legislation in force;
4.14. concludes within its competence contracts in accordance with the legislation in force;
4.15. exercises other powers according to the current laws.
5. Management of the Department
5.1. The Department is headed by Director, assigned and dismissed by the Governor of Tyumen region.
5.2. The Department Director has his Deputies, assigned and dismissed by the Governor of Tyumen region.
5.3. The Department Director carries out management of the Department on the basis of undivided authority and bears personal responsibility for execution of tasks allotted to the Department.
5.4. When the Department Director is absent his duties are executed by one of the Deputies of the Department Director on the basis of the order of the Department Director.
5.5. When fulfilling the current tasks and functions, stipulated by the present Regulation, the Department Director is accountable to the Deputy Governor of Tyumen region, who coordinates and controls the activity of the Department.
5.6.The Department Director:
- manages the activity of the Department;
- issues orders subject to applicable regulations and arranges control measures to check the way they are fulfilled; approves instructions on the issues, referred as the competence of the Department; gives methodological guidelines; works out and carries on correspondence within the competence of the Department;
- distributes functional duties between the Deputy Director of the Department, other managers of the Department subdivisions;
-submits on approval in due order the structure, authorized staff size and official salaries of the Department employees; applies for uplifting official salaries of the Department employees;
- approves expenditure estimates to maintain the Department within the limits, approved for the relevant period of budgetary appropriations;
- assigns and dismisses the Department employees in accordance with the labor and civil service legislation of the Russian Federation and Tyumen region;
- approves employment position rules for the Department employees;
- concludes contracts and agreements on behalf of the Department within its competence and also by the instruction (orders) of the Governor and the Government of Tyumen region;
- opens and closes accounts under the procedure established by the current laws, manages the Department funds within the limits of the approved expenditure items subject to applicable regulations;
- ensures compliance to fiscal discipline, guarantees the safeguard of assets and tangible properties;
- represents the Department in relations with public authorities and local government authorities, as well as with business entities without power of attorney;
- forms working committees in the Department and establishes their operation procedure;
- submits nomination for honorary ranks of distinguished employees; applies incentives and measures of punishment;
- executes other powers under the present Regulation.
6. Responsibility of the Department
6.1. The Department Director and his Deputies:
- bear personal responsibility for execution of Laws of the Russian Federation, Tyumen region, Decrees of the President of the Russian Federation, regulations of the Russian Federation Government, resolutions and orders of the Governor and the Government of the region;
- bear responsibility for fulfillment of the tasks and functions, fixed by the Regulation on the Department;
- are responsible for organizing and maintaining office administration, following the established instructions on the office management procedure in the regional Government, meeting the rules and procedures for handling paperwork;
- are in charge of the timely and complete review of complaints and applications of citizens. The Department management organizes and is in conference of citizens during appropriate days.
6.2. The Department employees bear responsibility for disclosure of information, classified as state secret and confidential data.