ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1. Short title.
THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT TRAINING INSTITUTE
3. Establishment of the Institute.
4. Objects and functions of the Institute.
5. Board of Trustees.
7. Committees or boards.
9. Principal of the Institute.
10. Appointment of the Deputy Principal of the Institute.
11. Appointment of employees.
12. Remuneration of members of the Board.
13. Superannuation benefits.
14. Funds and resources of the Institute.
15. Annual estimates.
17. Accounts and audit.
18. Principal's report.
19. Laying of accounts and report before the National Assembly.
21. Protection of members of the Board.
THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT TRAINING INSTITUTE ACT
An Act to establish the Local Government Training Institute, to define its functions and to provide for other matters relating to the Institute.
[1st November, 1995]
[G.N. No. 657 of 1995]
Act No. 26 of 1994
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS (ss 1-2)
This Act may be cited as the Local Government Training Institute Act.
In this Act, unless the context requires otherwise–
"Board" means the Board of Trustees established under section 5;
"Chairman" means the Chairman of the Board and includes the Acting Chairman and any person who presides over at any meeting of the Board;
"Institute" means the Local Government Training Institute established under section 3;
"member" in relation to the Board means a member of the Board and includes the Chairman;
"Minister" means the Minister for the time being responsible for local government;
"Principal" means the Principal of the Institute appointed under section 9.
THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT TRAINING INSTITUTE (ss 3-4)
(1) There is established an Institute which shall be known as the Local Government Training Institute.
(2) The Institute shall be a body corporate and shall–
(a) have a perpetual succession and 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 the power from time to time to borrow such sums of money as it may require for its purposes;
(e) have powers to employ officers, employees and agents.
The functions of the Institute shall be–
(a) to promote social and economic development by providing opportunities for the study of, and training in, the principles, techniques and their practical application, in various aspects of local government administration and management;
(b) to provide facilities, places and centres of learning, education training and research in local government practices and such other related subjects and disciplines as the Board of Trustees may, from time to time, decide;
(c) to conduct long and short term training programmes in all disciplines relating to local government including the preparation, application and evaluation of development programmes;
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