ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1. Short title.
THE ARDHI INSTITUTE
3. Establishment of Institute.
5. Functions of Institute.
7. Powers and duties of Council.
OFFICERS OF THE INSTITUTE
9. Principal and Vice-Principal.
12. Funds of the Institute.
13. Power to borrow.
14. Annual and supplementary budget.
16. Accounts and audit.
17. Principal's report.
18. Annual statement of the accounts and documents laid before National Assembly.
20. Fees and allowances.
21. Minister may give directions.
22. Council may make by-laws.
23. Protection of members of Council.
THE ARDHI INSTITUTE ACT
An Act to establish Ardhi Institute and to provide for the functions, management and control of the Institute and for connected matters.
[15th February, 1975]
[G.N. No. 30 of 1975]
Act No. 35 of 1974
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS (ss 1-2)
This Act may be cited as the Ardhi Institute Act.
In this Act unless the context requires otherwise–
"Council" means the Council of the Institute established under section 6;
"decree" means a decree promulgated by the Council under section 8;
"Examination Board" means an Examination Board of the Institute established under section 7;
"financial year" in relation to the Institute includes the Institute's first accounting period, whether shorter or longer than a year and if the Institute changes its accounting period, the period, whether shorter or longer than a year, employed to give effect to the change;
"Institute" means the Ardhi Institute established by section 3;
"member" in relation to the Council, includes the Chairman of the Council;
"Minister" means the Minister responsible for Lands;
"Principal" means the Principal appointed under section 9.
THE ARDHI INSTITUTE (ss 3-8)
(1) There is established an Institute which shall be known as Ardhi Institute–
(2) The Institute shall be a body corporate and shall–
(a) have perpetual succession and a common seal;
(b) in its corporate name, be capable of suing and being sued;
(c) be capable of purchasing and otherwise acquiring and of alienating, any movable or immovable property;
(d) subject to the provisions of this Act, have power from time to time to borrow such sums of money as it may require for its purposes.
(1) The Institute shall consist of the Department of Land Surveying, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Department of Estate Management and Valuation, Department of Design, Building Construction and Housing Management and any other Departments which the Council may, with the consent of the Minister, establish.
(2) The Council may, with the consent of the Minister, disestablish any Department or merge any two or more Departments.
The functions of the Institute shall be–
(a) to provide facilities for the study of, and training in, the principles, procedures and techniques of land surveying, physical planning, estate management and valuation, design, building construction, and housing management and any other relate subjects as the Council may decide;
(b) to conduct training programmes in the subjects specified in paragraph (a) and in any other associated subjects as the Council may decide;
(c) to engage in research into theoretical, operational and organisational problems and training needs in the subjects specified in paragraph (a) and to evaluate the results achieved by the Institute's training programmes;
(d) to provide consultancy services to the Government, parastatal bodies and such other bodies or organisations as may be designated by the Minister;
(e) to sponsor, arrange or provide facilities for conferences and seminars;
(f) to establish departments, within the Institute for the organisation and administration of its work and activities;
(g) to conduct professional examinations and to grant professional diplomas, certificates of different types and other awards of the Institute;
(h) to do all their acts and things, and enter into all contracts and transactions, which are, in the opinion of the Council, expedient or necessary for the proper and efficient discharge of the functions of the Institute;
(i) to arrange for the publication and general dissemination of materials produced in connection with the work and activities of the Institute;
(j) to establish and foster closer association with the University of Dar-es-Salaam, the technical colleges and other institutions of higher learning.
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