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National Research Council Act 2017 (No. 20 of 2017).

Country/Territory
Fiji
Document type
Legislation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to to establish the National Research Council and to regulate the operations of the National Research Fund and related matters.
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Environment gen.
Keyword
Agricultural development Institution Research Special fund Environmental security
Geographical area
Oceania, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

This Act establishes the National Research Council as a body corporate, defines its functions and powers and provides with respect to its administration. The aim of the Act is to (a) raise the standards and development of research, and development in all scientific, health, educational, industrial, technological, social and economic areas; and (b) encourage or promote consideration of ethical issues relating to research and development. The Act requires the Council to maintain a National Researc

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