CHAPTER 144
DAR ES SALAAM INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ACT

[PRINCIPAL LEGISLATION]

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   Section

Title

PART I
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS

   1.   Short title.

   2.   Interpretation.

PART II
THE DAR ES SALAAM INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

   3.   Establishment of the Institute.

   4.   Functions of the Institute.

   5.   Departments and constituent colleges.

   6.   Vesting of the properties.

PART III
THE COUNCIL

   7.   Establishment of the Council.

   8.   Members of the Council.

   9.   Powers and duties of the Council.

PART IV
ADMINISTRATION

   10.   The Principal.

   11.   Director of Studies.

   12.   Director of Administration and Finance.

   13.   Other staff.

PART V
FINANCIAL PROVISIONS

   14.   Funds of the Institute.

   15.   Annual budget estimates.

   16.   Re-allocation of funds.

   17.   Power to invest.

   18.   Accounts and audit.

   19.   Financial report to be laid before the National Assembly.

PART VI
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

   20.   Fees and allowances.

   21.   Minister may give directions.

   22.   Protection of members.

   23.   Transitional provisions.

   24.   Employees of the former College.

   25.   Regulations.

SCHEDULE

CHAPTER 144
THE DAR ES SALAAM INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ACT

An Act to establish the Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology and to provide for the functions, management and control of the Institute and for incidental or connected matters.

[1st July, 1997]
[G.N. No. 236 of 1997]

Acts Nos.
6 of 1997
3 of 2011

PART I
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS (ss 1-2)

1.   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology Act.

2.   Interpretation

   In this Act unless the context requires otherwise–

   "academic staff" means teaching staff employed by the Institute;

   "Council" means the council of the Institute established under section 7;

   "director" means a director appointed under section 10 or 11;

   "financial year" means the Institute's first account period, whether shorter or longer than a year;

   "former college" means the Dar es Salaam Technical College as existing before the commencement of this Act;

   "Institute" means the Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology established by section 3;

   "member" in relation to the Council includes the Chairman of the Council;

   "Minister" means the Minister for the time being responsible for science and technology;

   "Principal" means the Principal of the Institute appointed under section 9.

PART II
THE DAR ES SALAAM INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (ss 3-6)

3.   Establishment of the Institute

   (1) There is hereby established an institute to be known as the Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology.

   (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 or otherwise acquiring, and of alienating or disposing of any movable or immovable property; and

   (d)   have power to lend or borrow any sums of money which it may require for its purposes;

   (e)   be capable of entering into contracts; and

   (f)   have power to perform all other acts and things which are necessary for the proper performance of its functions or which may be performed under this Act.

4.   Functions of the Institute

   (1) The functions of the Institute shall be to–

   (a)   provide facilities for study and training in the principles, procedures and techniques of–

      (i)   Electrical Engineering;

      (ii)   Mechanical Engineering;

      (iii)   Civil Engineering;

      (iv)   Computer Studies;

      (v)   Laboratory Technology;

      (vi)   Electric and Telecommunications Engineering; and

      (vii)   such other related disciplines as the Institute may from time to time decide.

   (b)   conduct training programmes in the disciplines specified in paragraph (a);

   (c)   engage in applied research and development in the disciplines specified in paragraph (a) and to evaluate the results achieved by the Institute training programmes;

   (d)   provide Consultancy services to the Government, parastatal bodies or industries and such other bodies or organizations;

   (e)   sponsor, arrange or provide facilities for conferences and seminars;

   (f)   establish departments within the Institute for the organizations and administration of its work and activities;

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