ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1. Short title.
3. Establishment of the Institute.
4. Functions of the Institute.
5. Board of Governors.
6. Powers and duties of the Board.
10. Powers to approve organisation.
ADMISSION, EXAMINATIONS AND BOARD OF EXAMINERS
11. Admission and payment of fees on admission.
13. The Board of Examiners and its functions.
14. Funds of the Institute.
15. Power to borrow.
16. Annual and supplementary budget.
18. Accounts and audit.
19. Principal's report.
20. Laying of documents.
21. Remuneration, fees, etc.
22. Delegation of power by the Board.
23. Liabilities of Board members, employees and agents.
25. Savings and transitional provisions.
THE DAR ES SALAAM MARITIME INSTITUTE ACT
An Act to establish the Dar es Salaam Maritime Institute and to provide for the functions, management and control of the Institute and for related matters.
[1st July, 1992]
[G.N. No. 132 of 1992]
Act No. 22 of 1991
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS (ss 1-2)
This Act may be cited as the Dar es Salaam Maritime Institute Act.
In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires–
"Board" means the Board of Governors of the Institute established under section 5;
"Institute" means the Dar es Salaam Maritime Institute established under section 3;
"Minister" means the Minister responsible for maritime affairs;
"Principal" means the Principal of the Institute appointed under section 8;
"students organisation" means an organisation approved in writing by the Minister pursuant to section 10.
THE INSTITUTE (ss 3-4)
(1) There is hereby established an Institute which shall be known as the Dar es Salaam Maritime Institute.
(2) The Institute shall be a body Corporate and shall–
(a) have perpetual succession and an official seal;
(b) in its corporate name be capable of suing and being sued;
(c) be capable of holding, purchasing or otherwise acquiring in any other way, any movable property or immovable property and disposing of any of its property.
The functions of the Institute shall be to–
(a) provide facilities for the study of and training in the principles, procedures and techniques of basic training of seafarers, marine engineering, navigation, management of shipping enterprises, special skills and knowledge of pilotage or tug handling and such other related subjects as the Board of Governors may decide;
(b) conduct training programmes in the subject specified in paragraph (a) and in such other related subjects as the Board may decide;
(c) engage in research into theoretical, operational and organisational problems and training needs in the subjects specified in paragraph (a) and in the maritime sector in general;
(d) evaluate the results achieved by the Institutes training programme;
(e) provide consultancy services to the government, parastatal bodies and such other bodies or persons as may be necessary;
(f) sponsor, arrange or provide facilities for conferences and seminars;
(g) establish departments within the Institute for the organisation and administration of its work and activities;
(h) conduct professional examinations on behalf of the Ministry responsible for transport;
(i) do all such acts and things and enter into all such contracts and transactions, as are, in the opinions of the Board, expedient or necessary for the proper and efficient discharge of functions of the Institute;
(j) arrange for the publication and general dissemination of materials produced in connection with the work and activities of the Institute; and
(k) establish and foster closer association with other colleges, academies and institutions both nationally and internationally.
ADMINISTRATION (ss 5-10)
(1) There shall be a Board of Governors of the Institute.
(2) The provisions of the Schedule shall have effect as to the composition of the Board tenure of office of its members, termination of their appointments, the proceedings of the Board and other matters in relation to the Board and its members.
(3) The Minister may, by an order published in the Gazette, amend, vary or replace all or any of the provisions of the Schedule to this Act.
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