Section 9. The board's responsibility

Each tertiary vocational college must have its own board. Government-run tertiary vocational colleges and tertiary vocational colleges organized as adult education associations must have a board as its supreme governing body.
The board itself must make the decision that in its judgement, it is appropriate to admit new students. This decision must be made before the start of the academic year.
The board must also
  1. a.
    ensure that the students receive the education that the tertiary vocational college has accreditation for
  2. b.
    ensure that all conditions for any state support have been met
  3. c.
    ensure that information submitted to NOKUT, students and prospective students is correct and complete
  4. d.
    ensure that necessary information and guidance are given to applicants and students at the college, e.g. regarding school fees, courses offered, application deadlines and admission requirements
  5. e.
    determine requirements for teacher qualifications, instructor qualifications and management at the tertiary vocational college
  6. f.
    ensure that the activity is conducted in accordance with prevailing acts and regulations, and establish and enforce systematic control measures (internal control) for this.The Ministry may issue regulations concerning internal control according to the first sentence.
The board may delegate its decision-making powers to others at the tertiary vocational college unless it follows from this Act that the board itself must make the decision.